Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 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
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 31 52
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21 +1
Contract jobs citing Kanban 76 78 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.08% 10.13% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 11.52% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 60 23
Essex median daily rate £525 £539 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.55% +3.61% -9.57%
10th Percentile £361 £313 £407
90th Percentile £600 £600 £590
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £520
% change year-on-year - +0.96% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Essex median hourly rate £59.38 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.64% - -
East of England median hourly rate £59.38 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +69.64% - -

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 957 677 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.19% 87.92% 87.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 456 454
Essex median daily rate £500 £495 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +41.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 66 138
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £30.77 £32.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.37% -4.86% +2.65%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.82 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.97 £33.33 £31.50
% change year-on-year -46.08% +5.81% +29.55%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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
Southend-on-Sea -23 39 £525 - 5
Harlow - 3 £475 - 1
Kanban
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 75 (98.68%) Scrum
2 73 (96.05%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (78.95%) TDD
4 49 (64.47%) Test Automation
5 44 (57.89%) User Stories
6 42 (55.26%) JIRA
7 38 (50.00%) Confluence
8 36 (47.37%) BDD
9 30 (39.47%) QA
10 28 (36.84%) Selenium
10 28 (36.84%) SoapUI
10 28 (36.84%) Test Strategy
11 27 (35.53%) Linux
12 26 (34.21%) Java
12 26 (34.21%) SQL
12 26 (34.21%) Coaching
13 25 (32.89%) Acceptance Criteria
13 25 (32.89%) Oracle
14 24 (31.58%) Unix
14 24 (31.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 24 (31.58%) Ansible
15 23 (30.26%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (27.63%) JMeter
18 20 (26.32%) Software Testing
18 20 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
19 19 (25.00%) ISTQB
19 19 (25.00%) Performance Testing
19 19 (25.00%) MySQL
19 19 (25.00%) ISEB

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 38 (50.00%) Confluence
2 8 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.21%) Apache
4 5 (6.58%) JBoss
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) HTTP
2 15 (19.74%) SSL
2 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
3 14 (18.42%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) MySQL
2 17 (22.37%) Pentaho
3 12 (15.79%) Impala
4 8 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (6.58%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (6.58%) GIS
6 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.32%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 42 (55.26%) JIRA
2 28 (36.84%) Selenium
2 28 (36.84%) SoapUI
3 21 (27.63%) JMeter
4 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
4 17 (22.37%) LoadRunner
4 17 (22.37%) Subversion
5 11 (14.47%) Bitbucket
6 10 (13.16%) Jenkins
7 9 (11.84%) JIRA Agile
7 9 (11.84%) Maven
8 8 (10.53%) Robot Framework
9 7 (9.21%) Zephyr
10 6 (7.89%) CA Gen
10 6 (7.89%) Checkstyle
11 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
11 5 (6.58%) JUnit
12 2 (2.63%) FishEye
12 2 (2.63%) Hudson
12 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Electronics
2 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.95%) Marketing
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) Architect
2 15 (19.74%) Tester
3 13 (17.11%) Test Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (15.79%) QA Tester
5 11 (14.47%) Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Scrum Master
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Senior Tester
8 6 (7.89%) QA Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Senior QA Tester
9 4 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Automation Tester
11 2 (2.63%) Network Infrastructure Architect
11 2 (2.63%) QA Leader
11 2 (2.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) J2EE
2 13 (17.11%) Spring
3 10 (13.16%) Web Services
4 8 (10.53%) Spring Boot
5 6 (7.89%) Middleware
5 6 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (7.89%) SOAP
6 5 (6.58%) REST
6 5 (6.58%) RESTful
6 5 (6.58%) SAML
7 4 (5.26%) GWT
8 3 (3.95%) Apache Flex
8 3 (3.95%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.95%) JSON
9 2 (2.63%) JMS
9 2 (2.63%) XML
10 1 (1.32%) AWT
10 1 (1.32%) CSS
10 1 (1.32%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Client/Server
2 14 (18.42%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (18.42%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.58%) Clustering
4 5 (6.58%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Linux
2 24 (31.58%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (98.68%) Scrum
2 73 (96.05%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (78.95%) TDD
4 49 (64.47%) Test Automation
5 44 (57.89%) User Stories
6 36 (47.37%) BDD
7 28 (36.84%) Test Strategy
8 26 (34.21%) Coaching
9 25 (32.89%) Acceptance Criteria
10 24 (31.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 23 (30.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (26.32%) Software Testing
14 19 (25.00%) Performance Testing
15 18 (23.68%) ETL
15 18 (23.68%) Microservices
15 18 (23.68%) Software Engineering
16 17 (22.37%) Data Integration
16 17 (22.37%) Integration Testing
16 17 (22.37%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) Java
1 26 (34.21%) SQL
2 11 (14.47%) Java 8
3 10 (13.16%) Perl
4 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.58%) C
6 3 (3.95%) Groovy
6 3 (3.95%) Scala
7 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) ISEB
1 19 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.63%) IRCA
5 2 (2.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (39.47%) QA
2 15 (19.74%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) Docker
2 5 (6.58%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (31.58%) Ansible
2 8 (10.53%) Terraform
3 5 (6.58%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) Informatica
3 6 (7.89%) BEA
3 6 (7.89%) Pega
3 6 (7.89%) webMethods
4 5 (6.58%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.26%) WSO2
6 3 (3.95%) Adobe
6 3 (3.95%) Google
6 3 (3.95%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Cloudera