Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 454 557
Rank change year-on-year +60 +103 +36
Contract jobs citing npm 246 164 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.72% 2.54% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 130 45
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £400 £320 £310
90th Percentile £613 £632 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 9036 6452 3864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.01% 14.46% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6753 4744 2868
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 51 31
London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £11.63 £12.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £75.00 £97.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.57
% change year-on-year +5.26% -11.91% +7.85%

npm
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

npm
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

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing npm in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor 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 14 December 2017. 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 -20 51 £525 +10.53% 9
South London - 6 £388 -
West London -13 3 £590 +55.26% 6
npm
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing npm also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for npm.

1 197 (80.08%) JavaScript
2 149 (60.57%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (58.13%) CSS
4 142 (57.72%) HTML
5 128 (52.03%) Node.js
5 128 (52.03%) React
6 125 (50.81%) Git (software)
7 119 (48.37%) webpack
8 116 (47.15%) HTML5
9 111 (45.12%) Jenkins
10 110 (44.72%) AngularJS
11 103 (41.87%) gulp
12 101 (41.06%) TDD
13 92 (37.40%) DevOps
14 91 (36.99%) ES6
15 90 (36.59%) Java
16 81 (32.93%) Redux
17 76 (30.89%) CSS3
18 70 (28.46%) TypeScript
19 69 (28.05%) Grunt
19 69 (28.05%) Sass
20 64 (26.02%) Maven
21 60 (24.39%) BDD
22 59 (23.98%) Docker
23 56 (22.76%) JIRA
24 53 (21.54%) Finance
24 53 (21.54%) Scrum
25 51 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
26 50 (20.33%) Web Services
27 48 (19.51%) Python

