Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 99 112
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 +7
Contract jobs citing Kanban 654 1,992 2,247
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.09% 2.40% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.75% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 1,426 1,589
Median daily rate £500 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £360 £375 £363
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £483
% change year-on-year - +3.63% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 6
Median hourly rate £43.74 £52.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.29% +16.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £30.63
90th Percentile £54.38 £60.00 £66.48
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £51.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -32.04% +14.44% +28.57%

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 26,992 72,424 81,493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.39% 87.15% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,161 48,167 54,232
Median daily rate £488 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 2,004 2,194
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +16.28% -6.81%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £21.37
% change year-on-year +42.86% +14.66% -10.97%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Kanban as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in England

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Kanban in England.

Daily rate trend for Kanban in England

Kanban
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Kanban in England over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Kanban in England

Kanban
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Kanban in England.

Hourly rate trend for Kanban in England

Kanban
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Kanban in England over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 -31 320 £525 +2.44% 82
South West +76 79 £475 +5.56% 19
North of England -21 72 £475 - 50
South East +21 66 £500 +11.11% 32
East of England +53 63 £473 +5.00% 9
Midlands -18 49 £450 -5.26% 31
West Midlands -27 40 £475 - 18
Yorkshire -6 33 £500 +11.11% 21
North West +16 32 £425 -15.00% 28
East Midlands +44 9 £379 +0.71% 13
North East +4 7 £438 -7.89% 1
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 612 (93.58%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (89.76%) Scrum
3 255 (38.99%) DevOps
4 219 (33.49%) Java
5 211 (32.26%) Azure
6 202 (30.89%) AWS
7 199 (30.43%) TDD
8 192 (29.36%) JIRA
9 177 (27.06%) Test Automation
10 162 (24.77%) Git (software)
11 153 (23.39%) Jenkins
12 144 (22.02%) SQL
13 142 (21.71%) Finance
14 140 (21.41%) Confluence
15 135 (20.64%) BDD
16 129 (19.72%) Docker
17 125 (19.11%) JavaScript
18 124 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
19 123 (18.81%) Microservices
20 113 (17.28%) Security Cleared
21 103 (15.75%) SC Cleared
22 92 (14.07%) C#
23 91 (13.91%) Node.js
24 90 (13.76%) Web Services
25 87 (13.30%) Microsoft
26 86 (13.15%) Python
26 86 (13.15%) Oracle
26 86 (13.15%) Spring
26 86 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
27 82 (12.54%) REST

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
1 140 (21.41%) Confluence
2 28 (4.28%) Tomcat
3 23 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (3.21%) Apache
5 20 (3.06%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (2.45%) JBoss
7 14 (2.14%) Mule
8 10 (1.53%) CMS
8 10 (1.53%) nginx
8 10 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (1.38%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.38%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.22%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.92%) Red Hat Fuse
12 5 (0.76%) IIS
12 5 (0.76%) Jetty
12 5 (0.76%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.76%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 4 (0.61%) Jupyter
Applications
1 19 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.31%) InVision
6 2 (0.31%) Sketch
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.15%) LibreOffice
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.76%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) Aligne
6 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.15%) Orchestrade
6 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 211 (32.26%) Azure
2 202 (30.89%) AWS
3 60 (9.17%) GitHub
4 57 (8.72%) GCP
5 37 (5.66%) Slack
6 25 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (3.52%) Serverless
8 21 (3.21%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (2.29%) npm
11 13 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (1.99%) PaaS
11 13 (1.99%) Power Platform
11 13 (1.99%) SaaS
12 12 (1.83%) Amazon S3
12 12 (1.83%) Azure Data Factory
13 11 (1.68%) Amazon ECS
13 11 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (1.68%) BlazeMeter
14 9 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.59%) SSL
2 29 (4.43%) DNS
3 27 (4.13%) Firewall
3 27 (4.13%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.91%) HTTP
5 17 (2.60%) Reverse Proxy
6 10 (1.53%) Skype
7 8 (1.22%) SSH
8 7 (1.07%) Internet
9 6 (0.92%) WAN
10 4 (0.61%) DSL
10 4 (0.61%) LAN
11 3 (0.46%) DHCP
11 3 (0.46%) MPLS
12 2 (0.31%) OpenVPN
12 2 (0.31%) VPN
12 2 (0.31%) X.509
13 1 (0.15%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.15%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.81%) MySQL
3 36 (5.50%) Relational Database
4 34 (5.20%) Big Data
5 30 (4.59%) Oracle Database
6 28 (4.28%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.75%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.45%) Data Lake
11 16 (2.45%) NoSQL
12 15 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (1.83%) Power BI
16 10 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (1.22%) BigQuery
17 8 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
17 8 (1.22%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 192 (29.36%) JIRA
2 162 (24.77%) Git (software)
3 153 (23.39%) Jenkins
4 75 (11.47%) Selenium
5 69 (10.55%) JUnit
6 64 (9.79%) Cucumber
7 59 (9.02%) Maven
8 41 (6.27%) SoapUI
9 36 (5.50%) Sonatype Nexus
10 31 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (4.74%) Zephyr
11 29 (4.43%) Subversion
12 24 (3.67%) Mockito
13 23 (3.52%) JMeter
14 22 (3.36%) SonarQube
15 21 (3.21%) Bitbucket
16 20 (3.06%) Visual Studio Team System
17 18 (2.75%) WebDriver
18 16 (2.45%) SpecFlow
19 15 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 142 (21.71%) Finance
2 52 (7.95%) Public Sector
3 35 (5.35%) Banking
4 23 (3.52%) Marketing
5 11 (1.68%) Front Office
6 10 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.38%) Retail
8 7 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.61%) Games
9 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.61%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.46%) Law
10 3 (0.46%) Publishing
11 2 (0.31%) Back Office
11 2 (0.31%) Billing
11 2 (0.31%) German Language
11 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 249 (38.07%) Developer
2 60 (9.17%) Java Developer
3 51 (7.80%) Analyst
4 46 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 44 (6.73%) Senior Developer
6 43 (6.57%) Architect
7 38 (5.81%) Scrum Master
8 36 (5.50%) C# Developer
9 34 (5.20%) Business Analyst
10 29 (4.43%) .NET Developer
11 27 (4.13%) Tester
12 25 (3.82%) Azure Developer
13 24 (3.67%) Agile Coach
14 21 (3.21%) Project Manager
15 20 (3.06%) Test Engineer
16 16 (2.45%) Automation Tester
17 15 (2.29%) C# .NET Developer
17 15 (2.29%) Java Engineer
17 15 (2.29%) Software Engineer
17 15 (2.29%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (13.91%) Node.js
2 90 (13.76%) Web Services
3 86 (13.15%) Spring
4 82 (12.54%) REST
5 76 (11.62%) HTML
6 75 (11.47%) .NET
6 75 (11.47%) JSON
7 67 (10.24%) AngularJS
8 63 (9.63%) SOAP
9 59 (9.02%) CSS
10 58 (8.87%) Spring Boot
11 51 (7.80%) RESTful
12 47 (7.19%) XML
13 42 (6.42%) React
14 37 (5.66%) Kafka
15 32 (4.89%) Velocity
16 31 (4.74%) HTML5
17 29 (4.43%) Middleware
18 23 (3.52%) Express
18 23 (3.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.73%) User Experience
3 38 (5.81%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.21%) Public Cloud
5 16 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.14%) Cloud Native
7 14 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.68%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.53%) PKI
9 10 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.38%) W3C
11 8 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.22%) Derivative
11 8 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.22%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.92%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 73 (11.16%) Linux
2 44 (6.73%) Windows
3 40 (6.12%) Unix
4 24 (3.67%) Android
5 21 (3.21%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.53%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.22%) Debian
8 8 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.07%) CentOS
10 6 (0.92%) Solaris
11 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.46%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.31%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.31%) VME
14 1 (0.15%) HPUX
14 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (93.58%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (89.76%) Scrum
3 255 (38.99%) DevOps
4 199 (30.43%) TDD
5 177 (27.06%) Test Automation
6 135 (20.64%) BDD
7 124 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
8 123 (18.81%) Microservices
9 86 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
10 81 (12.39%) User Stories
11 70 (10.70%) SDLC
12 67 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 63 (9.63%) Project Delivery
14 62 (9.48%) Pair Programming
15 61 (9.33%) Coaching
15 61 (9.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 60 (9.17%) Software Engineering
17 55 (8.41%) Product Backlog
18 50 (7.65%) Continuous Delivery
19 47 (7.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 219 (33.49%) Java
2 144 (22.02%) SQL
3 125 (19.11%) JavaScript
4 92 (14.07%) C#
5 86 (13.15%) Python
6 47 (7.19%) Java 8
7 34 (5.20%) PowerShell
8 32 (4.89%) PL/SQL
9 30 (4.59%) Bash Shell
10 28 (4.28%) TypeScript
11 27 (4.13%) T-SQL
12 25 (3.82%) Ruby
13 21 (3.21%) Perl
14 20 (3.06%) Scala
15 19 (2.91%) Groovy
16 16 (2.45%) ES6
17 15 (2.29%) Apple Swift
18 14 (2.14%) Shell Script
19 12 (1.83%) C++
20 9 (1.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 113 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 103 (15.75%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.59%) Degree
4 12 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.68%) Master's Degree
6 9 (1.38%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.22%) ISEB
7 8 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.07%) OCPJP
8 7 (1.07%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.76%) CISM
9 5 (0.76%) CISSP
9 5 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.76%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.61%) OCP
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.46%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.46%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.49%) QA
2 9 (1.38%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.38%) PMO
3 7 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (1.07%) WCAG
4 5 (0.76%) GDPR
5 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.46%) AICPA
7 1 (0.15%) IFRS
7 1 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 129 (19.72%) Docker
2 26 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.22%) NDS
3 8 (1.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 6 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.92%) vSphere
5 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.46%) Postfix
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 79 (12.08%) Terraform
2 65 (9.94%) Kubernetes
3 54 (8.26%) Ansible
4 29 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (4.13%) Puppet
6 11 (1.68%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 8 (1.22%) Grafana
7 8 (1.22%) Packer
7 8 (1.22%) Prometheus
8 7 (1.07%) Kibana
8 7 (1.07%) Salt
8 7 (1.07%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.76%) vRealize
10 5 (0.76%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 4 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.46%) SCCM
13 2 (0.31%) Nessus
Vendors
1 87 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 86 (13.15%) Oracle
3 37 (5.66%) Splunk
4 31 (4.74%) AppDynamics
5 27 (4.13%) StreamSets
6 26 (3.98%) Databricks
7 25 (3.82%) F5
8 19 (2.91%) Atlassian
9 16 (2.45%) Google
10 15 (2.29%) HP
10 15 (2.29%) SAP
11 13 (1.99%) Blue Coat
12 12 (1.83%) NetIQ
13 11 (1.68%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.68%) ServiceNow
14 10 (1.53%) ForgeRock
15 9 (1.38%) Sybase
15 9 (1.38%) Tableau
15 9 (1.38%) VMware
16 8 (1.22%) Sun