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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 58 65
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 7 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.16% 1.46% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.75% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
Median daily rate £488 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.72% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £434 £403
% change year-on-year +3.80% +7.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +59.23%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 493 686 592
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.62% 83.35% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 480 399
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Kanban as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kanban also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) JUnit
6 5 (33.33%) SOAP
6 5 (33.33%) jMock
6 5 (33.33%) RESTful
6 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 5 (33.33%) Maven
6 5 (33.33%) DbUnit
6 5 (33.33%) Mockito
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) Project Governance
6 5 (33.33%) PowerMock
6 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (33.33%) SonarQube
7 4 (26.67%) Presales
7 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (26.67%) SDLC
7 4 (26.67%) IaaS
7 4 (26.67%) ArchiMate
7 4 (26.67%) SaaS
7 4 (26.67%) PaaS
7 4 (26.67%) Service Design
7 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (26.67%) Business Development
7 4 (26.67%) TOGAF

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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) IaaS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) PaaS
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) DbUnit
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (33.33%) jMock
1 5 (33.33%) JUnit
1 5 (33.33%) Maven
1 5 (33.33%) Mockito
1 5 (33.33%) SonarQube
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) CRM Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum Master
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) PowerMock
1 5 (33.33%) RESTful
1 5 (33.33%) SOAP
2 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) REST
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) RESTEasy
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) Project Governance
6 4 (26.67%) ArchiMate
6 4 (26.67%) Business Development
6 4 (26.67%) CRM
6 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (26.67%) Presales
6 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) Service Design
6 4 (26.67%) SOA
6 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
6 4 (26.67%) UML
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) Open Source
8 2 (13.33%) Planning Poker
8 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian