Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 109 155
Rank change year-on-year +4 +46 +68
Contract jobs citing Kanban 2,315 2,152 1,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.43% 2.27% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.64% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,514 1,695 1,356
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £335
90th Percentile £640 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £27.50 £35.00 £31.10
90th Percentile £59.63 £35.00 £57.88
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% -32.00%

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 82,398 81,398 83,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.37% 85.93% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,200 54,626 55,738
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £608
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,120 1,938 2,249
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% +1.19% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.79% +2.70% +2.27%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -2 1,161 £525 +5.00% 249
South East +18 399 £488 -2.50% 91
Midlands +48 306 £475 +4.11% 38
West Midlands +30 255 £485 +3.19% 26
North of England -27 234 £425 +3.03% 85
East of England -4 122 £538 +4.37% 32
North West -21 119 £424 +6.00% 53
South West -16 94 £452 +6.91% 47
Yorkshire -34 74 £425 - 27
East Midlands +27 51 £400 -7.25% 12
North East +10 44 £425 +6.25% 5
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 2,182 (94.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1,998 (86.31%) Scrum
3 1,002 (43.28%) TDD
4 852 (36.80%) Java
5 756 (32.66%) BDD
6 750 (32.40%) Continuous Integration
7 616 (26.61%) Git (software)
8 598 (25.83%) DevOps
9 559 (24.15%) JIRA
10 543 (23.46%) Jenkins
11 541 (23.37%) JavaScript
12 516 (22.29%) Test Automation
13 459 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
14 400 (17.28%) Microservices
15 384 (16.59%) RESTful
16 380 (16.41%) Spring
17 372 (16.07%) Web Services
18 370 (15.98%) REST
19 359 (15.51%) User Stories
20 346 (14.95%) Docker
20 346 (14.95%) SQL
21 341 (14.73%) Finance
22 332 (14.34%) HTML
23 327 (14.13%) CSS
24 321 (13.87%) Linux
25 316 (13.65%) Confluence
26 298 (12.87%) Continuous Delivery
26 298 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
27 282 (12.18%) Maven
28 279 (12.05%) Coaching

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
1 316 (13.65%) Confluence
2 77 (3.33%) Apache
3 67 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
4 61 (2.63%) CMS
5 42 (1.81%) Documentum
6 38 (1.64%) Apache Spark
7 37 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 30 (1.30%) SharePoint
9 25 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 23 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
10 23 (0.99%) JBoss
11 22 (0.95%) Tomcat
12 19 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 18 (0.78%) IIS
14 16 (0.69%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.65%) Jetty
16 14 (0.60%) GlassFish
16 14 (0.60%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.52%) WebLogic
18 8 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (0.69%) InVision
5 14 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.43%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.086%) HipChat
9 2 (0.086%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.086%) Magento
3 2 (0.086%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.086%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.086%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.086%) Unica
4 1 (0.043%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.043%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.043%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 459 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
2 278 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (3.89%) GitHub
4 83 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
5 65 (2.81%) PaaS
6 60 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 56 (2.42%) IaaS
8 51 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
9 46 (1.99%) Serverless
10 38 (1.64%) SaaS
11 37 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
12 36 (1.56%) npm
13 26 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
14 24 (1.04%) Amazon S3
14 24 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
14 24 (1.04%) Slack
15 16 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (0.60%) Trello
17 13 (0.56%) Datadog
17 13 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 114 (4.92%) HTTP
2 47 (2.03%) Firewall
3 45 (1.94%) Internet
4 43 (1.86%) SSL
5 33 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.52%) DNS
7 10 (0.43%) VLAN
8 9 (0.39%) Kerberos
8 9 (0.39%) VPN
9 8 (0.35%) AMQP
9 8 (0.35%) DMZ
10 7 (0.30%) SMS
11 6 (0.26%) WAN
12 4 (0.17%) Network Security
13 3 (0.13%) ICMP
13 3 (0.13%) LAN
13 3 (0.13%) SMTP
13 3 (0.13%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.086%) BGP
14 2 (0.086%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 172 (7.43%) NoSQL
3 152 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 148 (6.39%) MySQL
5 106 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
6 101 (4.36%) MongoDB
7 70 (3.02%) Big Data
8 65 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 48 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 47 (2.03%) Hadoop
10 47 (2.03%) RDBMS
11 45 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (1.38%) Apache Hive
13 28 (1.21%) Redis
14 24 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 19 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
16 16 (0.69%) HBase
16 16 (0.69%) Neo4j
16 16 (0.69%) Power BI
17 14 (0.60%) Impala
Development Applications
1 616 (26.61%) Git (software)
2 559 (24.15%) JIRA
3 543 (23.46%) Jenkins
4 282 (12.18%) Maven
5 257 (11.10%) Selenium
6 219 (9.46%) JUnit
7 185 (7.99%) Cucumber
8 158 (6.83%) Subversion
9 136 (5.87%) Mockito
10 103 (4.45%) SonarQube
11 99 (4.28%) SoapUI
12 88 (3.80%) Visual Studio Team System
13 79 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 78 (3.37%) DbUnit
15 76 (3.28%) jMock
15 76 (3.28%) TeamCity
16 69 (2.98%) Hudson
17 68 (2.94%) WebDriver
18 63 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
19 61 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 341 (14.73%) Finance
2 138 (5.96%) Banking
3 109 (4.71%) Retail
4 60 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 50 (2.16%) Games
5 50 (2.16%) Marketing
6 38 (1.64%) Publishing
7 34 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 21 (0.91%) Front Office
10 20 (0.86%) Law
11 18 (0.78%) Back Office
12 16 (0.69%) Electronics
13 10 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.30%) Billing
15 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.26%) Advertising
16 6 (0.26%) Legal
17 5 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 946 (40.86%) Developer
2 377 (16.29%) Java Developer
3 235 (10.15%) Scrum Master
4 190 (8.21%) Analyst
5 147 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 142 (6.13%) Architect
7 141 (6.09%) Senior Developer
8 123 (5.31%) Agile Developer
9 107 (4.62%) .NET Developer
10 100 (4.32%) Business Analyst
11 97 (4.19%) Scala Developer
12 77 (3.33%) C# Developer
13 72 (3.11%) Delivery Manager
14 71 (3.07%) Project Manager
15 69 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
16 68 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
17 65 (2.81%) Test Analyst
18 64 (2.76%) Agile Scrum Master
19 63 (2.72%) Tester
20 55 (2.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (16.59%) RESTful
2 380 (16.41%) Spring
3 372 (16.07%) Web Services
4 370 (15.98%) REST
5 332 (14.34%) HTML
6 327 (14.13%) CSS
7 263 (11.36%) .NET
8 232 (10.02%) AngularJS
9 187 (8.08%) Spring Boot
10 182 (7.86%) Node.js
11 169 (7.30%) SOAP
12 165 (7.13%) React
13 158 (6.83%) JSON
14 152 (6.57%) HTML5
15 149 (6.44%) J2EE
16 114 (4.92%) ASP.NET
17 98 (4.23%) CSS3
18 95 (4.10%) Kafka
19 92 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
20 91 (3.93%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 233 (10.06%) User Experience
2 128 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
3 81 (3.50%) Mobile App
4 75 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
5 72 (3.11%) Computer Science
6 47 (2.03%) Fintech
6 47 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 41 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 40 (1.73%) Virtual Team
9 39 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
10 35 (1.51%) Algorithms
11 30 (1.30%) Wiki
12 24 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 24 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
13 23 (0.99%) iPad
14 20 (0.86%) Video on Demand
15 15 (0.65%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.60%) Public Cloud
16 14 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 321 (13.87%) Linux
2 121 (5.23%) Unix
3 104 (4.49%) Windows
4 82 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 67 (2.89%) Android
6 60 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (1.64%) Windows Server
8 16 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.56%) CentOS
10 12 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.17%) Solaris
15 3 (0.13%) VMS
15 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.043%) AIX
16 1 (0.043%) VME
16 1 (0.043%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,182 (94.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1,998 (86.31%) Scrum
3 1,002 (43.28%) TDD
4 756 (32.66%) BDD
5 750 (32.40%) Continuous Integration
6 598 (25.83%) DevOps
7 516 (22.29%) Test Automation
8 400 (17.28%) Microservices
9 359 (15.51%) User Stories
10 298 (12.87%) Continuous Delivery
10 298 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
11 279 (12.05%) Coaching
12 251 (10.84%) Open Source
13 242 (10.45%) Pair Programming
14 239 (10.32%) E-Commerce
14 239 (10.32%) MVC
15 226 (9.76%) Software Engineering
16 205 (8.86%) Mentoring
17 198 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
18 190 (8.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 852 (36.80%) Java
2 541 (23.37%) JavaScript
3 346 (14.95%) SQL
4 240 (10.37%) C#
5 227 (9.81%) Java 8
6 222 (9.59%) Scala
7 212 (9.16%) Python
8 125 (5.40%) Ruby
9 82 (3.54%) Perl
10 74 (3.20%) Groovy
11 61 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 60 (2.59%) Go
13 56 (2.42%) PHP
14 47 (2.03%) Shell Script
15 39 (1.68%) ES6
15 39 (1.68%) PowerShell
16 38 (1.64%) TypeScript
17 28 (1.21%) C++
18 20 (0.86%) T-SQL
19 19 (0.82%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 169 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 145 (6.26%) SC Cleared
3 113 (4.88%) Degree
4 64 (2.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 39 (1.68%) ISEB
6 34 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 27 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 16 (0.69%) PMP
9 11 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 11 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.43%) CISSP
10 10 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.35%) OCP
11 8 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.30%) CISA
12 7 (0.30%) CISM
13 6 (0.26%) CITP
13 6 (0.26%) IIBA
13 6 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (9.63%) QA
2 25 (1.08%) PMO
3 20 (0.86%) GDPR
4 14 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.48%) NIST 800
7 8 (0.35%) Basel III
8 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.17%) SLA
9 4 (0.17%) WCAG
10 3 (0.13%) COBIT
10 3 (0.13%) MiFID
11 2 (0.086%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.086%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.086%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.086%) PSD2
12 1 (0.043%) SEPA
12 1 (0.043%) Solvency II
System Software
1 346 (14.95%) Docker
2 57 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (2.46%) vSphere
3 24 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (0.95%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.17%) HDFS
7 3 (0.13%) LXC
7 3 (0.13%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.086%) KVM
8 2 (0.086%) Postfix
8 2 (0.086%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.043%) Firmware
9 1 (0.043%) NFS
9 1 (0.043%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.043%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.043%) vCloud
9 1 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 219 (9.46%) Kubernetes
2 165 (7.13%) Ansible
3 161 (6.95%) Puppet
4 70 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (2.76%) Terraform
6 54 (2.33%) ZABBIX
7 28 (1.21%) Kibana
8 23 (0.99%) logstash
8 23 (0.99%) Mesos
9 22 (0.95%) Grafana
10 20 (0.86%) Nagios
11 16 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
12 15 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
13 13 (0.56%) Prometheus
14 12 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
15 10 (0.43%) HP ALM
16 8 (0.35%) Control-M
16 8 (0.35%) Data Guard
16 8 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
16 8 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 170 (7.34%) Oracle
2 161 (6.95%) Microsoft
3 110 (4.75%) Google
4 89 (3.84%) Atlassian
5 74 (3.20%) Pega
6 62 (2.68%) VMware
7 46 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
8 43 (1.86%) Adobe
8 43 (1.86%) SAP
9 40 (1.73%) Red Hat
10 37 (1.60%) ServiceNow
11 33 (1.43%) hybris
11 33 (1.43%) Splunk
12 26 (1.12%) IBM
13 19 (0.82%) Apple
14 18 (0.78%) Informatica
15 17 (0.73%) AppDynamics
15 17 (0.73%) New Relic
16 16 (0.69%) MuleSoft
17 13 (0.56%) HP