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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 242 274 350
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +76
Contract jobs citing Kanban 419 344 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.68% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.90% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 258 157
Average daily rate
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£425 £403 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -4.06%
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
39170 38085 33220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.95% 74.82% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24752 22921 19759
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1021 1146 1205
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +26 406 £425 +5.59% 192
London +15 270 £450 +5.88% 84
City of London +20 56 £425 -10.52% 12
South East +2 55 £400 -0.62% 39
North West +2 34 £450 +30.90% 25
Manchester +4 19 £381 +17.30% 15
Hampshire -5 19 £408 +1.24% 8
Berkshire +7 17 £400 - 7
Reading +19 13 £413 +3.12% 2
West Yorkshire -4 12 £400 +9.58% 7
Yorkshire -13 12 £400 +9.58% 13
Leeds -6 11 £400 +9.58% 6
East of England +19 10 £500 -23.37% 8
East Midlands +16 10 £438 - 3
Southampton -10 9 £425 - 1
South West -25 9 £425 +30.76% 12
Cheshire +4 7 £525 +31.25% 8
Bristol -4 7 £425 +30.76% 4
Northamptonshire - 7 £450 -
West Midlands 0 6 £373 -27.31% 7
Edinburgh 0 6 £375 +108.33% 1
Scotland -5 6 £375 +56.25% 2
Lancashire -8 6 £550 - 1
Hertfordshire +16 5 £500 -23.37% 2
Northampton - 5 £450 -
Salford -1 4 £400 +16.36%
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £438 +9.37% 4
Kent -7 4 £374 -21.31% 5
Coventry +9 3 - - 3
Surrey +4 3 £375 -16.66% 8

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 885 (96.09%) Agile Software Development
2 770 (83.60%) Scrum
3 463 (50.27%) TDD
4 355 (38.55%) Java
5 313 (33.98%) BDD
6 302 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
7 203 (22.04%) JavaScript
8 182 (19.76%) HTML
9 177 (19.22%) CSS
10 172 (18.68%) Ruby
11 166 (18.02%) Web Services
11 166 (18.02%) Git (software)
12 149 (16.18%) DevOps
13 144 (15.64%) .NET
14 130 (14.12%) JIRA
14 130 (14.12%) Selenium
15 129 (14.01%) Python
16 126 (13.68%) Jenkins
17 125 (13.57%) Finance
18 123 (13.36%) Cucumber
19 122 (13.25%) Spring
20 116 (12.60%) Linux
21 114 (12.38%) Open Source
22 113 (12.27%) User Stories
22 113 (12.27%) C#
23 111 (12.05%) E-Commerce
24 106 (11.51%) SQL
25 104 (11.29%) REST
26 103 (11.18%) Puppet
27 102 (11.07%) HTML5

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 67 (7.27%) Apache
2 66 (7.17%) Node.js
3 57 (6.19%) Tomcat
4 48 (5.21%) Confluence
5 28 (3.04%) OpenStack
6 26 (2.82%) Drupal
7 20 (2.17%) CMS
8 19 (2.06%) SharePoint
9 17 (1.85%) Apache Solr
10 14 (1.52%) nginx
11 11 (1.19%) JBoss
12 10 (1.09%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.65%) Jetty
14 4 (0.43%) IIS
14 4 (0.43%) Mule
15 3 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
15 3 (0.33%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.09%) MS Project
2 10 (1.09%) MS Office
2 10 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.43%) Mingle
6 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.33%) Global One
5 2 (0.22%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
2 39 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.95%) Amazon S3
4 16 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.09%) SaaS
6 10 (1.09%) Joyent
7 8 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.54%) Trello
8 5 (0.54%) Route 53
8 5 (0.54%) PaaS
9 4 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.33%) ElastiCache
10 3 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.22%) GitHub
11 2 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.23%) HTTP
2 36 (3.91%) Internet
3 17 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.98%) DNS
5 7 (0.76%) SSL
6 6 (0.65%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.54%) FTP
7 5 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (0.43%) Firewall
9 3 (0.33%) RTSP
9 3 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.33%) DAB
9 3 (0.33%) DVB
9 3 (0.33%) VPN
10 2 (0.22%) WAN
10 2 (0.22%) DHCP
10 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.12%) NoSQL
2 76 (8.25%) MongoDB
2 76 (8.25%) MySQL
3 74 (8.03%) SQL Server
4 43 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 41 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (2.28%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.17%) Redis
9 16 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.30%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.19%) Couchbase
12 10 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.87%) Big Data
14 7 (0.76%) Hazelcast
14 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 166 (18.02%) Git (software)
2 130 (14.12%) JIRA
2 130 (14.12%) Selenium
3 126 (13.68%) Jenkins
4 123 (13.36%) Cucumber
5 92 (9.99%) Subversion
6 88 (9.55%) Maven
7 71 (7.71%) JUnit
8 59 (6.41%) WebDriver
9 46 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 39 (4.23%) TeamCity
11 26 (2.82%) Hudson
12 24 (2.61%) Mockito
13 21 (2.28%) Calabash
13 21 (2.28%) NUnit
14 20 (2.17%) JMeter
14 20 (2.17%) Ant
15 19 (2.06%) Bugzilla
16 17 (1.85%) Visual Studio
16 17 (1.85%) JBehave
General
1 125 (13.57%) Finance
2 48 (5.21%) Games
3 42 (4.56%) Banking
4 28 (3.04%) Marketing
4 28 (3.04%) Publishing
5 23 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.85%) Retail
7 17 (1.85%) Front Office
8 11 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.98%) Electronics
10 6 (0.65%) Advertising
11 5 (0.54%) French Language
11 5 (0.54%) German Language
12 4 (0.43%) Back Office
13 3 (0.33%) Automotive
14 2 (0.22%) Legal
14 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 372 (40.39%) Developer
2 105 (11.40%) Java Developer
3 100 (10.86%) Analyst
4 85 (9.23%) Senior Developer
5 70 (7.60%) ScrumMaster
6 63 (6.84%) Architect
7 61 (6.62%) Business Analyst
8 53 (5.75%) Project Manager
9 47 (5.10%) Tester
9 47 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
10 43 (4.67%) Agile Business Analyst
11 42 (4.56%) Agile Coach
12 40 (4.34%) Technical Architect
13 35 (3.80%) Test Analyst
14 34 (3.69%) C# Developer
15 33 (3.58%) .NET Developer
16 30 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
17 25 (2.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 25 (2.71%) Senior Java Developer
18 24 (2.61%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (19.76%) HTML
2 177 (19.22%) CSS
3 166 (18.02%) Web Services
4 144 (15.64%) .NET
5 122 (13.25%) Spring
6 104 (11.29%) REST
7 102 (11.07%) HTML5
8 98 (10.64%) JSON
9 86 (9.34%) CSS3
10 82 (8.90%) RESTful
11 77 (8.36%) XML
12 64 (6.95%) jQuery
13 62 (6.73%) AngularJS
14 58 (6.30%) Ajax
14 58 (6.30%) Hibernate
15 55 (5.97%) Spring MVC
16 51 (5.54%) Ruby on Rails
16 51 (5.54%) Django
17 48 (5.21%) SOAP
18 47 (5.10%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 114 (12.38%) Open Source
2 75 (8.14%) User Experience
3 48 (5.21%) Mobile App
4 29 (3.15%) Data Structures
4 29 (3.15%) Client/Server
5 28 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (2.39%) iPad
9 19 (2.06%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.63%) Digital Media
11 14 (1.52%) iPhone
11 14 (1.52%) Taxonomies
12 12 (1.30%) DTV
13 11 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
14 10 (1.09%) Online Games
15 8 (0.87%) Video on Demand
16 7 (0.76%) New Media
16 7 (0.76%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 116 (12.60%) Linux
2 52 (5.65%) Android
3 50 (5.43%) Windows
4 44 (4.78%) UNIX
4 44 (4.78%) Apple iOS
5 40 (4.34%) CentOS
6 19 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.74%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.87%) Fedora
8 8 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) MVS
10 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 885 (96.09%) Agile Software Development
2 770 (83.60%) Scrum
3 463 (50.27%) TDD
4 313 (33.98%) BDD
5 302 (32.79%) Continuous Integration
6 149 (16.18%) DevOps
7 113 (12.27%) User Stories
8 111 (12.05%) E-Commerce
9 99 (10.75%) MVC
10 85 (9.23%) OO
11 83 (9.01%) Mentoring
12 74 (8.03%) Configuration Management
13 70 (7.60%) Automated Testing
14 68 (7.38%) Pair Programming
14 68 (7.38%) Project Management
15 60 (6.51%) Test Automation
16 54 (5.86%) Coaching
17 51 (5.54%) OOP
18 48 (5.21%) Unit Testing
19 46 (4.99%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 355 (38.55%) Java
2 203 (22.04%) JavaScript
3 172 (18.68%) Ruby
4 129 (14.01%) Python
5 113 (12.27%) C#
6 106 (11.51%) SQL
7 86 (9.34%) Scala
8 70 (7.60%) PHP
9 43 (4.67%) Perl
10 40 (4.34%) Bash Shell
11 23 (2.50%) VB.NET
12 19 (2.06%) C++
12 19 (2.06%) Groovy
13 18 (1.95%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.41%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.98%) C
16 7 (0.76%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.76%) VB
17 6 (0.65%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.65%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 53 (5.75%) Degree
2 42 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.47%) ISEB
4 28 (3.04%) SC Cleared
5 27 (2.93%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.87%) PMP
6 8 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.87%) VCP4
7 4 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.33%) MCTS
8 3 (0.33%) MCITP
9 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.22%) CCIE
9 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.11%) OCP
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.82%) QA
2 4 (0.43%) SLA
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.11%) WAI
4 1 (0.11%) HL7
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (3.26%) vCloud
3 29 (3.15%) Varnish
4 21 (2.28%) VirtualBox
5 15 (1.63%) vSphere
6 14 (1.52%) Docker
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.22%) XenApp
8 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 103 (11.18%) Puppet
2 70 (7.60%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (3.04%) ZABBIX
4 22 (2.39%) Vagrant
5 21 (2.28%) Kibana
6 19 (2.06%) Ansible
7 18 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (1.74%) Zenoss
8 16 (1.74%) Nagios
8 16 (1.74%) Graylog
8 16 (1.74%) Graphite
9 6 (0.65%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 6 (0.65%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.43%) logstash
10 4 (0.43%) Salt
11 3 (0.33%) Hyperic
11 3 (0.33%) yum
12 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 58 (6.30%) Oracle
2 43 (4.67%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.58%) VMware
4 24 (2.61%) Perforce
5 18 (1.95%) Rackspace
6 17 (1.85%) Google
6 17 (1.85%) Splunk
6 17 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 16 (1.74%) SAP
8 14 (1.52%) hybris
9 12 (1.30%) Sybase
9 12 (1.30%) Apple
10 11 (1.19%) New Relic
11 8 (0.87%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.65%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.54%) Mercator
13 5 (0.54%) EMC
13 5 (0.54%) Adobe
13 5 (0.54%) IBM
14 4 (0.43%) Tableau
Yorkshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
York
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified competitve
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead
Vadis People
Rate: circa £345 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago