Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 201 227
Rank change year-on-year +13 +26 +55
Contract jobs citing npm 68 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.97% 0.58% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.16% 4.04% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 10
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.66% -3.24%
10th Percentile £319 £397 £238
90th Percentile £725 £650 £529
Central London median daily rate £519 £525 £399
% change year-on-year -1.19% +31.66% -3.33%
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 1,634 891 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.42% 14.35% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,326 714 490
City of London median daily rate £506 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £338 £330 £310
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 10
City of London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.16 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.81% +0.74% +19.15%
10th Percentile £15.40 £13.36 £18.50
90th Percentile £46.73 £29.77 £31.38
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.98 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.16% -20.10% -11.24%

npm
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

npm
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 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for npm in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 59 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (79.41%) Node.js
3 51 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 48 (70.59%) JavaScript
5 42 (61.76%) BDD
6 38 (55.88%) TDD
7 34 (50.00%) DevOps
8 32 (47.06%) Jenkins
9 31 (45.59%) Sonatype Nexus
9 31 (45.59%) Maven
10 30 (44.12%) Banking
11 27 (39.71%) Docker
11 27 (39.71%) Kubernetes
12 25 (36.76%) HTML
12 25 (36.76%) iPad
13 24 (35.29%) E-Commerce
14 23 (33.82%) Finance
15 22 (32.35%) Scrum
15 22 (32.35%) HTML5
15 22 (32.35%) Ruby
15 22 (32.35%) Cloud Foundry
16 21 (30.88%) Cucumber
16 21 (30.88%) Python
16 21 (30.88%) CSS
17 20 (29.41%) MVC
18 19 (27.94%) Java
18 19 (27.94%) RESTful
18 19 (27.94%) React
18 19 (27.94%) SonarQube
19 18 (26.47%) Unix

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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 22 (32.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.41%) Confluence
2 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (20.59%) GitHub
3 12 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (17.65%) Heroku
4 10 (14.71%) Bluemix
4 10 (14.71%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (8.82%) Yarn
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (1.47%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Firewall
2 3 (4.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.47%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 51 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 32 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 31 (45.59%) Maven
3 31 (45.59%) Sonatype Nexus
4 21 (30.88%) Cucumber
5 19 (27.94%) SonarQube
6 17 (25.00%) Ant
6 17 (25.00%) webpack
7 15 (22.06%) Selenium
8 13 (19.12%) JIRA
9 12 (17.65%) Gerrit
9 12 (17.65%) GitLab
9 12 (17.65%) gulp
9 12 (17.65%) TeamCity
10 11 (16.18%) Mocha
11 10 (14.71%) Grunt
11 10 (14.71%) Liquibase
12 9 (13.24%) Jasmine
13 8 (11.76%) Protractor
14 6 (8.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 30 (44.12%) Banking
2 23 (33.82%) Finance
3 11 (16.18%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Integration Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Java Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Senior DevOps
4 10 (14.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Angular Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (8.82%) PHP Developer
8 5 (7.35%) DevOps Specialist
8 5 (7.35%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Kubernetes Specialist
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (79.41%) Node.js
2 25 (36.76%) HTML
3 22 (32.35%) HTML5
4 21 (30.88%) CSS
5 19 (27.94%) React
5 19 (27.94%) RESTful
6 16 (23.53%) CSS3
7 15 (22.06%) Web Services
8 14 (20.59%) Express
8 14 (20.59%) Sass
8 14 (20.59%) Spring
9 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
10 12 (17.65%) Redux
11 11 (16.18%) Chai
11 11 (16.18%) Spring MVC
12 7 (10.29%) Gherkin
13 6 (8.82%) jQuery
13 6 (8.82%) JSON
13 6 (8.82%) Symfony
14 5 (7.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.76%) iPad
2 16 (23.53%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (10.29%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.41%) Fintech
6 2 (2.94%) Derivative
6 2 (2.94%) PKI
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.47%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (1.47%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.47%) Social Media
7 1 (1.47%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (61.76%) BDD
3 38 (55.88%) TDD
4 34 (50.00%) DevOps
5 24 (35.29%) E-Commerce
6 22 (32.35%) Scrum
7 20 (29.41%) MVC
8 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (19.12%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (13.24%) Creative Thinking
11 8 (11.76%) Microservices
11 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
12 7 (10.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 7 (10.29%) Front End Development
12 7 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (10.29%) SOLID
12 7 (10.29%) Test Automation
13 6 (8.82%) Domain-Driven Design
13 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
14 4 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 48 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 22 (32.35%) Ruby
3 21 (30.88%) Python
4 19 (27.94%) Java
5 17 (25.00%) Groovy
6 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
7 11 (16.18%) ES6
8 7 (10.29%) PHP
9 5 (7.35%) C#
10 3 (4.41%) Java 8
10 3 (4.41%) PHP 7
10 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.41%) SQL
10 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.94%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.94%) PyPy
11 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.47%) ES7
12 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) CCNA
2 2 (2.94%) CCNP
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) QA
2 12 (17.65%) GCP
3 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (39.71%) Kubernetes
2 17 (25.00%) Consul
2 17 (25.00%) Mesos
3 12 (17.65%) Docker Swarm
4 11 (16.18%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (16.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Splunk
2 12 (17.65%) IBM
3 10 (14.71%) AppDynamics
4 4 (5.88%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco
5 2 (2.94%) FXall
5 2 (2.94%) Qualys
5 2 (2.94%) Reuters
5 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.47%) Apple
6 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) VMware