Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Notepad++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Notepad++ over the 6 months to 15 October 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.

Notepad++
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 803 899 -
Rank change year-on-year +96 - +917
Contract jobs citing Notepad++ 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.001% -
As % of the Applications category 0.11% 0.011% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
UK median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Notepad++ is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7,163 8,740 8,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.40% 8.48% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,227 5,190 5,223
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +7.00% +3.93%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £145
90th Percentile £575 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 656 797 675
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £40.85 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.48 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.59% +3.20% -7.69%

Notepad++
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Notepad++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Notepad++ in the UK

Notepad++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Notepad++.

Contractor daily rate trend for Notepad++ in the UK

Notepad++
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Notepad++ within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 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
England +90 8 £550 - 1
UK excluding London +79 8 £550 -
South East - 8 £550 -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Notepad++ 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 with a requirement for Notepad++.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) FileZilla
2 7 (87.50%) PuTTY
2 7 (87.50%) WinSCP
2 7 (87.50%) Bitbucket
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Okta
2 7 (87.50%) Eclipse
2 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Confluence
3 6 (75.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) C
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) FTP
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) JProfiler
5 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) DataPower

Notepad++
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (87.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) FileZilla
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) PuTTY
1 7 (87.50%) WinSCP
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Bitbucket
1 7 (87.50%) Eclipse
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) JProfiler
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP ALM
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) Okta
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Vitria