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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kanban
UK
Rank 138 187 272
Rank change year-on-year +49 +85  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 836 689 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.85% 1.30% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.57% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 532 300
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £403
% change year-on-year - +11.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £101.25 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.42% -  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in the UK

Kanban
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kanban in the UK

Kanban
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 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
England +59 785 £475 - 274
London +27 424 £492 -4.92% 119
South East +56 92 £471 +10.82% 42
Yorkshire +33 67 £475 +15.85% 23
City of London +11 67 £500 -0.99% 24
East of England +48 63 £525 +10.52% 11
North West +17 45 £413 -4.34% 32
West Yorkshire +19 43 £486 +23.10% 15
West Midlands +23 41 £414 -10.54% 10
Essex +26 38 £539 +19.66%
Leeds +12 36 £425 +7.59% 11
North East +14 32 £450 -2.70% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 31 £469 +1.35% 3
Tyne and Wear +15 31 £469 +1.35% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 28 £520 -
Scotland -1 22 £450 +7.46% 7
South West 0 20 £320 -20.00% 27
South Yorkshire +11 19 £475 - 7
Edinburgh +3 18 £450 +2.85% 5
Oxfordshire -9 18 £488 +14.70% 15
Manchester -10 18 £425 +3.03% 29
Sheffield +18 17 £475 - 7
Surrey +26 16 £400 -20.00% 5
Wales +15 14 £425 +30.76% 2
Cheshire +29 13 £400 -16.88% 2
Hampshire +13 13 £475 +46.15% 14
Coventry +3 13 £415 -10.27% 1
South Wales +19 12 £425 +30.76% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 12 £495 +26.92% 2
Berkshire +10 12 £480 +10.66% 2

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Kanban.

1 1634 (96.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1473 (87.16%) Scrum
3 844 (49.94%) TDD
4 677 (40.06%) Java
5 616 (36.45%) BDD
6 419 (24.79%) Continuous Integration
7 384 (22.72%) JavaScript
8 340 (20.12%) Git (software)
9 337 (19.94%) DevOps
10 325 (19.23%) Jenkins
11 317 (18.76%) JIRA
12 300 (17.75%) HTML
13 290 (17.16%) User Stories
14 273 (16.15%) Scala
15 272 (16.09%) Software Engineering
16 270 (15.98%) CSS
17 258 (15.27%) RESTful
18 250 (14.79%) Continuous Delivery
19 240 (14.20%) Microservices
20 221 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
21 219 (12.96%) Web Services
22 216 (12.78%) Linux
23 215 (12.72%) Node.js
24 212 (12.54%) Spring
25 205 (12.13%) Confluence
26 204 (12.07%) QA
27 201 (11.89%) REST
28 200 (11.83%) Selenium
29 199 (11.78%) Open Source
30 198 (11.72%) Docker

