Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 111 105
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +44
Contract jobs citing Kanban 1,579 2,297 2,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.19% 2.39% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.75% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,065 1,497 1,752
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £381 £360 £363
90th Percentile £650 £640 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.10% +5.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 1
England median hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +32.14% -17.65%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -18.60% +1.18%

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 62,011 83,648 82,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.91% 87.15% 86.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41,007 56,124 55,297
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.45%
10th Percentile £294 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,947 2,089 1,889
England median hourly rate £23.50 £22.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -11.22% +9.06%
10th Percentile £11.98 £11.25 £11.35
90th Percentile £53.11 £50.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £22.47 £24.00
% change year-on-year +4.61% -6.40% +6.67%

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 +3 816 £517 -1.52% 204
North of England +45 229 £470 +10.59% 105
South East -44 196 £525 +6.33% 66
Midlands -7 168 £475 -2.06% 56
West Midlands -2 154 £500 +0.05% 31
North West +20 105 £469 +12.21% 73
Yorkshire +59 87 £488 +14.71% 22
South West -11 82 £500 +11.11% 33
East of England +7 79 £450 -14.29% 28
North East +19 37 £430 +1.18% 10
East Midlands -4 11 £425 +5.00% 25
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 1,452 (91.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1,320 (83.60%) Scrum
3 557 (35.28%) DevOps
4 489 (30.97%) TDD
5 482 (30.53%) Java
6 422 (26.73%) Azure
7 399 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
8 393 (24.89%) Git (software)
9 388 (24.57%) JIRA
10 374 (23.69%) AWS
11 368 (23.31%) BDD
12 364 (23.05%) JavaScript
13 351 (22.23%) Jenkins
14 339 (21.47%) Test Automation
15 308 (19.51%) SQL
16 301 (19.06%) Microservices
17 289 (18.30%) Finance
18 274 (17.35%) C#
19 251 (15.90%) Docker
20 241 (15.26%) Web Services
21 234 (14.82%) .NET
22 231 (14.63%) Python
22 231 (14.63%) Microsoft
23 206 (13.05%) Linux
24 203 (12.86%) REST
25 184 (11.65%) Coaching
26 183 (11.59%) HTML
27 182 (11.53%) Confluence
27 182 (11.53%) User Stories
28 181 (11.46%) Problem-Solving

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
1 182 (11.53%) Confluence
2 54 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (2.91%) Apache
4 44 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 35 (2.22%) Apache Spark
6 30 (1.90%) nginx
7 26 (1.65%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (1.01%) JBoss
10 12 (0.76%) CMS
11 11 (0.70%) IIS
11 11 (0.70%) Magnolia
11 11 (0.70%) SAS
12 10 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.57%) Mule
13 9 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.51%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
16 6 (0.38%) Mattermost
16 6 (0.38%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 36 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.25%) Sketch
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) InVision
8 1 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 52 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.44%) Magento
4 6 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.32%) SAP MDG
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.25%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.19%) R3 Corda
7 3 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.13%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.13%) Shopify
9 1 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.063%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 422 (26.73%) Azure
2 374 (23.69%) AWS
3 98 (6.21%) GitHub
4 96 (6.08%) Serverless
5 95 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
6 85 (5.38%) GCP
7 59 (3.74%) Power Platform
8 55 (3.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 45 (2.85%) Amazon SQS
10 43 (2.72%) Azure Functions
11 41 (2.60%) Datadog
11 41 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
11 41 (2.60%) PaaS
12 39 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
13 35 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 35 (2.22%) OpenShift
14 34 (2.15%) Slack
15 30 (1.90%) Amazon S3
16 27 (1.71%) SaaS
17 24 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.39%) HTTP
1 22 (1.39%) Internet
2 20 (1.27%) Firewall
3 17 (1.08%) VPN
4 13 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.63%) WAN
6 9 (0.57%) Broadband
7 7 (0.44%) SSH
8 6 (0.38%) DNS
8 6 (0.38%) LAN
8 6 (0.38%) SSL
9 4 (0.25%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.19%) DHCP
10 3 (0.19%) DMZ
10 3 (0.19%) DSL
10 3 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.19%) Intranet
10 3 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 97 (6.14%) Big Data
3 85 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
4 84 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 77 (4.88%) MySQL
6 66 (4.18%) Relational Database
7 59 (3.74%) Power BI
8 55 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
8 55 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (3.23%) MongoDB
10 50 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
11 49 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 47 (2.98%) BigQuery
13 43 (2.72%) Redis
14 38 (2.41%) Hadoop
15 32 (2.03%) Oracle Database
16 24 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 18 (1.14%) Data Lake
18 17 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 393 (24.89%) Git (software)
2 388 (24.57%) JIRA
3 351 (22.23%) Jenkins
4 156 (9.88%) Selenium
5 146 (9.25%) Maven
6 119 (7.54%) JUnit
7 111 (7.03%) Cucumber
8 98 (6.21%) Mockito
9 96 (6.08%) SonarQube
10 84 (5.32%) Sonatype Nexus
11 70 (4.43%) Visual Studio Team System
12 66 (4.18%) jMock
13 64 (4.05%) DbUnit
14 60 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
15 36 (2.28%) JMeter
16 34 (2.15%) Bitbucket
17 33 (2.09%) Gradle
18 28 (1.77%) GitLab
18 28 (1.77%) TeamCity
18 28 (1.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 289 (18.30%) Finance
2 113 (7.16%) Public Sector
3 75 (4.75%) Banking
4 72 (4.56%) Retail
5 57 (3.61%) Marketing
6 46 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.77%) Law
9 22 (1.39%) Back Office
10 17 (1.08%) Electronics
10 17 (1.08%) Games
11 16 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.01%) Front Office
12 14 (0.89%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.82%) Legal
14 11 (0.70%) Publishing
15 10 (0.63%) Advertising
16 7 (0.44%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.32%) Local Government
18 4 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 651 (41.23%) Developer
2 170 (10.77%) Java Developer
3 126 (7.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 123 (7.79%) Scrum Master
5 113 (7.16%) Analyst
6 98 (6.21%) .NET Developer
7 87 (5.51%) Senior Developer
8 77 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 71 (4.50%) Project Manager
10 64 (4.05%) Business Analyst
11 58 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
12 55 (3.48%) Azure Developer
13 54 (3.42%) React Developer
14 50 (3.17%) Architect
15 49 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
16 45 (2.85%) Agile Coach
17 44 (2.79%) Cloud Engineer
18 42 (2.66%) JavaScript Developer
18 42 (2.66%) Tester
19 39 (2.47%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (15.26%) Web Services
2 234 (14.82%) .NET
3 203 (12.86%) REST
4 183 (11.59%) HTML
5 176 (11.15%) Spring
6 175 (11.08%) AngularJS
7 174 (11.02%) RESTful
8 166 (10.51%) CSS
9 155 (9.82%) React
10 151 (9.56%) SOAP
11 150 (9.50%) Node.js
12 119 (7.54%) ASP.NET
13 112 (7.09%) JSON
14 96 (6.08%) Spring Boot
15 76 (4.81%) XML
16 74 (4.69%) HTML5
17 71 (4.50%) Kafka
18 68 (4.31%) PowerMock
19 64 (4.05%) .NET Framework
20 58 (3.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 115 (7.28%) User Experience
2 108 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (6.27%) Mobile App
4 68 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
5 67 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
7 28 (1.77%) Public Cloud
8 24 (1.52%) Data Centre
9 23 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 22 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 18 (1.14%) Algorithms
12 15 (0.95%) Derivative
13 14 (0.89%) PKI
13 14 (0.89%) Video on Demand
14 13 (0.82%) NHS
15 10 (0.63%) Blog
16 9 (0.57%) Hedge funds
16 9 (0.57%) Management Information System
17 8 (0.51%) Video\Live Streaming
17 8 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 206 (13.05%) Linux
2 72 (4.56%) Windows
3 70 (4.43%) Android
4 66 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (3.67%) Unix
6 54 (3.42%) Apple iOS
7 22 (1.39%) CentOS
8 16 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 13 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.57%) Debian
11 8 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.51%) Windows Server
12 6 (0.38%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.32%) Solaris
13 5 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.25%) VMS
15 3 (0.19%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.13%) Android TV
16 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.13%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,452 (91.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1,320 (83.60%) Scrum
3 557 (35.28%) DevOps
4 489 (30.97%) TDD
5 399 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
6 368 (23.31%) BDD
7 339 (21.47%) Test Automation
8 301 (19.06%) Microservices
9 184 (11.65%) Coaching
10 182 (11.53%) User Stories
11 181 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
12 136 (8.61%) Software Engineering
13 134 (8.49%) Continuous Delivery
13 134 (8.49%) Project Management
14 123 (7.79%) E-Commerce
15 116 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
16 113 (7.16%) MVC
17 111 (7.03%) Mentoring
18 110 (6.97%) Migration
19 107 (6.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 482 (30.53%) Java
2 364 (23.05%) JavaScript
3 308 (19.51%) SQL
4 274 (17.35%) C#
5 231 (14.63%) Python
6 97 (6.14%) Bash Shell
7 87 (5.51%) Ruby
8 72 (4.56%) TypeScript
9 66 (4.18%) Java 8
10 64 (4.05%) Scala
11 58 (3.67%) PowerShell
11 58 (3.67%) Shell Script
12 48 (3.04%) Perl
13 38 (2.41%) ES6
13 38 (2.41%) Groovy
14 35 (2.22%) Apple Swift
15 31 (1.96%) C
15 31 (1.96%) PHP
16 30 (1.90%) T-SQL
17 27 (1.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 177 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 123 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 87 (5.51%) Degree
4 22 (1.39%) RHCE
5 20 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (1.20%) DBS Check
7 12 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (0.63%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.57%) AWS Certification
10 8 (0.51%) CISSP
10 8 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.51%) PMP
11 7 (0.44%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.44%) ISEB
11 7 (0.44%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.25%) CISM
12 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.19%) CCNA
13 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (7.03%) QA
2 25 (1.58%) PMO
3 19 (1.20%) GDPR
4 17 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.38%) WCAG
6 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.13%) COREP
8 2 (0.13%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.13%) NIST
8 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.13%) SLA
9 1 (0.063%) COBIT
9 1 (0.063%) GxP
9 1 (0.063%) MiFID
9 1 (0.063%) NCSC
9 1 (0.063%) RMADS
System Software
1 251 (15.90%) Docker
2 39 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 36 (2.28%) Postfix
4 34 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (1.90%) vSphere
6 9 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.44%) NDS
7 7 (0.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.063%) LXC
9 1 (0.063%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.063%) XenApp
9 1 (0.063%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 178 (11.27%) Kubernetes
2 104 (6.59%) Terraform
3 97 (6.14%) Ansible
4 81 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (3.74%) Puppet
6 16 (1.01%) Grafana
7 15 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
7 15 (0.95%) Prometheus
8 14 (0.89%) Kibana
9 13 (0.82%) Suricata
10 12 (0.76%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 9 (0.57%) Salt
12 8 (0.51%) SCCM
12 8 (0.51%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.44%) Consul
13 7 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.44%) logstash
13 7 (0.44%) Nagios
13 7 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 6 (0.38%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 231 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 96 (6.08%) Oracle
3 84 (5.32%) Google
4 65 (4.12%) SAP
5 57 (3.61%) Red Hat
6 52 (3.29%) VMware
7 47 (2.98%) Splunk
8 44 (2.79%) ServiceNow
9 33 (2.09%) Atlassian
10 25 (1.58%) Databricks
10 25 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (1.39%) Tableau
12 20 (1.27%) IBM
13 17 (1.08%) AppDynamics
14 16 (1.01%) ForgeRock
15 15 (0.95%) Xamarin
16 13 (0.82%) NetIQ
16 13 (0.82%) Qualys
17 12 (0.76%) New Relic
18 11 (0.70%) CA Agile Central