The table below looks at the statistics for Kanban skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kanban
Rank 60 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing Kanban 35 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.28% 0.54% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 0.68% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 1
Average daily rate £425 £388 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - £180.00
Kanban
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1252 1175 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.67% 79.93% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 676 546
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Kanban Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Kanban
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Kanban Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Kanban
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kanban across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Kanban Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Kanban
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Kanban across the Edinburgh region.

Kanban Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 59 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (84.75%) Scrum
3 26 (44.07%) Java
3 26 (44.07%) Web Services
4 25 (42.37%) User Stories
5 23 (38.98%) SQL
6 19 (32.20%) Oracle
6 19 (32.20%) BDD
7 18 (30.51%) TDD
8 16 (27.12%) JIRA
9 14 (23.73%) Java EE
9 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
9 14 (23.73%) Software Testing
9 14 (23.73%) Unix
9 14 (23.73%) JBoss
9 14 (23.73%) SOA
9 14 (23.73%) SoapUI
9 14 (23.73%) Defect Management
10 11 (18.64%) User Experience
10 11 (18.64%) Linux
10 11 (18.64%) XML
10 11 (18.64%) Selenium
10 11 (18.64%) Firebug
11 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (16.95%) Disclosure Scotland
12 9 (15.25%) Hudson
12 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
12 9 (15.25%) VMware
12 9 (15.25%) Python
13 8 (13.56%) MS Visio

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (23.73%) JBoss
2 7 (11.86%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.78%) Node.js
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) Confluence
4 2 (3.39%) IIS
4 2 (3.39%) nginx
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) DHCP
1 7 (11.86%) DNS
2 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.08%) Firewall
3 3 (5.08%) LAN
3 3 (5.08%) LDAP
3 3 (5.08%) SAN
3 3 (5.08%) Skype
3 3 (5.08%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.39%) FTP
4 2 (3.39%) HTTP
4 2 (3.39%) IPsec
4 2 (3.39%) PABX
4 2 (3.39%) PBX
4 2 (3.39%) VPN
4 2 (3.39%) WAN
5 1 (1.69%) BGP
5 1 (1.69%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.78%) Informix
3 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) JIRA
2 14 (23.73%) SoapUI
3 11 (18.64%) Firebug
3 11 (18.64%) Selenium
4 9 (15.25%) Hudson
4 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.78%) Bower
5 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.78%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Agile Business Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Scrum Master
4 9 (15.25%) Test Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Tester
7 5 (8.47%) Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Non-Functional Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Java Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Data Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Linux Consultant
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.39%) VMware Consultant
10 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) Web Services
2 14 (23.73%) Java EE
3 11 (18.64%) XML
4 6 (10.17%) REST
5 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.78%) CSS
5 4 (6.78%) HTML
5 4 (6.78%) jQuery
5 4 (6.78%) Sass
6 3 (5.08%) Flask
7 2 (3.39%) LAMP
7 2 (3.39%) Middleware
7 2 (3.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) User Experience
2 7 (11.86%) Private Cloud
3 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.39%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Unix
2 11 (18.64%) Linux
3 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Windows
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.08%) Solaris
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (84.75%) Scrum
3 25 (42.37%) User Stories
4 19 (32.20%) BDD
5 18 (30.51%) TDD
6 14 (23.73%) Defect Management
6 14 (23.73%) SOA
6 14 (23.73%) Software Testing
6 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
7 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.56%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (11.86%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (11.86%) Project Management
10 6 (10.17%) Coaching
10 6 (10.17%) DevOps
10 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
12 4 (6.78%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (6.78%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) Java
2 23 (38.98%) SQL
3 9 (15.25%) Python
4 4 (6.78%) CoffeeScript
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) Perl
5 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) CCNP
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (5.08%) XenApp
3 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.39%) Docker
4 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.39%) Xen
5 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.08%) Puppet
1 3 (5.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.86%) Citrix
5 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco
7 3 (5.08%) EMC
7 3 (5.08%) Sun
8 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.39%) IBM
8 2 (3.39%) Mitel