Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 112 107
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -
Contract jobs citing Slack 21 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.94% 1.33% 1.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.13% 6.05% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 38 77
West Yorkshire median daily rate £575 £500 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -6.54% -
10th Percentile £481 £422 £413
90th Percentile £650 £583 £641
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £535
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.54% +114.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 672 727 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 29.99% 21.99% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 497 339
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +1.74% +2.38%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £247
90th Percentile £597 £596 £613
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.02 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.16% +12.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.25 £10.85
90th Percentile £35.00 £24.24 £20.15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.02 £14.85 £16.50
% change year-on-year +41.57% -10.00% -1.49%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 +5 21 £575 +15.00% 3
Slack
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 21 (100.00%) Scrum
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) JIRA
1 21 (100.00%) Confluence
2 17 (80.95%) REST
2 17 (80.95%) Kanban
2 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
3 16 (76.19%) JSON
3 16 (76.19%) GitHub
3 16 (76.19%) Jenkins
3 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
3 16 (76.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (52.38%) Finance
5 10 (47.62%) Xcode
5 10 (47.62%) Java
5 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
5 10 (47.62%) Node.js
5 10 (47.62%) Spring
5 10 (47.62%) Maven
5 10 (47.62%) Spring Boot
5 10 (47.62%) Apple Swift
5 10 (47.62%) User Experience
5 10 (47.62%) AppDynamics
5 10 (47.62%) iOS Development
5 10 (47.62%) Mobile App
5 10 (47.62%) Splunk
6 9 (42.86%) Banking
7 8 (38.10%) Android
7 8 (38.10%) Android Development
8 7 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 21 (100.00%) Confluence
2 6 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (28.57%) Mule
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (76.19%) GitHub
2 6 (28.57%) AWS
2 6 (28.57%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) JIRA
2 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
2 16 (76.19%) Jenkins
2 16 (76.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (47.62%) Maven
3 10 (47.62%) Xcode
4 7 (33.33%) Selenium
5 6 (28.57%) JUnit
5 6 (28.57%) Mockito
6 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Financial Institution
4 4 (19.05%) Public Sector
5 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
6 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) REST
2 16 (76.19%) JSON
3 10 (47.62%) Node.js
3 10 (47.62%) Spring
3 10 (47.62%) Spring Boot
4 6 (28.57%) Enzyme
4 6 (28.57%) Express
4 6 (28.57%) Jest
4 6 (28.57%) Redux
4 6 (28.57%) WireMock
5 4 (19.05%) React
6 2 (9.52%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Mobile App
1 10 (47.62%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (19.05%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
2 8 (38.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) Scrum
2 17 (80.95%) Kanban
2 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
3 10 (47.62%) iOS Development
4 8 (38.10%) Android Development
5 7 (33.33%) Change Management
5 7 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 6 (28.57%) DevOps
6 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 6 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 6 (28.57%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 6 (28.57%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Information Governance
7 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Apple Swift
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) ES6
3 4 (19.05%) Java 8
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) AppDynamics
1 10 (47.62%) Splunk
2 6 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 6 (28.57%) F5
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle