Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 93 127
Rank change year-on-year +36 +34 +6
Contract jobs citing Slack 20 44 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.25% 1.69% 1.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.56% 6.44% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 36
Median daily rate £513 £500 £522
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% -4.21% +8.75%
10th Percentile £455 £403 £394
90th Percentile £550 £588 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £501 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.20% +5.26% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 305 683 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.31% 26.20% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 489 434
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £295 £307 £318
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Median hourly rate £27.43 £12.00 £14.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.54% -17.58% -38.04%
10th Percentile £24.45 £10.67 £13.62
90th Percentile £33.64 £26.94 £27.57
Median hourly rate £23.55 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +81.13% -27.78% +18.03%

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Slack in West Yorkshire

Slack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Slack in West Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Slack in West Yorkshire

Slack
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Slack in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 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 +19 20 £513 +2.60% 5
Slack
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) JIRA
1 20 (100.00%) Confluence
2 19 (95.00%) AWS
2 19 (95.00%) Splunk
2 19 (95.00%) Kanban
2 19 (95.00%) Scrum
2 19 (95.00%) AppDynamics
3 17 (85.00%) SSL
3 17 (85.00%) F5
4 15 (75.00%) REST
4 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 15 (75.00%) Java
4 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
5 14 (70.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (70.00%) Spring Boot
5 14 (70.00%) Spring
5 14 (70.00%) Maven
5 14 (70.00%) GitHub
6 13 (65.00%) Mule
6 13 (65.00%) JSON
6 13 (65.00%) Selenium
6 13 (65.00%) Pair Programming
6 13 (65.00%) Finance
6 13 (65.00%) JUnit
6 13 (65.00%) Mobile App
6 13 (65.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (65.00%) Node.js
6 13 (65.00%) Redux

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 20 (100.00%) Confluence
2 13 (65.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (65.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 19 (95.00%) AWS
2 14 (70.00%) GitHub
3 12 (60.00%) GCP
3 12 (60.00%) npm
4 1 (5.00%) Azure
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) SSL
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) JIRA
2 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (70.00%) Maven
3 14 (70.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (65.00%) JUnit
4 13 (65.00%) Selenium
5 12 (60.00%) Mockito
6 1 (5.00%) Android Studio
6 1 (5.00%) CocoaPods
6 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.00%) Gatling
6 1 (5.00%) GitLab
6 1 (5.00%) JMeter
6 1 (5.00%) Postman
6 1 (5.00%) REST Assured
6 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
6 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) REST
2 14 (70.00%) Spring
2 14 (70.00%) Spring Boot
3 13 (65.00%) Jest
3 13 (65.00%) JSON
3 13 (65.00%) Node.js
3 13 (65.00%) Redux
4 12 (60.00%) Enzyme
4 12 (60.00%) WireMock
5 11 (55.00%) Express
6 2 (10.00%) React
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (30.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) Kanban
2 19 (95.00%) Scrum
3 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (65.00%) Pair Programming
5 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 12 (60.00%) Performance Testing
5 12 (60.00%) Security Testing
5 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (60.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (50.00%) DevOps
7 9 (45.00%) Change Management
7 9 (45.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (30.00%) Lean UX
9 6 (30.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) ES6
3 6 (30.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (5.00%) Java 8
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) AppDynamics
1 19 (95.00%) Splunk
2 17 (85.00%) F5
3 12 (60.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) IBM