Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 August 2019 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 64 75
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11 +25
Contract jobs citing Kanban 102 189 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.32% 3.44% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 3.91% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 100 74
Scotland median daily rate £497 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.33% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £363 £336 £338
90th Percentile £663 £601 £488
UK median daily rate £500 £484 £475
% change year-on-year +3.36% +1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -25.53%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,769 4,838 3,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.58% 88.01% 85.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,095 2,767 2,102
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £259 £256 £260
90th Percentile £588 £547 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 84 90
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £18.13 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -34.09% -23.61%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £41.86 £48.91 £45.10
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £24.77
% change year-on-year +16.67% -15.22% +5.40%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in Scotland

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in Scotland

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Scotland

Kanban
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kanban in Scotland

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Edinburgh -16 61 £525 +13.51% 8
Glasgow -9 36 £475 +11.76% 4
West Lothian +9 4 £425 -10.53%
Stirling - 1 £180 -
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 97 (95.10%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (72.55%) Scrum
3 38 (37.25%) Public Sector
4 27 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (25.49%) Java
6 24 (23.53%) SQL
7 22 (21.57%) Microservices
8 19 (18.63%) TDD
9 18 (17.65%) Python
10 17 (16.67%) REST
11 16 (15.69%) DevOps
11 16 (15.69%) Mentoring
11 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
11 16 (15.69%) Finance
12 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (13.73%) Coaching
13 14 (13.73%) Spring
13 14 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (12.75%) Decision-Making
14 13 (12.75%) Windows
14 13 (12.75%) Linux
14 13 (12.75%) Docker
15 12 (11.76%) JIRA
15 12 (11.76%) EMC
15 12 (11.76%) VMware
16 11 (10.78%) Banking
16 11 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
16 11 (10.78%) BDD
16 11 (10.78%) Ansible

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (8.82%) Confluence
2 7 (6.86%) Anypoint
3 6 (5.88%) CMS
4 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.98%) Drupal
5 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.78%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (10.78%) OpenShift
3 11 (10.78%) Serverless
4 9 (8.82%) SaaS
5 8 (7.84%) PaaS
6 7 (6.86%) Apigee
7 2 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.98%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.98%) Office 365
8 1 (0.98%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) Network Security
2 3 (2.94%) LAN
2 3 (2.94%) WAN
3 2 (1.96%) SAN
3 2 (1.96%) Skype
4 1 (0.98%) DHCP
4 1 (0.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.84%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.98%) GIS
6 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.98%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) JIRA
2 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.86%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.94%) Flyway
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.98%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.98%) GitLab
8 1 (0.98%) Selenium
8 1 (0.98%) SonarQube
General
1 38 (37.25%) Public Sector
2 16 (15.69%) Finance
3 11 (10.78%) Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Back Office
5 3 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Games
7 1 (0.98%) Front Office
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Developer
2 24 (23.53%) Architect
3 13 (12.75%) Technical Leader
4 10 (9.80%) Analyst
4 10 (9.80%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) Scrum Master
6 8 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.84%) Technical Architect
7 7 (6.86%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) MuleSoft Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Security Architect
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Technical Design Leader
9 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Lead Architect
9 5 (4.90%) PL/SQL Developer
9 5 (4.90%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.67%) REST
2 14 (13.73%) Spring
3 8 (7.84%) .NET
3 8 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (7.84%) React
4 7 (6.86%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (6.86%) Apache Camel
4 7 (6.86%) Node.js
4 7 (6.86%) RAML
4 7 (6.86%) Sass
4 7 (6.86%) SOAP
4 7 (6.86%) Spring Boot
4 7 (6.86%) Swagger
5 6 (5.88%) CSS
5 6 (5.88%) HTML
6 5 (4.90%) Spring MVC
6 5 (4.90%) Spring Web Flow
6 5 (4.90%) Thymeleaf
6 5 (4.90%) WinForms
7 4 (3.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Public Cloud
1 7 (6.86%) User Experience
2 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.96%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.98%) CMDB
7 1 (0.98%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) Linux
1 13 (12.75%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Unix
3 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.94%) Solaris
4 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (95.10%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (72.55%) Scrum
3 22 (21.57%) Microservices
4 19 (18.63%) TDD
5 16 (15.69%) DevOps
5 16 (15.69%) Mentoring
5 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 14 (13.73%) Coaching
6 14 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (12.75%) Decision-Making
8 11 (10.78%) BDD
8 11 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.80%) Software Delivery
9 10 (9.80%) Technical Leadership
9 10 (9.80%) Waterfall
10 9 (8.82%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure as Code
10 9 (8.82%) MVC
10 9 (8.82%) User Stories
11 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.49%) Java
2 24 (23.53%) SQL
3 18 (17.65%) Python
4 9 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.84%) Java 8
5 8 (7.84%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.86%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.88%) C
7 6 (5.88%) C#
8 5 (4.90%) C++
9 4 (3.92%) Clojure
10 3 (2.94%) Perl
11 2 (1.96%) VBScript
12 1 (0.98%) ES6
12 1 (0.98%) Go
12 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) CCNA
1 5 (4.90%) CCNP
1 5 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (4.90%) VCAP
1 5 (4.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.75%) Docker
2 3 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (1.96%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) Ansible
1 11 (10.78%) Avamar
2 9 (8.82%) Terraform
3 7 (6.86%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.94%) Puppet
5 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.96%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.98%) Rancher
6 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) EMC
1 12 (11.76%) VMware
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle
3 7 (6.86%) Google
3 7 (6.86%) MuleSoft
3 7 (6.86%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (6.86%) SAP
3 7 (6.86%) WSO2
4 3 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.94%) Cisco
4 3 (2.94%) IBM
4 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.96%) Ingenico
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe
6 1 (0.98%) Citrix
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.98%) Snow
6 1 (0.98%) Spotify
6 1 (0.98%) Tableau