Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 361 360 433
Rank change year-on-year -1 +73 -74
Contract jobs citing npm 80 76 182
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.95% 0.94% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 132
10th Percentile £400 £424 £413
25th Percentile £425 £508 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £570 £550
Median % change year-on-year -3.51% +3.64% +4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £631 £650
90th Percentile £700 £713 £720
England median daily rate £475 £515 £525
% change year-on-year -7.77% -1.90% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.19 - £41.50

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 8,421 8,070 12,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.97% 34.23% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,201 5,996 9,450
10th Percentile £358 £319 £350
25th Percentile £425 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £613 £616 £600
90th Percentile £694 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 59 72
10th Percentile £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
25th Percentile £21.99 £19.35 £13.44
Median hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +68.00% +25.00% -24.80%
75th Percentile £64.38 £61.13 £29.07
90th Percentile £68.00 £78.75 £57.00
England median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.25% +14.29% -7.89%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +43 11 £475 -7.77% 19
West London +25 4 £550 +18.92% 7
East London +22 1 - - 2
npm
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 52 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 47 (58.75%) webpack
3 46 (57.50%) Node.js
4 45 (56.25%) DevOps
5 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (50.00%) CSS
7 37 (46.25%) Git (software)
8 36 (45.00%) HTML
9 34 (42.50%) React
10 30 (37.50%) AngularJS
11 29 (36.25%) TypeScript
11 29 (36.25%) Jenkins
12 27 (33.75%) Java
13 26 (32.50%) gulp
13 26 (32.50%) Front End Development
14 25 (31.25%) GCP
14 25 (31.25%) User Experience
15 24 (30.00%) ES6
16 23 (28.75%) Sass
17 22 (27.50%) Software Engineering
18 21 (26.25%) TDD
18 21 (26.25%) Python
19 20 (25.00%) JIRA
19 20 (25.00%) Open Source
19 20 (25.00%) HTML5
19 20 (25.00%) Docker
19 20 (25.00%) Gradle
20 19 (23.75%) Grunt
20 19 (23.75%) AWS
20 19 (23.75%) 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 16 (20.00%) nginx
2 8 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (7.50%) CMS
4 5 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (5.00%) Confluence
5 4 (5.00%) Headless CMS
6 3 (3.75%) Apache
6 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.50%) IIS
8 1 (1.25%) Drupal
8 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Adobe XD
1 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.25%) GCP
2 19 (23.75%) AWS
3 18 (22.50%) Azure
4 15 (18.75%) Yarn
5 6 (7.50%) GitHub
5 6 (7.50%) Serverless
6 4 (5.00%) Datadog
6 4 (5.00%) PaaS
7 3 (3.75%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (3.75%) Trello
8 2 (2.50%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.25%) Azure Key Vault
9 1 (1.25%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (1.25%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) AMQP
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) BigQuery
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.75%) Big Data
5 2 (2.50%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.25%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.25%) Redis
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (58.75%) webpack
2 37 (46.25%) Git (software)
3 29 (36.25%) Jenkins
4 26 (32.50%) gulp
5 20 (25.00%) Gradle
5 20 (25.00%) JIRA
6 19 (23.75%) Grunt
6 19 (23.75%) Maven
7 18 (22.50%) CircleCI
8 15 (18.75%) Travis CI
9 10 (12.50%) Cypress.io
9 10 (12.50%) Jasmine
10 9 (11.25%) Artifactory
10 9 (11.25%) Babel
10 9 (11.25%) Mocha
11 7 (8.75%) Bitbucket
12 6 (7.50%) GitLab
13 4 (5.00%) Bower
13 4 (5.00%) Gerrit
13 4 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (17.50%) Front Office
2 11 (13.75%) Banking
3 9 (11.25%) Finance
4 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Publishing
6 2 (2.50%) Games
6 2 (2.50%) Legal
7 1 (1.25%) Billing
7 1 (1.25%) Law
7 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.25%) Police
Job Titles
1 52 (65.00%) Developer
2 20 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (22.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (18.75%) UI Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Angular Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 9 (11.25%) React Developer
8 8 (10.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 8 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (8.75%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (7.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 6 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (6.25%) Real Time Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Web UI Developer
12 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
13 3 (3.75%) AWS Engineer
13 3 (3.75%) CMS Developer
13 3 (3.75%) Front Office Developer
13 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (57.50%) Node.js
2 40 (50.00%) CSS
3 36 (45.00%) HTML
4 34 (42.50%) React
5 30 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 23 (28.75%) Sass
7 20 (25.00%) HTML5
8 17 (21.25%) CSS3
9 15 (18.75%) Redux
10 13 (16.25%) Jest
10 13 (16.25%) LESS
10 13 (16.25%) RxJS
10 13 (16.25%) Vue.js
11 11 (13.75%) REST
11 11 (13.75%) Web Services
12 10 (12.50%) JSON
12 10 (12.50%) RESTful
12 10 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (11.25%) WebSockets
14 8 (10.00%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) User Experience
2 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.00%) Wiki
4 4 (5.00%) Blog
4 4 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.75%) iPad
6 2 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.50%) SCORM
6 2 (2.50%) W3C
7 1 (1.25%) Animation
7 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.25%) Media Streaming
7 1 (1.25%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Unix
3 2 (2.50%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.25%) DevOps
2 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.50%) Front End Development
4 22 (27.50%) Software Engineering
5 21 (26.25%) TDD
6 20 (25.00%) Open Source
7 17 (21.25%) Web Development
8 13 (16.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
9 11 (13.75%) MVC
10 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (11.25%) Electronic Trading
11 9 (11.25%) Web Application Development
12 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (10.00%) Economics
12 8 (10.00%) Epics
12 8 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 7 (8.75%) Microservices
13 7 (8.75%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 52 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (36.25%) TypeScript
3 27 (33.75%) Java
4 24 (30.00%) ES6
5 21 (26.25%) Python
6 12 (15.00%) Groovy
7 7 (8.75%) C#
8 5 (6.25%) ES7
8 5 (6.25%) PHP
8 5 (6.25%) Scala
8 5 (6.25%) SQL
9 4 (5.00%) Go
10 3 (3.75%) JSX
10 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.50%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.25%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) WCAG
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (25.00%) Docker
2 15 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) Ansible
1 17 (21.25%) Kubernetes
2 16 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (18.75%) Terraform
4 12 (15.00%) Argo
5 9 (11.25%) Istio
6 6 (7.50%) Puppet
7 4 (5.00%) Grafana
7 4 (5.00%) Prometheus
7 4 (5.00%) Salt
8 1 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Google
2 10 (12.50%) Adobe
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.50%) Cadence
5 1 (1.25%) IBM