Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 151 222
Rank change year-on-year +45 +71 +64
Contract jobs citing Kanban 2193 1728 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.33% 1.79% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.12% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1723 1375 940
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £325
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% -32.00% +76.99%

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 79631 81325 85624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.67% 84.17% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53568 54246 56450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1862 2110 2524
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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
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 November 2017. 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 +37 1188 £500 - 135
South East +9 345 £500 +11.11% 36
North of England +20 270 £406 -9.72% 64
Midlands +73 164 £450 +2.86% 21
East of England +40 144 £500 -4.31% 13
North West +31 140 £400 -11.11% 39
West Midlands +73 123 £470 +7.43% 15
Yorkshire -14 108 £425 -5.56% 22
South West +15 86 £425 +3.66% 18
East Midlands +18 41 £419 -2.90% 6
North East +57 34 £413 -13.16% 3
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kanban also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 2103 (95.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1872 (85.36%) Scrum
3 1071 (48.84%) TDD
4 845 (38.53%) Java
5 733 (33.42%) BDD
6 669 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
7 592 (26.99%) DevOps
8 535 (24.40%) Git (software)
9 520 (23.71%) Test Automation
10 496 (22.62%) Jenkins
11 479 (21.84%) JIRA
12 476 (21.71%) JavaScript
13 412 (18.79%) Amazon AWS
14 397 (18.10%) SQL
15 374 (17.05%) Web Services
16 363 (16.55%) User Stories
17 353 (16.10%) HTML
18 350 (15.96%) Microservices
19 340 (15.50%) RESTful
20 332 (15.14%) CSS
21 326 (14.87%) Linux
22 325 (14.82%) Spring
23 315 (14.36%) Finance
24 311 (14.18%) Pair Programming
25 300 (13.68%) Continuous Delivery
26 285 (13.00%) Confluence
27 282 (12.86%) REST
28 272 (12.40%) Software Engineering
29 266 (12.13%) AngularJS
30 263 (11.99%) Scala

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
1 285 (13.00%) Confluence
2 104 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
3 85 (3.88%) Apache Spark
4 82 (3.74%) JBoss
5 80 (3.65%) Tomcat
6 67 (3.06%) Apache
7 65 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 49 (2.23%) OpenStack
9 40 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
10 33 (1.50%) CMS
11 28 (1.28%) WebLogic
12 25 (1.14%) SharePoint
13 21 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 19 (0.87%) nginx
15 18 (0.82%) Mule
15 18 (0.82%) WebSphere
16 17 (0.78%) GlassFish
16 17 (0.78%) WildFly
17 14 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
18 13 (0.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 41 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.27%) HipChat
6 6 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.18%) Mingle
8 3 (0.14%) InVision
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.046%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.55%) Magento
3 11 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.18%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.091%) HFM
7 2 (0.091%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.091%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.046%) Primavera
8 1 (0.046%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.046%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 412 (18.79%) Amazon AWS
2 189 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (4.20%) GitHub
4 86 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
5 69 (3.15%) PaaS
6 55 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 49 (2.23%) IaaS
8 46 (2.10%) Amazon S3
9 42 (1.92%) SaaS
10 29 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 27 (1.23%) Slack
12 26 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (1.14%) npm
14 21 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (0.96%) Serverless
15 17 (0.78%) Trello
16 15 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
18 13 (0.59%) Heroku
19 12 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.33%) HTTP
2 64 (2.92%) SSL
3 62 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 28 (1.28%) SMS
5 13 (0.59%) DSL
5 13 (0.59%) Internet
6 11 (0.50%) Bluetooth
7 10 (0.46%) AMQP
7 10 (0.46%) Kerberos
7 10 (0.46%) LDAP
8 9 (0.41%) Firewall
9 7 (0.32%) DNS
10 4 (0.18%) NAS
10 4 (0.18%) SAN
11 3 (0.14%) 3G
11 3 (0.14%) PuTTY
11 3 (0.14%) WinSCP
12 2 (0.091%) Extranet
12 2 (0.091%) Intranet
12 2 (0.091%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (11.13%) NoSQL
2 226 (10.31%) MongoDB
3 151 (6.89%) MySQL
4 150 (6.84%) Big Data
5 146 (6.66%) Hadoop
6 140 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 135 (6.16%) SQL Server
8 124 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 103 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
10 66 (3.01%) Oracle Database
11 54 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (2.10%) RDBMS
13 38 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
14 35 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 31 (1.41%) Redis
16 27 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
16 27 (1.23%) Apache Hive
17 26 (1.19%) Power BI
18 25 (1.14%) HBase
19 22 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 535 (24.40%) Git (software)
2 496 (22.62%) Jenkins
3 479 (21.84%) JIRA
4 205 (9.35%) Maven
5 204 (9.30%) Selenium
6 198 (9.03%) Cucumber
7 181 (8.25%) JUnit
8 132 (6.02%) Subversion
9 122 (5.56%) Mockito
10 79 (3.60%) gulp
11 73 (3.33%) SoapUI
12 68 (3.10%) Grunt
13 64 (2.92%) IntelliJ
14 57 (2.60%) JIRA Agile
15 53 (2.42%) Jasmine
16 52 (2.37%) SonarQube
16 52 (2.37%) Sonatype Nexus
16 52 (2.37%) TeamCity
17 51 (2.33%) WebDriver
18 45 (2.05%) Gradle
General
1 315 (14.36%) Finance
2 139 (6.34%) Banking
3 102 (4.65%) Retail
4 84 (3.83%) Games
5 63 (2.87%) Marketing
6 56 (2.55%) Publishing
7 46 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.05%) Front Office
8 23 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 21 (0.96%) Advertising
10 20 (0.91%) Automotive
11 19 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.78%) Electronics
13 14 (0.64%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.59%) Legal
15 10 (0.46%) Law
16 8 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.32%) Online Betting
18 6 (0.27%) Back Office
19 5 (0.23%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 927 (42.27%) Developer
2 364 (16.60%) Java Developer
3 214 (9.76%) Analyst
4 211 (9.62%) Scrum Master
5 170 (7.75%) Senior Developer
6 151 (6.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 141 (6.43%) Business Analyst
8 134 (6.11%) Architect
9 127 (5.79%) Agile Developer
10 90 (4.10%) Agile Java Developer
11 87 (3.97%) .NET Developer
12 85 (3.88%) Scala Developer
13 80 (3.65%) Agile Scrum Master
13 80 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
14 76 (3.47%) Tester
15 74 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
16 73 (3.33%) AWS Developer
16 73 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
16 73 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
17 72 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (17.05%) Web Services
2 353 (16.10%) HTML
3 340 (15.50%) RESTful
4 332 (15.14%) CSS
5 325 (14.82%) Spring
6 282 (12.86%) REST
7 266 (12.13%) AngularJS
8 222 (10.12%) .NET
9 221 (10.08%) JSON
10 210 (9.58%) HTML5
11 208 (9.48%) Node.js
12 178 (8.12%) React
13 174 (7.93%) SOAP
14 151 (6.89%) XML
15 147 (6.70%) Hibernate
16 135 (6.16%) Spring Boot
17 129 (5.88%) CSS3
18 115 (5.24%) J2EE
19 113 (5.15%) ASP.NET
20 95 (4.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 152 (6.93%) User Experience
2 114 (5.20%) Mobile App
3 96 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
5 80 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 55 (2.51%) Virtual Team
7 50 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 44 (2.01%) Data Structures
9 31 (1.41%) Data Centre
9 31 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 29 (1.32%) Fintech
11 26 (1.19%) Video on Demand
12 25 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
13 24 (1.09%) Blog
13 24 (1.09%) Public Cloud
14 22 (1.00%) Wiki
15 19 (0.87%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.82%) Algorithms
16 18 (0.82%) Online Games
17 17 (0.78%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 326 (14.87%) Linux
2 167 (7.62%) Unix
3 104 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 75 (3.42%) Windows
5 73 (3.33%) Android
6 56 (2.55%) Apple iOS
7 48 (2.19%) Mac OS X
8 19 (0.87%) Solaris
9 16 (0.73%) CentOS
9 16 (0.73%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.55%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.32%) AIX
11 7 (0.32%) HPUX
12 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.091%) Nucleus RTOS
13 2 (0.091%) SUSE
13 2 (0.091%) VMS
13 2 (0.091%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.046%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2103 (95.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1872 (85.36%) Scrum
3 1071 (48.84%) TDD
4 733 (33.42%) BDD
5 669 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
6 592 (26.99%) DevOps
7 520 (23.71%) Test Automation
8 363 (16.55%) User Stories
9 350 (15.96%) Microservices
10 311 (14.18%) Pair Programming
11 300 (13.68%) Continuous Delivery
12 272 (12.40%) Software Engineering
13 255 (11.63%) Coaching
14 242 (11.04%) MVC
15 237 (10.81%) Mentoring
16 225 (10.26%) SOA
17 208 (9.48%) Open Source
18 199 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
19 182 (8.30%) E-Commerce
20 175 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 845 (38.53%) Java
2 476 (21.71%) JavaScript
3 397 (18.10%) SQL
4 263 (11.99%) Scala
5 247 (11.26%) Python
6 200 (9.12%) C#
7 171 (7.80%) Ruby
8 93 (4.24%) Groovy
9 63 (2.87%) Go
10 59 (2.69%) Bash Shell
11 55 (2.51%) Shell Script
12 53 (2.42%) PL/SQL
13 52 (2.37%) T-SQL
14 51 (2.33%) PHP
15 40 (1.82%) Perl
16 35 (1.60%) Apple Swift
17 31 (1.41%) R
18 21 (0.96%) PowerShell
19 20 (0.91%) VBA
20 19 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 130 (5.93%) Degree
2 125 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 78 (3.56%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 32 (1.46%) PMP
6 30 (1.37%) ISEB
7 22 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 19 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 19 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.23%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
13 5 (0.23%) CISSP
13 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.18%) IIBA
14 4 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (10.90%) QA
2 22 (1.00%) GDPR
3 16 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.68%) MiFID
5 14 (0.64%) PMO
6 8 (0.36%) GCP
7 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.091%) SLA
9 1 (0.046%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.046%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.046%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.046%) P3O
9 1 (0.046%) SEPA
9 1 (0.046%) WCAG
System Software
1 249 (11.35%) Docker
2 24 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.46%) HDFS
6 9 (0.41%) vSphere
6 9 (0.41%) Xen
7 6 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.27%) LXC
7 6 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.23%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.23%) vCloud
9 4 (0.18%) NFS
9 4 (0.18%) OpenDJ
9 4 (0.18%) OpenIDM
10 2 (0.091%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.091%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.046%) Firmware
11 1 (0.046%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.046%) zsh
Systems Management
1 168 (7.66%) Puppet
2 133 (6.06%) Ansible
3 84 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (3.47%) Kibana
4 76 (3.47%) Terraform
5 67 (3.06%) logstash
6 61 (2.78%) Grafana
7 54 (2.46%) Kubernetes
8 33 (1.50%) ZABBIX
9 30 (1.37%) Mesos
10 23 (1.05%) Rancher
11 14 (0.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 13 (0.59%) Graphite
13 11 (0.50%) Prometheus
14 10 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
15 9 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
16 7 (0.32%) StatsD
17 6 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
17 6 (0.27%) Oozie
18 5 (0.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 195 (8.89%) Oracle
2 138 (6.29%) Microsoft
3 93 (4.24%) Splunk
4 82 (3.74%) Red Hat
5 71 (3.24%) Atlassian
6 70 (3.19%) AppDynamics
7 51 (2.33%) VMware
8 50 (2.28%) New Relic
8 50 (2.28%) SAP
9 36 (1.64%) WSO2
10 29 (1.32%) IBM
11 28 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 25 (1.14%) Cloudera
13 23 (1.05%) Tableau
14 22 (1.00%) Adobe
15 21 (0.96%) Google
16 20 (0.91%) SaltStack
17 18 (0.82%) HP
18 17 (0.78%) hybris
18 17 (0.78%) Sitecore