Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 15 October 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 405 444
Rank change year-on-year +50 +39 +122
Contract jobs citing npm 294 231 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.53% 2.99% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 179 140
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £388 £398 £318
90th Percentile £675 £613 £650
England median daily rate £475 £470 £448
% change year-on-year +1.06% +5.03% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
England median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -30.00% - -

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11,614 7,736 6,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.17% 17.36% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,560 5,715 4,465
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £488 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 53
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.15 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.44% -3.86% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £14.60
90th Percentile £84.50 £165.00 £96.50
England median hourly rate £17.80 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -11.00% +5.26% -20.00%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing npm as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for npm in London

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing npm in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for npm in London

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing npm in London over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for npm in London

npm
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the London region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Central London -20 50 £488 -10.34% 15
South London -14 11 £425 +10.39%
West London -15 7 £450 -13.04% 13
East London -20 3 £450 +38.46% 7
North London - 2 £403 -
npm
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 London region with a requirement for npm.

1 229 (77.89%) JavaScript
2 176 (59.86%) Node.js
3 150 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (49.32%) Git (software)
5 134 (45.58%) CSS
6 126 (42.86%) HTML
7 117 (39.80%) AngularJS
8 110 (37.41%) webpack
9 104 (35.37%) React
10 98 (33.33%) HTML5
11 94 (31.97%) TDD
12 90 (30.61%) gulp
13 85 (28.91%) Sass
13 85 (28.91%) Scrum
14 84 (28.57%) DevOps
15 80 (27.21%) Front End Development
16 79 (26.87%) Docker
17 77 (26.19%) CSS3
18 76 (25.85%) Jenkins
19 75 (25.51%) ES6
20 74 (25.17%) Open Source
21 72 (24.49%) Redux
22 70 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
23 66 (22.45%) Python
24 64 (21.77%) Java
25 59 (20.07%) Finance
25 59 (20.07%) Microsoft Azure
26 58 (19.73%) Banking
26 58 (19.73%) SQL
27 57 (19.39%) Maven

npm
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 45 (15.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 24 (8.16%) nginx
3 21 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (6.12%) CMS
5 14 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 12 (4.08%) OpenStack
7 9 (3.06%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.36%) IIS
9 3 (1.02%) WordPress
10 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.68%) Confluence
10 2 (0.68%) Mule
10 2 (0.68%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 70 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (20.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (8.16%) PaaS
5 22 (7.48%) Yarn
6 21 (7.14%) GitHub
7 17 (5.78%) Heroku
8 14 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
9 11 (3.74%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (1.70%) IaaS
11 3 (1.02%) BrowserStack
11 3 (1.02%) Dialogflow
11 3 (1.02%) Serverless
12 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.68%) Firebase
12 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.68%) SaaS
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.34%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.16%) AMQP
2 22 (7.48%) HTTP
3 3 (1.02%) Firewall
4 2 (0.68%) FTP
4 2 (0.68%) SMTP
4 2 (0.68%) SSL
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (5.44%) MySQL
2 16 (5.44%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.10%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.72%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.72%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.36%) Big Data
9 3 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.02%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.34%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.34%) HBase
11 1 (0.34%) Redis
11 1 (0.34%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 145 (49.32%) Git (software)
2 110 (37.41%) webpack
3 90 (30.61%) gulp
4 76 (25.85%) Jenkins
5 57 (19.39%) Maven
6 50 (17.01%) Karma Test Runner
7 45 (15.31%) Mocha
8 44 (14.97%) Grunt
9 43 (14.63%) Babel
10 37 (12.59%) Jasmine
11 34 (11.56%) Protractor
12 29 (9.86%) Travis CI
13 28 (9.52%) Cucumber
13 28 (9.52%) Gradle
14 24 (8.16%) GitLab
14 24 (8.16%) Sonatype Nexus
15 23 (7.82%) CircleCI
16 22 (7.48%) SonarQube
17 21 (7.14%) IBM UrbanCode
18 20 (6.80%) Ant
General
1 59 (20.07%) Finance
2 58 (19.73%) Banking
3 20 (6.80%) Retail
4 8 (2.72%) Advertising
5 7 (2.38%) Front Office
5 7 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.04%) Marketing
7 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Danish Language
8 2 (0.68%) French Language
8 2 (0.68%) German Language
8 2 (0.68%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (74.83%) Developer
2 61 (20.75%) React Developer
3 51 (17.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 45 (15.31%) Angular Developer
5 44 (14.97%) JavaScript Developer
6 40 (13.61%) DevOps Engineer
6 40 (13.61%) Senior Developer
7 22 (7.48%) Java Developer
7 22 (7.48%) Senior React Developer
8 21 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
9 20 (6.80%) .NET Developer
10 17 (5.78%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 17 (5.78%) UI Developer
11 16 (5.44%) Senior DevOps
11 16 (5.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 15 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (4.08%) Open Source Developer
13 12 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (3.74%) Perl Developer
15 10 (3.40%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (59.86%) Node.js
2 134 (45.58%) CSS
3 126 (42.86%) HTML
4 117 (39.80%) AngularJS
5 104 (35.37%) React
6 98 (33.33%) HTML5
7 85 (28.91%) Sass
8 77 (26.19%) CSS3
9 72 (24.49%) Redux
10 52 (17.69%) JSON
10 52 (17.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 48 (16.33%) RabbitMQ
12 44 (14.97%) .NET
13 39 (13.27%) ASP.NET
14 38 (12.93%) Chai
15 35 (11.90%) REST
16 30 (10.20%) RESTful
17 28 (9.52%) GraphQL
18 27 (9.18%) Express
19 26 (8.84%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.54%) User Experience
2 20 (6.80%) iPad
3 13 (4.42%) Fintech
4 10 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.70%) Marketing Technology
6 5 (1.70%) Social Media
7 3 (1.02%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) Blog
8 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.68%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.68%) FMCG
8 2 (0.68%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.16%) Linux
2 7 (2.38%) Unix
3 6 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.04%) Windows
4 3 (1.02%) Android
5 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (31.97%) TDD
3 85 (28.91%) Scrum
4 84 (28.57%) DevOps
5 80 (27.21%) Front End Development
6 74 (25.17%) Open Source
7 57 (19.39%) Microservices
8 49 (16.67%) MVC
9 47 (15.99%) Web Development
10 43 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (13.95%) Unit Testing
12 36 (12.24%) BDD
13 33 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
14 32 (10.88%) Kanban
15 28 (9.52%) E-Commerce
16 26 (8.84%) Test Automation
17 25 (8.50%) MVVM
17 25 (8.50%) Responsive Web Design
18 24 (8.16%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 24 (8.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 229 (77.89%) JavaScript
2 75 (25.51%) ES6
3 66 (22.45%) Python
4 64 (21.77%) Java
5 58 (19.73%) SQL
6 47 (15.99%) C#
7 45 (15.31%) TypeScript
8 43 (14.63%) Groovy
9 28 (9.52%) PL/SQL
10 23 (7.82%) VB.NET
11 21 (7.14%) Bash Shell
12 19 (6.46%) Ruby
13 14 (4.76%) Shell Script
14 11 (3.74%) Perl
15 10 (3.40%) Java 8
16 9 (3.06%) Go
17 5 (1.70%) Kotlin
17 5 (1.70%) PHP
18 4 (1.36%) ES7
18 4 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (15.31%) Security Cleared
2 44 (14.97%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.04%) Degree
4 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.36%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.34%) WAI
3 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 79 (26.87%) Docker
2 24 (8.16%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.02%) etcd
3 3 (1.02%) flannel
4 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.34%) Ceph
4 1 (0.34%) HDFS
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (13.95%) Puppet
2 33 (11.22%) Ansible
2 33 (11.22%) Kubernetes
3 26 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (6.46%) Consul
4 19 (6.46%) Mesos
5 15 (5.10%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.02%) Grafana
6 3 (1.02%) rkt
7 2 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.68%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.34%) Oozie
8 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (5.78%) Google
1 17 (5.78%) IBM
2 5 (1.70%) Splunk
3 3 (1.02%) Apple
3 3 (1.02%) Charles River
3 3 (1.02%) Sencha
4 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.68%) MuleSoft
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle
4 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.68%) VMware
5 1 (0.34%) Apigee
5 1 (0.34%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.34%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.34%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.34%) Facebook
5 1 (0.34%) FXall
5 1 (0.34%) Veracode