Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 145 225
Rank change year-on-year +36 +80 +59
Contract jobs citing Kanban 2331 1927 1283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.30% 1.84% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.19% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1815 1531 981
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £350 £335 £320
90th Percentile £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -32.00% +76.99%
10th Percentile £36.60 £31.13 £61.25
90th Percentile £49.36 £57.52 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85705 87976 93705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.91% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57093 58207 60721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2335 2744
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.37 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.50% +2.59% +18.75%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Kanban as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Kanban in the UK

Kanban
Top 16 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
England +44 2170 £488 +2.63% 236
London +36 1180 £500 - 106
UK excluding London +17 1122 £450 - 142
South East +4 340 £500 +11.11% 39
North of England +15 264 £413 -8.33% 50
Midlands +82 162 £450 +2.86% 16
East of England +43 142 £515 -1.44% 13
North West +33 138 £400 -11.11% 27
West Midlands +75 121 £470 +7.43% 11
Scotland -15 115 £413 +3.13% 5
Yorkshire -17 105 £425 -5.56% 21
South West +10 86 £425 +3.66% 12
East Midlands +26 41 £419 -2.90% 5
North East +63 33 £406 -14.47% 2
Wales -17 15 £413 -13.16% 6
Northern Ireland -43 2 £450 +1.41% 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2236 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1980 (84.94%) Scrum
3 1123 (48.18%) TDD
4 900 (38.61%) Java
5 774 (33.20%) BDD
6 689 (29.56%) Continuous Integration
7 625 (26.81%) DevOps
8 555 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 548 (23.51%) Test Automation
10 521 (22.35%) Jenkins
11 507 (21.75%) JavaScript
12 497 (21.32%) JIRA
13 430 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
14 423 (18.15%) SQL
15 385 (16.52%) Web Services
16 381 (16.34%) User Stories
17 364 (15.62%) HTML
18 355 (15.23%) Microservices
19 345 (14.80%) Spring
20 344 (14.76%) RESTful
21 342 (14.67%) Linux
22 336 (14.41%) CSS
23 328 (14.07%) Finance
24 311 (13.34%) Pair Programming
25 309 (13.26%) Continuous Delivery
26 295 (12.66%) Confluence
27 292 (12.53%) Software Engineering
28 290 (12.44%) Coaching
29 288 (12.36%) REST
30 278 (11.93%) Python

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
1 295 (12.66%) Confluence
2 104 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
3 93 (3.99%) JBoss
4 89 (3.82%) Tomcat
5 86 (3.69%) Apache Spark
6 69 (2.96%) Apache
7 64 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 49 (2.10%) OpenStack
9 41 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
10 36 (1.54%) WebLogic
11 35 (1.50%) CMS
12 28 (1.20%) SharePoint
13 26 (1.12%) WebSphere
14 21 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 19 (0.82%) nginx
16 18 (0.77%) Mule
17 17 (0.73%) GlassFish
17 17 (0.73%) WildFly
18 16 (0.69%) Jetty
19 14 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 43 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
3 24 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.26%) HipChat
6 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.17%) Mingle
8 3 (0.13%) InVision
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.51%) Magento
3 11 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.086%) HFM
7 2 (0.086%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.086%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.086%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.043%) Primavera
8 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.043%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 430 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
2 189 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (4.16%) Amazon EC2
4 92 (3.95%) GitHub
5 73 (3.13%) PaaS
6 58 (2.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 54 (2.32%) Amazon S3
8 50 (2.15%) IaaS
9 44 (1.89%) SaaS
10 30 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 25 (1.07%) npm
11 25 (1.07%) Serverless
11 25 (1.07%) Slack
12 24 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
12 24 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
14 18 (0.77%) OpenShift
15 17 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 16 (0.69%) Trello
17 14 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 100 (4.29%) HTTP
2 70 (3.00%) TCP/IP
3 69 (2.96%) SSL
4 30 (1.29%) SMS
5 17 (0.73%) AMQP
6 14 (0.60%) DSL
7 13 (0.56%) Internet
8 11 (0.47%) Bluetooth
8 11 (0.47%) Firewall
8 11 (0.47%) LDAP
9 10 (0.43%) Kerberos
10 8 (0.34%) DNS
11 4 (0.17%) NAS
11 4 (0.17%) SAN
12 3 (0.13%) 3G
12 3 (0.13%) VPN
13 2 (0.086%) DHCP
13 2 (0.086%) Extranet
13 2 (0.086%) LAN
13 2 (0.086%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 244 (10.47%) MongoDB
3 155 (6.65%) MySQL
4 153 (6.56%) Hadoop
5 151 (6.48%) Big Data
6 150 (6.44%) Relational Database
7 134 (5.75%) SQL Server
8 123 (5.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 109 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
10 69 (2.96%) Oracle Database
11 56 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
12 49 (2.10%) RDBMS
13 41 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
14 38 (1.63%) Redis
15 36 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 28 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
16 28 (1.20%) Apache Hive
17 27 (1.16%) HBase
17 27 (1.16%) Power BI
18 23 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 555 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 521 (22.35%) Jenkins
3 497 (21.32%) JIRA
4 229 (9.82%) Selenium
5 213 (9.14%) Maven
6 212 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 183 (7.85%) JUnit
8 145 (6.22%) Subversion
9 121 (5.19%) Mockito
10 78 (3.35%) gulp
11 73 (3.13%) SoapUI
12 67 (2.87%) Grunt
13 65 (2.79%) IntelliJ
14 63 (2.70%) JIRA Agile
15 53 (2.27%) Jasmine
16 52 (2.23%) SonarQube
16 52 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
17 51 (2.19%) TeamCity
17 51 (2.19%) WebDriver
18 49 (2.10%) Gradle
General
1 328 (14.07%) Finance
2 146 (6.26%) Banking
3 104 (4.46%) Retail
4 86 (3.69%) Games
5 63 (2.70%) Marketing
6 56 (2.40%) Publishing
7 48 (2.06%) Telecoms
8 23 (0.99%) Front Office
8 23 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 22 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.90%) Advertising
11 20 (0.86%) Automotive
12 18 (0.77%) Electronics
13 14 (0.60%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.56%) Legal
15 10 (0.43%) Law
16 8 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.30%) Online Betting
18 6 (0.26%) Back Office
19 5 (0.21%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 962 (41.27%) Developer
2 393 (16.86%) Java Developer
3 238 (10.21%) Analyst
4 230 (9.87%) Scrum Master
5 180 (7.72%) Senior Developer
6 160 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 150 (6.44%) Business Analyst
8 141 (6.05%) Architect
9 132 (5.66%) Agile Developer
10 94 (4.03%) Agile Java Developer
11 90 (3.86%) Agile Coach
11 90 (3.86%) Agile Scrum Master
12 89 (3.82%) .NET Developer
13 84 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
13 84 (3.60%) Scala Developer
14 82 (3.52%) Senior Java Developer
15 81 (3.47%) AWS Developer
16 78 (3.35%) Delivery Manager
17 76 (3.26%) Agile Business Analyst
17 76 (3.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (16.52%) Web Services
2 364 (15.62%) HTML
3 345 (14.80%) Spring
4 344 (14.76%) RESTful
5 336 (14.41%) CSS
6 288 (12.36%) REST
7 272 (11.67%) AngularJS
8 228 (9.78%) .NET
9 220 (9.44%) JSON
10 217 (9.31%) Node.js
11 216 (9.27%) HTML5
12 182 (7.81%) React
13 173 (7.42%) SOAP
14 161 (6.91%) Hibernate
15 153 (6.56%) XML
16 136 (5.83%) Spring Boot
17 127 (5.45%) CSS3
18 120 (5.15%) J2EE
19 114 (4.89%) ASP.NET
20 101 (4.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 158 (6.78%) User Experience
2 115 (4.93%) Mobile App
3 107 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
5 91 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 60 (2.57%) Virtual Team
7 50 (2.15%) Computer Science
8 45 (1.93%) Data Structures
9 32 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 30 (1.29%) Data Centre
11 29 (1.24%) Fintech
12 24 (1.03%) Blog
12 24 (1.03%) Video on Demand
13 23 (0.99%) Public Cloud
13 23 (0.99%) Video\Live Streaming
14 22 (0.94%) Wiki
15 19 (0.82%) Algorithms
15 19 (0.82%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.77%) Online Games
17 17 (0.73%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 342 (14.67%) Linux
2 169 (7.25%) Unix
3 114 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 75 (3.22%) Windows
5 74 (3.17%) Android
6 58 (2.49%) Apple iOS
7 50 (2.15%) Mac OS X
8 19 (0.82%) Solaris
9 17 (0.73%) Ubuntu
10 16 (0.69%) CentOS
11 13 (0.56%) Windows Server
12 7 (0.30%) AIX
12 7 (0.30%) HPUX
13 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.086%) Nucleus RTOS
15 2 (0.086%) SUSE
15 2 (0.086%) VMS
15 2 (0.086%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.043%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2236 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1980 (84.94%) Scrum
3 1123 (48.18%) TDD
4 774 (33.20%) BDD
5 689 (29.56%) Continuous Integration
6 625 (26.81%) DevOps
7 548 (23.51%) Test Automation
8 381 (16.34%) User Stories
9 355 (15.23%) Microservices
10 311 (13.34%) Pair Programming
11 309 (13.26%) Continuous Delivery
12 292 (12.53%) Software Engineering
13 290 (12.44%) Coaching
14 264 (11.33%) Mentoring
15 244 (10.47%) MVC
16 232 (9.95%) SOA
17 214 (9.18%) Open Source
18 197 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
19 186 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
20 178 (7.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 900 (38.61%) Java
2 507 (21.75%) JavaScript
3 423 (18.15%) SQL
4 278 (11.93%) Python
5 265 (11.37%) Scala
6 202 (8.67%) C#
7 186 (7.98%) Ruby
8 92 (3.95%) Groovy
9 72 (3.09%) Bash Shell
10 68 (2.92%) Go
11 56 (2.40%) PHP
11 56 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 55 (2.36%) Shell Script
12 55 (2.36%) T-SQL
13 44 (1.89%) Perl
14 34 (1.46%) Apple Swift
15 32 (1.37%) R
16 21 (0.90%) C
16 21 (0.90%) PowerShell
16 21 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 135 (5.79%) Security Cleared
2 131 (5.62%) Degree
3 81 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 39 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 34 (1.46%) ISEB
6 32 (1.37%) PMP
7 24 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 19 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (0.60%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.26%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
14 5 (0.21%) CISSP
15 4 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.17%) IIBA
15 4 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (10.68%) QA
2 30 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (0.94%) GDPR
4 15 (0.64%) MiFID
5 14 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.60%) PMO
6 8 (0.34%) GCP
7 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.086%) SLA
9 1 (0.043%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.043%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.043%) P3O
9 1 (0.043%) SEPA
9 1 (0.043%) WCAG
System Software
1 268 (11.50%) Docker
2 26 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.47%) HDFS
6 10 (0.43%) vSphere
7 9 (0.39%) Xen
8 6 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.26%) LXC
8 6 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.26%) VMware NSX
9 5 (0.21%) vCloud
10 4 (0.17%) NFS
10 4 (0.17%) OpenDJ
10 4 (0.17%) OpenIDM
11 2 (0.086%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.086%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.043%) Firmware
12 1 (0.043%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 177 (7.59%) Puppet
2 153 (6.56%) Ansible
3 94 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
4 79 (3.39%) Terraform
5 78 (3.35%) Kibana
6 66 (2.83%) logstash
7 62 (2.66%) Grafana
8 59 (2.53%) Kubernetes
9 32 (1.37%) ZABBIX
10 29 (1.24%) Mesos
11 23 (0.99%) Rancher
12 16 (0.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 13 (0.56%) Graphite
14 12 (0.51%) Prometheus
15 10 (0.43%) Cobbler
15 10 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
16 9 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
17 7 (0.30%) Oozie
17 7 (0.30%) StatsD
18 6 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 204 (8.75%) Oracle
2 145 (6.22%) Microsoft
3 97 (4.16%) Splunk
4 84 (3.60%) Red Hat
5 78 (3.35%) Atlassian
6 68 (2.92%) AppDynamics
7 62 (2.66%) VMware
8 51 (2.19%) SAP
9 50 (2.15%) New Relic
10 37 (1.59%) IBM
10 37 (1.59%) WSO2
11 28 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
12 26 (1.12%) Cloudera
13 23 (0.99%) Tableau
14 22 (0.94%) Adobe
14 22 (0.94%) Google
15 20 (0.86%) SaltStack
16 17 (0.73%) HP
16 17 (0.73%) hybris
16 17 (0.73%) Sitecore