Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 17 February 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 141 -
Rank change year-on-year +84 - -
Contract jobs citing Slack 30 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.20% 0.051% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.83% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 50 1 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £535 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.75% - -
North East median daily rate £535 £425 -
% change year-on-year +25.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 144 296 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.35% 14.99% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 236 35
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £438 £350 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -28.21% +31.76%
10th Percentile £298 £274 £313
90th Percentile £651 £525 £573
North East median daily rate £413 £350 £488
% change year-on-year +17.86% -28.21% +31.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £10.00 £40.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.16% +34.17% -
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.79% -6.67% -

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Slack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Slack in Tyne and Wear

Slack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Slack in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Slack in Tyne and Wear

Slack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Slack in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Slack in Tyne and Wear

Slack
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Slack within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +80 30 £535 +33.75% 1
Slack
North East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Slack.

1 28 (93.33%) JIRA
1 28 (93.33%) Confluence
2 25 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 25 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 25 (83.33%) Coaching
2 25 (83.33%) Microservices
3 23 (76.67%) Jenkins
4 22 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (66.67%) BDD
5 20 (66.67%) DevOps
5 20 (66.67%) REST
6 19 (63.33%) SFIA
7 17 (56.67%) SDLC
7 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (50.00%) JMeter
9 13 (43.33%) Nessus
9 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
9 13 (43.33%) HP UFT
9 13 (43.33%) LoadRunner
9 13 (43.33%) OWASP
9 13 (43.33%) WCAG
9 13 (43.33%) Burp Suite
9 13 (43.33%) Web Operations
10 12 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (40.00%) Linux
10 12 (40.00%) Service Management
11 11 (36.67%) ITIL
11 11 (36.67%) Test Management
12 9 (30.00%) SQL
13 8 (26.67%) Puppet

Slack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 28 (93.33%) Confluence
2 7 (23.33%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (6.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
1 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (13.33%) Big Data
4 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.33%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 28 (93.33%) JIRA
2 25 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 23 (76.67%) Jenkins
4 15 (50.00%) JMeter
5 13 (43.33%) Burp Suite
5 13 (43.33%) HP UFT
5 13 (43.33%) LoadRunner
6 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
6 7 (23.33%) SonarQube
7 3 (10.00%) Selenium
8 2 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
9 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
9 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (20.00%) Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (20.00%) JIRA Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) REST
2 5 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.33%) Kafka
4 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) Spring Batch
4 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
1 12 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Coaching
1 25 (83.33%) Mentoring
1 25 (83.33%) Microservices
2 22 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (66.67%) BDD
3 20 (66.67%) DevOps
4 19 (63.33%) SFIA
5 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (56.67%) SDLC
6 13 (43.33%) OWASP
6 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
6 13 (43.33%) Web Operations
7 12 (40.00%) Service Management
8 11 (36.67%) ITIL
8 11 (36.67%) Test Management
9 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
9 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
9 7 (23.33%) Static Code Analysis
9 7 (23.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (23.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) WCAG
2 4 (13.33%) QA
3 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Docker
2 4 (13.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Nessus
2 8 (26.67%) Puppet
3 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.00%) Terraform
5 2 (6.67%) Ansible
6 1 (3.33%) Grafana
6 1 (3.33%) Graylog
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) HP
1 1 (3.33%) Informatica
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.33%) ThinPrint