Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 348 310 369
Rank change year-on-year -38 +59 +25
Contract jobs citing npm 28 52 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.84% 2.08% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 48 15
South East median daily rate £400 £414 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.32% +8.88% -10.59%
10th Percentile £294 £321 £340
90th Percentile £552 £470 £413
England median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.71% - -
England median hourly rate £89.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 3,335 2,502 1,942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.52% 15.37% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,142 1,595 1,274
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £601 £575 £588
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 30
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -15.86% +13.68%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £11.73
90th Percentile £82.25 £39.93 £57.01
England median hourly rate £18.70 £20.91 £18.77
% change year-on-year -10.57% +11.39% -18.38%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 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
Thames Valley -6 13 £425 - 8
Buckinghamshire +2 9 £425 - 2
Hampshire -7 9 £375 - 2
Berkshire -1 4 £490 +15.29% 5
Surrey -35 4 £473 +18.25% 2
Kent +8 1 £288 -15.44% 7
East Sussex -3 1 £375 -7.69% 4
npm
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (71.43%) Node.js
2 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
5 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (42.86%) Workflow
7 11 (39.29%) HTML
7 11 (39.29%) MongoDB
8 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
8 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 10 (35.71%) Java
8 10 (35.71%) CSS
9 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
9 8 (28.57%) React
10 7 (25.00%) DevOps
10 7 (25.00%) Microservices
10 7 (25.00%) GitLab
10 7 (25.00%) Dependency Management
10 7 (25.00%) OpenShift
10 7 (25.00%) HTML5
10 7 (25.00%) Web Application Development
10 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (21.43%) Sass
11 6 (21.43%) Express
11 6 (21.43%) Maven
11 6 (21.43%) Docker
11 6 (21.43%) Build Automation
11 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
11 6 (21.43%) ES6

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 2 (7.14%) Confluence
1 2 (7.14%) GemFire
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) OpenShift
2 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.71%) PaaS
4 2 (7.14%) GitHub
5 1 (3.57%) IaaS
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.57%) SaaS
5 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) NAS
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) DSL
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MongoDB
2 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.14%) DB2
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.00%) GitLab
4 6 (21.43%) Maven
5 5 (17.86%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (17.86%) Mocha
6 4 (14.29%) Gradle
6 4 (14.29%) JIRA
6 4 (14.29%) Protractor
6 4 (14.29%) webpack
7 3 (10.71%) Ant
7 3 (10.71%) Babel
7 3 (10.71%) Grunt
7 3 (10.71%) gulp
7 3 (10.71%) JUnit
7 3 (10.71%) Subversion
8 2 (7.14%) Bower
8 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
8 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (7.14%) Spinnaker
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Development Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) React Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Scala Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) Node.js
2 11 (39.29%) HTML
3 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 10 (35.71%) CSS
4 8 (28.57%) React
5 7 (25.00%) HTML5
6 6 (21.43%) Express
6 6 (21.43%) Sass
7 4 (14.29%) Chai
7 4 (14.29%) REST
7 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 3 (10.71%) Redux
9 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
9 2 (7.14%) Browserify
9 2 (7.14%) JSLint
9 2 (7.14%) LESS
9 2 (7.14%) Swing
9 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) AIX
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Workflow
3 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.00%) Dependency Management
4 7 (25.00%) DevOps
4 7 (25.00%) Microservices
4 7 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (21.43%) Build Automation
5 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) SDLC
8 3 (10.71%) OO
8 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) ES6
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Groovy
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
2 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Grafana
4 1 (3.57%) Mesos
4 1 (3.57%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) F5
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Software AG
3 1 (3.57%) Concur
3 1 (3.57%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.57%) webMethods