The table below looks at the statistics for Kanban skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kanban
Rank 107 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Kanban 50 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 1.27% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.59% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 25
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £345 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £35.31
Kanban
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2696 3326 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.94% 79.44% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 2033 1489
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 129 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Kanban as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Kanban Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Kanban
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Kanban Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Kanban
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kanban across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Kanban Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Kanban
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Kanban Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +5 31 £450 +5.88% 17
Cheshire +19 14 £413 -23.61% 4
Lancashire -7 3 £450 -7.45% 1
Merseyside - 1 £575 - 3
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 105 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (78.95%) Scrum
3 67 (58.77%) Java
4 59 (51.75%) TDD
5 41 (35.96%) BDD
6 34 (29.82%) JavaScript
7 31 (27.19%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (24.56%) Spring
9 27 (23.68%) Linux
9 27 (23.68%) Web Development
10 24 (21.05%) E-Commerce
11 23 (20.18%) HTML
12 22 (19.30%) JSON
12 22 (19.30%) Jenkins
13 21 (18.42%) Software Engineering
14 20 (17.54%) SDLC
15 19 (16.67%) DevOps
15 19 (16.67%) CSS
15 19 (16.67%) Red Hat
15 19 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 19 (16.67%) RESTful
16 18 (15.79%) Cucumber
16 18 (15.79%) HTML5
16 18 (15.79%) Pair Programming
17 17 (14.91%) Selenium
18 16 (14.04%) jQuery
18 16 (14.04%) Configuration Management
19 15 (13.16%) Web Services
19 15 (13.16%) SQL

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (13.16%) CMS
2 6 (5.26%) Confluence
3 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) Slack
3 3 (2.63%) PaaS
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.75%) Network Security
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.65%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.77%) MySQL
4 7 (6.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (6.14%) Big Data
4 7 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.75%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.88%) Redis
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Jenkins
2 19 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 17 (14.91%) Selenium
5 15 (13.16%) JIRA
6 9 (7.89%) JUnit
7 5 (4.39%) Jasmine
7 5 (4.39%) Subversion
8 4 (3.51%) Maven
9 2 (1.75%) Ant
9 2 (1.75%) Gradle
9 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.88%) Moq
10 1 (0.88%) NUnit
10 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.63%) Games
3 3 (2.63%) Legal
3 3 (2.63%) Music Industry
4 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (57.02%) Developer
2 46 (40.35%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.16%) Analyst
3 15 (13.16%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.28%) Agile Developer
4 14 (12.28%) Agile Java Developer
4 14 (12.28%) Business Analyst
4 14 (12.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Digital Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.02%) Senior Agile Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 6 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Scala Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (4.39%) Applications Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Digital Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Digital Business Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.56%) Spring
2 23 (20.18%) HTML
3 22 (19.30%) JSON
4 19 (16.67%) CSS
4 19 (16.67%) RESTful
5 18 (15.79%) HTML5
6 16 (14.04%) jQuery
7 15 (13.16%) AngularJS
7 15 (13.16%) Web Services
8 14 (12.28%) CSS3
9 13 (11.40%) Node.js
9 13 (11.40%) XML
10 12 (10.53%) J2EE
11 11 (9.65%) Dropwizard
11 11 (9.65%) SOAP
12 10 (8.77%) REST
13 8 (7.02%) JAXB
13 8 (7.02%) JAX-WS
13 8 (7.02%) JDBC
13 8 (7.02%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) User Experience
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.88%) Blog
4 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Linux
2 19 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (92.11%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (78.95%) Scrum
3 59 (51.75%) TDD
4 41 (35.96%) BDD
5 31 (27.19%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (23.68%) Web Development
7 24 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 21 (18.42%) Software Engineering
9 20 (17.54%) SDLC
10 19 (16.67%) DevOps
11 18 (15.79%) Pair Programming
12 16 (14.04%) Configuration Management
13 14 (12.28%) Content Management
13 14 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (11.40%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (11.40%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (11.40%) Time Management
14 13 (11.40%) UML
14 13 (11.40%) User Stories
15 12 (10.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (58.77%) Java
2 34 (29.82%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.16%) SQL
4 10 (8.77%) Scala
5 9 (7.89%) Ruby
6 8 (7.02%) Python
7 5 (4.39%) C#
8 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.63%) C++
9 3 (2.63%) Go
9 3 (2.63%) Perl
10 2 (1.75%) Groovy
10 2 (1.75%) PHP
10 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.88%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.88%) MCAD
4 1 (0.88%) MCP
4 1 (0.88%) MCSD
4 1 (0.88%) MCTS
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Puppet
2 3 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.75%) Ansible
4 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 15 (13.16%) Atlassian
3 11 (9.65%) ATG
3 11 (9.65%) hybris
4 9 (7.89%) VMware
5 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle
6 4 (3.51%) IBM
7 2 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Facebook
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) Twitter