Period
to 25 July 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 July 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 371 326 380
Rank change year-on-year -45 +54 -53
Contract jobs citing npm 145 55 232
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.34% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.29% 1.01% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 32 162
10th Percentile £413 £416 £363
25th Percentile £463 £505 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £560 £525
Median % change year-on-year -1.79% +6.67% +5.00%
75th Percentile £700 £585 £644
90th Percentile £725 £698 £713
England median daily rate £525 £508 £500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +1.50% +5.26%

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 11,246 5,458 13,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.99% 33.62% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,186 4,120 9,548
10th Percentile £375 £350 £350
25th Percentile £456 £431 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £713 £713 £688
England median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 32 84
10th Percentile £14.40 £15.25 £13.61
25th Percentile £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate £29.00 £26.47 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +9.56% +26.05% -6.67%
75th Percentile £59.88 £48.50 £27.69
90th Percentile £68.14 £61.23 £52.35
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%

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 July 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 July 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 -24 9 £475 -8.65% 27
West London +6 4 £600 +41.18% 3
npm
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 100 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 92 (63.45%) React
3 85 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (58.62%) Node.js
4 79 (54.48%) AngularJS
5 78 (53.79%) HTML
6 76 (52.41%) CSS
7 70 (48.28%) DevOps
8 68 (46.90%) webpack
9 58 (40.00%) TypeScript
10 52 (35.86%) Front End Development
11 51 (35.17%) Jenkins
12 47 (32.41%) Software Engineering
13 44 (30.34%) Kubernetes
14 42 (28.97%) GCP
15 41 (28.28%) gulp
15 41 (28.28%) Git (software)
15 41 (28.28%) HTML5
16 39 (26.90%) Sass
17 38 (26.21%) Docker
18 37 (25.52%) User Experience
18 37 (25.52%) ES6
18 37 (25.52%) AWS
19 36 (24.83%) Python
19 36 (24.83%) Microservices
19 36 (24.83%) Grunt
20 34 (23.45%) Java
20 34 (23.45%) Open Source
21 31 (21.38%) TDD
21 31 (21.38%) Jest

