Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 324 412 488
Rank change year-on-year +88 +76 +77
Contract jobs citing npm 359 200 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.78% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.23% 2.93% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 138 111
London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £363 £365 £300
90th Percentile £643 £775 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
London median hourly rate £150.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% - -
England median hourly rate £150.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 11,112 6,830 5,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.06% 16.31% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,164 4,938 3,994
London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £307
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £478 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +3.24% +2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 57 54
London median hourly rate £22.95 £21.30 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% -12.16% -11.22%
10th Percentile £14.48 £12.23 £13.59
90th Percentile £93.45 £115.50 £46.88
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -16.48%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 -8 78 £513 -2.38% 11
South London -34 14 £400 -
West London -33 3 £450 -13.04% 3
North London +7 2 £403 +46.36%
East London -19 2 £475 +46.15% 5
npm
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 285 (79.39%) JavaScript
2 197 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (54.32%) Git (software)
4 190 (52.92%) Node.js
5 168 (46.80%) CSS
6 160 (44.57%) HTML
6 160 (44.57%) webpack
7 158 (44.01%) React
8 144 (40.11%) AngularJS
9 122 (33.98%) gulp
9 122 (33.98%) HTML5
10 116 (32.31%) ES6
11 114 (31.75%) Sass
12 108 (30.08%) DevOps
13 107 (29.81%) TDD
14 102 (28.41%) Redux
15 101 (28.13%) Docker
16 97 (27.02%) Jenkins
17 94 (26.18%) CSS3
18 87 (24.23%) Front End Development
18 87 (24.23%) Scrum
19 78 (21.73%) Banking
20 73 (20.33%) Python
21 72 (20.06%) Amazon AWS
22 66 (18.38%) Web Development
22 66 (18.38%) Open Source
23 65 (18.11%) Maven
23 65 (18.11%) Finance
24 64 (17.83%) Java
24 64 (17.83%) Grunt

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 39 (10.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 26 (7.24%) CMS
3 25 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (6.41%) nginx
5 18 (5.01%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.79%) Confluence
7 9 (2.51%) OpenStack
8 8 (2.23%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.67%) WordPress
10 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.56%) Mule
11 2 (0.56%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.28%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.28%) IIS
12 1 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (0.84%) InVision
2 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 72 (20.06%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (10.58%) Yarn
4 30 (8.36%) GitHub
5 27 (7.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (6.69%) PaaS
7 19 (5.29%) Heroku
8 17 (4.74%) IBM Cloud
9 12 (3.34%) IaaS
10 11 (3.06%) SaaS
11 8 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.95%) BrowserStack
13 6 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (1.67%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.84%) Serverless
15 2 (0.56%) Firebase
15 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
16 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
16 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.52%) HTTP
2 19 (5.29%) AMQP
3 4 (1.11%) Firewall
4 2 (0.56%) FTP
4 2 (0.56%) SMTP
4 2 (0.56%) SSL
5 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (4.74%) MySQL
3 16 (4.46%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.18%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.79%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.95%) Blockchain
7 6 (1.67%) Couchbase
7 6 (1.67%) CouchDB
7 6 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.11%) Big Data
10 3 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 195 (54.32%) Git (software)
2 160 (44.57%) webpack
3 122 (33.98%) gulp
4 97 (27.02%) Jenkins
5 65 (18.11%) Maven
6 64 (17.83%) Grunt
7 56 (15.60%) Babel
8 44 (12.26%) Karma Test Runner
9 43 (11.98%) Jasmine
9 43 (11.98%) Mocha
10 41 (11.42%) Protractor
11 33 (9.19%) SonarQube
12 32 (8.91%) JIRA
13 31 (8.64%) Gradle
14 30 (8.36%) Sonatype Nexus
15 27 (7.52%) GitLab
16 26 (7.24%) Ant
16 26 (7.24%) Cucumber
17 24 (6.69%) JUnit
18 22 (6.13%) Travis CI
General
1 78 (21.73%) Banking
2 65 (18.11%) Finance
3 19 (5.29%) Retail
4 14 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.67%) Advertising
5 6 (1.67%) Front Office
5 6 (1.67%) Marketing
6 4 (1.11%) Music Industry
7 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 265 (73.82%) Developer
2 84 (23.40%) React Developer
3 68 (18.94%) JavaScript Developer
4 66 (18.38%) Angular Developer
5 58 (16.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 47 (13.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 42 (11.70%) Senior Developer
8 30 (8.36%) Node.js Developer
9 23 (6.41%) Java Developer
10 22 (6.13%) Senior React Developer
11 20 (5.57%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (5.57%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 19 (5.29%) HTML Developer
13 18 (5.01%) Senior DevOps
13 18 (5.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 17 (4.74%) .NET Developer
15 16 (4.46%) UI Developer
16 11 (3.06%) Applications Developer
17 10 (2.79%) Architect
17 10 (2.79%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (52.92%) Node.js
2 168 (46.80%) CSS
3 160 (44.57%) HTML
4 158 (44.01%) React
5 144 (40.11%) AngularJS
6 122 (33.98%) HTML5
7 114 (31.75%) Sass
8 102 (28.41%) Redux
9 94 (26.18%) CSS3
10 63 (17.55%) JSON
11 60 (16.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 46 (12.81%) RESTful
13 40 (11.14%) Vue.js
14 36 (10.03%) .NET
14 36 (10.03%) Chai
14 36 (10.03%) REST
15 35 (9.75%) RabbitMQ
16 34 (9.47%) ASP.NET
17 33 (9.19%) Jest
17 33 (9.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.64%) iPad
2 25 (6.96%) User Experience
3 16 (4.46%) Fintech
3 16 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.51%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.23%) FMCG
6 7 (1.95%) Clustering
6 7 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.67%) PKI
8 5 (1.39%) Marketing Technology
8 5 (1.39%) Social Media
9 3 (0.84%) Derivative
9 3 (0.84%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.84%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.56%) NHS
10 2 (0.56%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.91%) Linux
2 24 (6.69%) Unix
3 5 (1.39%) Windows
4 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (30.08%) DevOps
3 107 (29.81%) TDD
4 87 (24.23%) Front End Development
4 87 (24.23%) Scrum
5 66 (18.38%) Open Source
5 66 (18.38%) Web Development
6 58 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (14.48%) Unit Testing
8 50 (13.93%) Microservices
9 48 (13.37%) BDD
10 47 (13.09%) E-Commerce
11 45 (12.53%) MVC
12 38 (10.58%) Responsive Web Design
13 36 (10.03%) Test Automation
14 32 (8.91%) Continuous Delivery
15 27 (7.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 26 (7.24%) Kanban
17 24 (6.69%) OO
17 24 (6.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 285 (79.39%) JavaScript
2 116 (32.31%) ES6
3 73 (20.33%) Python
4 64 (17.83%) Java
5 54 (15.04%) TypeScript
6 47 (13.09%) Groovy
6 47 (13.09%) SQL
7 42 (11.70%) C#
8 28 (7.80%) Ruby
9 24 (6.69%) Bash Shell
9 24 (6.69%) PL/SQL
10 19 (5.29%) ES7
10 19 (5.29%) VB.NET
11 16 (4.46%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.62%) Java 8
13 8 (2.23%) Perl
13 8 (2.23%) PHP
14 6 (1.67%) Apex Code
14 6 (1.67%) PyPy
15 3 (0.84%) Go
Qualifications
1 48 (13.37%) Security Cleared
2 46 (12.81%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.67%) CCNA
3 6 (1.67%) CCNP
3 6 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.11%) Degree
5 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.85%) GCP
2 9 (2.51%) QA
3 6 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) PMO
4 1 (0.28%) WAI
4 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 101 (28.13%) Docker
2 23 (6.41%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.11%) etcd
3 4 (1.11%) flannel
4 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.28%) Ceph
4 1 (0.28%) HDFS
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (12.26%) Puppet
2 43 (11.98%) Ansible
3 41 (11.42%) Kubernetes
3 41 (11.42%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (6.69%) Consul
4 24 (6.69%) Mesos
5 14 (3.90%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (1.11%) rkt
7 2 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.56%) Kibana
7 2 (0.56%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.28%) Grafana
8 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.28%) Oozie
Vendors
1 21 (5.85%) IBM
2 12 (3.34%) Google
2 12 (3.34%) Splunk
3 10 (2.79%) Atlassian
4 7 (1.95%) Cisco
4 7 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.67%) Sencha
6 5 (1.39%) Qualys
7 4 (1.11%) Apigee
7 4 (1.11%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.11%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.11%) FXall
7 4 (1.11%) Reuters
8 2 (0.56%) Adobe
8 2 (0.56%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.56%) Perforce
8 2 (0.56%) VMware
9 1 (0.28%) Apple
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle