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 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 111 114 103
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Kanban 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£438 £625 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £389 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
1830 1869 1388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.31% 74.61% 68.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1113 1003 702
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 130 59
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -27.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015. 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
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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
Birmingham - 1 £375 - 1
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) OLAP
6 2 (18.18%) System Testing
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) SCOM

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) OLAP
1 2 (18.18%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Architect
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps Architect
1 2 (18.18%) AWS Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Head of Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Head of Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Head of Development
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) System Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM