Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 May 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 143 205
Rank change year-on-year +42 +62 +71
Contract jobs citing Kanban 2,254 1,553 1,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.43% 1.86% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.19% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,624 1,164 949
England median daily rate £500 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £363 £343 £338
90th Percentile £650 £600 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
England median hourly rate £53.75 £37.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -25.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £45.00 £36.25 £47.50
90th Percentile £72.89 £153.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £53.75 £37.50 £48.50
% change year-on-year +43.33% -22.68% +38.57%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,687 70,828 81,895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.88% 84.79% 84.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,911 46,750 54,547
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,109 1,871 2,115
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +10.87% +9.52%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.60 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £50.64
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in England

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in England

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in England

Kanban
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kanban in England

Kanban
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Kanban in England

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
London +19 1,196 £525 +7.69% 239
North of England +19 340 £425 - 87
South East +67 331 £475 - 91
Midlands +78 259 £475 +11.76% 43
West Midlands +52 205 £475 +7.04% 26
North West +34 157 £400 -5.88% 53
Yorkshire +8 151 £430 +1.18% 27
East of England -17 91 £525 - 21
East Midlands +29 54 £390 -2.50% 17
South West 0 51 £425 +17.24% 29
North East -7 37 £438 -2.78% 7
South Coast - 2 - -
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 England region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 2,148 (95.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1,950 (86.51%) Scrum
3 1,043 (46.27%) TDD
4 897 (39.80%) Java
5 767 (34.03%) Continuous Integration
6 719 (31.90%) BDD
7 594 (26.35%) DevOps
8 565 (25.07%) Test Automation
9 549 (24.36%) JavaScript
10 547 (24.27%) Git (software)
11 494 (21.92%) JIRA
12 463 (20.54%) Jenkins
13 447 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
14 381 (16.90%) SQL
15 360 (15.97%) REST
16 347 (15.39%) Continuous Delivery
17 346 (15.35%) Microservices
18 336 (14.91%) Web Services
19 332 (14.73%) Finance
19 332 (14.73%) Confluence
20 320 (14.20%) User Stories
21 314 (13.93%) RESTful
22 302 (13.40%) Spring
23 300 (13.31%) Coaching
24 299 (13.27%) CSS
25 294 (13.04%) HTML
26 293 (13.00%) Software Engineering
27 285 (12.64%) Linux
28 277 (12.29%) Pair Programming
29 275 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 332 (14.73%) Confluence
2 67 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
3 66 (2.93%) JBoss
3 66 (2.93%) Tomcat
4 63 (2.80%) Apache
5 56 (2.48%) Apache Spark
6 46 (2.04%) OpenStack
7 38 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 34 (1.51%) CMS
9 33 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
10 24 (1.06%) WebSphere
11 22 (0.98%) Jetty
12 21 (0.93%) SharePoint
12 21 (0.93%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (0.67%) Apache Solr
15 14 (0.62%) Documentum
16 13 (0.58%) nginx
17 12 (0.53%) IIS
18 7 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 44 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.22%) InVision
7 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.13%) HipChat
9 2 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.044%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.044%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.044%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.18%) Magento
3 4 (0.18%) Summit
4 3 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.13%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.089%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.089%) Endur
5 2 (0.089%) FastStats
5 2 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.089%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.089%) Unica
6 1 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.044%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.044%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 447 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
2 275 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
4 72 (3.19%) GitHub
5 58 (2.57%) PaaS
6 48 (2.13%) Slack
7 43 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 34 (1.51%) IaaS
8 34 (1.51%) SaaS
9 28 (1.24%) Serverless
10 26 (1.15%) Heroku
11 25 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 25 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
12 24 (1.06%) npm
13 23 (1.02%) Amazon S3
13 23 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
15 20 (0.89%) BrowserStack
16 17 (0.75%) OpenShift
17 16 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (3.42%) HTTP
2 32 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 28 (1.24%) SMS
4 22 (0.98%) SSL
5 18 (0.80%) Firewall
6 17 (0.75%) PuTTY
6 17 (0.75%) WinSCP
7 10 (0.44%) DNS
8 8 (0.35%) VPN
9 7 (0.31%) BGP
9 7 (0.31%) OSPF
9 7 (0.31%) SAN
10 6 (0.27%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.27%) FTP
10 6 (0.27%) Internet
10 6 (0.27%) SMTP
10 6 (0.27%) VLAN
11 5 (0.22%) IMAP
12 4 (0.18%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (10.20%) NoSQL
2 204 (9.05%) SQL Server
3 166 (7.36%) MongoDB
4 156 (6.92%) MySQL
5 142 (6.30%) Relational Database
6 138 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
7 106 (4.70%) Big Data
8 83 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 74 (3.28%) Hadoop
10 56 (2.48%) Oracle Database
11 47 (2.09%) Power BI
12 38 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
13 35 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 34 (1.51%) RDBMS
15 32 (1.42%) Redis
16 31 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (1.33%) Spotfire
18 28 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
19 27 (1.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 547 (24.27%) Git (software)
2 494 (21.92%) JIRA
3 463 (20.54%) Jenkins
4 266 (11.80%) Selenium
5 239 (10.60%) Maven
6 207 (9.18%) Cucumber
7 203 (9.01%) JUnit
8 137 (6.08%) Subversion
9 112 (4.97%) Mockito
10 91 (4.04%) SoapUI
11 86 (3.82%) SonarQube
12 81 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 77 (3.42%) Jasmine
14 70 (3.11%) Gradle
15 60 (2.66%) SpecFlow
16 58 (2.57%) Sonatype Nexus
17 56 (2.48%) Bitbucket
18 53 (2.35%) TeamCity
19 52 (2.31%) JMeter
20 51 (2.26%) Mercurial
General
1 332 (14.73%) Finance
2 129 (5.72%) Banking
3 120 (5.32%) Games
4 86 (3.82%) Retail
5 39 (1.73%) Marketing
6 37 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.33%) Publishing
8 28 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 27 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.80%) Legal
11 15 (0.67%) Front Office
12 12 (0.53%) Electronics
13 11 (0.49%) Back Office
14 10 (0.44%) Advertising
15 8 (0.35%) French Language
16 6 (0.27%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.27%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.22%) Law
18 4 (0.18%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 914 (40.55%) Developer
2 385 (17.08%) Java Developer
3 251 (11.14%) Scrum Master
4 158 (7.01%) Senior Developer
5 134 (5.94%) Analyst
6 131 (5.81%) Architect
7 129 (5.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 101 (4.48%) .NET Developer
9 94 (4.17%) Agile Developer
10 93 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
11 85 (3.77%) Software Engineer
12 79 (3.50%) Project Manager
13 76 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
14 74 (3.28%) Business Analyst
14 74 (3.28%) Scala Developer
15 72 (3.19%) C# Developer
16 68 (3.02%) AWS DevOps
16 68 (3.02%) Tester
17 67 (2.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 67 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (15.97%) REST
2 336 (14.91%) Web Services
3 314 (13.93%) RESTful
4 302 (13.40%) Spring
5 299 (13.27%) CSS
6 294 (13.04%) HTML
7 235 (10.43%) .NET
8 204 (9.05%) AngularJS
9 184 (8.16%) Node.js
10 142 (6.30%) SOAP
11 136 (6.03%) HTML5
12 131 (5.81%) ASP.NET
13 122 (5.41%) React
14 115 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 113 (5.01%) Spring Boot
16 112 (4.97%) J2EE
17 110 (4.88%) Hibernate
18 106 (4.70%) JSON
19 93 (4.13%) CSS3
20 91 (4.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 169 (7.50%) User Experience
2 98 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 87 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 77 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 56 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 51 (2.26%) Fintech
7 48 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 43 (1.91%) Algorithms
9 42 (1.86%) Virtual Team
10 28 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
11 23 (1.02%) Data Centre
11 23 (1.02%) Management Information System
12 21 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (0.84%) Data Structures
13 19 (0.84%) iPad
14 18 (0.80%) Video on Demand
14 18 (0.80%) Wiki
15 15 (0.67%) Equities
16 14 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 285 (12.64%) Linux
2 112 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 102 (4.53%) Unix
4 82 (3.64%) Windows
5 76 (3.37%) Android
6 67 (2.97%) Apple iOS
7 35 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 32 (1.42%) CentOS
9 17 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.35%) Debian
11 8 (0.35%) Solaris
12 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
13 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.22%) zOS
15 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.18%) VMS
16 2 (0.089%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.089%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,148 (95.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1,950 (86.51%) Scrum
3 1,043 (46.27%) TDD
4 767 (34.03%) Continuous Integration
5 719 (31.90%) BDD
6 594 (26.35%) DevOps
7 565 (25.07%) Test Automation
8 347 (15.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 346 (15.35%) Microservices
10 320 (14.20%) User Stories
11 300 (13.31%) Coaching
12 293 (13.00%) Software Engineering
13 277 (12.29%) Pair Programming
14 273 (12.11%) Mentoring
15 262 (11.62%) MVC
16 235 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
17 232 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
18 216 (9.58%) Open Source
19 209 (9.27%) E-Commerce
20 150 (6.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 897 (39.80%) Java
2 549 (24.36%) JavaScript
3 381 (16.90%) SQL
4 241 (10.69%) Java 8
5 231 (10.25%) C#
6 220 (9.76%) Python
7 197 (8.74%) Scala
8 113 (5.01%) Ruby
9 79 (3.50%) Groovy
10 68 (3.02%) Bash Shell
11 54 (2.40%) Shell Script
12 51 (2.26%) Perl
13 42 (1.86%) PowerShell
14 41 (1.82%) TypeScript
15 32 (1.42%) T-SQL
16 31 (1.38%) C
16 31 (1.38%) Kotlin
17 30 (1.33%) C++
18 28 (1.24%) ES6
19 27 (1.20%) Go
Qualifications
1 189 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 156 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 115 (5.10%) Degree
4 36 (1.60%) ISEB
5 34 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 28 (1.24%) PMP
7 26 (1.15%) ISTQB
7 26 (1.15%) Master's Degree
8 21 (0.93%) PMI Certification
9 15 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
10 14 (0.62%) DV Cleared
10 14 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.18%) APMG
11 4 (0.18%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.13%) OCP
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (9.27%) QA
2 29 (1.29%) GDPR
3 27 (1.20%) PMO
4 17 (0.75%) GCP
5 12 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.53%) SLA
6 7 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.31%) NIST 800
6 7 (0.31%) WCAG
7 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.13%) MiFID
9 2 (0.089%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.089%) SEPA
10 1 (0.044%) COBIT
10 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.044%) PSD2
System Software
1 248 (11.00%) Docker
2 50 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.17%) vSphere
4 17 (0.75%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.31%) HDFS
7 4 (0.18%) vCloud
8 3 (0.13%) LXC
8 3 (0.13%) NFS
8 3 (0.13%) OpenDJ
8 3 (0.13%) OpenIDM
8 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.089%) Firmware
9 2 (0.089%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.089%) Varnish
9 2 (0.089%) Xen
10 1 (0.044%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.044%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.044%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 124 (5.50%) Puppet
2 108 (4.79%) Kubernetes
3 101 (4.48%) Ansible
4 89 (3.95%) Terraform
5 73 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (1.82%) Grafana
7 38 (1.69%) Kibana
8 33 (1.46%) logstash
9 31 (1.38%) ZABBIX
10 27 (1.20%) HP ALM
11 15 (0.67%) Mesos
12 12 (0.53%) Graylog
13 9 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 9 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (0.35%) Rundeck
14 8 (0.35%) Salt
15 7 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
16 5 (0.22%) Packer
16 5 (0.22%) TeamSite
17 4 (0.18%) StatsD
Vendors
1 171 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 162 (7.19%) Oracle
3 100 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 80 (3.55%) Atlassian
5 71 (3.15%) VMware
6 69 (3.06%) Google
7 62 (2.75%) SAP
8 52 (2.31%) Splunk
9 50 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
10 47 (2.09%) Adobe
11 40 (1.77%) AppDynamics
12 36 (1.60%) IBM
13 28 (1.24%) HP
14 24 (1.06%) Alteryx
15 23 (1.02%) Coverity
16 22 (0.98%) New Relic
16 22 (0.98%) Pega
17 20 (0.89%) ServiceNow
18 19 (0.84%) Tableau
19 18 (0.80%) hybris