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 26 (10.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (8.13%) Confluence
3 19 (7.72%) nginx
4 13 (5.28%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.88%) CMS
6 9 (3.66%) Apache
7 6 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (2.44%) GemFire
7 6 (2.44%) Jupyter
7 6 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.03%) Mule
9 4 (1.63%) IIS
9 4 (1.63%) JBoss
9 4 (1.63%) Mule ESB
10 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.41%) Drupal
11 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.38%) PaaS
2 22 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (8.13%) SaaS
3 20 (8.13%) Yarn
4 19 (7.72%) IaaS
5 10 (4.07%) Serverless
6 8 (3.25%) Amazon S3
6 8 (3.25%) GitHub
7 6 (2.44%) Trello
8 4 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.63%) CloudFront
8 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (1.63%) Route 53
8 4 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.41%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.50%) Firewall
2 8 (3.25%) SSL
3 4 (1.63%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.63%) DNS
3 4 (1.63%) FTP
3 4 (1.63%) HTTP
3 4 (1.63%) SMTP
3 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.81%) Internet
4 2 (0.81%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.81%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 12 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (2.85%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.44%) Jackrabbit
7 4 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.63%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.22%) Big Data
8 3 (1.22%) Hazelcast
8 3 (1.22%) MySQL
9 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 125 (50.81%) Git (software)
2 119 (48.37%) webpack
3 111 (45.12%) Jenkins
4 103 (41.87%) gulp
5 69 (28.05%) Grunt
6 64 (26.02%) Maven
7 56 (22.76%) JIRA
8 43 (17.48%) Jasmine
9 39 (15.85%) TeamCity
10 35 (14.23%) Babel
11 34 (13.82%) Karma Test Runner
11 34 (13.82%) Mocha
12 33 (13.41%) Bower
13 32 (13.01%) Cucumber
14 31 (12.60%) Subversion
15 26 (10.57%) Protractor
16 23 (9.35%) Gradle
17 20 (8.13%) Sonatype Nexus
18 18 (7.32%) Selenium
19 17 (6.91%) JUnit
General
1 53 (21.54%) Finance
2 42 (17.07%) Banking
3 14 (5.69%) Retail Banking
4 13 (5.28%) Front Office
5 12 (4.88%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.25%) Marketing
6 8 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.85%) Games
8 6 (2.44%) Electronics
9 5 (2.03%) Retail
10 1 (0.41%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 195 (79.27%) Developer
2 67 (27.24%) JavaScript Developer
3 39 (15.85%) UI Developer
4 38 (15.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 38 (15.45%) Senior Developer
5 34 (13.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (12.60%) Full Stack Developer
7 30 (12.20%) Java Developer
8 24 (9.76%) HTML Developer
9 23 (9.35%) Angular Developer
10 15 (6.10%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 12 (4.88%) Web Developer
12 10 (4.07%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (4.07%) HTML CSS Developer
13 8 (3.25%) JavaScript Engineer
13 8 (3.25%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 7 (2.85%) Java Engineer
14 7 (2.85%) Python Developer
15 6 (2.44%) AWS DevOps
15 6 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (58.13%) CSS
2 142 (57.72%) HTML
3 128 (52.03%) Node.js
3 128 (52.03%) React
4 116 (47.15%) HTML5
5 110 (44.72%) AngularJS
6 81 (32.93%) Redux
7 76 (30.89%) CSS3
8 69 (28.05%) Sass
9 50 (20.33%) Web Services
10 46 (18.70%) JSON
11 42 (17.07%) REST
12 39 (15.85%) Spring
13 38 (15.45%) RESTful
14 37 (15.04%) LESS
15 36 (14.63%) XML
16 27 (10.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (10.57%) React Native
18 23 (9.35%) Spring MVC
19 22 (8.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.38%) User Experience
2 21 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (7.72%) Virtual Team
4 11 (4.47%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (4.47%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.07%) Derivative
5 10 (4.07%) Equity Derivative
5 10 (4.07%) Video\Live Streaming
6 9 (3.66%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.66%) Social Media
6 9 (3.66%) Video on Demand
7 8 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.25%) Equities
8 7 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.44%) W3C
10 5 (2.03%) Fintech
11 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.16%) Unix
2 14 (5.69%) Linux
3 13 (5.28%) Android
4 9 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.25%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.03%) Windows
7 4 (1.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (60.57%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (41.06%) TDD
3 92 (37.40%) DevOps
4 60 (24.39%) BDD
5 53 (21.54%) Scrum
6 51 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (19.11%) Front End Development
8 44 (17.89%) MVC
9 43 (17.48%) OO
10 41 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 34 (13.82%) Mentoring
11 34 (13.82%) Open Source
11 34 (13.82%) SDLC
11 34 (13.82%) Test Automation
12 31 (12.60%) Unit Testing
13 24 (9.76%) Web Development
14 23 (9.35%) Kanban
15 21 (8.54%) OOP
16 20 (8.13%) Mobile First
17 19 (7.72%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 197 (80.08%) JavaScript
2 91 (36.99%) ES6
3 90 (36.59%) Java
4 70 (28.46%) TypeScript
5 48 (19.51%) Python
6 25 (10.16%) C#
7 22 (8.94%) ECMAScript
8 16 (6.50%) Shell Script
9 14 (5.69%) Groovy
10 13 (5.28%) PowerShell
11 12 (4.88%) SQL
12 11 (4.47%) Scala
13 9 (3.66%) C++
14 8 (3.25%) Ruby
15 6 (2.44%) Apple Swift
15 6 (2.44%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.63%) PHP
16 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.22%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (8.54%) Degree
2 12 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.32%) QA
2 12 (4.88%) WAI
2 12 (4.88%) WCAG
3 5 (2.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 59 (23.98%) Docker
2 16 (6.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (18.70%) Ansible
2 45 (18.29%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (14.23%) Puppet
4 11 (4.47%) Kubernetes
5 9 (3.66%) Terraform
6 8 (3.25%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (2.03%) Control-M
8 4 (1.63%) Packer
9 3 (1.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 16 (6.50%) Atlassian
2 15 (6.10%) Splunk
3 12 (4.88%) Google
3 12 (4.88%) Oracle
4 10 (4.07%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.66%) Cisco
6 8 (3.25%) AppDynamics
7 7 (2.85%) FXall
7 7 (2.85%) Reuters
8 6 (2.44%) Adobe
8 6 (2.44%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.63%) Black Duck
9 4 (1.63%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.63%) New Relic
9 4 (1.63%) Sonatype
10 3 (1.22%) Apple
10 3 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (1.22%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 3 (1.22%) Tableau
10 3 (1.22%) VMware