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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 257 257 347
Rank change year-on-year
0 +90
Contract jobs citing Kanban 428 379 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.73% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.98% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 287 160
Average daily rate
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£425 £403 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 -

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +12 409 £425 +5.59% 177
London +12 264 £450 +5.88% 87
South East 0 62 £394 -2.11% 24
City of London +15 53 £425 -10.52% 27
Berkshire +12 27 £400 - 4
North West -10 20 £450 +38.46% 25
Yorkshire -11 18 £420 +29.23% 14
Reading +13 15 £400 - 3
Scotland +3 14 £388 +61.45%
East Midlands +1 14 £450 +29.49% 4
East of England +10 13 £500 +36.98% 11
West Yorkshire -6 13 £413 +26.92% 9
Hampshire -9 13 £388 -1.77% 5
Leeds -12 12 £419 +28.84% 8
Northamptonshire 0 11 £450 +24.13%
Manchester -5 11 £450 +38.46% 14
Edinburgh -2 8 £400 +122.22%
Northampton -5 8 £463 +8.82%
South West -32 8 £438 +12.90% 9
West Midlands 0 7 £388 +3.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £600 +60.00% 6
Glasgow +2 6 £350 +16.66%
Bristol -3 6 £438 +34.61% 3
Southampton -12 5 £388 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 4 £463 -29.11% 4
Kent -2 4 £374 -21.31% 5
Wales -11 4 £463 +23.33% 1
East Sussex - 4 £425 - 2
Salford +1 3 £450 +38.46%
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £450 +12.50% 2

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 873 (95.20%) Agile Software Development
2 764 (83.32%) Scrum
3 443 (48.31%) TDD
4 339 (36.97%) Java
5 298 (32.50%) BDD
6 274 (29.88%) Continuous Integration
7 204 (22.25%) JavaScript
8 188 (20.50%) HTML
9 179 (19.52%) CSS
10 166 (18.10%) Ruby
11 148 (16.14%) Web Services
11 148 (16.14%) Git (software)
12 144 (15.70%) .NET
13 140 (15.27%) DevOps
14 127 (13.85%) Finance
15 126 (13.74%) JIRA
16 123 (13.41%) REST
17 121 (13.20%) E-Commerce
18 120 (13.09%) Python
19 119 (12.98%) Selenium
20 117 (12.76%) Linux
21 116 (12.65%) Spring
21 116 (12.65%) Cucumber
22 114 (12.43%) Jenkins
23 113 (12.32%) JSON
24 106 (11.56%) C#
25 100 (10.91%) User Stories
25 100 (10.91%) HTML5
26 98 (10.69%) Open Source
27 95 (10.36%) MVC

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 64 (6.98%) Node.js
2 62 (6.76%) Apache
3 59 (6.43%) Tomcat
4 47 (5.13%) Confluence
5 26 (2.84%) Drupal
6 25 (2.73%) OpenStack
7 21 (2.29%) CMS
8 15 (1.64%) JBoss
9 14 (1.53%) nginx
10 11 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.20%) SharePoint
11 10 (1.09%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.55%) IIS
14 5 (0.55%) Jetty
15 4 (0.44%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.44%) Mule
16 3 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
16 3 (0.33%) Alfresco
Applications
1 24 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.20%) MS Office
3 9 (0.98%) MS Project
4 7 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.44%) Mingle
6 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.33%) Global One
5 2 (0.22%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
1 38 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.74%) Amazon S3
3 15 (1.64%) SaaS
4 13 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 13 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 12 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.55%) Trello
7 5 (0.55%) Joyent
7 5 (0.55%) Route 53
8 4 (0.44%) Force.com
8 4 (0.44%) PaaS
8 4 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.33%) ElastiCache
9 3 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.82%) Internet
2 33 (3.60%) HTTP
3 16 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.98%) Firewall
5 8 (0.87%) VPN
5 8 (0.87%) DNS
6 7 (0.76%) HTTPS
6 7 (0.76%) MPLS
6 7 (0.76%) OSPF
6 7 (0.76%) BGP
7 6 (0.65%) VoIP
8 5 (0.55%) FTP
8 5 (0.55%) SSL
8 5 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.55%) Wireless
8 5 (0.55%) IPsec
8 5 (0.55%) TACACS
8 5 (0.55%) NetScreen
8 5 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (0.55%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (9.27%) NoSQL
2 80 (8.72%) SQL Server
3 71 (7.74%) MySQL
4 69 (7.52%) MongoDB
5 41 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
6 35 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (2.51%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.29%) Redis
10 20 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.42%) Couchbase
13 12 (1.31%) Big Data
14 11 (1.20%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.65%) WhereScape RED
17 6 (0.65%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 148 (16.14%) Git (software)
2 126 (13.74%) JIRA
3 119 (12.98%) Selenium
4 116 (12.65%) Cucumber
5 114 (12.43%) Jenkins
6 72 (7.85%) Maven
7 71 (7.74%) Subversion
8 61 (6.65%) JUnit
9 55 (6.00%) WebDriver
10 39 (4.25%) TeamCity
11 34 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (2.84%) Hudson
13 24 (2.62%) Calabash
14 23 (2.51%) NUnit
15 20 (2.18%) Mockito
16 18 (1.96%) JBehave
17 15 (1.64%) Visual Studio
18 14 (1.53%) Jasmine
18 14 (1.53%) Grunt
19 13 (1.42%) Ant
General
1 127 (13.85%) Finance
2 48 (5.23%) Games
3 32 (3.49%) Banking
4 30 (3.27%) Marketing
4 30 (3.27%) Publishing
5 22 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.18%) Retail
7 15 (1.64%) Front Office
8 13 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.09%) Electronics
11 9 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.55%) Advertising
13 4 (0.44%) French Language
13 4 (0.44%) German Language
14 3 (0.33%) Back Office
15 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.22%) Automotive
15 2 (0.22%) Legal
15 2 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 374 (40.79%) Developer
2 113 (12.32%) Java Developer
3 88 (9.60%) Analyst
4 87 (9.49%) Senior Developer
5 77 (8.40%) ScrumMaster
6 71 (7.74%) Architect
7 60 (6.54%) Business Analyst
8 53 (5.78%) Project Manager
9 45 (4.91%) Tester
9 45 (4.91%) Agile Coach
10 42 (4.58%) Agile Business Analyst
11 41 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer
12 40 (4.36%) Technical Architect
13 36 (3.93%) .NET Developer
14 35 (3.82%) C# Developer
15 30 (3.27%) Senior Java Developer
16 28 (3.05%) JavaScript Developer
17 25 (2.73%) Delivery Manager
17 25 (2.73%) Development Manager
18 24 (2.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (20.50%) HTML
2 179 (19.52%) CSS
3 148 (16.14%) Web Services
4 144 (15.70%) .NET
5 123 (13.41%) REST
6 116 (12.65%) Spring
7 113 (12.32%) JSON
8 100 (10.91%) HTML5
9 85 (9.27%) CSS3
10 78 (8.51%) RESTful
11 75 (8.18%) XML
12 67 (7.31%) AngularJS
13 63 (6.87%) Ajax
14 60 (6.54%) Hibernate
15 55 (6.00%) Django
15 55 (6.00%) jQuery
16 50 (5.45%) SOAP
17 49 (5.34%) Spring MVC
18 48 (5.23%) Ruby on Rails
19 43 (4.69%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.69%) Open Source
2 83 (9.05%) User Experience
3 46 (5.02%) Mobile App
4 27 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.62%) Visualisation
6 23 (2.51%) Data Structures
7 19 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (1.96%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.85%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.74%) iPad
11 15 (1.64%) Digital Media
12 13 (1.42%) DTV
13 12 (1.31%) Online Games
13 12 (1.31%) Mobile Payment
14 9 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.98%) New Media
14 9 (0.98%) Taxonomies
15 8 (0.87%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.87%) iPhone
15 8 (0.87%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 117 (12.76%) Linux
2 56 (6.11%) Android
3 48 (5.23%) Windows
4 41 (4.47%) Apple iOS
5 38 (4.14%) UNIX
6 36 (3.93%) CentOS
7 18 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.31%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.98%) Fedora
10 7 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) MVS
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 873 (95.20%) Agile Software Development
2 764 (83.32%) Scrum
3 443 (48.31%) TDD
4 298 (32.50%) BDD
5 274 (29.88%) Continuous Integration
6 140 (15.27%) DevOps
7 121 (13.20%) E-Commerce
8 100 (10.91%) User Stories
9 95 (10.36%) MVC
10 85 (9.27%) OO
11 73 (7.96%) Mentoring
12 70 (7.63%) Project Management
13 69 (7.52%) Configuration Management
13 69 (7.52%) Pair Programming
14 59 (6.43%) Test Automation
15 55 (6.00%) OOP
16 53 (5.78%) Coaching
17 52 (5.67%) Automated Testing
17 52 (5.67%) Unit Testing
18 47 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 339 (36.97%) Java
2 204 (22.25%) JavaScript
3 166 (18.10%) Ruby
4 120 (13.09%) Python
5 106 (11.56%) C#
6 94 (10.25%) SQL
7 75 (8.18%) Scala
8 65 (7.09%) PHP
9 42 (4.58%) Perl
10 39 (4.25%) Bash Shell
11 23 (2.51%) Groovy
12 21 (2.29%) VB.NET
13 19 (2.07%) C++
14 17 (1.85%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.87%) VB
15 8 (0.87%) Clojure
16 7 (0.76%) C
16 7 (0.76%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.76%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (5.45%) Degree
2 35 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.40%) SC Cleared
3 22 (2.40%) ISEB
4 16 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.09%) PMP
5 10 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.55%) CCNP
8 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.33%) MCTS
9 3 (0.33%) MCITP
9 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.22%) CCIE
10 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.11%) OCP
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.63%) QA
2 8 (0.87%) SLA
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) WAI
4 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 32 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (2.94%) vCloud
3 21 (2.29%) Varnish
4 19 (2.07%) VirtualBox
5 16 (1.74%) vSphere
6 15 (1.64%) Docker
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.22%) XenApp
8 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.11%) HDFS
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 94 (10.25%) Puppet
2 59 (6.43%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (2.62%) ZABBIX
4 21 (2.29%) Vagrant
5 18 (1.96%) Kibana
6 16 (1.74%) Ansible
7 12 (1.31%) Zenoss
7 12 (1.31%) Nagios
7 12 (1.31%) Graylog
7 12 (1.31%) Graphite
8 11 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.98%) Salt
10 6 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 6 (0.65%) Cobbler
10 6 (0.65%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.55%) RANCID
12 4 (0.44%) logstash
13 3 (0.33%) Hyperic
14 2 (0.22%) OpenAM
14 2 (0.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 51 (5.56%) Oracle
2 40 (4.36%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.60%) VMware
4 21 (2.29%) Perforce
5 19 (2.07%) Google
6 18 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 16 (1.74%) hybris
8 15 (1.64%) SAP
9 13 (1.42%) Splunk
9 13 (1.42%) Rackspace
10 12 (1.31%) Sybase
11 11 (1.20%) New Relic
12 10 (1.09%) Adobe
13 9 (0.98%) IBM
13 9 (0.98%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.76%) Citrix
15 7 (0.76%) Juniper
15 7 (0.76%) Cisco
15 7 (0.76%) SaltStack
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C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Access to training and certification
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day - Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £485 - £525 per annum
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