Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 106 144
Rank change year-on-year +66 +38 +10
Contract jobs citing Kanban 189 79 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.96% 1.69% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 2.08% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 50 27
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £431 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -9.21% +15.15%
10th Percentile £388 £330 £351
90th Percentile £575 £550 £578
England median daily rate £500 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £53.75 £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +43.33% -25.00% +77.78%

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 4,010 3,798 4,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.05% 81.28% 83.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,512 2,382 2,429
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.89% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 142 126
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £17.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +14.25% -21.22%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.26 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.48 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +11.52%

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 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 April 2018. 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 +28 84 £488 +14.71% 2
Shropshire +7 40 £550 +10.00% 4
Birmingham +6 39 £450 +21.62% 6
Solihull +1 5 £490 - 1
Staffordshire +2 3 £350 +1.45% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £431 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £475 -
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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.

1 186 (98.41%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (96.83%) Scrum
3 106 (56.08%) Continuous Integration
4 94 (49.74%) TDD
5 87 (46.03%) Git (software)
6 85 (44.97%) BDD
7 72 (38.10%) Web Services
8 58 (30.69%) MVC
8 58 (30.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 57 (30.16%) .NET
10 55 (29.10%) JavaScript
11 54 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
12 51 (26.98%) JIRA
12 51 (26.98%) CSS
13 50 (26.46%) HTML
13 50 (26.46%) ASP.NET
14 49 (25.93%) Jenkins
15 48 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 46 (24.34%) ASP.NET Web API
17 45 (23.81%) Maven
18 44 (23.28%) C#
19 43 (22.75%) Confluence
20 42 (22.22%) Java
20 42 (22.22%) Coaching
21 41 (21.69%) SOLID
21 41 (21.69%) Dapper ORM
22 39 (20.63%) SQL Server
23 38 (20.11%) Amazon AWS
24 34 (17.99%) User Stories
25 32 (16.93%) Continuous Delivery

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 43 (22.75%) Confluence
2 17 (8.99%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (4.23%) Documentum
5 5 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.12%) JBoss
6 4 (2.12%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.06%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.53%) Captiva
8 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.53%) Mule
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (30.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (20.11%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.06%) IaaS
5 2 (1.06%) PaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Trello
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) VoIP
2 1 (0.53%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.23%) MySQL
5 4 (2.12%) DB2
5 4 (2.12%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.59%) JasperReports
6 3 (1.59%) Power BI
7 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 87 (46.03%) Git (software)
2 51 (26.98%) JIRA
3 49 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 45 (23.81%) Maven
5 23 (12.17%) DbUnit
5 23 (12.17%) jMock
5 23 (12.17%) JUnit
5 23 (12.17%) Mockito
5 23 (12.17%) SonarQube
6 12 (6.35%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (5.82%) Subversion
8 7 (3.70%) GitLab
9 3 (1.59%) Selenium
10 2 (1.06%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.53%) NUnit
11 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (4.23%) Retail
2 5 (2.65%) Games
3 3 (1.59%) Finance
4 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 97 (51.32%) Developer
2 35 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 34 (17.99%) .NET Developer
4 23 (12.17%) Scrum Master
5 20 (10.58%) Senior Developer
6 19 (10.05%) Azure Developer
7 15 (7.94%) Agile Developer
8 14 (7.41%) Analyst
8 14 (7.41%) Business Analyst
8 14 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (6.35%) Agile Business Analyst
9 12 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (6.35%) C# Developer
9 12 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (6.35%) Digital Analyst
9 12 (6.35%) Digital Business Analyst
9 12 (6.35%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (6.35%) Lead DevOps
9 12 (6.35%) Senior Agile Developer
10 10 (5.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (38.10%) Web Services
2 57 (30.16%) .NET
3 51 (26.98%) CSS
4 50 (26.46%) ASP.NET
4 50 (26.46%) HTML
5 48 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (24.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (21.69%) Dapper ORM
8 31 (16.40%) .NET Framework
9 28 (14.81%) J2EE
10 27 (14.29%) SOAP
11 25 (13.23%) RESTful
12 23 (12.17%) Apache Camel
12 23 (12.17%) PowerMock
13 22 (11.64%) Spring
14 14 (7.41%) Spring Boot
15 12 (6.35%) Middleware
16 11 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (4.76%) REST
18 8 (4.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 54 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (12.70%) User Experience
3 14 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (6.88%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.12%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.41%) Windows
2 12 (6.35%) Linux
3 11 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.59%) Android
4 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (98.41%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (96.83%) Scrum
3 106 (56.08%) Continuous Integration
4 94 (49.74%) TDD
5 85 (44.97%) BDD
6 58 (30.69%) MVC
7 42 (22.22%) Coaching
8 41 (21.69%) SOLID
9 34 (17.99%) User Stories
10 32 (16.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (16.40%) DevOps
12 27 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 27 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 24 (12.70%) Mentoring
14 19 (10.05%) Line Management
14 19 (10.05%) SDLC
15 17 (8.99%) Open Source
15 17 (8.99%) SOA
15 17 (8.99%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 16 (8.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 55 (29.10%) JavaScript
2 44 (23.28%) C#
3 42 (22.22%) Java
4 17 (8.99%) SQL
5 12 (6.35%) Python
6 11 (5.82%) Perl
7 5 (2.65%) Java 8
8 3 (1.59%) Scala
9 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.53%) C
10 1 (0.53%) Groovy
10 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.12%) OCP
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) PMO
1 3 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (8.99%) vSphere
2 7 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (14.29%) Puppet
2 11 (5.82%) ZABBIX
3 6 (3.17%) Ansible
4 5 (2.65%) Terraform
5 4 (2.12%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (8.99%) Pega
1 17 (8.99%) VMware
2 15 (7.94%) Oracle
3 13 (6.88%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.82%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.12%) IBM
6 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.06%) Progress
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe
7 1 (0.53%) EMC
7 1 (0.53%) OpenText