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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kanban
Rank 93 135 134
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -1
Contract jobs citing Kanban 68 39 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.93% 0.87% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.06% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 2
Median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -
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
2939 3663 2440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.30% 81.82% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1877 2293 1396
Median daily rate £408 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 149 114
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.58 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Manchester +13 38 £525 +40.00% 19
Cheshire +10 27 £413 -17.50% 4
Lancashire - 3 £450 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £438 - 3
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 106 (93.81%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (72.57%) Scrum
3 74 (65.49%) Java
4 56 (49.56%) TDD
5 44 (38.94%) BDD
6 43 (38.05%) Spring
7 29 (25.66%) Finance
7 29 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (24.78%) JSON
9 27 (23.89%) RESTful
10 26 (23.01%) Web Development
10 26 (23.01%) J2EE
11 24 (21.24%) Web Services
12 23 (20.35%) XML
12 23 (20.35%) Pair Programming
13 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
13 22 (19.47%) E-Commerce
14 21 (18.58%) SOAP
14 21 (18.58%) JavaScript
14 21 (18.58%) Integration Testing
15 20 (17.70%) JAX-WS
15 20 (17.70%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (17.70%) Waterfall
15 20 (17.70%) JDBC
15 20 (17.70%) WSDL
15 20 (17.70%) JAXB
15 20 (17.70%) AOP
15 20 (17.70%) System Integration Testing
16 19 (16.81%) Selenium
17 17 (15.04%) Jenkins

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 13 (11.50%) CMS
2 7 (6.19%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.19%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) Confluence
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss
4 1 (0.88%) nginx
4 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) nopCommerce
1 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Network Security
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.31%) Big Data
3 6 (5.31%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.31%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.42%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) MySQL
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Selenium
2 17 (15.04%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.62%) Cucumber
3 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.96%) JIRA
5 8 (7.08%) Subversion
6 7 (6.19%) JUnit
7 4 (3.54%) Maven
7 4 (3.54%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (2.65%) Ant
8 3 (2.65%) Gradle
9 2 (1.77%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.88%) Moq
10 1 (0.88%) NUnit
10 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 29 (25.66%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.77%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (61.06%) Developer
2 58 (51.33%) Java Developer
3 25 (22.12%) Senior Developer
3 25 (22.12%) Senior Java Developer
4 20 (17.70%) Analyst
5 19 (16.81%) Business Analyst
6 18 (15.93%) Agile Developer
7 17 (15.04%) Agile Java Developer
8 15 (13.27%) Agile Business Analyst
9 12 (10.62%) Applications Developer
9 12 (10.62%) Senior Agile Developer
9 12 (10.62%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 10 (8.85%) Java Applications Developer
10 10 (8.85%) Senior Applications Developer
10 10 (8.85%) Senior Java Applications Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Digital Analyst
11 6 (5.31%) Digital Business Analyst
11 6 (5.31%) Digital Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Scala Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.05%) Spring
2 28 (24.78%) JSON
3 27 (23.89%) RESTful
4 26 (23.01%) J2EE
5 24 (21.24%) Web Services
6 23 (20.35%) XML
7 21 (18.58%) SOAP
8 20 (17.70%) JAXB
8 20 (17.70%) JAX-WS
8 20 (17.70%) JDBC
8 20 (17.70%) WSDL
9 14 (12.39%) CSS
9 14 (12.39%) HTML
10 13 (11.50%) AngularJS
10 13 (11.50%) CSS3
10 13 (11.50%) HTML5
10 13 (11.50%) jQuery
11 11 (9.73%) Dropwizard
12 8 (7.08%) Apache Camel
13 7 (6.19%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) User Experience
2 5 (4.42%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.42%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.88%) Blog
4 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.88%) RIA
4 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Android
3 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (93.81%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (72.57%) Scrum
3 56 (49.56%) TDD
4 44 (38.94%) BDD
5 29 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (23.01%) Web Development
7 23 (20.35%) Pair Programming
8 22 (19.47%) E-Commerce
8 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
9 21 (18.58%) Integration Testing
10 20 (17.70%) AOP
10 20 (17.70%) System Integration Testing
10 20 (17.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (17.70%) Waterfall
11 17 (15.04%) User Stories
12 15 (13.27%) Configuration Management
12 15 (13.27%) DevOps
12 15 (13.27%) UML
13 12 (10.62%) Content Management
13 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (65.49%) Java
2 21 (18.58%) JavaScript
3 15 (13.27%) SQL
4 13 (11.50%) Scala
5 8 (7.08%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.42%) C#
6 5 (4.42%) Ruby
7 4 (3.54%) PHP
7 4 (3.54%) Python
8 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.88%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) Lua
9 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) MCAD
3 1 (0.88%) MCP
3 1 (0.88%) MCSD
3 1 (0.88%) MCTS
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) Puppet
2 2 (1.77%) Ansible
2 2 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (8.85%) ATG
1 10 (8.85%) Atlassian
1 10 (8.85%) hybris
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle
3 7 (6.19%) IBM
4 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.42%) VMware
5 4 (3.54%) Tableau
5 4 (3.54%) Talend
5 4 (3.54%) Vertica
6 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.77%) Facebook
7 2 (1.77%) SAP
7 2 (1.77%) Twitter
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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