Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 390 320 388
Rank change year-on-year -70 +68 +94
Contract jobs citing npm 196 342 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.76% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.57% 3.11% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 236 138
London median daily rate £550 £510 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.84% -0.97% +3.00%
10th Percentile £366 £358 £375
90th Percentile £713 £625 £775
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
London median hourly rate £35.00 £150.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.67% +400.00% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £150.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -76.67% +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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12,464 11,014 6,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.09% 24.57% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,994 8,052 4,874
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £315
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 91 52
London median hourly rate £25.25 £25.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +17.22% -14.69%
10th Percentile £13.95 £14.14 £11.41
90th Percentile £70.00 £90.00 £125.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +17.50% +5.26% -3.11%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing npm in London over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for npm in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing npm in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for npm in London

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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 17 June 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
Central London -36 26 £525 - 4
West London +25 7 £450 -
South London +13 6 £442 -0.67%
North London - 1 - -
npm
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 London region with a requirement for npm.

1 163 (83.16%) JavaScript
2 108 (55.10%) Node.js
3 106 (54.08%) gulp
4 101 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (51.02%) AngularJS
6 95 (48.47%) Jenkins
7 94 (47.96%) HTML
8 90 (45.92%) CSS
9 80 (40.82%) Maven
10 78 (39.80%) Front End Development
11 71 (36.22%) ES6
11 71 (36.22%) Docker
12 70 (35.71%) Ansible
13 69 (35.20%) DevOps
14 67 (34.18%) Scrum
15 65 (33.16%) Java
15 65 (33.16%) TypeScript
16 64 (32.65%) Jasmine
16 64 (32.65%) Open Source
17 62 (31.63%) Finance
18 61 (31.12%) Git (software)
19 60 (30.61%) Grunt
20 59 (30.10%) Python
21 57 (29.08%) React
22 56 (28.57%) Puppet
23 52 (26.53%) HTML5
24 51 (26.02%) Kubernetes
25 47 (23.98%) Sass
25 47 (23.98%) Virtual Machines
25 47 (23.98%) RESTful

