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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kanban
Rank 112 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Kanban 27 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.31% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.41% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 2
Median daily rate £463 £400 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £391 £472
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+24.28% -
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
2323 1946 1781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.71% 76.52% 75.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 1209 935
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 90 112
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham +12 12 £330 - 3
Coventry - 8 £463 - 1
Shropshire - 5 £499 -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) Scrum
2 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) BDD
4 14 (31.82%) TDD
5 11 (25.00%) ISEB
5 11 (25.00%) Coaching
6 9 (20.45%) C#
6 9 (20.45%) SQL
6 9 (20.45%) .NET
6 9 (20.45%) MVC
6 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 8 (18.18%) Finance
7 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.91%) Java
8 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
8 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
8 7 (15.91%) Pega
8 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.91%) Software Delivery
8 7 (15.91%) SOLID
9 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.64%) Requirements Engineering
9 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Oracle
9 6 (13.64%) UML
10 5 (11.36%) Web Services

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 4 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (6.82%) Node.js
3 2 (4.55%) Liferay
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 4 (9.09%) Pentaho
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) Gatling
4 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) VersionOne
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Coach
4 6 (13.64%) Business IT Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) IT Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) IT Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Scrum Master
4 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Agile Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Digital Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Software Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (11.36%) Web Services
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 4 (9.09%) LINQ
4 4 (9.09%) Task Parallel Library
5 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.82%) Backbone.js
5 3 (6.82%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (6.82%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.55%) J2EE
6 2 (4.55%) Spring
6 2 (4.55%) XBRL
6 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Scrum
2 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) BDD
4 14 (31.82%) TDD
5 11 (25.00%) Coaching
6 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.45%) MVC
7 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
8 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.91%) Software Delivery
8 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.91%) SOLID
8 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.64%) Requirements Engineering
9 6 (13.64%) UML
9 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.09%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) C#
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) Java
3 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Pega
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) Cloudera
4 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore