Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 146 -
Rank change year-on-year +77 - -
Contract jobs citing Slack 23 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.64% 0.048% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.35% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 49 1 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £575 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.75% - -
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £575 £400 -
% change year-on-year +43.75% - -
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 113 239 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.97% 11.42% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 180 48
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £422 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.40% -16.67% +30.91%
10th Percentile £275 £292 £313
90th Percentile £638 £533 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £370 £450
% change year-on-year +11.49% -17.78% +30.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £28.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -

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 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Slack in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Slack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Slack.

1 21 (91.30%) JIRA
1 21 (91.30%) Confluence
2 20 (86.96%) Mentoring
2 20 (86.96%) Coaching
2 20 (86.96%) Microservices
2 20 (86.96%) Git (software)
3 16 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (69.57%) DevOps
3 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
4 14 (60.87%) SFIA
5 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
6 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (52.17%) Linux
6 12 (52.17%) SDLC
6 12 (52.17%) REST
6 12 (52.17%) BDD
7 9 (39.13%) Service Management
7 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (34.78%) Nessus
8 8 (34.78%) Clustering
8 8 (34.78%) OWASP
8 8 (34.78%) Load Balancing
8 8 (34.78%) WCAG
8 8 (34.78%) JMeter
8 8 (34.78%) HP UFT
8 8 (34.78%) LoadRunner
8 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
8 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
8 8 (34.78%) Python
8 8 (34.78%) ITIL

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 (91.30%) Confluence
2 8 (34.78%) nginx
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Big Data
4 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
4 2 (8.70%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) JIRA
2 20 (86.96%) Git (software)
3 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
4 8 (34.78%) Burp Suite
4 8 (34.78%) HP UFT
4 8 (34.78%) JMeter
4 8 (34.78%) LoadRunner
4 8 (34.78%) SonarQube
5 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.70%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 7 (30.43%) Test Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Lead DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) REST
2 4 (17.39%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
1 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Coaching
1 20 (86.96%) Mentoring
1 20 (86.96%) Microservices
2 16 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (69.57%) DevOps
3 14 (60.87%) SFIA
4 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
5 12 (52.17%) BDD
5 12 (52.17%) SDLC
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (39.13%) Service Management
7 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
7 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 8 (34.78%) Load Balancing
7 8 (34.78%) OWASP
7 8 (34.78%) Static Code Analysis
7 8 (34.78%) Test Management
7 8 (34.78%) Web Operations
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (17.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
1 8 (34.78%) Python
1 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) WCAG
2 3 (13.04%) QA
3 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Docker
2 6 (26.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Nessus
1 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (34.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) HP
1 1 (4.35%) ThinPrint