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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kanban
Rank 94 108 116
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Kanban 58 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 1.05% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.37% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 7
Average daily rate £450 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
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
3066 2477 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.64% 76.55% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1463 1050
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 99 109
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -8 27 £450 +50.00% 8
Cheshire +3 17 £525 +14.13% 5
Lancashire +3 8 £450 -18.18% 4
Merseyside - 1 - -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 96 (98.97%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (76.29%) Scrum
3 39 (40.21%) TDD
4 33 (34.02%) BDD
5 29 (29.90%) Java
6 27 (27.84%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (20.62%) QA
7 20 (20.62%) User Stories
7 20 (20.62%) Spring
8 19 (19.59%) Selenium
9 18 (18.56%) E-Commerce
10 17 (17.53%) Finance
10 17 (17.53%) Android
11 16 (16.49%) Test Automation
11 16 (16.49%) Cucumber
11 16 (16.49%) Apple iOS
11 16 (16.49%) Project Management
11 16 (16.49%) Web Services
11 16 (16.49%) User Experience
12 15 (15.46%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (15.46%) JIRA
13 13 (13.40%) Banking
13 13 (13.40%) Git (software)
14 12 (12.37%) Feature Driven Development
14 12 (12.37%) Mobile App
14 12 (12.37%) HTML
15 11 (11.34%) CSS
15 11 (11.34%) MVC
16 10 (10.31%) Extreme Programming
16 10 (10.31%) JavaScript

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (4.12%) Confluence
1 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.09%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Mingle
2 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) MySQL
1 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (19.59%) Selenium
2 16 (16.49%) Cucumber
3 15 (15.46%) JIRA
4 13 (13.40%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.19%) JUnit
5 6 (6.19%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.15%) eggPlant
6 5 (5.15%) HP UFT
6 5 (5.15%) Subversion
6 5 (5.15%) TestDirector
7 4 (4.12%) Appium
7 4 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.12%) Calabash
7 4 (4.12%) Gradle
7 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.09%) Ant
8 3 (3.09%) JBehave
8 3 (3.09%) WATIR
9 2 (2.06%) Mockito
10 1 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (17.53%) Finance
2 13 (13.40%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (32.99%) Developer
2 15 (15.46%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) Business Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) Architect
6 9 (9.28%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Agile Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Scrum Master
8 7 (7.22%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Mobility Architect
8 7 (7.22%) Test Manager
9 6 (6.19%) Agile Coach
10 5 (5.15%) Consultant
10 5 (5.15%) Lead Developer
10 5 (5.15%) QA Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Technical Leader
10 5 (5.15%) Test Consultant
11 4 (4.12%) Technical Business Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.62%) Spring
2 16 (16.49%) Web Services
3 12 (12.37%) HTML
4 11 (11.34%) CSS
5 8 (8.25%) Spring MVC
5 8 (8.25%) XML
6 6 (6.19%) jQuery
6 6 (6.19%) SOAP
7 5 (5.15%) REST
8 4 (4.12%) Ajax
8 4 (4.12%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.12%) J2EE
8 4 (4.12%) JSON
8 4 (4.12%) JSP
8 4 (4.12%) RESTful
8 4 (4.12%) XSD
9 3 (3.09%) .NET
10 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.06%) J2SE
10 2 (2.06%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) User Experience
2 12 (12.37%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.15%) iPad
4 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.09%) IPTV
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) BBC
5 1 (1.03%) Clustering
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.03%) PMI
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Android
2 16 (16.49%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.12%) Unix
4 2 (2.06%) Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (98.97%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (76.29%) Scrum
3 39 (40.21%) TDD
4 33 (34.02%) BDD
5 27 (27.84%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (20.62%) User Stories
7 18 (18.56%) E-Commerce
8 16 (16.49%) Project Management
8 16 (16.49%) Test Automation
9 15 (15.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (12.37%) Feature Driven Development
11 11 (11.34%) MVC
12 10 (10.31%) Analytics
12 10 (10.31%) Extreme Programming
13 9 (9.28%) DSDM
13 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.28%) Scrum-ban
13 9 (9.28%) Test Strategy
14 8 (8.25%) Automated Testing
14 8 (8.25%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.90%) Java
2 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.19%) SQL
4 5 (5.15%) C#
5 4 (4.12%) Scala
6 2 (2.06%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.06%) ES6
6 2 (2.06%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.03%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.03%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.03%) PHP
7 1 (1.03%) R
7 1 (1.03%) Ruby
7 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.06%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.62%) QA
2 4 (4.12%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) HP
2 6 (6.19%) IBM
3 5 (5.15%) hybris
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.03%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.03%) Red Gate
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