Period
to 19 December 2018

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 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 284 321
Rank change year-on-year -60 +37 +69
Contract jobs citing npm 47 92 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.54% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.25% 2.99% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 66 31
South East median daily rate £495 £381 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.84% -2.24% +39.29%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £338
90th Percentile £575 £497 £460
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
South East median hourly rate £34.75 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.24% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

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 3,768 3,074 2,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.41% 18.18% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,389 1,903 1,299
South East median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +7.78%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £613 £588 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 49 36
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -9.59% +14.06%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.90 £13.63
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.29 £57.37
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.92%

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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 December 2018.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing npm in the South East over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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
Surrey -15 23 £504 +26.06% 10
Hampshire -26 11 £400 +23.08% 1
Thames Valley -12 10 £413 +13.01% 12
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £425 -22.73% 3
Oxfordshire +11 3 £380 -5.00% 1
Berkshire -28 3 £590 +61.64% 8
Kent -1 1 £288 -39.47% 8
East Sussex -22 1 £375 - 2
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
npm
England

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

1 40 (85.11%) Node.js
2 39 (82.98%) JavaScript
3 27 (57.45%) HTML
4 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (51.06%) Sass
5 23 (48.94%) AngularJS
5 23 (48.94%) CSS
6 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
7 19 (40.43%) Front End Development
8 17 (36.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (34.04%) MongoDB
10 15 (31.91%) HTML5
10 15 (31.91%) webpack
11 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
11 14 (29.79%) React
11 14 (29.79%) Grunt
11 14 (29.79%) TypeScript
11 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (27.66%) Finance
12 13 (27.66%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (25.53%) Jasmine
13 12 (25.53%) Redux
13 12 (25.53%) Linux
13 12 (25.53%) Java
13 12 (25.53%) Banking
14 11 (23.40%) Mocha
14 11 (23.40%) Scrum
15 10 (21.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 10 (21.28%) Retail
15 10 (21.28%) JIRA

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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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.15%) Confluence
2 7 (14.89%) nginx
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) GemFire
3 2 (4.26%) Kentico
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.89%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (14.89%) Yarn
3 5 (10.64%) SaaS
4 2 (4.26%) GitHub
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.26%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.13%) IaaS
5 1 (2.13%) PaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) NAS
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) ICMP
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) MongoDB
2 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.89%) MySQL
4 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) DB2
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.13%) GIS
6 1 (2.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Git (software)
2 15 (31.91%) webpack
3 14 (29.79%) Grunt
4 12 (25.53%) Jasmine
5 11 (23.40%) Mocha
6 10 (21.28%) Babel
6 10 (21.28%) gulp
6 10 (21.28%) JIRA
7 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
8 4 (8.51%) JUnit
8 4 (8.51%) Maven
8 4 (8.51%) Subversion
9 3 (6.38%) Ant
9 3 (6.38%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (4.26%) Artifactory
10 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
10 2 (4.26%) Bower
10 2 (4.26%) GitLab
10 2 (4.26%) Gradle
10 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Banking
3 10 (21.28%) Retail
4 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.38%) Advertising
6 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.13%) Electronics
7 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (17.02%) Angular Developer
3 8 (17.02%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (12.77%) React Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (8.51%) UI Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.13%) DevOps Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.13%) MongoDB Developer
9 1 (2.13%) UI/UX Developer
9 1 (2.13%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (85.11%) Node.js
2 27 (57.45%) HTML
3 24 (51.06%) Sass
4 23 (48.94%) AngularJS
4 23 (48.94%) CSS
5 17 (36.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (31.91%) HTML5
7 14 (29.79%) React
8 12 (25.53%) Redux
9 9 (19.15%) JSON
9 9 (19.15%) RAML
10 8 (17.02%) RESTful
11 7 (14.89%) Jest
11 7 (14.89%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (12.77%) D3.js
12 6 (12.77%) Web Services
13 5 (10.64%) .NET
13 5 (10.64%) Express
14 4 (8.51%) Angular 2
14 4 (8.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) User Experience
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) CentOS
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) AIX
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Front End Development
3 14 (29.79%) Mentoring
4 13 (27.66%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 10 (21.28%) SDLC
7 9 (19.15%) TDD
8 8 (17.02%) Web Application Development
9 7 (14.89%) DevOps
9 7 (14.89%) Information Architecture
9 7 (14.89%) Microservices
9 7 (14.89%) Workflow
10 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
10 6 (12.77%) Web Development
11 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (10.64%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
12 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (8.51%) Functional Testing
12 4 (8.51%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.79%) TypeScript
3 12 (25.53%) Java
4 7 (14.89%) PHP
5 6 (12.77%) ES6
5 6 (12.77%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.26%) Groovy
6 2 (4.26%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.26%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Grafana
3 1 (2.13%) Prometheus
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 9 (19.15%) MuleSoft
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) F5
5 1 (2.13%) Concur
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.13%) Software AG