Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 65 142
Rank change year-on-year -10 +77 -
Contract jobs citing Slack 12 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37% 2.83% 0.048%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.94% 21.55% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 51 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +43.75% -
10th Percentile £391 £413 £375
90th Percentile £538 £638 £425
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £575 £400
% change year-on-year -13.04% +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 202 116 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.03% 13.12% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 99 196
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £475 £413 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +12.63% -18.61%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £289
90th Percentile £588 £638 £532
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £465 £409 £363
% change year-on-year +13.76% +12.76% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £30.50 - £28.00
10th Percentile £16.10 - £19.44
90th Percentile £45.30 - £55.25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.50 - £28.00

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 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Slack in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 12 (100.00%) JIRA
1 12 (100.00%) Confluence
2 11 (91.67%) Microservices
3 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (83.33%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) Linux
4 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (75.00%) Node.js
4 9 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (75.00%) DevOps
5 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 8 (66.67%) MongoDB
5 8 (66.67%) MySQL
6 7 (58.33%) HTTP
6 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (58.33%) Open Source
6 7 (58.33%) Puppet
6 7 (58.33%) Docker
6 7 (58.33%) Terraform
7 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (50.00%) Coaching
7 6 (50.00%) SonarQube
7 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (50.00%) Python
8 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (41.67%) Amazon S3

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 12 (100.00%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon S3
2 5 (41.67%) Route 53
2 5 (41.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
2 6 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) JIRA
2 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (50.00%) SonarQube
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) GitLab
5 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
6 2 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (8.33%) Burp Suite
7 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
7 1 (8.33%) JMeter
7 1 (8.33%) JUnit
7 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Node.js
2 5 (41.67%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (41.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Microservices
2 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (75.00%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (58.33%) Open Source
5 6 (50.00%) Coaching
5 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (41.67%) BDD
6 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (33.33%) SDLC
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (16.67%) SFIA
9 2 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
9 2 (16.67%) Test Management
9 2 (16.67%) Web Operations
10 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
10 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
1 7 (58.33%) Terraform
2 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (41.67%) Grafana
3 5 (41.67%) Kubernetes
3 5 (41.67%) Packer
3 5 (41.67%) Prometheus
3 5 (41.67%) Rancher
4 2 (16.67%) Ansible
5 1 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Black Duck
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat