Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 487 619
Rank change year-on-year -2 +132 +173
Contract jobs citing npm 421 380 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.83% 2.36% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 287 184
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £356 £358 £314
90th Percentile £700 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £483 £425
% change year-on-year +3.63% +13.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
England median hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.13% - -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -18.75% - -

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 23,057 16,108 11,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 23.99% 17.08% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,157 11,272 8,159
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £499 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 198 172
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.18 £11.65
90th Percentile £58.00 £58.75 £56.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -16.28%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for npm in England

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for npm in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing npm in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for npm in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing npm in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for npm in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing npm in England over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for npm in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the England 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
London +9 227 £525 +5.00% 70
North of England +17 64 £700 +86.67% 31
South East -59 44 £491 +28.43% 28
South West +2 43 £395 -1.25% 12
North West +4 40 £700 +55.56% 17
Midlands +4 31 £365 -4.06% 9
East Midlands +18 25 £365 -18.99% 5
Yorkshire +8 24 £386 +2.80% 12
East of England -6 9 £438 - 8
West Midlands -13 6 £375 +7.91% 4
South Coast - 2 - -
npm
UK

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 England region with a requirement for npm.

1 308 (73.16%) JavaScript
2 257 (61.05%) Node.js
3 201 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (44.89%) HTML
5 182 (43.23%) CSS
6 178 (42.28%) Git (software)
7 164 (38.95%) React
8 161 (38.24%) AngularJS
9 152 (36.10%) gulp
10 138 (32.78%) Jenkins
11 135 (32.07%) webpack
12 130 (30.88%) DevOps
13 129 (30.64%) HTML5
14 128 (30.40%) Java
14 128 (30.40%) Front End Development
15 122 (28.98%) Redux
16 120 (28.50%) Docker
17 115 (27.32%) Sass
18 102 (24.23%) Scrum
19 100 (23.75%) Open Source
20 99 (23.52%) TDD
21 97 (23.04%) ES6
22 91 (21.62%) Maven
22 91 (21.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 88 (20.90%) JSON
24 86 (20.43%) Python
25 82 (19.48%) Grunt
26 80 (19.00%) CSS3
27 75 (17.81%) Microservices
28 73 (17.34%) Ansible

npm
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 64 (15.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 57 (13.54%) nginx
3 26 (6.18%) CMS
4 21 (4.99%) Tomcat
5 20 (4.75%) Confluence
6 15 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.38%) Umbraco
8 9 (2.14%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.19%) IIS
9 5 (1.19%) WordPress
10 4 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.71%) Drupal
11 3 (0.71%) Mule
11 3 (0.71%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.48%) GemFire
12 2 (0.48%) Kentico
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (1.43%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.71%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Magento
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
1 67 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (12.83%) PaaS
3 39 (9.26%) Yarn
4 35 (8.31%) GitHub
5 19 (4.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (4.51%) NuGet
6 13 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (2.14%) SaaS
8 8 (1.90%) OpenShift
9 7 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (1.66%) BrowserStack
9 7 (1.66%) Heroku
9 7 (1.66%) IaaS
10 6 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (1.43%) Sauce Labs
11 3 (0.71%) Apigee
11 3 (0.71%) Dialogflow
11 3 (0.71%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.89%) HTTP
2 17 (4.04%) AMQP
3 6 (1.43%) Firewall
4 5 (1.19%) DNS
5 3 (0.71%) FTP
5 3 (0.71%) SMTP
5 3 (0.71%) SSL
6 2 (0.48%) Internet
6 2 (0.48%) NAS
6 2 (0.48%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.24%) DSL
7 1 (0.24%) HbbTV
7 1 (0.24%) ICMP
7 1 (0.24%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.84%) MySQL
3 28 (6.65%) MongoDB
4 24 (5.70%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.66%) Redis
8 6 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.95%) GIS
11 3 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.71%) Big Data
11 3 (0.71%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.48%) DB2
12 2 (0.48%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.48%) Looker
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 178 (42.28%) Git (software)
2 152 (36.10%) gulp
3 138 (32.78%) Jenkins
4 135 (32.07%) webpack
5 91 (21.62%) Maven
6 82 (19.48%) Grunt
7 67 (15.91%) Babel
7 67 (15.91%) Gradle
8 66 (15.68%) Jasmine
9 63 (14.96%) Karma Test Runner
10 62 (14.73%) Mocha
11 55 (13.06%) Travis CI
12 53 (12.59%) JIRA
13 50 (11.88%) CircleCI
14 48 (11.40%) IBM UrbanCode
15 37 (8.79%) Selenium
16 34 (8.08%) Cucumber
17 33 (7.84%) Protractor
18 31 (7.36%) Subversion
19 30 (7.13%) JUnit
General
1 73 (17.34%) Finance
2 66 (15.68%) Banking
3 20 (4.75%) Retail
4 9 (2.14%) Front Office
5 8 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.19%) Advertising
7 4 (0.95%) Publishing
8 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.71%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.48%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.48%) French Language
9 2 (0.48%) Games
9 2 (0.48%) German Language
9 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.48%) Marketing
9 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 315 (74.82%) Developer
2 83 (19.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 72 (17.10%) React Developer
4 67 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 57 (13.54%) JavaScript Developer
6 51 (12.11%) UI Developer
7 42 (9.98%) Angular Developer
8 34 (8.08%) Java Developer
9 31 (7.36%) Senior Developer
10 29 (6.89%) Full Stack Developer
11 25 (5.94%) Node.js Developer
12 23 (5.46%) .NET Developer
13 17 (4.04%) Senior React Developer
14 15 (3.56%) Web Developer
15 12 (2.85%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 10 (2.38%) Architect
16 10 (2.38%) HTML Developer
17 9 (2.14%) Integration Developer
17 9 (2.14%) Software Developer
17 9 (2.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (61.05%) Node.js
2 189 (44.89%) HTML
3 182 (43.23%) CSS
4 164 (38.95%) React
5 161 (38.24%) AngularJS
6 129 (30.64%) HTML5
7 122 (28.98%) Redux
8 115 (27.32%) Sass
9 91 (21.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 88 (20.90%) JSON
11 80 (19.00%) CSS3
12 66 (15.68%) RESTful
13 60 (14.25%) .NET
14 57 (13.54%) REST
15 54 (12.83%) jQuery
16 45 (10.69%) Jest
17 44 (10.45%) ASP.NET
18 41 (9.74%) Chai
19 36 (8.55%) Express
19 36 (8.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.44%) User Experience
2 29 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.51%) Data Structures
3 19 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (3.80%) Fintech
6 15 (3.56%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.43%) iPad
9 5 (1.19%) Equities
10 4 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.95%) W3C
11 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.48%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.48%) RIA
12 2 (0.48%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.35%) Linux
2 16 (3.80%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.33%) Android
3 14 (3.33%) Unix
4 9 (2.14%) Windows
5 7 (1.66%) CentOS
6 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.48%) AIX
7 2 (0.48%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (30.88%) DevOps
3 128 (30.40%) Front End Development
4 102 (24.23%) Scrum
5 100 (23.75%) Open Source
6 99 (23.52%) TDD
7 75 (17.81%) Microservices
8 70 (16.63%) Web Development
9 65 (15.44%) Unit Testing
10 62 (14.73%) MVC
11 55 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (12.59%) Test Automation
13 49 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (9.98%) Responsive Web Design
15 39 (9.26%) Workflow
16 38 (9.03%) BDD
17 35 (8.31%) Mentoring
17 35 (8.31%) Software Engineering
18 28 (6.65%) OO
19 27 (6.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 308 (73.16%) JavaScript
2 128 (30.40%) Java
3 97 (23.04%) ES6
4 86 (20.43%) Python
5 72 (17.10%) SQL
6 67 (15.91%) TypeScript
7 59 (14.01%) Groovy
8 56 (13.30%) C#
9 45 (10.69%) Shell Script
10 20 (4.75%) PHP
10 20 (4.75%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.56%) VB.NET
12 14 (3.33%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.61%) Java 8
14 10 (2.38%) Ruby
15 9 (2.14%) Perl
16 8 (1.90%) ES7
16 8 (1.90%) Go
17 6 (1.43%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (7.36%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.13%) Degree
3 24 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.85%) QA
2 7 (1.66%) WCAG
3 4 (0.95%) WAI
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 120 (28.50%) Docker
2 49 (11.64%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) Ceph
3 1 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 73 (17.34%) Ansible
2 71 (16.86%) Puppet
3 65 (15.44%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (11.88%) Kubernetes
5 26 (6.18%) Terraform
6 14 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (2.38%) Grafana
8 7 (1.66%) Mesos
9 6 (1.43%) Consul
10 4 (0.95%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.48%) Rancher
13 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (5.46%) Oracle
2 17 (4.04%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 16 (3.80%) Google
4 12 (2.85%) MuleSoft
5 11 (2.61%) Microsoft
6 10 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.38%) Splunk
7 8 (1.90%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (1.66%) IBM
9 6 (1.43%) AppDynamics
9 6 (1.43%) Veracode
9 6 (1.43%) Zend
10 4 (0.95%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.71%) Charles River
11 3 (0.71%) hybris
11 3 (0.71%) SAP
12 2 (0.48%) Apple
12 2 (0.48%) Perforce
12 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com