Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 496 432 511
Rank change year-on-year -64 +79 +182
Contract jobs citing npm 330 507 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.36% 2.40% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 356 225
England median daily rate £500 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% -1.05%
10th Percentile £349 £339 £350
90th Percentile £713 £700 £635
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £475
% change year-on-year +1.60% -1.58% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
England median hourly rate £35.00 £150.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.67% +275.00% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £91.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -61.64% +128.13% -

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 24,180 21,151 13,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.08% 22.47% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,637 14,638 9,339
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £310 £306 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £456
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 301 191
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -8.33% +7.09%
10th Percentile £13.30 £12.00 £10.96
90th Percentile £73.75 £73.75 £61.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -3.11%

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

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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 17 August 2019.

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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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 17 August 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 -46 224 £525 +5.00% 42
South East +32 38 £488 +21.88% 21
North of England +11 26 £463 +8.82% 29
South West -34 22 £463 +17.09% 15
North West +5 15 £385 -45.00% 18
Yorkshire +4 11 £575 +43.75% 6
East of England +18 10 £363 -7.94% 2
Midlands +4 8 £325 -18.75% 11
West Midlands +15 5 - - 4
East Midlands +3 3 £325 -19.25% 7
npm
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 270 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 202 (61.21%) CSS
3 189 (57.27%) AngularJS
4 187 (56.67%) Node.js
5 185 (56.06%) HTML
6 174 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
7 152 (46.06%) Git (software)
8 144 (43.64%) gulp
9 134 (40.61%) ES6
10 120 (36.36%) TypeScript
11 119 (36.06%) Front End Development
12 111 (33.64%) Jenkins
13 109 (33.03%) Docker
13 109 (33.03%) Scrum
14 102 (30.91%) Sass
15 99 (30.00%) HTML5
16 98 (29.70%) Maven
17 95 (28.79%) Java
17 95 (28.79%) React
18 94 (28.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 94 (28.48%) Grunt
19 92 (27.88%) Finance
20 89 (26.97%) Jasmine
21 87 (26.36%) webpack
22 81 (24.55%) DevOps
23 78 (23.64%) CSS3
24 74 (22.42%) Microsoft Azure
24 74 (22.42%) C#
25 73 (22.12%) TDD
26 72 (21.82%) Ansible

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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 60 (18.18%) Confluence
2 41 (12.42%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (10.30%) nginx
4 30 (9.09%) CMS
5 26 (7.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (5.45%) Apache
7 17 (5.15%) Tomcat
7 17 (5.15%) WebSphere
8 13 (3.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (3.94%) Umbraco
9 8 (2.42%) Apache Solr
10 7 (2.12%) IIS
10 7 (2.12%) Mule
11 6 (1.82%) Drupal
12 5 (1.52%) JBoss
12 5 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (1.21%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.30%) Kentico
14 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.30%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Magento
1 5 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 74 (22.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (17.88%) GitHub
3 45 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (10.30%) Yarn
5 27 (8.18%) PaaS
6 10 (3.03%) OpenShift
7 8 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (2.42%) Slack
8 5 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.21%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.21%) NuGet
10 3 (0.91%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.91%) IaaS
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.61%) Datadog
11 2 (0.61%) Heroku
11 2 (0.61%) SaaS
11 2 (0.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.94%) HTTP
2 9 (2.73%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (1.52%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.61%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
5 1 (0.30%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.30%) FTP
5 1 (0.30%) MPLS
5 1 (0.30%) Skype
5 1 (0.30%) SSH
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.03%) MySQL
3 20 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.24%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.73%) Redis
7 8 (2.42%) Big Data
8 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.52%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.91%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 152 (46.06%) Git (software)
2 144 (43.64%) gulp
3 111 (33.64%) Jenkins
4 98 (29.70%) Maven
5 94 (28.48%) Grunt
6 89 (26.97%) Jasmine
7 87 (26.36%) webpack
8 70 (21.21%) JIRA
9 59 (17.88%) Karma Test Runner
10 53 (16.06%) Protractor
11 39 (11.82%) Cucumber
12 32 (9.70%) JUnit
13 30 (9.09%) Gradle
14 22 (6.67%) Selenium
14 22 (6.67%) Subversion
15 21 (6.36%) Visual Studio
16 19 (5.76%) Babel
16 19 (5.76%) Mocha
17 17 (5.15%) Bower
18 16 (4.85%) GitLab
General
1 92 (27.88%) Finance
2 39 (11.82%) Banking
3 19 (5.76%) Marketing
4 16 (4.85%) Retail
5 13 (3.94%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.64%) Front Office
7 9 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.52%) Legal
9 4 (1.21%) Law
9 4 (1.21%) Publishing
9 4 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.91%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.61%) Games
11 2 (0.61%) International Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 253 (76.67%) Developer
2 107 (32.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 64 (19.39%) Angular Developer
4 43 (13.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 41 (12.42%) JavaScript Developer
6 37 (11.21%) Senior Developer
7 30 (9.09%) React Developer
8 27 (8.18%) UI Developer
9 26 (7.88%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (3.64%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 12 (3.64%) Web Developer
11 11 (3.33%) HTML Developer
12 10 (3.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 9 (2.73%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.73%) Architect
13 9 (2.73%) Node.js Developer
14 8 (2.42%) Senior React Developer
14 8 (2.42%) Senior UI Developer
15 7 (2.12%) C# Developer
15 7 (2.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (61.21%) CSS
2 189 (57.27%) AngularJS
3 187 (56.67%) Node.js
4 185 (56.06%) HTML
5 102 (30.91%) Sass
6 99 (30.00%) HTML5
7 95 (28.79%) React
8 94 (28.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 78 (23.64%) CSS3
10 57 (17.27%) .NET
11 56 (16.97%) jQuery
12 55 (16.67%) RESTful
13 51 (15.45%) Redux
14 36 (10.91%) REST
15 35 (10.61%) Spring
16 33 (10.00%) JSON
17 31 (9.39%) Jest
18 28 (8.48%) Vue.js
18 28 (8.48%) Web Services
19 26 (7.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 69 (20.91%) User Experience
2 27 (8.18%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.24%) NHS
4 13 (3.94%) Social Media
4 13 (3.94%) Virtual Team
5 10 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.12%) Graphic Design
6 7 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.52%) Derivative
7 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.21%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.21%) PKI
9 3 (0.91%) Animation
9 3 (0.91%) FMCG
10 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.61%) Equities
10 2 (0.61%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.33%) Linux
2 17 (5.15%) Windows
3 11 (3.33%) Unix
4 4 (1.21%) Android
4 4 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (36.06%) Front End Development
3 109 (33.03%) Scrum
4 81 (24.55%) DevOps
5 73 (22.12%) TDD
6 67 (20.30%) Open Source
7 51 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (14.85%) Test Automation
8 49 (14.85%) Unit Testing
9 47 (14.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 40 (12.12%) SDLC
11 39 (11.82%) Microservices
12 37 (11.21%) Web Development
13 34 (10.30%) Pair Programming
14 33 (10.00%) BDD
15 30 (9.09%) MVC
16 27 (8.18%) Software Engineering
17 25 (7.58%) Kanban
17 25 (7.58%) Mentoring
18 23 (6.97%) OO
Programming Languages
1 270 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 134 (40.61%) ES6
3 120 (36.36%) TypeScript
4 95 (28.79%) Java
5 74 (22.42%) C#
6 54 (16.36%) Python
7 46 (13.94%) SQL
8 30 (9.09%) Groovy
9 19 (5.76%) PHP
10 18 (5.45%) Shell Script
11 16 (4.85%) Ruby
12 14 (4.24%) Perl
13 13 (3.94%) C++
14 10 (3.03%) Java 8
15 9 (2.73%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.82%) Scala
17 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
18 4 (1.21%) C
18 4 (1.21%) Go
18 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.33%) Degree
4 7 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.91%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.94%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) WAI
System Software
1 109 (33.03%) Docker
2 33 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.30%) Varnish
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 72 (21.82%) Ansible
2 50 (15.15%) Puppet
3 42 (12.73%) Kubernetes
4 33 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.42%) Terraform
6 6 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (1.82%) Nagios
6 6 (1.82%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.91%) Grafana
9 2 (0.61%) MIIS
9 2 (0.61%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.61%) Salt
10 1 (0.30%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (3.94%) Adobe
1 13 (3.94%) Cypress Semiconductor
1 13 (3.94%) Splunk
2 12 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.33%) Perforce
4 8 (2.42%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.12%) AppDynamics
5 7 (2.12%) Blue Coat
5 7 (2.12%) F5
5 7 (2.12%) Google
5 7 (2.12%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.52%) BMC
6 5 (1.52%) Oracle
6 5 (1.52%) Remedy
6 5 (1.52%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.52%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.91%) Facebook
7 3 (0.91%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.91%) Zend
8 2 (0.61%) CA Agile Central