Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 27 59
Rank change year-on-year -24 +32 +5
Contract jobs citing Kanban 61 93 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.30% 11.03% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.99% 12.16% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 69 14
Essex median daily rate £550 £540 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.41% -8.58%
10th Percentile £357 £343 £402
90th Percentile £600 £643 £597
East of England median daily rate £550 £525 £494
% change year-on-year +4.76% +6.33% +22.67%
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 873 765 776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 90.09% 90.75% 85.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 506 420
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £298 £284 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 66 167
Essex median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +65.00% -42.86%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.82 £15.75
90th Percentile £59.25 £63.75 £43.05
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £28.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -39.13% +15.00% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -22 30 £538 +2.38% 1
Harlow - 3 £475 - 4
Kanban
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 61 (100.00%) Scrum
1 61 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (86.89%) TDD
3 37 (60.66%) Test Automation
4 35 (57.38%) User Stories
5 26 (42.62%) JIRA
6 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (37.70%) Confluence
6 23 (37.70%) BDD
7 22 (36.07%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 21 (34.43%) Ansible
8 21 (34.43%) Unix
8 21 (34.43%) Linux
9 20 (32.79%) Selenium
9 20 (32.79%) Subversion
9 20 (32.79%) SoapUI
9 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
10 19 (31.15%) Coaching
10 19 (31.15%) Software Engineering
10 19 (31.15%) Java
10 19 (31.15%) HTTP
11 18 (29.51%) QA
11 18 (29.51%) DevOps
12 17 (27.87%) Deployment Automation
12 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
12 17 (27.87%) SSL
12 17 (27.87%) SQL
13 16 (26.23%) Oracle
14 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (22.95%) Continuous Improvement

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 23 (37.70%) Confluence
2 8 (13.11%) Apache
3 7 (11.48%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.84%) JBoss
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) HTTP
2 17 (27.87%) SSL
2 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) MySQL
2 8 (13.11%) Pentaho
3 5 (8.20%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (8.20%) GIS
3 5 (8.20%) Impala
4 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.64%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 26 (42.62%) JIRA
2 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
2 20 (32.79%) Selenium
2 20 (32.79%) SoapUI
2 20 (32.79%) Subversion
3 13 (21.31%) JMeter
4 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
4 8 (13.11%) LoadRunner
4 8 (13.11%) Zephyr
5 6 (9.84%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.84%) Maven
6 5 (8.20%) CA Gen
6 5 (8.20%) Checkstyle
6 5 (8.20%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (6.56%) Bitbucket
7 4 (6.56%) JUnit
7 4 (6.56%) Robot Framework
8 2 (3.28%) CruiseControl
8 2 (3.28%) FishEye
8 2 (3.28%) Hudson
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Electronics
2 8 (13.11%) Manufacturing
2 8 (13.11%) Marketing
2 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Architect
2 13 (21.31%) Scrum Master
3 12 (19.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (18.03%) Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Test Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Java Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Tester
7 6 (9.84%) QA Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) QA Tester
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Tester
9 4 (6.56%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior QA Tester
10 3 (4.92%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) QA Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Agile Scrum Master
11 2 (3.28%) Network Architect
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) J2EE
2 10 (16.39%) Web Services
3 9 (14.75%) Spring
4 7 (11.48%) Middleware
4 7 (11.48%) SOAP
5 5 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (8.20%) REST
5 5 (8.20%) RESTful
5 5 (8.20%) SAML
5 5 (8.20%) Spring Boot
6 4 (6.56%) GWT
7 3 (4.92%) Apache Flex
7 3 (4.92%) Gherkin
7 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.92%) JSON
7 3 (4.92%) XML
8 2 (3.28%) XML Messaging
9 1 (1.64%) Ajax
9 1 (1.64%) JMS
9 1 (1.64%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (14.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (13.11%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (11.48%) Client/Server
5 5 (8.20%) Clustering
6 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.92%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
1 21 (34.43%) Unix
2 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 61 (100.00%) Scrum
2 53 (86.89%) TDD
3 37 (60.66%) Test Automation
4 35 (57.38%) User Stories
5 23 (37.70%) BDD
5 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (36.07%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 19 (31.15%) Coaching
7 19 (31.15%) Software Engineering
8 18 (29.51%) DevOps
9 17 (27.87%) Deployment Automation
10 14 (22.95%) Acceptance Criteria
10 14 (22.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (22.95%) Strategic Thinking
10 14 (22.95%) Test Strategy
11 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (18.03%) Microservices
12 11 (18.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) SQL
3 10 (16.39%) Perl
4 8 (13.11%) Java 8
5 5 (8.20%) C
5 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.92%) Groovy
6 3 (4.92%) Scala
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) ISEB
2 10 (16.39%) ISTQB
2 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.28%) IRCA
4 2 (3.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.51%) QA
2 6 (9.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Docker
2 5 (8.20%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (34.43%) Ansible
2 5 (8.20%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (6.56%) Terraform
4 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) SAP
3 7 (11.48%) Informatica
4 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
4 5 (8.20%) BEA
4 5 (8.20%) Pega
4 5 (8.20%) webMethods
4 5 (8.20%) WSO2
5 3 (4.92%) Adobe
5 3 (4.92%) Google