Period
to 24 October 2021

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 24 October 2021 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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 504 399 506
Rank change year-on-year -105 +107 -52
Contract jobs citing npm 240 99 277
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.00% 1.13% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 64 200
10th Percentile £399 £238 £359
25th Percentile £463 £383 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £470 £525
Median % change year-on-year +22.34% -10.48% +12.30%
75th Percentile £725 £550 £588
90th Percentile £750 £600 £675
UK median daily rate £588 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +17.50% -2.44% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 £42.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +42.86% - -
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year +42.86% - -

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 23,901 8,764 22,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.55% 32.05% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,349 6,245 16,058
10th Percentile £320 £313 £298
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £498
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.50% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 117 319
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.70 £13.25
25th Percentile £14.13 £16.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%
75th Percentile £41.62 £42.00 £42.00
90th Percentile £65.23 £55.00 £71.40
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £21.93 £20.25
% change year-on-year -4.54% +8.30% +15.71%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for npm in England

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing npm in England.

Daily rate trend for npm in England

npm
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing npm in England over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for npm in England

npm
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing npm in England.

Hourly rate trend for npm in England

npm
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 24 October 2021. 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 -95 183 £615 +29.47% 54
South East -76 13 £375 -17.15% 11
North of England -78 13 £523 +4.50% 17
Midlands -69 7 £350 +11.11% 9
South West - 7 £463 - 6
Yorkshire -62 5 £700 +30.23% 8
North East - 5 £470 - 2
West Midlands -67 4 £300 -29.41% 2
East Midlands -40 3 £405 +28.57% 7
North West -63 3 £379 -24.25% 7
East of England -59 2 £488 +21.88% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
npm
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, 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.

1 178 (74.17%) JavaScript
2 148 (61.67%) Node.js
2 148 (61.67%) React
3 138 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (53.75%) HTML
4 129 (53.75%) CSS
5 121 (50.42%) AngularJS
6 102 (42.50%) TypeScript
7 96 (40.00%) Front End Development
8 84 (35.00%) webpack
9 76 (31.67%) Git (software)
10 74 (30.83%) RESTful
11 73 (30.42%) ES6
12 71 (29.58%) DevOps
13 64 (26.67%) Java
14 63 (26.25%) Full Stack Development
15 62 (25.83%) Jenkins
16 60 (25.00%) HTML5
17 57 (23.75%) Microservices
17 57 (23.75%) Social Skills
18 55 (22.92%) Kubernetes
18 55 (22.92%) Yarn
19 51 (21.25%) gulp
20 49 (20.42%) Web Development
21 47 (19.58%) Docker
21 47 (19.58%) Grunt
22 46 (19.17%) User Experience
22 46 (19.17%) Jest
23 45 (18.75%) Mocha
23 45 (18.75%) CSS3

