Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 382 308 379
Rank change year-on-year -74 +71 -1
Contract jobs citing npm 184 61 188
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.34% 1.22% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 33 146
10th Percentile £463 £207 £363
25th Percentile £500 £263 £432
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £615 £475 £528
Median % change year-on-year +29.47% -9.95% +5.50%
75th Percentile £725 £575 £602
90th Percentile £750 £650 £705
England median daily rate £575 £470 £525
% change year-on-year +22.34% -10.48% +11.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year +42.86% - -

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 13,715 4,982 12,027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.15% 35.22% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,151 3,692 8,832
10th Percentile £381 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 9 84
10th Percentile £13.38 £14.53 £16.25
25th Percentile £19.99 £20.00 £19.69
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +10.53%
75th Percentile £51.00 £40.00 £25.25
90th Percentile £65.51 £50.60 £44.70
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for npm in London

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing npm in London.

Daily rate trend for npm in London

npm
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing npm in London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 -64 8 £500 +122.22% 17
West London -15 2 £600 +118.18% 1
npm
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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.

1 142 (77.17%) JavaScript
2 124 (67.39%) Node.js
2 124 (67.39%) React
3 108 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (57.07%) AngularJS
5 101 (54.89%) CSS
6 99 (53.80%) HTML
7 79 (42.93%) Front End Development
8 77 (41.85%) TypeScript
9 71 (38.59%) webpack
10 59 (32.07%) DevOps
11 58 (31.52%) ES6
12 52 (28.26%) Social Skills
12 52 (28.26%) Full Stack Development
12 52 (28.26%) RESTful
13 50 (27.17%) Java
14 49 (26.63%) Jenkins
14 49 (26.63%) Yarn
14 49 (26.63%) Microservices
15 47 (25.54%) Git (software)
16 44 (23.91%) Kubernetes
16 44 (23.91%) Web Development
17 42 (22.83%) HTML5
18 41 (22.28%) Grunt
19 40 (21.74%) User Experience
19 40 (21.74%) Python
20 38 (20.65%) Docker
20 38 (20.65%) GCP
20 38 (20.65%) Mocha
21 37 (20.11%) Software Engineering

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 15 (8.15%) nginx
2 14 (7.61%) Confluence
3 12 (6.52%) CMS
4 8 (4.35%) Headless CMS
5 5 (2.72%) Drupal
6 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.09%) Apache
7 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.63%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.63%) Figma
3 2 (1.09%) Sketch
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.54%) InVision
4 1 (0.54%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.63%) Yarn
2 38 (20.65%) GCP
3 32 (17.39%) AWS
4 25 (13.59%) Azure
5 15 (8.15%) Serverless
6 11 (5.98%) GitHub
6 11 (5.98%) SaaS
7 10 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (2.17%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.63%) dbt
9 3 (1.63%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.63%) Power Automate
9 3 (1.63%) Power Platform
9 3 (1.63%) PowerApps
10 2 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.09%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (1.09%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (1.09%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.78%) AMQP
2 5 (2.72%) HTTP
3 2 (1.09%) DSL
4 1 (0.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.96%) MongoDB
3 14 (7.61%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.80%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.72%) MySQL
7 3 (1.63%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.09%) Big Data
8 2 (1.09%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 71 (38.59%) webpack
2 49 (26.63%) Jenkins
3 47 (25.54%) Git (software)
4 41 (22.28%) Grunt
5 38 (20.65%) Mocha
6 36 (19.57%) gulp
7 31 (16.85%) Maven
8 24 (13.04%) Gradle
9 23 (12.50%) Travis CI
10 21 (11.41%) CircleCI
10 21 (11.41%) Jasmine
11 18 (9.78%) Cypress.io
11 18 (9.78%) JIRA
11 18 (9.78%) Storybook
12 13 (7.07%) Selenium
13 12 (6.52%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (5.43%) Cucumber
15 8 (4.35%) Babel
15 8 (4.35%) Bower
15 8 (4.35%) GitLab
General
1 52 (28.26%) Social Skills
2 35 (19.02%) Finance
3 24 (13.04%) Banking
4 20 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (10.33%) Publishing
6 18 (9.78%) Investment Banking
7 12 (6.52%) Front Office
8 4 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (2.17%) Games
8 4 (2.17%) Marketing
9 3 (1.63%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.09%) Private Banking
10 2 (1.09%) Retail
10 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.54%) Advertising
11 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 132 (71.74%) Developer
2 45 (24.46%) React Developer
3 43 (23.37%) JavaScript Developer
4 41 (22.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 39 (21.20%) Angular Developer
6 29 (15.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 29 (15.76%) Senior Developer
7 22 (11.96%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (9.24%) C# Developer
9 13 (7.07%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 13 (7.07%) Node.js Developer
9 13 (7.07%) UI Developer
10 12 (6.52%) HTML Developer
11 11 (5.98%) Front Office Developer
11 11 (5.98%) Web Developer
12 9 (4.89%) Senior Web Developer
13 6 (3.26%) Backend Developer
13 6 (3.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 6 (3.26%) Senior UI Developer
14 5 (2.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (67.39%) Node.js
1 124 (67.39%) React
2 105 (57.07%) AngularJS
3 101 (54.89%) CSS
4 99 (53.80%) HTML
5 52 (28.26%) RESTful
6 42 (22.83%) HTML5
7 33 (17.93%) Express
8 32 (17.39%) CSS3
9 31 (16.85%) Jest
9 31 (16.85%) Sass
10 30 (16.30%) GraphQL
11 26 (14.13%) Redux
12 25 (13.59%) MEAN Stack
13 24 (13.04%) Vue.js
14 23 (12.50%) Web Services
15 20 (10.87%) Mongoose
16 18 (9.78%) Kafka
16 18 (9.78%) NestJS
16 18 (9.78%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.74%) User Experience
2 29 (15.76%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (10.33%) Derivative
4 11 (5.98%) Equities
4 11 (5.98%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.26%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.72%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (2.17%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.17%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.63%) iPad
10 2 (1.09%) Blog
10 2 (1.09%) Legacy Applications
10 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.09%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.43%) Windows
2 7 (3.80%) Linux
3 6 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.26%) Unix
4 5 (2.72%) Android
4 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (1.09%) Solaris
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (42.93%) Front End Development
3 59 (32.07%) DevOps
4 52 (28.26%) Full Stack Development
5 49 (26.63%) Microservices
6 44 (23.91%) Web Development
7 37 (20.11%) Software Engineering
8 32 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 32 (17.39%) Open Source
9 27 (14.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 23 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (11.96%) TDD
12 19 (10.33%) Electronic Trading
12 19 (10.33%) SDLC
12 19 (10.33%) Unit Testing
13 18 (9.78%) Mobile First
13 18 (9.78%) MVC
14 17 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (8.15%) Scrum
15 15 (8.15%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 142 (77.17%) JavaScript
2 77 (41.85%) TypeScript
3 58 (31.52%) ES6
4 50 (27.17%) Java
5 40 (21.74%) Python
6 34 (18.48%) C#
7 23 (12.50%) Groovy
8 13 (7.07%) SQL
9 7 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.26%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.26%) PHP
10 6 (3.26%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.72%) Kotlin
12 4 (2.17%) Perl
12 4 (2.17%) Ruby
13 3 (1.63%) Go
14 2 (1.09%) AWK
14 2 (1.09%) Korn
14 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (7.07%) Degree
2 6 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.98%) Accessibility
2 5 (2.72%) QA
System Software
1 38 (20.65%) Docker
2 5 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (23.91%) Kubernetes
2 26 (14.13%) Terraform
3 25 (13.59%) Ansible
4 20 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.72%) Istio
6 3 (1.63%) Argo
7 2 (1.09%) Kustomize
7 2 (1.09%) Rancher
Vendors
1 25 (13.59%) Google
2 4 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.63%) Adobe
3 3 (1.63%) Splunk
4 2 (1.09%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.09%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.09%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.54%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.54%) Delphix
5 1 (0.54%) Facebook
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle
5 1 (0.54%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.54%) Sonatype