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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kanban
Rank 113 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Kanban 45 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 0.75% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.97% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 9
Median daily rate £475 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £605 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.73 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.73 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+59.23% -
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
3026 2878 2306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.80% 77.43% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1909 1707 1228
Median daily rate £413 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 121 96
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +20.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Cheshire +12 25 £475 +11.76% 2
Manchester +5 18 £475 +8.57% 16
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 96 (93.20%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (65.05%) Scrum
3 57 (55.34%) Java
4 41 (39.81%) Spring
5 39 (37.86%) Finance
6 38 (36.89%) TDD
6 38 (36.89%) Web Services
7 34 (33.01%) BDD
8 31 (30.10%) XML
9 28 (27.18%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (26.21%) J2EE
11 26 (25.24%) SOAP
12 25 (24.27%) Integration Testing
13 23 (22.33%) JDBC
13 23 (22.33%) Software Engineering
14 22 (21.36%) JSON
14 22 (21.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (21.36%) Waterfall
15 21 (20.39%) JAX-WS
15 21 (20.39%) System Integration Testing
15 21 (20.39%) AOP
15 21 (20.39%) WSDL
15 21 (20.39%) JAXB
16 20 (19.42%) Jenkins
17 19 (18.45%) User Experience
17 19 (18.45%) Banking
18 16 (15.53%) JUnit
18 16 (15.53%) DevOps
18 16 (15.53%) User Stories
18 16 (15.53%) RESTful

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 8 (7.77%) WebSphere
1 8 (7.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (3.88%) Confluence
2 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.91%) CMS
4 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) nopCommerce
1 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.97%) GitHub
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Network Security
2 1 (0.97%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.85%) MySQL
2 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.91%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.97%) Redis
6 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Jenkins
2 16 (15.53%) JUnit
3 15 (14.56%) JIRA
4 12 (11.65%) Subversion
5 10 (9.71%) Selenium
6 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.83%) Gradle
8 5 (4.85%) Ant
8 5 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.85%) Hudson
9 4 (3.88%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (2.91%) Mockito
11 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.94%) Maven
11 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.97%) Spock
12 1 (0.97%) Xcode
General
1 39 (37.86%) Finance
2 19 (18.45%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Publishing
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (59.22%) Developer
2 41 (39.81%) Java Developer
3 27 (26.21%) Senior Developer
4 20 (19.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (16.50%) Analyst
5 17 (16.50%) Business Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Agile Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Agile Java Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Applications Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Agile Business Analyst
8 10 (9.71%) Java Applications Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Senior Applications Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Senior Java Applications Developer
9 8 (7.77%) Agile Coach
9 8 (7.77%) Digital Analyst
9 8 (7.77%) Digital Business Analyst
10 7 (6.80%) Senior Agile Developer
10 7 (6.80%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 5 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.81%) Spring
2 38 (36.89%) Web Services
3 31 (30.10%) XML
4 27 (26.21%) J2EE
5 26 (25.24%) SOAP
6 23 (22.33%) JDBC
7 22 (21.36%) JSON
8 21 (20.39%) JAXB
8 21 (20.39%) JAX-WS
8 21 (20.39%) WSDL
9 16 (15.53%) RESTful
10 12 (11.65%) HTML
11 9 (8.74%) CSS
11 9 (8.74%) Spring MVC
12 8 (7.77%) Apache Camel
12 8 (7.77%) POJO
12 8 (7.77%) REST
12 8 (7.77%) XSLT
13 7 (6.80%) .NET
14 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) User Experience
2 9 (8.74%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.85%) iPad
4 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.97%) RIA
5 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Android
1 4 (3.88%) Unix
2 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.94%) Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Windows
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (93.20%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (65.05%) Scrum
3 38 (36.89%) TDD
4 34 (33.01%) BDD
5 28 (27.18%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (24.27%) Integration Testing
7 23 (22.33%) Software Engineering
8 22 (21.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (21.36%) Waterfall
9 21 (20.39%) AOP
9 21 (20.39%) System Integration Testing
10 16 (15.53%) DevOps
10 16 (15.53%) User Stories
11 14 (13.59%) Pair Programming
12 13 (12.62%) MVC
13 10 (9.71%) Extreme Programming
14 9 (8.74%) Business Analysis
15 8 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (7.77%) Project Management
15 8 (7.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (55.34%) Java
2 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
2 15 (14.56%) SQL
3 9 (8.74%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.77%) Scala
5 7 (6.80%) C#
6 4 (3.88%) Ruby
7 3 (2.91%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.91%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.91%) Python
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.85%) COBIT
3 3 (2.91%) QA
4 2 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.85%) Puppet
1 5 (4.85%) Salt
2 3 (2.91%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle
2 8 (7.77%) IBM
3 5 (4.85%) hybris
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.88%) Tableau
4 4 (3.88%) Talend
4 4 (3.88%) Vertica
5 2 (1.94%) Facebook
5 2 (1.94%) SAP
5 2 (1.94%) Twitter
6 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com