Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 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
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 46 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Kanban 26 51 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Essex 4.18% 6.21% 6.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 7.10% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 38
Median daily rate £525 £463 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -12.94% +1.92%
10th Percentile £396 £331 £344
90th Percentile £638 £550 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £46.00 - -

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 494 718 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 79.42% 87.45% 88.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 417 395
Median daily rate £471 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.79% -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £248 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £589 £638
East of England median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 31
Median hourly rate £21.57 £16.50 £35.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.73% -53.57% +1.54%
10th Percentile £17.35 £12.34 £15.75
90th Percentile £39.53 £52.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year +7.69% -12.36% -32.58%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in Essex

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Daily rate trend for Kanban in Essex

Kanban
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Kanban in Essex over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 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
Southend-on-Sea +18 14 £600 +29.73% 5
Kanban
East of England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 26 (100.00%) Scrum
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) TDD
3 17 (65.38%) Java
4 15 (57.69%) JIRA
4 15 (57.69%) Confluence
5 12 (46.15%) BDD
5 12 (46.15%) MySQL
6 11 (42.31%) Spring
6 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
6 11 (42.31%) User Stories
6 11 (42.31%) Microservices
6 11 (42.31%) Spring Boot
6 11 (42.31%) Java 8
7 10 (38.46%) AWS
8 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 8 (30.77%) Pair Programming
8 8 (30.77%) Checkstyle
8 8 (30.77%) Sprint Planning
8 8 (30.77%) Product Roadmap
9 7 (26.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 7 (26.92%) Linux
9 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
9 7 (26.92%) Coaching
10 6 (23.08%) DevOps
10 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
10 6 (23.08%) Selenium
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle

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 15 (57.69%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Azure
3 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) SSL
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) Impala
4 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) JIRA
2 8 (30.77%) Checkstyle
3 6 (23.08%) Selenium
3 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
4 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
4 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
4 5 (19.23%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (15.38%) Subversion
5 4 (15.38%) Zephyr
6 2 (7.69%) JMeter
7 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (15.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum Master
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Spring
1 11 (42.31%) Spring Boot
2 5 (19.23%) SOAP
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 4 (15.38%) J2SE
4 3 (11.54%) J2EE
4 3 (11.54%) Java EE
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware
5 2 (7.69%) SAML
6 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (100.00%) Scrum
2 19 (73.08%) TDD
3 12 (46.15%) BDD
4 11 (42.31%) Microservices
4 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
4 11 (42.31%) User Stories
5 8 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 8 (30.77%) Product Roadmap
5 8 (30.77%) Sprint Planning
6 7 (26.92%) Coaching
6 7 (26.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
7 6 (23.08%) DevOps
8 5 (19.23%) API Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (19.23%) Sprint Retrospective
8 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
9 4 (15.38%) ETL
9 4 (15.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) Java 8
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) OCP
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Ansible
1 4 (15.38%) Terraform
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) IBM