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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 128 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Kanban 20 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.56% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.78% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
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£450 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 -
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
2697 2048 1649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.77% 72.27% 70.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1047 809
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
Manchester -5 11 £450 +38.46% 14
Lancashire -2 2 £525 - 1
Cheshire -9 1 £275 - 9
Merseyside - - - - 1
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 63 (98.44%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (85.94%) Scrum
3 43 (67.19%) TDD
4 26 (40.63%) Java
5 19 (29.69%) HTML
5 19 (29.69%) CSS
6 16 (25.00%) BDD
7 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
8 14 (21.88%) Python
8 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
9 13 (20.31%) Django
9 13 (20.31%) JSON
9 13 (20.31%) Spring
9 13 (20.31%) Ruby
9 13 (20.31%) MVC
9 13 (20.31%) Scala
10 11 (17.19%) Mentoring
10 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
10 11 (17.19%) JIRA
10 11 (17.19%) Spring MVC
11 10 (15.63%) Hibernate
12 9 (14.06%) Project Management
12 9 (14.06%) J2EE
12 9 (14.06%) Ajax
12 9 (14.06%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (14.06%) REST
12 9 (14.06%) Play Framework
13 8 (12.50%) Coaching
13 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (9.38%) Node.js
2 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.19%) JIRA
3 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.38%) Jasmine
5 5 (7.81%) Selenium
5 5 (7.81%) Grunt
5 5 (7.81%) Bower
5 5 (7.81%) CasperJS
6 4 (6.25%) PhantomJS
6 4 (6.25%) Subversion
6 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.69%) JUnit
8 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.13%) Appium
8 2 (3.13%) Calabash
9 1 (1.56%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (1.56%) Trac
9 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.56%) QUnit
General
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Developer
2 17 (26.56%) Architect
2 17 (26.56%) Technical Architect
3 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Python Developer
4 6 (9.38%) ScrumMaster
4 6 (9.38%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Django Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Python/Django Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Test Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Tester
7 3 (4.69%) Junior
7 3 (4.69%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) HTML
1 19 (29.69%) CSS
2 13 (20.31%) Spring
2 13 (20.31%) JSON
2 13 (20.31%) Django
3 11 (17.19%) Spring MVC
4 10 (15.63%) Hibernate
5 9 (14.06%) Ajax
5 9 (14.06%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (14.06%) J2EE
5 9 (14.06%) REST
5 9 (14.06%) Play Framework
6 8 (12.50%) Web Services
7 6 (9.38%) HTML5
7 6 (9.38%) Akka
8 5 (7.81%) Haml
8 5 (7.81%) Sass
8 5 (7.81%) Underscore.js
8 5 (7.81%) CSS3
8 5 (7.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.81%) User Experience
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Open Source
3 3 (4.69%) iPad
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) W3C
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) UNIX
1 3 (4.69%) Android
1 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (98.44%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (85.94%) Scrum
3 43 (67.19%) TDD
4 16 (25.00%) BDD
5 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.31%) MVC
7 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
7 11 (17.19%) Mentoring
8 9 (14.06%) Project Management
9 8 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
9 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Coaching
10 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
11 6 (9.38%) Web Development
11 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
11 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.81%) DevOps
12 5 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (7.81%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) Java
2 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.88%) Python
4 13 (20.31%) Ruby
4 13 (20.31%) Scala
5 6 (9.38%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) SQL
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Groovy
6 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) PMP
2 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
1 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) hybris
2 1 (1.56%) Kony
2 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
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