Period
to 15 August 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 15 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 95 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - -
Contract jobs citing Slack 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.70% 0.11% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.52% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £625 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.00% - -
North East median daily rate £475 £625 -
% change year-on-year -24.00% - -
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 199 102 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.04% 10.94% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 83 78
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £390 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.10% +5.02%
10th Percentile £270 £219 £284
90th Percentile £565 £555 £521
North East median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 - £28.00
10th Percentile £12.75 - £14.28
90th Percentile £14.25 - £30.60
North East median hourly rate £15.20 - £16.30

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 15 August 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 15 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 7 £475 -24.00%
Slack
North East

For the 6 months to 15 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Slack.

1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Microservices
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) Confluence
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) JMeter
5 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
5 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
5 3 (42.86%) WCAG
5 3 (42.86%) Nessus
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Puppet
5 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 3 (42.86%) REST
5 3 (42.86%) OWASP
5 3 (42.86%) nginx
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 3 (42.86%) Docker
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 3 (42.86%) Burp Suite

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 5 (71.43%) Confluence
2 3 (42.86%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Burp Suite
3 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
4 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Database Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) React
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (14.29%) LESS
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Microservices
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) OWASP
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) SFIA
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) API Design
4 2 (28.57%) API Development
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
4 2 (28.57%) Domain Models
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Secure Coding
4 2 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Nessus
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Terraform
3 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft