The table below looks at the statistics for Kanban skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 255 302 429
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +127
Contract jobs citing Kanban 442 329 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.62% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.84% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 267 132
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Kanban Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kanban
Daily Rate Trend

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

Kanban Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Kanban
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kanban within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Kanban Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Kanban
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Kanban Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Kanban
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(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
England +30 408 £450 +5.88% 159
London +40 276 £450 +2.27% 66
South East +53 80 £400 - 27
City of London +11 51 £450 -2.17% 12
Hampshire -4 29 £400 - 6
Berkshire +34 28 £375 +20.00% 5
East Midlands +16 18 £425 +13.33% 5
Southampton +4 17 £373 +4.92% 3
Reading +29 15 £500 +60.00%
Wales - 14 £350 - 1
Scotland -5 13 £650 +44.44% 3
Nottinghamshire - 13 £513 - 3
Surrey +7 12 £425 +13.33% 7
South Wales - 12 £350 - 1
Nottingham - 11 £513 - 3
Glasgow -5 10 £675 +50.00% 3
South West -43 8 £350 -5.40% 14
North West -9 7 £423 +30.00% 16
Yorkshire -13 7 £328 +9.16% 9
West Yorkshire -9 6 £364 +21.25% 4
Leeds -12 6 £364 +21.25% 3
East of England -20 6 £269 -36.76% 14
Maidenhead - 6 £348 - 1
Coventry 0 5 £625 - 1
West Midlands -14 5 £625 - 3
East Sussex - 5 £370 - 1
Brighton - 5 £370 - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £200 -52.94% 6
Cambridge -2 4 £406 -26.13% 4
Woking - 4 £450 -

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 833 (95.42%) Agile Software Development
2 750 (85.91%) Scrum
3 453 (51.89%) TDD
4 335 (38.37%) Java
5 286 (32.76%) BDD
6 223 (25.54%) Continuous Integration
7 194 (22.22%) HTML
8 188 (21.53%) JavaScript
9 170 (19.47%) Web Services
10 159 (18.21%) CSS
11 139 (15.92%) .NET
12 136 (15.58%) C#
13 131 (15.01%) MVC
14 130 (14.89%) Ruby
15 128 (14.66%) Git (software)
16 123 (14.09%) Open Source
17 119 (13.63%) HTML5
17 119 (13.63%) Subversion
18 116 (13.29%) JIRA
19 115 (13.17%) Selenium
20 113 (12.94%) OO
21 112 (12.83%) Finance
21 112 (12.83%) Spring
22 109 (12.49%) User Stories
23 99 (11.34%) XML
23 99 (11.34%) Scala
24 98 (11.23%) Jenkins
25 97 (11.11%) Cucumber
25 97 (11.11%) E-Commerce
26 96 (11.00%) NoSQL

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 52 (5.96%) Tomcat
2 51 (5.84%) Apache
3 50 (5.73%) Node.js
4 44 (5.04%) CMS
5 42 (4.81%) SharePoint
6 30 (3.44%) Confluence
7 24 (2.75%) Drupal
8 19 (2.18%) OpenStack
9 15 (1.72%) Apache Solr
10 12 (1.37%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.92%) NServiceBus
12 8 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.80%) JCAPS
13 7 (0.80%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (0.57%) Jetty
16 3 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.15%) MS Excel
4 8 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.80%) MS Office
6 4 (0.46%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.23%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.23%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.23%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.11%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.11%) Endur
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
2 22 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.95%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.03%) SaaS
6 8 (0.92%) GitHub
7 7 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (0.80%) ElastiCache
7 7 (0.80%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.46%) Joyent
8 4 (0.46%) PaaS
8 4 (0.46%) Heroku
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.23%) Office 365
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.93%) HTTP
2 34 (3.89%) Internet
3 18 (2.06%) LDAP
4 11 (1.26%) DNS
4 11 (1.26%) SSL
5 8 (0.92%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.57%) Intranet
6 5 (0.57%) Firewall
7 4 (0.46%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.46%) NetScreen
7 4 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (0.34%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.23%) Extranet
9 2 (0.23%) DAB
10 1 (0.11%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (11.00%) NoSQL
2 93 (10.65%) MongoDB
3 87 (9.97%) MySQL
4 69 (7.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 67 (7.67%) SQL Server
6 39 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (2.98%) Big Data
8 19 (2.18%) Relational Database
9 18 (2.06%) Redis
10 16 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.60%) QlikView
12 13 (1.49%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.80%) CouchDB
14 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.80%) RavenDB
14 7 (0.80%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 128 (14.66%) Git (software)
2 119 (13.63%) Subversion
3 116 (13.29%) JIRA
4 115 (13.17%) Selenium
5 98 (11.23%) Jenkins
6 97 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 88 (10.08%) Maven
8 84 (9.62%) JUnit
9 63 (7.22%) WebDriver
10 41 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (4.01%) TestNG
12 32 (3.67%) JMeter
12 32 (3.67%) TeamCity
13 28 (3.21%) Ant
14 26 (2.98%) Bugzilla
15 24 (2.75%) NUnit
15 24 (2.75%) Visual Studio
15 24 (2.75%) Hudson
16 23 (2.63%) TortoiseSVN
17 21 (2.41%) JBehave
General
1 112 (12.83%) Finance
2 60 (6.87%) Publishing
3 53 (6.07%) Banking
4 31 (3.55%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.21%) Games
6 25 (2.86%) Marketing
7 16 (1.83%) Back Office
8 14 (1.60%) Front Office
9 13 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.37%) Retail
10 12 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.15%) Law
11 10 (1.15%) Electronics
12 7 (0.80%) Legal
12 7 (0.80%) German Language
13 6 (0.69%) French Language
14 5 (0.57%) Advertising
15 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.11%) Automotive
16 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 350 (40.09%) Developer
2 103 (11.80%) Java Developer
3 101 (11.57%) Analyst
4 92 (10.54%) ScrumMaster
5 61 (6.99%) Business Analyst
6 50 (5.73%) Project Manager
6 50 (5.73%) Agile Coach
7 47 (5.38%) Architect
8 45 (5.15%) Tester
8 45 (5.15%) Agile Business Analyst
9 42 (4.81%) Senior Developer
9 42 (4.81%) .NET Developer
10 39 (4.47%) Technical Architect
11 36 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
12 35 (4.01%) DevOps Engineer
13 29 (3.32%) Test Analyst
14 27 (3.09%) C# Developer
14 27 (3.09%) Lead Developer
15 26 (2.98%) iOS Developer
16 25 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (22.22%) HTML
2 170 (19.47%) Web Services
3 159 (18.21%) CSS
4 139 (15.92%) .NET
5 119 (13.63%) HTML5
6 112 (12.83%) Spring
7 99 (11.34%) XML
8 93 (10.65%) REST
9 88 (10.08%) jQuery
9 88 (10.08%) CSS3
10 80 (9.16%) JSON
11 76 (8.71%) RESTful
12 62 (7.10%) AngularJS
12 62 (7.10%) Ajax
13 55 (6.30%) Backbone.js
14 54 (6.19%) SOAP
15 50 (5.73%) ASP.NET
16 49 (5.61%) Spring MVC
17 47 (5.38%) Hibernate
18 44 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 123 (14.09%) Open Source
2 61 (6.99%) Computer Science
3 57 (6.53%) User Experience
4 56 (6.41%) Mobile App
5 37 (4.24%) Client/Server
6 26 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (2.52%) iPhone
9 21 (2.41%) iPad
10 20 (2.29%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.60%) Online Games
12 12 (1.37%) N-Tier
13 11 (1.26%) Fixed Income
14 10 (1.15%) DTV
14 10 (1.15%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.92%) GIS
15 8 (0.92%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.80%) Blackberry
17 5 (0.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 79 (9.05%) Linux
2 57 (6.53%) UNIX
3 49 (5.61%) Apple iOS
4 30 (3.44%) CentOS
5 21 (2.41%) Android
6 20 (2.29%) Windows
7 17 (1.95%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.15%) Solaris
10 7 (0.80%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.80%) AIX
11 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.11%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.11%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.11%) zOS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 833 (95.42%) Agile Software Development
2 750 (85.91%) Scrum
3 453 (51.89%) TDD
4 286 (32.76%) BDD
5 223 (25.54%) Continuous Integration
6 131 (15.01%) MVC
7 113 (12.94%) OO
8 109 (12.49%) User Stories
9 97 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 85 (9.74%) Mentoring
11 82 (9.39%) DevOps
12 72 (8.25%) Pair Programming
13 66 (7.56%) Project Management
14 60 (6.87%) Software Engineering
14 60 (6.87%) Coaching
15 59 (6.76%) Test Automation
16 57 (6.53%) Automated Testing
17 56 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
18 54 (6.19%) SOA
18 54 (6.19%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 335 (38.37%) Java
2 188 (21.53%) JavaScript
3 136 (15.58%) C#
4 130 (14.89%) Ruby
5 99 (11.34%) Scala
6 95 (10.88%) Python
7 69 (7.90%) SQL
8 39 (4.47%) PHP
9 38 (4.35%) Perl
10 37 (4.24%) Objective-C
11 29 (3.32%) Groovy
12 21 (2.41%) C++
13 16 (1.83%) C
14 14 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.37%) XAML
16 10 (1.15%) VB
16 10 (1.15%) Clojure
17 9 (1.03%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.03%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.80%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 66 (7.56%) Degree
2 48 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 45 (5.15%) ISEB
4 39 (4.47%) ISTQB
5 32 (3.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.46%) CCNP
8 3 (0.34%) APMP
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.34%) MCSE
8 3 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.23%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) PMP
10 1 (0.11%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.90%) QA
2 13 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (2.52%) vCloud
2 9 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.92%) Varnish
4 7 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.80%) Xen
5 5 (0.57%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.46%) NFS
7 3 (0.34%) Docker
7 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.34%) XenServer
8 2 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.23%) vSphere
8 2 (0.23%) HDFS
9 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 70 (8.02%) Puppet
2 49 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (4.01%) Nagios
4 29 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (2.06%) ZABBIX
6 15 (1.72%) Ansible
7 14 (1.60%) Zenoss
8 13 (1.49%) Kibana
8 13 (1.49%) Graylog2
9 9 (1.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 9 (1.03%) Cobbler
10 8 (0.92%) Vagrant
10 8 (0.92%) Opsview
11 6 (0.69%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.57%) Control-M
13 4 (0.46%) YUM
13 4 (0.46%) Salt
14 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.34%) SCCM
14 3 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (6.53%) Oracle
2 48 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 26 (2.98%) Apple
3 26 (2.98%) Splunk
4 17 (1.95%) New Relic
4 17 (1.95%) Perforce
4 17 (1.95%) SAP
5 16 (1.83%) hybris
6 14 (1.60%) VMware
7 13 (1.49%) Rackspace
8 12 (1.37%) Google
9 9 (1.03%) JBoss
9 9 (1.03%) HP
10 7 (0.80%) Infoblox
10 7 (0.80%) Dell
10 7 (0.80%) Citrix
10 7 (0.80%) Adobe
10 7 (0.80%) Informatica
11 6 (0.69%) Zend
11 6 (0.69%) Veritas
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