The table below looks at the statistics for Kanban skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 105 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Kanban 15 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.16% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.24% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 1
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£645 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.42% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2019 1698 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.42% 68.33% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 831 827
Average daily rate £380 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 59 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kanban across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Kanban Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Kanban
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kanban across the Scotland region.

Kanban Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Kanban
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kanban across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Kanban Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Kanban
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Kanban across the Scotland region.

Kanban Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 October 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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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
Glasgow +2 10 £675 +50.00% 4
Edinburgh +1 5 £475 -17.39% 1
Dundee - - - - 1
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (100.00%) Scrum
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) Ruby
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) Scala
3 10 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 10 (62.50%) NoSQL
4 9 (56.25%) MySQL
4 9 (56.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (56.25%) Django
5 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (50.00%) Software Architecture
5 8 (50.00%) Play Framework
5 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (43.75%) User Stories
6 7 (43.75%) Product Management
6 7 (43.75%) REST
6 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
7 5 (31.25%) Line Management
7 5 (31.25%) User Experience
8 4 (25.00%) BDD
9 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
10 2 (12.50%) Finance
10 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 2 (12.50%) QA
10 2 (12.50%) Velocity

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) MongoDB
1 10 (62.50%) NoSQL
2 9 (56.25%) MySQL
3 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) JBehave
1 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Technical Architect
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Digital Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (56.25%) Django
2 8 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 7 (43.75%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) Velocity
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Scrum
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) TDD
3 8 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (43.75%) User Stories
4 7 (43.75%) Product Management
4 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 5 (31.25%) Line Management
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) DevOps
9 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 1 (6.25%) ITIL V2
9 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.25%) Project Management
9 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) Ruby
1 10 (62.50%) Scala
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA