Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 9 December 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 > North West
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 183 212
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29 +26
Contract jobs citing npm 39 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.80% 3.20% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 8 5
North West median daily rate £700 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +12.50% +1.59%
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -13.13% - -

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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,394 749 668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.42% 13.28% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 492 421
North West median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £236 £258 £290
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 5 9
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +53.85% -56.94%
10th Percentile £11.46 £12.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £113.05 £15.35
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.91%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing npm as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for npm in the North West

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing npm in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for npm in the North West

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing npm in the North West over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for npm in the North West

npm
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the North West region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Manchester +5 33 £700 - 12
Cheshire -9 5 £475 +5.56% 1
Merseyside - 1 £400 - 3
npm
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North West region with a requirement for npm.

1 33 (84.62%) Java
2 31 (79.49%) gulp
3 29 (74.36%) Maven
4 28 (71.79%) Open Source
4 28 (71.79%) Python
4 28 (71.79%) Docker
4 28 (71.79%) Jenkins
5 27 (69.23%) Gradle
5 27 (69.23%) DevOps
5 27 (69.23%) nginx
6 26 (66.67%) Groovy
6 26 (66.67%) Travis CI
6 26 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (66.67%) Ansible
6 26 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 26 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (66.67%) PaaS
6 26 (66.67%) Puppet
6 26 (66.67%) CircleCI
6 26 (66.67%) IBM UrbanCode
7 25 (64.10%) Shell Script
8 18 (46.15%) Terraform
8 18 (46.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (25.64%) React
10 10 (25.64%) Node.js
11 9 (23.08%) HTML
11 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (20.51%) CSS

npm
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 27 (69.23%) nginx
2 26 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) Drupal
3 2 (5.13%) WordPress
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (66.67%) PaaS
2 18 (46.15%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.13%) Yarn
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (79.49%) gulp
2 29 (74.36%) Maven
3 28 (71.79%) Jenkins
4 27 (69.23%) Gradle
5 26 (66.67%) CircleCI
5 26 (66.67%) IBM UrbanCode
5 26 (66.67%) Travis CI
6 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
7 6 (15.38%) Grunt
8 5 (12.82%) webpack
9 3 (7.69%) JIRA
10 2 (5.13%) Axure RP
10 2 (5.13%) Babel
10 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
10 2 (5.13%) JUnit
10 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
10 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
11 1 (2.56%) Bower
11 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (2.56%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (5.13%) Front Office
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.13%) React Developer
4 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) Node.js
1 10 (25.64%) React
2 9 (23.08%) HTML
3 8 (20.51%) CSS
4 6 (15.38%) HTML5
4 6 (15.38%) Sass
5 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.82%) CSS3
5 5 (12.82%) Redux
6 4 (10.26%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) RESTful
6 4 (10.26%) Spring
7 3 (7.69%) LESS
7 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.13%) Akka
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.13%) Express
8 2 (5.13%) Kafka
8 2 (5.13%) Spring Integration
8 2 (5.13%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.13%) Equities
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Open Source
2 27 (69.23%) DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) MVC
4 5 (12.82%) TDD
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Front End Development
5 4 (10.26%) SOLID
5 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) Microservices
6 3 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) Garbage Collection
7 2 (5.13%) OOP
7 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) Java
2 28 (71.79%) Python
3 26 (66.67%) Groovy
4 25 (64.10%) Shell Script
5 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.82%) ES6
7 4 (10.26%) C#
7 4 (10.26%) TypeScript
8 3 (7.69%) SQL
9 2 (5.13%) Java 8
10 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) Docker
2 26 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (66.67%) Ansible
1 26 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (66.67%) Puppet
2 18 (46.15%) Terraform
3 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) hybris
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe
2 1 (2.56%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 1 (2.56%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft