Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 147 163
Rank change year-on-year +73 +16 -14
Contract jobs citing Kanban 123 64 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.56% 1.04% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 48 5
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% -2.78% -2.70%
10th Percentile £378 £312 £383
90th Percentile £575 £583 £580
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.25 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -

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 3985 5084 3929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3044 2252
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £236
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 135 179
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.63 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Coventry +38 53 £450 +12.50% 2
Shropshire +34 29 £550 +15.79% 1
Birmingham +19 19 £431 +30.68% 4
Warwickshire +6 8 £403 -32.92%
Staffordshire +6 1 £360 +30.91%
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 120 (97.56%) Scrum
2 107 (86.99%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (74.80%) TDD
4 75 (60.98%) Git (software)
5 55 (44.72%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (41.46%) BDD
7 48 (39.02%) Jenkins
8 44 (35.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 44 (35.77%) .NET
9 38 (30.89%) MVC
10 36 (29.27%) Java
10 36 (29.27%) C#
11 35 (28.46%) HTML
11 35 (28.46%) CSS
12 34 (27.64%) Maven
13 33 (26.83%) SOA
13 33 (26.83%) Test Automation
14 28 (22.76%) Spring
14 28 (22.76%) Web Services
14 28 (22.76%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (21.95%) Open Source
15 27 (21.95%) Linux
15 27 (21.95%) SQL
15 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
16 25 (20.33%) Oracle
16 25 (20.33%) SQL Server
16 25 (20.33%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (20.33%) DevOps
16 25 (20.33%) Spring Boot
17 24 (19.51%) Windows

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 23 (18.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (17.89%) Confluence
3 13 (10.57%) JBoss
4 11 (8.94%) Apache Spark
4 11 (8.94%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (8.94%) GlassFish
4 11 (8.94%) WildFly
5 6 (4.88%) Mule
6 4 (3.25%) Mule ESB
6 4 (3.25%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.44%) Apache
7 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (35.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.94%) PaaS
4 9 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (7.32%) IaaS
5 5 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.25%) SaaS
7 2 (1.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.50%) HTTP
1 8 (6.50%) SSL
2 3 (2.44%) AMQP
3 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.45%) MongoDB
2 19 (15.45%) MySQL
2 19 (15.45%) NoSQL
3 18 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (13.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (9.76%) Oracle Database
6 11 (8.94%) Big Data
6 11 (8.94%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.63%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 75 (60.98%) Git (software)
2 48 (39.02%) Jenkins
3 34 (27.64%) Maven
4 23 (18.70%) JIRA
4 23 (18.70%) Subversion
5 22 (17.89%) JUnit
6 17 (13.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (8.94%) DbUnit
7 11 (8.94%) Hudson
7 11 (8.94%) JBehave
7 11 (8.94%) jMock
7 11 (8.94%) Mockito
7 11 (8.94%) SonarQube
8 7 (5.69%) SoapUI
9 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.63%) GitLab
10 2 (1.63%) JHipster
10 2 (1.63%) Liquibase
10 2 (1.63%) WebLogic Workshop
11 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (3.25%) Games
2 2 (1.63%) Automotive
2 2 (1.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 71 (57.72%) Developer
2 30 (24.39%) .NET Developer
3 24 (19.51%) Azure Developer
4 21 (17.07%) Senior Developer
5 18 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (13.01%) Java Developer
7 13 (10.57%) Digital Developer
8 10 (8.13%) Architect
8 10 (8.13%) Scrum Master
9 8 (6.50%) Technical Architect
10 7 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.69%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (4.88%) Agile Developer
12 5 (4.07%) Lead Developer
12 5 (4.07%) Messaging Developer
12 5 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
13 4 (3.25%) Analyst
13 4 (3.25%) Business Analyst
13 4 (3.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.77%) .NET
2 35 (28.46%) CSS
2 35 (28.46%) HTML
3 28 (22.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 28 (22.76%) Spring
3 28 (22.76%) Web Services
4 25 (20.33%) Spring Boot
5 23 (18.70%) Middleware
5 23 (18.70%) RESTful
6 20 (16.26%) ASP.NET
6 20 (16.26%) JSON
7 19 (15.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (15.45%) SOAP
8 18 (14.63%) .NET Framework
9 15 (12.20%) Dapper ORM
9 15 (12.20%) REST
10 14 (11.38%) Java EE
10 14 (11.38%) XML
11 13 (10.57%) HTML5
12 11 (8.94%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (11.38%) Wiki
3 12 (9.76%) Mobile App
4 9 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (6.50%) User Experience
6 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.95%) Linux
2 24 (19.51%) Windows
3 15 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.94%) Android
4 11 (8.94%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.69%) Unix
6 5 (4.07%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.63%) AIX
8 2 (1.63%) HPUX
8 2 (1.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (97.56%) Scrum
2 107 (86.99%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (74.80%) TDD
4 55 (44.72%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (41.46%) BDD
6 38 (30.89%) MVC
7 33 (26.83%) SOA
7 33 (26.83%) Test Automation
8 27 (21.95%) Open Source
9 25 (20.33%) DevOps
10 21 (17.07%) Configuration Management
11 20 (16.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 18 (14.63%) SOLID
13 17 (13.82%) SDLC
13 17 (13.82%) Unit Testing
14 15 (12.20%) Server Virtualisation
15 13 (10.57%) Mentoring
15 13 (10.57%) User Stories
16 12 (9.76%) Software Delivery
16 12 (9.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.27%) C#
1 36 (29.27%) Java
2 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
2 27 (21.95%) SQL
3 17 (13.82%) Perl
3 17 (13.82%) Python
4 16 (13.01%) Scala
5 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.25%) Ruby
7 3 (2.44%) Groovy
8 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.63%) XPath
9 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Degree
2 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.63%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.63%) MCSA
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 18 (14.63%) Docker
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.07%) vSphere
3 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (16.26%) Puppet
2 15 (12.20%) ZABBIX
3 6 (4.88%) Ansible
4 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) logstash
5 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (20.33%) Oracle
2 15 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.69%) WSO2
5 5 (4.07%) VMware
6 4 (3.25%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.63%) webMethods
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe
8 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.81%) hybris