Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 440 550 711
Rank change year-on-year +110 +161 +98
Contract jobs citing npm 478 265 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.54% 2.35% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 198 100
England median daily rate £479 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.39% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £312
90th Percentile £613 £775 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
England median hourly rate £150.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £150.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year +400.00% - -

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 18,799 11,278 8,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.43% 13.54% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,879 7,841 6,091
England median daily rate £484 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.22% +2.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £310 £281 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 155 136
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.96 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.49% -6.37% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.50 £11.42
90th Percentile £57.25 £56.89 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% -16.28% -4.44%

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 May 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

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 May 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 +58 331 £510 -0.97% 61
South East +12 70 £410 -3.53% 26
Midlands -1 27 £400 - 8
North of England -5 25 £400 +4.92% 26
East Midlands +2 19 £406 +1.56% 6
South West +16 14 £514 +58.27% 2
Yorkshire -4 13 £400 - 8
North West -14 12 £338 -6.90% 17
East of England -8 10 £400 -5.88% 4
West Midlands -23 8 £375 -16.67% 2
npm
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 374 (78.24%) JavaScript
2 277 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (55.44%) CSS
4 261 (54.60%) Git (software)
5 256 (53.56%) HTML
6 241 (50.42%) Node.js
7 221 (46.23%) AngularJS
8 197 (41.21%) HTML5
9 185 (38.70%) React
10 184 (38.49%) gulp
11 183 (38.28%) webpack
12 169 (35.36%) Sass
13 167 (34.94%) TDD
14 145 (30.33%) DevOps
15 134 (28.03%) Jenkins
16 130 (27.20%) CSS3
17 128 (26.78%) Grunt
18 119 (24.90%) Docker
19 118 (24.69%) ES6
19 118 (24.69%) Front End Development
20 115 (24.06%) Redux
21 111 (23.22%) Java
22 99 (20.71%) Test Automation
23 97 (20.29%) RESTful
24 96 (20.08%) Jasmine
25 94 (19.67%) BDD
25 94 (19.67%) Unit Testing
25 94 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
25 94 (19.67%) Scrum
26 92 (19.25%) Finance

