Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 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
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 592 739 901
Rank change year-on-year +147 +162 -
Contract jobs citing Notepad++ 1 7 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.010% 0.001%
As % of the Applications category 0.034% 0.11% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £560 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.04% +40.00% -
10th Percentile £363 £516 £375
90th Percentile £388 £584 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate - £560 £400
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 2,949 6,226 8,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.99% 8.69% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,910 3,703 5,061
Median daily rate £371 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.01% -4.02% +7.14%
10th Percentile £135 £138 £143
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year -1.52% -5.71% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 616 742
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.98 £11.51 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.78 £44.88 £40.22
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £15.30
% change year-on-year +11.43% +14.38% +5.52%

Notepad++
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Notepad++ in the UK

Notepad++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Notepad++.

Daily rate trend for Notepad++ in the UK

Notepad++
Top 2 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 25 January 2021. 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 +178 1 £375 -33.04% 1
London - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) RSVP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) CCDE
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) RSVP
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDE
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper