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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kanban
Rank 56 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Kanban 16 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.72% 1.22% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.53% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Average daily rate £525 £460 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
751 587 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.67% 79.43% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 360 343
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kanban across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Kanban Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Knutsford +3 7 £438 -16.66% 1
Warrington -8 4 £675 - 3
Chester -3 2 - -
Kanban
North West

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) Selenium
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) User Stories
5 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Banking
6 5 (19.23%) Spring
6 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
6 5 (19.23%) QA
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) User Experience
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum-ban
7 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 4 (15.38%) Feature Driven Development
7 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 4 (15.38%) eggPlant
7 4 (15.38%) DSDM
7 4 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) HP
7 4 (15.38%) HP UFT
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Unified Process
8 3 (11.54%) JSON
8 3 (11.54%) WATIR

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 4 (15.38%) eggPlant
2 4 (15.38%) HP UFT
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) WATIR
3 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Mockito
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) Gradle
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Coach
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Spring
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
3 3 (11.54%) RESTful
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) JPA
4 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) User Stories
5 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) DSDM
7 4 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (15.38%) Feature Driven Development
7 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum-ban
7 4 (15.38%) Unified Process
8 3 (11.54%) Coaching
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (11.54%) Mobile Development
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) hybris