Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 496 634 784
Rank change year-on-year +138 +150 +51
Contract jobs citing npm 381 243 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.25% 0.083%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.44% 2.09% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 180 66
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £355 £313 £259
90th Percentile £600 £609 £544
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 15589 11634 7087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.58% 12.04% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10896 8029 4814
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £280 £263
90th Percentile £625 £605 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 168 113
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +20.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.18 £10.60
90th Percentile £59.63 £56.79 £39.00
UK median hourly rate £19.31 £18.55 £21.57
% change year-on-year +4.14% -14.02% +19.83%

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

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing npm in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for npm in England

npm
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

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 20 November 2017. 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 +49 239 £503 +11.67% 37
South East +38 68 £383 +0.66% 13
North of England +79 34 £375 +7.14% 12
North West +38 24 £450 +12.50% 8
Midlands +25 22 £380 -5.00% 4
East Midlands +10 20 £430 +7.50% 2
East of England -7 14 - -
Yorkshire +16 8 £375 +15.38% 2
South West +17 7 £325 - 4
West Midlands +23 2 £348 +15.83% 2
North East - 2 £375 - 2
npm
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for npm.

1 312 (81.89%) JavaScript
2 254 (66.67%) CSS
3 245 (64.30%) HTML
4 221 (58.01%) Agile Software Development
5 208 (54.59%) HTML5
6 204 (53.54%) Node.js
7 185 (48.56%) AngularJS
8 174 (45.67%) React
9 173 (45.41%) gulp
10 172 (45.14%) TDD
11 171 (44.88%) Git (software)
12 170 (44.62%) webpack
13 148 (38.85%) Sass
14 133 (34.91%) CSS3
15 131 (34.38%) Jenkins
15 131 (34.38%) ES6
16 108 (28.35%) Redux
16 108 (28.35%) Java
17 105 (27.56%) Grunt
18 101 (26.51%) Scrum
19 100 (26.25%) TypeScript
20 98 (25.72%) Front End Development
21 95 (24.93%) Test Automation
22 89 (23.36%) DevOps
23 88 (23.10%) BDD
24 87 (22.83%) Karma Test Runner
25 82 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
26 81 (21.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 69 (18.11%) Bower
28 68 (17.85%) Jasmine

