Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 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.

Slack
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 - 192
Rank change year-on-year - +192 -
Contract jobs citing Slack 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.11% - 0.019%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.63% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median daily rate £513 - -
England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £95.50 - -

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 789 670 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.72% 14.46% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 396 322
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £240 £200 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £562
England median daily rate £480 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +3.78% +2.78% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 6
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £37.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.70% +138.71% -56.94%
10th Percentile £13.14 £15.39 £15.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £19.38
England median hourly rate £19.75 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.95% +10.53% -17.39%

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 16 July 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
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £513 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Slack
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (40.00%) Junos
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) OpenFlow
2 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
2 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation

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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (40.00%) Junos
1 2 (40.00%) OpenFlow
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Lead DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Python Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Debian
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft