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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 240 293 424
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +131
Contract jobs citing Kanban 490 313 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.61% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.82% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 240 119
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £342 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 - -

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
42805 38338 38752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 74.18% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27653 23841 22623
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1170 1158 1420
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kanban within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Kanban Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 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
England +43 441 £450 +5.88% 154
London +29 282 £466 +3.44% 68
City of London +13 64 £450 -1.09% 18
South East +15 63 £400 - 32
Wales - 29 £330 - 4
Berkshire +30 28 £450 +44.00% 11
South Wales - 25 £325 - 4
North West -11 19 £463 +27.58% 12
Hampshire -13 19 £390 -2.50% 5
West Midlands - 19 £425 - 6
Reading +30 18 £500 +60.00%
East Midlands +20 18 £425 +15.25% 5
Yorkshire -12 18 £400 +33.33% 5
West Yorkshire -16 16 £413 +37.50% 3
Scotland +13 15 £645 +51.76% 7
Leeds -12 15 £413 +37.50% 2
Manchester -7 14 £463 +23.33% 5
Southampton +4 13 £373 +4.19% 4
East of England -7 13 £310 - 14
Nottinghamshire - 13 £513 - 1
Nottingham - 11 £513 - 1
Coventry - 11 £488 - 2
Glasgow - 10 £675 - 5
South West -34 9 £488 +62.50% 8
Cambridgeshire 0 8 £200 - 6
Birmingham - 8 £425 -
Surrey -5 6 £400 -5.32% 4
Oxfordshire - 6 £425 -
Maidenhead +4 5 £340 -
Edinburgh -2 5 £475 -17.39% 1

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 871 (94.78%) Agile Software Development
2 770 (83.79%) Scrum
3 466 (50.71%) TDD
4 331 (36.02%) Java
5 289 (31.45%) BDD
6 236 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
7 203 (22.09%) JavaScript
8 188 (20.46%) HTML
9 170 (18.50%) Web Services
10 166 (18.06%) CSS
11 154 (16.76%) Git (software)
12 150 (16.32%) Ruby
13 139 (15.13%) .NET
14 138 (15.02%) Selenium
15 137 (14.91%) Open Source
16 130 (14.15%) C#
17 128 (13.93%) User Stories
18 126 (13.71%) JIRA
19 122 (13.28%) HTML5
20 121 (13.17%) Finance
21 119 (12.95%) Python
21 119 (12.95%) Subversion
22 116 (12.62%) MVC
23 115 (12.51%) Jenkins
24 113 (12.30%) DevOps
24 113 (12.30%) OO
24 113 (12.30%) Spring
25 102 (11.10%) MongoDB
25 102 (11.10%) Scala
26 100 (10.88%) Puppet

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 63 (6.86%) Apache
2 61 (6.64%) Node.js
3 53 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 43 (4.68%) CMS
5 40 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 30 (3.26%) Confluence
7 29 (3.16%) Drupal
8 26 (2.83%) OpenStack
9 22 (2.39%) Apache Solr
10 12 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.20%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.98%) JBoss
13 8 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.87%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.76%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.65%) Jetty
15 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.65%) nginx
16 5 (0.54%) JCAPS
Applications
1 12 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 9 (0.98%) MS Office
2 9 (0.98%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.54%) Final Cut Pro
3 5 (0.54%) MS Project
4 4 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.22%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.22%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.11%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.11%) Endur
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.11%) Summit
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
2 28 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.07%) Amazon S3
4 11 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.98%) Joyent
7 8 (0.87%) SaaS
8 7 (0.76%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.65%) ElastiCache
9 6 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.54%) GitHub
10 5 (0.54%) PaaS
11 4 (0.44%) Route 53
11 4 (0.44%) Heroku
12 2 (0.22%) Office 365
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.68%) Internet
2 41 (4.46%) HTTP
3 15 (1.63%) LDAP
4 14 (1.52%) DNS
4 14 (1.52%) SSL
5 11 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.09%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.54%) Firewall
8 4 (0.44%) NetScreen
8 4 (0.44%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (0.33%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.33%) DAB
9 3 (0.33%) BGP
9 3 (0.33%) Intranet
9 3 (0.33%) MPLS
9 3 (0.33%) OSPF
9 3 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (11.10%) MongoDB
2 97 (10.55%) NoSQL
3 93 (10.12%) MySQL
4 76 (8.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 58 (6.31%) SQL Server
6 49 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (2.72%) Relational Database
8 22 (2.39%) Redis
9 20 (2.18%) Big Data
10 16 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.63%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.20%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.09%) QlikView
13 10 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.76%) DB2
16 6 (0.65%) HBase
16 6 (0.65%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 154 (16.76%) Git (software)
2 138 (15.02%) Selenium
3 126 (13.71%) JIRA
4 119 (12.95%) Subversion
5 115 (12.51%) Jenkins
6 97 (10.55%) Cucumber
7 83 (9.03%) Maven
8 76 (8.27%) JUnit
9 73 (7.94%) WebDriver
10 43 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (3.26%) Bugzilla
11 30 (3.26%) TestNG
12 29 (3.16%) TeamCity
12 29 (3.16%) JMeter
13 23 (2.50%) TortoiseSVN
13 23 (2.50%) Ant
14 22 (2.39%) Visual Studio
14 22 (2.39%) NUnit
15 19 (2.07%) JBehave
15 19 (2.07%) Jasmine
General
1 121 (13.17%) Finance
2 61 (6.64%) Publishing
3 50 (5.44%) Banking
4 43 (4.68%) Games
5 36 (3.92%) Marketing
6 30 (3.26%) Investment Banking
7 20 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.63%) Front Office
9 13 (1.41%) Back Office
10 12 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.20%) Retail
12 10 (1.09%) Electronics
13 7 (0.76%) Law
14 6 (0.65%) German Language
14 6 (0.65%) Legal
14 6 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.54%) French Language
16 4 (0.44%) Advertising
17 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 359 (39.06%) Developer
2 113 (12.30%) Analyst
3 94 (10.23%) Java Developer
4 75 (8.16%) ScrumMaster
5 68 (7.40%) Business Analyst
6 59 (6.42%) Project Manager
7 58 (6.31%) Architect
8 55 (5.98%) Senior Developer
9 50 (5.44%) Agile Business Analyst
10 45 (4.90%) Tester
10 45 (4.90%) Technical Architect
11 43 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
12 37 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
12 37 (4.03%) Agile Coach
13 34 (3.70%) .NET Developer
13 34 (3.70%) Test Analyst
14 29 (3.16%) Agile Project Manager
15 24 (2.61%) C# Developer
16 23 (2.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 23 (2.50%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (20.46%) HTML
2 170 (18.50%) Web Services
3 166 (18.06%) CSS
4 139 (15.13%) .NET
5 122 (13.28%) HTML5
6 113 (12.30%) Spring
7 98 (10.66%) CSS3
8 97 (10.55%) REST
9 95 (10.34%) XML
10 83 (9.03%) jQuery
11 82 (8.92%) JSON
12 71 (7.73%) RESTful
13 62 (6.75%) Ajax
14 60 (6.53%) AngularJS
15 56 (6.09%) Backbone.js
16 50 (5.44%) Ruby on Rails
16 50 (5.44%) Spring MVC
17 49 (5.33%) Hibernate
18 44 (4.79%) KnockoutJS
19 41 (4.46%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 137 (14.91%) Open Source
2 65 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 63 (6.86%) User Experience
4 53 (5.77%) Mobile App
5 39 (4.24%) Client/Server
6 29 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 28 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (2.29%) iPad
10 18 (1.96%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.85%) iPhone
11 17 (1.85%) Online Games
12 11 (1.20%) Digital Media
12 11 (1.20%) Taxonomies
12 11 (1.20%) Fixed Income
13 10 (1.09%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.09%) GIS
13 10 (1.09%) DTV
14 9 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 100 (10.88%) Linux
2 58 (6.31%) UNIX
3 44 (4.79%) CentOS
4 37 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 28 (3.05%) Windows
6 21 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (2.29%) Ubuntu
7 19 (2.07%) Android
8 9 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.76%) Solaris
10 6 (0.65%) AIX
11 4 (0.44%) Fedora
12 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.11%) SELinux
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
1 871 (94.78%) Agile Software Development
2 770 (83.79%) Scrum
3 466 (50.71%) TDD
4 289 (31.45%) BDD
5 236 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
6 128 (13.93%) User Stories
7 116 (12.62%) MVC
8 113 (12.30%) DevOps
8 113 (12.30%) OO
9 100 (10.88%) E-Commerce
10 86 (9.36%) Mentoring
11 81 (8.81%) Project Management
12 73 (7.94%) Automated Testing
12 73 (7.94%) Pair Programming
13 62 (6.75%) Test Automation
14 60 (6.53%) Configuration Management
15 57 (6.20%) Automation Testing
16 54 (5.88%) Coaching
17 53 (5.77%) Extreme Programming
18 51 (5.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 331 (36.02%) Java
2 203 (22.09%) JavaScript
3 150 (16.32%) Ruby
4 130 (14.15%) C#
5 119 (12.95%) Python
6 102 (11.10%) Scala
7 83 (9.03%) SQL
8 59 (6.42%) PHP
9 43 (4.68%) Perl
10 29 (3.16%) Objective-C
11 27 (2.94%) Bash Shell
12 22 (2.39%) C++
12 22 (2.39%) Groovy
13 14 (1.52%) C
14 11 (1.20%) Clojure
14 11 (1.20%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.09%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.98%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.87%) PowerShell
18 7 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 71 (7.73%) Degree
2 62 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 45 (4.90%) ISEB
4 41 (4.46%) SC Cleared
5 36 (3.92%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.44%) CCNP
9 4 (0.44%) PMP
9 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.33%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.33%) APMP
10 3 (0.33%) MCSE
10 3 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.22%) CCIE
11 2 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) CBAP
12 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.62%) QA
2 16 (1.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) WAI
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 30 (3.26%) vCloud
2 16 (1.74%) Varnish
3 12 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.98%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.76%) Docker
6 6 (0.65%) Xen
6 6 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.54%) vSphere
8 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.33%) XenServer
8 3 (0.33%) NFS
9 2 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 100 (10.88%) Puppet
2 74 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (3.59%) Nagios
4 29 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (2.83%) ZABBIX
6 22 (2.39%) Ansible
7 18 (1.96%) Kibana
7 18 (1.96%) Zenoss
8 17 (1.85%) Graylog2
9 11 (1.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 11 (1.20%) Cobbler
10 9 (0.98%) Vagrant
11 8 (0.87%) Opsview
12 7 (0.76%) Salt
13 6 (0.65%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.54%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.33%) YUM
15 3 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 3 (0.33%) SCCM
15 3 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (6.53%) Oracle
2 42 (4.57%) Microsoft
3 26 (2.83%) Splunk
4 24 (2.61%) Perforce
5 21 (2.29%) Apple
6 18 (1.96%) SAP
6 18 (1.96%) Rackspace
7 17 (1.85%) VMware
8 15 (1.63%) hybris
8 15 (1.63%) New Relic
9 11 (1.20%) Google
10 10 (1.09%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.98%) Adobe
12 8 (0.87%) HP
13 7 (0.76%) Infoblox
13 7 (0.76%) Citrix
14 6 (0.65%) Zend
14 6 (0.65%) Juniper
14 6 (0.65%) Dell
14 6 (0.65%) EMC
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day 3 - 6 months
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day for 3 months
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
England
People Source
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago