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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kanban
England / West Midlands
Rank 74 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -10
Contract jobs citing Kanban 47 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.94% 0.55% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 3
Median daily rate £410 £500 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £463 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
1914 2099 1662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.16% 82.38% 73.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1228 1188 964
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 45 103
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.46% -32.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Kanban as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +10 18 £415 -19.02% 3
Birmingham - 10 £370 - 4
Shropshire +30 8 £500 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £345 - 2
Worcestershire -1 1 £400 -11.11% 4
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £388 -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kanban 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 85 (95.51%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (89.89%) Scrum
3 39 (43.82%) BDD
4 38 (42.70%) TDD
5 30 (33.71%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (31.46%) HTML
6 28 (31.46%) CSS
7 26 (29.21%) HTML5
8 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
9 20 (22.47%) MVC
9 20 (22.47%) .NET
9 20 (22.47%) Continuous Deployment
10 19 (21.35%) C#
11 18 (20.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
12 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (17.98%) .NET Framework
13 16 (17.98%) Java
13 16 (17.98%) Domain-Driven Design
13 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (17.98%) SaaS
13 16 (17.98%) Entity Framework
13 16 (17.98%) SOLID
14 15 (16.85%) PaaS
14 15 (16.85%) Cucumber
14 15 (16.85%) IaaS
15 14 (15.73%) Sass
15 14 (15.73%) CQRS
15 14 (15.73%) User Experience

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (7.87%) Confluence
2 3 (3.37%) Documentum
2 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Visio
2 12 (13.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (13.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (17.98%) SaaS
3 15 (16.85%) IaaS
3 15 (16.85%) PaaS
4 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.37%) GitHub
5 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.37%) MS Access
2 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Cucumber
2 14 (15.73%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (13.48%) Axure RP
3 12 (13.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 11 (12.36%) JIRA
5 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.87%) gulp
6 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.87%) JUnit
6 7 (7.87%) Selenium
7 6 (6.74%) Grunt
8 5 (5.62%) Protractor
9 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
9 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.37%) JHipster
10 3 (3.37%) Mockito
10 3 (3.37%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.37%) SonarQube
10 3 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (3.37%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (15.73%) Marketing
2 5 (5.62%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Automotive
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (42.70%) Developer
2 16 (17.98%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.36%) Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) User Researcher
5 9 (10.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (7.87%) Agile Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Architect
7 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Agile Coach
8 5 (5.62%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.62%) CRM Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Scrum Master
9 4 (4.49%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) CSS
1 28 (31.46%) HTML
2 26 (29.21%) HTML5
3 20 (22.47%) .NET
4 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
5 16 (17.98%) .NET Framework
5 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (17.98%) Entity Framework
6 14 (15.73%) Dapper ORM
6 14 (15.73%) Sass
7 12 (13.48%) LESS
8 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
8 11 (12.36%) CSS3
9 9 (10.11%) Node.js
9 9 (10.11%) RESTful
10 8 (8.99%) jQuery
11 7 (7.87%) Gherkin
11 7 (7.87%) XML
12 6 (6.74%) Web Services
13 5 (5.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) User Experience
2 13 (14.61%) Social Media
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Android
1 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (95.51%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (89.89%) Scrum
3 39 (43.82%) BDD
4 38 (42.70%) TDD
5 30 (33.71%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (22.47%) Continuous Deployment
6 20 (22.47%) MVC
7 18 (20.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (17.98%) Domain-Driven Design
9 16 (17.98%) SOLID
10 14 (15.73%) Change Management
10 14 (15.73%) CQRS
10 14 (15.73%) PRINCE2
10 14 (15.73%) Project Management
10 14 (15.73%) Usability Testing
11 13 (14.61%) Waterfall
12 12 (13.48%) Cognitive Psychology
12 12 (13.48%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 12 (13.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) C#
2 16 (17.98%) Java
3 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.49%) SQL
5 3 (3.37%) ES6
5 3 (3.37%) Scala
5 3 (3.37%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.25%) Groovy
7 1 (1.12%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.12%) C
7 1 (1.12%) PHP
7 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) ISEB
3 5 (5.62%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Puppet
2 3 (3.37%) Grafana
2 3 (3.37%) Kibana
2 3 (3.37%) logstash
2 3 (3.37%) rkt
3 2 (2.25%) Ansible
3 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) Adobe
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.37%) Splunk
5 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.12%) CODA
6 1 (1.12%) Google
6 1 (1.12%) Pega
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) WSO2
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