Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 107 137
Rank change year-on-year -5 +30 +88
Contract jobs citing Kanban 2,126 2,145 1,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.33% 2.32% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.70% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,365 1,653 1,348
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £342
90th Percentile £639 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -20.45% +17.33% -25.00%

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 79,227 79,417 77,255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.99% 85.96% 85.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,909 53,607 51,420
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,956 1,841 2,168
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £23.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% -1.43% +5.40%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +2.17% +0.70% -0.70%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -2 1,084 £525 +5.00% 202
South East +10 355 £494 -1.25% 96
Midlands +22 278 £513 +10.81% 45
West Midlands +19 237 £525 +11.70% 34
North of England -59 192 £425 +3.03% 100
South West +7 119 £475 +13.10% 42
East of England +3 99 £525 +0.96% 35
North West -58 92 £425 +6.92% 53
Yorkshire -67 61 £425 - 36
North East -5 40 £490 +15.29% 11
East Midlands -13 36 £405 +1.25% 11
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 2,004 (94.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1,789 (84.15%) Scrum
3 837 (39.37%) TDD
4 698 (32.83%) Java
5 691 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
6 663 (31.19%) BDD
7 591 (27.80%) JIRA
8 581 (27.33%) DevOps
9 565 (26.58%) Git (software)
10 538 (25.31%) Jenkins
11 508 (23.89%) Test Automation
12 494 (23.24%) JavaScript
13 451 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
14 358 (16.84%) Confluence
15 355 (16.70%) User Stories
16 349 (16.42%) Microservices
17 342 (16.09%) Docker
18 339 (15.95%) RESTful
19 336 (15.80%) REST
19 336 (15.80%) Spring
20 331 (15.57%) Finance
21 327 (15.38%) Web Services
22 318 (14.96%) Linux
23 307 (14.44%) SQL
24 295 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
25 292 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
26 278 (13.08%) HTML
27 273 (12.84%) Coaching
28 261 (12.28%) CSS
29 260 (12.23%) Maven

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
1 358 (16.84%) Confluence
2 59 (2.78%) CMS
3 58 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
4 57 (2.68%) Documentum
5 56 (2.63%) Apache
6 46 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 36 (1.69%) Apache Spark
8 29 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 20 (0.94%) Apache Solr
10 18 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
10 18 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 17 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 17 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.56%) IIS
13 11 (0.52%) JBoss
14 10 (0.47%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.42%) Jupyter
16 8 (0.38%) K2 blackpearl
16 8 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.61%) InVision
6 10 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.094%) HipChat
9 2 (0.094%) Mingle
10 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.24%) Unica
3 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.094%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.094%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.094%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.047%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.047%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.047%) Magento
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.047%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.047%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 451 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 292 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (4.66%) GitHub
4 96 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
5 74 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
6 52 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 50 (2.35%) Serverless
8 47 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
9 45 (2.12%) PaaS
10 38 (1.79%) IaaS
11 33 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 28 (1.32%) SaaS
13 25 (1.18%) Amazon S3
14 19 (0.89%) npm
14 19 (0.89%) Slack
15 18 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
16 17 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 14 (0.66%) Trello
19 13 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 107 (5.03%) HTTP
2 43 (2.02%) Firewall
3 42 (1.98%) Internet
4 41 (1.93%) SSL
5 31 (1.46%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.71%) VLAN
7 10 (0.47%) DNS
8 8 (0.38%) DMZ
8 8 (0.38%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.33%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.28%) AMQP
10 6 (0.28%) SSH
11 4 (0.19%) VPN
12 3 (0.14%) ICMP
12 3 (0.14%) LAN
12 3 (0.14%) SMS
13 2 (0.094%) BGP
13 2 (0.094%) IMAP
13 2 (0.094%) OSPF
13 2 (0.094%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 154 (7.24%) NoSQL
3 153 (7.20%) Relational Database
4 130 (6.11%) MySQL
5 107 (5.03%) MongoDB
6 85 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 60 (2.82%) Big Data
8 57 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 46 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 44 (2.07%) Hadoop
11 41 (1.93%) RDBMS
12 38 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 28 (1.32%) Apache Hive
15 27 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
15 27 (1.27%) Redis
16 19 (0.89%) HBase
17 18 (0.85%) Power BI
18 16 (0.75%) Neo4j
19 13 (0.61%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 591 (27.80%) JIRA
2 565 (26.58%) Git (software)
3 538 (25.31%) Jenkins
4 260 (12.23%) Maven
5 208 (9.78%) Selenium
6 206 (9.69%) JUnit
7 160 (7.53%) Cucumber
8 149 (7.01%) Subversion
9 120 (5.64%) Mockito
10 99 (4.66%) SonarQube
11 92 (4.33%) Visual Studio Team System
12 81 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
13 75 (3.53%) DbUnit
14 74 (3.48%) jMock
15 67 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 64 (3.01%) SoapUI
17 59 (2.78%) Hudson
18 53 (2.49%) WebDriver
19 50 (2.35%) GitLab
19 50 (2.35%) Mercurial
General
1 331 (15.57%) Finance
2 134 (6.30%) Banking
3 89 (4.19%) Retail
4 43 (2.02%) Games
4 43 (2.02%) Marketing
5 41 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 34 (1.60%) Publishing
8 32 (1.51%) Front Office
9 19 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 17 (0.80%) Law
11 13 (0.61%) Legal
12 11 (0.52%) Advertising
13 10 (0.47%) Back Office
14 9 (0.42%) Billing
14 9 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.33%) Automotive
15 7 (0.33%) Electronics
15 7 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 804 (37.82%) Developer
2 316 (14.86%) Java Developer
3 228 (10.72%) Scrum Master
4 177 (8.33%) Analyst
5 155 (7.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 116 (5.46%) Agile Developer
7 114 (5.36%) Architect
8 109 (5.13%) Business Analyst
9 106 (4.99%) Senior Developer
10 83 (3.90%) Delivery Manager
11 80 (3.76%) Scala Developer
12 79 (3.72%) Project Manager
13 78 (3.67%) .NET Developer
14 75 (3.53%) C# Developer
15 71 (3.34%) Agile Coach
16 70 (3.29%) Tester
17 68 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
18 66 (3.10%) Full Stack Developer
19 57 (2.68%) Agile Business Analyst
19 57 (2.68%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (15.95%) RESTful
2 336 (15.80%) REST
2 336 (15.80%) Spring
3 327 (15.38%) Web Services
4 278 (13.08%) HTML
5 261 (12.28%) CSS
6 246 (11.57%) .NET
7 221 (10.40%) AngularJS
8 160 (7.53%) Node.js
8 160 (7.53%) Spring Boot
9 150 (7.06%) React
10 144 (6.77%) SOAP
11 140 (6.59%) JSON
12 135 (6.35%) HTML5
13 125 (5.88%) J2EE
14 95 (4.47%) ASP.NET
15 88 (4.14%) Spring MVC
16 87 (4.09%) CSS3
16 87 (4.09%) Kafka
17 85 (4.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 208 (9.78%) User Experience
2 129 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
3 123 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 57 (2.68%) Fintech
7 51 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 47 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
9 36 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 35 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
11 33 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 29 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 26 (1.22%) Over-the-Top Content
14 21 (0.99%) Video on Demand
15 17 (0.80%) Public Cloud
16 15 (0.71%) PMI
16 15 (0.71%) Wiki
17 14 (0.66%) Client/Server
18 13 (0.61%) iPad
18 13 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 318 (14.96%) Linux
2 121 (5.69%) Unix
3 115 (5.41%) Windows
4 71 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 59 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 51 (2.40%) Android
7 30 (1.41%) Windows Server
8 16 (0.75%) CentOS
9 15 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.14%) Solaris
13 3 (0.14%) VMS
14 2 (0.094%) VME
15 1 (0.047%) SUSE
15 1 (0.047%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.047%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.047%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,004 (94.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1,789 (84.15%) Scrum
3 837 (39.37%) TDD
4 691 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
5 663 (31.19%) BDD
6 581 (27.33%) DevOps
7 508 (23.89%) Test Automation
8 355 (16.70%) User Stories
9 349 (16.42%) Microservices
10 295 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
11 273 (12.84%) Coaching
12 245 (11.52%) Open Source
13 218 (10.25%) Continuous Delivery
14 217 (10.21%) Pair Programming
15 212 (9.97%) Software Engineering
16 206 (9.69%) E-Commerce
17 201 (9.45%) MVC
18 191 (8.98%) SOA
19 187 (8.80%) Configuration Management
20 184 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 698 (32.83%) Java
2 494 (23.24%) JavaScript
3 307 (14.44%) SQL
4 236 (11.10%) Python
5 225 (10.58%) C#
6 193 (9.08%) Java 8
7 167 (7.86%) Scala
8 135 (6.35%) Ruby
9 93 (4.37%) Perl
10 71 (3.34%) Bash Shell
11 64 (3.01%) PHP
12 56 (2.63%) Shell Script
13 42 (1.98%) Go
13 42 (1.98%) TypeScript
14 37 (1.74%) Groovy
14 37 (1.74%) PowerShell
15 30 (1.41%) ES6
16 22 (1.03%) PHP 5
17 18 (0.85%) C
18 16 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 162 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 139 (6.54%) SC Cleared
3 101 (4.75%) Degree
4 64 (3.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 36 (1.69%) ISEB
6 26 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 24 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (0.94%) PMI Certification
9 15 (0.71%) PMP
10 11 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.38%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.38%) IIBA
12 8 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.33%) OCP
14 6 (0.28%) CBAP
15 5 (0.24%) CITP
16 4 (0.19%) CISSP
16 4 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (8.98%) QA
2 24 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.80%) PMO
4 9 (0.42%) Basel III
5 8 (0.38%) GDPR
5 8 (0.38%) MiFID
6 5 (0.24%) PSD2
7 4 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.094%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.094%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.094%) SLA
10 1 (0.047%) COBIT
10 1 (0.047%) SEPA
10 1 (0.047%) Solvency II
System Software
1 342 (16.09%) Docker
2 62 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (2.87%) vSphere
4 20 (0.94%) Active Directory
5 15 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.33%) HDFS
6 7 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.14%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.094%) KVM
8 2 (0.094%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.047%) Firmware
9 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.047%) NDS
9 1 (0.047%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.047%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 196 (9.22%) Kubernetes
2 189 (8.89%) Ansible
3 177 (8.33%) Puppet
4 78 (3.67%) ZABBIX
5 68 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (2.96%) Terraform
7 33 (1.55%) Kibana
8 29 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
9 27 (1.27%) Nagios
10 22 (1.03%) logstash
11 18 (0.85%) Grafana
12 14 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
12 14 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
13 11 (0.52%) Mesos
13 11 (0.52%) Prometheus
14 8 (0.38%) Control-M
14 8 (0.38%) systemd
15 7 (0.33%) Data Guard
15 7 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (0.33%) Suricata
Vendors
1 170 (8.00%) Oracle
2 153 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 101 (4.75%) Google
4 89 (4.19%) Pega
5 86 (4.05%) Atlassian
6 64 (3.01%) VMware
7 44 (2.07%) Red Hat
8 43 (2.02%) ServiceNow
9 34 (1.60%) Adobe
9 34 (1.60%) hybris
10 30 (1.41%) Splunk
11 28 (1.32%) IBM
11 28 (1.32%) SAP
12 21 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (0.94%) Riverbed
14 17 (0.80%) Apple
14 17 (0.80%) Tableau
15 16 (0.75%) New Relic
16 15 (0.71%) Informatica
17 13 (0.61%) Cloudera