Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 461 585 738
Rank change year-on-year +124 +153 +65
Contract jobs citing npm 429 244 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.45% 2.12% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 190 74
England median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £328 £325 £266
90th Percentile £613 £590 £610
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £431
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.35% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 17,489 11,524 7,569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.77% 12.96% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,216 8,029 5,279
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £275
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 162 123
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.25 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.27 £20.50
% change year-on-year +9.45% -10.87% -8.89%

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 23 February 2018.

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

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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 23 February 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 +67 270 £525 +10.53% 71
South East +48 97 £390 -1.33% 15
North of England +58 33 £375 -6.25% 16
North West +25 24 £356 -10.94% 13
East Midlands +6 18 £406 +1.56% 11
Midlands -5 18 £406 +1.56% 16
South West +23 11 £400 +23.08% 6
Yorkshire +5 7 £450 - 3
East of England -15 3 - - 13
North East - 2 £375 -
npm
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 337 (78.55%) JavaScript
2 262 (61.07%) CSS
3 259 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
4 251 (58.51%) HTML
5 218 (50.82%) Node.js
6 204 (47.55%) Git (software)
7 202 (47.09%) HTML5
7 202 (47.09%) AngularJS
8 188 (43.82%) gulp
9 180 (41.96%) React
10 178 (41.49%) webpack
11 168 (39.16%) Sass
12 167 (38.93%) TDD
13 145 (33.80%) ES6
14 141 (32.87%) Jenkins
15 140 (32.63%) DevOps
16 131 (30.54%) Grunt
17 123 (28.67%) Java
18 119 (27.74%) Test Automation
18 119 (27.74%) Front End Development
19 118 (27.51%) CSS3
20 117 (27.27%) BDD
21 114 (26.57%) Continuous Integration
22 108 (25.17%) Redux
23 99 (23.08%) Jasmine
24 98 (22.84%) Docker
24 98 (22.84%) Scrum
25 95 (22.14%) TypeScript
26 90 (20.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 88 (20.51%) Karma Test Runner

