Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 70 71
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 +51
Contract jobs citing Kanban 72 61 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.90% 2.87% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 3.23% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 63 75
Leeds median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £388 £358 £315
90th Percentile £604 £645 £545
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,240 1,887 2,704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 90.21% 88.80% 90.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,568 1,323 1,900
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £300
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 18 39
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £12.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +28.71% -5.70%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.92 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.35 £41.45 £17.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £13.93 £13.25
% change year-on-year +24.98% +5.13% -11.67%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Kanban as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in Leeds

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in Leeds

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 71 (98.61%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (94.44%) Scrum
3 48 (66.67%) Java
4 45 (62.50%) TDD
5 38 (52.78%) BDD
6 31 (43.06%) Git (software)
7 30 (41.67%) Test Automation
8 29 (40.28%) Jenkins
8 29 (40.28%) Software Engineering
9 27 (37.50%) SQL
10 24 (33.33%) Mentoring
10 24 (33.33%) Microservices
11 23 (31.94%) Coaching
11 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
11 23 (31.94%) JIRA
12 22 (30.56%) NoSQL
13 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (26.39%) Cucumber
14 19 (26.39%) Open Source
15 18 (25.00%) Confluence
15 18 (25.00%) Node.js
15 18 (25.00%) JUnit
16 17 (23.61%) MySQL
16 17 (23.61%) Spring
16 17 (23.61%) REST
16 17 (23.61%) Kafka
17 16 (22.22%) MongoDB
17 16 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
17 16 (22.22%) PostgreSQL

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 18 (25.00%) Confluence
2 8 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Apache
4 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
5 1 (1.39%) Jetty
5 1 (1.39%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.39%) nginx
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Slack
2 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.78%) npm
5 2 (2.78%) Serverless
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.39%) GitHub
6 1 (1.39%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) SMS
2 1 (1.39%) DHCP
2 1 (1.39%) DNS
2 1 (1.39%) FTP
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) IPsec
2 1 (1.39%) SSL
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) NoSQL
2 17 (23.61%) MySQL
3 16 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 16 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (19.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (16.67%) Big Data
6 8 (11.11%) Apache Hive
7 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (43.06%) Git (software)
2 29 (40.28%) Jenkins
3 23 (31.94%) JIRA
4 19 (26.39%) Cucumber
5 18 (25.00%) JUnit
6 13 (18.06%) Jasmine
7 11 (15.28%) Mockito
8 10 (13.89%) Maven
8 10 (13.89%) SonarQube
9 7 (9.72%) Artifactory
9 7 (9.72%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (8.33%) Mercurial
10 6 (8.33%) Subversion
11 4 (5.56%) Selenium
12 2 (2.78%) DbUnit
12 2 (2.78%) jMock
13 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
13 1 (1.39%) Mocha
13 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
13 1 (1.39%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Software Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Java Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Scrum Master
5 6 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Automation Tester
6 5 (6.94%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Tester
7 4 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Agile Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Scala Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) Node.js
2 17 (23.61%) Kafka
2 17 (23.61%) REST
2 17 (23.61%) Spring
3 16 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
4 14 (19.44%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (16.67%) Spring Boot
6 10 (13.89%) PowerMock
7 8 (11.11%) JSR 170
7 8 (11.11%) OSGi
8 6 (8.33%) Spring Batch
8 6 (8.33%) Spring Security
9 5 (6.94%) SOAP
10 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.56%) Apache Camel
10 4 (5.56%) Middleware
10 4 (5.56%) RESTful
11 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
11 3 (4.17%) Sass
11 3 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) User Experience
2 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.39%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Linux
1 16 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Android
2 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (98.61%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (94.44%) Scrum
3 45 (62.50%) TDD
4 38 (52.78%) BDD
5 30 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 29 (40.28%) Software Engineering
7 24 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 24 (33.33%) Microservices
8 23 (31.94%) Coaching
9 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (26.39%) Open Source
11 14 (19.44%) SFIA
12 12 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (15.28%) SDLC
14 9 (12.50%) DevOps
14 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
15 8 (11.11%) Integration Testing
15 8 (11.11%) Software Architecture
16 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (66.67%) Java
2 27 (37.50%) SQL
3 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.94%) Python
4 5 (6.94%) Scala
5 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.17%) Java 8
7 2 (2.78%) C
7 2 (2.78%) C#
7 2 (2.78%) ES6
7 2 (2.78%) Go
7 2 (2.78%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Docker
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Grafana
1 8 (11.11%) Graylog
1 8 (11.11%) Puppet
1 8 (11.11%) Terraform
2 2 (2.78%) Kibana
2 2 (2.78%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 9 (12.50%) Adobe
3 8 (11.11%) Coverity
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle
4 3 (4.17%) VMware
5 2 (2.78%) Cadence
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow