Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 53 74
Rank change year-on-year +15 +21 +13
Contract jobs citing Kanban 53 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.00% 2.67% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 3.14% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 16
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £525 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +18.31% +19.93%
10th Percentile £450 £440 £408
90th Percentile £623 £575 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 880 1,114 1,342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.10% 84.91% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 787 946
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £644 £575 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £428 £400
% change year-on-year +5.14% +7.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 37
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £16.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.19% +14.13% -1.76%
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.98
% change year-on-year - -29.94% +23.02%

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 16 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Birmingham

Kanban
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kanban in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 53 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (81.13%) Scrum
3 41 (77.36%) AWS
4 39 (73.58%) Java
5 38 (71.70%) Microservices
6 37 (69.81%) Jenkins
6 37 (69.81%) Web Services
7 36 (67.92%) TDD
7 36 (67.92%) ActiveMQ
7 36 (67.92%) Spring
7 36 (67.92%) Maven
7 36 (67.92%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (67.92%) JUnit
7 36 (67.92%) SOAP
7 36 (67.92%) Amazon RDS
7 36 (67.92%) PowerMock
7 36 (67.92%) RESTful
7 36 (67.92%) Amazon EC2
7 36 (67.92%) Git (software)
7 36 (67.92%) jMock
7 36 (67.92%) DbUnit
7 36 (67.92%) Mockito
7 36 (67.92%) Amazon SQS
7 36 (67.92%) SonarQube
8 35 (66.04%) BDD
8 35 (66.04%) Postfix
9 33 (62.26%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (60.38%) Open Source
10 32 (60.38%) Spring Cloud
11 25 (47.17%) 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 (7.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (77.36%) AWS
2 36 (67.92%) Amazon EC2
2 36 (67.92%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (16.98%) Azure
4 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.89%) npm
4 1 (1.89%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.89%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (67.92%) Amazon RDS
2 33 (62.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) OLAP
5 1 (1.89%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.89%) Power BI
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (69.81%) Jenkins
2 36 (67.92%) DbUnit
2 36 (67.92%) Git (software)
2 36 (67.92%) jMock
2 36 (67.92%) JUnit
2 36 (67.92%) Maven
2 36 (67.92%) Mockito
2 36 (67.92%) SonarQube
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
4 3 (5.66%) JMeter
5 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.89%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.89%) Mocha
5 1 (1.89%) REST Assured
5 1 (1.89%) RSpec
5 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (47.17%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (77.36%) Developer
2 37 (69.81%) Java Developer
3 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Architect
4 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (1.89%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Network Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Programme Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Software Architect
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Technical Architect
6 1 (1.89%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) Web Services
2 36 (67.92%) ActiveMQ
2 36 (67.92%) PowerMock
2 36 (67.92%) RESTful
2 36 (67.92%) SOAP
2 36 (67.92%) Spring
3 32 (60.38%) Spring Cloud
4 23 (43.40%) Hibernate
4 23 (43.40%) JPA
5 21 (39.62%) AngularJS
6 20 (37.74%) REST
7 3 (5.66%) J2EE
7 3 (5.66%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.89%) .NET
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.89%) CSS
8 1 (1.89%) HTML
8 1 (1.89%) JSON
8 1 (1.89%) Node.js
8 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Android
1 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (81.13%) Scrum
3 38 (71.70%) Microservices
4 36 (67.92%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (67.92%) TDD
5 35 (66.04%) BDD
6 32 (60.38%) Open Source
7 24 (45.28%) Migration
8 21 (39.62%) BPMN
9 17 (32.08%) Biometrics
10 5 (9.43%) CRM
11 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (5.66%) DevOps
12 3 (5.66%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (5.66%) Monte Carlo Method
12 3 (5.66%) Project Management
12 3 (5.66%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (5.66%) Supplier Management
12 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) Java
2 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.89%) Java 8
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
2 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
System Software
1 35 (66.04%) Postfix
2 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Databricks
3 1 (1.89%) Tableau