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 21 (14.48%) nginx
2 12 (8.28%) CMS
2 12 (8.28%) Confluence
3 8 (5.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (4.83%) Headless CMS
5 6 (4.14%) Drupal
5 6 (4.14%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.45%) Apache
7 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.69%) IIS
8 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.76%) Adobe XD
3 2 (1.38%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.69%) Figma
4 1 (0.69%) InVision
4 1 (0.69%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (28.97%) GCP
2 37 (25.52%) AWS
3 30 (20.69%) Azure
4 29 (20.00%) Yarn
5 18 (12.41%) Serverless
6 10 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (4.83%) dbt
7 7 (4.83%) SaaS
8 6 (4.14%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (3.45%) GitHub
10 4 (2.76%) OpenShift
11 3 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (2.07%) Power Automate
11 3 (2.07%) Power Platform
11 3 (2.07%) PowerApps
11 3 (2.07%) Trello
12 2 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (1.38%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (1.38%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.38%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) AMQP
2 3 (2.07%) Internet
3 2 (1.38%) DSL
3 2 (1.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.48%) MongoDB
2 12 (8.28%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.52%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.83%) BigQuery
5 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.76%) MySQL
7 2 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.38%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.38%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.69%) Big Data
8 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 68 (46.90%) webpack
2 51 (35.17%) Jenkins
3 41 (28.28%) Git (software)
3 41 (28.28%) gulp
4 36 (24.83%) Grunt
5 29 (20.00%) JIRA
5 29 (20.00%) Maven
6 28 (19.31%) Gradle
7 26 (17.93%) Cypress.io
8 24 (16.55%) Mocha
8 24 (16.55%) Travis CI
9 22 (15.17%) CircleCI
10 17 (11.72%) Jasmine
11 12 (8.28%) GitLab
12 11 (7.59%) Cucumber
13 10 (6.90%) Artifactory
13 10 (6.90%) Babel
14 7 (4.83%) Bower
14 7 (4.83%) Storybook
15 6 (4.14%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (20.00%) Social Skills
2 23 (15.86%) Finance
3 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.28%) Publishing
5 10 (6.90%) Banking
6 9 (6.21%) Front Office
7 6 (4.14%) Games
8 4 (2.76%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.07%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.38%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (1.38%) Private Banking
10 2 (1.38%) Retail
10 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.69%) Advertising
11 1 (0.69%) Billing
11 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.69%) Law
11 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.69%) Police
Job Titles
1 93 (64.14%) Developer
2 32 (22.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (17.93%) Angular Developer
3 26 (17.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (12.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (11.72%) React Developer
5 17 (11.72%) UI Developer
6 16 (11.03%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (10.34%) Senior Developer
8 14 (9.66%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 10 (6.90%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.52%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Node.js Developer
11 6 (4.14%) UX Developer
12 5 (3.45%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.45%) Real Time Developer
12 5 (3.45%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.45%) Web UI Developer
13 4 (2.76%) Azure Engineer
13 4 (2.76%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (63.45%) React
2 85 (58.62%) Node.js
3 79 (54.48%) AngularJS
4 78 (53.79%) HTML
5 76 (52.41%) CSS
6 41 (28.28%) HTML5
7 39 (26.90%) Sass
8 31 (21.38%) Jest
9 29 (20.00%) Express
10 28 (19.31%) CSS3
11 27 (18.62%) Redux
11 27 (18.62%) Vue.js
12 25 (17.24%) GraphQL
13 22 (15.17%) Web Services
14 21 (14.48%) REST
14 21 (14.48%) RxJS
15 19 (13.10%) Mongoose
15 19 (13.10%) RESTful
16 18 (12.41%) LESS
16 18 (12.41%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.52%) User Experience
2 17 (11.72%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (6.21%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.52%) Wiki
5 7 (4.83%) Cloud Native
5 7 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.14%) Derivative
6 6 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.45%) Blog
7 5 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.76%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.07%) iPad
9 3 (2.07%) Legacy Applications
9 3 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (2.07%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.07%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.07%) SCORM
9 3 (2.07%) W3C
10 2 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.38%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.14%) Linux
1 6 (4.14%) Windows
1 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2019
2 5 (3.45%) Unix
3 3 (2.07%) Android
3 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.38%) Solaris
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (48.28%) DevOps
3 52 (35.86%) Front End Development
4 47 (32.41%) Software Engineering
5 36 (24.83%) Microservices
6 34 (23.45%) Open Source
7 31 (21.38%) TDD
8 27 (18.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (18.62%) Web Development
9 23 (15.86%) MVC
10 18 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (10.34%) Electronic Trading
11 15 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (10.34%) Software Delivery
12 14 (9.66%) SDLC
13 13 (8.97%) Product Strategy
14 12 (8.28%) Integration Testing
14 12 (8.28%) Mentoring
14 12 (8.28%) Test Automation
14 12 (8.28%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 100 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 58 (40.00%) TypeScript
3 37 (25.52%) ES6
4 36 (24.83%) Python
5 34 (23.45%) Java
6 25 (17.24%) Groovy
7 12 (8.28%) SQL
8 10 (6.90%) C#
9 8 (5.52%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.52%) PHP
10 7 (4.83%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.76%) Go
11 4 (2.76%) Perl
11 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.07%) Kotlin
12 3 (2.07%) Ruby
13 2 (1.38%) AWK
13 2 (1.38%) Korn
13 2 (1.38%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.41%) Accessibility
2 4 (2.76%) QA
3 3 (2.07%) WCAG
System Software
1 38 (26.21%) Docker
2 11 (7.59%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (30.34%) Kubernetes
2 27 (18.62%) Ansible
3 26 (17.93%) Terraform
4 23 (15.86%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.21%) Istio
6 7 (4.83%) Argo
7 3 (2.07%) Puppet
8 2 (1.38%) Grafana
8 2 (1.38%) Kustomize
8 2 (1.38%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.38%) Rancher
8 2 (1.38%) Salt
9 1 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 23 (15.86%) Google
2 11 (7.59%) Adobe
3 3 (2.07%) Splunk
4 2 (1.38%) Cadence
4 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.38%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.69%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.69%) Delphix
5 1 (0.69%) Facebook
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle
5 1 (0.69%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.69%) Sitecore