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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 120 123 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Kanban 29 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.65% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
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£425 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +27.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +19.23%
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
2847 2302 1738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.33% 72.34% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1636 1212 855
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 116 89
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.37 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +3 10 £425 -15.00% 13
Cheshire -4 6 £425 - 2
Lancashire +6 1 £500 +28.61% 2
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (77.78%) Scrum
3 35 (55.56%) TDD
4 34 (53.97%) Java
5 27 (42.86%) BDD
6 21 (33.33%) Spring
7 18 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 17 (26.98%) HTML
9 16 (25.40%) CSS
10 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
11 14 (22.22%) MVC
11 14 (22.22%) Cucumber
12 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (20.63%) J2EE
13 12 (19.05%) Hibernate
14 10 (15.87%) Project Management
14 10 (15.87%) Web Services
14 10 (15.87%) Pair Programming
14 10 (15.87%) Software Testing
14 10 (15.87%) JIRA
14 10 (15.87%) Spring MVC
14 10 (15.87%) Android
14 10 (15.87%) Scala
14 10 (15.87%) REST
14 10 (15.87%) Apple iOS
14 10 (15.87%) Test Planning
14 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
14 10 (15.87%) Mobile App
15 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
15 9 (14.29%) JSON

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
1 4 (6.35%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) Node.js
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Project
1 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (6.35%) 3G
1 4 (6.35%) LTE
1 4 (6.35%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) MySQL
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 10 (15.87%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) Calabash
3 5 (7.94%) Appium
3 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.94%) Selenium
4 4 (6.35%) Subversion
4 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.76%) JUnit
6 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.59%) CasperJS
7 1 (1.59%) Grunt
7 1 (1.59%) Trac
7 1 (1.59%) Bower
7 1 (1.59%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.59%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (1.59%) QUnit
7 1 (1.59%) Hudson
7 1 (1.59%) Gradle
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Technical Architect
2 12 (19.05%) Architect
2 12 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Test Consultant
3 11 (17.46%) Consultant
4 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.94%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Coach
7 3 (4.76%) Hybris Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) Spring
2 17 (26.98%) HTML
3 16 (25.40%) CSS
4 13 (20.63%) J2EE
5 12 (19.05%) Hibernate
6 10 (15.87%) Web Services
6 10 (15.87%) Spring MVC
6 10 (15.87%) REST
7 9 (14.29%) JSON
8 7 (11.11%) Ajax
9 6 (9.52%) jQuery
9 6 (9.52%) HTML5
10 5 (7.94%) Akka
10 5 (7.94%) Play Framework
10 5 (7.94%) CSS3
10 5 (7.94%) XML
11 4 (6.35%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (6.35%) SOAP
11 4 (6.35%) RESTful
11 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.76%) iPad
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) PMI
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.59%) W3C
5 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.59%) IVR
5 1 (1.59%) Blog
5 1 (1.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Android
1 10 (15.87%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (77.78%) Scrum
3 35 (55.56%) TDD
4 27 (42.86%) BDD
5 18 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 14 (22.22%) MVC
7 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (15.87%) Project Management
8 10 (15.87%) Pair Programming
8 10 (15.87%) Software Testing
8 10 (15.87%) Test Planning
8 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
9 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 8 (12.70%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
11 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
11 6 (9.52%) PRINCE
11 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) Java
2 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.87%) Scala
4 6 (9.52%) Ruby
5 4 (6.35%) SQL
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.59%) Groovy
7 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) hybris
2 2 (3.17%) HP
3 1 (1.59%) Kony
3 1 (1.59%) Facebook
3 1 (1.59%) Twitter
3 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio