The table below looks at the statistics for Kanban skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 74 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Kanban 15 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 0.67% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
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£413 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £380 £403
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -5.59%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1134 875 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.45% 73.10% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 466 352
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -23.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Kanban Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Kanban
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Kanban Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Kanban
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kanban across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Kanban Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Kanban
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Kanban Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Salford -1 2 £450 +30.90%
Stockport - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 4
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 3
Kanban
North West

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (92.31%) Scrum
3 32 (82.05%) TDD
4 15 (38.46%) HTML
4 15 (38.46%) CSS
5 14 (35.90%) Python
6 13 (33.33%) JSON
6 13 (33.33%) Django
6 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 12 (30.77%) Ruby
8 11 (28.21%) BDD
9 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (25.64%) Java
9 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
10 9 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (20.51%) REST
11 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
12 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
12 7 (17.95%) Web Services
12 7 (17.95%) Degree
13 6 (15.38%) JIRA
13 6 (15.38%) Ajax
13 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
13 6 (15.38%) PHP
13 6 (15.38%) J2EE
13 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
13 6 (15.38%) HTML5
13 6 (15.38%) Jasmine
14 5 (12.82%) Grunt
14 5 (12.82%) Sass

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (12.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) JIRA
2 6 (15.38%) Jasmine
3 5 (12.82%) Grunt
3 5 (12.82%) Bower
3 5 (12.82%) CasperJS
4 4 (10.26%) PhantomJS
4 4 (10.26%) Selenium
4 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.56%) Hudson
6 1 (2.56%) QUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.56%) Trac
6 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Technical Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Python Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Django Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Python/Django Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (7.69%) Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Junior
7 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) HTML
1 15 (38.46%) CSS
2 13 (33.33%) JSON
2 13 (33.33%) Django
3 9 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (20.51%) REST
5 7 (17.95%) Web Services
6 6 (15.38%) Ajax
6 6 (15.38%) J2EE
6 6 (15.38%) HTML5
7 5 (12.82%) Haml
7 5 (12.82%) CSS3
7 5 (12.82%) Sass
7 5 (12.82%) Underscore.js
8 4 (10.26%) Play Framework
8 4 (10.26%) PyQt
8 4 (10.26%) Qt
8 4 (10.26%) SOAP
9 2 (5.13%) JAX-RS
10 1 (2.56%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.82%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) W3C
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (92.31%) Scrum
3 32 (82.05%) TDD
4 11 (28.21%) BDD
5 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.82%) OOP
8 5 (12.82%) PRINCE
8 5 (12.82%) Web Design
8 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (12.82%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (12.82%) Coaching
9 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
9 4 (10.26%) Web Development
9 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Python
2 12 (30.77%) Ruby
3 10 (25.64%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) PHP
5 4 (10.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PMP
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Kony