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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 126 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Kanban 28 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.66% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 2
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£438 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +8.57%
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
2963 2258 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.33% 72.77% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 1187 865
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 124 86
Average hourly rate £38.00 £25.25 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.49% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -6 14 £438 +34.61% 20
Cheshire -13 2 £425 - 4
Lancashire - 1 £500 -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (82.26%) Scrum
3 38 (61.29%) TDD
4 30 (48.39%) Java
5 24 (38.71%) BDD
6 18 (29.03%) Spring
7 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
9 14 (22.58%) HTML
9 14 (22.58%) MVC
10 13 (20.97%) CSS
11 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
11 12 (19.35%) JIRA
11 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
12 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
12 11 (17.74%) Hibernate
12 11 (17.74%) J2EE
13 10 (16.13%) Project Management
13 10 (16.13%) Spring MVC
13 10 (16.13%) Scala
14 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
14 9 (14.52%) REST
14 9 (14.52%) Django
14 9 (14.52%) Web Services
15 8 (12.90%) Python
15 8 (12.90%) Extreme Programming
15 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
15 8 (12.90%) Coaching
16 7 (11.29%) Test Planning
16 7 (11.29%) Mobile App

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.45%) Confluence
1 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.61%) JBoss
2 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) 4G
1 2 (3.23%) LTE
1 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (3.23%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) JIRA
2 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
3 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.06%) Selenium
5 4 (6.45%) Calabash
5 4 (6.45%) Appium
5 4 (6.45%) Subversion
6 3 (4.84%) JUnit
6 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.61%) Ant
8 1 (1.61%) Maven
8 1 (1.61%) NUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.61%) MSTest
8 1 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.61%) Moq
8 1 (1.61%) QUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Gradle
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Architect
2 12 (19.35%) Technical Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Consultant
4 8 (12.90%) Test Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) ScrumMaster
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Python Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Django Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.84%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) Spring
2 14 (22.58%) HTML
3 13 (20.97%) CSS
4 11 (17.74%) Hibernate
4 11 (17.74%) J2EE
5 10 (16.13%) Spring MVC
6 9 (14.52%) REST
6 9 (14.52%) Django
6 9 (14.52%) Web Services
7 7 (11.29%) JSON
7 7 (11.29%) Ajax
8 5 (8.06%) XML
8 5 (8.06%) Akka
8 5 (8.06%) Play Framework
9 4 (6.45%) PyQt
9 4 (6.45%) Qt
9 4 (6.45%) HTML5
9 4 (6.45%) jQuery
9 4 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (4.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) iPad
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.61%) W3C
5 1 (1.61%) Blog
5 1 (1.61%) Social Network
5 1 (1.61%) IVR
5 1 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Android
1 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.84%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (82.26%) Scrum
3 38 (61.29%) TDD
4 24 (38.71%) BDD
5 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
7 14 (22.58%) MVC
8 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
9 10 (16.13%) Project Management
10 8 (12.90%) Extreme Programming
10 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.90%) Coaching
11 7 (11.29%) Test Planning
11 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
11 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.29%) Pair Programming
11 7 (11.29%) Software Testing
12 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
13 5 (8.06%) PRINCE
13 5 (8.06%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.13%) Scala
4 8 (12.90%) Python
5 6 (9.68%) Ruby
6 4 (6.45%) SQL
7 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) Groovy
8 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) PMP
2 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) hybris
2 1 (1.61%) Ab Initio
2 1 (1.61%) Facebook
2 1 (1.61%) Twitter
2 1 (1.61%) Kony
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