The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 29 March 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 53 59
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.02% 0.73% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.96% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Median daily rate £525 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £403
% change year-on-year +2.85% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year -13.79% -  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 454 519 527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 77.34% 75.55% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 276 273
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +134.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £8.65 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in Hertfordshire

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Hatfield -5 5 £525 +10.52%
Kanban
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 31 (100.00%) Scrum
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (96.77%) BDD
3 29 (93.55%) TDD
4 28 (90.32%) Java
5 22 (70.97%) Hibernate
5 22 (70.97%) Spring
6 21 (67.74%) RESTful
7 15 (48.39%) Web Services
7 15 (48.39%) Scala
7 15 (48.39%) Concurrent Programming
8 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
9 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
9 9 (29.03%) WebDriver
9 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
9 9 (29.03%) Selenium
9 9 (29.03%) Gherkin
9 9 (29.03%) ATDD
10 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
10 8 (25.81%) Maven
10 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
11 7 (22.58%) JBehave
11 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
11 7 (22.58%) Open Source
11 7 (22.58%) JIRA
11 7 (22.58%) Finance
11 7 (22.58%) JUnit
11 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
11 7 (22.58%) High Availability

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
2 5 (16.13%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Couchbase
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
1 9 (29.03%) Selenium
1 9 (29.03%) WebDriver
2 8 (25.81%) Maven
3 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 7 (22.58%) JBehave
3 7 (22.58%) JIRA
3 7 (22.58%) JUnit
3 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
4 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (9.68%) Mockito
5 3 (9.68%) Moq
5 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.23%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) Java Developer
3 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.90%) AWS Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Tester
7 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) Hibernate
1 22 (70.97%) Spring
2 21 (67.74%) RESTful
3 15 (48.39%) Web Services
4 9 (29.03%) Gherkin
5 3 (9.68%) CSS
5 3 (9.68%) HTML
5 3 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (6.45%) RxJava
7 1 (3.23%) Dropwizard
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (100.00%) Scrum
2 30 (96.77%) BDD
3 29 (93.55%) TDD
4 15 (48.39%) Concurrent Programming
5 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
6 9 (29.03%) ATDD
6 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
8 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
8 7 (22.58%) High Availability
8 7 (22.58%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Open Source
9 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (16.13%) DevOps
10 5 (16.13%) Pair Programming
11 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
11 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) Scala
3 4 (12.90%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) Groovy
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Atlassian