Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 October 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 122 172
Rank change year-on-year -4 +50 -
Contract jobs citing Slack 46 34 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.34% 1.15% 0.080%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.18% 10.37% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 58 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £535 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +29.70% -
10th Percentile £413 £414 £401
90th Percentile £575 £638 £434
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £535 £400
% change year-on-year -1.87% +33.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 641 328 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.62% 11.12% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 237 256
West Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £315 £213 £316
90th Percentile £588 £600 £613
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +1.74% -4.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.37% +26.67% -36.84%
10th Percentile £13.62 £12.70 £11.28
90th Percentile £27.57 £24.38 £26.78
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.78 £19.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -22.21% +22.58% -13.29%

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Slack in West Yorkshire

Slack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Slack in West Yorkshire

Slack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Slack in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Slack in West Yorkshire

Slack
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Slack within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Leeds +2 42 £525 -1.87% 8
Slack
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Slack.

1 44 (95.65%) JIRA
2 43 (93.48%) Confluence
3 36 (78.26%) Microservices
4 35 (76.09%) Git (software)
4 35 (76.09%) Java
5 34 (73.91%) Software Engineering
6 33 (71.74%) Linux
7 32 (69.57%) Node.js
8 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
9 30 (65.22%) MySQL
9 30 (65.22%) MongoDB
10 27 (58.70%) NoSQL
10 27 (58.70%) SQL
10 27 (58.70%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (58.70%) TDD
10 27 (58.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (56.52%) Test Automation
11 26 (56.52%) Cucumber
11 26 (56.52%) BDD
12 24 (52.17%) Mentoring
12 24 (52.17%) Coaching
13 22 (47.83%) SDLC
14 21 (45.65%) REST
15 19 (41.30%) Terraform
16 17 (36.96%) Puppet
17 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
17 14 (30.43%) Grafana
18 13 (28.26%) DevOps
18 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration

Slack
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 43 (93.48%) Confluence
2 7 (15.22%) Apache
3 6 (13.04%) nginx
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Trello
3 4 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.52%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (6.52%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.52%) Route 53
4 3 (6.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (4.35%) GitHub
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (65.22%) MongoDB
1 30 (65.22%) MySQL
2 27 (58.70%) NoSQL
2 27 (58.70%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (19.57%) Apache Hive
3 9 (19.57%) Big Data
4 4 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 44 (95.65%) JIRA
2 35 (76.09%) Git (software)
3 26 (56.52%) Cucumber
4 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
5 7 (15.22%) Artifactory
5 7 (15.22%) SonarQube
6 3 (6.52%) GitLab
7 2 (4.35%) JUnit
7 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.17%) Burp Suite
8 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.17%) JMeter
8 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Software Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (10.87%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (10.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Product Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Product Owner
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (69.57%) Node.js
2 21 (45.65%) REST
3 11 (23.91%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (19.57%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (19.57%) Kafka
5 5 (10.87%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (10.87%) Spring
5 5 (10.87%) Spring Batch
5 5 (10.87%) Spring Boot
5 5 (10.87%) Spring Security
6 2 (4.35%) RESTful
6 2 (4.35%) Sensu
7 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Linux
2 27 (58.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.87%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Microservices
2 34 (73.91%) Software Engineering
3 27 (58.70%) TDD
4 26 (56.52%) BDD
4 26 (56.52%) Test Automation
5 24 (52.17%) Coaching
5 24 (52.17%) Mentoring
6 22 (47.83%) SDLC
7 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.26%) DevOps
8 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (21.74%) Open Source
10 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
11 8 (17.39%) SFIA
12 7 (15.22%) Scrum
13 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
13 5 (10.87%) User Stories
14 4 (8.70%) Requirements Engineering
14 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) Java
2 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
3 27 (58.70%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) Go
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (41.30%) Terraform
2 17 (36.96%) Puppet
3 14 (30.43%) Grafana
4 9 (19.57%) Graylog
5 5 (10.87%) Packer
5 5 (10.87%) Prometheus
6 4 (8.70%) Ansible
6 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (6.52%) Kubernetes
7 3 (6.52%) Rancher
8 2 (4.35%) Consul
8 2 (4.35%) Graphite
8 2 (4.35%) HAProxy
8 2 (4.35%) Kibana
9 1 (2.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Black Duck
1 3 (6.52%) Micro Focus
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat