Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 309 357 323
Rank change year-on-year +48 -34 +48
Contract jobs citing npm 40 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.00% 0.76% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 47
South East median daily rate £494 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.06% +11.84%
10th Percentile £354 £291 £320
90th Percentile £576 £556 £470
England median daily rate £500 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £28.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.71% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £89.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -60.67% +122.50% -

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 3,997 3,533 2,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.62% 21.30% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,559 2,253 1,625
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £300 £263
90th Percentile £615 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 49 30
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.84% +15.15% -16.69%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £64.45 £39.93
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £20.96
% change year-on-year +20.68% -9.33% +10.29%

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

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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

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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 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for npm in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing npm in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for npm in the South East

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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 19 September 2019. 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
Hampshire +3 11 £425 +13.33% 3
Surrey +41 10 £550 +22.22% 1
Thames Valley +19 9 £380 -10.59% 5
Buckinghamshire +21 8 £380 -10.59%
Kent +7 6 £488 +69.57%
West Sussex - 3 £475 -
East Sussex +3 1 - - 2
Berkshire -15 1 - - 4
npm
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for npm.

1 33 (82.50%) Node.js
2 31 (77.50%) HTML
2 31 (77.50%) CSS
2 31 (77.50%) AngularJS
3 29 (72.50%) JavaScript
3 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (65.00%) Sass
5 25 (62.50%) Git (software)
6 23 (57.50%) HTML5
7 17 (42.50%) ES6
8 15 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (37.50%) TypeScript
8 15 (37.50%) TDD
9 14 (35.00%) Scrum
9 14 (35.00%) Grunt
10 12 (30.00%) gulp
10 12 (30.00%) User Experience
10 12 (30.00%) Jest
10 12 (30.00%) CSS3
11 11 (27.50%) Java
12 10 (25.00%) Spring
12 10 (25.00%) Azure
12 10 (25.00%) RESTful
12 10 (25.00%) Redux
12 10 (25.00%) React
12 10 (25.00%) Front End Development
13 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
13 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
13 9 (22.50%) Enzyme
13 9 (22.50%) MongoDB

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 5 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Azure
2 8 (20.00%) AWS
3 5 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.50%) Amazon S3
4 3 (7.50%) OpenShift
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (5.00%) IaaS
5 2 (5.00%) NuGet
5 2 (5.00%) PaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (2.50%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.50%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.50%) GitHub
6 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.50%) Serverless
6 1 (2.50%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
1 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
1 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.50%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.50%) GIS
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 14 (35.00%) Grunt
3 12 (30.00%) gulp
4 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
5 8 (20.00%) Mocha
6 7 (17.50%) JIRA
6 7 (17.50%) Selenium
6 7 (17.50%) webpack
7 6 (15.00%) Jasmine
7 6 (15.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (7.50%) GitLab
9 3 (7.50%) Protractor
10 2 (5.00%) Bower
10 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Code
11 1 (2.50%) Maven
11 1 (2.50%) PhpStorm
11 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
11 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (15.00%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (17.50%) UI Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Angular Developer
6 5 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) React Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (82.50%) Node.js
2 31 (77.50%) AngularJS
2 31 (77.50%) CSS
2 31 (77.50%) HTML
3 26 (65.00%) Sass
4 23 (57.50%) HTML5
5 15 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (30.00%) CSS3
6 12 (30.00%) Jest
7 10 (25.00%) React
7 10 (25.00%) Redux
7 10 (25.00%) RESTful
7 10 (25.00%) Spring
8 9 (22.50%) Enzyme
9 7 (17.50%) .NET
9 7 (17.50%) REST
10 6 (15.00%) SOAP
10 6 (15.00%) Web Services
11 5 (12.50%) jQuery
11 5 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) TDD
3 14 (35.00%) Scrum
4 10 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
6 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Web Development
7 7 (17.50%) Microservices
7 7 (17.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.00%) Information Security
8 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.50%) Kanban
9 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (12.50%) SDLC
9 5 (12.50%) Workflow
10 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (10.00%) DevOps
10 4 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) JavaScript
2 17 (42.50%) ES6
3 15 (37.50%) TypeScript
4 11 (27.50%) Java
5 8 (20.00%) C#
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
7 2 (5.00%) Java 8
7 2 (5.00%) Kotlin
7 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.50%) Varnish
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 3 (7.50%) MuleSoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) OutSystems
3 2 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) New Relic
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Zend