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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 260 339 443
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +104
Contract jobs citing Kanban 409 211 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.44% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.61% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 166 90
Average daily rate £413 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
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
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 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 18 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 +48 394 £413 -2.94% 190
London +81 269 £425 -5.55% 92
City of London +28 58 £475 - 15
South West +14 43 £388 +19.23% 14
South East -7 29 £406 +1.56% 24
Devon - 21 £400 - 1
North West -9 15 £375 +13.63% 27
East of England -12 15 £375 -16.66% 15
Yorkshire -30 14 £333 +2.30% 9
West Yorkshire -30 13 £333 +2.30% 7
Surrey +1 12 £426 - 8
Leeds -31 11 £333 +2.30% 7
Essex - 10 £350 - 3
Wales - 10 £375 - 8
Bristol -4 9 £325 +8.33% 6
East Midlands -11 9 £370 -26.00% 8
South Wales - 9 £375 - 6
Hampshire +1 8 £388 -3.12% 2
Cheshire -5 8 £425 - 5
Basingstoke +15 7 £388 -3.12% 2
Gloucestershire +5 7 £425 +30.76%
Berkshire -6 7 £400 -33.60% 2
Manchester -10 7 £325 -1.51% 21
Luton - 4 £375 -
Derby - 4 £348 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £375 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 £348 -
Scotland -7 3 £575 +50.81%
Cheltenham -7 3 £425 +25.92%
Northamptonshire -13 3 £425 -15.00% 2

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 613 (88.20%) Scrum
2 405 (58.27%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (50.79%) TDD
4 256 (36.83%) Java
5 226 (32.52%) BDD
6 219 (31.51%) Continuous Integration
7 208 (29.93%) HTML
8 199 (28.63%) JavaScript
9 180 (25.90%) C#
9 180 (25.90%) CSS
10 145 (20.86%) .NET
11 137 (19.71%) Git (software)
12 128 (18.42%) Web Services
13 127 (18.27%) jQuery
14 119 (17.12%) HTML5
15 114 (16.40%) SQL Server
16 111 (15.97%) MVC
17 109 (15.68%) Spring
18 105 (15.11%) Ruby
19 102 (14.68%) E-Commerce
20 97 (13.96%) Subversion
21 88 (12.66%) JSON
22 84 (12.09%) XML
23 82 (11.80%) Pair Programming
24 80 (11.51%) Finance
25 78 (11.22%) Cucumber
26 76 (10.94%) OO
27 73 (10.50%) CSS3
28 72 (10.36%) Test Automation
29 70 (10.07%) ASP.NET

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 53 (7.63%) CMS
2 35 (5.04%) Umbraco
3 32 (4.60%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.74%) Node.js
5 23 (3.31%) Drupal
6 21 (3.02%) Confluence
7 16 (2.30%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.87%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.73%) Apache
10 10 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (1.44%) NServiceBus
10 10 (1.44%) MS Exchange
11 9 (1.29%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (1.01%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.72%) nginx
15 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
16 3 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
16 3 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.73%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.29%) MS Office
4 8 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 29 (4.17%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Endur
3 1 (0.14%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.14%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.14%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (3.02%) SaaS
4 10 (1.44%) Joyent
5 7 (1.01%) Office 365
6 6 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.72%) GitHub
8 4 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.14%) PaaS
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.75%) HTTP
2 10 (1.44%) Internet
3 9 (1.29%) LDAP
4 8 (1.15%) DNS
5 7 (1.01%) SSL
6 4 (0.58%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.43%) VoIP
7 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.29%) SMTP
8 2 (0.29%) Intranet
8 2 (0.29%) DSL
9 1 (0.14%) Firewall
9 1 (0.14%) SSH
9 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 70 (10.07%) MongoDB
3 68 (9.78%) NoSQL
4 64 (9.21%) MySQL
5 48 (6.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (1.87%) Big Data
11 11 (1.58%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.58%) RavenDB
12 6 (0.86%) Redis
13 4 (0.58%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 137 (19.71%) Git (software)
2 97 (13.96%) Subversion
3 78 (11.22%) Cucumber
4 66 (9.50%) JIRA
4 66 (9.50%) JUnit
5 55 (7.91%) Selenium
6 43 (6.19%) TeamCity
7 39 (5.61%) Hudson
8 36 (5.18%) JBehave
8 36 (5.18%) Maven
9 35 (5.04%) Mercurial
10 28 (4.03%) Jenkins
11 27 (3.88%) SpecFlow
12 21 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (3.02%) Capybara
13 19 (2.73%) Visual Studio
14 16 (2.30%) NUnit
15 15 (2.16%) Eclipse
16 14 (2.01%) QuickTest Pro
17 13 (1.87%) FitNesse
General
1 80 (11.51%) Finance
2 32 (4.60%) Publishing
3 30 (4.32%) Banking
4 29 (4.17%) Back Office
5 23 (3.31%) Games
6 18 (2.59%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.45%) Retail
8 14 (2.01%) Marketing
8 14 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.15%) Electronics
11 5 (0.72%) Front Office
11 5 (0.72%) Advertising
11 5 (0.72%) Law
12 2 (0.29%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) International Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 357 (51.37%) Developer
2 90 (12.95%) Java Developer
3 67 (9.64%) .NET Developer
3 67 (9.64%) ScrumMaster
4 48 (6.91%) Analyst
5 43 (6.19%) C# Developer
6 39 (5.61%) Front-End Developer
6 39 (5.61%) Tester
7 35 (5.04%) Business Analyst
7 35 (5.04%) Senior Developer
8 32 (4.60%) Agile Coach
8 32 (4.60%) Project Manager
9 30 (4.32%) Architect
10 25 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
12 21 (3.02%) SQL Developer
13 20 (2.88%) Agile C# Developer
13 20 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (2.59%) Web Developer
14 18 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (29.93%) HTML
2 180 (25.90%) CSS
3 145 (20.86%) .NET
4 128 (18.42%) Web Services
5 127 (18.27%) jQuery
6 119 (17.12%) HTML5
7 109 (15.68%) Spring
8 88 (12.66%) JSON
9 84 (12.09%) XML
10 73 (10.50%) CSS3
11 70 (10.07%) ASP.NET
11 70 (10.07%) REST
12 58 (8.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 58 (8.35%) RESTful
13 57 (8.20%) SOAP
14 53 (7.63%) Ajax
15 51 (7.34%) .NET Framework
16 49 (7.05%) AngularJS
17 47 (6.76%) Hibernate
18 46 (6.62%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.35%) Open Source
2 31 (4.46%) Mobile App
3 20 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.45%) NHS
4 17 (2.45%) iPad
5 11 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (1.44%) Digital Media
6 10 (1.44%) Taxonomies
7 9 (1.29%) DTV
7 9 (1.29%) Online Games
8 8 (1.15%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.15%) Blog
9 7 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
9 7 (1.01%) IPTV
9 7 (1.01%) Social Media
10 6 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.72%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 68 (9.78%) Linux
2 55 (7.91%) UNIX
3 53 (7.63%) Windows
4 41 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (5.32%) Apple iOS
6 35 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (3.74%) Android
8 7 (1.01%) CentOS
8 7 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.86%) Solaris
9 6 (0.86%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.29%) zOS
12 1 (0.14%) Gentoo
12 1 (0.14%) AIX
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (88.20%) Scrum
2 405 (58.27%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (50.79%) TDD
4 226 (32.52%) BDD
5 219 (31.51%) Continuous Integration
6 111 (15.97%) MVC
7 102 (14.68%) E-Commerce
8 82 (11.80%) Pair Programming
9 76 (10.94%) OO
10 72 (10.36%) Test Automation
11 60 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 58 (8.35%) Project Management
13 54 (7.77%) Automated Testing
13 54 (7.77%) Software Engineering
14 44 (6.33%) User Stories
14 44 (6.33%) SOA
15 43 (6.19%) Extreme Programming
15 43 (6.19%) SEO
16 42 (6.04%) Analytics
17 36 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 256 (36.83%) Java
2 199 (28.63%) JavaScript
3 180 (25.90%) C#
4 105 (15.11%) Ruby
5 70 (10.07%) SQL
6 61 (8.78%) Python
7 55 (7.91%) Scala
8 47 (6.76%) PHP
9 37 (5.32%) Groovy
10 21 (3.02%) C++
11 19 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.59%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.30%) Perl
14 12 (1.73%) C
15 10 (1.44%) Clojure
16 9 (1.29%) XAML
16 9 (1.29%) VB
17 7 (1.01%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.01%) VB6
18 6 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (3.17%) ISTQB
2 19 (2.73%) Degree
3 14 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.01%) ISEB
4 4 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.14%) PMP
7 1 (0.14%) MCSE
7 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.19%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) WAI
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (1.58%) Varnish
2 7 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.72%) Xen
4 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) NFS
5 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (4.03%) Puppet
2 25 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.44%) Nagios
4 6 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (0.58%) Cobbler
5 4 (0.58%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.43%) SCCM
6 3 (0.43%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.29%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) YUM
8 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 51 (7.34%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.18%) Google
3 29 (4.17%) Venda
4 26 (3.74%) Oracle
5 18 (2.59%) Rackspace
6 13 (1.87%) SAP
6 13 (1.87%) JBoss
6 13 (1.87%) hybris
7 11 (1.58%) VMware
8 10 (1.44%) Twitter
9 7 (1.01%) HP
10 6 (0.86%) Splunk
10 6 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.72%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.72%) Dell
11 5 (0.72%) DevExpress
11 5 (0.72%) New Relic
12 4 (0.58%) Infoblox
12 4 (0.58%) Intalio
12 4 (0.58%) Zend
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