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 40 (9.32%) Cloud Foundry
2 25 (5.83%) CMS
3 24 (5.59%) Confluence
4 21 (4.90%) nginx
5 15 (3.50%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.33%) Apache
8 9 (2.10%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.86%) Mule
9 8 (1.86%) Mule ESB
10 7 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (1.40%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.93%) IIS
13 3 (0.70%) GemFire
13 3 (0.70%) JBoss
13 3 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.47%) CICS
14 2 (0.47%) Drupal
14 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.47%) InVision
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 44 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (9.56%) PaaS
3 40 (9.32%) Yarn
4 35 (8.16%) IaaS
4 35 (8.16%) SaaS
5 27 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (4.90%) GitHub
7 13 (3.03%) Serverless
8 8 (1.86%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.17%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.93%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.93%) Route 53
11 4 (0.93%) Trello
11 4 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.70%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.70%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.59%) Firewall
2 12 (2.80%) SSL
3 8 (1.86%) FTP
3 8 (1.86%) HTTP
3 8 (1.86%) SMTP
4 6 (1.40%) DNS
5 4 (0.93%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.47%) DHCP
6 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.47%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.47%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.47%) VPLS
7 1 (0.23%) AMQP
7 1 (0.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 22 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.96%) SQL Server
4 16 (3.73%) MySQL
5 10 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.17%) Neo4j
8 4 (0.93%) Couchbase
8 4 (0.93%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.70%) DB2
9 3 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.70%) Hazelcast
9 3 (0.70%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (0.70%) SQLite
10 2 (0.47%) Big Data
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 204 (47.55%) Git (software)
2 188 (43.82%) gulp
3 178 (41.49%) webpack
4 141 (32.87%) Jenkins
5 131 (30.54%) Grunt
6 99 (23.08%) Jasmine
7 88 (20.51%) Karma Test Runner
8 72 (16.78%) Maven
9 70 (16.32%) Protractor
10 69 (16.08%) Bower
11 63 (14.69%) JIRA
12 53 (12.35%) Mocha
13 47 (10.96%) Cucumber
14 46 (10.72%) TeamCity
15 45 (10.49%) Babel
16 34 (7.93%) Selenium
17 29 (6.76%) SonarQube
17 29 (6.76%) Sonatype Nexus
17 29 (6.76%) Subversion
18 27 (6.29%) Gradle
General
1 85 (19.81%) Finance
2 65 (15.15%) Banking
3 26 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.26%) Front Office
5 11 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.63%) Games
6 7 (1.63%) Marketing
7 6 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.93%) Retail
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 336 (78.32%) Developer
2 118 (27.51%) JavaScript Developer
3 85 (19.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 58 (13.52%) React Developer
5 55 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 51 (11.89%) Angular Developer
7 45 (10.49%) UI Developer
8 43 (10.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 40 (9.32%) Senior Developer
10 35 (8.16%) HTML Developer
11 29 (6.76%) Node.js Developer
12 28 (6.53%) Java Developer
13 18 (4.20%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 15 (3.50%) Java Engineer
15 12 (2.80%) Architect
15 12 (2.80%) AWS Engineer
15 12 (2.80%) Integration Engineer
16 11 (2.56%) JavaScript Engineer
16 11 (2.56%) Web Developer
17 10 (2.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (61.07%) CSS
2 251 (58.51%) HTML
3 218 (50.82%) Node.js
4 202 (47.09%) AngularJS
4 202 (47.09%) HTML5
5 180 (41.96%) React
6 168 (39.16%) Sass
7 118 (27.51%) CSS3
8 108 (25.17%) Redux
9 90 (20.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 74 (17.25%) JSON
11 73 (17.02%) RESTful
12 65 (15.15%) LESS
13 60 (13.99%) Web Services
14 49 (11.42%) REST
14 49 (11.42%) Spring
15 41 (9.56%) .NET
15 41 (9.56%) XML
16 38 (8.86%) Express
17 37 (8.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 33 (7.69%) User Experience
2 28 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (6.53%) Mobile App
3 26 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (3.73%) Derivative
4 16 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.73%) Equity Derivative
5 15 (3.50%) Data Structures
5 15 (3.50%) Virtual Team
6 13 (3.03%) iPad
7 11 (2.56%) Video\Live Streaming
8 10 (2.33%) Video on Demand
9 9 (2.10%) Social Media
10 8 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.86%) Equities
10 8 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.63%) Fintech
12 5 (1.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.26%) Unix
2 23 (5.36%) Linux
3 18 (4.20%) Windows
4 14 (3.26%) Android
5 8 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.47%) zOS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (38.93%) TDD
3 140 (32.63%) DevOps
4 119 (27.74%) Front End Development
4 119 (27.74%) Test Automation
5 117 (27.27%) BDD
6 114 (26.57%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (22.84%) Scrum
8 72 (16.78%) Unit Testing
9 65 (15.15%) Open Source
10 63 (14.69%) MVC
11 54 (12.59%) SDLC
12 53 (12.35%) Responsive Web Design
13 41 (9.56%) Web Development
14 40 (9.32%) OO
15 37 (8.62%) Mentoring
16 35 (8.16%) Microservices
17 30 (6.99%) Software Engineering
18 28 (6.53%) Continuous Delivery
18 28 (6.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 337 (78.55%) JavaScript
2 145 (33.80%) ES6
3 123 (28.67%) Java
4 95 (22.14%) TypeScript
5 48 (11.19%) Python
6 39 (9.09%) ES7
7 38 (8.86%) C#
8 28 (6.53%) SQL
9 17 (3.96%) PHP
10 16 (3.73%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.73%) Ruby
11 14 (3.26%) Groovy
12 13 (3.03%) Scala
13 9 (2.10%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.86%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.63%) Apple Swift
15 7 (1.63%) C++
15 7 (1.63%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.93%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.70%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 51 (11.89%) Degree
2 31 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.62%) QA
2 11 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.93%) WAI
3 4 (0.93%) WCAG
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (22.84%) Docker
2 17 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 76 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
2 63 (14.69%) Ansible
3 61 (14.22%) Puppet
4 24 (5.59%) Kubernetes
5 16 (3.73%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (1.86%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.63%) Terraform
8 4 (0.93%) Packer
9 3 (0.70%) Mesos
10 2 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 27 (6.29%) Splunk
1 27 (6.29%) Twitter
2 16 (3.73%) AppDynamics
2 16 (3.73%) Atlassian
3 13 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.03%) Perforce
4 10 (2.33%) Adobe
4 10 (2.33%) Cisco
4 10 (2.33%) VMware
5 8 (1.86%) FXall
5 8 (1.86%) Google
5 8 (1.86%) MuleSoft
5 8 (1.86%) Oracle
5 8 (1.86%) Reuters
6 7 (1.63%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 6 (1.40%) New Relic
8 4 (0.93%) Black Duck
8 4 (0.93%) Sonatype
9 3 (0.70%) Capita
9 3 (0.70%) Tableau