Period
to 20 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 February 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 195 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +185
Contract jobs citing Slack 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.043% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.93% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median daily rate £388 - -
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 863 663 497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.29% 14.12% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 399 279
East of England median daily rate £426 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +3.03% -7.04%
10th Percentile £185 £139 £200
90th Percentile £595 £575 £626
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 16
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.00% +165.96% -26.56%
10th Percentile £13.62 £39.10 £11.06
90th Percentile £119.00 £116.13 £37.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Slack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Slack in the East of England

Slack
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Slack within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Hertfordshire +16 5 £388 -
Cambridgeshire +16 2 - - 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
Slack
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for Slack.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Confluence
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Docker
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) French Language
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (25.00%) Kafka
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) Data Structures

Slack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Backend Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Finance Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Kafka
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) BT
1 1 (12.50%) Google