Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - -
Contract jobs citing Slack 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.56% 1.02% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.07% 9.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
Warrington median daily rate £535 £415 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.92% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £535 £415 -
% change year-on-year +28.92% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Warrington with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 58 43 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 21.25% 10.97% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 16
Warrington median daily rate £500 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +33.33%
10th Percentile £290 £250 £306
90th Percentile £649 £744 £713
Cheshire median daily rate £475 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +8.57% +6.71% +7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £12.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year - -62.22% +114.29%

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing Slack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for Slack in Warrington

Slack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Slack in Warrington

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 Warrington region with a requirement for Slack.

1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Confluence
1 7 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (100.00%) Coaching
1 7 (100.00%) Microservices
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) SonarQube
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Static Code Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) nginx
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) HTTP
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Clustering
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 5 (71.43%) Xen
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) Kanban

Slack
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 7 (100.00%) Confluence
2 6 (85.71%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) SonarQube
3 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Coaching
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (100.00%) Microservices
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Static Code Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) Kanban
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) SFIA
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 5 (71.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (71.43%) Rancher
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Nessus
3 1 (14.29%) Terraform