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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 38 (19.39%) nginx
2 37 (18.88%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (16.33%) Confluence
4 29 (14.80%) Cloud Foundry
5 26 (13.27%) CMS
6 23 (11.73%) Tomcat
7 22 (11.22%) WebSphere
8 13 (6.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (6.63%) Apache
9 9 (4.59%) Umbraco
10 5 (2.55%) Drupal
10 5 (2.55%) OpenStack
10 5 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.53%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Magento
1 4 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.51%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (19.90%) GitHub
3 30 (15.31%) PaaS
4 26 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (8.67%) Yarn
6 11 (5.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (3.06%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.04%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.53%) NuGet
10 2 (1.02%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.02%) Heroku
10 2 (1.02%) Serverless
10 2 (1.02%) Slack
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.57%) HTTP
2 2 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.02%) SSL
3 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.51%) MPLS
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.90%) MySQL
2 35 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.65%) Big Data
4 13 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.61%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.59%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.57%) Redis
8 6 (3.06%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.02%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 106 (54.08%) gulp
2 95 (48.47%) Jenkins
3 80 (40.82%) Maven
4 64 (32.65%) Jasmine
5 61 (31.12%) Git (software)
6 60 (30.61%) Grunt
7 40 (20.41%) Gradle
8 37 (18.88%) JIRA
8 37 (18.88%) Protractor
9 36 (18.37%) Karma Test Runner
9 36 (18.37%) webpack
10 29 (14.80%) Cucumber
11 25 (12.76%) JUnit
12 22 (11.22%) TeamCity
13 21 (10.71%) CircleCI
13 21 (10.71%) Travis CI
14 19 (9.69%) IBM UrbanCode
15 17 (8.67%) Subversion
16 14 (7.14%) GitLab
16 14 (7.14%) Mocha
General
1 62 (31.63%) Finance
2 34 (17.35%) Banking
3 19 (9.69%) Retail
4 17 (8.67%) Marketing
5 8 (4.08%) Front Office
5 8 (4.08%) Games
5 8 (4.08%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.02%) International Banking
8 2 (1.02%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 134 (68.37%) Developer
2 66 (33.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 46 (23.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (18.88%) Angular Developer
5 27 (13.78%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (8.16%) React Developer
7 13 (6.63%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.61%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 8 (4.08%) UI Developer
10 7 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
10 7 (3.57%) HTML Developer
10 7 (3.57%) Java Engineer
11 5 (2.55%) Architect
11 5 (2.55%) CMS Developer
11 5 (2.55%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.55%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (2.55%) Perl Developer
11 5 (2.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.55%) Sitecore Developer
12 4 (2.04%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (55.10%) Node.js
2 100 (51.02%) AngularJS
3 94 (47.96%) HTML
4 90 (45.92%) CSS
5 57 (29.08%) React
6 52 (26.53%) HTML5
7 47 (23.98%) RESTful
7 47 (23.98%) Sass
8 40 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 37 (18.88%) CSS3
10 31 (15.82%) jQuery
11 27 (13.78%) .NET
12 26 (13.27%) Gherkin
12 26 (13.27%) Web Services
13 20 (10.20%) XML
14 17 (8.67%) JSON
15 15 (7.65%) Redux
16 13 (6.63%) Meteor
17 12 (6.12%) Vue.js
18 11 (5.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.35%) User Experience
2 25 (12.76%) Mobile App
3 13 (6.63%) Social Media
4 12 (6.12%) NHS
4 12 (6.12%) Virtual Team
5 9 (4.59%) FMCG
6 3 (1.53%) Animation
6 3 (1.53%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.53%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.53%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.02%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Equities
8 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (3.06%) Unix
3 4 (2.04%) Windows
4 2 (1.02%) Android
4 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (39.80%) Front End Development
3 69 (35.20%) DevOps
4 67 (34.18%) Scrum
5 64 (32.65%) Open Source
6 38 (19.39%) TDD
7 34 (17.35%) BDD
8 30 (15.31%) Responsive Web Design
9 28 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (14.29%) SDLC
10 22 (11.22%) Microservices
11 21 (10.71%) Web Development
12 19 (9.69%) Content Management
13 18 (9.18%) Mentoring
13 18 (9.18%) Pair Programming
14 16 (8.16%) Test Automation
15 15 (7.65%) MVC
16 14 (7.14%) Unit Testing
17 12 (6.12%) Release Train
18 10 (5.10%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 163 (83.16%) JavaScript
2 71 (36.22%) ES6
3 65 (33.16%) Java
3 65 (33.16%) TypeScript
4 59 (30.10%) Python
5 42 (21.43%) Groovy
6 41 (20.92%) C#
7 28 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 27 (13.78%) SQL
9 22 (11.22%) Ruby
10 20 (10.20%) C++
11 15 (7.65%) Perl
12 7 (3.57%) PHP
13 6 (3.06%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.04%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.04%) Java 8
15 3 (1.53%) Go
16 2 (1.02%) C
16 2 (1.02%) ES7
17 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.06%) Degree
4 4 (2.04%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.51%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.63%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) WAI
System Software
1 71 (36.22%) Docker
2 47 (23.98%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 70 (35.71%) Ansible
2 56 (28.57%) Puppet
3 51 (26.02%) Kubernetes
4 39 (19.90%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (9.69%) Terraform
6 5 (2.55%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (2.55%) Nagios
6 5 (2.55%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.53%) Rancher
8 1 (0.51%) Grafana
8 1 (0.51%) Kibana
8 1 (0.51%) logstash
8 1 (0.51%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (6.63%) Adobe
2 9 (4.59%) Facebook
3 8 (4.08%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 8 (4.08%) Perforce
4 5 (2.55%) Google
4 5 (2.55%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.55%) Splunk
5 4 (2.04%) BMC
5 4 (2.04%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.04%) Remedy
5 4 (2.04%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.02%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.51%) Apple
8 1 (0.51%) Cadence
8 1 (0.51%) Caplin
8 1 (0.51%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle
8 1 (0.51%) YouTube