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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 96 110 119
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs citing Kanban 43 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 0.67% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 0.92% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £296 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £390 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 - -
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
2358 2068 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.44% 73.02% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1059 1023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 115 93
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.77 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 2014.

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 December 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
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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 -1 28 £350 -3.44% 10
Cheshire +15 9 £460 +15.00% 6
Lancashire - 6 £550 -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (87.50%) Scrum
3 31 (64.58%) TDD
4 16 (33.33%) HTML
4 16 (33.33%) CSS
5 15 (31.25%) Java
6 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 14 (29.17%) Python
6 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
7 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (25.00%) MVC
8 10 (20.83%) Spring MVC
8 10 (20.83%) Django
8 10 (20.83%) Ruby
8 10 (20.83%) Spring
8 10 (20.83%) Scala
9 8 (16.67%) JSON
9 8 (16.67%) JIRA
9 8 (16.67%) Project Management
9 8 (16.67%) MySQL
9 8 (16.67%) Play Framework
10 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
10 7 (14.58%) PHP
10 7 (14.58%) Extreme Programming
10 7 (14.58%) Ajax
10 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
10 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
10 7 (14.58%) BDD
11 6 (12.50%) Node.js
11 6 (12.50%) jQuery

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (12.50%) Node.js
2 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.67%) JIRA
3 6 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 5 (10.42%) Grunt
4 5 (10.42%) Bower
4 5 (10.42%) CasperJS
5 4 (8.33%) PhantomJS
5 4 (8.33%) Subversion
6 3 (6.25%) JUnit
6 3 (6.25%) Selenium
7 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.08%) Hudson
8 1 (2.08%) MSTest
8 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.08%) QUnit
8 1 (2.08%) Trac
8 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
1 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Technical Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
4 6 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Django Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Python/Django Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Junior
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Coach
6 3 (6.25%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Python Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) HTML
1 16 (33.33%) CSS
2 10 (20.83%) Spring
2 10 (20.83%) Django
2 10 (20.83%) Spring MVC
3 8 (16.67%) Play Framework
3 8 (16.67%) JSON
4 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
4 7 (14.58%) Ajax
5 6 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (12.50%) jQuery
6 5 (10.42%) Sass
6 5 (10.42%) Underscore.js
6 5 (10.42%) Akka
6 5 (10.42%) Haml
7 4 (8.33%) PyQt
7 4 (8.33%) REST
7 4 (8.33%) Qt
7 4 (8.33%) Web Services
8 3 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (87.50%) Scrum
3 31 (64.58%) TDD
4 12 (25.00%) MVC
4 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.67%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
6 7 (14.58%) BDD
6 7 (14.58%) Extreme Programming
6 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.50%) OOP
7 6 (12.50%) Coaching
8 5 (10.42%) DevOps
8 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) Web Development
8 5 (10.42%) Web Design
8 5 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.25%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.17%) Python
3 10 (20.83%) Ruby
3 10 (20.83%) Scala
4 7 (14.58%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) PHP5
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PMP
2 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
1 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) hybris
2 1 (2.08%) Zend