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 42 (8.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 28 (5.86%) CMS
3 21 (4.39%) nginx
3 21 (4.39%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (2.72%) Confluence
6 12 (2.51%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.67%) Mule
7 8 (1.67%) Mule ESB
8 6 (1.26%) Predix
8 6 (1.26%) WordPress
9 4 (0.84%) JBoss
9 4 (0.84%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.42%) CICS
10 2 (0.42%) WildFly
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.21%) Apache
11 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.63%) InVision
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 66 (13.81%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (11.72%) Yarn
3 49 (10.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (8.16%) PaaS
5 34 (7.11%) IaaS
6 30 (6.28%) SaaS
7 28 (5.86%) GitHub
8 15 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (2.93%) NuGet
10 11 (2.30%) Heroku
10 11 (2.30%) IBM Cloud
11 10 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (1.88%) Bluemix
13 8 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (1.67%) OpenShift
14 6 (1.26%) AWS CloudTrail
15 5 (1.05%) BrowserStack
16 3 (0.63%) Firebase
16 3 (0.63%) Sauce Labs
16 3 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.39%) HTTP
2 13 (2.72%) Firewall
3 9 (1.88%) AMQP
4 8 (1.67%) FTP
4 8 (1.67%) SMTP
4 8 (1.67%) SSL
5 2 (0.42%) DHCP
5 2 (0.42%) DNS
5 2 (0.42%) DSL
5 2 (0.42%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.23%) MySQL
2 24 (5.02%) Relational Database
3 23 (4.81%) SQL Server
4 20 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.26%) Blockchain
8 6 (1.26%) Couchbase
8 6 (1.26%) CouchDB
9 4 (0.84%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.63%) Big Data
10 3 (0.63%) Redis
10 3 (0.63%) SQLite
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.42%) DB2
11 2 (0.42%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 261 (54.60%) Git (software)
2 184 (38.49%) gulp
3 183 (38.28%) webpack
4 134 (28.03%) Jenkins
5 128 (26.78%) Grunt
6 96 (20.08%) Jasmine
7 82 (17.15%) Maven
8 81 (16.95%) Karma Test Runner
9 67 (14.02%) Mocha
9 67 (14.02%) Protractor
10 63 (13.18%) Bower
11 52 (10.88%) SonarQube
12 50 (10.46%) Babel
13 46 (9.62%) Cucumber
14 43 (9.00%) JUnit
15 41 (8.58%) Sonatype Nexus
16 40 (8.37%) Gradle
17 38 (7.95%) JIRA
18 34 (7.11%) Selenium
19 30 (6.28%) TeamCity
General
1 92 (19.25%) Finance
2 81 (16.95%) Banking
3 28 (5.86%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.67%) Front Office
5 8 (1.67%) Retail
6 6 (1.26%) Games
7 4 (0.84%) Advertising
7 4 (0.84%) Marketing
7 4 (0.84%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.63%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 352 (73.64%) Developer
2 107 (22.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 88 (18.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 69 (14.44%) Angular Developer
5 66 (13.81%) React Developer
6 57 (11.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 41 (8.58%) Senior Developer
8 36 (7.53%) UI Developer
9 35 (7.32%) Node.js Developer
10 33 (6.90%) HTML Developer
11 30 (6.28%) Full Stack Developer
11 30 (6.28%) Java Developer
12 18 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
12 18 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 15 (3.14%) .NET Developer
13 15 (3.14%) Architect
13 15 (3.14%) Technical Architect
14 14 (2.93%) Software Engineer
15 12 (2.51%) Applications Developer
15 12 (2.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (55.44%) CSS
2 256 (53.56%) HTML
3 241 (50.42%) Node.js
4 221 (46.23%) AngularJS
5 197 (41.21%) HTML5
6 185 (38.70%) React
7 169 (35.36%) Sass
8 130 (27.20%) CSS3
9 115 (24.06%) Redux
10 97 (20.29%) RESTful
11 82 (17.15%) JSON
12 79 (16.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 73 (15.27%) jQuery
14 58 (12.13%) LESS
15 57 (11.92%) REST
16 53 (11.09%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 52 (10.88%) .NET
18 50 (10.46%) Web Services
19 48 (10.04%) Spring
20 46 (9.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.30%) User Experience
2 30 (6.28%) iPad
3 29 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (5.44%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.97%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.93%) Fintech
8 12 (2.51%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.51%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.30%) Derivative
10 9 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
10 9 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.67%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.67%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.46%) Clustering
12 7 (1.46%) FMCG
13 6 (1.26%) PKI
14 3 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (0.63%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.63%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.62%) Unix
2 34 (7.11%) Linux
3 15 (3.14%) Windows
4 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.84%) CentOS
6 3 (0.63%) Android
7 2 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (34.94%) TDD
3 145 (30.33%) DevOps
4 118 (24.69%) Front End Development
5 99 (20.71%) Test Automation
6 94 (19.67%) BDD
6 94 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (19.67%) Scrum
6 94 (19.67%) Unit Testing
7 70 (14.64%) MVC
7 70 (14.64%) Web Development
8 66 (13.81%) Microservices
9 56 (11.72%) Open Source
10 52 (10.88%) SDLC
11 50 (10.46%) E-Commerce
12 48 (10.04%) Responsive Web Design
13 38 (7.95%) Software Engineering
14 36 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
15 33 (6.90%) OO
16 30 (6.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 374 (78.24%) JavaScript
2 118 (24.69%) ES6
3 111 (23.22%) Java
4 89 (18.62%) TypeScript
5 71 (14.85%) Python
6 46 (9.62%) C#
7 37 (7.74%) Groovy
8 36 (7.53%) SQL
9 30 (6.28%) ES7
10 29 (6.07%) Ruby
11 25 (5.23%) Bash Shell
12 22 (4.60%) Java 8
13 20 (4.18%) PHP
14 18 (3.77%) Shell Script
15 14 (2.93%) PL/SQL
16 10 (2.09%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.88%) VB.NET
18 8 (1.67%) Scala
19 6 (1.26%) Apex Code
19 6 (1.26%) PyPy
Qualifications
1 42 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 35 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.39%) Degree
4 10 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.26%) CCNA
5 6 (1.26%) CCNP
5 6 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.49%) QA
2 10 (2.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.09%) GCP
3 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.63%) WAI
4 3 (0.63%) WCAG
5 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 119 (24.90%) Docker
2 20 (4.18%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.84%) etcd
5 4 (0.84%) flannel
6 2 (0.42%) Squid
7 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 73 (15.27%) Opscode Chef
2 63 (13.18%) Puppet
3 58 (12.13%) Ansible
4 45 (9.41%) Kubernetes
5 16 (3.35%) Docker Swarm
6 15 (3.14%) Consul
6 15 (3.14%) Mesos
7 8 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.05%) Terraform
9 4 (0.84%) Kibana
9 4 (0.84%) rkt
10 3 (0.63%) Grafana
11 2 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 28 (5.86%) Splunk
2 17 (3.56%) Perforce
3 15 (3.14%) AppDynamics
4 13 (2.72%) IBM
5 11 (2.30%) Google
6 10 (2.09%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.09%) Twitter
6 10 (2.09%) VMware
7 9 (1.88%) Microsoft
8 8 (1.67%) Cisco
8 8 (1.67%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.46%) Apigee
9 7 (1.46%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (1.46%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 7 (1.46%) FXall
9 7 (1.46%) Reuters
9 7 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.26%) Mapbox
10 6 (1.26%) Oracle
10 6 (1.26%) Sencha