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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 79 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Kanban 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.24% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.34% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£425 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
1113 873 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.42% 70.46% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 446 351
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 42
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.69 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Bolton - 1 £350 - 2
Salford - 1 £500 -
Kanban
North West

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (93.10%) Scrum
3 23 (79.31%) TDD
4 16 (55.17%) Java
5 15 (51.72%) BDD
6 11 (37.93%) HTML
7 10 (34.48%) CSS
7 10 (34.48%) J2EE
8 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 9 (31.03%) Web Services
8 9 (31.03%) REST
9 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
10 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (24.14%) Degree
11 6 (20.69%) Ruby
11 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
11 6 (20.69%) JSON
11 6 (20.69%) JIRA
11 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
11 6 (20.69%) Project Management
11 6 (20.69%) Finance
11 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
12 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
12 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
12 5 (17.24%) Spring
13 4 (13.79%) Ajax
13 4 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (13.79%) Selenium
13 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
13 4 (13.79%) HTML5

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (3.45%) Node.js
1 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.45%) QUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) Trac
5 1 (3.45%) Grunt
5 1 (3.45%) PhantomJS
5 1 (3.45%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (3.45%) Bower
5 1 (3.45%) CasperJS
5 1 (3.45%) NUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Hudson
5 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (3.45%) Moq
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) CSS
2 10 (34.48%) J2EE
3 9 (31.03%) Web Services
3 9 (31.03%) REST
4 6 (20.69%) JSON
5 5 (17.24%) Spring
6 4 (13.79%) Ajax
6 4 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (13.79%) HTML5
6 4 (13.79%) SOAP
7 3 (10.34%) CSS3
7 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
7 3 (10.34%) .NET
7 3 (10.34%) Django
8 2 (6.90%) Akka
8 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.90%) JAX-RS
8 2 (6.90%) Play Framework
9 1 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) IVR
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.45%) W3C
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (93.10%) Scrum
3 23 (79.31%) TDD
4 15 (51.72%) BDD
5 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
8 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
9 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
9 4 (13.79%) MVC
9 4 (13.79%) Coaching
9 4 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.34%) Software Architecture
10 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) Scala
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Facebook
1 1 (3.45%) Twitter
1 1 (3.45%) Kony
1 1 (3.45%) HP