Period
to 16 December 2017

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 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 - 187
Rank change year-on-year - +187 -
Contract jobs citing Slack 52 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.72% - 0.023%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.41% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 0 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £535 - £425
10th Percentile £413 - £413
90th Percentile £638 - £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £250 £425
% change year-on-year +114.00% -41.18% -
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 419 289 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.89% 8.41% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 201 167
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £216 £313 £300
90th Percentile £612 £588 £580
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% -34.74% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +32.26% +29.17% -20.00%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 - 52 £535 - 1
Slack
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Slack.

1 49 (94.23%) Confluence
2 48 (92.31%) JIRA
3 44 (84.62%) Git (software)
4 42 (80.77%) Microservices
5 38 (73.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (73.08%) Linux
6 36 (69.23%) Jenkins
7 35 (67.31%) Software Engineering
8 34 (65.38%) Mentoring
8 34 (65.38%) Coaching
9 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (55.77%) MySQL
10 29 (55.77%) MongoDB
11 27 (51.92%) Node.js
11 27 (51.92%) Test Automation
11 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
11 27 (51.92%) SFIA
12 25 (48.08%) Java
12 25 (48.08%) REST
12 25 (48.08%) BDD
13 24 (46.15%) NoSQL
13 24 (46.15%) Cucumber
13 24 (46.15%) Open Source
13 24 (46.15%) SQL
13 24 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (46.15%) TDD
14 23 (44.23%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (42.31%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (36.54%) DevOps
17 18 (34.62%) Scrum

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 49 (94.23%) Confluence
2 17 (32.69%) nginx
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Trello
2 6 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.77%) GitHub
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (55.77%) MongoDB
1 29 (55.77%) MySQL
2 24 (46.15%) NoSQL
2 24 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (42.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (92.31%) JIRA
2 44 (84.62%) Git (software)
3 36 (69.23%) Jenkins
4 24 (46.15%) Cucumber
5 17 (32.69%) Jasmine
5 17 (32.69%) JUnit
5 17 (32.69%) SonarQube
6 3 (5.77%) Grunt
6 3 (5.77%) gulp
7 2 (3.85%) Babel
8 1 (1.92%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.92%) Burp Suite
8 1 (1.92%) git-flow
8 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.92%) JMeter
8 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.92%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Billing
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Software Engineer
2 17 (32.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) Java Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (21.15%) Senior DevOps
4 11 (21.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (19.23%) Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 6 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (11.54%) JavaScript Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Lead DevOps
6 6 (11.54%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Agile Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) Node.js
2 25 (48.08%) REST
3 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
3 3 (5.77%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (3.85%) CSS3
4 2 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.92%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.92%) Dropwizard
5 1 (1.92%) Handlebars
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) Kafka
5 1 (1.92%) Mustache
5 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
5 1 (1.92%) Spring Batch
5 1 (1.92%) Spring Integration
5 1 (1.92%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Clustering
2 6 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) Linux
1 38 (73.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Microservices
2 35 (67.31%) Software Engineering
3 34 (65.38%) Coaching
3 34 (65.38%) Mentoring
4 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (51.92%) SFIA
5 27 (51.92%) Test Automation
6 25 (48.08%) BDD
7 24 (46.15%) Open Source
7 24 (46.15%) TDD
8 23 (44.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (36.54%) DevOps
10 18 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (34.62%) Kanban
10 18 (34.62%) Scrum
11 17 (32.69%) Configuration Management
11 17 (32.69%) Load Balancing
11 17 (32.69%) Static Code Analysis
12 14 (26.92%) SDLC
13 13 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 25 (48.08%) Java
3 24 (46.15%) SQL
4 17 (32.69%) Bash Shell
4 17 (32.69%) Python
5 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
6 6 (11.54%) Perl
7 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) Docker
2 9 (17.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) Puppet
2 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (13.46%) Terraform
4 6 (11.54%) Ansible
5 4 (7.69%) Rancher
6 3 (5.77%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.92%) Grafana
7 1 (1.92%) Graylog
7 1 (1.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Progress
3 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow