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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 219 253 331
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +78
Contract jobs citing Kanban 578 430 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 0.79% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.03% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 315 213
Average daily rate
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£445 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £584 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 +45 549 £450 +5.88% 227
London +22 335 £464 +3.05% 102
City of London +16 76 £450 - 30
South East -22 51 £400 +6.66% 43
East of England +32 43 £360 -15.29% 8
North West -4 34 £425 +2.71% 33
Yorkshire +5 30 £375 -6.25% 13
South West +5 24 £403 +15.00% 17
West Yorkshire -3 23 £375 -6.25% 10
Essex - 22 £583 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 21 £450 -10.00% 2
North East -7 21 £450 -10.00% 2
Tyne and Wear -8 21 £450 -10.00% 2
Oxfordshire -4 20 £408 +16.42% 5
Leeds -6 20 £388 -3.12% 9
Cheshire +8 18 £500 +17.64% 7
Hampshire -9 17 £370 -4.51% 6
Oxford - 16 £403 - 3
Bristol +9 15 £425 - 9
Scotland +4 15 £360 - 4
Edinburgh +5 14 £360 - 2
Manchester +2 11 £375 -16.66% 23
Devon - 7 £350 - 2
Norwich - 6 £376 -
Norfolk - 6 £376 -
Suffolk - 6 £325 -
East Midlands 0 5 £450 +38.46% 3
York - 5 £370 - 2
North Yorkshire - 5 £370 - 2
West Midlands +2 4 £438 -30.00% 6

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 972 (95.20%) Agile Software Development
2 872 (85.41%) Scrum
3 505 (49.46%) TDD
4 362 (35.46%) Java
5 318 (31.15%) BDD
6 291 (28.50%) Continuous Integration
7 261 (25.56%) JavaScript
8 249 (24.39%) HTML
9 207 (20.27%) CSS
10 201 (19.69%) Web Services
11 172 (16.85%) HTML5
12 159 (15.57%) E-Commerce
13 153 (14.99%) REST
13 153 (14.99%) Git (software)
14 150 (14.69%) Finance
15 142 (13.91%) .NET
16 140 (13.71%) Ruby
17 139 (13.61%) Pair Programming
18 137 (13.42%) Spring
19 134 (13.12%) JIRA
20 133 (13.03%) RESTful
21 131 (12.83%) AngularJS
22 124 (12.14%) OO
23 122 (11.95%) C#
23 122 (11.95%) MVC
24 119 (11.66%) SQL
25 117 (11.46%) QA
26 111 (10.87%) Jenkins
26 111 (10.87%) NoSQL
27 109 (10.68%) JSON

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 71 (6.95%) Confluence
2 59 (5.78%) Node.js
3 52 (5.09%) Apache
4 35 (3.43%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.06%) CMS
6 19 (1.86%) MQSeries
7 15 (1.47%) nginx
7 15 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (1.37%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.18%) JBoss
11 10 (0.98%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.88%) GlassFish
13 8 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.78%) Drupal
14 6 (0.59%) WordPress
15 5 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.08%) MS Office
3 10 (0.98%) MS Project
4 8 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.098%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Magento
2 4 (0.39%) SAP PP
2 4 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.29%) SAP QM
4 2 (0.20%) Unica
5 1 (0.098%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.098%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 68 (6.66%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.67%) SaaS
3 15 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.98%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.69%) Route 53
5 7 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.49%) GitHub
6 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.49%) Force.com
6 5 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.39%) Heroku
7 4 (0.39%) Engine Yard
7 4 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.29%) Office 365
9 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.20%) Symantec.cloud
10 1 (0.098%) IaaS
10 1 (0.098%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.00%) HTTP
2 37 (3.62%) Internet
3 25 (2.45%) SSL
4 22 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.98%) IPsec
5 10 (0.98%) Network Security
6 9 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (0.88%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (0.88%) Firewall
6 9 (0.88%) Wireless
6 9 (0.88%) VPN
6 9 (0.88%) VoIP
6 9 (0.88%) MPLS
6 9 (0.88%) OSPF
6 9 (0.88%) BGP
6 9 (0.88%) TACACS
6 9 (0.88%) NetScreen
6 9 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (10.87%) NoSQL
2 89 (8.72%) MongoDB
3 76 (7.44%) SQL Server
4 69 (6.76%) MySQL
5 56 (5.48%) Relational Database
6 46 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 28 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (2.55%) Big Data
9 25 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (2.15%) Hadoop
11 20 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (1.86%) Redis
13 15 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.08%) Couchbase
15 10 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (0.69%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.69%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 153 (14.99%) Git (software)
2 134 (13.12%) JIRA
3 111 (10.87%) Jenkins
4 105 (10.28%) Subversion
5 91 (8.91%) Selenium
6 85 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 58 (5.68%) Maven
8 49 (4.80%) WebDriver
9 34 (3.33%) JUnit
10 27 (2.64%) Hudson
11 23 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (2.06%) Appium
13 19 (1.86%) Calabash
14 18 (1.76%) Mockito
15 16 (1.57%) TeamCity
15 16 (1.57%) JBehave
15 16 (1.57%) NUnit
15 16 (1.57%) Grunt
16 14 (1.37%) SpecFlow
17 13 (1.27%) JMeter
General
1 150 (14.69%) Finance
2 47 (4.60%) Banking
3 34 (3.33%) Retail
3 34 (3.33%) Games
4 29 (2.84%) Publishing
5 19 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.57%) Marketing
7 13 (1.27%) Front Office
8 11 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.78%) Billing
11 4 (0.39%) Law
11 4 (0.39%) Legal
11 4 (0.39%) Back Office
11 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.29%) Electronics
13 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.098%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.098%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 449 (43.98%) Developer
2 150 (14.69%) Java Developer
3 92 (9.01%) Senior Developer
4 88 (8.62%) ScrumMaster
5 87 (8.52%) Analyst
6 76 (7.44%) Architect
7 74 (7.25%) Project Manager
8 68 (6.66%) Business Analyst
9 55 (5.39%) Agile Coach
10 51 (5.00%) Technical Architect
11 44 (4.31%) Agile Project Manager
12 43 (4.21%) .NET Developer
13 42 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
14 36 (3.53%) Agile Business Analyst
15 35 (3.43%) Agile Java Developer
16 33 (3.23%) C# Developer
16 33 (3.23%) Software Engineer
17 29 (2.84%) Consultant
17 29 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
18 26 (2.55%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (24.39%) HTML
2 207 (20.27%) CSS
3 201 (19.69%) Web Services
4 172 (16.85%) HTML5
5 153 (14.99%) REST
6 142 (13.91%) .NET
7 137 (13.42%) Spring
8 133 (13.03%) RESTful
9 131 (12.83%) AngularJS
10 109 (10.68%) JSON
11 99 (9.70%) CSS3
12 90 (8.81%) XML
13 72 (7.05%) Ajax
14 70 (6.86%) Hibernate
15 65 (6.37%) jQuery
16 64 (6.27%) Backbone.js
17 61 (5.97%) J2EE
18 54 (5.29%) SOAP
19 44 (4.31%) Middleware
20 38 (3.72%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.19%) User Experience
2 62 (6.07%) Mobile App
3 50 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.25%) Visualisation
6 18 (1.76%) Digital Media
7 17 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.47%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.18%) Fixed Income
10 12 (1.18%) N-Tier
11 10 (0.98%) Blog
11 10 (0.98%) Data Structures
11 10 (0.98%) iPad
12 9 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (0.88%) Online Games
12 9 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (0.88%) iPhone
12 9 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 103 (10.09%) Linux
2 63 (6.17%) Apple iOS
3 51 (5.00%) Android
4 48 (4.70%) Windows
5 44 (4.31%) UNIX
6 25 (2.45%) Mac OS X
7 14 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.69%) Windows Phone 7
8 7 (0.69%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.59%) CentOS
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.20%) Fedora
10 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.20%) Solaris
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.098%) AIX
11 1 (0.098%) zOS
11 1 (0.098%) MVS
11 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 972 (95.20%) Agile Software Development
2 872 (85.41%) Scrum
3 505 (49.46%) TDD
4 318 (31.15%) BDD
5 291 (28.50%) Continuous Integration
6 159 (15.57%) E-Commerce
7 139 (13.61%) Pair Programming
8 124 (12.14%) OO
9 122 (11.95%) MVC
10 106 (10.38%) User Stories
11 104 (10.19%) Project Management
11 104 (10.19%) Open Source
12 102 (9.99%) DevOps
13 101 (9.89%) SOA
14 91 (8.91%) Software Engineering
15 88 (8.62%) Coaching
16 87 (8.52%) Mentoring
17 85 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
18 83 (8.13%) SDLC
19 69 (6.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 362 (35.46%) Java
2 261 (25.56%) JavaScript
3 140 (13.71%) Ruby
4 122 (11.95%) C#
5 119 (11.66%) SQL
6 104 (10.19%) Scala
7 69 (6.76%) Python
8 63 (6.17%) PHP
9 32 (3.13%) Groovy
10 31 (3.04%) C++
11 21 (2.06%) Perl
12 18 (1.76%) T-SQL
12 18 (1.76%) Objective-C
13 14 (1.37%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.18%) Clojure
15 11 (1.08%) C
16 10 (0.98%) VB
16 10 (0.98%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.78%) PHP5
18 7 (0.69%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 40 (3.92%) Degree
2 37 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.37%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.08%) PMP
6 9 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.88%) CCNP
6 9 (0.88%) ISEB
7 8 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.29%) PhD
10 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.20%) MCTS
11 2 (0.20%) MCITP
12 1 (0.098%) CISM
12 1 (0.098%) OCP
12 1 (0.098%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (11.46%) QA
2 17 (1.67%) SLA
3 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.20%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.20%) HL7
5 1 (0.098%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (1.86%) Docker
2 15 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.88%) vCloud
4 7 (0.69%) vSphere
5 4 (0.39%) Varnish
5 4 (0.39%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.20%) HDFS
8 1 (0.098%) KVM
8 1 (0.098%) Xen
8 1 (0.098%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 70 (6.86%) Puppet
2 63 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.86%) Salt
4 17 (1.67%) Ansible
5 9 (0.88%) RANCID
6 7 (0.69%) HAProxy
7 6 (0.59%) Kibana
7 6 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.59%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.49%) Nagios
8 5 (0.49%) Rundeck
9 4 (0.39%) yum
9 4 (0.39%) Oozie
10 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.20%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.20%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.20%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.20%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.20%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 50 (4.90%) Oracle
2 46 (4.51%) Microsoft
3 34 (3.33%) hybris
4 30 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (1.76%) VMware
5 18 (1.76%) Atlassian
5 18 (1.76%) New Relic
6 17 (1.67%) WSO2
7 16 (1.57%) Google
8 13 (1.27%) Perforce
8 13 (1.27%) IBM
8 13 (1.27%) SaltStack
9 10 (0.98%) Juniper
9 10 (0.98%) SAP
9 10 (0.98%) Cisco
9 10 (0.98%) Coverity
10 9 (0.88%) SolarWinds
10 9 (0.88%) Infoblox
10 9 (0.88%) Citrix
10 9 (0.88%) Twitter
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
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