Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 110 120
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10 +63
Contract jobs citing Kanban 1,996 2,270 1,856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.43% 2.43% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.80% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,417 1,576 1,439
England median daily rate £500 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68% -
10th Percentile £373 £363 £362
90th Percentile £663 £640 £615
UK median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.36% +1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 1
England median hourly rate £45.75 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +28.57% -37.20%
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -25.53%

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 71,756 81,146 76,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.34% 86.94% 86.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 47,692 53,974 50,167
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,002 2,190 1,882
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +1.06%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £24.77
% change year-on-year +16.67% -15.22% +5.40%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +16 1,087 £513 -2.38% 158
North of England +34 280 £475 +11.76% 105
South East -22 262 £450 - 61
Midlands +7 198 £463 +2.78% 38
West Midlands +7 173 £475 - 25
Yorkshire +36 137 £450 - 36
North West -5 102 £510 +20.00% 64
South West +20 87 £463 +6.94% 37
East of England -17 84 £450 -16.28% 28
North East +26 40 £475 +18.75% 5
East Midlands +5 19 £376 -5.94% 13
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1,853 (92.84%) Agile Software Development
2 1,688 (84.57%) Scrum
3 656 (32.87%) DevOps
4 602 (30.16%) Java
5 592 (29.66%) TDD
6 521 (26.10%) Git (software)
7 497 (24.90%) Continuous Integration
8 479 (24.00%) JIRA
9 459 (23.00%) BDD
10 458 (22.95%) JavaScript
11 447 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
12 441 (22.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 436 (21.84%) Test Automation
14 432 (21.64%) Jenkins
15 354 (17.74%) Finance
16 336 (16.83%) SQL
17 314 (15.73%) Web Services
18 299 (14.98%) Linux
19 293 (14.68%) REST
20 291 (14.58%) Docker
21 287 (14.38%) Microservices
21 287 (14.38%) C#
22 286 (14.33%) Python
23 284 (14.23%) HTML
24 264 (13.23%) Spring
25 257 (12.88%) RESTful
26 245 (12.27%) CSS
27 235 (11.77%) .NET
28 226 (11.32%) Confluence
29 210 (10.52%) Security Cleared

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
1 226 (11.32%) Confluence
2 66 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
3 48 (2.40%) Tomcat
4 40 (2.00%) Apache Spark
5 37 (1.85%) Apache
6 25 (1.25%) CMS
6 25 (1.25%) Magnolia
7 23 (1.15%) JBoss
7 23 (1.15%) nginx
8 22 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
9 19 (0.95%) SharePoint
10 17 (0.85%) Mule
11 14 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 14 (0.70%) SAS
12 11 (0.55%) Ethereum
12 11 (0.55%) Hyperledger
12 11 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (0.50%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.40%) Sketch
6 7 (0.35%) InVision
6 7 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.050%) Marvel
9 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.85%) Distributed Ledger
3 12 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 11 (0.55%) R3 Corda
5 10 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
7 5 (0.25%) SAP MDG
8 4 (0.20%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.20%) SAP MDM
8 4 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.20%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.15%) Magento
9 3 (0.15%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.15%) Primavera
9 3 (0.15%) SAP WM
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 447 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
2 441 (22.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 159 (7.97%) GitHub
4 103 (5.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 93 (4.66%) Amazon EC2
6 57 (2.86%) Power Platform
7 55 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 50 (2.51%) Slack
9 48 (2.40%) Datadog
10 44 (2.20%) Amazon SQS
10 44 (2.20%) Serverless
11 35 (1.75%) PaaS
12 32 (1.60%) SaaS
13 31 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 28 (1.40%) Amazon S3
14 28 (1.40%) npm
15 26 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
15 26 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
16 25 (1.25%) OpenShift
17 24 (1.20%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.00%) HTTP
2 39 (1.95%) Internet
3 16 (0.80%) Firewall
4 15 (0.75%) SSL
4 15 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.60%) SSH
6 11 (0.55%) IPFS
6 11 (0.55%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 11 (0.55%) VPN
7 9 (0.45%) WAN
8 8 (0.40%) Wireshark
9 7 (0.35%) DNS
10 6 (0.30%) Broadband
10 6 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
11 5 (0.25%) DSL
12 4 (0.20%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.20%) LAN
12 4 (0.20%) MPLS
12 4 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 134 (6.71%) NoSQL
3 118 (5.91%) Relational Database
4 115 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
5 100 (5.01%) MongoDB
6 94 (4.71%) Big Data
7 79 (3.96%) MySQL
8 60 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
9 56 (2.81%) Hadoop
9 56 (2.81%) Power BI
10 47 (2.35%) RDBMS
11 42 (2.10%) BigQuery
12 41 (2.05%) Redis
13 39 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
14 38 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 31 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
16 28 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 27 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
17 27 (1.35%) Oracle Database
18 23 (1.15%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 521 (26.10%) Git (software)
2 479 (24.00%) JIRA
3 432 (21.64%) Jenkins
4 192 (9.62%) Selenium
5 171 (8.57%) Maven
6 130 (6.51%) JUnit
7 122 (6.11%) Cucumber
8 115 (5.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 107 (5.36%) Mockito
10 101 (5.06%) Visual Studio Team System
11 97 (4.86%) SonarQube
12 69 (3.46%) DbUnit
13 67 (3.36%) jMock
14 56 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
15 55 (2.76%) Bitbucket
16 53 (2.66%) TeamCity
17 46 (2.30%) Visual Studio
18 42 (2.10%) JMeter
19 41 (2.05%) SpecFlow
20 40 (2.00%) Gradle
General
1 354 (17.74%) Finance
2 120 (6.01%) Banking
3 112 (5.61%) Public Sector
4 98 (4.91%) Retail
5 46 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.05%) Marketing
7 40 (2.00%) Games
8 37 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.35%) Law
11 24 (1.20%) Legal
12 20 (1.00%) Publishing
13 19 (0.95%) Front Office
14 17 (0.85%) Back Office
15 14 (0.70%) Advertising
15 14 (0.70%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.60%) Electronics
17 10 (0.50%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.30%) Local Government
18 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 769 (38.53%) Developer
2 233 (11.67%) Java Developer
3 197 (9.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 173 (8.67%) Analyst
5 169 (8.47%) Scrum Master
6 114 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 95 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 94 (4.71%) Business Analyst
9 87 (4.36%) Senior Developer
10 82 (4.11%) Project Manager
11 76 (3.81%) Agile Coach
12 75 (3.76%) Architect
13 64 (3.21%) Tester
14 63 (3.16%) Full Stack Developer
15 58 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
16 54 (2.71%) Agile Scrum Master
17 53 (2.66%) Delivery Manager
17 53 (2.66%) Lead Developer
18 46 (2.30%) Cloud Engineer
19 44 (2.20%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (15.73%) Web Services
2 293 (14.68%) REST
3 284 (14.23%) HTML
4 264 (13.23%) Spring
5 257 (12.88%) RESTful
6 245 (12.27%) CSS
7 235 (11.77%) .NET
8 177 (8.87%) JSON
9 157 (7.87%) Node.js
10 148 (7.41%) SOAP
11 143 (7.16%) ASP.NET
12 139 (6.96%) React
13 138 (6.91%) Spring Boot
14 133 (6.66%) AngularJS
15 113 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
16 110 (5.51%) J2EE
17 103 (5.16%) XML
18 93 (4.66%) .NET Framework
19 91 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
20 80 (4.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 194 (9.72%) User Experience
2 120 (6.01%) Mobile App
3 93 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
4 87 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 58 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
7 47 (2.35%) Video on Demand
8 43 (2.15%) Data Structures
9 35 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 33 (1.65%) Virtual Team
11 30 (1.50%) Cloud Native
12 29 (1.45%) Public Cloud
13 27 (1.35%) Data Centre
14 22 (1.10%) Wiki
15 21 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
16 20 (1.00%) Over-the-Top Content
17 19 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
18 17 (0.85%) NHS
18 17 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
19 15 (0.75%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 299 (14.98%) Linux
2 105 (5.26%) Windows
3 87 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 86 (4.31%) Apple iOS
5 67 (3.36%) Unix
6 66 (3.31%) Android
7 37 (1.85%) CentOS
8 28 (1.40%) Mac OS
9 25 (1.25%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.55%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.40%) Debian
12 5 (0.25%) VMS
12 5 (0.25%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.15%) Mesosphere
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.10%) Solaris
15 1 (0.050%) Fedora
15 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,853 (92.84%) Agile Software Development
2 1,688 (84.57%) Scrum
3 656 (32.87%) DevOps
4 592 (29.66%) TDD
5 497 (24.90%) Continuous Integration
6 459 (23.00%) BDD
7 436 (21.84%) Test Automation
8 287 (14.38%) Microservices
9 209 (10.47%) Coaching
10 203 (10.17%) E-Commerce
11 201 (10.07%) User Stories
12 197 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
13 188 (9.42%) Software Engineering
14 182 (9.12%) Continuous Improvement
15 166 (8.32%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 150 (7.52%) Continuous Delivery
17 144 (7.21%) SDLC
18 142 (7.11%) MVC
19 132 (6.61%) Project Management
20 129 (6.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 602 (30.16%) Java
2 458 (22.95%) JavaScript
3 336 (16.83%) SQL
4 287 (14.38%) C#
5 286 (14.33%) Python
6 146 (7.31%) Java 8
7 121 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 117 (5.86%) Ruby
9 83 (4.16%) Scala
10 81 (4.06%) TypeScript
11 60 (3.01%) Perl
12 54 (2.71%) Shell Script
13 51 (2.56%) PHP
14 50 (2.51%) PowerShell
15 42 (2.10%) ES6
16 38 (1.90%) C
17 33 (1.65%) Apple Swift
17 33 (1.65%) PL/SQL
18 28 (1.40%) Groovy
19 27 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 210 (10.52%) Security Cleared
2 166 (8.32%) SC Cleared
3 104 (5.21%) Degree
4 21 (1.05%) ISEB
5 19 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (0.90%) RHCE
7 16 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 13 (0.65%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.60%) PMP
10 9 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.40%) CISSP
11 8 (0.40%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.30%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.20%) CEH
13 4 (0.20%) CISM
13 4 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.15%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (5.31%) QA
2 27 (1.35%) PMO
3 17 (0.85%) GDPR
4 13 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.20%) GxP
6 4 (0.20%) WCAG
7 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.10%) NIST
7 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.10%) PSD2
8 1 (0.050%) COBIT
8 1 (0.050%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.050%) MiFID
8 1 (0.050%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.050%) SEPA
System Software
1 291 (14.58%) Docker
2 42 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 31 (1.55%) vSphere
5 28 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (1.20%) Postfix
7 8 (0.40%) NDS
8 7 (0.35%) LXC
9 6 (0.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.10%) HDFS
11 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.050%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.050%) XenApp
12 1 (0.050%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.050%) zsh
Systems Management
1 190 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 147 (7.36%) Terraform
3 139 (6.96%) Ansible
4 89 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
5 80 (4.01%) Puppet
6 24 (1.20%) SCCM
7 23 (1.15%) Kibana
7 23 (1.15%) Prometheus
7 23 (1.15%) ZABBIX
8 17 (0.85%) Graphite
9 15 (0.75%) Grafana
9 15 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (0.70%) Consul
10 14 (0.70%) logstash
11 12 (0.60%) Suricata
12 11 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
13 10 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.40%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.35%) NetIQ Identity Manager
15 7 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 186 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 121 (6.06%) Oracle
3 113 (5.66%) Google
4 78 (3.91%) Red Hat
5 66 (3.31%) Splunk
6 61 (3.06%) SAP
7 58 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
8 54 (2.71%) VMware
9 49 (2.45%) Atlassian
10 47 (2.35%) AppDynamics
11 35 (1.75%) Tableau
12 30 (1.50%) Pega
13 29 (1.45%) ServiceNow
14 28 (1.40%) Adobe
15 21 (1.05%) Databricks
15 21 (1.05%) MuleSoft
16 19 (0.95%) New Relic
17 18 (0.90%) IBM
18 13 (0.65%) Dynatrace
19 12 (0.60%) Informatica