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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 120 113
Rank change year-on-year +44 -7  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 40 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.99% 0.67% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 0.81% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 3
Median daily rate £530 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.08% +0.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.85% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +59.23%  

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 1676 2464 1832
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.60% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1476 1142
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Shropshire +35 24 £550 +15.78% 4
Birmingham +11 7 £488 +47.72% 1
Coventry +17 4 £400 -23.80% 6
Warwickshire +11 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £345 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £385 -
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 77 (95.06%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (90.12%) Scrum
3 51 (62.96%) TDD
4 31 (38.27%) SOA
4 31 (38.27%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (37.04%) Git (software)
6 28 (34.57%) Jenkins
7 27 (33.33%) Linux
8 24 (29.63%) Maven
9 23 (28.40%) Subversion
9 23 (28.40%) DevOps
10 22 (27.16%) Middleware
11 21 (25.93%) Test Automation
12 20 (24.69%) BDD
13 19 (23.46%) SOAP
13 19 (23.46%) Java
13 19 (23.46%) Oracle
14 17 (20.99%) Configuration Management
14 17 (20.99%) JSON
14 17 (20.99%) JIRA
14 17 (20.99%) SDLC
15 16 (19.75%) Confluence
15 16 (19.75%) XML
16 15 (18.52%) Open Source
17 14 (17.28%) Windows
18 13 (16.05%) CSS
18 13 (16.05%) HTML
18 13 (16.05%) SSL
18 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
18 13 (16.05%) HTTP

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 16 (19.75%) Confluence
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.94%) JBoss
4 3 (3.70%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.70%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.70%) WildFly
5 1 (1.23%) Mule
5 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.88%) IaaS
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.88%) PaaS
3 7 (8.64%) SaaS
4 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.23%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) HTTP
1 13 (16.05%) SSL
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.35%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 8 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (8.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (8.64%) MySQL
6 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.70%) Big Data
7 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.70%) MS Access
7 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 28 (34.57%) Jenkins
3 24 (29.63%) Maven
4 23 (28.40%) Subversion
5 17 (20.99%) JIRA
6 12 (14.81%) SoapUI
7 11 (13.58%) JUnit
7 11 (13.58%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (9.88%) Cucumber
8 8 (9.88%) Mockito
9 5 (6.17%) Axure RP
9 5 (6.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (6.17%) DbUnit
9 5 (6.17%) jMock
9 5 (6.17%) SonarQube
9 5 (6.17%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.70%) JBehave
10 3 (3.70%) JIRA Agile
10 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.41%) Marketing
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (43.21%) Developer
2 13 (16.05%) Agile Developer
3 11 (13.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Senior Developer
3 11 (13.58%) SOA Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Architect
4 10 (12.35%) Linux Developer
5 7 (8.64%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Digital Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Agile Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.94%) User Researcher
8 3 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.70%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) Middleware
2 19 (23.46%) SOAP
3 17 (20.99%) JSON
4 16 (19.75%) XML
5 13 (16.05%) CSS
5 13 (16.05%) HTML
5 13 (16.05%) JSON Schema
5 13 (16.05%) WSDL
6 12 (14.81%) RESTful
6 12 (14.81%) XSD
6 12 (14.81%) XSLT
7 11 (13.58%) HTML5
8 9 (11.11%) .NET
9 8 (9.88%) Spring
10 7 (8.64%) Spring Boot
11 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
11 6 (7.41%) CSS3
11 6 (7.41%) REST
12 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
12 5 (6.17%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (9.88%) User Experience
2 5 (6.17%) Social Media
3 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (17.28%) Windows
3 13 (16.05%) Unix
4 12 (14.81%) Mac OS X
5 11 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.70%) Android
6 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.23%) AIX
7 1 (1.23%) HPUX
7 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (95.06%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (90.12%) Scrum
3 51 (62.96%) TDD
4 31 (38.27%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (38.27%) SOA
5 23 (28.40%) DevOps
6 21 (25.93%) Test Automation
7 20 (24.69%) BDD
8 17 (20.99%) Configuration Management
8 17 (20.99%) SDLC
9 15 (18.52%) Open Source
10 12 (14.81%) Conceptual Models
11 11 (13.58%) Server Virtualisation
12 9 (11.11%) MVC
13 8 (9.88%) Case Management
13 8 (9.88%) Change Management
13 8 (9.88%) Project Management
13 8 (9.88%) User Stories
14 7 (8.64%) CRM
14 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) Java
2 11 (13.58%) Perl
2 11 (13.58%) Python
3 8 (9.88%) SQL
4 7 (8.64%) C#
4 7 (8.64%) Scala
5 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.70%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.47%) ES6
7 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) Groovy
8 1 (1.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.94%) ISEB
4 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.47%) MCSA
5 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) PMO
2 1 (1.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Puppet
2 10 (12.35%) Ansible
3 9 (11.11%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.70%) Grafana
4 3 (3.70%) Kibana
4 3 (3.70%) logstash
4 3 (3.70%) rkt
5 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.81%) WSO2
4 11 (13.58%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.88%) MuleSoft
6 5 (6.17%) Adobe
7 3 (3.70%) AppDynamics
7 3 (3.70%) Splunk
8 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.23%) CODA
8 1 (1.23%) hybris
8 1 (1.23%) webMethods
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