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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 219 264 296
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +32
Contract jobs citing Kanban 609 426 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 0.77% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.01% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 309 264
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +54 585 £450 +5.88% 234
London +41 368 £463 +2.77% 134
City of London +16 64 £450 +5.88% 22
South East -28 62 £403 +7.33% 36
North West +2 39 £413 -2.36% 19
East of England +35 38 £400 +45.45% 8
Yorkshire -2 32 £343 -14.37% 12
West Yorkshire -2 24 £343 -29.74% 7
Leeds -7 24 £343 -29.74% 6
South West +5 23 £425 +21.42% 12
Oxfordshire - 22 £413 - 4
Cheshire +9 18 £500 - 3
Manchester -3 18 £400 - 15
Oxford - 18 £419 - 3
Bristol +10 15 £425 +13.33% 3
North East -11 15 £450 -10.00% 2
Hampshire -18 15 £370 -5.12% 11
Tyne and Wear -12 14 £450 -10.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 14 £450 -10.00% 2
Essex - 13 £589 -
Surrey -5 12 £400 -1.53% 6
Scotland +3 11 £386 -18.68% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 11 £403 +46.36% 4
Edinburgh -7 10 £360 -24.21% 2
Cambridge -1 9 £403 -8.00% 4
Berkshire -20 6 £400 +6.66% 4
North Yorkshire - 6 £370 - 3
Norwich - 6 £376 -
York - 6 £370 - 3
Norfolk - 6 £376 -

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1003 (95.07%) Agile Software Development
2 903 (85.59%) Scrum
3 537 (50.90%) TDD
4 385 (36.49%) Java
5 321 (30.43%) BDD
6 305 (28.91%) Continuous Integration
7 285 (27.01%) JavaScript
8 272 (25.78%) HTML
9 226 (21.42%) CSS
10 216 (20.47%) Web Services
11 192 (18.20%) HTML5
12 173 (16.40%) E-Commerce
13 164 (15.55%) Pair Programming
14 161 (15.26%) Git (software)
15 153 (14.50%) MVC
16 149 (14.12%) REST
17 143 (13.55%) Finance
17 143 (13.55%) .NET
17 143 (13.55%) Spring
18 137 (12.99%) OO
19 136 (12.89%) JIRA
20 133 (12.61%) Ruby
21 131 (12.42%) RESTful
21 131 (12.42%) AngularJS
22 130 (12.32%) C#
23 129 (12.23%) QA
24 122 (11.56%) SQL
25 117 (11.09%) User Stories
26 116 (11.00%) Scala
27 114 (10.81%) SOA

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 72 (6.82%) Confluence
2 70 (6.64%) Node.js
3 43 (4.08%) Apache
4 34 (3.22%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.09%) MQSeries
5 22 (2.09%) CMS
6 18 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 15 (1.42%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.23%) nginx
9 11 (1.04%) Apache Solr
9 11 (1.04%) JBoss
10 9 (0.85%) Drupal
11 8 (0.76%) GlassFish
11 8 (0.76%) Apache Pig
11 8 (0.76%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.66%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.57%) WordPress
13 6 (0.57%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (2.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.14%) MS Office
4 7 (0.66%) MS Project
5 6 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.095%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.85%) Magento
2 6 (0.57%) SAP PP
3 4 (0.38%) SAP QM
3 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Unica
6 1 (0.095%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 83 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.71%) SaaS
2 18 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (1.52%) GitHub
4 8 (0.76%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.66%) Heroku
6 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.57%) Route 53
6 6 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.47%) Office 365
8 4 (0.38%) Force.com
8 4 (0.38%) Engine Yard
8 4 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.28%) Symantec.cloud
9 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.095%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.095%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.36%) HTTP
2 35 (3.32%) Internet
3 27 (2.56%) SSL
4 23 (2.18%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.23%) Firewall
6 12 (1.14%) IPsec
6 12 (1.14%) Network Security
7 11 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (1.04%) Cisco PIX
7 11 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 11 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (1.04%) Wireless
7 11 (1.04%) VPN
7 11 (1.04%) VoIP
7 11 (1.04%) MPLS
7 11 (1.04%) OSPF
7 11 (1.04%) BGP
7 11 (1.04%) TACACS
7 11 (1.04%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (9.95%) NoSQL
2 90 (8.53%) MongoDB
3 78 (7.39%) SQL Server
4 66 (6.26%) MySQL
5 58 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 47 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 31 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (2.94%) Big Data
8 29 (2.75%) Hadoop
9 18 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (1.71%) Redis
9 18 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.04%) Apache Hive
13 10 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.95%) Couchbase
14 8 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.57%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 161 (15.26%) Git (software)
2 136 (12.89%) JIRA
3 108 (10.24%) Jenkins
4 104 (9.86%) Subversion
5 87 (8.25%) Selenium
6 75 (7.11%) Cucumber
7 55 (5.21%) Maven
8 44 (4.17%) WebDriver
9 42 (3.98%) JUnit
10 28 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (2.37%) Mockito
12 21 (1.99%) Hudson
13 18 (1.71%) Appium
14 17 (1.61%) Grunt
15 16 (1.52%) Calabash
16 15 (1.42%) JBehave
17 14 (1.33%) NUnit
17 14 (1.33%) SpecFlow
17 14 (1.33%) Gradle
18 13 (1.23%) JMeter
General
1 143 (13.55%) Finance
2 51 (4.83%) Banking
3 43 (4.08%) Publishing
4 37 (3.51%) Retail
5 34 (3.22%) Games
6 20 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.42%) Marketing
8 13 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.23%) Front Office
9 12 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.85%) Billing
11 5 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.47%) Law
12 4 (0.38%) Legal
12 4 (0.38%) Back Office
13 3 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.095%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 484 (45.88%) Developer
2 168 (15.92%) Java Developer
3 100 (9.48%) ScrumMaster
4 95 (9.00%) Senior Developer
5 91 (8.63%) Analyst
6 76 (7.20%) Project Manager
7 74 (7.01%) Architect
8 71 (6.73%) Business Analyst
9 51 (4.83%) Technical Architect
10 48 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
11 46 (4.36%) Senior Java Developer
12 45 (4.27%) Agile Coach
13 39 (3.70%) .NET Developer
14 38 (3.60%) Agile Business Analyst
15 37 (3.51%) Agile Java Developer
16 36 (3.41%) C# Developer
17 35 (3.32%) Front-End Developer
18 31 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
18 31 (2.94%) Web Developer
19 27 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (25.78%) HTML
2 226 (21.42%) CSS
3 216 (20.47%) Web Services
4 192 (18.20%) HTML5
5 149 (14.12%) REST
6 143 (13.55%) .NET
6 143 (13.55%) Spring
7 131 (12.42%) RESTful
7 131 (12.42%) AngularJS
8 100 (9.48%) CSS3
9 97 (9.19%) XML
10 91 (8.63%) JSON
11 78 (7.39%) Ajax
12 76 (7.20%) jQuery
13 72 (6.82%) Hibernate
14 68 (6.45%) Backbone.js
15 64 (6.07%) J2EE
16 54 (5.12%) SOAP
17 42 (3.98%) Middleware
17 42 (3.98%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 113 (10.71%) User Experience
2 56 (5.31%) Mobile App
3 51 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 19 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 17 (1.61%) Data Centre
8 14 (1.33%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.14%) Wiki
9 12 (1.14%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
11 10 (0.95%) N-Tier
11 10 (0.95%) Blog
12 9 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (0.76%) Video on Demand
13 8 (0.76%) iPad
14 7 (0.66%) Online Games
14 7 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 94 (8.91%) Linux
2 63 (5.97%) Apple iOS
3 49 (4.64%) Windows
4 47 (4.45%) Android
5 38 (3.60%) UNIX
6 27 (2.56%) Mac OS X
7 12 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.85%) Windows Phone 7
8 9 (0.85%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.38%) Solaris
10 3 (0.28%) AIX
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.19%) CentOS
11 2 (0.19%) Fedora
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.095%) zOS
12 1 (0.095%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1003 (95.07%) Agile Software Development
2 903 (85.59%) Scrum
3 537 (50.90%) TDD
4 321 (30.43%) BDD
5 305 (28.91%) Continuous Integration
6 173 (16.40%) E-Commerce
7 164 (15.55%) Pair Programming
8 153 (14.50%) MVC
9 137 (12.99%) OO
10 117 (11.09%) User Stories
11 114 (10.81%) SOA
12 113 (10.71%) Open Source
13 112 (10.62%) Project Management
14 103 (9.76%) DevOps
15 98 (9.29%) Mentoring
16 97 (9.19%) Continuous Delivery
17 96 (9.10%) Coaching
18 90 (8.53%) Software Engineering
19 89 (8.44%) Automated Testing
20 82 (7.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 385 (36.49%) Java
2 285 (27.01%) JavaScript
3 133 (12.61%) Ruby
4 130 (12.32%) C#
5 122 (11.56%) SQL
6 116 (11.00%) Scala
7 67 (6.35%) Python
8 65 (6.16%) PHP
9 35 (3.32%) Groovy
10 34 (3.22%) C++
11 19 (1.80%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.61%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.42%) Clojure
14 13 (1.23%) C
14 13 (1.23%) Perl
15 12 (1.14%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.85%) PHP5
17 8 (0.76%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.66%) Go
18 7 (0.66%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 45 (4.27%) Degree
2 44 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.04%) CCNP
4 11 (1.04%) ISEB
4 11 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (0.95%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.66%) PMP
7 6 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.28%) PhD
10 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.095%) CISSP
10 1 (0.095%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.095%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (12.23%) QA
2 19 (1.80%) SLA
3 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.19%) HL7
4 2 (0.19%) WAI
4 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.095%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.095%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.095%) WCAG
5 1 (0.095%) EMIR
System Software
1 23 (2.18%) Docker
2 14 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.04%) vSphere
4 9 (0.85%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.57%) Varnish
5 6 (0.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.38%) vCloud
7 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.19%) HDFS
8 1 (0.095%) KVM
8 1 (0.095%) Xen
8 1 (0.095%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 66 (6.26%) Puppet
2 63 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.71%) Salt
4 13 (1.23%) Ansible
5 11 (1.04%) RANCID
6 9 (0.85%) Oozie
7 7 (0.66%) Vagrant
8 6 (0.57%) HAProxy
8 6 (0.57%) yum
8 6 (0.57%) Rundeck
9 5 (0.47%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.47%) Nagios
10 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.38%) Ambari
11 3 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.28%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.28%) Kibana
12 2 (0.19%) logstash
12 2 (0.19%) Graphite
12 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 50 (4.74%) Microsoft
2 45 (4.27%) Oracle
3 32 (3.03%) hybris
4 28 (2.65%) New Relic
5 27 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (1.80%) Google
7 17 (1.61%) VMware
7 17 (1.61%) WSO2
8 13 (1.23%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.14%) Perforce
9 12 (1.14%) Juniper
9 12 (1.14%) SAP
9 12 (1.14%) Cisco
9 12 (1.14%) IBM
9 12 (1.14%) SaltStack
9 12 (1.14%) SolarWinds
10 11 (1.04%) Infoblox
10 11 (1.04%) Citrix
10 11 (1.04%) F5
11 10 (0.95%) Coverity
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