The first table below looks at the demand for Kanban skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 117 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Kanban 12 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.79% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £373 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2112 1894 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.59% 70.94% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 949 1122
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 87 112
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Kanban
England

Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kanban across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Lancashire - 7 £403 - 3
Manchester -16 1 £450 +38.46% 11
Cheshire - 1 £425 - 7
Merseyside - - - -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 24 (92.31%) Scrum
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (69.23%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (42.31%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 8 (30.77%) Project Management
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 6 (23.08%) Supplier Management
8 6 (23.08%) Release Management
8 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (19.23%) RESTful
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
10 4 (15.38%) JDBC
10 4 (15.38%) Spring
10 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 3 (11.54%) APMP
11 3 (11.54%) BDD
11 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
11 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
11 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
11 3 (11.54%) MVC
11 3 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
11 3 (11.54%) C#
11 3 (11.54%) HTML
11 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
11 3 (11.54%) RDBMS

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SMTP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Coach
2 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) RESTful
2 4 (15.38%) JDBC
2 4 (15.38%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) JSON
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) CSS3
4 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.85%) MapReduce
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) PMI
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Scrum
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (42.31%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Project Management
5 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
6 6 (23.08%) Supplier Management
6 6 (23.08%) Release Management
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
9 2 (7.69%) User Stories
9 2 (7.69%) Product Management
9 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
1 3 (11.54%) APMP
2 2 (7.69%) PMP
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Vertica
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) IBM