Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for npm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited npm over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

npm
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 88 110
Rank change year-on-year +6 +22 -
Contract jobs citing npm 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.75% 0.075% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.00% 0.75% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -15.63% -
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

npm is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 200 134 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.08% 10.04% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 86 58
Cheshire median daily rate £475 £438 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +6.71% +7.54%
10th Percentile £280 £256 £321
90th Percentile £595 £650 £533
North West median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - £12.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.22% +77.63%
North West median hourly rate £16.88 £12.75 £30.19
% change year-on-year +32.35% -57.77% +34.18%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing npm as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for npm in Cheshire

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing npm in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for npm in Cheshire

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing npm in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for npm in Cheshire

npm
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 9 £450 -
Macclesfield - 1 £325 -
npm
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing npm also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for npm.

1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
1 10 (100.00%) Node.js
1 10 (100.00%) CSS3
1 10 (100.00%) HTML5
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (80.00%) Ajax
3 8 (80.00%) JSON
3 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Perforce
3 8 (80.00%) BDD
3 8 (80.00%) React
3 8 (80.00%) SonarQube
3 8 (80.00%) gulp
3 8 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (80.00%) Sass
3 8 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (80.00%) Grunt
3 8 (80.00%) ES6
3 8 (80.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 8 (80.00%) Redux
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Capita
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Mocha
5 1 (10.00%) Broccoli

npm
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (80.00%) Grunt
1 8 (80.00%) gulp
1 8 (80.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (10.00%) Bower
2 1 (10.00%) Broccoli
2 1 (10.00%) JSHint
2 1 (10.00%) Mocha
2 1 (10.00%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) CSS3
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) HTML5
1 10 (100.00%) Node.js
2 8 (80.00%) Ajax
2 8 (80.00%) JSON
2 8 (80.00%) React
2 8 (80.00%) Redux
2 8 (80.00%) Sass
2 8 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 8 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) ES6
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Perforce
2 1 (10.00%) Capita