Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 4 April 2020 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
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 96 94
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 +32
Contract jobs citing Slack 14 40 58
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 0.96% 1.77% 2.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.02% 6.64% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 31 63
Median daily rate £438 £500 £522
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -4.21% +8.75%
10th Percentile £405 £353 £413
90th Percentile £554 £588 £644
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £500 £522
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.21% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 464 602 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.96% 26.66% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 428 360
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £320 £313
90th Percentile £644 £596 £600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 0
Median hourly rate £25.60 £11.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.35% - -
Median hourly rate £21.02 £12.33 £12.00
% change year-on-year +70.50% +2.75% -56.76%

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Slack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Slack in Leeds

Slack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Slack in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Slack in Leeds

Slack
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Slack in Leeds over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Slack in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Slack.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 13 (92.86%) Scrum
3 12 (85.71%) Confluence
4 8 (57.14%) REST
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (50.00%) Kanban
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
6 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
6 6 (42.86%) GitHub
6 6 (42.86%) Android Development
6 6 (42.86%) iOS Development
6 6 (42.86%) User Experience
6 6 (42.86%) Apple Swift
6 6 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (42.86%) Public Sector
6 6 (42.86%) JSON
6 6 (42.86%) Android
6 6 (42.86%) Xcode
6 6 (42.86%) Java
6 6 (42.86%) NHS
7 5 (35.71%) Splunk
7 5 (35.71%) Spring
7 5 (35.71%) Maven
7 5 (35.71%) Java 8
7 5 (35.71%) Node.js
7 5 (35.71%) Spring Boot
7 5 (35.71%) AppDynamics

Slack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 12 (85.71%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) GitHub
2 2 (14.29%) Trello
3 1 (7.14%) AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (42.86%) Xcode
4 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 4 (28.57%) Android Studio
5 4 (28.57%) CocoaPods
6 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
7 1 (7.14%) Gatling
7 1 (7.14%) GitLab
7 1 (7.14%) JMeter
7 1 (7.14%) JUnit
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (7.14%) Postman
7 1 (7.14%) REST Assured
7 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (7.14%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) iOS Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) Node.js
3 5 (35.71%) React
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.14%) Jest
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) Swagger
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
1 6 (42.86%) NHS
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Android
1 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (50.00%) Kanban
5 6 (42.86%) Android Development
5 6 (42.86%) iOS Development
6 4 (28.57%) API Development
6 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Change Management
6 4 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (28.57%) Information Governance
6 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) API Testing
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Apple Swift
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Java 8
3 4 (28.57%) Kotlin
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) AppDynamics
1 5 (35.71%) Splunk
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle