Period
to 23 October 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 61 78
Rank change year-on-year +31 +17 +18
Contract jobs citing Kanban 66 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.92% 2.86% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 3.45% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 10
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +32.58%
10th Percentile £400 £372 £398
90th Percentile £565 £538 £514
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +15.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 1,123 1,188 1,257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.74% 82.73% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 811 912
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -3.13%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £238
90th Percentile £600 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 43 17
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £86.20 £23.60 £47.45
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £24.98
% change year-on-year +23.33% -39.95% +38.78%

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 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 66 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (81.82%) Scrum
3 41 (62.12%) Web Services
4 37 (56.06%) Java
4 37 (56.06%) Git (software)
5 36 (54.55%) AWS
6 34 (51.52%) TDD
6 34 (51.52%) BDD
6 34 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (48.48%) RESTful
7 32 (48.48%) Jenkins
8 31 (46.97%) PowerMock
8 31 (46.97%) Mockito
8 31 (46.97%) DbUnit
8 31 (46.97%) jMock
8 31 (46.97%) Maven
8 31 (46.97%) JUnit
8 31 (46.97%) SOAP
8 31 (46.97%) SonarQube
9 30 (45.45%) Microservices
9 30 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
10 29 (43.94%) Postfix
10 29 (43.94%) Amazon SQS
10 29 (43.94%) Amazon RDS
10 29 (43.94%) Spring
10 29 (43.94%) ActiveMQ
11 25 (37.88%) Migration
11 25 (37.88%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (37.88%) Spring Cloud
11 25 (37.88%) Public Sector

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 4 (6.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 36 (54.55%) AWS
2 30 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (43.94%) Amazon SQS
4 22 (33.33%) Azure
5 7 (10.61%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (10.61%) Power Platform
6 3 (4.55%) GCP
6 3 (4.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.52%) npm
7 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.94%) Amazon RDS
2 25 (37.88%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
4 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2017
6 7 (10.61%) Big Data
6 7 (10.61%) Data Lake
6 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (10.61%) Power BI
6 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.55%) OLAP
8 3 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 37 (56.06%) Git (software)
2 32 (48.48%) Jenkins
3 31 (46.97%) DbUnit
3 31 (46.97%) jMock
3 31 (46.97%) JUnit
3 31 (46.97%) Maven
3 31 (46.97%) Mockito
3 31 (46.97%) SonarQube
4 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (6.06%) JIRA
6 3 (4.55%) JMeter
6 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.52%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.52%) Mocha
General
1 25 (37.88%) Public Sector
2 7 (10.61%) Retail
3 5 (7.58%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (65.15%) Developer
2 35 (53.03%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 9 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
7 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (4.55%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (62.12%) Web Services
2 32 (48.48%) RESTful
3 31 (46.97%) PowerMock
3 31 (46.97%) SOAP
4 29 (43.94%) ActiveMQ
4 29 (43.94%) Spring
5 25 (37.88%) Spring Cloud
6 17 (25.76%) AngularJS
6 17 (25.76%) Hibernate
6 17 (25.76%) JPA
7 13 (19.70%) REST
8 7 (10.61%) J2EE
8 7 (10.61%) JSON
8 7 (10.61%) XML
9 5 (7.58%) .NET
9 5 (7.58%) Spring Boot
10 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
10 4 (6.06%) CSS
10 4 (6.06%) HTML
11 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
1 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
1 4 (6.06%) NHS
2 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.52%) Social Media
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Android
1 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (81.82%) Scrum
3 34 (51.52%) BDD
3 34 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (51.52%) TDD
4 30 (45.45%) Microservices
5 25 (37.88%) Migration
6 24 (36.36%) Open Source
7 17 (25.76%) BPMN
8 13 (19.70%) Test Automation
9 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (18.18%) DevOps
10 9 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (13.64%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (10.61%) Data Migration
11 7 (10.61%) OWASP
11 7 (10.61%) Secure Coding
11 7 (10.61%) Service Design
11 7 (10.61%) SOA
12 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) Java
2 21 (31.82%) SQL
3 13 (19.70%) C#
4 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.06%) Java 8
6 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.52%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
2 21 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 29 (43.94%) Postfix
2 4 (6.06%) Docker
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Databricks
3 7 (10.61%) Tableau
4 3 (4.55%) Google
4 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) VMware