Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 370 359 383
Rank change year-on-year -11 +24 +13
Contract jobs citing Slack 20 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.038% 0.028%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.60% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 5
South East median daily rate £595 - £500
10th Percentile £546 - £475
90th Percentile £669 - £525
England median daily rate £500 £535 £469
% change year-on-year -6.54% +14.13% -
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 3,315 2,348 1,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.01% 14.72% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,105 1,471 1,274
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £299 £270 £280
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £485 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.19% +4.44% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 31 26
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -18.52% -5.81%
10th Percentile £10.73 £11.25 £13.32
90th Percentile £56.25 £39.75 £52.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -5.00% +1.99% -14.74%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Thames Valley +11 17 £613 - 4
Oxfordshire - 17 £613 -
Kent - 2 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £560 - 1
Slack
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (85.00%) SaaS
1 17 (85.00%) New Relic
1 17 (85.00%) DevOps
1 17 (85.00%) PagerDuty
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 11 (55.00%) Change Management
5 10 (50.00%) ITSM
5 10 (50.00%) ITIL
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Linux
5 10 (50.00%) SOA
5 10 (50.00%) REST
5 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (50.00%) Service Design
5 10 (50.00%) Microservices
6 9 (45.00%) Patch Management
7 7 (35.00%) Terraform
7 7 (35.00%) Webhook
7 7 (35.00%) Puppet
7 7 (35.00%) Datadog
7 7 (35.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (35.00%) Ruby
7 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (35.00%) C#
7 7 (35.00%) Java
7 7 (35.00%) Python
8 6 (30.00%) Web Services

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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 17 (85.00%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (85.00%) SaaS
2 7 (35.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (35.00%) Datadog
3 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
1 10 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (30.00%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Design Architect
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Architect
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Service Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (30.00%) SAML
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) DevOps
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 11 (55.00%) Change Management
5 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (50.00%) ITIL
5 10 (50.00%) ITSM
5 10 (50.00%) Microservices
5 10 (50.00%) Service Design
5 10 (50.00%) SOA
6 9 (45.00%) Patch Management
7 7 (35.00%) Webhook
8 6 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
8 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (25.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (25.00%) Project Management
9 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
9 5 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) Python
1 7 (35.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
1 7 (35.00%) Terraform
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) New Relic
1 17 (85.00%) PagerDuty
2 3 (15.00%) Ivanti
3 2 (10.00%) Facebook
4 1 (5.00%) Workday