Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 54 70
Rank change year-on-year +15 +16 +17
Contract jobs citing Kanban 54 50 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.04% 3.36% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 4.05% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 7
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +21.62% +12.12%
10th Percentile £404 £410 £291
90th Percentile £544 £534 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 1,236 1,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 84.12% 83.06% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 837 696
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 19
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.06 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.73% +5.52% -6.79%
10th Percentile £10.63 £8.39 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £42.50 £41.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.43 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +69.50% -28.57% +15.78%

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 20 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (96.30%) Scrum
3 36 (66.67%) Web Services
3 36 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 32 (59.26%) TDD
5 31 (57.41%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (57.41%) BDD
6 27 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (48.15%) Java
8 23 (42.59%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (37.04%) RESTful
9 20 (37.04%) DbUnit
9 20 (37.04%) Mockito
9 20 (37.04%) jMock
9 20 (37.04%) PowerMock
9 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
9 20 (37.04%) SonarQube
9 20 (37.04%) Maven
9 20 (37.04%) SQL
9 20 (37.04%) JUnit
9 20 (37.04%) SOAP
10 18 (33.33%) Spring
10 18 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
10 18 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (31.48%) Open Source
11 17 (31.48%) Postfix
11 17 (31.48%) ActiveMQ
11 17 (31.48%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (31.48%) C#

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:

Cloud Services
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (42.59%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (9.26%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (9.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (9.26%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (31.48%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2017
4 5 (9.26%) Big Data
4 5 (9.26%) Data Lake
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.26%) Power BI
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 20 (37.04%) DbUnit
2 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 20 (37.04%) jMock
2 20 (37.04%) JUnit
2 20 (37.04%) Maven
2 20 (37.04%) Mockito
2 20 (37.04%) SonarQube
3 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.85%) JMeter
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.41%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Developer
2 25 (46.30%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Lead Developer
5 6 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Cloud Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Lead Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Azure Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) AWS Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (5.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (66.67%) Web Services
2 20 (37.04%) PowerMock
2 20 (37.04%) RESTful
2 20 (37.04%) SOAP
3 18 (33.33%) Spring
4 17 (31.48%) ActiveMQ
4 17 (31.48%) Spring Cloud
5 12 (22.22%) .NET
5 12 (22.22%) CSS
6 11 (20.37%) .NET Framework
6 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
6 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (20.37%) Dapper ORM
6 11 (20.37%) HTML
7 9 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 9 (16.67%) JPA
8 8 (14.81%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.96%) REST
10 5 (9.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (96.30%) Scrum
3 32 (59.26%) TDD
4 31 (57.41%) BDD
4 31 (57.41%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (31.48%) Open Source
6 12 (22.22%) Microservices
6 12 (22.22%) Migration
6 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 11 (20.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 11 (20.37%) MVC
7 11 (20.37%) SOLID
7 11 (20.37%) Technical Leadership
8 8 (14.81%) BPMN
8 8 (14.81%) DevOps
9 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (9.26%) Project Management
10 5 (9.26%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) Java
2 20 (37.04%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) C#
4 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
6 6 (11.11%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
1 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Postfix
2 5 (9.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Databricks
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Google
2 5 (9.26%) Tableau
3 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com