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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 248 255 322
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +67
Contract jobs citing Kanban 492 434 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.81% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.06% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 314 194
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £587 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.16% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
43377 40891 36780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.51% 75.98% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27946 25555 22092
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1209 1083
Average hourly rate £28.50 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -2 461 £425 - 207
London -16 275 £450 +0.55% 100
City of London +5 67 £450 -3.22% 28
South East -11 41 £400 +3.22% 30
East of England +22 37 £513 +20.58% 15
Yorkshire +16 32 £415 +59.61% 15
North West -3 29 £425 +0.59% 20
West Yorkshire +4 25 £415 +59.61% 9
Leeds +2 22 £415 - 8
Essex - 21 £589 - 2
Hampshire +2 17 £364 -6.12% 5
South West -5 17 £415 +22.96% 11
Scotland +11 15 £425 -26.08% 2
Manchester +3 13 £438 -23.91% 7
Oxfordshire -11 13 £403 +15.00% 3
Oxford - 13 £403 - 3
Bristol +1 12 £413 +37.50% 3
North East -8 12 £445 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 12 £445 - 2
Tyne and Wear -10 12 £445 - 2
Edinburgh +6 9 £345 -40.00%
East Midlands -8 8 £375 +1.35% 4
Cheshire -8 8 £425 - 9
West Midlands -3 6 £400 -18.36% 9
Suffolk - 6 £369 -
Reading +10 5 £400 -15.78% 5
Berkshire +1 5 £400 - 7
Leicestershire -7 5 £375 +19.04% 1
Southampton -9 5 £353 -3.42%
Norwich - 5 £410 -

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 893 (95.41%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (85.68%) Scrum
3 475 (50.75%) TDD
4 331 (35.36%) Java
5 297 (31.73%) BDD
6 281 (30.02%) Continuous Integration
7 236 (25.21%) JavaScript
8 229 (24.47%) HTML
9 187 (19.98%) Web Services
10 185 (19.76%) CSS
11 156 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 155 (16.56%) HTML5
12 155 (16.56%) REST
13 150 (16.03%) Git (software)
14 142 (15.17%) Ruby
15 138 (14.74%) Finance
16 133 (14.21%) .NET
17 119 (12.71%) OO
18 117 (12.50%) Spring
18 117 (12.50%) AngularJS
18 117 (12.50%) DevOps
19 115 (12.29%) JIRA
20 114 (12.18%) JSON
21 112 (11.97%) Linux
21 112 (11.97%) NoSQL
22 107 (11.43%) RESTful
22 107 (11.43%) Pair Programming
23 105 (11.22%) MVC
23 105 (11.22%) Jenkins
24 100 (10.68%) User Stories

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 61 (6.52%) Confluence
1 61 (6.52%) Node.js
2 42 (4.49%) Apache
3 33 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.03%) CMS
5 18 (1.92%) nginx
6 14 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.28%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.07%) MQSeries
9 9 (0.96%) Drupal
9 9 (0.96%) JBoss
10 8 (0.85%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.53%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.53%) WordPress
12 5 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.85%) MS Office
4 6 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.85%) Magento
2 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.21%) Unica
4 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Global One
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 68 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.03%) SaaS
2 19 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (1.39%) Amazon S3
4 9 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.75%) Route 53
5 7 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.53%) Force.com
6 5 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.43%) GitHub
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.32%) Heroku
8 3 (0.32%) Engine Yard
9 2 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.34%) HTTP
2 38 (4.06%) Internet
3 23 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.24%) SSL
5 10 (1.07%) VPN
5 10 (1.07%) Firewall
5 10 (1.07%) IPsec
5 10 (1.07%) Network Security
6 9 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (0.96%) Wireless
6 9 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (0.96%) TACACS
6 9 (0.96%) NetScreen
6 9 (0.96%) VoIP
6 9 (0.96%) MPLS
6 9 (0.96%) OSPF
6 9 (0.96%) BGP
6 9 (0.96%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (11.97%) NoSQL
2 79 (8.44%) SQL Server
3 76 (8.12%) MongoDB
4 63 (6.73%) MySQL
5 54 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 37 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 28 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (2.35%) Redis
8 22 (2.35%) Big Data
9 20 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.92%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.28%) Couchbase
13 11 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.75%) SimpleDB
15 7 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 150 (16.03%) Git (software)
2 115 (12.29%) JIRA
3 105 (11.22%) Jenkins
4 98 (10.47%) Subversion
5 91 (9.72%) Selenium
6 90 (9.62%) Cucumber
7 57 (6.09%) Maven
8 48 (5.13%) WebDriver
9 35 (3.74%) JUnit
10 24 (2.56%) Hudson
11 23 (2.46%) TeamCity
12 19 (2.03%) Calabash
13 18 (1.92%) Appium
14 17 (1.82%) JBehave
15 16 (1.71%) NUnit
16 15 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (1.60%) SpecFlow
17 14 (1.50%) Grunt
18 13 (1.39%) Jasmine
19 12 (1.28%) JMeter
General
1 138 (14.74%) Finance
2 37 (3.95%) Banking
3 34 (3.63%) Retail
3 34 (3.63%) Games
4 23 (2.46%) Publishing
5 20 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.03%) Marketing
7 14 (1.50%) Front Office
8 8 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.64%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.53%) Electronics
11 4 (0.43%) Billing
12 3 (0.32%) Legal
12 3 (0.32%) Back Office
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.21%) Law
13 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 401 (42.84%) Developer
2 130 (13.89%) Java Developer
3 83 (8.87%) Senior Developer
4 76 (8.12%) Architect
5 75 (8.01%) ScrumMaster
6 74 (7.91%) Analyst
7 67 (7.16%) Project Manager
8 50 (5.34%) Business Analyst
9 49 (5.24%) Technical Architect
9 49 (5.24%) Agile Coach
10 45 (4.81%) .NET Developer
11 39 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
12 37 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
13 31 (3.31%) C# Developer
14 30 (3.21%) JavaScript Developer
15 29 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
15 29 (3.10%) Consultant
16 28 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
17 26 (2.78%) Software Engineer
18 25 (2.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (24.47%) HTML
2 187 (19.98%) Web Services
3 185 (19.76%) CSS
4 155 (16.56%) HTML5
4 155 (16.56%) REST
5 133 (14.21%) .NET
6 117 (12.50%) Spring
6 117 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 114 (12.18%) JSON
8 107 (11.43%) RESTful
9 96 (10.26%) CSS3
10 78 (8.33%) XML
11 64 (6.84%) Ajax
12 58 (6.20%) J2EE
12 58 (6.20%) Backbone.js
13 54 (5.77%) SOAP
14 53 (5.66%) Hibernate
15 51 (5.45%) jQuery
16 42 (4.49%) Django
17 39 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 97 (10.36%) User Experience
2 59 (6.30%) Mobile App
3 40 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.67%) Visualisation
5 23 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.82%) Digital Media
7 15 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.28%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.18%) Blog
9 11 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (1.07%) Online Games
10 10 (1.07%) iPhone
10 10 (1.07%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (0.96%) iPad
12 8 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 112 (11.97%) Linux
2 58 (6.20%) Apple iOS
3 49 (5.24%) Android
4 42 (4.49%) UNIX
5 38 (4.06%) Windows
6 24 (2.56%) Mac OS X
7 17 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.50%) CentOS
9 5 (0.53%) Fedora
9 5 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
9 5 (0.53%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.21%) Solaris
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.11%) AIX
13 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 893 (95.41%) Agile Software Development
2 802 (85.68%) Scrum
3 475 (50.75%) TDD
4 297 (31.73%) BDD
5 281 (30.02%) Continuous Integration
6 156 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 119 (12.71%) OO
8 117 (12.50%) DevOps
9 107 (11.43%) Pair Programming
10 105 (11.22%) MVC
11 100 (10.68%) User Stories
12 91 (9.72%) Open Source
13 84 (8.97%) Project Management
14 81 (8.65%) Mentoring
15 80 (8.55%) SOA
16 76 (8.12%) Software Engineering
17 71 (7.59%) Coaching
18 69 (7.37%) SDLC
19 67 (7.16%) Continuous Delivery
19 67 (7.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 331 (35.36%) Java
2 236 (25.21%) JavaScript
3 142 (15.17%) Ruby
4 100 (10.68%) C#
5 96 (10.26%) SQL
6 87 (9.29%) Scala
7 74 (7.91%) Python
8 58 (6.20%) PHP
9 32 (3.42%) Groovy
10 21 (2.24%) Perl
11 18 (1.92%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.82%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.50%) C++
15 9 (0.96%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.96%) Clojure
15 9 (0.96%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.85%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.75%) VB
17 7 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (4.17%) Degree
2 29 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.28%) PMI Certification
5 9 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (0.96%) CCNP
6 8 (0.85%) ISEB
6 8 (0.85%) PMP
6 8 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.21%) MCTS
8 2 (0.21%) MCITP
8 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.11%) OCP
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CISSP
9 1 (0.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (10.36%) QA
2 17 (1.82%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.21%) HL7
3 2 (0.21%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.71%) Docker
3 13 (1.39%) vCloud
4 10 (1.07%) vSphere
5 7 (0.75%) Varnish
6 4 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.43%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.21%) HDFS
9 1 (0.11%) KVM
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
9 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.11%) XenApp
9 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 82 (8.76%) Puppet
2 68 (7.26%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.82%) Salt
4 15 (1.60%) Ansible
5 9 (0.96%) ZABBIX
5 9 (0.96%) RANCID
6 8 (0.85%) Kibana
7 7 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.75%) HAProxy
8 6 (0.64%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.64%) Nagios
9 5 (0.53%) Rundeck
10 4 (0.43%) Graylog
10 4 (0.43%) Graphite
10 4 (0.43%) Zenoss
10 4 (0.43%) Oozie
11 3 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.21%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 47 (5.02%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.70%) Oracle
3 30 (3.21%) hybris
4 27 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (2.46%) VMware
6 21 (2.24%) Google
7 17 (1.82%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.82%) WSO2
8 15 (1.60%) New Relic
9 13 (1.39%) IBM
10 12 (1.28%) SAP
11 11 (1.18%) Perforce
11 11 (1.18%) SaltStack
12 10 (1.07%) Coverity
12 10 (1.07%) Cisco
12 10 (1.07%) Citrix
12 10 (1.07%) Juniper
13 9 (0.96%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.96%) SolarWinds
13 9 (0.96%) Infoblox
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £490 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day for 6 months
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day for 6 months
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago