The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 258 340 438
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +98
Contract jobs citing Kanban 413 224 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.46% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 178 93
Average daily rate £413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41264 35135 42029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.48% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25706 20929 23993
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1171 1050 1421
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +68 390 £415 -2.35% 149
London +81 268 £425 -5.55% 83
City of London +32 54 £475 +2.70% 14
South West +19 41 £400 +23.07% 10
South East -12 28 £406 +1.56% 20
Devon - 20 £413 - 1
Wales -9 18 £359 -16.81% 6
South Wales -9 16 £359 -16.81% 6
North West -16 15 £375 +13.63% 15
East of England -21 15 £375 -16.66% 8
Yorkshire -40 14 £333 +2.30% 6
West Yorkshire -37 13 £333 +2.30% 5
Surrey 0 12 £426 - 6
Leeds -45 11 £333 +2.30% 5
Bristol - 10 £325 - 6
Essex - 10 £350 -
East Midlands -11 9 £370 -26.00% 5
Cheshire 0 8 £425 - 5
Hampshire -6 8 £388 -3.12% 2
Basingstoke +15 7 £388 -3.12% 1
Gloucestershire +10 7 £425 +30.76%
Berkshire +3 7 £400 +14.28% 1
Manchester -4 7 £325 -1.51% 10
Newport -10 6 £338 -34.14% 5
Luton - 4 £375 -
Derby - 4 £348 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £375 -
Derbyshire - 4 £348 -
Scotland -1 3 £575 +64.28%
Northamptonshire -9 3 £425 -15.00% 2

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 619 (88.18%) Scrum
2 405 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 361 (51.42%) TDD
4 262 (37.32%) Java
5 232 (33.05%) BDD
6 219 (31.20%) Continuous Integration
7 207 (29.49%) HTML
8 196 (27.92%) JavaScript
9 183 (26.07%) C#
10 179 (25.50%) CSS
11 148 (21.08%) .NET
12 137 (19.52%) Git (software)
13 126 (17.95%) Web Services
14 125 (17.81%) jQuery
15 119 (16.95%) HTML5
16 111 (15.81%) SQL Server
17 109 (15.53%) Spring
18 108 (15.38%) MVC
19 105 (14.96%) Ruby
20 103 (14.67%) Subversion
21 102 (14.53%) E-Commerce
22 88 (12.54%) JSON
23 82 (11.68%) XML
24 81 (11.54%) Pair Programming
25 79 (11.25%) Finance
25 79 (11.25%) Cucumber
26 78 (11.11%) OO
27 73 (10.40%) JIRA
27 73 (10.40%) Open Source
27 73 (10.40%) CSS3

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 54 (7.69%) CMS
2 35 (4.99%) Umbraco
3 31 (4.42%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.70%) Node.js
5 24 (3.42%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.42%) Drupal
6 20 (2.85%) Confluence
7 13 (1.85%) Apache Solr
8 12 (1.71%) Apache
9 10 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.42%) MS Exchange
10 9 (1.28%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.14%) NServiceBus
12 7 (1.00%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.71%) nginx
14 4 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.43%) WordPress
15 3 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 24 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.28%) MS Office
4 8 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) Mingle
7 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 29 (4.13%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.14%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.14%) Endur
3 1 (0.14%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (2.99%) SaaS
4 10 (1.42%) Joyent
5 7 (1.00%) Office 365
6 6 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.71%) GitHub
8 4 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.28%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.14%) PaaS
10 1 (0.14%) IaaS
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.56%) HTTP
2 10 (1.42%) Internet
3 9 (1.28%) LDAP
4 8 (1.14%) DNS
5 7 (1.00%) SSL
6 4 (0.57%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.43%) VoIP
7 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.28%) Intranet
8 2 (0.28%) SMTP
8 2 (0.28%) DSL
9 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.14%) SSH
9 1 (0.14%) Firewall
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.83%) MongoDB
3 68 (9.69%) NoSQL
4 63 (8.97%) MySQL
5 48 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (1.71%) Big Data
11 11 (1.57%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (1.28%) RavenDB
13 6 (0.85%) Redis
14 4 (0.57%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.57%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.43%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 137 (19.52%) Git (software)
2 103 (14.67%) Subversion
3 79 (11.25%) Cucumber
4 73 (10.40%) JIRA
5 71 (10.11%) JUnit
6 64 (9.12%) Selenium
7 44 (6.27%) Maven
8 43 (6.13%) TeamCity
9 38 (5.41%) Hudson
10 36 (5.13%) JBehave
10 36 (5.13%) Jenkins
11 35 (4.99%) Mercurial
12 29 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (3.56%) SpecFlow
14 21 (2.99%) WebDriver
14 21 (2.99%) Capybara
15 17 (2.42%) JMeter
15 17 (2.42%) Visual Studio
16 15 (2.14%) Eclipse
17 14 (1.99%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 79 (11.25%) Finance
2 32 (4.56%) Publishing
3 30 (4.27%) Banking
4 29 (4.13%) Back Office
5 23 (3.28%) Games
6 17 (2.42%) Retail
6 17 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.99%) Marketing
8 13 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.14%) Electronics
11 6 (0.85%) Law
12 5 (0.71%) Advertising
13 4 (0.57%) Front Office
14 2 (0.28%) Legal
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
14 2 (0.28%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 355 (50.57%) Developer
2 90 (12.82%) Java Developer
3 69 (9.83%) ScrumMaster
4 65 (9.26%) .NET Developer
5 50 (7.12%) Analyst
6 42 (5.98%) C# Developer
6 42 (5.98%) Tester
7 39 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 35 (4.99%) Agile Coach
8 35 (4.99%) Senior Developer
9 34 (4.84%) Business Analyst
10 33 (4.70%) Project Manager
11 30 (4.27%) Architect
12 25 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 22 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
14 21 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
14 21 (2.99%) SQL Developer
15 20 (2.85%) Agile C# Developer
16 18 (2.56%) Web Developer
16 18 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (29.49%) HTML
2 179 (25.50%) CSS
3 148 (21.08%) .NET
4 126 (17.95%) Web Services
5 125 (17.81%) jQuery
6 119 (16.95%) HTML5
7 109 (15.53%) Spring
8 88 (12.54%) JSON
9 82 (11.68%) XML
10 73 (10.40%) CSS3
11 71 (10.11%) REST
12 65 (9.26%) ASP.NET
13 57 (8.12%) RESTful
14 56 (7.98%) SOAP
15 55 (7.83%) .NET Framework
16 54 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 53 (7.55%) Ajax
18 48 (6.84%) AngularJS
19 47 (6.70%) Hibernate
20 46 (6.55%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.40%) Open Source
2 32 (4.56%) Mobile App
3 21 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.14%) iPad
4 15 (2.14%) NHS
5 11 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
5 11 (1.57%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.42%) Digital Media
6 10 (1.42%) Taxonomies
7 9 (1.28%) Online Games
7 9 (1.28%) DTV
8 8 (1.14%) Blog
9 7 (1.00%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.00%) IPTV
9 7 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
9 7 (1.00%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.00%) Social Media
10 6 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 66 (9.40%) Linux
2 54 (7.69%) UNIX
3 53 (7.55%) Windows
4 41 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 35 (4.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (3.70%) Android
8 7 (1.00%) CentOS
8 7 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.85%) Solaris
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.28%) zOS
11 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Gentoo
12 1 (0.14%) AIX
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (88.18%) Scrum
2 405 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 361 (51.42%) TDD
4 232 (33.05%) BDD
5 219 (31.20%) Continuous Integration
6 108 (15.38%) MVC
7 102 (14.53%) E-Commerce
8 81 (11.54%) Pair Programming
9 78 (11.11%) OO
10 70 (9.97%) Test Automation
11 59 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 58 (8.26%) Project Management
13 55 (7.83%) Software Engineering
14 54 (7.69%) Automated Testing
15 46 (6.55%) User Stories
16 43 (6.13%) Extreme Programming
17 42 (5.98%) SEO
17 42 (5.98%) SOA
18 41 (5.84%) Analytics
19 37 (5.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 262 (37.32%) Java
2 196 (27.92%) JavaScript
3 183 (26.07%) C#
4 105 (14.96%) Ruby
5 70 (9.97%) SQL
6 61 (8.69%) Python
7 56 (7.98%) Scala
8 47 (6.70%) PHP
9 37 (5.27%) Groovy
10 21 (2.99%) C++
11 18 (2.56%) Objective-C
11 18 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.28%) Perl
13 12 (1.71%) C
14 10 (1.42%) Clojure
15 9 (1.28%) XAML
15 9 (1.28%) VB
16 7 (1.00%) VB6
16 7 (1.00%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (4.27%) ISTQB
2 23 (3.28%) ISEB
3 21 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.56%) Degree
5 9 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PMP
8 1 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.26%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) WAI
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (1.57%) Varnish
2 7 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.71%) Xen
4 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.14%) NFS
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (3.99%) Puppet
2 25 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (1.42%) Nagios
5 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (0.57%) Cobbler
5 4 (0.57%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.43%) SCCM
6 3 (0.43%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.28%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.14%) YUM
Vendors
1 52 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.13%) Google
3 29 (4.13%) Venda
4 25 (3.56%) Oracle
5 18 (2.56%) Rackspace
6 13 (1.85%) SAP
6 13 (1.85%) JBoss
7 12 (1.71%) hybris
8 11 (1.57%) VMware
9 10 (1.42%) Twitter
10 7 (1.00%) HP
11 6 (0.85%) Splunk
11 6 (0.85%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.71%) DevExpress
12 5 (0.71%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.71%) Dell
12 5 (0.71%) New Relic
13 4 (0.57%) Veritas
13 4 (0.57%) Apple
13 4 (0.57%) Mercator
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £415 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-380 Per Day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-450 Per Day
Posted: 11 days ago