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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kanban
Rank 100 118 120
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing Kanban 54 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.48% 0.90% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.16% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 8
Median daily rate £475 £495 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +19.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
2972 3025 2266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.42% 78.21% 74.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1852 1800 1222
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 125 101
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £58.28 £46.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +9 26 £475 -5.00% 4
Manchester +10 24 £475 +18.75% 23
Lancashire - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £525 -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 100 (93.46%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (68.22%) Scrum
3 60 (56.07%) Java
4 40 (37.38%) TDD
4 40 (37.38%) Spring
5 39 (36.45%) Finance
6 38 (35.51%) BDD
7 34 (31.78%) Web Services
8 31 (28.97%) XML
8 31 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (26.17%) J2EE
10 24 (22.43%) SOAP
10 24 (22.43%) Integration Testing
11 23 (21.50%) JDBC
11 23 (21.50%) JSON
12 22 (20.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (20.56%) Waterfall
12 22 (20.56%) Jenkins
13 21 (19.63%) JAX-WS
13 21 (19.63%) AOP
13 21 (19.63%) Software Engineering
13 21 (19.63%) WSDL
13 21 (19.63%) JAXB
13 21 (19.63%) System Integration Testing
14 19 (17.76%) Banking
14 19 (17.76%) DevOps
15 17 (15.89%) SQL
15 17 (15.89%) Pair Programming
15 17 (15.89%) User Experience
15 17 (15.89%) 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 (7.48%) WebSphere
1 8 (7.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (4.67%) CMS
3 3 (2.80%) Confluence
3 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) JBoss
4 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) nopCommerce
1 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.93%) GitHub
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.87%) MySQL
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (20.56%) Jenkins
2 14 (13.08%) JUnit
3 13 (12.15%) JIRA
4 11 (10.28%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.28%) Selenium
4 11 (10.28%) Subversion
5 7 (6.54%) Ant
5 7 (6.54%) Gradle
6 5 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (4.67%) Hudson
7 4 (3.74%) Maven
7 4 (3.74%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (2.80%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.80%) Mockito
9 2 (1.87%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.93%) Spock
10 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 39 (36.45%) Finance
2 19 (17.76%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Music Industry
4 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (57.94%) Developer
2 42 (39.25%) Java Developer
3 27 (25.23%) Senior Developer
4 22 (20.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (16.82%) Analyst
5 18 (16.82%) Business Analyst
6 15 (14.02%) Agile Developer
7 14 (13.08%) Agile Java Developer
8 12 (11.21%) Agile Business Analyst
8 12 (11.21%) Applications Developer
9 10 (9.35%) Java Applications Developer
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Applications Developer
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Java Applications Developer
10 9 (8.41%) Senior Agile Developer
10 9 (8.41%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 7 (6.54%) Agile Coach
11 7 (6.54%) Digital Analyst
11 7 (6.54%) Digital Business Analyst
12 5 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (4.67%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.38%) Spring
2 34 (31.78%) Web Services
3 31 (28.97%) XML
4 28 (26.17%) J2EE
5 24 (22.43%) SOAP
6 23 (21.50%) JDBC
6 23 (21.50%) JSON
7 21 (19.63%) JAXB
7 21 (19.63%) JAX-WS
7 21 (19.63%) WSDL
8 17 (15.89%) RESTful
9 10 (9.35%) HTML
10 9 (8.41%) Apache Camel
11 8 (7.48%) POJO
11 8 (7.48%) REST
11 8 (7.48%) XSLT
12 7 (6.54%) CSS
12 7 (6.54%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.61%) .NET
13 6 (5.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) User Experience
2 9 (8.41%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.87%) iPad
4 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.93%) RIA
5 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.67%) Android
2 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.80%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (93.46%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (68.22%) Scrum
3 40 (37.38%) TDD
4 38 (35.51%) BDD
5 31 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (22.43%) Integration Testing
7 22 (20.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (20.56%) Waterfall
8 21 (19.63%) AOP
8 21 (19.63%) Software Engineering
8 21 (19.63%) System Integration Testing
9 19 (17.76%) DevOps
10 17 (15.89%) Pair Programming
11 16 (14.95%) User Stories
12 12 (11.21%) MVC
12 12 (11.21%) Web Development
13 10 (9.35%) Configuration Management
14 9 (8.41%) Business Analysis
14 9 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (8.41%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.07%) Java
2 17 (15.89%) SQL
3 14 (13.08%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.41%) PL/SQL
4 9 (8.41%) Scala
5 8 (7.48%) C#
6 5 (4.67%) Ruby
7 4 (3.74%) Python
8 3 (2.80%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.80%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.87%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) QA
2 6 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.67%) COBIT
4 2 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Puppet
2 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.67%) Salt
3 3 (2.80%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.87%) Ansible
4 2 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Oracle
2 8 (7.48%) IBM
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.74%) Tableau
3 4 (3.74%) Talend
3 4 (3.74%) Vertica
4 2 (1.87%) Facebook
4 2 (1.87%) hybris
4 2 (1.87%) SAP
4 2 (1.87%) Twitter
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
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