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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kanban
England / West Midlands
Rank 82 101 88
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing Kanban 41 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 0.88% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.08% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 7
Median daily rate £413 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £470 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £28.13

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
1915 1950 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.33% 81.52% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1058 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 64 91
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

Kanban Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Kanban
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Kanban Hourly Rate Trend 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 18 January 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 +4 19 £431 -21.68% 6
Birmingham - 6 £370 - 1
Shropshire +13 5 £475 -5.00%
Worcestershire - 3 £400 - 1
Staffordshire -1 1 £345 -18.82% 3
Warwickshire -6 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 75 (98.68%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (93.42%) Scrum
3 38 (50.00%) TDD
3 38 (50.00%) BDD
4 27 (35.53%) HTML
4 27 (35.53%) CSS
4 27 (35.53%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (32.89%) HTML5
6 20 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (23.68%) Continuous Deployment
7 18 (23.68%) Java
8 17 (22.37%) .NET
8 17 (22.37%) C#
8 17 (22.37%) MVC
9 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (21.05%) Cucumber
10 15 (19.74%) Entity Framework
10 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
10 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
10 15 (19.74%) SOLID
11 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
11 14 (18.42%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (18.42%) CQRS
11 14 (18.42%) Dapper ORM
12 13 (17.11%) Sass
12 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
12 13 (17.11%) SaaS
12 13 (17.11%) Waterfall

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 8 (10.53%) Confluence
2 7 (9.21%) Documentum
3 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 7 (9.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (9.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.11%) SaaS
3 12 (15.79%) IaaS
3 12 (15.79%) PaaS
4 3 (3.95%) GitHub
5 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Firewall
1 1 (1.32%) LDAP
1 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Big Data
2 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.32%) MS Access
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 12 (15.79%) JIRA
3 12 (15.79%) Selenium
4 7 (9.21%) Axure RP
4 7 (9.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (9.21%) Grunt
4 7 (9.21%) gulp
4 7 (9.21%) JUnit
5 6 (7.89%) Protractor
5 6 (7.89%) SoapUI
5 6 (7.89%) SonarQube
5 6 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (7.89%) Travis CI
6 4 (5.26%) Ant
6 4 (5.26%) Gradle
6 4 (5.26%) Maven
6 4 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (11.84%) Marketing
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) .NET Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (9.21%) Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Agile Developer
5 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (7.89%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Scrum Master
5 6 (7.89%) Tester
5 6 (7.89%) User Researcher
6 5 (6.58%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Angular Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.26%) QA Tester
7 4 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.53%) CSS
1 27 (35.53%) HTML
2 25 (32.89%) HTML5
3 17 (22.37%) .NET
4 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
4 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
4 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (19.74%) Entity Framework
5 14 (18.42%) Dapper ORM
6 13 (17.11%) Sass
7 12 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 12 (15.79%) CSS3
7 12 (15.79%) LESS
8 11 (14.47%) Node.js
9 9 (11.84%) RESTful
10 8 (10.53%) jQuery
11 7 (9.21%) XML
12 6 (7.89%) React
12 6 (7.89%) Web Services
13 5 (6.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Social Media
1 8 (10.53%) User Experience
2 7 (9.21%) Psychology
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.32%) IVR
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Android
1 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (98.68%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (93.42%) Scrum
3 38 (50.00%) BDD
3 38 (50.00%) TDD
4 27 (35.53%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (23.68%) Continuous Deployment
7 17 (22.37%) MVC
8 15 (19.74%) SOLID
9 14 (18.42%) CQRS
9 14 (18.42%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (17.11%) Waterfall
11 12 (15.79%) OO
12 11 (14.47%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 11 (14.47%) Open Source
13 10 (13.16%) Automated Testing
13 10 (13.16%) Front End Development
13 10 (13.16%) User Stories
14 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) Java
2 17 (22.37%) C#
3 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.95%) ES6
4 3 (3.95%) SQL
5 2 (2.63%) Groovy
5 2 (2.63%) Scala
5 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.32%) C
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) ISEB
3 4 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) CITP
5 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (1.32%) Grafana
4 1 (1.32%) Kibana
4 1 (1.32%) logstash
4 1 (1.32%) rkt
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Adobe
3 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.63%) Pega
4 1 (1.32%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.32%) Avaya
4 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.32%) Genesys
4 1 (1.32%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) hybris
4 1 (1.32%) KANA
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) Splunk
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