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 3 months to 29 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.

Kanban
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 104 120
Rank change year-on-year +27 +16  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 38 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.70% 0.91% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.11% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 3
Median daily rate £414 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.54% +19.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £430 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £403
% change year-on-year +2.85% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1789 2250 1927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.94% 81.91% 75.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1242 1111
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 107
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Coventry +6 13 £415 -10.27% 1
Shropshire +36 9 £500 +11.11%
Birmingham +5 7 £338 -28.94% 4
Staffordshire - 3 £345 - 2
Worcestershire 0 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £388 -
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 74 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (89.74%) Scrum
3 30 (38.46%) TDD
4 26 (33.33%) BDD
5 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (21.79%) HTML
6 17 (21.79%) CSS
6 17 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (20.51%) Java
8 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 15 (19.23%) HTML5
9 14 (17.95%) Cucumber
9 14 (17.95%) Usability Testing
9 14 (17.95%) Project Management
9 14 (17.95%) PRINCE2
10 13 (16.67%) Change Management
10 13 (16.67%) Marketing
10 13 (16.67%) Social Media
10 13 (16.67%) User Experience
11 12 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 12 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 12 (15.38%) Axure RP
11 12 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (15.38%) JIRA
11 12 (15.38%) Psychology
11 12 (15.38%) OO
11 12 (15.38%) CRM
11 12 (15.38%) MS Visio
11 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 12 (15.38%) Adobe

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 8 (10.26%) Confluence
2 3 (3.85%) Documentum
2 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 12 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 12 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.26%) SaaS
3 7 (8.97%) IaaS
3 7 (8.97%) PaaS
4 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.85%) GitHub
6 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
1 3 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.28%) Intranet
2 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.85%) MS Access
2 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Cucumber
2 12 (15.38%) Axure RP
2 12 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 12 (15.38%) JIRA
3 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.97%) gulp
4 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.69%) JUnit
5 6 (7.69%) Selenium
5 6 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 5 (6.41%) Protractor
6 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (5.13%) Grunt
7 4 (5.13%) Maven
7 4 (5.13%) SpecFlow
7 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.85%) Mockito
8 3 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (3.85%) Subversion
8 3 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (16.67%) Marketing
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Developer
2 10 (12.82%) Analyst
2 10 (12.82%) User Researcher
3 8 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.97%) Agile Developer
4 7 (8.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (8.97%) Test Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Agile Coach
6 5 (6.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.41%) CRM Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Scrum Master
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Angular Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) CRM Architect
8 3 (3.85%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) CSS
1 17 (21.79%) HTML
2 15 (19.23%) HTML5
3 10 (12.82%) .NET
3 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
4 9 (11.54%) CSS3
4 9 (11.54%) XML
5 8 (10.26%) JSON
5 8 (10.26%) Node.js
5 8 (10.26%) RESTful
6 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (7.69%) Gherkin
7 6 (7.69%) jQuery
8 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
8 5 (6.41%) Entity Framework
8 5 (6.41%) Sass
9 4 (5.13%) Angular 2
9 4 (5.13%) SOAP
9 4 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Social Media
1 13 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Linux
1 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
1 3 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.28%) Android
2 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (89.74%) Scrum
3 30 (38.46%) TDD
4 26 (33.33%) BDD
5 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.95%) PRINCE2
7 14 (17.95%) Project Management
7 14 (17.95%) Usability Testing
8 13 (16.67%) Change Management
9 12 (15.38%) Cognitive Psychology
9 12 (15.38%) CRM
9 12 (15.38%) OO
9 12 (15.38%) Psychology
10 10 (12.82%) BPR
10 10 (12.82%) MVC
11 9 (11.54%) Open Source
11 9 (11.54%) User Stories
12 8 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) Java
2 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.54%) C#
4 4 (5.13%) SQL
5 3 (3.85%) ES6
5 3 (3.85%) Scala
5 3 (3.85%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.28%) C
6 1 (1.28%) Groovy
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) ISEB
3 5 (6.41%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SEPA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Ansible
1 4 (5.13%) Puppet
2 3 (3.85%) Grafana
2 3 (3.85%) Kibana
2 3 (3.85%) logstash
2 3 (3.85%) rkt
3 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) Adobe
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.85%) Splunk
4 3 (3.85%) WSO2
5 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.28%) CODA
6 1 (1.28%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) Pega
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