Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 July 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 44 87
Rank change year-on-year -1 +43 +77
Contract jobs citing Kanban 180 225 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.94% 4.33% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 5.15% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 150 55
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £388 £381 £355
90th Percentile £610 £580 £570
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 - -
England median hourly rate £52.25 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.50% +42.86% -37.20%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,933 4,368 3,710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.19% 83.98% 83.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,484 2,632 2,341
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 199 134
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.21 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.66% -22.50% +15.82%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.96 £10.96
90th Percentile £47.05 £36.35 £49.25
England median hourly rate £25.12 £22.46 £24.47
% change year-on-year +11.84% -8.20% +4.12%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Kanban as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in the West Midlands

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in the West Midlands

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in the West Midlands

Kanban
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kanban in the West Midlands

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. 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
Coventry -6 63 £475 -0.78% 7
Birmingham +18 57 £469 +4.17% 13
Shropshire -21 42 £598 +23.20% 3
Solihull +9 5 £463 +23.33%
Warwickshire +10 4 £513 +18.84% 1
Staffordshire +9 1 £425 +21.43% 1
Wolverhampton +7 1 £625 +31.58%
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 180 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (96.67%) Scrum
3 84 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 82 (45.56%) Continuous Integration
4 82 (45.56%) Web Services
5 81 (45.00%) BDD
6 80 (44.44%) TDD
7 76 (42.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 63 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 58 (32.22%) C#
10 55 (30.56%) JavaScript
11 50 (27.78%) HTML
12 48 (26.67%) .NET
13 47 (26.11%) ASP.NET
13 47 (26.11%) MVC
13 47 (26.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (26.11%) ASP.NET Web API
14 46 (25.56%) CSS
15 43 (23.89%) SQL
15 43 (23.89%) Dapper ORM
16 42 (23.33%) SOLID
17 40 (22.22%) Java
18 39 (21.67%) .NET Framework
19 38 (21.11%) Jenkins
20 37 (20.56%) Maven
21 35 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
22 34 (18.89%) DevOps
23 32 (17.78%) Architectural Design
24 31 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
24 31 (17.22%) Pega

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 22 (12.22%) Confluence
2 10 (5.56%) Documentum
3 6 (3.33%) CMS
4 5 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (42.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (4.44%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (3.89%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (3.89%) Power Platform
6 5 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.67%) PaaS
7 3 (1.67%) SaaS
7 3 (1.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (1.11%) GitHub
9 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.56%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.67%) HTTP
1 3 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.22%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.00%) Big Data
5 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2017
6 7 (3.89%) Data Lake
6 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (3.89%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.89%) Power BI
6 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.67%) MySQL
9 2 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.11%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 84 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 38 (21.11%) Jenkins
3 37 (20.56%) Maven
4 23 (12.78%) JIRA
5 22 (12.22%) DbUnit
5 22 (12.22%) jMock
5 22 (12.22%) JUnit
5 22 (12.22%) Mockito
5 22 (12.22%) SonarQube
6 13 (7.22%) Cucumber
6 13 (7.22%) Selenium
7 10 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.78%) GitLab
9 5 (2.78%) Subversion
10 4 (2.22%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.67%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (1.11%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.56%) JMeter
General
1 5 (2.78%) Retail
2 3 (1.67%) Banking
3 2 (1.11%) Automotive
3 2 (1.11%) Finance
3 2 (1.11%) Legal
3 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (49.44%) Developer
2 32 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.56%) .NET Developer
4 19 (10.56%) Architect
5 18 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 14 (7.78%) Scrum Master
7 13 (7.22%) Analyst
8 12 (6.67%) Backend Developer
8 12 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (5.00%) Lead Architect
9 9 (5.00%) Pega Architect
9 9 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 7 (3.89%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (3.89%) Lead .NET Developer
12 6 (3.33%) Agile Developer
12 6 (3.33%) Agile Scrum Master
12 6 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (45.56%) Web Services
2 50 (27.78%) HTML
3 48 (26.67%) .NET
4 47 (26.11%) ASP.NET
4 47 (26.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 47 (26.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 46 (25.56%) CSS
6 43 (23.89%) Dapper ORM
7 39 (21.67%) .NET Framework
8 30 (16.67%) SOAP
9 25 (13.89%) RESTful
10 22 (12.22%) PowerMock
10 22 (12.22%) Spring
11 19 (10.56%) ActiveMQ
11 19 (10.56%) Spring Cloud
12 16 (8.89%) XML
13 14 (7.78%) REST
14 13 (7.22%) Hibernate
15 11 (6.11%) JPA
15 11 (6.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (8.33%) User Experience
3 6 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.11%) Life Science
7 2 (1.11%) NHS
7 2 (1.11%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.33%) Linux
1 6 (3.33%) Unix
2 3 (1.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.11%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (96.67%) Scrum
3 82 (45.56%) Continuous Integration
4 81 (45.00%) BDD
5 80 (44.44%) TDD
6 47 (26.11%) MVC
7 42 (23.33%) SOLID
8 34 (18.89%) DevOps
9 32 (17.78%) Architectural Design
10 30 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 28 (15.56%) Test Automation
12 24 (13.33%) Open Source
12 24 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
12 24 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
13 22 (12.22%) Microservices
14 21 (11.67%) Coaching
14 21 (11.67%) User Stories
15 20 (11.11%) SOA
16 18 (10.00%) Migration
17 15 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.22%) C#
2 55 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 43 (23.89%) SQL
4 40 (22.22%) Java
5 13 (7.22%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.33%) Java 8
7 2 (1.11%) Perl
7 2 (1.11%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.44%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.33%) Degree
4 3 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.67%) ISEB
4 3 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.56%) OCP
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.67%) PMO
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 19 (10.56%) Postfix
2 18 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.89%) Puppet
2 6 (3.33%) Ansible
3 5 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.11%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (17.22%) Pega
2 18 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.00%) Databricks
4 8 (4.44%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.89%) Tableau
6 6 (3.33%) Oracle
7 5 (2.78%) Google
8 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.67%) WSO2
9 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu