Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 71 83
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12 +33
Contract jobs citing Kanban 117 66 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.62% 3.14% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 3.56% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 43 46
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +14.46%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £316
90th Percentile £576 £575 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +14.46%
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 2,245 1,853 2,570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.74% 88.03% 87.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,551 1,240 1,802
Leeds median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £288
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 35
Leeds median hourly rate £32.25 £13.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.55% +5.77% -25.71%
10th Percentile £12.65 £10.92 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.05 £34.75 £19.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.26
% change year-on-year +29.63% -11.50% -12.83%

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 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 113 (96.58%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (85.47%) Scrum
3 87 (74.36%) Java
4 75 (64.10%) TDD
5 70 (59.83%) Test Automation
6 64 (54.70%) BDD
7 58 (49.57%) Git (software)
8 57 (48.72%) Software Engineering
9 54 (46.15%) SQL
10 53 (45.30%) JavaScript
11 51 (43.59%) Jenkins
12 49 (41.88%) Microservices
13 48 (41.03%) JIRA
14 47 (40.17%) NoSQL
15 43 (36.75%) Mentoring
16 40 (34.19%) Coaching
16 40 (34.19%) Confluence
17 38 (32.48%) Open Source
17 38 (32.48%) REST
18 36 (30.77%) MySQL
19 35 (29.91%) JUnit
19 35 (29.91%) Linux
19 35 (29.91%) PostgreSQL
19 35 (29.91%) MongoDB
20 34 (29.06%) Cucumber
20 34 (29.06%) Node.js
20 34 (29.06%) Continuous Integration
21 33 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 33 (28.21%) Red Hat
22 31 (26.50%) Slack

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 40 (34.19%) Confluence
2 12 (10.26%) Apache
3 7 (5.98%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.56%) nginx
7 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.85%) CMS
9 1 (0.85%) IIS
9 1 (0.85%) Jetty
9 1 (0.85%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.50%) Slack
2 15 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.13%) IaaS
5 4 (3.42%) SaaS
6 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.71%) CloudBees
6 2 (1.71%) GitHub
6 2 (1.71%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.71%) PaaS
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.85%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.85%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) AMQP
1 2 (1.71%) BIG-IP
1 2 (1.71%) SAN
1 2 (1.71%) SMS
2 1 (0.85%) DHCP
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) FTP
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) IPsec
2 1 (0.85%) SSL
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (40.17%) NoSQL
2 36 (30.77%) MySQL
3 35 (29.91%) MongoDB
3 35 (29.91%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (16.24%) Big Data
6 13 (11.11%) Apache Hive
7 9 (7.69%) Hadoop
8 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.71%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.71%) HBase
9 2 (1.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (49.57%) Git (software)
2 51 (43.59%) Jenkins
3 48 (41.03%) JIRA
4 35 (29.91%) JUnit
5 34 (29.06%) Cucumber
6 28 (23.93%) Jasmine
7 15 (12.82%) Selenium
8 12 (10.26%) Mercurial
8 12 (10.26%) Subversion
9 11 (9.40%) Artifactory
10 8 (6.84%) Maven
10 8 (6.84%) SonarQube
11 7 (5.98%) Mockito
12 5 (4.27%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (3.42%) MSTest
13 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.71%) Firebug
14 2 (1.71%) Gradle
14 2 (1.71%) Hamcrest
General
1 9 (7.69%) Games
2 5 (4.27%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Banking
3 2 (1.71%) Marketing
3 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) Developer
2 35 (29.91%) Software Engineer
3 22 (18.80%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.80%) Java Engineer
4 16 (13.68%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Test Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Tester
9 5 (4.27%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.27%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) AWS Software Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Product Owner
10 4 (3.42%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.48%) REST
2 34 (29.06%) Node.js
3 30 (25.64%) Kafka
4 27 (23.08%) Spring
5 22 (18.80%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (12.82%) ActiveMQ
6 15 (12.82%) Spring Boot
7 11 (9.40%) Spring Batch
7 11 (9.40%) Spring Security
8 7 (5.98%) CSS
8 7 (5.98%) HTML
9 6 (5.13%) JSR 170
9 6 (5.13%) OSGi
9 6 (5.13%) PowerMock
10 5 (4.27%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.27%) SOAP
11 4 (3.42%) J2EE
11 4 (3.42%) JSP
11 4 (3.42%) Middleware
12 3 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.42%) User Experience
2 3 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.91%) Linux
2 33 (28.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.56%) Android
3 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (96.58%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (85.47%) Scrum
3 75 (64.10%) TDD
4 70 (59.83%) Test Automation
5 64 (54.70%) BDD
6 57 (48.72%) Software Engineering
7 49 (41.88%) Microservices
8 43 (36.75%) Mentoring
9 40 (34.19%) Coaching
10 38 (32.48%) Open Source
11 34 (29.06%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (24.79%) SFIA
13 24 (20.51%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (15.38%) Integration Testing
15 17 (14.53%) SDLC
16 15 (12.82%) User Stories
17 13 (11.11%) DSDM
17 13 (11.11%) OO
17 13 (11.11%) RUP
18 12 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 87 (74.36%) Java
2 54 (46.15%) SQL
3 53 (45.30%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.40%) C#
5 10 (8.55%) Scala
6 9 (7.69%) Ruby
7 8 (6.84%) Python
8 6 (5.13%) Java 8
9 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) Degree
3 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Docker
2 2 (1.71%) Varnish
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) Puppet
2 11 (9.40%) Grafana
2 11 (9.40%) Graylog
2 11 (9.40%) Terraform
3 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (28.21%) Red Hat
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle
3 6 (5.13%) Adobe
3 6 (5.13%) Atlassian
3 6 (5.13%) Cadence
3 6 (5.13%) Coverity
4 2 (1.71%) F5
4 2 (1.71%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.85%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.85%) VMware