The table below looks at the statistics for Kanban skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 77 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Kanban 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.75% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.97% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 -
Kanban
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
816 621 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.36% 77.82% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 294 240
Average daily rate £401 £388 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 28
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Kanban Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Kanban
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Kanban Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +7 1 - - 3
Warrington -16 1 £425 - 2
Kanban
North West

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) Spring
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 3 (27.27%) Coaching
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) XSD
6 3 (27.27%) JSP
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) JUnit
6 3 (27.27%) SEO
6 3 (27.27%) Validation
6 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
6 3 (27.27%) B2C
6 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Confluence

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Coach
2 3 (27.27%) Hybris Developer
2 3 (27.27%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) XSD
3 3 (27.27%) JSP
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) OSGi
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blog
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) SEO
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) B2C
5 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
6 2 (18.18%) DSDM
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) hybris