Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 15 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 > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 324 382
Rank change year-on-year +40 +58 -
Contract jobs citing npm 91 43 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.26% 0.057%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.01% 2.11% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 10
South East median daily rate £375 £390 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +39.29% -
10th Percentile £313 £338 £220
90th Percentile £498 £460 £438
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £41.00 - -
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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3025 2035 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.94% 12.48% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1299 831
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +8.43% +0.61%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 35 35
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +9.38% +11.30%
10th Percentile £9.80 £13.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.97 £56.75 £44.10
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +8.20%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing npm as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for npm in the South East

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for npm in the South East

npm
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing npm in the South East over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for npm in the South East

npm
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 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
Thames Valley +30 49 £365 -7.59% 3
Berkshire +26 29 £365 - 2
Surrey -33 18 £400 -4.19% 1
Kent 0 11 £475 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 11 £550 -
Oxfordshire +10 9 £400 -5.88% 1
East Sussex - 9 £375 -
Hampshire -1 4 £325 -2.99% 1
npm
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 South East region with a requirement for npm.

1 68 (74.73%) JavaScript
2 66 (72.53%) AngularJS
3 63 (69.23%) CSS
4 57 (62.64%) HTML
5 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (57.14%) Sass
7 49 (53.85%) HTML5
7 49 (53.85%) gulp
8 48 (52.75%) Test Automation
9 46 (50.55%) Karma Test Runner
9 46 (50.55%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (46.15%) webpack
11 41 (45.05%) TDD
12 38 (41.76%) ECMAScript
13 36 (39.56%) Scrum
13 36 (39.56%) Git (software)
14 35 (38.46%) Node.js
15 34 (37.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 34 (37.36%) Front End Development
16 33 (36.26%) Protractor
17 32 (35.16%) Jasmine
18 29 (31.87%) BDD
18 29 (31.87%) ES6
18 29 (31.87%) .NET
19 28 (30.77%) Degree
19 28 (30.77%) Bower
19 28 (30.77%) Open Source
20 27 (29.67%) Twitter
20 27 (29.67%) Computer Science
20 27 (29.67%) CRM

npm
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (3.30%) Apache
1 3 (3.30%) nginx
2 2 (2.20%) Confluence
2 2 (2.20%) Drupal
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) WordPress
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.99%) OpenShift
2 10 (10.99%) SaaS
3 9 (9.89%) Firebase
4 8 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (8.79%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (7.69%) GitHub
5 7 (7.69%) IaaS
5 7 (7.69%) PaaS
5 7 (7.69%) Serverless
6 6 (6.59%) Yarn
7 5 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (5.49%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (2.20%) Akamai
8 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
8 2 (2.20%) Office 365
8 2 (2.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) DHCP
2 2 (2.20%) DNS
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.49%) MySQL
3 5 (5.49%) SQLite
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.10%) MonetDB
5 1 (1.10%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (53.85%) gulp
2 46 (50.55%) Karma Test Runner
3 42 (46.15%) webpack
4 36 (39.56%) Git (software)
5 33 (36.26%) Protractor
6 32 (35.16%) Jasmine
7 28 (30.77%) Bower
8 15 (16.48%) Grunt
9 13 (14.29%) NuGet
10 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (12.09%) PostCSS
12 10 (10.99%) GitLab
13 9 (9.89%) Mocha
14 8 (8.79%) Bitbucket
14 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
15 7 (7.69%) NUnit
15 7 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
16 5 (5.49%) SpecFlow
17 4 (4.40%) Gradle
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Marketing
3 2 (2.20%) Advertising
3 2 (2.20%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 76 (83.52%) Developer
2 27 (29.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 23 (25.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Android Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Angular Developer
6 8 (8.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Architect
8 6 (6.59%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Android Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.49%) AWS Developer
9 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (72.53%) AngularJS
2 63 (69.23%) CSS
3 57 (62.64%) HTML
4 52 (57.14%) Sass
5 49 (53.85%) HTML5
6 35 (38.46%) Node.js
7 34 (37.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (31.87%) .NET
9 22 (24.18%) React
10 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET
10 16 (17.58%) RESTful
11 14 (15.38%) CSS3
12 10 (10.99%) .NET Framework
12 10 (10.99%) Apache Cordova
12 10 (10.99%) Ionic Framework
12 10 (10.99%) jQuery
12 10 (10.99%) LESS
12 10 (10.99%) REST
13 9 (9.89%) Angular 2
14 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.09%) User Experience
3 9 (9.89%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.20%) iPad
5 2 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.10%) Blog
6 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Android
3 3 (3.30%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (52.75%) Test Automation
3 46 (50.55%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (45.05%) TDD
5 36 (39.56%) Scrum
6 34 (37.36%) Front End Development
7 29 (31.87%) BDD
8 28 (30.77%) Open Source
9 27 (29.67%) CRM
10 18 (19.78%) Unit Testing
11 14 (15.38%) Web Development
12 12 (13.19%) Workflow
13 10 (10.99%) Android Development
13 10 (10.99%) Change Management
13 10 (10.99%) DevOps
13 10 (10.99%) Microservices
14 9 (9.89%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (7.69%) Information Security
15 7 (7.69%) MVC
15 7 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 68 (74.73%) JavaScript
2 38 (41.76%) ECMAScript
3 29 (31.87%) ES6
4 16 (17.58%) C#
4 16 (17.58%) Java
5 15 (16.48%) SQL
6 12 (13.19%) TypeScript
7 10 (10.99%) Bash Shell
8 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
9 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
10 6 (6.59%) PHP
11 5 (5.49%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.10%) Python
12 1 (1.10%) Ruby
12 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (30.77%) Degree
2 27 (29.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Docker
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (8.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Twitter
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (3.30%) Google
5 2 (2.20%) New Relic
5 2 (2.20%) Splunk
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle
6 1 (1.10%) Software AG
6 1 (1.10%) webMethods