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 18 (7.50%) Confluence
2 15 (6.25%) nginx
3 13 (5.42%) CMS
4 9 (3.75%) Headless CMS
5 7 (2.92%) Drupal
6 5 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.83%) Apache
8 2 (0.83%) Mule
8 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.92%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.25%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.25%) Figma
2 3 (1.25%) Sketch
3 2 (0.83%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.42%) GIMP
4 1 (0.42%) InVision
4 1 (0.42%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 55 (22.92%) Yarn
2 43 (17.92%) GCP
3 41 (17.08%) AWS
4 34 (14.17%) Azure
5 21 (8.75%) Serverless
6 16 (6.67%) GitHub
7 15 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (4.58%) SaaS
9 7 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.67%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (1.67%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (1.25%) dbt
11 3 (1.25%) PaaS
11 3 (1.25%) Power Automate
11 3 (1.25%) Power Platform
11 3 (1.25%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.83%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.50%) AMQP
2 9 (3.75%) HTTP
3 2 (0.83%) DSL
3 2 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.92%) MongoDB
2 29 (12.08%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.08%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.00%) Big Data
5 11 (4.58%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.92%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.50%) MySQL
9 3 (1.25%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.83%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.83%) GIS
10 2 (0.83%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.83%) Redis
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 84 (35.00%) webpack
2 76 (31.67%) Git (software)
3 62 (25.83%) Jenkins
4 51 (21.25%) gulp
5 47 (19.58%) Grunt
6 45 (18.75%) Mocha
7 43 (17.92%) Maven
8 33 (13.75%) Gradle
9 31 (12.92%) Jasmine
10 30 (12.50%) Cypress.io
11 29 (12.08%) JIRA
12 28 (11.67%) Travis CI
13 26 (10.83%) CircleCI
14 25 (10.42%) Storybook
15 15 (6.25%) Selenium
16 14 (5.83%) Karma Test Runner
17 12 (5.00%) Cucumber
18 11 (4.58%) Babel
19 10 (4.17%) Bower
19 10 (4.17%) GitLab
General
1 57 (23.75%) Social Skills
2 44 (18.33%) Finance
3 30 (12.50%) Banking
4 23 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (8.33%) Publishing
6 18 (7.50%) Investment Banking
7 12 (5.00%) Front Office
8 8 (3.33%) Public Sector
9 5 (2.08%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (2.08%) Games
10 4 (1.67%) Marketing
11 3 (1.25%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.83%) Retail
12 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.42%) Automotive
13 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 179 (74.58%) Developer
2 58 (24.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 52 (21.67%) React Developer
4 46 (19.17%) JavaScript Developer
5 42 (17.50%) Angular Developer
6 39 (16.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 31 (12.92%) Senior Developer
8 25 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 20 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
10 18 (7.50%) C# Developer
11 15 (6.25%) UI Developer
12 14 (5.83%) Web Developer
13 13 (5.42%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 12 (5.00%) HTML Developer
15 11 (4.58%) Front Office Developer
16 9 (3.75%) Senior Web Developer
17 8 (3.33%) Java Developer
18 7 (2.92%) Backend Developer
18 7 (2.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 6 (2.50%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (61.67%) Node.js
1 148 (61.67%) React
2 129 (53.75%) CSS
2 129 (53.75%) HTML
3 121 (50.42%) AngularJS
4 74 (30.83%) RESTful
5 60 (25.00%) HTML5
6 46 (19.17%) Jest
7 45 (18.75%) CSS3
8 44 (18.33%) Sass
9 39 (16.25%) Express
10 36 (15.00%) Vue.js
11 34 (14.17%) Redux
12 30 (12.50%) GraphQL
12 30 (12.50%) Web Services
13 25 (10.42%) MEAN Stack
14 21 (8.75%) .NET
14 21 (8.75%) NestJS
15 20 (8.33%) Mongoose
15 20 (8.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.17%) User Experience
2 28 (11.67%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (7.92%) Derivative
4 12 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.58%) Equities
6 9 (3.75%) Cloud Native
7 8 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 8 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.92%) iPad
9 6 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.08%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (1.67%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.67%) Legacy Applications
11 4 (1.67%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.67%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.25%) Online Banking
12 3 (1.25%) W3C
12 3 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.00%) Linux
2 10 (4.17%) Unix
2 10 (4.17%) Windows
3 6 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.08%) Android
4 5 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (0.83%) Solaris
6 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 71 (29.58%) DevOps
4 63 (26.25%) Full Stack Development
5 57 (23.75%) Microservices
6 49 (20.42%) Web Development
7 42 (17.50%) Software Engineering
8 39 (16.25%) Open Source
9 38 (15.83%) TDD
10 36 (15.00%) Unit Testing
11 35 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 35 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
12 29 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (9.58%) Scrum
14 22 (9.17%) SDLC
15 21 (8.75%) MVC
15 21 (8.75%) Test Automation
16 19 (7.92%) Electronic Trading
17 18 (7.50%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 178 (74.17%) JavaScript
2 102 (42.50%) TypeScript
3 73 (30.42%) ES6
4 64 (26.67%) Java
5 45 (18.75%) Python
6 38 (15.83%) C#
7 28 (11.67%) Groovy
8 21 (8.75%) SQL
9 7 (2.92%) PHP
9 7 (2.92%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.50%) Kotlin
10 6 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.67%) Perl
11 4 (1.67%) Ruby
12 3 (1.25%) Go
12 3 (1.25%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.83%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.83%) Java 8
13 2 (0.83%) JSX
Qualifications
1 17 (7.08%) Degree
2 9 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.42%) OCP
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.42%) Accessibility
2 6 (2.50%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) WCAG
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) WAI
System Software
1 47 (19.58%) Docker
2 5 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (22.92%) Kubernetes
2 33 (13.75%) Terraform
3 31 (12.92%) Ansible
4 27 (11.25%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.08%) Istio
6 3 (1.25%) Argo
7 2 (0.83%) Kustomize
7 2 (0.83%) MIIS
7 2 (0.83%) Puppet
7 2 (0.83%) Rancher
8 1 (0.42%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.42%) Packer
Vendors
1 32 (13.33%) Google
2 8 (3.33%) Oracle
3 7 (2.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.67%) Adobe
5 3 (1.25%) Splunk
5 3 (1.25%) Teradata
6 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (0.83%) IBM
6 2 (0.83%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.83%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.83%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.42%) Delphix
7 1 (0.42%) hybris
7 1 (0.42%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.42%) SAP
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.42%) Sonatype