Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 October 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 133 128
Rank change year-on-year +29 -5 +139
Contract jobs citing Kanban 389 289 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.38% 1.78% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.11% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 227 226
South East median daily rate £481 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £327 £360 £319
90th Percentile £675 £600 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% +21.43%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,025 13,671 14,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.96% 84.19% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,435 8,167 8,640
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £252
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 464 582
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.45%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.85 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Kanban as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in the South East

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in the South East

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in the South East over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in the South East

Kanban
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kanban in the South East

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Thames Valley -30 147 £516 +3.25% 36
Surrey +43 110 £500 +17.65% 11
Berkshire +34 91 £500 +2.56% 13
West Sussex +38 55 £450 +20.00% 4
Hampshire +19 55 £405 -4.71% 20
Oxfordshire -36 36 £525 - 10
Buckinghamshire -11 20 £488 +13.70% 13
East Sussex -1 14 £465 +24.00% 6
Kent +5 6 £425 -34.62% 6
Middlesex +10 1 - -
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 358 (92.03%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (83.29%) Scrum
3 137 (35.22%) TDD
4 134 (34.45%) Java
5 127 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (30.33%) JavaScript
7 111 (28.53%) DevOps
8 98 (25.19%) JIRA
9 97 (24.94%) Git (software)
10 92 (23.65%) REST
11 89 (22.88%) BDD
12 88 (22.62%) Test Automation
13 86 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
14 85 (21.85%) RESTful
15 84 (21.59%) Jenkins
15 84 (21.59%) User Stories
16 79 (20.31%) AngularJS
16 79 (20.31%) Web Services
17 76 (19.54%) SQL
17 76 (19.54%) Spring
18 74 (19.02%) Problem-Solving
19 72 (18.51%) MVC
20 68 (17.48%) Scala
21 67 (17.22%) Microservices
22 65 (16.71%) Confluence
23 61 (15.68%) .NET
24 60 (15.42%) Software Engineering
25 58 (14.91%) C#
25 58 (14.91%) Docker
26 57 (14.65%) Unit Testing

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 65 (16.71%) Confluence
2 17 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.86%) CMS
4 11 (2.83%) Apache Solr
5 10 (2.57%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (2.31%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (1.80%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.77%) Apache
9 3 (0.77%) Drupal
9 3 (0.77%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.77%) IIS
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.51%) JBoss
11 1 (0.26%) OpenROAD
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 86 (22.11%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (6.68%) Serverless
4 24 (6.17%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (3.60%) GitHub
7 12 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (2.83%) Amazon Kinesis
9 9 (2.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (2.31%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (1.80%) CloudFront
10 7 (1.80%) PaaS
11 6 (1.54%) IaaS
12 4 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (1.03%) SaaS
13 3 (0.77%) Trello
14 2 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.43%) HTTP
2 5 (1.29%) Firewall
2 5 (1.29%) SSL
3 4 (1.03%) Internet
4 3 (0.77%) Network Security
4 3 (0.77%) VPN
4 3 (0.77%) WAN
5 2 (0.51%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.51%) SAN
5 2 (0.51%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.26%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.60%) NoSQL
2 34 (8.74%) MongoDB
2 34 (8.74%) SQL Server
3 29 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 21 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (4.88%) MySQL
6 17 (4.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 17 (4.37%) Big Data
7 13 (3.34%) Redis
8 11 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (2.06%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.80%) Power BI
11 5 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.29%) DB2
11 5 (1.29%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (1.03%) CouchDB
12 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 98 (25.19%) JIRA
2 97 (24.94%) Git (software)
3 84 (21.59%) Jenkins
4 46 (11.83%) Selenium
5 42 (10.80%) JUnit
6 33 (8.48%) Maven
7 32 (8.23%) Subversion
8 26 (6.68%) Cucumber
8 26 (6.68%) SoapUI
9 25 (6.43%) Mercurial
10 21 (5.40%) TeamCity
11 20 (5.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 19 (4.88%) Visual Studio
12 19 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
13 18 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (4.11%) Hudson
15 15 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (3.86%) Mockito
16 14 (3.60%) Gradle
17 13 (3.34%) Eclipse
General
1 50 (12.85%) Finance
2 21 (5.40%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.08%) Retail
4 6 (1.54%) Publishing
5 5 (1.29%) Banking
5 5 (1.29%) Games
6 4 (1.03%) Back Office
6 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.51%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 160 (41.13%) Developer
2 61 (15.68%) Scrum Master
3 56 (14.40%) Java Developer
4 31 (7.97%) Analyst
5 30 (7.71%) Architect
6 29 (7.46%) Scala Developer
7 26 (6.68%) .NET Developer
8 25 (6.43%) Senior Developer
9 21 (5.40%) Agile Developer
10 20 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (5.14%) Test Analyst
11 17 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (4.11%) Agile Scrum Master
13 14 (3.60%) Software Engineer
14 13 (3.34%) Angular Developer
14 13 (3.34%) Project Manager
14 13 (3.34%) Technical Architect
14 13 (3.34%) Test Engineer
15 12 (3.08%) C# Developer
15 12 (3.08%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (23.65%) REST
2 85 (21.85%) RESTful
3 79 (20.31%) AngularJS
3 79 (20.31%) Web Services
4 76 (19.54%) Spring
5 61 (15.68%) .NET
6 49 (12.60%) HTML
7 46 (11.83%) CSS
8 40 (10.28%) Node.js
9 39 (10.03%) ASP.NET
10 36 (9.25%) JSON
11 35 (9.00%) HTML5
12 30 (7.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (7.20%) Play Framework
14 26 (6.68%) Spring MVC
14 26 (6.68%) WCF
15 25 (6.43%) .NET Framework
15 25 (6.43%) React
15 25 (6.43%) Spring Boot
16 23 (5.91%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (5.66%) User Experience
2 14 (3.60%) Virtual Team
3 12 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.29%) iPad
7 5 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.77%) Life Science
8 3 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.51%) PMI
9 2 (0.51%) RIA
9 2 (0.51%) Social Network
10 1 (0.26%) Blog
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.57%) Linux
2 22 (5.66%) Windows
3 9 (2.31%) Unix
4 8 (2.06%) Android
4 8 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.77%) Solaris
5 3 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.51%) VMS
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.51%) zOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (92.03%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (83.29%) Scrum
3 137 (35.22%) TDD
4 127 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
5 111 (28.53%) DevOps
6 89 (22.88%) BDD
7 88 (22.62%) Test Automation
8 84 (21.59%) User Stories
9 74 (19.02%) Problem-Solving
10 72 (18.51%) MVC
11 67 (17.22%) Microservices
12 60 (15.42%) Software Engineering
13 57 (14.65%) Unit Testing
14 55 (14.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 51 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
15 51 (13.11%) Open Source
16 47 (12.08%) Pair Programming
17 40 (10.28%) API Testing
18 39 (10.03%) Waterfall
19 38 (9.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 134 (34.45%) Java
2 118 (30.33%) JavaScript
3 76 (19.54%) SQL
4 68 (17.48%) Scala
5 58 (14.91%) C#
6 36 (9.25%) Java 8
7 25 (6.43%) Ruby
8 21 (5.40%) Groovy
9 19 (4.88%) Python
10 10 (2.57%) Go
11 7 (1.80%) C++
12 6 (1.54%) Perl
12 6 (1.54%) PHP
13 5 (1.29%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.29%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.77%) F#
16 2 (0.51%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.51%) Rust
17 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (6.68%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.17%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 21 (5.40%) Degree
5 14 (3.60%) ISEB
6 9 (2.31%) PMP
7 8 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.80%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (1.03%) CBAP
9 4 (1.03%) CISA
9 4 (1.03%) CISM
9 4 (1.03%) CISSP
9 4 (1.03%) IIBA
9 4 (1.03%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.26%) MBA
11 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.83%) QA
2 12 (3.08%) GDPR
3 8 (2.06%) PMO
4 5 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.29%) NIST 800
5 3 (0.77%) COBIT
5 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 58 (14.91%) Docker
2 4 (1.03%) vSphere
3 2 (0.51%) KVM
3 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (9.77%) Kubernetes
2 30 (7.71%) Ansible
3 25 (6.43%) Puppet
4 15 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.54%) HP ALM
6 5 (1.29%) Mesos
7 4 (1.03%) Terraform
8 3 (0.77%) Kibana
8 3 (0.77%) logstash
9 1 (0.26%) Grafana
9 1 (0.26%) Oozie
9 1 (0.26%) Suricata
9 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 34 (8.74%) Atlassian
2 28 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.40%) Google
3 21 (5.40%) Oracle
4 14 (3.60%) SAP
5 12 (3.08%) ServiceNow
6 10 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.80%) Adobe
7 7 (1.80%) HP
8 6 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.03%) VMware
10 3 (0.77%) Software AG
10 3 (0.77%) webMethods
11 2 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.51%) Facebook
11 2 (0.51%) hybris
11 2 (0.51%) IBM
11 2 (0.51%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.51%) Tableau
11 2 (0.51%) Twitter