Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 123 148
Rank change year-on-year +62 +25 -7
Contract jobs citing Kanban 145 76 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.08% 1.38% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 1.68% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 46 8
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £413 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.94% -21.43% +23.53%
10th Percentile £388 £310 £421
90th Percentile £575 £556 £683
England median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.25 -
England median hourly rate - £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +41.59%

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 3,884 4,531 4,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.57% 82.52% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,477 2,741 2,257
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £550 £546
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +1.71% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 134 171
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £21.22 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.05% +6.10% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.37 £10.91 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.67 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Coventry +32 79 £470 +13.94% 4
Birmingham +16 28 £431 +16.55% 4
Shropshire +17 19 £550 +10.00% 4
Solihull +6 4 £483 - 2
Warwickshire +5 1 £300 -
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 144 (99.31%) Scrum
2 131 (90.34%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (64.83%) TDD
4 90 (62.07%) Git (software)
5 76 (52.41%) BDD
6 72 (49.66%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 63 (43.45%) MVC
9 60 (41.38%) .NET
10 54 (37.24%) Web Services
11 52 (35.86%) C#
11 52 (35.86%) JavaScript
12 50 (34.48%) CSS
13 49 (33.79%) HTML
14 46 (31.72%) ASP.NET Web API
15 42 (28.97%) Enterprise Software
16 39 (26.90%) SQL Server
17 38 (26.21%) ASP.NET
17 38 (26.21%) ASP.NET MVC
18 36 (24.83%) Jenkins
18 36 (24.83%) SOLID
19 33 (22.76%) Dapper ORM
20 30 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
20 30 (20.69%) Maven
20 30 (20.69%) .NET Framework
21 29 (20.00%) Java
22 28 (19.31%) Test Automation
23 26 (17.93%) JIRA
24 23 (15.86%) SOAP
24 23 (15.86%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 22 (15.17%) Confluence
2 11 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (5.52%) OpenStack
4 8 (5.52%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.45%) Apache
5 5 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.76%) JBoss
7 3 (2.07%) Mule
7 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.38%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.97%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.83%) PaaS
6 5 (3.45%) IaaS
7 2 (1.38%) GitHub
7 2 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) HTTP
1 3 (2.07%) SSL
2 2 (1.38%) VoIP
3 1 (0.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.52%) MySQL
5 6 (4.14%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.76%) DB2
6 4 (2.76%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.07%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 90 (62.07%) Git (software)
2 36 (24.83%) Jenkins
3 30 (20.69%) Maven
4 26 (17.93%) JIRA
5 16 (11.03%) DbUnit
5 16 (11.03%) jMock
5 16 (11.03%) JUnit
5 16 (11.03%) Mockito
5 16 (11.03%) SonarQube
6 15 (10.34%) Subversion
7 12 (8.28%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.14%) GitLab
9 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (2.76%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.38%) JHipster
11 2 (1.38%) Liquibase
11 2 (1.38%) WebLogic Workshop
12 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (3.45%) Games
2 2 (1.38%) Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Finance
3 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (59.31%) Developer
2 39 (26.90%) .NET Developer
3 26 (17.93%) Azure Developer
4 24 (16.55%) Java Developer
5 15 (10.34%) Scrum Master
6 13 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Agile Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Analyst
9 7 (4.83%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.83%) Lead DevOps
10 6 (4.14%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Architect
10 6 (4.14%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.14%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (41.38%) .NET
2 54 (37.24%) Web Services
3 50 (34.48%) CSS
4 49 (33.79%) HTML
5 46 (31.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 38 (26.21%) ASP.NET
6 38 (26.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (22.76%) Dapper ORM
8 30 (20.69%) .NET Framework
9 23 (15.86%) SOAP
10 22 (15.17%) Spring
11 21 (14.48%) J2EE
12 18 (12.41%) RESTful
13 16 (11.03%) PowerMock
14 15 (10.34%) Apache Camel
14 15 (10.34%) Middleware
15 14 (9.66%) REST
16 13 (8.97%) XML
17 12 (8.28%) JSON
18 10 (6.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.97%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (9.66%) Wiki
3 12 (8.28%) User Experience
4 11 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.34%) Windows
2 14 (9.66%) Linux
3 10 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.07%) Android
4 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.07%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (99.31%) Scrum
2 131 (90.34%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (64.83%) TDD
4 76 (52.41%) BDD
5 72 (49.66%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (43.45%) MVC
7 36 (24.83%) SOLID
8 28 (19.31%) Test Automation
9 23 (15.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 21 (14.48%) Open Source
11 20 (13.79%) DevOps
12 19 (13.10%) Coaching
12 19 (13.10%) User Stories
13 14 (9.66%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (8.97%) Pair Programming
14 13 (8.97%) SDLC
14 13 (8.97%) SOA
14 13 (8.97%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 12 (8.28%) Configuration Management
16 11 (7.59%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.86%) C#
1 52 (35.86%) JavaScript
2 29 (20.00%) Java
3 20 (13.79%) SQL
4 12 (8.28%) Perl
4 12 (8.28%) Python
5 4 (2.76%) Scala
6 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.38%) Ruby
8 1 (0.69%) Groovy
8 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.76%) OCP
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.69%) PMO
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (8.97%) vSphere
2 10 (6.90%) Docker
3 2 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (11.03%) Puppet
2 12 (8.28%) ZABBIX
3 6 (4.14%) Ansible
4 4 (2.76%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.76%) Terraform
5 1 (0.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (11.03%) Oracle
2 13 (8.97%) VMware
3 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.76%) IBM
6 3 (2.07%) WSO2
7 2 (1.38%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.69%) Pega