Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 21 April 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Slack 25 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.55% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 37 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £475 - -
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 161 207 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.41% 16.87% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 158 23
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £273 £275 £270
90th Percentile £644 £488 £540
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £10.00 £27.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.96% -2.70% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £10.00 £27.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -62.96% +28.27% -

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Slack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Slack in Newcastle upon Tyne

Slack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Slack in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Slack in Newcastle upon Tyne

Slack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Slack in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Slack in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Slack.

1 23 (92.00%) JIRA
2 21 (84.00%) Confluence
3 20 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 20 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 20 (80.00%) Microservices
4 18 (72.00%) Mentoring
4 18 (72.00%) Coaching
4 18 (72.00%) BDD
4 18 (72.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (64.00%) REST
6 14 (56.00%) JMeter
6 14 (56.00%) DevOps
6 14 (56.00%) SFIA
7 13 (52.00%) SDLC
8 12 (48.00%) Burp Suite
8 12 (48.00%) HP UFT
8 12 (48.00%) LoadRunner
8 12 (48.00%) OWASP
8 12 (48.00%) WCAG
8 12 (48.00%) Nessus
9 10 (40.00%) Web Operations
10 9 (36.00%) Service Management
10 9 (36.00%) SQL
10 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (32.00%) Test Management
11 8 (32.00%) ITIL
11 8 (32.00%) Linux
12 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (24.00%) TDD

Slack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 21 (84.00%) Confluence
2 5 (20.00%) nginx
3 2 (8.00%) SAS
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Trello
2 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
1 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 23 (92.00%) JIRA
2 20 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (56.00%) JMeter
4 12 (48.00%) Burp Suite
4 12 (48.00%) HP UFT
4 12 (48.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (16.00%) SonarQube
6 3 (12.00%) Selenium
7 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
7 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (4.00%) JUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) JIRA Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) Ajax
3 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) React
3 2 (8.00%) RESTful
3 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) Kafka
4 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (4.00%) LESS
4 1 (4.00%) Sass
4 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Microservices
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) BDD
2 18 (72.00%) Coaching
2 18 (72.00%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (72.00%) Mentoring
3 14 (56.00%) DevOps
3 14 (56.00%) SFIA
4 13 (52.00%) SDLC
5 12 (48.00%) OWASP
6 10 (40.00%) Web Operations
7 9 (36.00%) Service Management
7 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (32.00%) ITIL
8 8 (32.00%) Test Management
9 6 (24.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
11 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) WCAG
2 4 (16.00%) QA
3 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Nessus
2 6 (24.00%) Puppet
3 3 (12.00%) Ansible
3 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.00%) Terraform
4 1 (4.00%) Grafana
4 1 (4.00%) Graylog
4 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) ThinPrint