The table below looks at the statistics for Kanban skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kanban
Rank 108 100 103
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Kanban 17 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.51% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.73% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate £525 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £357 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £445 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Kanban
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2043 1505 1542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.69% 69.84% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 869 842
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 97 78
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kanban across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Kanban Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Kanban
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kanban across the West Midlands region.

Kanban Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Kanban
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kanban across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Kanban Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 6 £500 -
Coventry -5 3 £550 +29.41% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £450 -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Kanban also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Kanban.

1 26 (100.00%) Scrum
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 7 (26.92%) Pega
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) Coaching
7 6 (23.08%) Software Delivery
8 5 (19.23%) User Stories
8 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
8 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
8 5 (19.23%) BDD
8 5 (19.23%) ISEB
8 5 (19.23%) CRM
8 5 (19.23%) System Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (15.38%) Games
9 4 (15.38%) Feature Driven Development
10 3 (11.54%) ATDD
10 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
11 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
11 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
11 2 (7.69%) Finance
11 2 (7.69%) CMS

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Kanban also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Kanban. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (7.69%) CMS
1 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) RequisitePro
General
1 4 (15.38%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Coach
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) CRM Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum Master
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Chief Architect
5 2 (7.69%) CMS Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Software Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Web Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.85%) JMS
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (100.00%) Scrum
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 6 (23.08%) Coaching
6 6 (23.08%) Software Delivery
7 5 (19.23%) BDD
7 5 (19.23%) CRM
7 5 (19.23%) System Testing
7 5 (19.23%) User Stories
8 4 (15.38%) Feature Driven Development
8 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.54%) ATDD
9 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
10 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
11 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) PHP
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Pega
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore