Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 87 164
Rank change year-on-year +43 +77 +6
Contract jobs citing Kanban 225 95 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.33% 2.14% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 2.57% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 55 42
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.26% +18.44%
10th Percentile £381 £355 £315
90th Percentile £580 £570 £563
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £55.73
% change year-on-year +42.86% -37.20% +59.24%

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 4,332 3,691 5,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.29% 83.17% 83.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,606 2,327 2,908
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £242
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 134 113
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -24.44%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.96 £10.73
90th Percentile £36.65 £49.25 £38.95
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.11% +4.19% +9.30%

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 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 21 July 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
Shropshire +8 84 £485 -11.82% 2
Coventry +20 76 £479 +12.65% 1
Birmingham +9 44 £450 +2.86% 10
Solihull - 4 £375 -
Staffordshire -5 3 £350 +1.45% 3
Warwickshire -5 3 £431 -14.60%
Wolverhampton - 3 £475 -
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 219 (97.33%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (96.00%) Scrum
3 110 (48.89%) TDD
4 107 (47.56%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (41.78%) BDD
6 88 (39.11%) Git (software)
7 75 (33.33%) Web Services
8 64 (28.44%) Java
9 63 (28.00%) .NET
10 61 (27.11%) Jenkins
11 55 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
12 54 (24.00%) JIRA
13 53 (23.56%) JavaScript
13 53 (23.56%) HTML
14 52 (23.11%) CSS
14 52 (23.11%) Maven
15 51 (22.67%) ASP.NET
16 50 (22.22%) MVC
17 49 (21.78%) Coaching
18 48 (21.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 48 (21.33%) Confluence
19 44 (19.56%) Enterprise Software
20 43 (19.11%) User Stories
20 43 (19.11%) ASP.NET Web API
20 43 (19.11%) RESTful
21 42 (18.67%) Test Automation
21 42 (18.67%) C#
22 41 (18.22%) Continuous Delivery
23 40 (17.78%) SQL Server
24 38 (16.89%) DevOps

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 48 (21.33%) Confluence
2 20 (8.89%) Documentum
3 9 (4.00%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.89%) Captiva
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.44%) Apache
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.44%) CMS
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 55 (24.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.56%) PaaS
5 6 (2.67%) IaaS
6 5 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.22%) Serverless
7 3 (1.33%) SaaS
8 2 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.89%) GitHub
8 2 (0.89%) Trello
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.44%) Force.com
9 1 (0.44%) Office 365
9 1 (0.44%) Route 53
9 1 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.89%) VoIP
2 1 (0.44%) DSL
2 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.78%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (4.44%) MySQL
4 9 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.56%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.78%) Power BI
9 3 (1.33%) Big Data
9 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.44%) Redis
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (39.11%) Git (software)
2 61 (27.11%) Jenkins
3 54 (24.00%) JIRA
4 52 (23.11%) Maven
5 26 (11.56%) SonarQube
6 25 (11.11%) DbUnit
6 25 (11.11%) jMock
6 25 (11.11%) JUnit
6 25 (11.11%) Mockito
6 25 (11.11%) Selenium
7 13 (5.78%) Cucumber
8 11 (4.89%) SoapUI
9 9 (4.00%) Subversion
10 8 (3.56%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (3.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (3.11%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.22%) GitLab
13 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.89%) TestNG
General
1 9 (4.00%) Retail
2 7 (3.11%) Finance
3 2 (0.89%) Games
4 1 (0.44%) Automotive
4 1 (0.44%) Legal
4 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 110 (48.89%) Developer
2 48 (21.33%) .NET Developer
3 38 (16.89%) Java Developer
4 31 (13.78%) Agile Developer
5 24 (10.67%) Senior Developer
6 22 (9.78%) Azure Developer
7 21 (9.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 20 (8.89%) Analyst
8 20 (8.89%) Architect
8 20 (8.89%) Scrum Master
8 20 (8.89%) Senior Agile Developer
9 19 (8.44%) Delivery Manager
10 16 (7.11%) J2EE Developer
10 16 (7.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 13 (5.78%) Business Analyst
12 12 (5.33%) Agile .NET Developer
12 12 (5.33%) Agile Business Analyst
12 12 (5.33%) C# Developer
12 12 (5.33%) Digital Delivery Manager
12 12 (5.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (33.33%) Web Services
2 63 (28.00%) .NET
3 53 (23.56%) HTML
4 52 (23.11%) CSS
5 51 (22.67%) ASP.NET
6 48 (21.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (19.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (19.11%) RESTful
8 37 (16.44%) SOAP
9 35 (15.56%) Dapper ORM
10 33 (14.67%) .NET Framework
11 32 (14.22%) Spring
12 27 (12.00%) Spring Boot
13 25 (11.11%) Apache Camel
13 25 (11.11%) J2EE
13 25 (11.11%) PowerMock
14 17 (7.56%) JSON
14 17 (7.56%) REST
15 13 (5.78%) HTML5
16 10 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.56%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (12.00%) User Experience
3 10 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.22%) NHS
6 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) Blog
7 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.44%) PMI
7 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.56%) Linux
2 11 (4.89%) Windows
3 6 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.78%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.78%) Unix
6 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (97.33%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (96.00%) Scrum
3 110 (48.89%) TDD
4 107 (47.56%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (41.78%) BDD
6 50 (22.22%) MVC
7 49 (21.78%) Coaching
8 43 (19.11%) User Stories
9 42 (18.67%) Test Automation
10 41 (18.22%) Continuous Delivery
11 38 (16.89%) DevOps
12 36 (16.00%) Mentoring
13 29 (12.89%) SOA
13 29 (12.89%) SOLID
14 25 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
14 25 (11.11%) Microservices
15 22 (9.78%) Line Management
16 19 (8.44%) Open Source
17 18 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
17 18 (8.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.44%) Java
2 53 (23.56%) JavaScript
3 42 (18.67%) C#
4 21 (9.33%) SQL
5 15 (6.67%) Scala
6 13 (5.78%) Python
7 9 (4.00%) Groovy
8 7 (3.11%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.11%) Ruby
9 5 (2.22%) Perl
9 5 (2.22%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.78%) Java 8
11 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) C
11 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.11%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.78%) CITP
6 2 (0.89%) Degree
7 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) ISEB
7 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.56%) QA
2 4 (1.78%) PMO
2 4 (1.78%) WCAG
3 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (6.22%) vSphere
2 11 (4.89%) Docker
3 6 (2.67%) LXC
4 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (14.67%) Puppet
2 7 (3.11%) Ansible
3 6 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.22%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.33%) Mesos
6 2 (0.89%) Kibana
6 2 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.89%) Terraform
7 1 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.44%) logstash
7 1 (0.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 36 (16.00%) Pega
2 18 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.22%) Oracle
3 14 (6.22%) VMware
4 12 (5.33%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.33%) Progress
6 3 (1.33%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.89%) EMC
7 2 (0.89%) OpenText
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.44%) Splunk
8 1 (0.44%) Tableau