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 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 255 289 417
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +128
Contract jobs citing Kanban 438 326 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.61% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.83% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 264 132
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
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
41933 39117 41115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.18% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26041 24038 23859
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1160 1070 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 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 1 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
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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 +33 406 £425 +3.34% 164
London +38 286 £450 +5.88% 80
South East +36 75 £390 -2.50% 26
City of London +14 53 £438 -6.91% 12
Hampshire -5 28 £400 - 6
Berkshire +31 23 £375 -13.04% 4
Wales - 21 £350 - 1
Southampton +3 18 £365 +2.81% 4
South Wales - 18 £350 -
East Midlands +11 15 £375 - 6
Surrey +13 14 £406 +8.33% 6
Reading +17 10 £500 +60.00% 2
Nottinghamshire - 10 £475 - 4
South West -40 8 £350 -5.40% 6
Nottingham - 8 £475 - 4
East of England -24 6 £275 -35.29% 12
East Sussex - 6 £370 - 1
Brighton - 6 £370 - 1
Coventry -7 5 £625 -
North West -8 5 £423 +30.00% 17
West Midlands -11 5 £625 +47.05% 5
Yorkshire -11 5 £400 +33.33% 9
Cambridgeshire -11 5 £275 -35.29% 5
Cambridge -6 4 £438 -20.45% 4
Edinburgh -9 4 £475 +46.15% 1
West Yorkshire -12 4 £488 +62.50% 4
Leeds -14 4 £488 +62.50% 3
Scotland -20 4 £475 +5.55% 3
Buckinghamshire - 4 £450 -
Woking - 4 £438 -

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 700 (85.47%) Scrum
2 428 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
3 417 (50.92%) TDD
4 306 (37.36%) Java
5 257 (31.38%) BDD
6 201 (24.54%) Continuous Integration
7 195 (23.81%) HTML
8 181 (22.10%) JavaScript
9 160 (19.54%) Web Services
10 158 (19.29%) CSS
11 132 (16.12%) C#
12 128 (15.63%) .NET
13 125 (15.26%) MVC
14 120 (14.65%) Git (software)
14 120 (14.65%) HTML5
15 111 (13.55%) Ruby
16 110 (13.43%) Finance
17 107 (13.06%) Subversion
18 106 (12.94%) OO
19 105 (12.82%) Spring
19 105 (12.82%) JIRA
20 104 (12.70%) Open Source
21 97 (11.84%) Selenium
22 95 (11.60%) E-Commerce
23 94 (11.48%) XML
24 91 (11.11%) User Stories
25 88 (10.74%) Cucumber
25 88 (10.74%) REST
25 88 (10.74%) Python
26 86 (10.50%) NoSQL

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 53 (6.47%) Tomcat
2 48 (5.86%) Apache
3 46 (5.62%) Node.js
4 40 (4.88%) CMS
5 36 (4.40%) SharePoint
6 29 (3.54%) Confluence
7 19 (2.32%) Drupal
8 17 (2.08%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.47%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.22%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.10%) NServiceBus
12 8 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.85%) JCAPS
13 7 (0.85%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
16 4 (0.49%) Jetty
17 3 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (1.59%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (1.34%) MS Excel
4 9 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.85%) MS Office
6 4 (0.49%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.24%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.12%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.12%) Endur
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.12%) Summit
3 1 (0.12%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.12%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.12%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.95%) Amazon S3
4 12 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.98%) SaaS
7 7 (0.85%) ElastiCache
7 7 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (0.85%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.85%) GitHub
8 4 (0.49%) Heroku
9 3 (0.37%) PaaS
9 3 (0.37%) Office 365
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.01%) HTTP
2 30 (3.66%) Internet
3 18 (2.20%) LDAP
4 12 (1.47%) SSL
5 10 (1.22%) DNS
6 8 (0.98%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.61%) Firewall
7 5 (0.61%) Intranet
8 4 (0.49%) NetScreen
8 4 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.49%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (0.37%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.37%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.24%) Extranet
11 1 (0.12%) MPLS
11 1 (0.12%) OSPF
11 1 (0.12%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.50%) NoSQL
2 79 (9.65%) MongoDB
3 73 (8.91%) MySQL
4 69 (8.42%) SQL Server
5 56 (6.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (3.17%) Big Data
8 17 (2.08%) Redis
9 16 (1.95%) Relational Database
10 13 (1.59%) QlikView
11 12 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.34%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.85%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.85%) CouchDB
14 7 (0.85%) RavenDB
14 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 120 (14.65%) Git (software)
2 107 (13.06%) Subversion
3 105 (12.82%) JIRA
4 97 (11.84%) Selenium
5 88 (10.74%) Cucumber
6 86 (10.50%) Jenkins
7 79 (9.65%) JUnit
8 75 (9.16%) Maven
9 54 (6.59%) WebDriver
10 34 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (3.66%) TeamCity
12 27 (3.30%) TestNG
13 25 (3.05%) Visual Studio
13 25 (3.05%) Hudson
14 24 (2.93%) JMeter
15 23 (2.81%) NUnit
15 23 (2.81%) JBehave
16 22 (2.69%) Ant
17 19 (2.32%) Bugzilla
18 17 (2.08%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 110 (13.43%) Finance
2 59 (7.20%) Publishing
3 43 (5.25%) Banking
4 27 (3.30%) Marketing
5 26 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.17%) Games
6 17 (2.08%) Back Office
7 16 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.71%) Front Office
8 14 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.59%) Electronics
10 12 (1.47%) Retail
11 10 (1.22%) Law
12 7 (0.85%) Legal
12 7 (0.85%) German Language
13 6 (0.73%) French Language
14 4 (0.49%) Advertising
14 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 334 (40.78%) Developer
2 102 (12.45%) Java Developer
3 93 (11.36%) ScrumMaster
4 84 (10.26%) Analyst
5 56 (6.84%) Business Analyst
6 51 (6.23%) Agile Coach
7 48 (5.86%) Project Manager
8 45 (5.49%) Tester
9 40 (4.88%) .NET Developer
9 40 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
10 37 (4.52%) Architect
11 35 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
12 34 (4.15%) Senior Developer
13 32 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
14 28 (3.42%) Technical Architect
14 28 (3.42%) C# Developer
15 25 (3.05%) Lead Developer
16 24 (2.93%) iOS Developer
17 23 (2.81%) Agile Project Manager
17 23 (2.81%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (23.81%) HTML
2 160 (19.54%) Web Services
3 158 (19.29%) CSS
4 128 (15.63%) .NET
5 120 (14.65%) HTML5
6 105 (12.82%) Spring
7 94 (11.48%) XML
8 88 (10.74%) REST
9 84 (10.26%) CSS3
9 84 (10.26%) jQuery
10 83 (10.13%) JSON
11 72 (8.79%) RESTful
12 59 (7.20%) AngularJS
13 57 (6.96%) SOAP
14 56 (6.84%) Ajax
15 52 (6.35%) ASP.NET
15 52 (6.35%) Backbone.js
16 47 (5.74%) Hibernate
17 45 (5.49%) Spring MVC
18 34 (4.15%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 104 (12.70%) Open Source
2 55 (6.72%) Mobile App
2 55 (6.72%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.66%) Client/Server
4 22 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (2.32%) iPhone
5 19 (2.32%) Visualisation
6 18 (2.20%) iPad
7 14 (1.71%) Online Games
7 14 (1.71%) DTV
8 12 (1.47%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.34%) Fixed Income
10 8 (0.98%) GIS
10 8 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.85%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.85%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (0.61%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 83 (10.13%) Linux
2 58 (7.08%) UNIX
3 48 (5.86%) Apple iOS
4 28 (3.42%) CentOS
5 24 (2.93%) Android
6 19 (2.32%) Windows
7 15 (1.83%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.59%) Solaris
9 12 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.85%) AIX
10 7 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) zOS
13 1 (0.12%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.12%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 700 (85.47%) Scrum
2 428 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
3 417 (50.92%) TDD
4 257 (31.38%) BDD
5 201 (24.54%) Continuous Integration
6 125 (15.26%) MVC
7 106 (12.94%) OO
8 95 (11.60%) E-Commerce
9 91 (11.11%) User Stories
10 71 (8.67%) Pair Programming
11 67 (8.18%) DevOps
12 63 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 63 (7.69%) Project Management
13 60 (7.33%) Test Automation
13 60 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 55 (6.72%) SOA
15 52 (6.35%) Extreme Programming
16 46 (5.62%) Automated Testing
17 43 (5.25%) PRINCE2
18 42 (5.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 306 (37.36%) Java
2 181 (22.10%) JavaScript
3 132 (16.12%) C#
4 111 (13.55%) Ruby
5 88 (10.74%) Python
6 77 (9.40%) Scala
7 55 (6.72%) SQL
8 37 (4.52%) Perl
9 34 (4.15%) PHP
9 34 (4.15%) Objective-C
10 32 (3.91%) Groovy
11 22 (2.69%) C++
12 16 (1.95%) XAML
12 16 (1.95%) C
13 13 (1.59%) VB
13 13 (1.59%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.34%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.10%) Clojure
16 8 (0.98%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (7.20%) Degree
2 39 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.40%) ISEB
4 32 (3.91%) ISTQB
5 27 (3.30%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.49%) CCNP
7 4 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.37%) MCSE
8 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.37%) APMP
9 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.24%) PMP
10 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (7.33%) QA
2 13 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (2.44%) vCloud
2 9 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.85%) Xen
3 7 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.61%) Varnish
5 4 (0.49%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.49%) NFS
6 3 (0.37%) XenServer
6 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.24%) vSphere
7 2 (0.24%) HDFS
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
8 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 60 (7.33%) Puppet
2 39 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (4.03%) Nagios
4 24 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (1.95%) ZABBIX
6 12 (1.47%) Zenoss
6 12 (1.47%) Ansible
7 11 (1.34%) Kibana
7 11 (1.34%) Graylog2
8 9 (1.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 9 (1.10%) Cobbler
9 8 (0.98%) Opsview
10 7 (0.85%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.73%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.61%) Control-M
13 4 (0.49%) YUM
13 4 (0.49%) Salt
14 3 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.37%) SCCM
14 3 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (6.23%) Oracle
2 47 (5.74%) Microsoft
3 24 (2.93%) Splunk
4 23 (2.81%) Apple
5 19 (2.32%) SAP
6 17 (2.08%) New Relic
7 16 (1.95%) hybris
7 16 (1.95%) VMware
8 15 (1.83%) Perforce
9 12 (1.47%) Google
10 10 (1.22%) JBoss
10 10 (1.22%) HP
11 9 (1.10%) Rackspace
12 7 (0.85%) Infoblox
12 7 (0.85%) Dell
12 7 (0.85%) Adobe
12 7 (0.85%) Citrix
12 7 (0.85%) Zend
12 7 (0.85%) Informatica
13 6 (0.73%) Veritas
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