Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 137 180
Rank change year-on-year +11 +43 -
Contract jobs citing Slack 42 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.22% 0.56% 0.099%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.04% 6.61% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £522 £480 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +16.36% -
10th Percentile £398 £415 £401
90th Percentile £588 £543 £434
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £480 £413
% change year-on-year -1.04% +16.36% -
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 597 242 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.34% 8.47% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 155 244
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.98% +10.31%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £450
% change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +106.61% -
10th Percentile £14.05 £18.70 £10.24
90th Percentile £31.66 £39.10 £16.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £12.80
% change year-on-year +18.03% +19.14% -

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +8 38 £522 +8.75% 1
Slack
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 40 (95.24%) JIRA
1 40 (95.24%) Confluence
2 35 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (78.57%) Microservices
5 32 (76.19%) Java
6 30 (71.43%) Software Engineering
7 29 (69.05%) SFIA
8 28 (66.67%) Cucumber
8 28 (66.67%) Node.js
8 28 (66.67%) Jenkins
8 28 (66.67%) Linux
9 27 (64.29%) SQL
9 27 (64.29%) MySQL
9 27 (64.29%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (64.29%) NoSQL
9 27 (64.29%) BDD
9 27 (64.29%) MongoDB
10 26 (61.90%) Mentoring
10 26 (61.90%) Coaching
10 26 (61.90%) Scrum
10 26 (61.90%) TDD
10 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
10 26 (61.90%) Open Source
11 25 (59.52%) Terraform
12 24 (57.14%) REST
12 24 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (54.76%) Kanban
13 23 (54.76%) Puppet
14 22 (52.38%) Test Automation

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 40 (95.24%) Confluence
2 17 (40.48%) Apache
3 6 (14.29%) nginx
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Trello
2 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.76%) GitHub
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) MongoDB
1 27 (64.29%) MySQL
1 27 (64.29%) NoSQL
1 27 (64.29%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (45.24%) Apache Hive
2 19 (45.24%) Big Data
3 17 (40.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (95.24%) JIRA
2 35 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 28 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 28 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 21 (50.00%) JUnit
5 17 (40.48%) Artifactory
5 17 (40.48%) Jasmine
6 4 (9.52%) SonarQube
7 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Software Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Java Developer
4 9 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Software Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Java Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (11.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (11.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
9 3 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) Node.js
2 24 (57.14%) REST
3 21 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
4 19 (45.24%) ActiveMQ
4 19 (45.24%) Kafka
5 14 (33.33%) Spring
5 14 (33.33%) Spring Batch
5 14 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 14 (33.33%) Spring Security
6 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (4.76%) Sensu
7 1 (2.38%) OAuth
7 1 (2.38%) OpenID
7 1 (2.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Linux
2 24 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (78.57%) Microservices
3 30 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 29 (69.05%) SFIA
5 27 (64.29%) BDD
6 26 (61.90%) Coaching
6 26 (61.90%) Mentoring
6 26 (61.90%) Open Source
6 26 (61.90%) Scrum
6 26 (61.90%) TDD
7 23 (54.76%) Kanban
8 22 (52.38%) Test Automation
9 17 (40.48%) Integration Testing
10 12 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (28.57%) User Stories
11 9 (21.43%) DevOps
12 7 (16.67%) SDLC
13 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
15 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) Java
2 27 (64.29%) SQL
3 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) Go
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (59.52%) Terraform
2 23 (54.76%) Puppet
3 21 (50.00%) Grafana
4 19 (45.24%) Graylog
5 4 (9.52%) Ansible
6 2 (4.76%) Consul
6 2 (4.76%) Graphite
6 2 (4.76%) HAProxy
6 2 (4.76%) Kibana
6 2 (4.76%) Packer
6 2 (4.76%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.14%) Micro Focus