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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 88 85 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Kanban 18 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 0.15% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.20% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
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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
1430 1004 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.26% 76.70% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 599 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) Scrum
3 10 (35.71%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) Java
5 8 (28.57%) User Experience
6 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (21.43%) CSS
7 6 (21.43%) Pair Programming
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 5 (17.86%) J2EE
8 5 (17.86%) BDD
9 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 4 (14.29%) User Stories
9 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 4 (14.29%) C#
9 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 4 (14.29%) XML
9 4 (14.29%) REST
9 4 (14.29%) Banking
9 4 (14.29%) Spring
9 4 (14.29%) jQuery
10 3 (10.71%) QA
10 3 (10.71%) Web Development
10 3 (10.71%) Ajax
10 3 (10.71%) HTML5
10 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) MSTest
2 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.57%) Moq
2 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) Redmine
2 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.57%) NUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Coach
4 3 (10.71%) Product Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) J2EE
4 4 (14.29%) .NET
4 4 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) Spring
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) REST
4 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) Ajax
6 2 (7.14%) JSON
6 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.14%) XSL
6 2 (7.14%) XSLT
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 2 (7.14%) Ember.js
6 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
3 1 (3.57%) IVR
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Social Network
3 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) Scrum
3 10 (35.71%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) Pair Programming
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) User Stories
6 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.14%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 2 (7.14%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) HP
1 1 (3.57%) Facebook
1 1 (3.57%) Twitter