Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 230 306 313
Rank change year-on-year +76 +7 +18
Contract jobs citing npm 8 46 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.42% 1.17% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 46
Median daily rate £489 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.24% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £419 £422 £329
90th Percentile £594 £575 £538
England median daily rate £504 £513 £475
% change year-on-year -1.71% +7.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.50 -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year - -76.67% +400.00%

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 1,885 3,922 3,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.08% 26.70% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,244 2,551 2,029
Median daily rate £465 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £225 £288 £300
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 39
Median hourly rate £20.00 £31.50 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.51% +73.99% +9.73%
10th Percentile £16.11 £13.00 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.10 £78.57 £37.50
Median hourly rate £31.25 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +43.68% +8.75% +5.49%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing npm as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing npm in the South East.

Daily rate trend for npm in the South East

npm
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing npm in the South East over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for npm in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing npm in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 26 May 2020. 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 +66 6 £489 +28.64% 1
Berkshire - 5 £525 -
Surrey +39 1 £550 +7.32% 1
Buckinghamshire +35 1 £453 +29.33% 1
West Sussex +25 1 £450 -
npm
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Node.js
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) RESTful
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (75.00%) Express
3 6 (75.00%) React
3 6 (75.00%) Jest
4 5 (62.50%) Apollo GraphQL
4 5 (62.50%) gulp
4 5 (62.50%) GraphQL
4 5 (62.50%) Kubernetes
4 5 (62.50%) OpenShift
4 5 (62.50%) Docker
4 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) OpenNebula

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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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) OpenShift
2 2 (25.00%) AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) gulp
3 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
4 1 (12.50%) Grunt
4 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
4 1 (12.50%) Mocha
4 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (50.00%) React Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) Node.js
2 6 (75.00%) Express
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) Jest
2 6 (75.00%) React
2 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) Apollo GraphQL
3 5 (62.50%) GraphQL
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Fintech
4 2 (25.00%) Stochastic Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) MVVM
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) ES6
3 1 (12.50%) Kotlin
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (25.00%) OpenNebula
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Capita
1 1 (12.50%) OutSystems
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin