Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 73 149
Rank change year-on-year -2 +76 +25
Contract jobs citing Kanban 119 103 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.52% 2.78% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 3.33% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 30
Scotland median daily rate £413 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.84% -43.60%
10th Percentile £307 £318 £275
90th Percentile £567 £525 £476
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +17.33% -25.00% +41.59%

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 4,039 3,089 4,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.37% 83.37% 81.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,348 1,799 2,448
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £254 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 88 80
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £22.75 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.40% -2.57% +12.53%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.59 £12.35
90th Percentile £39.26 £46.71 £47.63
UK median hourly rate £23.38 £24.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.59% +2.08% +20.00%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 -29 83 £413 +3.13% 4
Glasgow -3 26 £388 -16.22% 4
Dundee 0 7 £225 -
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 116 (97.48%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (77.31%) Scrum
3 51 (42.86%) Java
4 42 (35.29%) BDD
5 41 (34.45%) TDD
6 37 (31.09%) JavaScript
7 31 (26.05%) Python
8 27 (22.69%) Test Automation
9 26 (21.85%) Jenkins
10 21 (17.65%) SQL
10 21 (17.65%) Docker
11 20 (16.81%) NoSQL
11 20 (16.81%) Selenium
11 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (15.97%) Git (software)
12 19 (15.97%) Software Engineering
12 19 (15.97%) Linux
13 18 (15.13%) QA
13 18 (15.13%) Mentoring
14 17 (14.29%) DevOps
14 17 (14.29%) Ansible
14 17 (14.29%) MongoDB
14 17 (14.29%) DSDM
14 17 (14.29%) HTML
14 17 (14.29%) Web Services
15 15 (12.61%) Coaching
16 14 (11.76%) User Stories
16 14 (11.76%) Spring
17 13 (10.92%) .NET
17 13 (10.92%) C#

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 (7.56%) JBoss
1 9 (7.56%) Tomcat
1 9 (7.56%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.72%) Jetty
2 8 (6.72%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.20%) Confluence
4 3 (2.52%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.52%) CMS
4 3 (2.52%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.68%) GeoServer
5 2 (1.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.84%) nginx
6 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.84%) SAS
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.88%) OpenShift
3 6 (5.04%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.20%) PaaS
5 3 (2.52%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.52%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.68%) npm
6 2 (1.68%) SaaS
6 2 (1.68%) Serverless
6 2 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.84%) IaaS
7 1 (0.84%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) AMQP
2 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.52%) VPN
3 2 (1.68%) BGP
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.68%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.68%) Firewall
3 2 (1.68%) LAN
3 2 (1.68%) OSPF
3 2 (1.68%) SMS
3 2 (1.68%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (1.68%) VLAN
3 2 (1.68%) VXLAN
3 2 (1.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.84%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.84%) DHCP
4 1 (0.84%) DNS
4 1 (0.84%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.81%) NoSQL
2 17 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.72%) Couchbase
3 8 (6.72%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.72%) Redis
3 8 (6.72%) Riak
4 7 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.20%) MySQL
6 3 (2.52%) Aerospike
6 3 (2.52%) GIS
6 3 (2.52%) HBase
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.68%) QGIS
7 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.84%) Power BI
8 1 (0.84%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 26 (21.85%) Jenkins
2 20 (16.81%) Selenium
3 19 (15.97%) Git (software)
4 13 (10.92%) Cucumber
5 10 (8.40%) Artifactory
6 9 (7.56%) JIRA
7 8 (6.72%) FitNesse
7 8 (6.72%) Subversion
7 8 (6.72%) Vagrant
8 7 (5.88%) GitLab
9 5 (4.20%) Bower
9 5 (4.20%) Maven
10 4 (3.36%) Gradle
10 4 (3.36%) webpack
10 4 (3.36%) Zephyr
11 3 (2.52%) Hudson
12 2 (1.68%) JUnit
12 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.84%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.84%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (8.40%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Games
3 6 (5.04%) Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Electronics
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (33.61%) Developer
2 25 (21.01%) Analyst
3 21 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 19 (15.97%) Java Developer
5 16 (13.45%) Agile Business Analyst
6 13 (10.92%) Senior Developer
7 11 (9.24%) Scrum Master
8 10 (8.40%) Agile Coach
9 7 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.04%) Business Systems Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) Digital Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) Digital Business Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Pega Business Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Agile Scrum Master
11 5 (4.20%) Java Developer in Test
11 5 (4.20%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.29%) HTML
1 17 (14.29%) Web Services
2 14 (11.76%) Spring
3 13 (10.92%) .NET
4 11 (9.24%) Hibernate
4 11 (9.24%) Node.js
5 10 (8.40%) AngularJS
5 10 (8.40%) CSS
5 10 (8.40%) HTML5
6 9 (7.56%) JPA
6 9 (7.56%) XML
7 8 (6.72%) JMS
7 8 (6.72%) Kafka
7 8 (6.72%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (6.72%) React
7 8 (6.72%) TIBCO EMS
7 8 (6.72%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (5.04%) jQuery
9 5 (4.20%) Sass
10 4 (3.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.72%) Algorithms
2 8 (6.72%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.20%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.20%) User Experience
5 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.36%) PMI
6 3 (2.52%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.52%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.84%) DataPower
8 1 (0.84%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.84%) Photography
8 1 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Linux
2 9 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.20%) Android
5 4 (3.36%) Unix
6 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.68%) Windows
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (97.48%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (77.31%) Scrum
3 42 (35.29%) BDD
4 41 (34.45%) TDD
5 27 (22.69%) Test Automation
6 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (15.97%) Software Engineering
8 18 (15.13%) Mentoring
9 17 (14.29%) DevOps
9 17 (14.29%) DSDM
10 15 (12.61%) Coaching
11 14 (11.76%) User Stories
12 11 (9.24%) Concurrent Programming
13 9 (7.56%) Integration Testing
13 9 (7.56%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
13 9 (7.56%) OOD
13 9 (7.56%) Wireframes
14 8 (6.72%) MVC
14 8 (6.72%) RUP
14 8 (6.72%) UML
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.86%) Java
2 37 (31.09%) JavaScript
3 31 (26.05%) Python
4 21 (17.65%) SQL
5 13 (10.92%) C#
6 12 (10.08%) Bash Shell
6 12 (10.08%) Ruby
7 7 (5.88%) Perl
8 6 (5.04%) PHP
9 5 (4.20%) C++
10 4 (3.36%) Go
11 3 (2.52%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.52%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (2.52%) ES6
11 3 (2.52%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.52%) Scala
11 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) ISEB
2 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.52%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.68%) CCNP
5 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.13%) QA
2 9 (7.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (17.65%) Docker
2 6 (5.04%) VMware NSX
3 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.68%) GeoWebCache
5 2 (1.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (14.29%) Ansible
2 10 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.56%) Puppet
4 8 (6.72%) Cobbler
5 4 (3.36%) Kubernetes
5 4 (3.36%) SELinux
6 2 (1.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 13 (10.92%) VMware
2 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.56%) IBM
3 9 (7.56%) Pega
4 8 (6.72%) Oracle
4 8 (6.72%) TIBCO
5 5 (4.20%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.36%) Black Duck
7 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.52%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.68%) Capita
8 2 (1.68%) Cisco
8 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.84%) Cognos
9 1 (0.84%) EMC
9 1 (0.84%) F5
9 1 (0.84%) SAP
9 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.84%) Sophos
9 1 (0.84%) Splunk