Kanban
Top Related 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
1 205 (12.13%) Confluence
2 60 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
3 47 (2.78%) Apache
4 44 (2.60%) Apache Spark
5 40 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 30 (1.78%) OpenStack
7 29 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 27 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
9 25 (1.48%) JBoss
10 23 (1.36%) CMS
10 23 (1.36%) SharePoint
11 16 (0.95%) IIS
11 16 (0.95%) WebSphere
12 15 (0.89%) nginx
13 10 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.53%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.41%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 42 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.07%) MS Office
4 16 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (0.89%) MS Project
6 6 (0.36%) HipChat
7 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.24%) Gliffy
9 3 (0.18%) Mingle
9 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.059%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.65%) Magento
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.18%) Staffware
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.059%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 221 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (4.20%) PaaS
4 51 (3.02%) GitHub
5 45 (2.66%) IaaS
6 38 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (1.83%) SaaS
8 21 (1.24%) Heroku
9 17 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 10 (0.59%) Basecamp
11 10 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.59%) OpenShift
11 10 (0.59%) Slack
12 9 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.53%) Office 365
12 9 (0.53%) Trello
13 8 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.41%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 106 (6.27%) HTTP
2 38 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.95%) SSL
4 31 (1.83%) Internet
5 26 (1.54%) DNS
6 17 (1.01%) LDAP
7 12 (0.71%) Kerberos
8 11 (0.65%) Intranet
9 9 (0.53%) Firewall
10 7 (0.41%) RTP
10 7 (0.41%) RTSP
10 7 (0.41%) Skype
10 7 (0.41%) WAN
11 6 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (0.30%) Network Security
12 5 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.24%) AMQP
13 4 (0.24%) LAN
13 4 (0.24%) SSH
13 4 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (10.83%) NoSQL
2 154 (9.11%) MongoDB
3 141 (8.34%) MySQL
4 112 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
5 102 (6.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 95 (5.62%) Relational Database
7 92 (5.44%) SQL Server
8 75 (4.44%) Hadoop
9 73 (4.32%) Big Data
10 27 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 23 (1.36%) RDBMS
12 19 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (1.12%) SQLite
13 14 (0.83%) DB2
13 14 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (0.65%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.59%) Riak
16 9 (0.53%) Redis
17 8 (0.47%) HBase
17 8 (0.47%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 340 (20.12%) Git (software)
2 325 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 317 (18.76%) JIRA
4 200 (11.83%) Selenium
5 184 (10.89%) Cucumber
6 113 (6.69%) JUnit
7 97 (5.74%) Maven
8 84 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 78 (4.62%) WebDriver
10 66 (3.91%) Subversion
11 62 (3.67%) SoapUI
12 55 (3.25%) TeamCity
13 50 (2.96%) Gradle
14 48 (2.84%) Mockito
15 47 (2.78%) Grunt
15 47 (2.78%) Jasmine
16 38 (2.25%) gulp
17 36 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
17 36 (2.13%) SpecFlow
18 30 (1.78%) JBehave
General
1 196 (11.60%) Finance
2 98 (5.80%) Banking
3 87 (5.15%) Retail
4 64 (3.79%) Marketing
5 54 (3.20%) Games
6 45 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 44 (2.60%) Publishing
8 26 (1.54%) Electronics
8 26 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.95%) Legal
10 15 (0.89%) Back Office
10 15 (0.89%) Front Office
11 9 (0.53%) Advertising
11 9 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.41%) Automotive
12 7 (0.41%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.30%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.24%) Billing
14 4 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 647 (38.28%) Developer
2 285 (16.86%) Java Developer
3 183 (10.83%) Analyst
4 182 (10.77%) Scrum Master
5 132 (7.81%) Architect
6 129 (7.63%) Business Analyst
7 103 (6.09%) Agile Developer
8 100 (5.92%) Senior Developer
9 88 (5.21%) Tester
10 78 (4.62%) Agile Business Analyst
11 74 (4.38%) .NET Developer
12 72 (4.26%) Scala Developer
13 69 (4.08%) Agile Java Developer
14 67 (3.96%) Technical Architect
15 61 (3.61%) Agile Coach
15 61 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
16 60 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
17 58 (3.43%) Project Manager
18 56 (3.31%) Agile Scrum Master
19 55 (3.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (17.75%) HTML
2 270 (15.98%) CSS
3 258 (15.27%) RESTful
4 219 (12.96%) Web Services
5 215 (12.72%) Node.js
6 212 (12.54%) Spring
7 201 (11.89%) REST
8 185 (10.95%) HTML5
9 179 (10.59%) .NET
10 177 (10.47%) AngularJS
11 167 (9.88%) JSON
12 118 (6.98%) CSS3
13 114 (6.75%) jQuery
14 90 (5.33%) ASP.NET
14 90 (5.33%) Gherkin
15 85 (5.03%) Hibernate
16 80 (4.73%) React
16 80 (4.73%) XML
17 79 (4.67%) SOAP
18 72 (4.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 181 (10.71%) User Experience
2 64 (3.79%) Mobile App
3 59 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (2.84%) Virtual Team
5 47 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 38 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (1.78%) Social Media
8 20 (1.18%) Public Cloud
9 19 (1.12%) Equities
10 17 (1.01%) iPad
11 15 (0.89%) Blog
11 15 (0.89%) Data Centre
12 13 (0.77%) Algorithms
12 13 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 12 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (0.65%) Online Games
15 10 (0.59%) Derivative
16 9 (0.53%) Fixed Income
16 9 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
16 9 (0.53%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 216 (12.78%) Linux
2 69 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 61 (3.61%) Android
4 45 (2.66%) Unix
5 41 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 41 (2.43%) Windows
6 17 (1.01%) CoreOS
7 16 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.71%) CentOS
9 10 (0.59%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.41%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.30%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.18%) Fedora
12 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.18%) Solaris
12 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.18%) zOS
13 1 (0.059%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.059%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.059%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1634 (96.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1473 (87.16%) Scrum
3 844 (49.94%) TDD
4 616 (36.45%) BDD
5 419 (24.79%) Continuous Integration
6 337 (19.94%) DevOps
7 290 (17.16%) User Stories
8 272 (16.09%) Software Engineering
9 250 (14.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 240 (14.20%) Microservices
11 199 (11.78%) Open Source
12 197 (11.66%) E-Commerce
13 184 (10.89%) Coaching
14 180 (10.65%) Automated Testing
15 165 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 157 (9.29%) Pair Programming
17 140 (8.28%) MVC
18 139 (8.22%) SOA
19 137 (8.11%) Mentoring
19 137 (8.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 677 (40.06%) Java
2 384 (22.72%) JavaScript
3 273 (16.15%) Scala
4 179 (10.59%) Python
5 168 (9.94%) SQL
6 157 (9.29%) Ruby
7 156 (9.23%) C#
8 78 (4.62%) Groovy
9 54 (3.20%) Perl
10 43 (2.54%) PHP
11 36 (2.13%) Shell Script
12 33 (1.95%) Go
13 29 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 27 (1.60%) ES6
15 23 (1.36%) PowerShell
15 23 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 22 (1.30%) C
17 16 (0.95%) R
18 14 (0.83%) C++
19 12 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 109 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 74 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 62 (3.67%) Degree
4 35 (2.07%) ISEB
5 34 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 26 (1.54%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.47%) PMP
8 6 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.36%) PhD
9 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.30%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.18%) APMG
11 3 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.12%) CCNP
12 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.059%) HND
13 1 (0.059%) MCSE
13 1 (0.059%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (12.07%) QA
2 20 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.71%) SDET
5 10 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.59%) MiFID
6 8 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.47%) EMIR
7 5 (0.30%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.24%) GDPR
8 4 (0.24%) SLA
9 3 (0.18%) PMO
10 1 (0.059%) COBIT
10 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.059%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.059%) SEPA
System Software
1 198 (11.72%) Docker
2 26 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.47%) HDFS
5 6 (0.36%) vCloud
5 6 (0.36%) vSphere
6 5 (0.30%) LXC
7 4 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.18%) NFS
8 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.12%) Xen
10 1 (0.059%) KVM
10 1 (0.059%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.059%) Varnish
10 1 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 90 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
1 90 (5.33%) Puppet
2 62 (3.67%) Ansible
3 27 (1.60%) Kubernetes
4 23 (1.36%) Kibana
4 23 (1.36%) Terraform
5 21 (1.24%) Mesos
6 18 (1.07%) logstash
7 16 (0.95%) Grafana
8 14 (0.83%) rkt
8 14 (0.83%) ZABBIX
9 9 (0.53%) Nagios
10 8 (0.47%) Rancher
11 6 (0.36%) Packer
11 6 (0.36%) Salt
12 5 (0.30%) Graphite
12 5 (0.30%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.30%) OpenIDM
13 4 (0.24%) Control-M
13 4 (0.24%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 124 (7.34%) Microsoft
2 104 (6.15%) Oracle
3 81 (4.79%) Atlassian
4 58 (3.43%) Red Hat
5 37 (2.19%) VMware
6 34 (2.01%) New Relic
7 33 (1.95%) SAP
8 30 (1.78%) Adobe
9 29 (1.72%) Splunk
10 26 (1.54%) WSO2
11 18 (1.07%) IBM
12 15 (0.89%) AppDynamics
13 13 (0.77%) Google
13 13 (0.77%) SaltStack
14 11 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.65%) Sitecore
15 10 (0.59%) ForgeRock
16 9 (0.53%) Cloudera
16 9 (0.53%) hybris
16 9 (0.53%) WorldPay
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum +
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + working inside IR35
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £440 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £650 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £625 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rate Up to £640 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ClearHub
Rate: From £400 to £700 per day Based on Accreditation and Experience
Posted: 10 days ago