Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 397 394 412
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 +36
Contract jobs citing npm 169 253 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.55% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.42% 2.02% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 187 192
London median daily rate £540 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.37% +2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £388 £400 £405
90th Percentile £713 £713 £611
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 11,937 12,542 8,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.19% 27.23% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,558 9,292 6,667
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 78 85
London median hourly rate £22.17 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -11.63% -11.34%
10th Percentile £17.52 £12.50 £11.55
90th Percentile £78.75 £67.31 £142.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% +5.26%

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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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +18 24 £550 +10.00% 26
West London +40 14 £450 - 3
South London +36 9 £500 +25.00% 2
North London +7 3 £368 -8.70% 1
East London +18 2 £545 +21.11% 10
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England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 140 (82.84%) JavaScript
2 112 (66.27%) CSS
3 97 (57.40%) HTML
4 91 (53.85%) Git (software)
5 81 (47.93%) Node.js
6 80 (47.34%) AngularJS
7 77 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (39.05%) gulp
9 62 (36.69%) TypeScript
10 54 (31.95%) webpack
11 50 (29.59%) C#
12 49 (28.99%) Finance
13 45 (26.63%) Java
13 45 (26.63%) React
14 44 (26.04%) HTML5
14 44 (26.04%) Azure
15 42 (24.85%) .NET
16 40 (23.67%) TDD
16 40 (23.67%) Maven
16 40 (23.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 40 (23.67%) Docker
17 39 (23.08%) DevOps
18 38 (22.49%) Front End Development
19 37 (21.89%) Jenkins
20 36 (21.30%) ES6
20 36 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (21.30%) CSS3
21 34 (20.12%) Sass
21 34 (20.12%) SQL
22 33 (19.53%) User Experience

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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 21 (12.43%) Confluence
2 19 (11.24%) IIS
3 17 (10.06%) CMS
4 13 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (6.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (6.51%) Umbraco
6 10 (5.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (5.92%) nginx
7 8 (4.73%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.55%) Apache Solr
8 6 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.96%) Apache
10 3 (1.78%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.59%) Drupal
11 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 44 (26.04%) Azure
2 32 (18.93%) Yarn
3 30 (17.75%) GitHub
4 18 (10.65%) AWS
4 18 (10.65%) PaaS
5 9 (5.33%) GCP
6 7 (4.14%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.59%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.59%) Datadog
8 1 (0.59%) Office 365
8 1 (0.59%) Route 53
8 1 (0.59%) Serverless
8 1 (0.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.69%) HTTP
2 6 (3.55%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.59%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.59%) FTP
3 1 (0.59%) MPLS
3 1 (0.59%) SSH
3 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.88%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.33%) MySQL
4 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.18%) Big Data
6 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.59%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.59%) Redis
7 1 (0.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 91 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 66 (39.05%) gulp
3 54 (31.95%) webpack
4 40 (23.67%) Maven
5 37 (21.89%) Jenkins
6 31 (18.34%) Jasmine
7 30 (17.75%) Grunt
8 27 (15.98%) JIRA
9 20 (11.83%) Karma Test Runner
9 20 (11.83%) Protractor
10 15 (8.88%) Subversion
10 15 (8.88%) Visual Studio
11 14 (8.28%) TeamCity
12 12 (7.10%) Cucumber
12 12 (7.10%) Gradle
13 11 (6.51%) Babel
13 11 (6.51%) Bower
14 10 (5.92%) CircleCI
14 10 (5.92%) Travis CI
15 9 (5.33%) Mocha
General
1 49 (28.99%) Finance
2 30 (17.75%) Banking
3 17 (10.06%) Investment Banking
4 14 (8.28%) Front Office
5 9 (5.33%) Retail
6 6 (3.55%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.78%) Law
7 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.18%) Publishing
9 1 (0.59%) German Language
9 1 (0.59%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (78.11%) Developer
2 41 (24.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 35 (20.71%) Angular Developer
4 23 (13.61%) UI Developer
5 22 (13.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (13.02%) Senior Developer
6 18 (10.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 18 (10.65%) React Developer
7 16 (9.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (7.10%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.51%) Senior UI Developer
10 10 (5.92%) Sitecore Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.55%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Architect
12 6 (3.55%) Senior React Developer
12 6 (3.55%) SQL Developer
13 5 (2.96%) Lead DevOps
13 5 (2.96%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (66.27%) CSS
2 97 (57.40%) HTML
3 81 (47.93%) Node.js
4 80 (47.34%) AngularJS
5 45 (26.63%) React
6 44 (26.04%) HTML5
7 42 (24.85%) .NET
8 40 (23.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 36 (21.30%) CSS3
10 34 (20.12%) Sass
11 27 (15.98%) jQuery
11 27 (15.98%) Redux
12 25 (14.79%) RESTful
13 24 (14.20%) REST
14 22 (13.02%) ASP.NET
14 22 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (11.83%) .NET Framework
16 19 (11.24%) .NET Core
17 18 (10.65%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (10.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.53%) User Experience
2 12 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.73%) Derivative
5 5 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.37%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.37%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.78%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.78%) NHS
8 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.18%) Equities
9 1 (0.59%) Animation
9 1 (0.59%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.59%) iPad
9 1 (0.59%) Replication
9 1 (0.59%) W3C
9 1 (0.59%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.24%) Linux
2 13 (7.69%) Windows
3 11 (6.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (23.67%) TDD
3 39 (23.08%) DevOps
4 38 (22.49%) Front End Development
5 36 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (18.93%) MVC
7 31 (18.34%) Microservices
8 30 (17.75%) Scrum
9 25 (14.79%) Open Source
10 21 (12.43%) Unit Testing
11 20 (11.83%) SDLC
12 18 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (10.06%) Test Automation
14 14 (8.28%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (8.28%) Web Development
15 13 (7.69%) SOLID
16 10 (5.92%) BDD
16 10 (5.92%) Continuous Delivery
16 10 (5.92%) OO
16 10 (5.92%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 140 (82.84%) JavaScript
2 62 (36.69%) TypeScript
3 50 (29.59%) C#
4 45 (26.63%) Java
5 36 (21.30%) ES6
6 34 (20.12%) SQL
7 27 (15.98%) Python
8 11 (6.51%) Groovy
9 10 (5.92%) Perl
9 10 (5.92%) Scala
10 9 (5.33%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.73%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.55%) Java 8
13 5 (2.96%) PHP
14 3 (1.78%) ES7
15 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.59%) C++
16 1 (0.59%) Lua
16 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.73%) Degree
4 4 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 40 (23.67%) Docker
2 12 (7.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (18.34%) Ansible
2 24 (14.20%) Kubernetes
3 21 (12.43%) Puppet
4 19 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.73%) Terraform
6 7 (4.14%) MIIS
7 6 (3.55%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (3.55%) Nagios
7 6 (3.55%) ZABBIX
8 5 (2.96%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.59%) Grafana
9 1 (0.59%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (9.47%) Atlassian
2 12 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.51%) Sitecore
4 7 (4.14%) Splunk
5 6 (3.55%) Perforce
6 5 (2.96%) BMC
6 5 (2.96%) Google
6 5 (2.96%) Remedy
6 5 (2.96%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.18%) Sony
8 1 (0.59%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.59%) Twitter