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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kanban
Rank 106 122 122
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Kanban 29 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 0.26% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.35% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 1
Average daily rate £468 £400 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -14.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £409 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.64% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - £180.00
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
2342 2023 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.40% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1211 935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 101 97
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Coventry 0 11 £469 -
Birmingham +4 8 £450 +11.11% 1
Shropshire - 5 £461 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £450 -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 49 (100.00%) Scrum
2 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (46.94%) TDD
4 19 (38.78%) BDD
5 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (22.45%) ISEB
6 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (20.41%) Coaching
8 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
8 9 (18.37%) C#
8 9 (18.37%) .NET
8 9 (18.37%) MVC
9 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (16.33%) SQL
9 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
10 7 (14.29%) Pega
10 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (14.29%) Java
10 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 7 (14.29%) Software Delivery
10 7 (14.29%) SOLID
11 6 (12.24%) User Stories
11 6 (12.24%) Finance
11 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
11 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
12 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
12 5 (10.20%) Feature Driven Development
12 5 (10.20%) Git (software)

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (8.16%) Confluence
2 3 (6.12%) Node.js
3 2 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 2 (4.08%) Liferay
3 2 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
1 4 (8.16%) Pentaho
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Gatling
4 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) VersionOne
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Scrum Master
2 9 (18.37%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Coach
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
5 5 (10.20%) CRM Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Software Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
4 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (8.16%) Entity Framework
4 4 (8.16%) LINQ
4 4 (8.16%) Task Parallel Library
4 4 (8.16%) Web Services
5 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.12%) Backbone.js
5 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (6.12%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.08%) J2EE
6 2 (4.08%) Spring
6 2 (4.08%) XBRL
6 2 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Scrum
2 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (46.94%) TDD
4 19 (38.78%) BDD
5 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.41%) Coaching
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
7 9 (18.37%) MVC
8 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 7 (14.29%) SOLID
10 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
10 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
10 6 (12.24%) User Stories
11 5 (10.20%) CRM
11 5 (10.20%) Feature Driven Development
11 5 (10.20%) System Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
12 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) C#
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) ISEB
2 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Pega
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) Cloudera
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) Adobe
5 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.04%) HP