Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 205 210
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5 +46
Contract jobs citing npm 34 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.57% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.83% 3.23% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 18
City of London median daily rate £500 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +20.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £395 £393 £341
90th Percentile £645 £628 £503
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £463
% change year-on-year -2.38% +13.51% +15.63%
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 1,862 1,269 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.09% 17.77% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,510 1,012 745
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £624
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +44.45%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £20.61
90th Percentile £23.75 £30.75 £52.49
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% -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 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for npm in the City of London

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Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the City of London region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Moorgate -17 1 £475 -
npm
Central London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
2 21 (61.76%) Node.js
3 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 18 (52.94%) TDD
4 16 (47.06%) HTML
4 16 (47.06%) HTML5
4 16 (47.06%) DevOps
4 16 (47.06%) React
5 14 (41.18%) gulp
5 14 (41.18%) Redux
6 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
6 13 (38.24%) CSS
7 12 (35.29%) AngularJS
7 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (35.29%) webpack
8 11 (32.35%) Sass
8 11 (32.35%) Python
8 11 (32.35%) Scrum
9 10 (29.41%) Banking
9 10 (29.41%) Java
9 10 (29.41%) BDD
9 10 (29.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (29.41%) Docker
10 9 (26.47%) Grunt
10 9 (26.47%) Front End Development
10 9 (26.47%) GitHub
10 9 (26.47%) CSS3
10 9 (26.47%) Finance
11 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration

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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 10 (29.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (26.47%) GitHub
3 7 (20.59%) Heroku
4 6 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (17.65%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (14.71%) Yarn
6 3 (8.82%) PaaS
7 2 (5.88%) IaaS
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (5.88%) SaaS
8 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.94%) Firebase
8 1 (2.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) AMQP
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.94%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 14 (41.18%) gulp
3 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
4 12 (35.29%) webpack
5 9 (26.47%) Grunt
6 7 (20.59%) Babel
6 7 (20.59%) GitLab
6 7 (20.59%) Maven
7 6 (17.65%) Ant
7 6 (17.65%) Gerrit
7 6 (17.65%) SonarQube
7 6 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (14.71%) Bower
9 4 (11.76%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (8.82%) Jasmine
10 3 (8.82%) JIRA
10 3 (8.82%) Selenium
10 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
11 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (29.41%) Banking
2 9 (26.47%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (20.59%) UI Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (17.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Angular Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Integration Developer
5 5 (14.71%) React Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior
8 2 (5.88%) Junior DevOps
8 2 (5.88%) Junior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) Node.js
2 16 (47.06%) HTML
2 16 (47.06%) HTML5
2 16 (47.06%) React
3 14 (41.18%) Redux
4 13 (38.24%) CSS
5 12 (35.29%) AngularJS
6 11 (32.35%) Sass
7 9 (26.47%) CSS3
8 7 (20.59%) JSON
8 7 (20.59%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (17.65%) XML
10 5 (14.71%) Apache Camel
10 5 (14.71%) Java EE
10 5 (14.71%) REST
11 3 (8.82%) Jest
11 3 (8.82%) jQuery
11 3 (8.82%) React Native
11 3 (8.82%) RESTful
12 2 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) iPad
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Blog
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) TDD
3 16 (47.06%) DevOps
4 11 (32.35%) Scrum
5 10 (29.41%) BDD
6 9 (26.47%) Front End Development
7 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
9 5 (14.71%) Functional Programming
9 5 (14.71%) Microservices
9 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.71%) Web Accessibility
10 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
10 4 (11.76%) Kanban
11 3 (8.82%) OOP
11 3 (8.82%) Open Source
11 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
11 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (8.82%) Web Development
11 3 (8.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
2 11 (32.35%) Python
3 10 (29.41%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 6 (17.65%) Groovy
4 6 (17.65%) Ruby
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) TypeScript
5 3 (8.82%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) ES6
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Kubernetes
2 6 (17.65%) Consul
2 6 (17.65%) Mesos
3 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.82%) Puppet
4 2 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft