Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 432 502 690
Rank change year-on-year +70 +188 +126
Contract jobs citing npm 505 325 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.51% 2.48% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 226 140
England median daily rate £475 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £339 £350 £290
90th Percentile £700 £631 £601
UK median daily rate £468 £475 £469
% change year-on-year -1.58% +1.33% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
England median hourly rate £150.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +275.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £91.25 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 20,144 13,080 10,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.57% 14.83% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,925 8,976 7,448
England median daily rate £480 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +4.44% +10.43%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 181 150
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +4.54% -13.80%
10th Percentile £11.96 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £74.13 £63.75 £47.59
UK median hourly rate £18.60 £19.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -2.11% -3.11% -12.84%

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 16 August 2018.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing npm in England over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 August 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 +98 348 £500 -2.44% 47
North of England +16 45 £425 +9.68% 26
South West +24 35 £395 +21.54% 9
Midlands +8 35 £400 +3.23% 11
South East -27 29 £400 - 18
East Midlands +9 25 £403 -5.29% 8
Yorkshire +4 23 £400 +6.67% 11
North West -7 22 £700 +69.70% 12
East of England -23 12 £394 -7.35% 5
West Midlands -19 10 £375 - 3
npm
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 392 (77.62%) JavaScript
2 287 (56.83%) Node.js
3 276 (54.65%) Git (software)
4 273 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
5 261 (51.68%) CSS
6 250 (49.50%) HTML
7 210 (41.58%) React
8 204 (40.40%) AngularJS
9 193 (38.22%) webpack
10 182 (36.04%) HTML5
11 179 (35.45%) gulp
12 164 (32.48%) Sass
13 155 (30.69%) TDD
14 149 (29.50%) DevOps
15 147 (29.11%) CSS3
16 145 (28.71%) Docker
17 138 (27.33%) Front End Development
18 135 (26.73%) Redux
19 133 (26.34%) Scrum
20 128 (25.35%) Jenkins
21 126 (24.95%) ES6
22 109 (21.58%) Web Development
23 105 (20.79%) JSON
24 101 (20.00%) Java
24 101 (20.00%) Grunt
25 97 (19.21%) Python
26 95 (18.81%) Unit Testing
26 95 (18.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 93 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
28 90 (17.82%) Open Source

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 51 (10.10%) Cloud Foundry
2 39 (7.72%) nginx
3 26 (5.15%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.55%) CMS
4 23 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (3.37%) Confluence
6 10 (1.98%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.78%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.58%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.39%) WordPress
10 6 (1.19%) Predix
11 4 (0.79%) JBoss
12 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.40%) CICS
12 2 (0.40%) IIS
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.40%) WildFly
13 1 (0.20%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.20%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.40%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.40%) InVision
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 93 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (14.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (7.72%) Yarn
4 36 (7.13%) PaaS
5 34 (6.73%) GitHub
6 32 (6.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (4.16%) Heroku
7 21 (4.16%) NuGet
8 19 (3.76%) IBM Cloud
9 16 (3.17%) SaaS
10 14 (2.77%) OpenShift
11 9 (1.78%) IaaS
12 8 (1.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (1.58%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (1.58%) BrowserStack
13 7 (1.39%) Sauce Labs
14 6 (1.19%) AWS CloudTrail
15 4 (0.79%) Serverless
16 3 (0.59%) Firebase
16 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.12%) HTTP
2 22 (4.36%) AMQP
3 3 (0.59%) DSL
3 3 (0.59%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) FTP
4 1 (0.20%) HbbTV
4 1 (0.20%) Internet
4 1 (0.20%) NAS
4 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.20%) SAN
4 1 (0.20%) SMS
4 1 (0.20%) SMTP
4 1 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.53%) MySQL
3 25 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (4.16%) MongoDB
5 19 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 16 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.39%) Blockchain
8 6 (1.19%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.99%) Big Data
10 3 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.59%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.59%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.59%) DB2
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 276 (54.65%) Git (software)
2 193 (38.22%) webpack
3 179 (35.45%) gulp
4 128 (25.35%) Jenkins
5 101 (20.00%) Grunt
6 81 (16.04%) Maven
7 75 (14.85%) Babel
8 62 (12.28%) Jasmine
8 62 (12.28%) Karma Test Runner
8 62 (12.28%) Mocha
9 55 (10.89%) SonarQube
10 51 (10.10%) Gradle
11 48 (9.50%) Protractor
12 43 (8.51%) JIRA
13 38 (7.52%) Sonatype Nexus
14 36 (7.13%) GitLab
15 34 (6.73%) Travis CI
16 33 (6.53%) Cucumber
17 32 (6.34%) Selenium
18 30 (5.94%) Bower
General
1 83 (16.44%) Finance
2 78 (15.45%) Banking
3 21 (4.16%) Retail
4 10 (1.98%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.58%) Marketing
5 8 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.39%) Advertising
7 6 (1.19%) Games
8 5 (0.99%) Music Industry
9 4 (0.79%) Front Office
10 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.40%) French Language
11 2 (0.40%) German Language
11 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 379 (75.05%) Developer
2 97 (19.21%) React Developer
3 89 (17.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 89 (17.62%) JavaScript Developer
4 66 (13.07%) Angular Developer
5 65 (12.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 50 (9.90%) Senior Developer
7 42 (8.32%) UI Developer
8 33 (6.53%) Node.js Developer
9 30 (5.94%) .NET Developer
10 29 (5.74%) Java Developer
11 28 (5.54%) Full Stack Developer
12 25 (4.95%) Senior React Developer
13 22 (4.36%) HTML Developer
14 20 (3.96%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 19 (3.76%) Senior DevOps
15 19 (3.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 16 (3.17%) Architect
17 15 (2.97%) C# Developer
17 15 (2.97%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (56.83%) Node.js
2 261 (51.68%) CSS
3 250 (49.50%) HTML
4 210 (41.58%) React
5 204 (40.40%) AngularJS
6 182 (36.04%) HTML5
7 164 (32.48%) Sass
8 147 (29.11%) CSS3
9 135 (26.73%) Redux
10 105 (20.79%) JSON
11 95 (18.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 70 (13.86%) RESTful
13 69 (13.66%) .NET
14 68 (13.47%) jQuery
15 64 (12.67%) ASP.NET
16 49 (9.70%) REST
17 48 (9.50%) XML
18 47 (9.31%) Express
19 46 (9.11%) Ajax
20 45 (8.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.48%) User Experience
2 28 (5.54%) iPad
3 25 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (3.76%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.37%) Fintech
7 14 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.78%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.58%) FMCG
10 6 (1.19%) PKI
11 5 (0.99%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (0.99%) Marketing Technology
11 5 (0.99%) Social Media
12 4 (0.79%) Clustering
12 4 (0.79%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.59%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.90%) Linux
2 18 (3.56%) Unix
3 11 (2.18%) Windows
4 4 (0.79%) CentOS
5 3 (0.59%) Android
5 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.40%) zOS
7 1 (0.20%) AIX
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (30.69%) TDD
3 149 (29.50%) DevOps
4 138 (27.33%) Front End Development
5 133 (26.34%) Scrum
6 109 (21.58%) Web Development
7 95 (18.81%) Unit Testing
8 90 (17.82%) Open Source
9 82 (16.24%) Test Automation
10 81 (16.04%) Microservices
10 81 (16.04%) MVC
11 74 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (10.89%) E-Commerce
12 55 (10.89%) Responsive Web Design
13 52 (10.30%) BDD
14 49 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (7.33%) Continuous Delivery
16 36 (7.13%) Software Engineering
17 31 (6.14%) Kanban
17 31 (6.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 392 (77.62%) JavaScript
2 126 (24.95%) ES6
3 101 (20.00%) Java
4 97 (19.21%) Python
5 75 (14.85%) TypeScript
6 70 (13.86%) C#
7 66 (13.07%) Groovy
8 65 (12.87%) SQL
9 38 (7.52%) Bash Shell
10 31 (6.14%) Ruby
11 30 (5.94%) Shell Script
12 27 (5.35%) PL/SQL
13 22 (4.36%) VB.NET
14 17 (3.37%) ES7
14 17 (3.37%) PHP
15 10 (1.98%) Java 8
16 9 (1.78%) Perl
17 6 (1.19%) Apex Code
17 6 (1.19%) PyPy
18 5 (0.99%) ES8
Qualifications
1 47 (9.31%) Security Cleared
2 45 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.97%) Degree
4 6 (1.19%) CCNA
4 6 (1.19%) CCNP
4 6 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.36%) GCP
2 15 (2.97%) QA
3 6 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.99%) WAI
4 5 (0.99%) WCAG
5 4 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 145 (28.71%) Docker
2 37 (7.33%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.79%) etcd
3 4 (0.79%) flannel
4 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.20%) Ceph
5 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 62 (12.28%) Puppet
2 60 (11.88%) Kubernetes
3 52 (10.30%) Ansible
3 52 (10.30%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (5.15%) Mesos
5 25 (4.95%) Consul
6 14 (2.77%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (1.78%) Grafana
7 9 (1.78%) Terraform
8 4 (0.79%) Kibana
8 4 (0.79%) rkt
9 2 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.40%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.20%) Oozie
10 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (4.75%) IBM
2 19 (3.76%) Google
3 18 (3.56%) Oracle
3 18 (3.56%) Splunk
4 17 (3.37%) Perforce
5 12 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.78%) AppDynamics
7 7 (1.39%) Cisco
7 7 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.39%) Veracode
8 6 (1.19%) Apigee
8 6 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (1.19%) Mapbox
8 6 (1.19%) Zend
9 5 (0.99%) Qualys
9 5 (0.99%) Sencha
10 3 (0.59%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 3 (0.59%) Microsoft
10 3 (0.59%) VMware
11 2 (0.40%) Capita