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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 122 112 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Kanban 25 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.66% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.92% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £408 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £403
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.59%
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
2509 1957 1590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.64% 72.27% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1011 813
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 118 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
(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 -2 15 £413 +13.79% 19
Lancashire -5 5 £550 - 1
Cheshire -2 3 £275 -31.25% 6
Merseyside - - - - 2
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 59 (98.33%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (86.67%) Scrum
3 41 (68.33%) TDD
4 22 (36.67%) Java
5 20 (33.33%) HTML
5 20 (33.33%) CSS
6 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 14 (23.33%) Python
7 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
8 13 (21.67%) Django
8 13 (21.67%) Ruby
8 13 (21.67%) JSON
8 13 (21.67%) MVC
8 13 (21.67%) BDD
9 11 (18.33%) Scala
9 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
9 11 (18.33%) JIRA
9 11 (18.33%) Spring
9 11 (18.33%) Spring MVC
10 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 9 (15.00%) Project Management
11 9 (15.00%) Ajax
11 9 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (15.00%) REST
12 8 (13.33%) Coaching
12 8 (13.33%) Play Framework
12 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
12 8 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
12 8 (13.33%) Hibernate

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (10.00%) Node.js
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.33%) JIRA
3 6 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.33%) Bower
4 5 (8.33%) Grunt
4 5 (8.33%) CasperJS
4 5 (8.33%) Selenium
5 4 (6.67%) Subversion
5 4 (6.67%) PhantomJS
5 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.00%) JUnit
7 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.67%) MSTest
8 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.67%) Hudson
8 1 (1.67%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (1.67%) Trac
8 1 (1.67%) QUnit
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Developer
2 15 (25.00%) Architect
2 15 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 6 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
4 6 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Python/Django Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Django Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Agile Coach
6 3 (5.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Junior
6 3 (5.00%) Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) HTML
1 20 (33.33%) CSS
2 13 (21.67%) Django
2 13 (21.67%) JSON
3 11 (18.33%) Spring
3 11 (18.33%) Spring MVC
4 9 (15.00%) Ajax
4 9 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (15.00%) REST
5 8 (13.33%) Play Framework
5 8 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 7 (11.67%) Web Services
7 6 (10.00%) J2EE
7 6 (10.00%) HTML5
8 5 (8.33%) Haml
8 5 (8.33%) CSS3
8 5 (8.33%) Sass
8 5 (8.33%) Underscore.js
8 5 (8.33%) Akka
8 5 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) User Experience
3 3 (5.00%) iPad
3 3 (5.00%) Open Source
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (86.67%) Scrum
3 41 (68.33%) TDD
4 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (21.67%) MVC
5 13 (21.67%) BDD
6 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
7 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 9 (15.00%) Project Management
9 8 (13.33%) Coaching
9 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 8 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
10 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
12 5 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (8.33%) DevOps
12 5 (8.33%) OOP
12 5 (8.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.33%) Python
4 13 (21.67%) Ruby
5 11 (18.33%) Scala
6 6 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) Groovy
7 1 (1.67%) SQL
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) PMP
2 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.33%) VCP4
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) hybris
2 1 (1.67%) Kony
2 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio