The table below looks at the statistics for Kanban skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kanban
North West / Cheshire
Rank 41 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing Kanban 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.61% 1.35% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.72% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Median daily rate £406 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% +9.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £28.13

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
395 696 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 79.32% 78.29% 80.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 450 333
Median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 31
Median hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Kanban as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 2 £400 -
Warrington +13 1 £450 -33.33% 1
Chester +4 1 £425 -
Kanban
North West

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kanban also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 35 (100.00%) Scrum
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) E-Commerce
3 18 (51.43%) Java
3 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
4 16 (45.71%) HTML
4 16 (45.71%) jQuery
5 15 (42.86%) Web Development
5 15 (42.86%) CSS
6 14 (40.00%) TDD
6 14 (40.00%) Content Management
6 14 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (40.00%) CMS
6 14 (40.00%) JSON
6 14 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (40.00%) HTML5
6 14 (40.00%) SDLC
7 13 (37.14%) CSS3
7 13 (37.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
7 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
7 13 (37.14%) RESTful
7 13 (37.14%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (37.14%) Selenium
7 13 (37.14%) Pair Programming
7 13 (37.14%) Spring
7 13 (37.14%) Configuration Management
8 12 (34.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (34.29%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (34.29%) ATG

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) AMQP
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.29%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
1 13 (37.14%) Selenium
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.86%) Ant
4 1 (2.86%) Gradle
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Business Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Scrum Master
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum Master
8 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 2 (5.71%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Java Team Leader
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) HTML
1 16 (45.71%) jQuery
2 15 (42.86%) CSS
3 14 (40.00%) HTML5
3 14 (40.00%) JSON
4 13 (37.14%) CSS3
4 13 (37.14%) RESTful
4 13 (37.14%) Spring
5 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
5 12 (34.29%) Dropwizard
6 2 (5.71%) LAMP
6 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.71%) Zend Framework
7 1 (2.86%) Ajax
7 1 (2.86%) JAAS
7 1 (2.86%) Java SE
7 1 (2.86%) Middleware
7 1 (2.86%) Node.js
7 1 (2.86%) OSGi
7 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (100.00%) Scrum
2 22 (62.86%) E-Commerce
3 15 (42.86%) Web Development
4 14 (40.00%) Content Management
4 14 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (40.00%) SDLC
4 14 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (40.00%) TDD
5 13 (37.14%) Configuration Management
5 13 (37.14%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (37.14%) Pair Programming
5 13 (37.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
6 12 (34.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (34.29%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (34.29%) Time Management
7 10 (28.57%) User Stories
8 7 (20.00%) Project Management
9 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Java
1 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) PHP
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Go
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) ATG
1 12 (34.29%) hybris
2 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.71%) Zend
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat