Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 80 123
Rank change year-on-year -19 +43 +17
Contract jobs citing Kanban 112 138 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.28% 2.74% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 3.24% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 107 62
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.48% -0.48%
10th Percentile £349 £310 £300
90th Percentile £600 £588 £590
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
East of England median hourly rate £59.38 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.64% - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.14% -17.65% -

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,205 4,259 3,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.57% 84.71% 82.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,487 2,466 2,291
East of England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £581 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 242 315
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +14.29% +27.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.28 £12.20
90th Percentile £50.30 £50.40 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.70% +4.55%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Kanban as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in the East of England

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Kanban in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in the East of England

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in the East of England

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -7 74 £525 -2.78% 10
Hertfordshire -17 22 £563 +7.14% 7
Cambridgeshire +12 12 £425 +16.44% 12
Suffolk -6 2 - - 3
Norfolk +6 1 £475 +90.00%
Bedfordshire - 1 £625 -
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 East of England region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 108 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (93.75%) Scrum
3 72 (64.29%) TDD
4 55 (49.11%) Test Automation
5 50 (44.64%) JIRA
6 44 (39.29%) User Stories
7 43 (38.39%) Java
8 42 (37.50%) Confluence
9 41 (36.61%) BDD
10 37 (33.04%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (33.04%) DevOps
11 34 (30.36%) Microservices
12 31 (27.68%) Linux
13 30 (26.79%) Coaching
13 30 (26.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 29 (25.89%) Amazon AWS
15 28 (25.00%) QA
16 27 (24.11%) Unix
17 26 (23.21%) SQL
17 26 (23.21%) Selenium
17 26 (23.21%) Test Strategy
18 25 (22.32%) Ansible
18 25 (22.32%) Java 8
19 24 (21.43%) SoapUI
20 23 (20.54%) MySQL
20 23 (20.54%) Acceptance Criteria
21 22 (19.64%) Oracle
21 22 (19.64%) Software Engineering
22 20 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
22 20 (17.86%) Git (software)

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 42 (37.50%) Confluence
2 9 (8.04%) Apache
2 9 (8.04%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.46%) JBoss
4 1 (0.89%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) nginx
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) HipChat
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.86%) HTTP
2 18 (16.07%) SSL
2 18 (16.07%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.82%) Internet
4 2 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (0.89%) Firewall
5 1 (0.89%) SMS
5 1 (0.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.54%) MySQL
2 13 (11.61%) Pentaho
3 9 (8.04%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (7.14%) Impala
5 5 (4.46%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (4.46%) GIS
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.79%) Big Data
7 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.89%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (44.64%) JIRA
2 26 (23.21%) Selenium
3 24 (21.43%) SoapUI
4 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
5 17 (15.18%) JMeter
5 17 (15.18%) Subversion
6 14 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 13 (11.61%) LoadRunner
8 12 (10.71%) Maven
9 10 (8.93%) JIRA Agile
10 9 (8.04%) Bitbucket
10 9 (8.04%) Robot Framework
11 7 (6.25%) CA Gen
11 7 (6.25%) Checkstyle
11 7 (6.25%) Cucumber
11 7 (6.25%) Zephyr
12 5 (4.46%) gulp
12 5 (4.46%) JUnit
13 3 (2.68%) webpack
14 2 (1.79%) Grunt
General
1 10 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.68%) Electronics
3 3 (2.68%) Marketing
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Games
4 2 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (24.11%) Developer
2 23 (20.54%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Analyst
3 18 (16.07%) Tester
4 17 (15.18%) Senior Developer
4 17 (15.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (14.29%) Scrum Master
6 15 (13.39%) Architect
7 13 (11.61%) Test Analyst
8 12 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (10.71%) QA Tester
9 7 (6.25%) Senior Tester
10 6 (5.36%) QA Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Senior QA Tester
11 4 (3.57%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
12 3 (2.68%) Automation Test Analyst
12 3 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 2 (1.79%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) J2EE
1 18 (16.07%) Web Services
2 16 (14.29%) REST
2 16 (14.29%) SOAP
2 16 (14.29%) Spring
3 11 (9.82%) Spring Boot
4 8 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (6.25%) CSS
6 6 (5.36%) HTML
6 6 (5.36%) Middleware
7 5 (4.46%) .NET
7 5 (4.46%) RESTful
7 5 (4.46%) SAML
8 4 (3.57%) GWT
9 3 (2.68%) Apache Flex
9 3 (2.68%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (2.68%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.68%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.68%) JSON
9 3 (2.68%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Hybrid Cloud
1 15 (13.39%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.04%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.36%) Virtual Team
5 5 (4.46%) Clustering
6 4 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.68%) Fintech
8 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.89%) Derivative
9 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.68%) Linux
2 27 (24.11%) Unix
3 7 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.89%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (93.75%) Scrum
3 72 (64.29%) TDD
4 55 (49.11%) Test Automation
5 44 (39.29%) User Stories
6 41 (36.61%) BDD
7 37 (33.04%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (33.04%) DevOps
8 34 (30.36%) Microservices
9 30 (26.79%) Coaching
9 30 (26.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 26 (23.21%) Test Strategy
11 23 (20.54%) Acceptance Criteria
12 22 (19.64%) Software Engineering
13 20 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (16.96%) Deployment Automation
15 18 (16.07%) Mentoring
15 18 (16.07%) Software Testing
16 16 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (13.39%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.39%) Java
2 26 (23.21%) SQL
3 25 (22.32%) Java 8
4 11 (9.82%) Perl
5 9 (8.04%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.36%) C
8 5 (4.46%) Groovy
9 4 (3.57%) C#
10 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.68%) Python
10 3 (2.68%) Scala
11 2 (1.79%) PHP
11 2 (1.79%) Ruby
12 1 (0.89%) C++
12 1 (0.89%) Elixir
12 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) ISEB
2 15 (13.39%) ISTQB
2 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
3 14 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.79%) Degree
4 2 (1.79%) IRCA
4 2 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.89%) CCNA
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.89%) CISSP
5 1 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.89%) MCSE
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.89%) SANS
5 1 (0.89%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.00%) QA
2 12 (10.71%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (17.86%) Docker
2 5 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (22.32%) Ansible
2 8 (7.14%) Terraform
3 5 (4.46%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.68%) Grafana
4 3 (2.68%) Nagios
4 3 (2.68%) Pingdom
4 3 (2.68%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.79%) Puppet
6 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Oracle
2 9 (8.04%) Informatica
3 7 (6.25%) BEA
3 7 (6.25%) Pega
3 7 (6.25%) webMethods
4 5 (4.46%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.46%) Google
5 4 (3.57%) New Relic
5 4 (3.57%) WSO2
6 3 (2.68%) Adobe
6 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.68%) SAP
7 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.89%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.89%) Maxymiser