Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Slack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Slack over the 6 months to 19 January 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.

Slack
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Slack 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.047% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median daily rate £400 - -
South West median daily rate £513 £513 £438
% change year-on-year - +17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Slack 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 Bristol with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 505 287 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 23.94% 15.12% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 211 134
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +25.00%
10th Percentile £303 £210 £255
90th Percentile £590 £550 £625
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Bristol median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £28.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -38.34% +53.41%
10th Percentile £17.25 £13.90 £17.71
90th Percentile £19.75 £35.39 £40.45
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.31 £25.75
% change year-on-year -9.39% -25.00% +39.19%

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Slack 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Slack.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Protractor
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BrowserStack
1 1 (100.00%) Sauce Labs

Slack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (100.00%) BrowserStack
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Protractor
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft