The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 June 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 184 257
Rank change year-on-year +72 +73  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 999 738 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.12% 1.37% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 1.64% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 601 350
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £337 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £401
% change year-on-year +1.12% +10.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £55.73 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +59.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +59.23%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in the UK

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in the UK

Kanban
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kanban in the UK

Kanban
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +78 921 £475 - 268
London +38 524 £500 -0.10% 119
South East -1 108 £500 +14.28% 45
City of London +24 102 £500 -4.85% 24
East of England +53 64 £538 +19.44% 15
North West +37 63 £450 -5.26% 28
Scotland +27 59 £408 +8.66% 6
Yorkshire +25 48 £425 -10.52% 16
Essex +30 46 £550 - 1
West Midlands +42 42 £530 +32.08% 14
West Yorkshire +14 41 £425 -10.52% 9
South West +27 39 £438 +2.94% 19
Edinburgh +17 39 £400 +6.66% 1
Leeds +11 36 £425 -10.52% 9
Oxfordshire +8 35 £525 +23.52% 10
Southend-on-Sea - 32 £525 - 1
Berkshire +38 30 £525 +31.25% 9
Shropshire +31 25 £550 +15.78% 4
Telford +32 24 £550 +15.78% 4
Manchester +21 24 £375 -21.05% 19
Merseyside - 22 £450 - 1
Oxford +4 21 £525 +31.25% 7
Milton Keynes +1 20 £420 -9.18% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 20 £420 -9.18% 4
Tyne and Wear +91 19 £480 +6.66% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +91 19 £480 +6.66% 2
North East +87 19 £480 -4.00% 2
Glasgow +10 18 £425 +6.25% 4
Surrey 0 18 £413 -11.29% 6
Cheshire +15 17 £413 -13.15% 5

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 with a requirement for Kanban.

1 1750 (95.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1595 (87.06%) Scrum
3 922 (50.33%) TDD
4 680 (37.12%) Java
5 561 (30.62%) BDD
6 468 (25.55%) Test Automation
7 463 (25.27%) DevOps
8 458 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 435 (23.74%) JavaScript
10 391 (21.34%) Git (software)
11 383 (20.91%) JIRA
12 363 (19.81%) Jenkins
13 335 (18.29%) User Stories
14 317 (17.30%) HTML
15 305 (16.65%) Microservices
16 289 (15.78%) CSS
16 289 (15.78%) Linux
17 282 (15.39%) Amazon AWS
18 272 (14.85%) Continuous Delivery
19 259 (14.14%) Software Engineering
20 251 (13.70%) SQL
21 241 (13.16%) Finance
22 237 (12.94%) SOA
22 237 (12.94%) Coaching
23 236 (12.88%) Spring
24 235 (12.83%) Node.js
25 231 (12.61%) Scala
26 230 (12.55%) QA
27 228 (12.45%) Web Services
28 227 (12.39%) AngularJS

