Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 533 452 594
Rank change year-on-year -81 +142 +135
Contract jobs citing npm 314 456 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.49% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.34% 2.45% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 326 175
England median daily rate £529 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.85% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £359 £319 £325
90th Percentile £700 £625 £775
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £150.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.67% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £150.00 -
% change year-on-year -76.67% - -

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 23,469 18,597 11,566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 26.75% 20.08% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,266 12,811 8,081
England median daily rate £500 £480 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.92% +1.67%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £285
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 235 142
England median hourly rate £18.76 £20.00 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.20% +8.84% -9.26%
10th Percentile £11.95 £11.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £63.25 £50.30 £51.35
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.84
% change year-on-year -5.00% +12.11% -14.02%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 -68 183 £550 +4.76% 16
South East -28 45 £506 +26.17% 8
South West -6 31 £518 +8.09% 5
North of England +14 28 £700 +86.67% 3
North West +14 25 £700 +96.49% 1
Midlands -7 13 £400 -3.03%
East Midlands +21 11 £403 -4.85%
East of England +14 10 £363 -9.25%
Yorkshire -2 2 - - 2
West Midlands -5 2 £375 -
South Coast - 2 - -
North East - 1 £325 -
npm
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 235 (74.84%) JavaScript
2 162 (51.59%) Node.js
3 158 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (50.00%) gulp
5 156 (49.68%) CSS
6 139 (44.27%) AngularJS
7 134 (42.68%) HTML
8 129 (41.08%) Jenkins
9 123 (39.17%) Front End Development
9 123 (39.17%) Git (software)
10 116 (36.94%) Docker
11 115 (36.62%) Sass
12 107 (34.08%) ES6
13 103 (32.80%) React
14 97 (30.89%) DevOps
14 97 (30.89%) Ansible
15 96 (30.57%) Java
16 95 (30.25%) Maven
17 94 (29.94%) HTML5
18 93 (29.62%) Scrum
19 89 (28.34%) Finance
19 89 (28.34%) Grunt
20 88 (28.03%) webpack
21 84 (26.75%) TypeScript
22 76 (24.20%) Open Source
23 75 (23.89%) Puppet
24 74 (23.57%) RESTful
25 72 (22.93%) Python
25 72 (22.93%) TDD
26 69 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure

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 58 (18.47%) nginx
2 46 (14.65%) Cloud Foundry
3 42 (13.38%) Confluence
4 30 (9.55%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (8.92%) CMS
5 28 (8.92%) Tomcat
5 28 (8.92%) WebSphere
6 14 (4.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 14 (4.46%) Apache
7 9 (2.87%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.91%) JBoss
8 6 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.96%) Drupal
10 2 (0.64%) IIS
10 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.64%) WordPress
11 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.32%) Kentico
11 1 (0.32%) Mule
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (1.59%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.32%) InVision
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 69 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (18.47%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (18.15%) GitHub
4 51 (16.24%) PaaS
5 34 (10.83%) Yarn
6 15 (4.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (2.55%) NuGet
9 7 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.91%) IaaS
10 6 (1.91%) SaaS
11 4 (1.27%) Serverless
12 3 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.96%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.96%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.96%) Slack
13 2 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.64%) Azure Functions
14 1 (0.32%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.55%) HTTP
2 5 (1.59%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.27%) DNS
3 4 (1.27%) SSL
4 2 (0.64%) AMQP
5 1 (0.32%) DHCP
5 1 (0.32%) Firewall
5 1 (0.32%) FTP
5 1 (0.32%) ICMP
5 1 (0.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.32%) SMTP
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.69%) MySQL
3 21 (6.69%) Redis
4 20 (6.37%) Relational Database
5 16 (5.10%) Big Data
5 16 (5.10%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.82%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.55%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.96%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.96%) GIS
12 2 (0.64%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.64%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.64%) Looker
12 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.32%) Cosmos DB
13 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 157 (50.00%) gulp
2 129 (41.08%) Jenkins
3 123 (39.17%) Git (software)
4 95 (30.25%) Maven
5 89 (28.34%) Grunt
6 88 (28.03%) webpack
7 69 (21.97%) Jasmine
8 58 (18.47%) Gradle
9 54 (17.20%) JIRA
10 47 (14.97%) Karma Test Runner
11 45 (14.33%) Protractor
12 41 (13.06%) Babel
13 39 (12.42%) Cucumber
14 38 (12.10%) IBM UrbanCode
15 34 (10.83%) JUnit
16 33 (10.51%) Mocha
17 31 (9.87%) CircleCI
17 31 (9.87%) Travis CI
18 25 (7.96%) TeamCity
19 23 (7.32%) Bitbucket
General
1 89 (28.34%) Finance
2 48 (15.29%) Banking
3 17 (5.41%) Marketing
4 16 (5.10%) Retail
5 10 (3.18%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.55%) Games
6 8 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.91%) Front Office
7 6 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.59%) Publishing
9 4 (1.27%) Legal
10 3 (0.96%) Advertising
10 3 (0.96%) Electronics
11 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (66.24%) Developer
2 89 (28.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 65 (20.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (13.06%) Angular Developer
5 35 (11.15%) JavaScript Developer
6 33 (10.51%) React Developer
7 23 (7.32%) UI Developer
8 18 (5.73%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (4.46%) Node.js Developer
10 13 (4.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 13 (4.14%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.82%) HTML Developer
12 9 (2.87%) JavaScript Engineer
12 9 (2.87%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.55%) HTML CSS Developer
14 7 (2.23%) Web Developer
15 6 (1.91%) CMS Developer
15 6 (1.91%) Java Engineer
15 6 (1.91%) Sitecore Developer
16 5 (1.59%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (51.59%) Node.js
2 156 (49.68%) CSS
3 139 (44.27%) AngularJS
4 134 (42.68%) HTML
5 115 (36.62%) Sass
6 103 (32.80%) React
7 94 (29.94%) HTML5
8 74 (23.57%) RESTful
9 66 (21.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 61 (19.43%) CSS3
11 58 (18.47%) Redux
12 43 (13.69%) jQuery
12 43 (13.69%) JSON
13 42 (13.38%) .NET
14 38 (12.10%) Web Services
15 32 (10.19%) Gherkin
15 32 (10.19%) Jest
16 31 (9.87%) LESS
17 22 (7.01%) XML
18 20 (6.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.69%) User Experience
2 35 (11.15%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.46%) NHS
4 13 (4.14%) Social Media
4 13 (4.14%) Virtual Team
5 11 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.50%) Fintech
6 9 (2.87%) FMCG
6 9 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.59%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.27%) PKI
11 3 (0.96%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.64%) Smart Home
12 2 (0.64%) W3C
13 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.65%) Linux
2 13 (4.14%) Unix
3 9 (2.87%) CentOS
4 7 (2.23%) Windows
5 5 (1.59%) Android
5 5 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (39.17%) Front End Development
3 97 (30.89%) DevOps
4 93 (29.62%) Scrum
5 76 (24.20%) Open Source
6 72 (22.93%) TDD
7 46 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (14.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 43 (13.69%) BDD
10 41 (13.06%) Unit Testing
11 39 (12.42%) Web Development
12 37 (11.78%) Test Automation
13 33 (10.51%) SDLC
14 31 (9.87%) Microservices
15 26 (8.28%) Kanban
16 21 (6.69%) MVC
17 20 (6.37%) Software Engineering
18 18 (5.73%) Mentoring
19 17 (5.41%) Content Management
20 15 (4.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 235 (74.84%) JavaScript
2 107 (34.08%) ES6
3 96 (30.57%) Java
4 84 (26.75%) TypeScript
5 72 (22.93%) Python
6 58 (18.47%) Groovy
7 49 (15.61%) Shell Script
8 45 (14.33%) C#
9 39 (12.42%) SQL
10 22 (7.01%) ES7
11 18 (5.73%) C++
12 17 (5.41%) Ruby
13 15 (4.78%) PHP
14 10 (3.18%) PowerShell
15 7 (2.23%) Java 8
16 5 (1.59%) Go
17 4 (1.27%) C
17 4 (1.27%) Perl
18 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (6.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.50%) Degree
3 6 (1.91%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.27%) BC Cleared
4 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.32%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.10%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.96%) WCAG
3 1 (0.32%) PMO
3 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 116 (36.94%) Docker
2 55 (17.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 97 (30.89%) Ansible
2 75 (23.89%) Puppet
3 67 (21.34%) Kubernetes
4 60 (19.11%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (8.60%) Terraform
6 8 (2.55%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (1.59%) Rancher
8 2 (0.64%) Grafana
9 1 (0.32%) Kibana
9 1 (0.32%) logstash
9 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.32%) Salt
9 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 14 (4.46%) Adobe
2 12 (3.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 10 (3.18%) Google
4 10 (3.18%) MuleSoft
5 9 (2.87%) Facebook
5 9 (2.87%) Oracle
5 9 (2.87%) Perforce
6 6 (1.91%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.27%) hybris
8 3 (0.96%) SAP
8 3 (0.96%) Zend
9 1 (0.32%) Apple
9 1 (0.32%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.32%) Cadence
9 1 (0.32%) Caplin
9 1 (0.32%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.32%) Sonatype
9 1 (0.32%) VMware