The first table below looks at the demand for Kanban skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Cambridge 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 43 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Kanban 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.73% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£425 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
315 272 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.18% 69.57% 58.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 123 122
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 70
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £31.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Kanban
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Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Kanban Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Kanban
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Kanban Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 7 (77.78%) BDD
3 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 7 (77.78%) Big Data
4 6 (66.67%) C++
5 5 (55.56%) GIS
6 4 (44.44%) .NET
6 4 (44.44%) JBoss
6 4 (44.44%) Apache
6 4 (44.44%) C#
6 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
6 4 (44.44%) Dojo
6 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 4 (44.44%) Feature Driven Development
6 4 (44.44%) jQuery
6 4 (44.44%) Web Services
7 3 (33.33%) Ruby
7 3 (33.33%) Test-First Development
7 3 (33.33%) Maven
7 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (33.33%) FitNesse
7 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (33.33%) Degree
7 3 (33.33%) Cucumber

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
1 4 (44.44%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Dojo
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Swing
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) GIS
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Feature Driven Development
5 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (33.33%) Test-First Development
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) JBoss
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft