The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 122 107 124
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing Kanban 14 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.47% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate £375 £330 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £330 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2179 1704 1969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.93% 70.50% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 839 992
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 84 87
Average hourly rate £25.25 £28.25 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% +39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Kanban
England

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 2014.

Kanban Daily Rate Histogram 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 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire 0 7 £425 - 2
Manchester -10 7 £325 -1.51% 7
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 28 (96.55%) Scrum
2 19 (65.52%) TDD
3 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (44.83%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) .NET
5 10 (34.48%) BDD
6 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 8 (27.59%) C#
8 7 (24.14%) HTML
8 7 (24.14%) CSS
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (24.14%) Spring
8 7 (24.14%) Ruby
9 6 (20.69%) Selenium
9 6 (20.69%) RESTful
9 6 (20.69%) HTML5
9 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
9 6 (20.69%) CSS3
9 6 (20.69%) Web Services
9 6 (20.69%) Project Management
10 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
10 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
10 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
10 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
10 5 (17.24%) JSON
10 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
10 5 (17.24%) Pair Programming
10 5 (17.24%) Subversion
11 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) MS Office
4 1 (3.45%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SMTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
1 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.45%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
1 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
2 5 (17.24%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) Maven
3 3 (10.34%) Hudson
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) Grunt
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) Spring
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) RESTful
3 6 (20.69%) HTML5
3 6 (20.69%) CSS3
4 5 (17.24%) JSON
5 4 (13.79%) JDBC
6 3 (10.34%) SOAP
6 3 (10.34%) WSDL
7 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.90%) Ajax
7 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (6.90%) REST
7 2 (6.90%) Django
7 2 (6.90%) jQuery
7 2 (6.90%) Sass
7 2 (6.90%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.79%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Scrum
2 19 (65.52%) TDD
3 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) BDD
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) Pair Programming
7 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Web Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
8 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.34%) Code Coverage
9 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) Scala
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Mercator
2 2 (6.90%) Vertica
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
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