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 212 (11.57%) Confluence
2 77 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
3 75 (4.09%) Apache
4 53 (2.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 50 (2.73%) JBoss
6 49 (2.67%) Tomcat
7 44 (2.40%) Apache Spark
8 35 (1.91%) OpenStack
9 28 (1.53%) CMS
10 26 (1.42%) SharePoint
11 19 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
12 15 (0.82%) nginx
13 14 (0.76%) IIS
14 13 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (0.71%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.60%) Apache Solr
16 10 (0.55%) Mule
16 10 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.55%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 19 (1.04%) MS Visio
2 17 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.33%) Mingle
7 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.22%) HipChat
9 2 (0.11%) InVision
10 1 (0.055%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.76%) Magento
4 8 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.22%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.16%) Staffware
8 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.055%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (0.055%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.055%) iTrent
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.055%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.055%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 282 (15.39%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
4 64 (3.49%) PaaS
5 52 (2.84%) GitHub
6 43 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 37 (2.02%) IaaS
8 29 (1.58%) Amazon S3
9 20 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
9 20 (1.09%) Heroku
10 19 (1.04%) SaaS
11 18 (0.98%) OpenShift
12 16 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (0.55%) Basecamp
14 10 (0.55%) Slack
15 9 (0.49%) Datadog
16 7 (0.38%) Trello
17 6 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 110 (6.00%) HTTP
2 82 (4.48%) SSL
3 73 (3.98%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.20%) Internet
5 21 (1.15%) DNS
6 16 (0.87%) LDAP
7 12 (0.66%) Firewall
8 11 (0.60%) Intranet
8 11 (0.60%) Kerberos
9 7 (0.38%) AMQP
9 7 (0.38%) WAN
10 6 (0.33%) DSL
10 6 (0.33%) VPN
11 5 (0.27%) LAN
12 4 (0.22%) DHCP
13 3 (0.16%) Network Security
13 3 (0.16%) Skype
13 3 (0.16%) VLAN
14 2 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (11.30%) NoSQL
2 180 (9.83%) MongoDB
3 137 (7.48%) MySQL
4 119 (6.50%) SQL Server
5 110 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 89 (4.86%) Hadoop
7 84 (4.59%) Big Data
8 80 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
9 73 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 41 (2.24%) Oracle Database
11 37 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 31 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
13 28 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (1.31%) Redis
16 23 (1.26%) SQLite
17 14 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
18 12 (0.66%) Apache Hive
19 10 (0.55%) DB2
19 10 (0.55%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 391 (21.34%) Git (software)
2 383 (20.91%) JIRA
3 363 (19.81%) Jenkins
4 199 (10.86%) Selenium
5 146 (7.97%) Maven
6 145 (7.91%) Cucumber
7 127 (6.93%) Subversion
8 91 (4.97%) JUnit
9 66 (3.60%) SoapUI
9 66 (3.60%) TeamCity
10 57 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 57 (3.11%) WebDriver
11 55 (3.00%) Gradle
12 54 (2.95%) Grunt
12 54 (2.95%) IntelliJ
13 52 (2.84%) JIRA Agile
14 50 (2.73%) gulp
15 48 (2.62%) Mockito
16 40 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
17 38 (2.07%) SonarQube
General
1 241 (13.16%) Finance
2 108 (5.90%) Retail
3 99 (5.40%) Banking
4 62 (3.38%) Marketing
5 58 (3.17%) Games
6 42 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 41 (2.24%) Publishing
8 26 (1.42%) Electronics
8 26 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.87%) Front Office
10 14 (0.76%) Advertising
10 14 (0.76%) Back Office
11 13 (0.71%) Legal
12 12 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.44%) Automotive
13 8 (0.44%) Billing
14 6 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.27%) Local Government
16 4 (0.22%) German Language
16 4 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 716 (39.08%) Developer
2 249 (13.59%) Java Developer
3 184 (10.04%) Analyst
4 161 (8.79%) Scrum Master
5 151 (8.24%) Architect
6 137 (7.48%) Senior Developer
7 134 (7.31%) Business Analyst
8 120 (6.55%) Agile Developer
9 95 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
10 89 (4.86%) .NET Developer
11 79 (4.31%) Technical Architect
12 78 (4.26%) Agile Coach
13 68 (3.71%) JavaScript Developer
13 68 (3.71%) Tester
14 64 (3.49%) AWS Developer
15 63 (3.44%) Agile Business Analyst
16 61 (3.33%) Scala Developer
17 58 (3.17%) C# Developer
18 56 (3.06%) Agile Scrum Master
19 55 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (17.30%) HTML
2 289 (15.78%) CSS
3 236 (12.88%) Spring
4 235 (12.83%) Node.js
5 228 (12.45%) Web Services
6 227 (12.39%) AngularJS
7 215 (11.74%) RESTful
8 202 (11.03%) .NET
9 191 (10.43%) HTML5
10 187 (10.21%) JSON
11 173 (9.44%) REST
12 163 (8.90%) React
13 134 (7.31%) ASP.NET
14 113 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 108 (5.90%) jQuery
16 106 (5.79%) XML
17 104 (5.68%) CSS3
17 104 (5.68%) SOAP
18 103 (5.62%) Hibernate
19 97 (5.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 158 (8.62%) User Experience
2 88 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
3 80 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 60 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 48 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (2.51%) Virtual Team
8 42 (2.29%) Data Structures
9 35 (1.91%) Public Cloud
10 31 (1.69%) Fintech
11 30 (1.64%) Blog
12 23 (1.26%) Social Media
13 22 (1.20%) Algorithms
14 19 (1.04%) Equities
15 18 (0.98%) Data Centre
16 17 (0.93%) Video on Demand
17 15 (0.82%) Fixed Income
18 13 (0.71%) Private Cloud
19 12 (0.66%) Management Information System
20 11 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 289 (15.78%) Linux
2 103 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 80 (4.37%) Unix
4 67 (3.66%) Windows
5 50 (2.73%) Android
6 36 (1.97%) Mac OS X
7 30 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 24 (1.31%) CentOS
9 18 (0.98%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.60%) CoreOS
11 7 (0.38%) Solaris
12 5 (0.27%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.22%) AIX
13 4 (0.22%) HPUX
14 3 (0.16%) zOS
15 2 (0.11%) SUSE
15 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1750 (95.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1595 (87.06%) Scrum
3 922 (50.33%) TDD
4 561 (30.62%) BDD
5 468 (25.55%) Test Automation
6 463 (25.27%) DevOps
7 458 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 335 (18.29%) User Stories
9 305 (16.65%) Microservices
10 272 (14.85%) Continuous Delivery
11 259 (14.14%) Software Engineering
12 237 (12.94%) Coaching
12 237 (12.94%) SOA
13 221 (12.06%) Open Source
14 209 (11.41%) MVC
15 204 (11.14%) Mentoring
16 196 (10.70%) E-Commerce
17 180 (9.83%) Pair Programming
18 172 (9.39%) Continuous Improvement
19 147 (8.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 680 (37.12%) Java
2 435 (23.74%) JavaScript
3 251 (13.70%) SQL
4 231 (12.61%) Scala
5 200 (10.92%) Python
6 174 (9.50%) C#
7 154 (8.41%) Ruby
8 97 (5.29%) Groovy
9 68 (3.71%) Perl
10 50 (2.73%) Bash Shell
11 39 (2.13%) PHP
12 38 (2.07%) Go
13 27 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 26 (1.42%) C
14 26 (1.42%) R
15 25 (1.36%) ES6
16 22 (1.20%) PL/SQL
16 22 (1.20%) T-SQL
17 18 (0.98%) C++
18 16 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 103 (5.62%) Degree
2 96 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 63 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.18%) ISEB
5 37 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 27 (1.47%) PMP
7 23 (1.26%) ISTQB
7 23 (1.26%) PMI Certification
8 12 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
10 8 (0.44%) CITP
11 7 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (0.38%) MBCS
11 7 (0.38%) RHCE
11 7 (0.38%) RHCSA
12 6 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.22%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (12.55%) QA
2 19 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.49%) PMO
5 8 (0.44%) GDPR
5 8 (0.44%) MiFID
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.055%) COBIT
7 1 (0.055%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.055%) P3O
7 1 (0.055%) SEPA
System Software
1 176 (9.61%) Docker
2 35 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.44%) vCloud
4 8 (0.44%) Xen
5 6 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.33%) vSphere
6 5 (0.27%) HDFS
7 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.22%) LXC
7 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.16%) NFS
9 2 (0.11%) KVM
9 2 (0.11%) zsh
10 1 (0.055%) iptables
10 1 (0.055%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 133 (7.26%) Puppet
2 107 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (5.46%) Ansible
4 46 (2.51%) Terraform
5 41 (2.24%) Kubernetes
6 35 (1.91%) logstash
7 24 (1.31%) Kibana
8 22 (1.20%) Grafana
9 17 (0.93%) ZABBIX
10 14 (0.76%) Rancher
11 12 (0.66%) Graphite
11 12 (0.66%) Mesos
12 9 (0.49%) OpenIDM
13 6 (0.33%) Packer
14 5 (0.27%) Oozie
14 5 (0.27%) Rundeck
15 4 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
15 4 (0.22%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
15 4 (0.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 164 (8.95%) Oracle
2 103 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 65 (3.55%) Atlassian
4 59 (3.22%) Red Hat
5 58 (3.17%) SAP
6 55 (3.00%) VMware
7 53 (2.89%) WSO2
8 46 (2.51%) New Relic
9 28 (1.53%) Splunk
10 26 (1.42%) Adobe
11 24 (1.31%) AppDynamics
12 22 (1.20%) IBM
13 16 (0.87%) CA Agile Central
13 16 (0.87%) Sitecore
14 14 (0.76%) Cloudera
15 13 (0.71%) hybris
16 12 (0.66%) SaltStack
17 11 (0.60%) ForgeRock
18 10 (0.55%) MuleSoft
19 9 (0.49%) Google
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 120000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Rullion
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £225 per day
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £525 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £590.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Rate: Day rate £330-£350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £300 - £340 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day 6 Month Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £499 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
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