Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 21 October 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 206 224
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 +51
Contract jobs citing npm 46 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.64% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.66% 3.99% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 15
City of London median daily rate £469 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +16.67% -2.70%
10th Percentile £413 £411 £342
90th Percentile £650 £613 £533
Central London median daily rate £494 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -5.95% +16.67% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,732 1,102 871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.00% 16.06% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,420 884 726
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 4
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -36.84% +17.62%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.90 £18.51
90th Percentile £23.75 £30.96 £50.31
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -48.57% +51.42%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing npm as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for npm in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for npm in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing npm in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for npm in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing npm also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for npm.

1 36 (78.26%) Git (software)
2 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (71.74%) Node.js
4 29 (63.04%) TDD
5 27 (58.70%) DevOps
6 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
7 23 (50.00%) Scrum
8 21 (45.65%) BDD
9 20 (43.48%) HTML
10 19 (41.30%) HTML5
10 19 (41.30%) Jenkins
11 18 (39.13%) iPad
11 18 (39.13%) CSS
11 18 (39.13%) Python
11 18 (39.13%) E-Commerce
11 18 (39.13%) Maven
11 18 (39.13%) Cloud Foundry
11 18 (39.13%) Docker
12 17 (36.96%) Mesos
12 17 (36.96%) Kubernetes
12 17 (36.96%) SonarQube
12 17 (36.96%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (36.96%) Consul
12 17 (36.96%) Banking
12 17 (36.96%) Ant
12 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (36.96%) Groovy
12 17 (36.96%) GitHub
13 16 (34.78%) Heroku
14 15 (32.61%) Bash Shell

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (39.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (36.96%) GitHub
2 16 (34.78%) Heroku
3 15 (32.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (26.09%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (8.70%) Yarn
7 1 (2.17%) IaaS
7 1 (2.17%) PaaS
7 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) AMQP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Hazelcast
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (78.26%) Git (software)
2 19 (41.30%) Jenkins
3 18 (39.13%) Maven
4 17 (36.96%) Ant
4 17 (36.96%) SonarQube
4 17 (36.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (32.61%) Gerrit
5 15 (32.61%) GitLab
6 14 (30.43%) webpack
7 11 (23.91%) gulp
8 10 (21.74%) Babel
9 8 (17.39%) Grunt
10 7 (15.22%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
11 4 (8.70%) Mocha
11 4 (8.70%) Protractor
12 3 (6.52%) Jasmine
12 3 (6.52%) JIRA
12 3 (6.52%) Selenium
13 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (36.96%) Banking
2 8 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (32.61%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 12 (26.09%) Senior DevOps
4 12 (26.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 8 (17.39%) UI Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (15.22%) Integration Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Angular Developer
7 6 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (8.70%) React Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (4.35%) DevOps Specialist
10 2 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes Specialist
11 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 1 (2.17%) Open Source Developer
11 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) Node.js
2 20 (43.48%) HTML
3 19 (41.30%) HTML5
4 18 (39.13%) CSS
5 15 (32.61%) React
6 14 (30.43%) AngularJS
6 14 (30.43%) CSS3
7 13 (28.26%) Redux
8 12 (26.09%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (23.91%) Sass
10 10 (21.74%) JSON
11 7 (15.22%) Apache Camel
11 7 (15.22%) Java EE
11 7 (15.22%) XML
12 5 (10.87%) .NET
12 5 (10.87%) REST
12 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
13 4 (8.70%) Chai
13 4 (8.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) iPad
2 7 (15.22%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.35%) Fintech
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Blog
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (63.04%) TDD
3 27 (58.70%) DevOps
4 23 (50.00%) Scrum
5 21 (45.65%) BDD
6 18 (39.13%) E-Commerce
7 11 (23.91%) Front End Development
8 9 (19.57%) Microservices
9 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.22%) Open Source
10 7 (15.22%) Web Accessibility
11 5 (10.87%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (10.87%) MVC
11 5 (10.87%) MVVM
11 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (8.70%) Functional Programming
12 4 (8.70%) Kanban
13 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
13 3 (6.52%) Open Source Development
13 3 (6.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 18 (39.13%) Python
3 17 (36.96%) Groovy
4 15 (32.61%) Bash Shell
4 15 (32.61%) Ruby
5 10 (21.74%) Java
6 9 (19.57%) SQL
7 6 (13.04%) C#
8 5 (10.87%) ES6
8 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
8 5 (10.87%) TypeScript
9 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.17%) Java 8
10 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (36.96%) Consul
1 17 (36.96%) Kubernetes
1 17 (36.96%) Mesos
2 3 (6.52%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) Apple
3 1 (2.17%) Splunk
3 1 (2.17%) VMware