The first table below looks at the demand for Kanban skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 123 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Contract jobs citing Kanban 7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.47% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2091 1694 1950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.46% 68.28% 63.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 683 745
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Kanban
South East

Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kanban across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Kanban Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Kanban
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kanban across the Berkshire region.

Kanban Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Kanban
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Kanban across the Berkshire region.

Kanban Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 3 £400 +18.51% 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Slough +4 1 - -
Newbury - - - - 2
Kanban
South East

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Kanban also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Kanban.

1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Subversion
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
4 6 (40.00%) Ajax
4 6 (40.00%) B2C
4 6 (40.00%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (33.33%) MySQL
5 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) Confluence
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) hybris
6 4 (26.67%) iPad
6 4 (26.67%) Data Validation
6 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) XSD
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (26.67%) JSP
6 4 (26.67%) JUnit

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Kanban also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Kanban. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 5 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) SSH
1 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Redis
2 2 (13.33%) Voldemort
2 2 (13.33%) BigTable
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Subversion
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) JUnit
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (6.67%) Hudson
5 1 (6.67%) Behat
5 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (6.67%) Gradle
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
5 1 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) Ajax
3 5 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) XSD
4 4 (26.67%) JSP
4 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) Velocity
6 2 (13.33%) Google Closure
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) CPAN
7 1 (6.67%) X-Windows
7 1 (6.67%) LAMP
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) REST
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) B2C
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Data Validation
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) SEO
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
7 2 (13.33%) B2B
8 1 (6.67%) BDD
8 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Korn
4 1 (6.67%) PHP5
4 1 (6.67%) C-shell
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
1 1 (6.67%) Xen
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) YUM
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) hybris
2 3 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Vignette
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) BEA