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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 98 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Kanban 34 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.67% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £302 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £378 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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 30 January 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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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 19 £300 -11.43% 11
Cheshire +10 9 £460 +15.00% 8
Lancashire -12 6 £550 - 2
Merseyside - - - -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 52 (98.11%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (84.91%) Scrum
3 37 (69.81%) TDD
4 19 (35.85%) HTML
4 19 (35.85%) CSS
5 18 (33.96%) Java
6 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
6 14 (26.42%) Python
6 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
7 13 (24.53%) Ruby
7 13 (24.53%) Django
7 13 (24.53%) MVC
8 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (20.75%) JSON
9 11 (20.75%) Spring MVC
9 11 (20.75%) Spring
9 11 (20.75%) Scala
10 10 (18.87%) Ajax
11 9 (16.98%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (15.09%) JIRA
12 8 (15.09%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
12 8 (15.09%) MySQL
12 8 (15.09%) Play Framework
13 7 (13.21%) REST
13 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
13 7 (13.21%) PHP
13 7 (13.21%) Project Management
13 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
13 7 (13.21%) BDD

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (11.32%) Node.js
2 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.09%) JIRA
3 6 (11.32%) Jasmine
4 5 (9.43%) Bower
4 5 (9.43%) Grunt
4 5 (9.43%) CasperJS
5 4 (7.55%) Subversion
5 4 (7.55%) PhantomJS
6 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.66%) JUnit
6 3 (5.66%) Selenium
7 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.89%) Trac
8 1 (1.89%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (1.89%) QUnit
8 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.89%) Ant
8 1 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
1 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Architect
2 15 (28.30%) Technical Architect
3 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (11.32%) ScrumMaster
4 6 (11.32%) Python Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Django Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Python/Django Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Coach
6 3 (5.66%) Junior
7 2 (3.77%) Junior Python Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) HTML
1 19 (35.85%) CSS
2 13 (24.53%) Django
3 11 (20.75%) JSON
3 11 (20.75%) Spring MVC
3 11 (20.75%) Spring
4 10 (18.87%) Ajax
5 9 (16.98%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
6 8 (15.09%) Play Framework
7 7 (13.21%) REST
8 6 (11.32%) HTML5
8 6 (11.32%) jQuery
9 5 (9.43%) Sass
9 5 (9.43%) Underscore.js
9 5 (9.43%) Akka
9 5 (9.43%) CSS3
9 5 (9.43%) Web Services
9 5 (9.43%) Haml
10 4 (7.55%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Open Source
3 3 (5.66%) iPad
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (98.11%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (84.91%) Scrum
3 37 (69.81%) TDD
4 13 (24.53%) MVC
5 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.09%) Extreme Programming
7 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.21%) Project Management
7 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
7 7 (13.21%) BDD
8 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.32%) OOP
8 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.32%) Coaching
9 5 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (9.43%) DevOps
9 5 (9.43%) Web Design
9 5 (9.43%) Web Development
9 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) Java
2 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.42%) Python
3 13 (24.53%) Ruby
4 11 (20.75%) Scala
5 7 (13.21%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) Groovy
6 1 (1.89%) PHP5
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.89%) PMP
2 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) hybris
2 1 (1.89%) Zend