Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 12 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 117 125
Rank change year-on-year -17 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing npm 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.48% 1.75% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £600 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +47.69% -3.27%
10th Percentile £480 £550 £325
90th Percentile £570 £650 £461
Scotland median daily rate £500 £600 £406
% change year-on-year -16.67% +47.69% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 337 114 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.45% 5.71% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 75 57
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +13.48% -2.76%
10th Percentile £284 £243 £261
90th Percentile £600 £520 £530
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +14.29% -0.71% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 - £10.00
Scotland median hourly rate £23.75 £17.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +39.71% +70.00% -36.51%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for npm in Edinburgh

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for npm in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for npm.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) React
3 3 (60.00%) ES6
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) RequireJS
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (20.00%) Log4j
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Mocha
1 1 (20.00%) PhantomJS
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) webpack
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Linux Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) React
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) RequireJS
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Chai
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) JPA
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (60.00%) Microservices
1 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) ES6
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle