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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 55 44
Rank change year-on-year +28 -11  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 46 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.60% 0.21% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.68% 0.26% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.85% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +59.23%  

Kanban is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 394 378 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 90.78% 80.08% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 183 295
Median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 93 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.90% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.50 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Kanban as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 32 £525 -
Kanban
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 84 (100.00%) Scrum
1 84 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (97.62%) TDD
3 64 (76.19%) SOA
3 64 (76.19%) DevOps
4 56 (66.67%) User Stories
5 51 (60.71%) Coaching
6 49 (58.33%) Test Automation
7 46 (54.76%) Linux
7 46 (54.76%) Middleware
8 44 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (51.19%) SSL
9 43 (51.19%) HTTP
10 41 (48.81%) TCP/IP
11 39 (46.43%) Mentoring
11 39 (46.43%) Relational Database
12 38 (45.24%) WSO2
12 38 (45.24%) Open Source
13 37 (44.05%) Git (software)
13 37 (44.05%) Subversion
13 37 (44.05%) Oracle
13 37 (44.05%) API Design
14 36 (42.86%) Software Engineering
15 34 (40.48%) Jenkins
15 34 (40.48%) Microservices
16 33 (39.29%) JBoss
17 32 (38.10%) Configuration Management
18 31 (36.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 30 (35.71%) Apache
19 30 (35.71%) Docker

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 33 (39.29%) JBoss
2 30 (35.71%) Apache
2 30 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (30.95%) Confluence
4 10 (11.90%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.57%) Mule
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) Jetty
6 1 (1.19%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.19%) nginx
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.57%) IaaS
3 3 (3.57%) PaaS
3 3 (3.57%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.19%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (51.19%) HTTP
1 43 (51.19%) SSL
2 41 (48.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.95%) Intranet
4 1 (1.19%) DHCP
4 1 (1.19%) DNS
4 1 (1.19%) FTP
4 1 (1.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (46.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (44.05%) Git (software)
1 37 (44.05%) Subversion
2 34 (40.48%) Jenkins
3 26 (30.95%) JIRA
4 17 (20.24%) JIRA Agile
5 12 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 11 (13.10%) Maven
7 7 (8.33%) JMeter
7 7 (8.33%) LoadRunner
7 7 (8.33%) Selenium
8 1 (1.19%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Electronics
2 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.14%) Marketing
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Scrum Master
2 20 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (15.48%) Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Agile Coach
4 9 (10.71%) Agile Scrum Master
5 7 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Tester
8 3 (3.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Lead Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Senior Scrum Master
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.19%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (54.76%) Middleware
2 29 (34.52%) J2EE
3 8 (9.52%) XML
4 7 (8.33%) JSON
4 7 (8.33%) JSON Schema
4 7 (8.33%) SOAP
4 7 (8.33%) WSDL
5 6 (7.14%) XSLT
6 5 (5.95%) XSD
7 3 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.57%) Java EE
7 3 (3.57%) Java SE
7 3 (3.57%) OAuth
7 3 (3.57%) REST
7 3 (3.57%) Spring
7 3 (3.57%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.57%) Web Services
8 1 (1.19%) .NET
8 1 (1.19%) EDIFACT
8 1 (1.19%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Virtual Team
2 16 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.57%) RIA
6 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.76%) Linux
2 31 (36.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (19.05%) Unix
4 13 (15.48%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.76%) Solaris
6 3 (3.57%) AIX
6 3 (3.57%) HPUX
6 3 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 84 (100.00%) Scrum
2 82 (97.62%) TDD
3 64 (76.19%) DevOps
3 64 (76.19%) SOA
4 56 (66.67%) User Stories
5 51 (60.71%) Coaching
6 49 (58.33%) Test Automation
7 44 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (46.43%) Mentoring
9 38 (45.24%) Open Source
10 37 (44.05%) API Design
11 36 (42.86%) Software Engineering
12 34 (40.48%) Microservices
13 32 (38.10%) Configuration Management
14 23 (27.38%) BDD
14 23 (27.38%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (21.43%) Software Delivery
16 16 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) Perl
2 21 (25.00%) C
3 16 (19.05%) Java
4 6 (7.14%) Python
4 6 (7.14%) XPath
5 3 (3.57%) Groovy
5 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.57%) SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Scala
7 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (5.95%) ISEB
2 5 (5.95%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.19%) CITP
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (35.71%) Docker
2 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (30.95%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (30.95%) Puppet
2 19 (22.62%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (45.24%) WSO2
2 37 (44.05%) Oracle
3 8 (9.52%) VMware
4 6 (7.14%) SAP
5 3 (3.57%) webMethods
6 1 (1.19%) Google
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat