Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Kanban skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kanban over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Kanban
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 77 95
Rank change year-on-year +18 +18 -5
Contract jobs citing Kanban 41 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.86% 1.18% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 1.43% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 12
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £438 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +32.58% -20.00%
10th Percentile £372 £398 £304
90th Percentile £538 £514 £345
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £470 £406
% change year-on-year +1.06% +15.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £32.25

Kanban is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,187 1,255 1,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.66% 82.57% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 910 845
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 17 31
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.60 £47.45 £36.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
% change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -16.67%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Kanban as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in Birmingham

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Kanban in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in Birmingham

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Kanban also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (95.12%) Scrum
3 28 (68.29%) TDD
4 26 (63.41%) Java
5 25 (60.98%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (58.54%) J2EE
6 24 (58.54%) Web Services
7 23 (56.10%) Spring
7 23 (56.10%) RESTful
7 23 (56.10%) BDD
7 23 (56.10%) Jenkins
7 23 (56.10%) Apache Camel
8 22 (53.66%) Git (software)
9 21 (51.22%) DbUnit
9 21 (51.22%) Mockito
9 21 (51.22%) Maven
9 21 (51.22%) jMock
9 21 (51.22%) SOAP
9 21 (51.22%) JUnit
9 21 (51.22%) PowerMock
9 21 (51.22%) SonarQube
9 21 (51.22%) Spring Boot
10 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
11 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
12 14 (34.15%) E-Commerce
13 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
13 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (19.51%) vSphere
14 8 (19.51%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (7.32%) Apache
1 3 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (7.32%) JBoss
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (19.51%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) PaaS
4 2 (4.88%) IaaS
4 2 (4.88%) SaaS
5 1 (2.44%) Azure Functions
5 1 (2.44%) BrowserStack
5 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.44%) GitHub
5 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) VoIP
2 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.44%) Power BI
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Jenkins
2 22 (53.66%) Git (software)
3 21 (51.22%) DbUnit
3 21 (51.22%) jMock
3 21 (51.22%) JUnit
3 21 (51.22%) Maven
3 21 (51.22%) Mockito
3 21 (51.22%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) GitLab
5 1 (2.44%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.63%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Java Developer
3 16 (39.02%) J2EE Developer
3 16 (39.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (36.59%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Scrum Master
6 3 (7.32%) Azure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Hybris Architect
6 3 (7.32%) SAP Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.88%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Agile Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) J2EE
1 24 (58.54%) Web Services
2 23 (56.10%) Apache Camel
2 23 (56.10%) RESTful
2 23 (56.10%) Spring
3 21 (51.22%) PowerMock
3 21 (51.22%) SOAP
3 21 (51.22%) Spring Boot
4 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
5 6 (14.63%) .NET
6 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (9.76%) JPA
7 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (9.76%) React
7 4 (9.76%) XML
8 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (7.32%) Apache CXF
8 3 (7.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) NHS
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Blog
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (95.12%) Scrum
3 28 (68.29%) TDD
4 25 (60.98%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (56.10%) BDD
6 14 (34.15%) E-Commerce
7 8 (19.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.20%) Open Source
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.76%) Microservices
9 4 (9.76%) MVC
9 4 (9.76%) OO
9 4 (9.76%) SDLC
10 3 (7.32%) Coaching
10 3 (7.32%) DevOps
10 3 (7.32%) Mobile Development
10 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) SOA
10 3 (7.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (19.51%) vSphere
2 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) VMware
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) hybris
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.44%) Splunk
5 1 (2.44%) Tableau