Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 319 368 320
Rank change year-on-year +49 -48 +96
Contract jobs citing npm 51 222 356
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.56% 0.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.02% 1.74% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 153 253
Median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £713 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £150.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -76.67% +400.00%
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year - -76.67% +275.00%

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 5,013 12,783 11,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.59% 32.08% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,522 9,200 8,523
Median daily rate £525 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 104 81
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.30% -1.11% +5.99%
10th Percentile £20.15 £14.00 £14.14
90th Percentile £52.25 £70.00 £95.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year +48.94% +22.08% -8.67%

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 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for npm in London

npm
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing npm in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 13 August 2020. 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 +119 10 £520 -3.26% 7
East London +49 2 £549 +1.57%
West London +46 1 £425 -5.56% 3
npm
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 42 (82.35%) Node.js
2 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 24 (47.06%) DevOps
4 23 (45.10%) Redux
4 23 (45.10%) CSS
5 21 (41.18%) Scrum
5 21 (41.18%) Front End Development
6 20 (39.22%) Finance
7 19 (37.25%) RxJS
8 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (33.33%) Kubernetes
9 17 (33.33%) Docker
10 16 (31.37%) Java
11 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
12 13 (25.49%) Azure
12 13 (25.49%) Dependency Injection
12 13 (25.49%) Cypress.io
12 13 (25.49%) Separation of Concerns
13 12 (23.53%) React
13 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
13 12 (23.53%) Maven
13 12 (23.53%) Web Development
13 12 (23.53%) .NET
14 11 (21.57%) HTML
14 11 (21.57%) Front Office
14 11 (21.57%) ES6
15 10 (19.61%) gulp
15 10 (19.61%) User Experience
15 10 (19.61%) Cloud Foundry
15 10 (19.61%) .NET Core

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 10 (19.61%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (17.65%) nginx
3 2 (3.92%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Confluence
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) Headless CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Mule
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Azure
2 9 (17.65%) GCP
2 9 (17.65%) PaaS
3 8 (15.69%) AWS
4 7 (13.73%) Yarn
5 5 (9.80%) OpenShift
6 4 (7.84%) GitHub
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.96%) Office 365
7 1 (1.96%) Serverless
7 1 (1.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) BigQuery
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.49%) Cypress.io
3 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 12 (23.53%) Maven
4 10 (19.61%) gulp
5 9 (17.65%) CircleCI
5 9 (17.65%) Cucumber
5 9 (17.65%) Gradle
5 9 (17.65%) Travis CI
6 8 (15.69%) webpack
7 3 (5.88%) Babel
7 3 (5.88%) JIRA
7 3 (5.88%) Protractor
8 2 (3.92%) Ant
8 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.92%) Mocha
8 2 (3.92%) Selenium
8 2 (3.92%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Front Office
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Games
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Police
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) React Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Senior React Developer
5 7 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (11.76%) UI Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Angular Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Front Office Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Azure Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.96%) Asset Management Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) Cloud Consultant
11 1 (1.96%) DevOps Manager
11 1 (1.96%) Lead DevOps
11 1 (1.96%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) UI Architect
11 1 (1.96%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) Node.js
2 23 (45.10%) CSS
2 23 (45.10%) Redux
3 19 (37.25%) RxJS
4 12 (23.53%) .NET
4 12 (23.53%) React
5 11 (21.57%) HTML
6 10 (19.61%) .NET Core
7 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
7 8 (15.69%) Jest
8 6 (11.76%) REST
8 6 (11.76%) Sass
9 5 (9.80%) SOAP
10 4 (7.84%) JSON
10 4 (7.84%) RESTful
11 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
11 3 (5.88%) Express
11 3 (5.88%) GraphQL
11 3 (5.88%) Vue.js
11 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) iPad
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) SCORM
4 1 (1.96%) Tandem
4 1 (1.96%) W3C
4 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
1 2 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) DevOps
2 21 (41.18%) Front End Development
2 21 (41.18%) Scrum
3 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.49%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (25.49%) Separation of Concerns
5 12 (23.53%) Web Development
6 10 (19.61%) TDD
7 9 (17.65%) BDD
7 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (15.69%) Asset Management
9 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
9 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.73%) Microservices
9 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Open Source
11 5 (9.80%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 16 (31.37%) Java
3 11 (21.57%) ES6
4 8 (15.69%) Python
4 8 (15.69%) TypeScript
5 5 (9.80%) Groovy
6 3 (5.88%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Java 8
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Docker
2 9 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 8 (15.69%) Ansible
3 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (11.76%) Argo
4 6 (11.76%) Terraform
5 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Google
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.92%) ESRI
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.96%) F5
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Splunk