Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 21 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 57 64
Rank change year-on-year +30 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Kanban 87 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.88% 3.09% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.70% 3.61% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 21 17
Essex median daily rate £525 £520 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% -13.33% -
East of England median daily rate £500 £520 £450
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £35.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 685 747 955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.63% 85.37% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 451 526
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £250
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 142 145
Essex median hourly rate £31.27 £31.48 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% -0.08% +6.78%
10th Percentile £12.22 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.68 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.49% +23.53% +3.83%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Kanban as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in Essex

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Kanban in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in Essex

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Essex

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 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
Southend-on-Sea 0 71 £525 +0.96%
Kanban
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Essex region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 87 (100.00%) Scrum
1 87 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (91.95%) TDD
3 61 (70.11%) DevOps
4 60 (68.97%) User Stories
5 52 (59.77%) SOA
6 43 (49.43%) Middleware
6 43 (49.43%) Git (software)
7 40 (45.98%) Coaching
8 39 (44.83%) Subversion
9 38 (43.68%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (43.68%) HTTP
9 38 (43.68%) TCP/IP
9 38 (43.68%) SSL
10 36 (41.38%) Test Automation
10 36 (41.38%) Relational Database
11 33 (37.93%) Linux
12 32 (36.78%) Software Engineering
13 30 (34.48%) API Design
14 29 (33.33%) Mentoring
14 29 (33.33%) JIRA
14 29 (33.33%) Confluence
14 29 (33.33%) BDD
15 27 (31.03%) Oracle
15 27 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (28.74%) Jenkins
17 24 (27.59%) Docker
17 24 (27.59%) Acceptance Criteria
17 24 (27.59%) Open Source
18 23 (26.44%) JBoss

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 29 (33.33%) Confluence
2 23 (26.44%) JBoss
3 18 (20.69%) Apache
3 18 (20.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (11.49%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.75%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.99%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (21.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.75%) IaaS
3 5 (5.75%) PaaS
3 5 (5.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (43.68%) HTTP
1 38 (43.68%) SSL
1 38 (43.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (41.38%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (49.43%) Git (software)
2 39 (44.83%) Subversion
3 29 (33.33%) JIRA
4 25 (28.74%) Jenkins
5 21 (24.14%) JIRA Agile
6 9 (10.34%) Selenium
6 9 (10.34%) SoapUI
7 6 (6.90%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.90%) Maven
7 6 (6.90%) Vagrant
7 6 (6.90%) Zephyr
8 4 (4.60%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (3.45%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.30%) JMeter
11 1 (1.15%) Robot Framework
11 1 (1.15%) The Grinder
General
1 3 (3.45%) Electronics
1 3 (3.45%) Finance
1 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
1 3 (3.45%) Marketing
1 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Architect
2 23 (26.44%) Scrum Master
3 12 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Technical Architect
4 11 (12.64%) Agile Coach
4 11 (12.64%) Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Agile Scrum Master
7 5 (5.75%) DevOps Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.60%) QA Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (49.43%) Middleware
2 17 (19.54%) J2EE
3 12 (13.79%) XML
4 11 (12.64%) SOAP
5 6 (6.90%) Web Services
5 6 (6.90%) XML Schema
6 5 (5.75%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (5.75%) Java EE
6 5 (5.75%) Java SE
6 5 (5.75%) JSON
6 5 (5.75%) JSON Schema
6 5 (5.75%) OAuth
6 5 (5.75%) REST
6 5 (5.75%) Spring
6 5 (5.75%) Spring Boot
6 5 (5.75%) WSDL
6 5 (5.75%) XSLT
7 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (21.84%) Virtual Team
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.45%) RIA
6 2 (2.30%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.15%) iPad
7 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.93%) Linux
2 27 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (19.54%) Unix
4 12 (13.79%) Mac OS X
5 7 (8.05%) Solaris
6 5 (5.75%) AIX
6 5 (5.75%) HPUX
6 5 (5.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 87 (100.00%) Scrum
2 80 (91.95%) TDD
3 61 (70.11%) DevOps
4 60 (68.97%) User Stories
5 52 (59.77%) SOA
6 40 (45.98%) Coaching
7 38 (43.68%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (41.38%) Test Automation
9 32 (36.78%) Software Engineering
10 30 (34.48%) API Design
11 29 (33.33%) BDD
11 29 (33.33%) Mentoring
12 24 (27.59%) Acceptance Criteria
12 24 (27.59%) Open Source
13 23 (26.44%) Microservices
14 21 (24.14%) Configuration Management
15 20 (22.99%) Software Delivery
15 20 (22.99%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (18.39%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) Java
2 13 (14.94%) SQL
3 11 (12.64%) Perl
4 9 (10.34%) C
5 5 (5.75%) Groovy
5 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.75%) XPath
6 2 (2.30%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) ISEB
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (27.59%) Docker
2 3 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (21.84%) Ansible
1 19 (21.84%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (21.84%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Oracle
2 23 (26.44%) WSO2
3 7 (8.05%) HP
4 5 (5.75%) webMethods
5 3 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.15%) VMware