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 24 (6.30%) nginx
2 22 (5.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 22 (5.77%) Confluence
3 19 (4.99%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.67%) Apache
5 11 (2.89%) CMS
6 8 (2.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (2.10%) WordPress
7 7 (1.84%) JBoss
7 7 (1.84%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.57%) GemFire
8 6 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.31%) Jupyter
10 4 (1.05%) IIS
10 4 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.79%) Drupal
11 3 (0.79%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.26%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (1.84%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.66%) Yarn
3 32 (8.40%) SaaS
4 28 (7.35%) GitHub
5 27 (7.09%) PaaS
6 17 (4.46%) Serverless
7 14 (3.67%) IaaS
8 11 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (2.89%) OpenShift
9 10 (2.62%) Amazon S3
10 9 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (2.36%) Firebase
11 6 (1.57%) CloudFront
11 6 (1.57%) Trello
12 5 (1.31%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (1.31%) Route 53
13 4 (1.05%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.15%) Firewall
2 9 (2.36%) HTTP
3 5 (1.31%) Internet
4 4 (1.05%) Bluetooth
4 4 (1.05%) DNS
4 4 (1.05%) SSL
4 4 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.52%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.52%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.52%) VPLS
6 1 (0.26%) AMQP
6 1 (0.26%) CTI
6 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.35%) MongoDB
2 26 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 19 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (4.46%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.67%) MySQL
6 10 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.57%) Jackrabbit
9 6 (1.57%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.31%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.31%) SQLite
11 3 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.79%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.52%) Big Data
12 2 (0.52%) DB2
13 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.26%) MonetDB
Development Applications
1 173 (45.41%) gulp
2 171 (44.88%) Git (software)
3 170 (44.62%) webpack
4 131 (34.38%) Jenkins
5 105 (27.56%) Grunt
6 87 (22.83%) Karma Test Runner
7 69 (18.11%) Bower
8 68 (17.85%) Jasmine
9 65 (17.06%) JIRA
10 58 (15.22%) Maven
10 58 (15.22%) Protractor
11 52 (13.65%) Mocha
12 43 (11.29%) Subversion
13 39 (10.24%) Babel
13 39 (10.24%) TeamCity
14 29 (7.61%) Gradle
15 25 (6.56%) Selenium
16 22 (5.77%) Cucumber
17 18 (4.72%) JUnit
17 18 (4.72%) NUnit
General
1 56 (14.70%) Finance
2 41 (10.76%) Banking
3 15 (3.94%) Marketing
4 14 (3.67%) Retail Banking
5 12 (3.15%) Games
6 11 (2.89%) Front Office
7 9 (2.36%) Retail
8 7 (1.84%) Electronics
9 6 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.31%) Advertising
11 3 (0.79%) Publishing
12 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.26%) Automotive
13 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 330 (86.61%) Developer
2 99 (25.98%) JavaScript Developer
3 73 (19.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 63 (16.54%) UI Developer
5 43 (11.29%) Senior Developer
6 42 (11.02%) Angular Developer
7 39 (10.24%) Full Stack Developer
8 33 (8.66%) HTML Developer
9 32 (8.40%) Java Developer
10 29 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
11 27 (7.09%) Web Developer
12 26 (6.82%) Node.js Developer
13 20 (5.25%) HTML CSS Developer
14 13 (3.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 12 (3.15%) Agile Developer
16 11 (2.89%) Android Developer
16 11 (2.89%) AWS Engineer
16 11 (2.89%) Web UI Developer
17 10 (2.62%) Architect
17 10 (2.62%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (66.67%) CSS
2 245 (64.30%) HTML
3 208 (54.59%) HTML5
4 204 (53.54%) Node.js
5 185 (48.56%) AngularJS
6 174 (45.67%) React
7 148 (38.85%) Sass
8 133 (34.91%) CSS3
9 108 (28.35%) Redux
10 81 (21.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 61 (16.01%) JSON
12 60 (15.75%) RESTful
13 59 (15.49%) Web Services
14 53 (13.91%) LESS
15 51 (13.39%) REST
16 50 (13.12%) .NET
17 43 (11.29%) XML
18 42 (11.02%) Angular 2
19 41 (10.76%) jQuery
20 36 (9.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.91%) User Experience
2 28 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (5.25%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.20%) Video on Demand
4 16 (4.20%) Virtual Team
5 15 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.94%) Data Structures
6 12 (3.15%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (2.62%) Video\Live Streaming
8 9 (2.36%) Social Media
9 7 (1.84%) Derivative
9 7 (1.84%) Equities
9 7 (1.84%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (1.84%) Interactive TV
10 6 (1.57%) Fintech
10 6 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.57%) W3C
11 4 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.56%) Android
1 25 (6.56%) Linux
2 22 (5.77%) Unix
3 10 (2.62%) Windows
4 8 (2.10%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.10%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (58.01%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (45.14%) TDD
3 101 (26.51%) Scrum
4 98 (25.72%) Front End Development
5 95 (24.93%) Test Automation
6 89 (23.36%) DevOps
7 88 (23.10%) BDD
8 82 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (17.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 58 (15.22%) Unit Testing
11 56 (14.70%) OO
11 56 (14.70%) Open Source
12 54 (14.17%) Web Development
13 43 (11.29%) MVC
14 28 (7.35%) Mentoring
15 26 (6.82%) E-Commerce
16 25 (6.56%) Kanban
16 25 (6.56%) OOP
16 25 (6.56%) SOLID
17 24 (6.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 312 (81.89%) JavaScript
2 131 (34.38%) ES6
3 108 (28.35%) Java
4 100 (26.25%) TypeScript
5 55 (14.44%) ECMAScript
6 50 (13.12%) C#
7 47 (12.34%) Python
8 25 (6.56%) SQL
9 24 (6.30%) Shell Script
10 18 (4.72%) Bash Shell
10 18 (4.72%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.67%) Groovy
12 13 (3.41%) PHP
13 12 (3.15%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.36%) Ruby
14 9 (2.36%) Scala
15 8 (2.10%) C++
16 5 (1.31%) CoffeeScript
17 3 (0.79%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (10.50%) Degree
2 25 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.46%) QA
2 11 (2.89%) WAI
2 11 (2.89%) WCAG
3 4 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (16.80%) Docker
2 16 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (11.02%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (10.50%) Ansible
3 33 (8.66%) Puppet
4 11 (2.89%) Control-M
5 9 (2.36%) Terraform
6 8 (2.10%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.31%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.05%) Packer
9 3 (0.79%) Mesos
10 2 (0.52%) cPanel
10 2 (0.52%) Nagios
11 1 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 22 (5.77%) Google
2 18 (4.72%) Twitter
3 16 (4.20%) Atlassian
4 15 (3.94%) Microsoft
5 11 (2.89%) Splunk
6 10 (2.62%) Cisco
6 10 (2.62%) Oracle
6 10 (2.62%) Perforce
7 9 (2.36%) CA Agile Central
8 8 (2.10%) Adobe
9 6 (1.57%) FXall
9 6 (1.57%) New Relic
9 6 (1.57%) Reuters
9 6 (1.57%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.31%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.05%) Black Duck
11 4 (1.05%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.79%) OpenTV
12 3 (0.79%) Sonatype
12 3 (0.79%) VMware