Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 524 480 518
Rank change year-on-year -44 +38 +128
Contract jobs citing npm 250 432 382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.45% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.10% 1.85% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 350 278
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £363 £355 £355
90th Percentile £700 £700 £600
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.70% -24.38% -

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 22,663 23,377 16,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.86% 24.57% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,537 16,379 11,513
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £291 £305 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 314 213
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% +3.60%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £63.51 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +7.85%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +10 167 £550 +4.76% 57
South East +40 31 £510 +20.00% 11
North of England -3 21 £563 -19.64% 16
Yorkshire +25 15 £575 +46.31% 1
South West -35 12 £400 +1.27% 14
Midlands +31 11 £394 +8.01% 8
East Midlands +10 6 £344 -5.56% 1
North West -10 6 £386 -44.82% 13
West Midlands +41 5 £456 +21.67% 7
East of England +26 3 £369 -15.71% 12
npm
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 191 (76.40%) JavaScript
2 163 (65.20%) CSS
3 145 (58.00%) HTML
4 138 (55.20%) Node.js
5 134 (53.60%) Git (software)
6 129 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (50.40%) AngularJS
8 94 (37.60%) TypeScript
9 85 (34.00%) gulp
10 75 (30.00%) Java
11 73 (29.20%) webpack
12 71 (28.40%) Sass
13 69 (27.60%) ES6
14 66 (26.40%) HTML5
15 65 (26.00%) Azure
15 65 (26.00%) C#
15 65 (26.00%) React
16 64 (25.60%) Finance
17 62 (24.80%) Scrum
18 60 (24.00%) Jenkins
19 59 (23.60%) Docker
19 59 (23.60%) DevOps
20 58 (23.20%) Maven
20 58 (23.20%) Front End Development
21 56 (22.40%) Grunt
22 53 (21.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 52 (20.80%) TDD
23 52 (20.80%) .NET
24 50 (20.00%) Jasmine
25 48 (19.20%) GitHub

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 36 (14.40%) Confluence
2 23 (9.20%) CMS
3 20 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 20 (8.00%) IIS
4 14 (5.60%) Umbraco
5 13 (5.20%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (4.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (4.40%) nginx
8 10 (4.00%) Mule
9 8 (3.20%) Apache
9 8 (3.20%) SharePoint
10 7 (2.80%) Apache Solr
11 6 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.80%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.40%) JBoss
13 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.80%) Shopify
4 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 65 (26.00%) Azure
2 48 (19.20%) GitHub
3 40 (16.00%) Yarn
4 39 (15.60%) AWS
5 20 (8.00%) PaaS
6 10 (4.00%) GCP
6 10 (4.00%) OpenShift
6 10 (4.00%) Slack
7 5 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.00%) Datadog
8 4 (1.60%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.80%) Apple Pay
9 2 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.80%) Google Pay
9 2 (0.80%) Serverless
9 2 (0.80%) WeChat
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.80%) HTTP
2 8 (3.20%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) FTP
3 1 (0.40%) MPLS
3 1 (0.40%) Network Security
3 1 (0.40%) Skype
3 1 (0.40%) SSH
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 17 (6.80%) MySQL
4 14 (5.60%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.20%) GIS
7 3 (1.20%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.80%) Big Data
8 2 (0.80%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) Redis
9 1 (0.40%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 134 (53.60%) Git (software)
2 85 (34.00%) gulp
3 73 (29.20%) webpack
4 60 (24.00%) Jenkins
5 58 (23.20%) Maven
6 56 (22.40%) Grunt
7 50 (20.00%) Jasmine
8 45 (18.00%) JIRA
9 35 (14.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 25 (10.00%) Protractor
11 17 (6.80%) Gradle
11 17 (6.80%) JUnit
11 17 (6.80%) Mocha
11 17 (6.80%) Selenium
11 17 (6.80%) Subversion
11 17 (6.80%) Visual Studio
12 15 (6.00%) Bitbucket
13 14 (5.60%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (5.60%) TeamCity
14 13 (5.20%) Bower
General
1 64 (25.60%) Finance
2 43 (17.20%) Banking
3 20 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 14 (5.60%) Front Office
5 9 (3.60%) Retail
6 6 (2.40%) Law
6 6 (2.40%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.60%) Marketing
