Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 50 43
Rank change year-on-year -25 -7 +51
Contract jobs citing Kanban 40 184 222
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.16% 3.94% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 4.54% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 116 150
Median daily rate £475 £481 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +1.32% -
10th Percentile £358 £391 £381
90th Percentile £575 £618 £576
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £51.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -19.42% +3.00% -50.00%

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 1,567 4,050 4,352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.43% 86.78% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 2,534 2,611
Median daily rate £441 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 116 196
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.21 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.72% +68.08% -28.57%
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.34 £10.88
90th Percentile £44.00 £47.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +13.64% -12.00%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Kanban as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Kanban in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Kanban in the West Midlands

Kanban
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Kanban in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Kanban in the West Midlands

Kanban
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Kanban in the West Midlands.

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 7 July 2020. 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 +2 24 £500 +5.26% 3
Birmingham -8 11 £450 -5.26% 3
Shropshire -9 3 £363 -39.33% 1
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 35 (87.50%) Scrum
2 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (57.50%) Azure
4 14 (35.00%) Java
4 14 (35.00%) TDD
5 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (32.50%) DevOps
6 11 (27.50%) C#
6 11 (27.50%) .NET
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (25.00%) Web Services
7 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (25.00%) Microservices
8 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
8 9 (22.50%) BDD
8 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
9 8 (20.00%) SQL
9 8 (20.00%) SOAP
9 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (17.50%) JSON
10 7 (17.50%) REST
10 7 (17.50%) Open Source
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.50%) SOLID
10 7 (17.50%) Public Sector
11 6 (15.00%) Docker
11 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (15.00%) XML
11 6 (15.00%) HTML
11 6 (15.00%) AWS

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 6 (15.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (57.50%) Azure
2 6 (15.00%) AWS
3 4 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (10.00%) PaaS
3 4 (10.00%) Serverless
4 3 (7.50%) Power Platform
5 2 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (5.00%) Azure Functions
5 2 (5.00%) GitHub
5 2 (5.00%) IaaS
5 2 (5.00%) Logic Apps
5 2 (5.00%) SaaS
5 2 (5.00%) Trello
6 1 (2.50%) Apigee
6 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.50%) GCP
6 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.50%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (7.50%) Power BI
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) Data Lake
4 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Redis
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) JIRA
3 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (10.00%) DbUnit
4 4 (10.00%) jMock
4 4 (10.00%) JUnit
4 4 (10.00%) Maven
4 4 (10.00%) Mockito
4 4 (10.00%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.00%) RSpec
6 1 (2.50%) Appium
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) Postman
6 1 (2.50%) Selenium
6 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Azure Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum Master
7 3 (7.50%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) Web Services
3 8 (20.00%) SOAP
4 7 (17.50%) JSON
4 7 (17.50%) REST
5 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 6 (15.00%) RESTful
5 6 (15.00%) XML
6 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (10.00%) CSS
7 4 (10.00%) LDAP
7 4 (10.00%) Node.js
7 4 (10.00%) OpenID
7 4 (10.00%) PowerMock
7 4 (10.00%) SAML
7 4 (10.00%) Spring
7 4 (10.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.00%) PKI
2 4 (10.00%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Unix
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Scrum
2 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) TDD
4 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (32.50%) DevOps
5 10 (25.00%) Microservices
6 9 (22.50%) BDD
7 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.50%) Open Source
8 7 (17.50%) SOLID
9 5 (12.50%) Architectural Design
9 5 (12.50%) Coaching
9 5 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (12.50%) MVC
9 5 (12.50%) User Stories
10 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.00%) Product Backlog
10 4 (10.00%) Sprint Planning
10 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) C#
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Docker
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Postfix
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Databricks
2 2 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.50%) WSO2