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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 69 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Kanban 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 0.53% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.70% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £17.50
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
607 717 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.48% 76.28% 65.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 331 336
Average daily rate £405 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 14
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £15.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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
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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 +13 3 - - 1
Warrington -12 1 £375 +15.38% 3
Macclesfield - - - -
Kanban
North West

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) Docker
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) TeamCity

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (16.67%) MVVM
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) IBM