Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 142 156
Rank change year-on-year +29 +14 +151
Contract jobs citing Kanban 369 258 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.21% 1.62% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.93% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 189 203
South East median daily rate £450 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £330 £355 £313
90th Percentile £622 £588 £538
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £55.73
% change year-on-year +28.57% -37.20% +59.24%

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 14,311 13,395 15,324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.58% 84.00% 83.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,520 7,779 9,394
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 484 554
South East median hourly rate £24.75 £19.56 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.52% -14.01% +1.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £49.85
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.48 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.43% -0.09% +8.60%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -34 129 £488 -2.50% 39
Surrey +24 106 £515 +21.83% 25
Berkshire +13 87 £463 -7.50% 19
Hampshire +38 65 £381 -22.94% 18
West Sussex +42 54 £450 +20.00% 1
Oxfordshire -46 27 £525 - 9
Buckinghamshire -20 15 £456 +7.99% 11
Kent +24 8 £425 - 12
East Sussex -2 6 £519 +72.92% 5
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 340 (92.14%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (83.20%) Scrum
3 139 (37.67%) Java
4 109 (29.54%) TDD
5 98 (26.56%) Test Automation
6 95 (25.75%) JavaScript
7 88 (23.85%) Web Services
8 87 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
9 81 (21.95%) JIRA
10 80 (21.68%) DevOps
11 76 (20.60%) User Stories
12 70 (18.97%) REST
13 69 (18.70%) RESTful
13 69 (18.70%) SQL
14 67 (18.16%) Finance
14 67 (18.16%) Selenium
15 63 (17.07%) Scala
16 61 (16.53%) Problem-Solving
17 59 (15.99%) Microservices
18 58 (15.72%) BDD
19 57 (15.45%) Spring
20 56 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
20 56 (15.18%) Git (software)
20 56 (15.18%) Continuous Improvement
20 56 (15.18%) AngularJS
21 55 (14.91%) C#
21 55 (14.91%) .NET
22 53 (14.36%) Jenkins
23 52 (14.09%) Unit Testing
23 52 (14.09%) Software Engineering

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 49 (13.28%) Confluence
2 14 (3.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (3.52%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.25%) CMS
4 12 (3.25%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.90%) IIS
5 7 (1.90%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.63%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.63%) JBoss
7 3 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.81%) Apache
7 3 (0.81%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.27%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.27%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.27%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.52%) Serverless
4 11 (2.98%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.08%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.08%) GitHub
8 4 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.81%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.81%) PaaS
10 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.54%) Firebase
10 2 (0.54%) IaaS
10 2 (0.54%) Office 365
11 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.79%) PuTTY
1 14 (3.79%) WinSCP
2 13 (3.52%) HTTP
3 6 (1.63%) SAN
4 5 (1.36%) Firewall
5 3 (0.81%) Network Security
5 3 (0.81%) VPN
5 3 (0.81%) WAN
6 2 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.30%) NoSQL
1 38 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.50%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.69%) MongoDB
4 20 (5.42%) Oracle Database
5 17 (4.61%) Big Data
6 15 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (3.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (3.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (2.98%) MySQL
9 9 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.17%) DB2
11 7 (1.90%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.63%) Power BI
12 6 (1.63%) Redis
13 4 (1.08%) KNIME
13 4 (1.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 81 (21.95%) JIRA
2 67 (18.16%) Selenium
3 56 (15.18%) Git (software)
4 53 (14.36%) Jenkins
5 46 (12.47%) SoapUI
6 35 (9.49%) JUnit
7 32 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (8.13%) Cucumber
9 27 (7.32%) Eclipse
10 26 (7.05%) Maven
11 24 (6.50%) Subversion
12 19 (5.15%) Ant
13 18 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
14 16 (4.34%) TeamCity
15 15 (4.07%) HP UFT
15 15 (4.07%) Octopus Deploy
15 15 (4.07%) Visual Studio Team System
16 14 (3.79%) Bitbucket
16 14 (3.79%) Mercurial
16 14 (3.79%) TestNG
General
1 67 (18.16%) Finance
2 24 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.17%) Banking
3 8 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.63%) Retail
5 5 (1.36%) Publishing
6 4 (1.08%) Back Office
7 3 (0.81%) Games
7 3 (0.81%) Marketing
8 2 (0.54%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 142 (38.48%) Developer
2 58 (15.72%) Java Developer
3 57 (15.45%) Scrum Master
4 36 (9.76%) Analyst
5 29 (7.86%) Architect
6 26 (7.05%) Test Analyst
7 20 (5.42%) Scala Developer
7 20 (5.42%) Senior Developer
8 18 (4.88%) .NET Developer
9 17 (4.61%) Project Manager
10 16 (4.34%) Test Engineer
11 15 (4.07%) Agile Scrum Master
11 15 (4.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 15 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (4.07%) React Developer
12 13 (3.52%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (3.52%) Technical Architect
13 12 (3.25%) Agile Developer
13 12 (3.25%) C# Developer
14 11 (2.98%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (23.85%) Web Services
2 70 (18.97%) REST
3 69 (18.70%) RESTful
4 57 (15.45%) Spring
5 56 (15.18%) AngularJS
6 55 (14.91%) .NET
7 47 (12.74%) HTML
8 45 (12.20%) CSS
9 34 (9.21%) HTML5
10 29 (7.86%) Gherkin
10 29 (7.86%) Velocity
11 26 (7.05%) ASP.NET
11 26 (7.05%) Spring Boot
12 25 (6.78%) JSON
12 25 (6.78%) Node.js
13 24 (6.50%) Akka
14 23 (6.23%) WCF
15 22 (5.96%) Sass
16 20 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (5.42%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.79%) User Experience
2 13 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.71%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.71%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.17%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.36%) iPad
7 5 (1.36%) Wiki
8 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.08%) Life Science
8 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.08%) Replication
8 4 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.54%) RIA
11 1 (0.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.57%) Linux
2 25 (6.78%) Windows
3 17 (4.61%) Unix
4 14 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (3.79%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.17%) Android
7 7 (1.90%) Solaris
8 6 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.63%) zOS
9 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) CentOS
10 1 (0.27%) Debian
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (92.14%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (83.20%) Scrum
3 109 (29.54%) TDD
4 98 (26.56%) Test Automation
5 87 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
6 80 (21.68%) DevOps
7 76 (20.60%) User Stories
8 61 (16.53%) Problem-Solving
9 59 (15.99%) Microservices
10 58 (15.72%) BDD
11 56 (15.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 52 (14.09%) Software Engineering
12 52 (14.09%) Unit Testing
13 48 (13.01%) API Testing
14 46 (12.47%) Continuous Delivery
15 44 (11.92%) MVC
16 42 (11.38%) Deployment Automation
17 41 (11.11%) Open Source
18 40 (10.84%) Performance Testing
19 34 (9.21%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 139 (37.67%) Java
2 95 (25.75%) JavaScript
3 69 (18.70%) SQL
4 63 (17.07%) Scala
5 55 (14.91%) C#
6 37 (10.03%) Java 8
7 26 (7.05%) Groovy
8 19 (5.15%) Python
9 16 (4.34%) Ruby
10 15 (4.07%) F#
11 14 (3.79%) C++
12 10 (2.71%) Go
12 10 (2.71%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.36%) C
14 4 (1.08%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.54%) Delphi
15 2 (0.54%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.54%) Rust
16 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (6.78%) ISEB
1 25 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.50%) SC Cleared
3 23 (6.23%) Degree
4 18 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (4.61%) ISEB Practitioner
6 16 (4.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (2.17%) PMP
8 7 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.63%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.08%) CISA
10 4 (1.08%) CISM
10 4 (1.08%) CISSP
10 4 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.54%) CBAP
11 2 (0.54%) IIBA
11 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.27%) CITP
12 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.65%) QA
2 11 (2.98%) GDPR
3 10 (2.71%) PMO
4 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.63%) NIST 800
5 4 (1.08%) COBIT
5 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 44 (11.92%) Docker
2 14 (3.79%) vSphere
3 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (4.88%) HP ALM
2 17 (4.61%) Kubernetes
3 13 (3.52%) Ansible
4 12 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.44%) Puppet
6 5 (1.36%) Mesos
6 5 (1.36%) Terraform
7 2 (0.54%) Kibana
7 2 (0.54%) logstash
7 2 (0.54%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.27%) Oozie
8 1 (0.27%) Packer
Vendors
1 46 (12.47%) Oracle
2 40 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.59%) Atlassian
4 19 (5.15%) HP
5 15 (4.07%) SAP
5 15 (4.07%) VMware
6 14 (3.79%) Google
6 14 (3.79%) Red Hat
6 14 (3.79%) Software AG
6 14 (3.79%) webMethods
7 10 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.63%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.81%) Adobe
9 3 (0.81%) ArcSight
9 3 (0.81%) hybris
10 2 (0.54%) IBM
10 2 (0.54%) Tableau
11 1 (0.27%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.27%) MapR
11 1 (0.27%) WSO2