Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 15 August 2022 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 > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 506 486 332
Rank change year-on-year -20 -154 +161
Contract jobs citing Slack 92 59 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.62% 0.48% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 28 28
10th Percentile £315 £360 £309
25th Percentile £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £450 £473
Median % change year-on-year +17.78% -4.76% -14.09%
75th Percentile £631 £600 £525
90th Percentile £675 - £591
England median daily rate £530 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +8.72% -2.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year +89.19% - -

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14,800 12,194 5,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.34% 39.18% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,931 8,894 3,800
10th Percentile £390 £375 £350
25th Percentile £480 £456 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £688 £639 £625
90th Percentile £775 £713 £713
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 69 25
10th Percentile £20.13 £13.58 £17.00
25th Percentile £24.81 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +52.73% - +30.95%
75th Percentile £66.22 £44.25 £50.00
90th Percentile £77.00 £65.00 £62.20
England median hourly rate £21.26 £20.91 £21.25
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.60% +1.19%

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Slack in London

Slack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Slack in London

Slack
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Slack in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Slack in London

Slack
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Slack in London.

Hourly rate trend for Slack in London

Slack
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Slack within the London region over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -24 17 £631 +59.75% 1
South London -13 5 £639 -
West London - 2 £550 - 2
Slack
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Slack.

1 56 (60.87%) JIRA
2 50 (54.35%) Agile
3 43 (46.74%) Confluence
4 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
5 29 (31.52%) Social Skills
6 27 (29.35%) Git (software)
7 25 (27.17%) Scrum
8 23 (25.00%) Azure
9 22 (23.91%) Linux
9 22 (23.91%) Jenkins
9 22 (23.91%) Docker
10 21 (22.83%) Windows
10 21 (22.83%) AWS
11 20 (21.74%) Python
11 20 (21.74%) DevOps
12 18 (19.57%) AppDynamics
12 18 (19.57%) Java
13 17 (18.48%) GitHub
13 17 (18.48%) Kubernetes
13 17 (18.48%) Terraform
13 17 (18.48%) CI/CD
14 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (17.39%) Test Automation
15 15 (16.30%) Google
15 15 (16.30%) Splunk
15 15 (16.30%) Finance
15 15 (16.30%) Public Sector
16 14 (15.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 14 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (15.22%) Google Workspace

Slack
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 43 (46.74%) Confluence
2 13 (14.13%) nginx
3 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.61%) CMS
5 6 (6.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (6.52%) Mule
6 3 (3.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.09%) Apache
7 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.09%) 1Password
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.00%) Azure
2 21 (22.83%) AWS
3 17 (18.48%) GitHub
4 14 (15.22%) Google Workspace
5 10 (10.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (9.78%) SaaS
7 8 (8.70%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (7.61%) Miro
8 7 (7.61%) Trello
9 5 (5.43%) npm
10 4 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (4.35%) Asana
10 4 (4.35%) Google Data Studio
10 4 (4.35%) Google Drive
10 4 (4.35%) PaaS
11 3 (3.26%) Azure AKS
11 3 (3.26%) Figma
11 3 (3.26%) GitHub Actions
11 3 (3.26%) SAP Commerce Cloud
11 3 (3.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) HTTP
1 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.43%) Internet
2 5 (5.43%) SSL
3 4 (4.35%) DNS
3 4 (4.35%) Firewall
3 4 (4.35%) Intranet
3 4 (4.35%) VPN
4 3 (3.26%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.26%) Wireless
5 1 (1.09%) DHCP
5 1 (1.09%) Skype
5 1 (1.09%) VLAN
5 1 (1.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) DocumentDB
1 5 (5.43%) DynamoDB
1 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
1 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.26%) Data Hub
3 3 (3.26%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.26%) DB2
3 3 (3.26%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) Big Data
5 1 (1.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 56 (60.87%) JIRA
2 27 (29.35%) Git (software)
3 22 (23.91%) Jenkins
4 11 (11.96%) Maven
4 11 (11.96%) Selenium
5 10 (10.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (6.52%) Bitbucket
6 6 (6.52%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.52%) JUnit
6 6 (6.52%) Mockito
7 4 (4.35%) Android Studio
7 4 (4.35%) git-flow
8 3 (3.26%) Appium
8 3 (3.26%) Fiddler
8 3 (3.26%) Protractor
8 3 (3.26%) REST Assured
8 3 (3.26%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.17%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.17%) Postman
10 1 (1.09%) Robot Framework
General
1 29 (31.52%) Social Skills
2 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 15 (16.30%) Public Sector
3 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.70%) Banking
5 6 (6.52%) Publishing
6 4 (4.35%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (4.35%) Influencing Skills
6 4 (4.35%) Marketing
7 3 (3.26%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (3.26%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.17%) Legal
9 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (15.22%) Architect
2 8 (8.70%) Analyst
2 8 (8.70%) Developer
3 7 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (4.35%) Digital Business Analyst
5 4 (4.35%) Site Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) Systems Manager
5 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 4 (4.35%) Tester
6 3 (3.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.26%) Backend Developer
6 3 (3.26%) Product Business Analyst
6 3 (3.26%) SAP Commerce Cloud Developer
6 3 (3.26%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (3.26%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) Node.js
2 12 (13.04%) REST
2 12 (13.04%) Spring
3 9 (9.78%) React
3 9 (9.78%) WireMock
4 8 (8.70%) JSON
4 8 (8.70%) Spring Boot
5 6 (6.52%) Redux
6 5 (5.43%) .NET
6 5 (5.43%) Enzyme
6 5 (5.43%) Express
6 5 (5.43%) Jest
6 5 (5.43%) MERN Stack
6 5 (5.43%) Software Packaging
7 4 (4.35%) RESTful
8 3 (3.26%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.26%) pytest
8 3 (3.26%) SOAP
9 2 (2.17%) Web Services
10 1 (1.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.70%) User Experience
3 5 (5.43%) Cloud Native
3 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.35%) W3C
4 4 (4.35%) Wiki
5 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.17%) Blog
6 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
7 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Linux
2 21 (22.83%) Windows
3 11 (11.96%) Windows 10
4 9 (9.78%) Android
5 7 (7.61%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.35%) Agile
2 25 (27.17%) Scrum
3 20 (21.74%) DevOps
4 17 (18.48%) CI/CD
5 16 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 14 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (15.22%) Kanban
6 14 (15.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 13 (14.13%) Migration
8 12 (13.04%) Load Balancing
9 10 (10.87%) Cost Reduction
9 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure as Code
9 10 (10.87%) Scorecard
10 9 (9.78%) Change Management
10 9 (9.78%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (9.78%) Data Protection
10 9 (9.78%) Release Management
11 8 (8.70%) Service Management
11 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) Python
2 18 (19.57%) Java
3 13 (14.13%) SQL
4 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.43%) ES6
6 4 (4.35%) Bash
6 4 (4.35%) Kotlin
7 3 (3.26%) Go
7 3 (3.26%) Ruby
8 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.09%) Elixir
8 1 (1.09%) Erlang
8 1 (1.09%) Groovy
8 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) SC Cleared
1 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.09%) CCA
3 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 5 (5.43%) Accessibility
3 3 (3.26%) WCAG
4 2 (2.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (23.91%) Docker
2 13 (14.13%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) Kubernetes
1 17 (18.48%) Terraform
2 11 (11.96%) Jamf Pro
3 10 (10.87%) Consul
3 10 (10.87%) Packer
4 3 (3.26%) Ansible
4 3 (3.26%) Grafana
4 3 (3.26%) Opsgenie
4 3 (3.26%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.17%) Puppet
5 2 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.57%) AppDynamics
3 15 (16.30%) Google
3 15 (16.30%) Splunk
4 13 (14.13%) ServiceNow
5 12 (13.04%) Atlassian
6 9 (9.78%) Adobe
7 8 (8.70%) Okta
8 7 (7.61%) PagerDuty
8 7 (7.61%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (6.52%) Apple
9 6 (6.52%) SAP
10 5 (5.43%) Blue Coat
10 5 (5.43%) F5
11 4 (4.35%) Qualys
12 3 (3.26%) Dynatrace
12 3 (3.26%) Informatica
12 3 (3.26%) Oracle
13 1 (1.09%) MuleSoft
13 1 (1.09%) Netsparker