Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 May 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
England > South East
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 349 382
Rank change year-on-year +4 +33 -
Contract jobs citing Slack 25 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.020% 0.033%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.79% 0.16% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 6
South East median daily rate £583 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.44% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £543 £425 £463
90th Percentile £671 £475 £538
England median daily rate £475 £478 £463
% change year-on-year -0.52% +3.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £95.50 - -

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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,176 1,840 1,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.86% 12.01% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,936 1,149 1,046
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £483 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +4.89% +2.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 28
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £16.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -15.86% -7.72%
10th Percentile £10.80 £14.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £34.00 £43.75 £60.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Slack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Slack in the South East

Slack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Slack in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Slack in the South East

Slack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Slack in the South East over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Slack in the South East

Slack
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Slack within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 16 £590 - 2
Thames Valley - 16 £590 - 2
Surrey - 5 £560 - 1
West Sussex - 4 - -
Slack
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Slack.

1 18 (72.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) SaaS
3 15 (60.00%) New Relic
3 15 (60.00%) DevOps
3 15 (60.00%) PagerDuty
4 11 (44.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 11 (44.00%) Change Management
5 10 (40.00%) ITSM
5 10 (40.00%) C#
5 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 10 (40.00%) Windows
5 10 (40.00%) Linux
5 10 (40.00%) SOA
5 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (40.00%) Microservices
5 10 (40.00%) REST
5 10 (40.00%) Service Design
6 8 (32.00%) JIRA
7 7 (28.00%) Patch Management
8 6 (24.00%) Dashboard Development
8 6 (24.00%) Trello
8 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (24.00%) CMDB
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Python
9 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (20.00%) Java
9 5 (20.00%) Time Management

Slack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (72.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (60.00%) SaaS
3 6 (24.00%) Trello
4 5 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (20.00%) Datadog
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
6 1 (4.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
1 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (16.00%) Data Mining
1 4 (16.00%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Architect
1 10 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Service Design Architect
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Architect
5 2 (8.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (8.00%) F# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL Service Architect
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) SAML
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) CMDB
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) DevOps
3 11 (44.00%) Change Management
3 11 (44.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (40.00%) ITIL
4 10 (40.00%) ITSM
4 10 (40.00%) Microservices
4 10 (40.00%) Service Design
4 10 (40.00%) SOA
5 7 (28.00%) Patch Management
6 6 (24.00%) Dashboard Development
6 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 5 (20.00%) Time Management
7 5 (20.00%) Webhook
8 4 (16.00%) Decision-Making
8 4 (16.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (16.00%) Master Data Management
8 4 (16.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) Ruby
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) F#
5 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
1 5 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) New Relic
1 15 (60.00%) PagerDuty
2 1 (4.00%) Assembla
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.00%) Workday