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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 124 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Kanban 19 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.61% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.83% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 13
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£463 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 - -
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
2384 2041 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.06% 73.79% 66.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1409 1010 1019
Average daily rate £378 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 124 96
Average hourly rate £28.13 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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
Manchester -7 14 £463 +23.33% 5
Cheshire +5 4 £375 +15.38% 7
Lancashire - 1 £550 -
Merseyside - - - -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) Scrum
3 15 (48.39%) TDD
4 13 (41.94%) Java
5 11 (35.48%) HTML
5 11 (35.48%) CSS
5 11 (35.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
7 8 (25.81%) Ruby
8 7 (22.58%) JSON
8 7 (22.58%) Python
9 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
9 6 (19.35%) Release Management
9 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
10 5 (16.13%) Product Management
10 5 (16.13%) Node.js
10 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (16.13%) OOP
10 5 (16.13%) PHP
10 5 (16.13%) MySQL
10 5 (16.13%) User Experience
11 4 (12.90%) CasperJS
11 4 (12.90%) Bower
11 4 (12.90%) Project Management
11 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (12.90%) Web Development
11 4 (12.90%) Ajax
11 4 (12.90%) Web Design
11 4 (12.90%) REST

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5 (16.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) CasperJS
2 4 (12.90%) Bower
2 4 (12.90%) Jasmine
2 4 (12.90%) Grunt
3 3 (9.68%) PhantomJS
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) MSTest
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Coach
3 5 (16.13%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (9.68%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Digital Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Django Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) HTML
1 11 (35.48%) CSS
2 7 (22.58%) JSON
3 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (12.90%) Ajax
4 4 (12.90%) REST
4 4 (12.90%) Haml
4 4 (12.90%) Sass
4 4 (12.90%) Underscore.js
4 4 (12.90%) Django
4 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) HTML5
6 2 (6.45%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.23%) WPF
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Open Source
2 3 (9.68%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (80.65%) Scrum
3 15 (48.39%) TDD
4 11 (35.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
6 6 (19.35%) Release Management
7 5 (16.13%) Product Management
7 5 (16.13%) OOP
8 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 4 (12.90%) Web Development
8 4 (12.90%) Web Design
8 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.68%) User Stories
9 3 (9.68%) MVC
9 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.45%) ETL
10 2 (6.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) Ruby
4 7 (22.58%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) PHP
6 4 (12.90%) Scala
7 2 (6.45%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) PHP5
8 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) APMP
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) PMP
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
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1 1 (3.23%) Zend
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