Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 118 181
Rank change year-on-year +10 +63 +71
Contract jobs citing Kanban 2,273 1,861 1,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.44% 2.11% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.46% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,574 1,440 1,211
England median daily rate £493 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £335
90th Percentile £640 £618 £625
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.11% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £55.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -37.20% +59.24%
10th Percentile £30.63 £35.00 £49.65
90th Percentile £66.48 £35.00 £58.95
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% -6.38% -3.59%

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 80,429 75,773 85,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.27% 85.76% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,516 49,967 56,950
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £264
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,176 1,868 2,067
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.69
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +6.38% +9.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +6 1,206 £525 +5.11% 206
South East +32 375 £450 -7.69% 84
North of England -10 273 £425 - 73
Midlands +49 241 £450 -5.26% 32
West Midlands +40 196 £475 - 15
North West -18 128 £425 - 52
East of England -22 122 £538 +3.86% 29
Yorkshire -4 114 £443 +4.12% 16
South West -8 59 £440 +0.57% 34
East Midlands +9 45 £400 -4.48% 17
North East -3 33 £400 -15.79% 5
South Coast - 1 - -
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2,153 (94.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1,960 (86.23%) Scrum
3 1,042 (45.84%) TDD
4 876 (38.54%) Java
5 715 (31.46%) Continuous Integration
6 706 (31.06%) BDD
7 542 (23.85%) JavaScript
8 531 (23.36%) Git (software)
9 528 (23.23%) DevOps
10 515 (22.66%) Test Automation
11 503 (22.13%) JIRA
12 456 (20.06%) Jenkins
13 406 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
14 374 (16.45%) Finance
15 361 (15.88%) SQL
16 359 (15.79%) Microservices
17 351 (15.44%) Web Services
17 351 (15.44%) REST
18 338 (14.87%) RESTful
19 337 (14.83%) Spring
20 321 (14.12%) HTML
21 318 (13.99%) CSS
22 317 (13.95%) User Stories
23 300 (13.20%) Continuous Delivery
24 286 (12.58%) Confluence
25 273 (12.01%) Linux
26 267 (11.75%) Selenium
27 264 (11.61%) Pair Programming
27 264 (11.61%) Coaching
28 263 (11.57%) Docker

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
1 286 (12.58%) Confluence
2 66 (2.90%) Apache
3 62 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (2.20%) Apache Spark
5 49 (2.16%) CMS
6 41 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 37 (1.63%) JBoss
8 32 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 26 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 26 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 25 (1.10%) SharePoint
11 22 (0.97%) Jetty
12 21 (0.92%) IIS
13 17 (0.75%) Documentum
13 17 (0.75%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.66%) Apache Solr
15 14 (0.62%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.53%) GlassFish
17 11 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
17 11 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 49 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.44%) Fireworks
6 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.35%) InVision
8 1 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.044%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 8 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
1 8 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.13%) Magento
3 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.13%) Summit
4 2 (0.088%) Endur
4 2 (0.088%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.044%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.044%) FastStats
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.044%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.044%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.044%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 406 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 249 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (3.17%) GitHub
4 66 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
5 64 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 53 (2.33%) PaaS
7 43 (1.89%) IaaS
8 34 (1.50%) Serverless
9 31 (1.36%) SaaS
9 31 (1.36%) Slack
10 30 (1.32%) npm
11 25 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
12 23 (1.01%) BrowserStack
13 20 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
14 19 (0.84%) Amazon S3
15 16 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 13 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (0.53%) Trello
18 11 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.92%) HTTP
2 29 (1.28%) SSL
3 26 (1.14%) Internet
4 25 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 24 (1.06%) SMS
6 19 (0.84%) Firewall
7 14 (0.62%) PuTTY
7 14 (0.62%) WinSCP
8 11 (0.48%) VPN
9 7 (0.31%) BGP
9 7 (0.31%) DNS
9 7 (0.31%) OSPF
10 6 (0.26%) SAN
11 5 (0.22%) VLAN
11 5 (0.22%) WAN
12 4 (0.18%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.18%) Network Security
12 4 (0.18%) SMTP
12 4 (0.18%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 178 (7.83%) NoSQL
3 131 (5.76%) Relational Database
4 122 (5.37%) MySQL
5 108 (4.75%) MongoDB
6 103 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
7 89 (3.92%) Big Data
8 69 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 53 (2.33%) Hadoop
10 52 (2.29%) Oracle Database
11 48 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
12 29 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 25 (1.10%) Power BI
14 24 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 24 (1.06%) Apache Hive
15 23 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
16 22 (0.97%) HBase
17 21 (0.92%) Neo4j
17 21 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 531 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 503 (22.13%) JIRA
3 456 (20.06%) Jenkins
4 267 (11.75%) Selenium
5 239 (10.51%) Maven
6 206 (9.06%) JUnit
7 185 (8.14%) Cucumber
8 136 (5.98%) Subversion
9 129 (5.68%) Mockito
10 114 (5.02%) SoapUI
11 87 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 84 (3.70%) SonarQube
13 71 (3.12%) TeamCity
14 62 (2.73%) DbUnit
14 62 (2.73%) JMeter
15 61 (2.68%) WebDriver
16 60 (2.64%) Hudson
17 59 (2.60%) jMock
18 58 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
19 56 (2.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 374 (16.45%) Finance
2 147 (6.47%) Banking
3 105 (4.62%) Retail
4 71 (3.12%) Games
5 63 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 47 (2.07%) Marketing
7 40 (1.76%) Investment Banking
8 36 (1.58%) Publishing
9 24 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.97%) Back Office
11 18 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.70%) Electronics
12 16 (0.70%) Legal
13 12 (0.53%) Front Office
14 11 (0.48%) French Language
15 7 (0.31%) Advertising
15 7 (0.31%) Law
16 6 (0.26%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 969 (42.63%) Developer
2 400 (17.60%) Java Developer
3 247 (10.87%) Scrum Master
4 179 (7.88%) Analyst
5 158 (6.95%) Senior Developer
6 147 (6.47%) Architect
7 107 (4.71%) Agile Developer
8 104 (4.58%) .NET Developer
9 94 (4.14%) Project Manager
10 93 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
11 85 (3.74%) Scala Developer
12 81 (3.56%) Business Analyst
13 77 (3.39%) C# Developer
14 76 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
15 74 (3.26%) Delivery Manager
16 71 (3.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 68 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
17 68 (2.99%) React Developer
17 68 (2.99%) Test Analyst
18 63 (2.77%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (15.44%) REST
1 351 (15.44%) Web Services
2 338 (14.87%) RESTful
3 337 (14.83%) Spring
4 321 (14.12%) HTML
5 318 (13.99%) CSS
6 234 (10.29%) .NET
7 197 (8.67%) AngularJS
8 184 (8.10%) Node.js
9 160 (7.04%) React
10 157 (6.91%) SOAP
11 153 (6.73%) Spring Boot
12 149 (6.56%) HTML5
13 131 (5.76%) JSON
14 129 (5.68%) J2EE
15 120 (5.28%) ASP.NET
16 103 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
17 96 (4.22%) CSS3
18 95 (4.18%) Kafka
19 90 (3.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 200 (8.80%) User Experience
2 106 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
3 101 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (3.43%) Mobile App
5 63 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
6 62 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 48 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 48 (2.11%) Fintech
7 48 (2.11%) Virtual Team
8 42 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
9 29 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
10 27 (1.19%) Wiki
11 23 (1.01%) Data Structures
12 19 (0.84%) iPad
13 18 (0.79%) Management Information System
14 17 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
15 15 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (0.66%) Video on Demand
16 14 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 273 (12.01%) Linux
2 111 (4.88%) Unix
3 77 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 71 (3.12%) Windows
5 69 (3.04%) Android
6 57 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (1.85%) Windows Server
8 17 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.57%) CentOS
10 11 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.40%) Solaris
13 6 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.26%) zOS
14 5 (0.22%) VMS
15 4 (0.18%) Debian
15 4 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.088%) Nucleus RTOS
16 2 (0.088%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.088%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,153 (94.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1,960 (86.23%) Scrum
3 1,042 (45.84%) TDD
4 715 (31.46%) Continuous Integration
5 706 (31.06%) BDD
6 528 (23.23%) DevOps
7 515 (22.66%) Test Automation
8 359 (15.79%) Microservices
9 317 (13.95%) User Stories
10 300 (13.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 264 (11.61%) Coaching
11 264 (11.61%) Pair Programming
12 246 (10.82%) MVC
13 242 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
14 239 (10.51%) Software Engineering
15 236 (10.38%) Mentoring
16 233 (10.25%) E-Commerce
17 201 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
18 184 (8.10%) Open Source
19 159 (7.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 876 (38.54%) Java
2 542 (23.85%) JavaScript
3 361 (15.88%) SQL
4 239 (10.51%) Java 8
5 222 (9.77%) C#
6 210 (9.24%) Scala
7 169 (7.44%) Python
8 96 (4.22%) Ruby
9 81 (3.56%) Groovy
10 52 (2.29%) ES6
11 44 (1.94%) Bash Shell
11 44 (1.94%) TypeScript
12 43 (1.89%) Go
13 42 (1.85%) Perl
14 41 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 34 (1.50%) C++
16 33 (1.45%) PowerShell
17 29 (1.28%) T-SQL
18 28 (1.23%) C
19 26 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 154 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 132 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 121 (5.32%) Degree
4 58 (2.55%) ISEB
5 50 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 42 (1.85%) ISTQB
7 23 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 22 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 22 (0.97%) PMP
9 20 (0.88%) Master's Degree
10 17 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
11 15 (0.66%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.35%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.31%) CISA
13 7 (0.31%) CISM
13 7 (0.31%) CISSP
14 6 (0.26%) CITP
14 6 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 4 (0.18%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (9.37%) QA
2 33 (1.45%) GDPR
3 31 (1.36%) PMO
4 20 (0.88%) GCP
5 12 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.53%) NIST 800
6 10 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.40%) SLA
8 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.22%) MiFID
9 5 (0.22%) WCAG
10 4 (0.18%) COBIT
11 2 (0.088%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.088%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.044%) SEPA
12 1 (0.044%) Solvency II
System Software
1 263 (11.57%) Docker
2 50 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.16%) vSphere
4 19 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.40%) HDFS
7 6 (0.26%) LXC
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.088%) Postfix
10 2 (0.088%) Xen
11 1 (0.044%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.044%) Firmware
11 1 (0.044%) NFS
11 1 (0.044%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.044%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.044%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.044%) vCloud
11 1 (0.044%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 166 (7.30%) Kubernetes
2 108 (4.75%) Ansible
3 97 (4.27%) Puppet
4 68 (2.99%) Terraform
5 53 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (1.23%) Kibana
7 23 (1.01%) HP ALM
7 23 (1.01%) logstash
7 23 (1.01%) Mesos
8 22 (0.97%) Grafana
9 14 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
10 12 (0.53%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.35%) Graylog
13 7 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 5 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
14 5 (0.22%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.22%) Salt
14 5 (0.22%) systemd
14 5 (0.22%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 171 (7.52%) Microsoft
2 164 (7.22%) Oracle
3 104 (4.58%) Google
4 68 (2.99%) VMware
5 64 (2.82%) SAP
6 63 (2.77%) Atlassian
7 55 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 50 (2.20%) Adobe
9 45 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
10 41 (1.80%) Pega
11 32 (1.41%) IBM
12 26 (1.14%) hybris
12 26 (1.14%) Splunk
13 25 (1.10%) HP
14 22 (0.97%) Informatica
15 21 (0.92%) AppDynamics
16 20 (0.88%) Coverity
17 19 (0.84%) Tableau
18 18 (0.79%) Progress
18 18 (0.79%) webMethods