Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 - 399
Rank change year-on-year - +399 -
Contract jobs citing Slack 27 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% - 0.010%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.90% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 0
South East median daily rate £525 - -
England median daily rate £525 £438 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% +16.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3009 2022 1343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.92% 12.46% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1864 1293 833
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 35 35
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +9.38% +11.30%
10th Percentile £9.80 £13.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.97 £56.75 £53.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +8.20%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 - 25 £525 - 1
Berkshire - 14 £525 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £585 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £550 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Slack
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for Slack.

1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (66.67%) DevOps
2 17 (62.96%) Docker
2 17 (62.96%) JIRA
3 14 (51.85%) Confluence
3 14 (51.85%) Trello
4 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
4 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 11 (40.74%) IaaS
7 10 (37.04%) User Stories
7 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
7 10 (37.04%) Puppet
7 10 (37.04%) Groovy
7 10 (37.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (37.04%) TeamCity
7 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
7 10 (37.04%) Python
7 10 (37.04%) SOA
7 10 (37.04%) Maven
7 10 (37.04%) Scrum
7 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (37.04%) Ansible
7 10 (37.04%) git-flow
7 10 (37.04%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (33.33%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) Linux
9 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP

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 14 (51.85%) Confluence
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Pig
2 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
3 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.41%) Drupal
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.70%) Flinto
1 1 (3.70%) InVision
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Trello
2 12 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (40.74%) IaaS
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (25.93%) GitHub
6 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (7.41%) Akamai
7 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
7 2 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) npm
7 2 (7.41%) SaaS
7 2 (7.41%) Serverless
8 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) JIRA
2 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
3 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 10 (37.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (37.04%) git-flow
4 10 (37.04%) Maven
4 10 (37.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (37.04%) TeamCity
5 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Billing
4 3 (11.11%) Publishing
5 2 (7.41%) Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Marketing
6 1 (3.70%) Electronics
6 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Architect
2 10 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Test Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Designer
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) AWS Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Development Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Architect
6 2 (7.41%) IT Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Java Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Java Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Salesforce Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
1 7 (25.93%) pytest
2 5 (18.52%) JSON
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) Cascading
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) Kafka
3 4 (14.81%) REST
4 3 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (11.11%) EDI
4 3 (11.11%) JSP
4 3 (11.11%) Servlets
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) Spring
4 3 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (7.41%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) Express
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) Node.js
5 2 (7.41%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Blog
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (66.67%) DevOps
2 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
4 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 10 (37.04%) SOA
4 10 (37.04%) User Stories
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (29.63%) Microservices
6 6 (22.22%) Release Management
7 5 (18.52%) BDD
7 5 (18.52%) TDD
8 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
10 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.41%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
1 10 (37.04%) Groovy
1 10 (37.04%) Python
2 4 (14.81%) HiveQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) Apex Code
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) F#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Docker
2 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Ansible
1 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (37.04%) Puppet
2 7 (25.93%) Salt
3 5 (18.52%) Kubernetes
4 4 (14.81%) Oozie
4 4 (14.81%) Rancher
5 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.93%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) MapR
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.41%) Assembla
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) New Relic
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.41%) Splunk
4 1 (3.70%) IBM