Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 82 72
Rank change year-on-year +28 -10 +99
Contract jobs citing Kanban 196 120 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.66% 2.40% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 2.81% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 88 109
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £260
90th Percentile £600 £529 £525
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% -32.00%

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 4,708 4,271 3,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.93% 85.45% 84.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,544 2,404 2,181
Scotland median daily rate £400 £389 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +9.51% -5.33%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £243
90th Percentile £550 £529 £488
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 113 99
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.80 £9.87
90th Percentile £49.13 £44.35 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.79% +2.70% +2.27%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +19 135 £475 +15.15% 15
Glasgow -1 48 £425 - 10
Dundee - 5 £225 -
West Lothian +9 3 £375 -23.47%
Kanban
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 194 (98.98%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (78.06%) Scrum
3 79 (40.31%) Java
4 61 (31.12%) Python
5 56 (28.57%) DevOps
6 51 (26.02%) Linux
7 49 (25.00%) BDD
8 48 (24.49%) Software Engineering
9 46 (23.47%) TDD
9 46 (23.47%) Ansible
10 42 (21.43%) Jenkins
11 41 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
12 40 (20.41%) JavaScript
12 40 (20.41%) SQL
13 39 (19.90%) Test Automation
14 38 (19.39%) Docker
15 36 (18.37%) Spring
16 34 (17.35%) Git (software)
17 32 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (16.33%) Firewall
17 32 (16.33%) Puppet
18 31 (15.82%) Bash Shell
18 31 (15.82%) OpenShift
18 31 (15.82%) AngularJS
18 31 (15.82%) JIRA
19 30 (15.31%) PaaS
20 29 (14.80%) HTML
21 28 (14.29%) User Experience
21 28 (14.29%) Kubernetes
22 27 (13.78%) Oracle

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 17 (8.67%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.63%) Apache
3 12 (6.12%) JBoss
4 11 (5.61%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.10%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (4.59%) Jetty
6 9 (4.59%) WebLogic
7 8 (4.08%) nginx
8 4 (2.04%) Confluence
9 3 (1.53%) CMS
9 3 (1.53%) IIS
9 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.02%) Appian
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (5.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 41 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (15.82%) OpenShift
3 30 (15.31%) PaaS
4 24 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (11.73%) IaaS
6 9 (4.59%) SaaS
7 4 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.04%) Datadog
7 4 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.53%) Serverless
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.33%) Firewall
2 9 (4.59%) AMQP
3 8 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (4.08%) SAN
3 8 (4.08%) SSL
4 7 (3.57%) BGP
4 7 (3.57%) DNS
4 7 (3.57%) OSPF
4 7 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (3.06%) DSL
6 4 (2.04%) HTTP
7 3 (1.53%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.53%) Network Security
8 2 (1.02%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.02%) LAN
8 2 (1.02%) Skype
8 2 (1.02%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.51%) VoIP
9 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.27%) MongoDB
2 25 (12.76%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.59%) Couchbase
5 9 (4.59%) Hadoop
5 9 (4.59%) Redis
5 9 (4.59%) Riak
6 7 (3.57%) Pentaho
7 6 (3.06%) DB2
7 6 (3.06%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.02%) MySQL
9 2 (1.02%) Power BI
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.51%) Big Data
10 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.51%) HBase
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 34 (17.35%) Git (software)
3 31 (15.82%) JIRA
4 19 (9.69%) Subversion
5 18 (9.18%) Selenium
6 15 (7.65%) Artifactory
7 14 (7.14%) Bitbucket
8 12 (6.12%) Cucumber
8 12 (6.12%) JUnit
9 10 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (4.59%) FitNesse
10 9 (4.59%) Vagrant
11 8 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (3.57%) IntelliJ
13 6 (3.06%) GitLab
13 6 (3.06%) SpecFlow
13 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (3.06%) TeamCity
13 6 (3.06%) WebDriver
14 5 (2.55%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 27 (13.78%) Finance
2 16 (8.16%) Banking
3 13 (6.63%) Law
4 4 (2.04%) Games
5 2 (1.02%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (29.08%) Developer
2 31 (15.82%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.76%) Architect
4 17 (8.67%) Analyst
5 14 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 12 (6.12%) Enterprise Architect
7 11 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.61%) Platform Engineer
8 10 (5.10%) Scrum Master
8 10 (5.10%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
10 7 (3.57%) Agile Coach
10 7 (3.57%) Automation Tester
10 7 (3.57%) Tester
11 6 (3.06%) Network Engineer
11 6 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.37%) Spring
2 31 (15.82%) AngularJS
3 29 (14.80%) HTML
4 23 (11.73%) REST
5 17 (8.67%) CSS
5 17 (8.67%) React
6 14 (7.14%) HTML5
7 13 (6.63%) .NET
7 13 (6.63%) Hibernate
8 12 (6.12%) JPA
8 12 (6.12%) jQuery
8 12 (6.12%) Kafka
9 11 (5.61%) Sass
10 9 (4.59%) JMS
10 9 (4.59%) LDAP
10 9 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (4.59%) Spring Boot
10 9 (4.59%) Thymeleaf
10 9 (4.59%) TIBCO EMS
10 9 (4.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.29%) User Experience
2 19 (9.69%) Data Centre
3 15 (7.65%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (7.14%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.57%) Cloud Native
5 7 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.57%) Minimum Viable Product
6 6 (3.06%) Replication
7 5 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.53%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.02%) iPad
11 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.51%) Fintech
11 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.02%) Linux
2 27 (13.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (11.22%) Windows
4 14 (7.14%) Unix
5 9 (4.59%) Solaris
6 4 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.53%) Android
7 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.53%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (98.98%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (78.06%) Scrum
3 56 (28.57%) DevOps
4 49 (25.00%) BDD
5 48 (24.49%) Software Engineering
6 46 (23.47%) TDD
7 39 (19.90%) Test Automation
8 32 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (12.24%) Microservices
9 24 (12.24%) Waterfall
10 22 (11.22%) Domain-Driven Design
10 22 (11.22%) User Stories
11 18 (9.18%) Change Control
12 17 (8.67%) Coaching
12 17 (8.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 17 (8.67%) Web Development
13 16 (8.16%) OO
14 15 (7.65%) Integration Testing
14 15 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (7.65%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (40.31%) Java
2 61 (31.12%) Python
3 40 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 40 (20.41%) SQL
4 31 (15.82%) Bash Shell
5 17 (8.67%) Perl
6 13 (6.63%) C#
7 11 (5.61%) Go
8 10 (5.10%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.10%) Ruby
9 7 (3.57%) R
10 4 (2.04%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.53%) C++
11 3 (1.53%) Java 8
11 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.51%) C
13 1 (0.51%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (3.57%) Degree
2 5 (2.55%) CCNP
2 5 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.04%) ISEB
3 4 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.51%) VCAP
6 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.18%) QA
2 8 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (19.39%) Docker
2 12 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.59%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 8 (4.08%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.02%) iptables
6 2 (1.02%) NFS
7 1 (0.51%) HDFS
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.51%) vSphere
7 1 (0.51%) XenApp
7 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 46 (23.47%) Ansible
2 32 (16.33%) Puppet
3 28 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 22 (11.22%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (5.61%) SELinux
6 10 (5.10%) Terraform
7 9 (4.59%) Cobbler
8 7 (3.57%) Prometheus
9 6 (3.06%) Oracle ZFS
9 6 (3.06%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (3.06%) Xymon
10 5 (2.55%) vCenter Server
11 4 (2.04%) Nagios
11 4 (2.04%) PowerCLI
12 2 (1.02%) HAProxy
12 2 (1.02%) vRealize
13 1 (0.51%) Consul
Vendors
1 27 (13.78%) Oracle
2 18 (9.18%) VMware
3 16 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.63%) IBM
5 10 (5.10%) Cisco
6 9 (4.59%) CheckPoint
6 9 (4.59%) TIBCO
7 8 (4.08%) Informatica
8 7 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.06%) Splunk
10 5 (2.55%) Charles River
11 4 (2.04%) AppDynamics
11 4 (2.04%) New Relic
12 3 (1.53%) Micro Focus
12 3 (1.53%) NetApp
12 3 (1.53%) Pega
13 2 (1.02%) Citrix
13 2 (1.02%) EMC
13 2 (1.02%) Google
13 2 (1.02%) Omniture