8 3 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.80%) Back Office
9 2 (0.80%) Games
9 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.80%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) International Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 193 (77.20%) Developer
2 59 (23.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 45 (18.00%) Angular Developer
4 35 (14.00%) Senior Developer
5 33 (13.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 30 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 23 (9.20%) React Developer
8 22 (8.80%) UI Developer
9 13 (5.20%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.40%) Senior UI Developer
11 10 (4.00%) Sitecore Developer
12 9 (3.60%) Lead DevOps
12 9 (3.60%) Web Developer
13 8 (3.20%) .NET Developer
13 8 (3.20%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.20%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 7 (2.80%) HTML Developer
14 7 (2.80%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 7 (2.80%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (65.20%) CSS
2 145 (58.00%) HTML
3 138 (55.20%) Node.js
4 126 (50.40%) AngularJS
5 71 (28.40%) Sass
6 66 (26.40%) HTML5
7 65 (26.00%) React
8 53 (21.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 52 (20.80%) .NET
10 46 (18.40%) CSS3
11 45 (18.00%) Redux
12 44 (17.60%) REST
13 42 (16.80%) RESTful
14 35 (14.00%) jQuery
14 35 (14.00%) JSON
15 32 (12.80%) Spring
16 31 (12.40%) Jest
17 30 (12.00%) Spring Boot
18 27 (10.80%) ASP.NET
19 24 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.00%) User Experience
2 19 (7.60%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.80%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.20%) Derivative
6 6 (2.40%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.60%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.60%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.20%) NHS
9 2 (0.80%) Equities
9 2 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.40%) Animation
10 1 (0.40%) W3C
10 1 (0.40%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.00%) Linux
2 16 (6.40%) Windows
3 11 (4.40%) Unix
4 3 (1.20%) CentOS
4 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.80%) Android
5 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.80%) Scrum
3 59 (23.60%) DevOps
4 58 (23.20%) Front End Development
5 52 (20.80%) TDD
6 44 (17.60%) Microservices
7 43 (17.20%) Test Automation
7 43 (17.20%) Unit Testing
8 40 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (15.20%) MVC
10 28 (11.20%) Open Source
10 28 (11.20%) Responsive Web Design
11 26 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (10.00%) Kanban
13 23 (9.20%) SDLC
14 19 (7.60%) Pair Programming
14 19 (7.60%) Web Development
15 16 (6.40%) Load Balancing
15 16 (6.40%) OO
16 15 (6.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 191 (76.40%) JavaScript
2 94 (37.60%) TypeScript
3 75 (30.00%) Java
4 69 (27.60%) ES6
5 65 (26.00%) C#
6 43 (17.20%) SQL
7 33 (13.20%) Python
8 12 (4.80%) Groovy
8 12 (4.80%) PHP
9 11 (4.40%) Java 8
10 10 (4.00%) Scala
11 9 (3.60%) Perl
11 9 (3.60%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.60%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.00%) Go
13 4 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.60%) ES7
14 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.80%) Ruby
14 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.80%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.40%) Degree
4 5 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) SEPA
3 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (23.60%) Docker
2 12 (4.80%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (14.00%) Ansible
2 27 (10.80%) Kubernetes
3 24 (9.60%) Puppet
4 23 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.60%) Terraform
6 7 (2.80%) MIIS
7 6 (2.40%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (2.40%) Nagios
7 6 (2.40%) ZABBIX
8 5 (2.00%) Grafana
8 5 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (2.00%) Prometheus
8 5 (2.00%) Salt
9 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 17 (6.80%) Splunk
2 16 (6.40%) Atlassian
2 16 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.80%) Sitecore
4 10 (4.00%) AppDynamics
4 10 (4.00%) Blue Coat
4 10 (4.00%) F5
5 8 (3.20%) Google
6 6 (2.40%) Perforce
7 5 (2.00%) BMC
7 5 (2.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 5 (2.00%) Oracle
7 5 (2.00%) Remedy
7 5 (2.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.20%) Zend
9 2 (0.80%) Apple
9 2 (0.80%) ESRI
9 2 (0.80%) Sony
9 2 (0.80%) Xamarin