Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 79 89
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing Kanban 35 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.47% 1.23% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 1.47% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 7
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +28.79% -20.00%
10th Percentile £418 £389 £267
90th Percentile £575 £483 £426
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +6.33% +10.72% -15.10%
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 1,186 1,357 1,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.58% 83.15% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 995 751
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £250
90th Percentile £563 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 36
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.27 £10.60
90th Percentile £32.00 £48.95 £32.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.06 £17.50
% change year-on-year -36.75% +43.20% -12.50%

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 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 35 (100.00%) Scrum
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) Java
3 24 (68.57%) J2EE
3 24 (68.57%) Web Services
3 24 (68.57%) Spring
3 24 (68.57%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (68.57%) BDD
4 23 (65.71%) Git (software)
4 23 (65.71%) TDD
5 22 (62.86%) RESTful
5 22 (62.86%) Jenkins
6 21 (60.00%) Apache Camel
6 21 (60.00%) SonarQube
6 21 (60.00%) DbUnit
6 21 (60.00%) Mockito
6 21 (60.00%) PowerMock
6 21 (60.00%) jMock
6 21 (60.00%) Maven
6 21 (60.00%) JUnit
6 21 (60.00%) SOAP
7 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
8 19 (54.29%) Spring Boot
9 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
10 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
11 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (25.71%) vSphere
12 9 (25.71%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (25.71%) Hibernate

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 (8.57%) Apache
1 3 (8.57%) JBoss
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.71%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (65.71%) Git (software)
2 22 (62.86%) Jenkins
3 21 (60.00%) DbUnit
3 21 (60.00%) jMock
3 21 (60.00%) JUnit
3 21 (60.00%) Maven
3 21 (60.00%) Mockito
3 21 (60.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) JMeter
4 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 21 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (37.14%) Full Stack Developer
3 13 (37.14%) J2EE Developer
3 13 (37.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Azure Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Hybris Architect
6 3 (8.57%) SAP Architect
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Application Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Developer in Test
8 1 (2.86%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) J2EE
1 24 (68.57%) Spring
1 24 (68.57%) Web Services
2 22 (62.86%) RESTful
3 21 (60.00%) Apache Camel
3 21 (60.00%) PowerMock
3 21 (60.00%) SOAP
4 19 (54.29%) Spring Boot
5 9 (25.71%) Hibernate
6 6 (17.14%) JPA
7 5 (14.29%) CSS
7 5 (14.29%) HTML
7 5 (14.29%) REST
8 4 (11.43%) .NET
9 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (8.57%) Apache CXF
9 3 (8.57%) XHTML
9 3 (8.57%) XML
10 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (100.00%) Scrum
2 24 (68.57%) BDD
2 24 (68.57%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (65.71%) TDD
4 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (25.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 5 (14.29%) Open Source
7 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) DevOps
8 3 (8.57%) B2B
8 3 (8.57%) B2C
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) OO
8 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) SOA
9 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (5.71%) Microservices
9 2 (5.71%) SOLID
9 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) Java 8
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (48.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PMO
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (25.71%) vSphere
2 3 (8.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) hybris
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.86%) SnapLogic