Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 77 72
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 +79
Contract jobs citing Kanban 160 119 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.41% 2.53% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 2.93% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 82 83
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.00% +10.10%
10th Percentile £353 £307 £318
90th Percentile £594 £567 £525
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -20.45% +17.33% -25.00%

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 4,123 4,063 3,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.84% 86.37% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,266 2,354 1,853
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £244 £250 £244
90th Percentile £563 £547 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 88 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -1.18% +1.19%
10th Percentile £12.16 £11.22 £10.25
90th Percentile £44.32 £38.96 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.08 £23.28
% change year-on-year +1.80% -0.86% +1.20%

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 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 January 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 +25 108 £475 +15.15% 16
Glasgow -3 43 £450 +16.13% 6
Dundee -2 4 £225 -
West Lothian - 2 £375 - 2
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (76.25%) Scrum
3 66 (41.25%) Java
4 48 (30.00%) DevOps
5 43 (26.88%) Linux
6 42 (26.25%) Python
6 42 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
7 39 (24.38%) Software Engineering
8 37 (23.13%) TDD
9 36 (22.50%) JavaScript
10 34 (21.25%) SQL
11 33 (20.63%) Test Automation
12 32 (20.00%) Firewall
13 30 (18.75%) PaaS
13 30 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (18.75%) AngularJS
13 30 (18.75%) Jenkins
14 29 (18.13%) Docker
14 29 (18.13%) JIRA
15 28 (17.50%) Spring
15 28 (17.50%) Finance
16 27 (16.88%) Oracle
16 27 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (16.88%) BDD
17 26 (16.25%) REST
17 26 (16.25%) Ansible
17 26 (16.25%) Git (software)
18 24 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
18 24 (15.00%) Waterfall
19 23 (14.38%) IaaS

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 15 (9.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (8.13%) Apache
2 13 (8.13%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.38%) nginx
4 6 (3.75%) Confluence
4 6 (3.75%) JBoss
5 5 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.25%) CMS
7 2 (1.25%) IIS
7 2 (1.25%) Jetty
7 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (18.75%) PaaS
3 27 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (14.38%) IaaS
4 23 (14.38%) OpenShift
5 7 (4.38%) SaaS
6 4 (2.50%) Serverless
7 3 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.25%) Datadog
9 1 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.00%) Firewall
2 9 (5.63%) SSL
3 6 (3.75%) DNS
3 6 (3.75%) DSL
3 6 (3.75%) SAN
4 5 (3.13%) BGP
4 5 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (3.13%) OSPF
4 5 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.50%) HTTP
6 3 (1.88%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.88%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.25%) AMQP
8 1 (0.63%) NAS
8 1 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (11.25%) MongoDB
3 15 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.88%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.63%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.75%) DB2
7 5 (3.13%) Pentaho
8 4 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.88%) Power BI
10 2 (1.25%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.25%) Redis
10 2 (1.25%) Riak
11 1 (0.63%) MySQL
11 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 29 (18.13%) JIRA
3 26 (16.25%) Git (software)
4 16 (10.00%) Subversion
5 13 (8.13%) JUnit
6 12 (7.50%) Artifactory
7 10 (6.25%) Bitbucket
8 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (4.38%) Cucumber
9 7 (4.38%) Selenium
9 7 (4.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (3.75%) GitLab
11 5 (3.13%) Hudson
11 5 (3.13%) IntelliJ
12 4 (2.50%) CppUnit
13 3 (1.88%) Maven
14 2 (1.25%) Bugzilla
14 2 (1.25%) FitNesse
14 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (17.50%) Finance
2 18 (11.25%) Law
3 16 (10.00%) Banking
4 7 (4.38%) Games
5 5 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.88%) Back Office
6 3 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.25%) Advertising
7 2 (1.25%) Legal
7 2 (1.25%) Retail
8 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (31.25%) Developer
2 19 (11.88%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.25%) Architect
4 12 (7.50%) Scrum Master
4 12 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.25%) Analyst
5 10 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
6 9 (5.63%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.13%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Network Engineer
11 4 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 28 (17.50%) Spring
3 26 (16.25%) REST
4 21 (13.13%) HTML
5 18 (11.25%) React
6 16 (10.00%) CSS
7 11 (6.88%) jQuery
7 11 (6.88%) Sass
8 10 (6.25%) .NET
9 9 (5.63%) LDAP
9 9 (5.63%) Spring Boot
9 9 (5.63%) Thymeleaf
10 8 (5.00%) HTML5
10 8 (5.00%) RESTful
10 8 (5.00%) Velocity
11 7 (4.38%) SOAP
11 7 (4.38%) XML
12 6 (3.75%) Kafka
12 6 (3.75%) Middleware
12 6 (3.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) User Experience
2 17 (10.63%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.38%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.38%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.75%) Replication
6 5 (3.13%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.88%) Linux
2 19 (11.88%) Windows
3 16 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (7.50%) Unix
5 10 (6.25%) Solaris
6 2 (1.25%) Android
6 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (76.25%) Scrum
3 48 (30.00%) DevOps
4 39 (24.38%) Software Engineering
5 37 (23.13%) TDD
6 33 (20.63%) Test Automation
7 30 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (16.88%) BDD
9 24 (15.00%) Waterfall
10 23 (14.38%) Microservices
11 20 (12.50%) Change Control
12 16 (10.00%) User Stories
13 14 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (8.75%) Refactoring
13 14 (8.75%) Web Development
14 13 (8.13%) Business Analysis
14 13 (8.13%) Decision-Making
14 13 (8.13%) Domain-Driven Design
15 11 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.25%) Java
2 42 (26.25%) Python
3 36 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 34 (21.25%) SQL
5 18 (11.25%) Perl
6 17 (10.63%) Bash Shell
7 9 (5.63%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.00%) C#
9 7 (4.38%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.13%) Go
10 5 (3.13%) R
11 4 (2.50%) Java 8
11 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.88%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.25%) Ruby
14 1 (0.63%) C++
14 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (6.25%) Degree
2 5 (3.13%) CCNP
2 5 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.88%) ISEB
3 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (4.38%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (18.13%) Docker
2 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.75%) VMware NSX
3 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (16.25%) Ansible
2 23 (14.38%) Kubernetes
3 19 (11.88%) Puppet
4 15 (9.38%) Terraform
5 11 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (5.00%) Prometheus
7 6 (3.75%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (3.75%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (3.75%) Xymon
8 5 (3.13%) PowerCLI
9 4 (2.50%) SELinux
10 3 (1.88%) vCenter Server
11 2 (1.25%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.25%) Consul
11 2 (1.25%) Nagios
11 2 (1.25%) Rancher
Vendors
1 27 (16.88%) Oracle
2 12 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.88%) VMware
4 8 (5.00%) IBM
5 6 (3.75%) Charles River
5 6 (3.75%) Cisco
5 6 (3.75%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.13%) Google
7 4 (2.50%) Splunk
8 3 (1.88%) F5
8 3 (1.88%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.25%) Adobe
9 2 (1.25%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.25%) Informatica
9 2 (1.25%) New Relic
9 2 (1.25%) Omniture
9 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.25%) Xamarin