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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 124 120 121
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Kanban 34 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.54% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 10
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£425 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +27.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +8 18 £500 +17.64% 7
Manchester +2 11 £375 -16.66% 21
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (65.63%) Scrum
3 25 (39.06%) BDD
4 22 (34.38%) Java
5 20 (31.25%) TDD
6 17 (26.56%) E-Commerce
7 15 (23.44%) Android
7 15 (23.44%) Apple iOS
7 15 (23.44%) Mobile App
8 14 (21.88%) Cucumber
9 13 (20.31%) Software Testing
9 13 (20.31%) Project Management
9 13 (20.31%) Test Planning
10 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 12 (18.75%) Spring
10 12 (18.75%) Pair Programming
11 11 (17.19%) J2EE
11 11 (17.19%) HTML
12 10 (15.63%) CSS
12 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
12 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
12 10 (15.63%) Coaching
13 9 (14.06%) SDLC
13 9 (14.06%) Mobile Application Development
14 8 (12.50%) Calabash
14 8 (12.50%) Appium
14 8 (12.50%) Finance
15 7 (10.94%) Project Planning
15 7 (10.94%) Degree

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) JBoss
2 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Project
2 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) 3G
1 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (6.25%) LTE
1 4 (6.25%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Cucumber
2 8 (12.50%) Calabash
2 8 (12.50%) Appium
3 6 (9.38%) JIRA
4 3 (4.69%) Selenium
4 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.56%) Gradle
6 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.56%) MSTest
6 1 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.56%) Moq
6 1 (1.56%) Ant
6 1 (1.56%) NUnit
6 1 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Consultant
3 14 (21.88%) Test Consultant
4 12 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 10 (15.63%) Agile Coach
6 8 (12.50%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.69%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (4.69%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Programme Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) Spring
2 11 (17.19%) HTML
2 11 (17.19%) J2EE
3 10 (15.63%) CSS
4 7 (10.94%) JSON
4 7 (10.94%) REST
5 6 (9.38%) Hibernate
5 6 (9.38%) Web Services
5 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.81%) jQuery
6 5 (7.81%) HTML5
7 4 (6.25%) CSS3
7 4 (6.25%) XML
7 4 (6.25%) .NET
8 3 (4.69%) RESTful
8 3 (4.69%) Ajax
9 2 (3.13%) JAX-RS
9 2 (3.13%) Ember.js
9 2 (3.13%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.81%) User Experience
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) PMI
6 1 (1.56%) IVR
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Blog
6 1 (1.56%) Social Network
6 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Android
1 15 (23.44%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (65.63%) Scrum
3 25 (39.06%) BDD
4 20 (31.25%) TDD
5 17 (26.56%) E-Commerce
6 13 (20.31%) Project Management
6 13 (20.31%) Software Testing
6 13 (20.31%) Test Planning
7 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (18.75%) Pair Programming
8 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
8 10 (15.63%) Coaching
9 9 (14.06%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (14.06%) SDLC
10 7 (10.94%) Project Planning
11 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
13 4 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) Java
2 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.25%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) Scala
5 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.56%) VB
6 1 (1.56%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
6 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (3.13%) hybris
1 2 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
2 1 (1.56%) Facebook
2 1 (1.56%) Twitter
2 1 (1.56%) Kony
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