The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Kanban skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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 West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 119 141
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 19 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.58% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.73% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 8
Median daily rate £350 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £403
% change year-on-year +2.85% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year -13.79% -  

Kanban is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2104 2320 2464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.58% 79.83% 79.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1534 1590
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 136 86
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £56.80 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Kanban as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in the South West

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in the South West

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in the South West

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 9 £320 -20.00% 7
Wiltshire +6 4 £355 -2.06% 5
Devon - 3 £400 - 1
Dorset - 1 £425 -
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 61 (95.31%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (90.63%) Scrum
3 31 (48.44%) BDD
4 28 (43.75%) TDD
5 27 (42.19%) C#
6 25 (39.06%) .NET
7 23 (35.94%) Automated Testing
8 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
9 21 (32.81%) QA
9 21 (32.81%) Java
9 21 (32.81%) MVC
10 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
10 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
10 17 (26.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (26.56%) REST
11 16 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (21.88%) WPF
14 13 (20.31%) SOAP
14 13 (20.31%) Cucumber
15 12 (18.75%) DevOps
16 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
16 11 (17.19%) Scala
17 10 (15.63%) Microservices
18 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
18 9 (14.06%) Pair Programming
18 9 (14.06%) Spring

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (10.94%) NServiceBus
2 5 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.13%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.56%) Mule
5 1 (1.56%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) PaaS
3 3 (4.69%) GitHub
3 3 (4.69%) Heroku
3 3 (4.69%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) LDAP
2 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.56%) QlikView
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (20.31%) Cucumber
3 6 (9.38%) SpecFlow
3 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.81%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.81%) JIRA
4 5 (7.81%) Mockito
5 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.69%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.69%) JUnit
6 3 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.69%) Selenium
6 3 (4.69%) Spock
6 3 (4.69%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.69%) Zephyr
7 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Electronics
2 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.69%) Marketing
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (57.81%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.19%) C# Developer
4 9 (14.06%) .NET Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Scala Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Scrum Master
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) WPF Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Agile Coach
9 2 (3.13%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.13%) Polyglot Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) .NET
2 17 (26.56%) REST
3 16 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (21.88%) WPF
6 13 (20.31%) SOAP
7 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
7 9 (14.06%) Spring
8 8 (12.50%) CSS
8 8 (12.50%) HTML
8 8 (12.50%) Web Services
9 7 (10.94%) Gherkin
10 6 (9.38%) Hibernate
10 6 (9.38%) Spring MVC
11 5 (7.81%) jQuery
11 5 (7.81%) Node.js
11 5 (7.81%) RESTful
11 5 (7.81%) Sass
11 5 (7.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) User Experience
2 3 (4.69%) Blog
2 3 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) CentOS
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (95.31%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (90.63%) Scrum
3 31 (48.44%) BDD
4 28 (43.75%) TDD
5 23 (35.94%) Automated Testing
6 21 (32.81%) MVC
7 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
8 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (18.75%) DevOps
10 10 (15.63%) Microservices
11 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
11 9 (14.06%) Pair Programming
12 8 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (10.94%) Integration Testing
14 5 (7.81%) ATDD
14 5 (7.81%) Line Management
14 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
14 5 (7.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) C#
2 21 (32.81%) Java
3 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.19%) Scala
4 9 (14.06%) SQL
5 8 (12.50%) Ruby
6 5 (7.81%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) Groovy
8 2 (3.13%) Clojure
8 2 (3.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) ES6
9 1 (1.56%) Go
9 1 (1.56%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) ISEB
4 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.81%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) HP
2 3 (4.69%) SAP
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Apple
4 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
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