Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 140 218
Rank change year-on-year +42 +78 +59
Contract jobs citing Kanban 2,242 1,673 1,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.40% 1.88% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.24% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,687 1,286 918
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £348 £325
90th Percentile £638 £588 £625
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
England median hourly rate £57.50 £37.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.33% -25.00% +41.59%
10th Percentile £51.25 £31.13 £47.50
90th Percentile £70.75 £113.13 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £57.50 £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +53.33% -25.00% +41.59%

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 79,186 74,761 81,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.88% 84.02% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,339 49,856 53,987
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £295 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,905 2,046 2,405
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.37 £11.34
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +25 1,173 £525 +7.14% 249
North of England +31 343 £413 -8.33% 86
South East +45 322 £500 +11.11% 91
Midlands +81 233 £470 +13.94% 36
West Midlands +60 170 £475 +15.15% 24
North West +53 164 £383 -10.00% 45
Yorkshire -2 145 £425 -5.56% 35
East of England +5 108 £525 +0.96% 40
South West +2 77 £420 +20.86% 32
East Midlands +37 60 £425 +3.03% 12
North East +43 46 £425 -12.82% 6
South Coast - 1 - -
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 2,155 (96.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1,941 (86.57%) Scrum
3 1,082 (48.26%) TDD
4 904 (40.32%) Java
5 819 (36.53%) BDD
6 757 (33.76%) Continuous Integration
7 604 (26.94%) Test Automation
8 582 (25.96%) DevOps
9 567 (25.29%) Git (software)
10 515 (22.97%) JavaScript
11 497 (22.17%) Jenkins
12 487 (21.72%) JIRA
13 455 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
14 392 (17.48%) User Stories
15 387 (17.26%) Continuous Delivery
16 370 (16.50%) SQL
17 351 (15.66%) Web Services
18 347 (15.48%) Microservices
19 340 (15.17%) Confluence
20 336 (14.99%) RESTful
21 328 (14.63%) HTML
22 321 (14.32%) REST
23 320 (14.27%) CSS
24 316 (14.09%) Pair Programming
25 298 (13.29%) Software Engineering
26 296 (13.20%) Coaching
27 291 (12.98%) Spring
28 288 (12.85%) Finance
29 276 (12.31%) Linux
30 260 (11.60%) Mentoring

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
1 340 (15.17%) Confluence
2 97 (4.33%) Elasticsearch
3 84 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 79 (3.52%) JBoss
5 66 (2.94%) Apache
6 64 (2.85%) Apache Spark
7 57 (2.54%) OpenStack
8 42 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 37 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
10 28 (1.25%) CMS
11 26 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 25 (1.12%) WebLogic
13 24 (1.07%) WebSphere
14 18 (0.80%) SharePoint
15 16 (0.71%) nginx
16 14 (0.62%) EPiServer
17 13 (0.58%) Jetty
18 11 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
19 10 (0.45%) Mule
20 8 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 27 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.36%) HipChat
4 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.18%) InVision
6 4 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.045%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.045%) Mingle
8 1 (0.045%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.36%) Magento
3 4 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.13%) Summit
4 3 (0.13%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.089%) HFM
5 2 (0.089%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.045%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.045%) Primavera
6 1 (0.045%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 455 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (4.10%) GitHub
4 84 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
5 77 (3.43%) PaaS
6 51 (2.27%) Slack
7 48 (2.14%) SaaS
8 44 (1.96%) IaaS
9 38 (1.69%) Amazon S3
9 38 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 37 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (1.16%) npm
12 25 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 24 (1.07%) Trello
14 21 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 21 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
14 21 (0.94%) Serverless
15 20 (0.89%) Heroku
16 19 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
17 15 (0.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.57%) HTTP
2 50 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 38 (1.69%) SSL
4 18 (0.80%) Firewall
5 17 (0.76%) SMS
6 15 (0.67%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.31%) DNS
8 6 (0.27%) AMQP
8 6 (0.27%) Internet
8 6 (0.27%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.27%) PuTTY
8 6 (0.27%) SMTP
8 6 (0.27%) WinSCP
9 5 (0.22%) FTP
9 5 (0.22%) IMAP
10 4 (0.18%) SAN
11 3 (0.13%) 3G
11 3 (0.13%) BGP
11 3 (0.13%) OSPF
12 2 (0.089%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (11.55%) NoSQL
2 200 (8.92%) MongoDB
3 184 (8.21%) SQL Server
4 158 (7.05%) Relational Database
5 152 (6.78%) MySQL
6 139 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
7 123 (5.49%) Big Data
8 116 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 105 (4.68%) Hadoop
10 56 (2.50%) Oracle Database
11 44 (1.96%) RDBMS
12 41 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
12 41 (1.83%) Power BI
13 40 (1.78%) Redis
14 27 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 25 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (1.07%) HBase
17 23 (1.03%) DB2
18 21 (0.94%) Spotfire
18 21 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 567 (25.29%) Git (software)
2 497 (22.17%) Jenkins
3 487 (21.72%) JIRA
4 253 (11.28%) Cucumber
5 237 (10.57%) Maven
5 237 (10.57%) Selenium
6 200 (8.92%) JUnit
7 122 (5.44%) Subversion
8 120 (5.35%) Mockito
9 85 (3.79%) SoapUI
10 76 (3.39%) Jasmine
11 72 (3.21%) SonarQube
12 60 (2.68%) gulp
13 59 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
14 58 (2.59%) Gradle
15 54 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
16 51 (2.27%) TeamCity
17 47 (2.10%) Grunt
17 47 (2.10%) IntelliJ
18 46 (2.05%) WebDriver
General
1 288 (12.85%) Finance
2 132 (5.89%) Games
3 123 (5.49%) Banking
4 72 (3.21%) Retail
5 46 (2.05%) Marketing
6 38 (1.69%) Publishing
7 35 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.85%) Front Office
10 17 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.62%) Advertising
11 14 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.58%) Electronics
13 11 (0.49%) Law
13 11 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.40%) Legal
15 8 (0.36%) Automotive
16 7 (0.31%) Back Office
17 4 (0.18%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.18%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 907 (40.45%) Developer
2 381 (16.99%) Java Developer
3 232 (10.35%) Scrum Master
4 171 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 170 (7.58%) Analyst
6 153 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 132 (5.89%) Architect
8 122 (5.44%) Agile Developer
9 113 (5.04%) Business Analyst
10 96 (4.28%) AWS Engineer
11 94 (4.19%) Tester
12 92 (4.10%) Scala Developer
13 89 (3.97%) .NET Developer
14 83 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
15 82 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
15 82 (3.66%) Software Engineer
16 74 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
17 72 (3.21%) AWS DevOps
18 70 (3.12%) C# Developer
19 68 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (15.66%) Web Services
2 336 (14.99%) RESTful
3 328 (14.63%) HTML
4 321 (14.32%) REST
5 320 (14.27%) CSS
6 291 (12.98%) Spring
7 235 (10.48%) .NET
8 205 (9.14%) AngularJS
9 186 (8.30%) JSON
10 173 (7.72%) Node.js
11 163 (7.27%) SOAP
12 160 (7.14%) HTML5
13 125 (5.58%) Hibernate
13 125 (5.58%) React
14 119 (5.31%) J2EE
15 117 (5.22%) ASP.NET
16 116 (5.17%) Spring Boot
17 110 (4.91%) Kafka
18 109 (4.86%) CSS3
19 105 (4.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 198 (8.83%) User Experience
2 96 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
3 94 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
4 92 (4.10%) Mobile App
5 87 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 42 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 38 (1.69%) Fintech
9 34 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 34 (1.52%) Video on Demand
10 30 (1.34%) Data Centre
11 25 (1.12%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.12%) Video\Live Streaming
12 22 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (0.94%) Data Structures
13 21 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
14 20 (0.89%) Online Games
15 19 (0.85%) Wiki
16 18 (0.80%) Public Cloud
17 15 (0.67%) Chromecast
Operating Systems
1 276 (12.31%) Linux
2 154 (6.87%) Unix
3 110 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 81 (3.61%) Android
5 66 (2.94%) Windows
6 62 (2.77%) Apple iOS
7 28 (1.25%) CentOS
8 23 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 20 (0.89%) Windows Server
10 18 (0.80%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.49%) Solaris
12 9 (0.40%) Nucleus RTOS
13 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.18%) Debian
15 2 (0.089%) SUSE
16 1 (0.045%) AIX
16 1 (0.045%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.045%) HPUX
16 1 (0.045%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,155 (96.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1,941 (86.57%) Scrum
3 1,082 (48.26%) TDD
4 819 (36.53%) BDD
5 757 (33.76%) Continuous Integration
6 604 (26.94%) Test Automation
7 582 (25.96%) DevOps
8 392 (17.48%) User Stories
9 387 (17.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 347 (15.48%) Microservices
11 316 (14.09%) Pair Programming
12 298 (13.29%) Software Engineering
13 296 (13.20%) Coaching
14 260 (11.60%) Mentoring
15 240 (10.70%) MVC
15 240 (10.70%) Open Source
16 206 (9.19%) E-Commerce
17 205 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
18 158 (7.05%) SOA
19 151 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 904 (40.32%) Java
2 515 (22.97%) JavaScript
3 370 (16.50%) SQL
4 250 (11.15%) Scala
5 245 (10.93%) Python
6 225 (10.04%) C#
7 152 (6.78%) Ruby
8 87 (3.88%) Groovy
9 61 (2.72%) Shell Script
10 60 (2.68%) Bash Shell
11 49 (2.19%) Perl
12 44 (1.96%) Go
13 41 (1.83%) T-SQL
14 39 (1.74%) PL/SQL
14 39 (1.74%) PowerShell
15 37 (1.65%) Apple Swift
16 35 (1.56%) PHP
17 31 (1.38%) R
18 30 (1.34%) TypeScript
19 26 (1.16%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 187 (8.34%) Security Cleared
2 144 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 118 (5.26%) Degree
4 31 (1.38%) PMI Certification
5 29 (1.29%) PMP
6 25 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 20 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 18 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (0.80%) ISEB
9 16 (0.71%) Master's Degree
10 15 (0.67%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.31%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.18%) CISSP
13 4 (0.18%) CITP
13 4 (0.18%) OCP
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (10.70%) QA
2 25 (1.12%) GDPR
3 15 (0.67%) PMO
4 11 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.40%) GCP
6 9 (0.40%) SLA
7 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.31%) MiFID
9 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.22%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.13%) WCAG
11 2 (0.089%) SEPA
12 1 (0.045%) PSD2
System Software
1 260 (11.60%) Docker
2 34 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.43%) vSphere
4 18 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.18%) LXC
7 3 (0.13%) HDFS
7 3 (0.13%) vCloud
8 2 (0.089%) NFS
8 2 (0.089%) OpenDJ
8 2 (0.089%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.089%) Varnish
8 2 (0.089%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.045%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.045%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.045%) Firmware
9 1 (0.045%) Xen
Systems Management
1 150 (6.69%) Puppet
2 118 (5.26%) Ansible
3 85 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (3.39%) Grafana
5 73 (3.26%) Terraform
6 70 (3.12%) Kubernetes
7 69 (3.08%) Kibana
8 60 (2.68%) logstash
9 38 (1.69%) ZABBIX
10 28 (1.25%) Mesos
11 13 (0.58%) Rancher
12 12 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
12 12 (0.54%) StatsD
13 8 (0.36%) Salt
14 6 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 6 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.27%) Graylog
14 6 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.27%) Prometheus
15 5 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 165 (7.36%) Oracle
2 143 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 98 (4.37%) Splunk
4 94 (4.19%) Red Hat
5 88 (3.93%) Atlassian
6 73 (3.26%) AppDynamics
7 64 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (2.45%) VMware
9 39 (1.74%) SAP
10 35 (1.56%) Google
11 34 (1.52%) New Relic
12 32 (1.43%) Adobe
13 31 (1.38%) IBM
14 25 (1.12%) HP
15 24 (1.07%) Sitecore
15 24 (1.07%) Tableau
16 18 (0.80%) ServiceNow
17 17 (0.76%) Cisco
17 17 (0.76%) WSO2
18 16 (0.71%) Coverity