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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 265 264 338
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +74
Contract jobs citing Kanban 422 396 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.73% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.97% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 297 185
Average daily rate
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£425 £423 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
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
42679 40798 35545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.90% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26665 25518 21197
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1239 1169 1080
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 May 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 May 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
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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 0 398 £425 - 194
London -7 240 £450 +5.88% 84
South East +16 52 £375 -9.09% 35
City of London +1 51 £409 -13.94% 18
North West -4 30 £450 +20.00% 21
Berkshire +13 23 £350 -12.50% 7
Yorkshire -2 21 £425 +27.81% 12
Scotland +15 19 £425 -26.08% 2
East Midlands +3 18 £450 +21.62% 5
East of England +8 16 £425 +14.86% 14
Manchester -6 15 £450 +38.46% 16
West Yorkshire -11 14 £420 +26.31% 5
Leeds -14 14 £420 +26.31% 4
Reading +6 12 £400 - 6
Hampshire +5 12 £388 +0.12% 6
Northamptonshire -4 12 £450 +5.88%
Glasgow +4 11 £425 - 2
Northampton +5 9 £463 +8.82%
Southampton -8 8 £370 -4.51% 1
South West -23 8 £438 +9.37% 4
Edinburgh +9 7 £375 -34.78%
West Midlands -8 7 £400 -14.89% 13
Bristol +2 6 £438 +29.62% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £275 -26.66% 3
Suffolk - 5 £425 - 2
Leicestershire +6 4 £375 - 1
Wales -16 4 £425 +18.46% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £313 - 3
East Sussex - 4 £400 - 2
Leicester - 4 £375 -

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 827 (95.72%) Agile Software Development
2 727 (84.14%) Scrum
3 416 (48.15%) TDD
4 344 (39.81%) Java
5 295 (34.14%) BDD
6 264 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
7 192 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 183 (21.18%) HTML
9 164 (18.98%) CSS
10 153 (17.71%) Web Services
11 140 (16.20%) E-Commerce
12 134 (15.51%) .NET
13 131 (15.16%) Ruby
14 124 (14.35%) Git (software)
15 121 (14.00%) REST
15 121 (14.00%) Spring
15 121 (14.00%) Finance
16 118 (13.66%) DevOps
17 113 (13.08%) JIRA
18 111 (12.85%) Cucumber
19 106 (12.27%) MVC
20 99 (11.46%) C#
20 99 (11.46%) HTML5
21 98 (11.34%) JSON
22 97 (11.23%) Jenkins
23 94 (10.88%) Selenium
23 94 (10.88%) Linux
23 94 (10.88%) OO
24 92 (10.65%) RESTful
25 89 (10.30%) Python

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 56 (6.48%) Node.js
2 49 (5.67%) Tomcat
3 48 (5.56%) Apache
3 48 (5.56%) Confluence
4 23 (2.66%) OpenStack
5 16 (1.85%) CMS
6 14 (1.62%) JBoss
6 14 (1.62%) Drupal
7 12 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.39%) nginx
8 8 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.81%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.46%) IIS
10 4 (0.46%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.46%) Jetty
11 3 (0.35%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.35%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 26 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.04%) MS Office
4 7 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.81%) MS Project
5 4 (0.46%) Mingle
6 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.35%) Global One
4 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Unica
5 1 (0.12%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 67 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.74%) Amazon S3
4 14 (1.62%) SaaS
5 12 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.58%) Force.com
9 5 (0.58%) Trello
10 4 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.46%) Route 53
11 3 (0.35%) GitHub
11 3 (0.35%) PaaS
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.47%) HTTP
2 29 (3.36%) Internet
3 10 (1.16%) Firewall
4 9 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.04%) VPN
5 7 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (0.81%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (0.81%) Network Security
5 7 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (0.81%) BGP
5 7 (0.81%) MPLS
5 7 (0.81%) OSPF
5 7 (0.81%) NetScreen
5 7 (0.81%) TACACS
5 7 (0.81%) IPsec
5 7 (0.81%) Wireless
5 7 (0.81%) VoIP
6 6 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 81 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 53 (6.13%) MongoDB
4 51 (5.90%) MySQL
5 31 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (2.66%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (2.20%) Big Data
10 19 (2.20%) Redis
10 19 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.74%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.50%) Couchbase
13 12 (1.39%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.69%) WhereScape RED
15 6 (0.69%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 124 (14.35%) Git (software)
2 113 (13.08%) JIRA
3 111 (12.85%) Cucumber
4 97 (11.23%) Jenkins
5 94 (10.88%) Selenium
6 77 (8.91%) Maven
7 61 (7.06%) Subversion
8 59 (6.83%) JUnit
9 41 (4.75%) WebDriver
10 39 (4.51%) TeamCity
11 26 (3.01%) Hudson
11 26 (3.01%) Calabash
12 24 (2.78%) NUnit
13 22 (2.55%) Mockito
14 20 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (1.85%) JBehave
16 15 (1.74%) Appium
16 15 (1.74%) Visual Studio
17 12 (1.39%) Ant
17 12 (1.39%) Android Studio
General
1 121 (14.00%) Finance
2 43 (4.98%) Games
3 30 (3.47%) Banking
4 26 (3.01%) Retail
5 23 (2.66%) Publishing
6 19 (2.20%) Marketing
7 17 (1.97%) Front Office
8 15 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.58%) Electronics
13 4 (0.46%) Advertising
13 4 (0.46%) French Language
13 4 (0.46%) German Language
14 3 (0.35%) Back Office
15 2 (0.23%) Automotive
15 2 (0.23%) Billing
15 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 372 (43.06%) Developer
2 125 (14.47%) Java Developer
3 83 (9.61%) Senior Developer
4 74 (8.56%) ScrumMaster
4 74 (8.56%) Analyst
5 62 (7.18%) Architect
6 52 (6.02%) Project Manager
7 48 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 44 (5.09%) .NET Developer
9 41 (4.75%) Agile Coach
10 36 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 36 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 35 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
12 34 (3.94%) Technical Architect
13 33 (3.82%) Agile Business Analyst
14 31 (3.59%) Tester
15 27 (3.13%) Consultant
16 26 (3.01%) Agile Project Manager
17 25 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
18 24 (2.78%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (21.18%) HTML
2 164 (18.98%) CSS
3 153 (17.71%) Web Services
4 134 (15.51%) .NET
5 121 (14.00%) REST
5 121 (14.00%) Spring
6 99 (11.46%) HTML5
7 98 (11.34%) JSON
8 92 (10.65%) RESTful
9 81 (9.38%) AngularJS
10 75 (8.68%) CSS3
11 70 (8.10%) XML
12 63 (7.29%) Hibernate
13 58 (6.71%) Ajax
14 52 (6.02%) J2EE
15 48 (5.56%) SOAP
15 48 (5.56%) jQuery
16 43 (4.98%) Spring MVC
17 42 (4.86%) Backbone.js
17 42 (4.86%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.61%) User Experience
2 70 (8.10%) Open Source
3 46 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 30 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.55%) Visualisation
6 19 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 18 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 17 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (1.85%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.50%) Computer Science
11 12 (1.39%) iPad
11 12 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
12 11 (1.27%) Online Games
13 10 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.04%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.93%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.93%) DTV
15 8 (0.93%) iPhone
15 8 (0.93%) Video on Demand
16 7 (0.81%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 94 (10.88%) Linux
2 56 (6.48%) Android
3 47 (5.44%) Apple iOS
4 45 (5.21%) Windows
5 29 (3.36%) UNIX
6 23 (2.66%) CentOS
7 9 (1.04%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.58%) Fedora
8 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.23%) Solaris
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) SUSE
10 1 (0.12%) MVS
10 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 827 (95.72%) Agile Software Development
2 727 (84.14%) Scrum
3 416 (48.15%) TDD
4 295 (34.14%) BDD
5 264 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
6 140 (16.20%) E-Commerce
7 118 (13.66%) DevOps
8 106 (12.27%) MVC
9 94 (10.88%) OO
10 78 (9.03%) User Stories
11 73 (8.45%) Pair Programming
12 67 (7.75%) Mentoring
13 55 (6.37%) Project Management
14 54 (6.25%) Configuration Management
14 54 (6.25%) Test Automation
15 48 (5.56%) Unit Testing
16 46 (5.32%) OOP
16 46 (5.32%) Coaching
17 45 (5.21%) Software Engineering
18 44 (5.09%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 344 (39.81%) Java
2 192 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 131 (15.16%) Ruby
4 99 (11.46%) C#
5 89 (10.30%) Python
6 87 (10.07%) SQL
7 71 (8.22%) Scala
8 48 (5.56%) PHP
9 31 (3.59%) Perl
10 24 (2.78%) Groovy
11 21 (2.43%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.31%) VB.NET
13 19 (2.20%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.74%) C++
15 13 (1.50%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.04%) VB
17 7 (0.81%) Clojure
18 6 (0.69%) C
19 5 (0.58%) Apex Code
19 5 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (5.56%) Degree
2 20 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.93%) PMP
4 8 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 7 (0.81%) ISEB
5 7 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (0.81%) CCNP
6 6 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.35%) MCTS
7 3 (0.35%) MCITP
7 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) OCP
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.22%) QA
2 9 (1.04%) SLA
3 2 (0.23%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (2.66%) vCloud
3 19 (2.20%) VirtualBox
4 16 (1.85%) vSphere
5 15 (1.74%) Varnish
5 15 (1.74%) Docker
6 3 (0.35%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.23%) XenApp
7 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 69 (7.99%) Puppet
2 41 (4.75%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.31%) Vagrant
3 20 (2.31%) ZABBIX
4 16 (1.85%) Kibana
5 12 (1.39%) Ansible
6 9 (1.04%) Zenoss
6 9 (1.04%) Graphite
6 9 (1.04%) Graylog
6 9 (1.04%) Salt
6 9 (1.04%) Nagios
7 7 (0.81%) RANCID
8 4 (0.46%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.46%) Cobbler
8 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (0.35%) Oozie
9 3 (0.35%) logstash
9 3 (0.35%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (5.56%) Oracle
2 47 (5.44%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.36%) VMware
4 28 (3.24%) hybris
5 18 (2.08%) Google
5 18 (2.08%) Perforce
6 13 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.39%) Sybase
8 11 (1.27%) New Relic
8 11 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.27%) IBM
9 10 (1.16%) Adobe
9 10 (1.16%) Splunk
10 9 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 9 (1.04%) Citrix
10 9 (1.04%) SAP
11 7 (0.81%) Tableau
11 7 (0.81%) F5
11 7 (0.81%) SolarWinds
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £700 to £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Perm Salary £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £400 per day + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £420 - £520 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago