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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 259 293 434
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +141
Contract jobs citing Kanban 427 321 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.60% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.82% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 263 130
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £585 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50

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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 +32 398 £425 +3.03% 201
London +48 287 £450 +5.88% 87
South East +36 68 £383 -4.37% 39
City of London +33 54 £425 -10.52% 16
Hampshire -5 23 £400 - 11
Wales - 20 £338 - 3
Berkshire +25 18 £375 -13.04% 6
South Wales - 18 £350 - 2
Surrey +16 14 £406 +8.33% 8
Southampton +5 14 £365 +2.81% 7
East Midlands +7 13 £325 -21.21% 5
East of England -28 8 £356 -16.17% 19
South West -33 8 £350 -5.40% 13
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £356 -16.17% 5
Nottinghamshire - 7 £475 - 2
Reading +19 6 £400 +28.00% 2
Brighton - 6 £370 - 2
East Sussex - 6 £370 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £450 - 1
Cambridge -8 5 £425 -22.72% 4
North West -9 5 £423 +30.00% 23
Nottingham - 5 £475 - 2
Milton Keynes - 5 £450 -
Leicestershire +3 4 £325 -27.77%
Coventry -9 4 £625 -
Yorkshire -11 4 £400 +33.33% 9
West Midlands -21 4 £625 +47.05% 3
Woking - 4 £438 - 1
West Yorkshire -5 3 £488 +62.50% 2
Leeds -6 3 £488 +62.50% 2

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 712 (85.89%) Scrum
2 442 (53.32%) Agile Software Development
3 422 (50.90%) TDD
4 311 (37.52%) Java
5 259 (31.24%) BDD
6 200 (24.13%) HTML
7 197 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
8 190 (22.92%) JavaScript
9 169 (20.39%) Web Services
10 161 (19.42%) CSS
11 150 (18.09%) C#
12 146 (17.61%) .NET
13 133 (16.04%) MVC
14 124 (14.96%) HTML5
15 119 (14.35%) Git (software)
16 114 (13.75%) Ruby
17 108 (13.03%) OO
18 106 (12.79%) Finance
18 106 (12.79%) Subversion
19 105 (12.67%) Open Source
20 104 (12.55%) Spring
21 103 (12.42%) JIRA
22 101 (12.18%) XML
23 97 (11.70%) Selenium
23 97 (11.70%) Cucumber
24 96 (11.58%) REST
25 92 (11.10%) E-Commerce
25 92 (11.10%) User Stories
26 89 (10.74%) jQuery
27 87 (10.49%) JSON

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 52 (6.27%) Tomcat
2 45 (5.43%) Node.js
3 42 (5.07%) Apache
4 39 (4.70%) CMS
5 36 (4.34%) SharePoint
6 25 (3.02%) Confluence
7 19 (2.29%) Drupal
8 16 (1.93%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.33%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.33%) NServiceBus
11 8 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.84%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.84%) JCAPS
12 7 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (0.48%) Jetty
16 2 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 12 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.84%) MS Office
6 4 (0.48%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.12%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.12%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.12%) Endur
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.12%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.12%) Summit
3 1 (0.12%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.12%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.77%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.81%) Amazon S3
4 12 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.09%) SaaS
6 7 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (0.84%) ElastiCache
6 7 (0.84%) GitHub
6 7 (0.84%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.48%) Heroku
8 3 (0.36%) PaaS
8 3 (0.36%) Office 365
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.12%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.22%) HTTP
2 30 (3.62%) Internet
3 18 (2.17%) LDAP
4 9 (1.09%) SSL
5 8 (0.97%) DNS
5 8 (0.97%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.60%) Intranet
6 5 (0.60%) Firewall
7 4 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.48%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (0.48%) NetScreen
8 3 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.36%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.24%) Extranet
9 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.12%) VPN
10 1 (0.12%) VoIP
10 1 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (10.49%) NoSQL
2 81 (9.77%) MongoDB
2 81 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 71 (8.56%) MySQL
4 55 (6.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 30 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (3.14%) Big Data
7 19 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.93%) Redis
9 15 (1.81%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.33%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.21%) QlikView
12 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.84%) CouchDB
13 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (0.84%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 119 (14.35%) Git (software)
2 106 (12.79%) Subversion
3 103 (12.42%) JIRA
4 97 (11.70%) Selenium
4 97 (11.70%) Cucumber
5 84 (10.13%) Jenkins
6 81 (9.77%) JUnit
7 69 (8.32%) Maven
8 54 (6.51%) WebDriver
9 37 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (3.74%) TeamCity
11 29 (3.50%) JBehave
12 26 (3.14%) JMeter
12 26 (3.14%) TestNG
13 25 (3.02%) Visual Studio
14 23 (2.77%) NUnit
14 23 (2.77%) Hudson
15 22 (2.65%) Ant
16 19 (2.29%) Bugzilla
17 18 (2.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 106 (12.79%) Finance
2 57 (6.88%) Publishing
3 42 (5.07%) Banking
4 26 (3.14%) Games
5 25 (3.02%) Back Office
5 25 (3.02%) Investment Banking
6 24 (2.90%) Marketing
7 15 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.69%) Front Office
8 14 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.57%) Electronics
9 13 (1.57%) Retail
10 10 (1.21%) Law
11 7 (0.84%) Legal
12 6 (0.72%) German Language
13 5 (0.60%) French Language
14 4 (0.48%) Advertising
14 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.24%) Billing
16 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 339 (40.89%) Developer
2 101 (12.18%) Java Developer
3 94 (11.34%) ScrumMaster
4 85 (10.25%) Analyst
5 53 (6.39%) Business Analyst
6 52 (6.27%) .NET Developer
7 51 (6.15%) Tester
7 51 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 50 (6.03%) Agile Coach
9 38 (4.58%) Architect
10 37 (4.46%) Agile Business Analyst
11 35 (4.22%) Senior Developer
12 34 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
13 32 (3.86%) C# Developer
14 30 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
15 28 (3.38%) Technical Architect
16 26 (3.14%) Agile Project Manager
17 25 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
18 24 (2.90%) Lead Developer
19 22 (2.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (24.13%) HTML
2 169 (20.39%) Web Services
3 161 (19.42%) CSS
4 146 (17.61%) .NET
5 124 (14.96%) HTML5
6 104 (12.55%) Spring
7 101 (12.18%) XML
8 96 (11.58%) REST
9 89 (10.74%) jQuery
10 87 (10.49%) JSON
11 86 (10.37%) CSS3
12 73 (8.81%) RESTful
13 62 (7.48%) ASP.NET
14 59 (7.12%) AngularJS
15 57 (6.88%) SOAP
16 55 (6.63%) Ajax
17 52 (6.27%) Backbone.js
18 47 (5.67%) Hibernate
19 45 (5.43%) Spring MVC
20 39 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 105 (12.67%) Open Source
2 54 (6.51%) Computer Science
3 51 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.02%) Client/Server
5 21 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (2.29%) Visualisation
7 14 (1.69%) iPhone
7 14 (1.69%) Online Games
7 14 (1.69%) DTV
8 13 (1.57%) iPad
9 12 (1.45%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.33%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.97%) GIS
13 7 (0.84%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.84%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.60%) Blog
14 5 (0.60%) Video on Demand
14 5 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 84 (10.13%) Linux
2 61 (7.36%) UNIX
3 42 (5.07%) Apple iOS
4 27 (3.26%) CentOS
5 24 (2.90%) Android
6 18 (2.17%) Windows
7 14 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.57%) Solaris
9 12 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.84%) AIX
11 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) zOS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.12%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 712 (85.89%) Scrum
2 442 (53.32%) Agile Software Development
3 422 (50.90%) TDD
4 259 (31.24%) BDD
5 197 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
6 133 (16.04%) MVC
7 108 (13.03%) OO
8 92 (11.10%) E-Commerce
8 92 (11.10%) User Stories
9 74 (8.93%) Pair Programming
10 67 (8.08%) Project Management
10 67 (8.08%) Test Automation
11 63 (7.60%) Software Engineering
12 60 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 58 (7.00%) SOA
13 58 (7.00%) DevOps
14 57 (6.88%) Extreme Programming
15 56 (6.76%) Automated Testing
16 43 (5.19%) OOP
17 42 (5.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 311 (37.52%) Java
2 190 (22.92%) JavaScript
3 150 (18.09%) C#
4 114 (13.75%) Ruby
5 87 (10.49%) Python
6 77 (9.29%) Scala
7 66 (7.96%) SQL
8 36 (4.34%) Groovy
9 35 (4.22%) Perl
10 34 (4.10%) PHP
11 30 (3.62%) Objective-C
12 21 (2.53%) C++
13 16 (1.93%) XAML
14 14 (1.69%) C
15 13 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.57%) VB
16 12 (1.45%) Bash Shell
17 10 (1.21%) Clojure
18 9 (1.09%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (7.12%) Degree
2 43 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 40 (4.83%) ISEB
4 34 (4.10%) ISTQB
5 27 (3.26%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.48%) CCNP
7 4 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.36%) MCSE
8 3 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.36%) APMP
9 2 (0.24%) PMP
10 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.60%) QA
2 13 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (2.29%) vCloud
2 9 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.84%) Xen
4 6 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.48%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.48%) NFS
6 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.36%) Varnish
6 3 (0.36%) XenServer
7 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.24%) vSphere
7 2 (0.24%) HDFS
8 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 58 (7.00%) Puppet
2 37 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (3.86%) Nagios
4 29 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (1.81%) ZABBIX
6 11 (1.33%) Zenoss
7 10 (1.21%) Kibana
7 10 (1.21%) Graylog2
7 10 (1.21%) Ansible
8 8 (0.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 8 (0.97%) Cobbler
8 8 (0.97%) Opsview
9 7 (0.84%) Vagrant
10 6 (0.72%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.60%) Control-M
12 3 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.36%) SCCM
12 3 (0.36%) SCOM
12 3 (0.36%) Salt
13 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 50 (6.03%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.67%) Oracle
3 23 (2.77%) Splunk
4 19 (2.29%) SAP
5 18 (2.17%) Apple
6 17 (2.05%) VMware
6 17 (2.05%) New Relic
7 15 (1.81%) HP
7 15 (1.81%) hybris
8 14 (1.69%) Perforce
9 12 (1.45%) Google
10 10 (1.21%) Rackspace
10 10 (1.21%) JBoss
11 8 (0.97%) Zend
12 7 (0.84%) Adobe
12 7 (0.84%) Dell
12 7 (0.84%) Citrix
12 7 (0.84%) Informatica
12 7 (0.84%) Infoblox
13 6 (0.72%) Veritas
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