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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 269 263 337
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +74
Contract jobs citing Kanban 425 399 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.76% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.01% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 295 176
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +19.23%
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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 22 May 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 -11 397 £425 - 187
London -20 232 £440 +0.57% 91
City of London +11 52 £418 -12.10% 14
South East +7 43 £388 -4.49% 35
North West -7 28 £425 +2.40% 16
East of England +16 24 £425 +13.33% 8
Yorkshire 0 24 £415 +38.33% 10
Scotland +13 18 £425 -26.08% 2
Berkshire +8 17 £400 - 6
West Yorkshire -3 16 £415 +38.33% 5
Hampshire +6 15 £388 +0.06% 4
Leeds -6 14 £415 +38.33% 2
East Midlands -8 13 £425 +14.86% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 11 £470 - 3
North East 0 11 £470 - 4
Tyne and Wear 0 11 £470 - 3
Glasgow - 11 £425 - 2
Manchester -4 10 £425 -15.00% 11
South West -9 10 £400 - 6
Essex +3 9 £550 +57.36% 2
West Midlands -2 9 £400 -16.66% 10
Reading +15 8 £400 - 4
Southampton +3 8 £370 -4.51% 1
Northamptonshire +5 7 £450 +5.88%
Edinburgh +4 6 £375 -34.78%
Suffolk - 6 £369 -
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £275 -35.29% 3
Northampton +1 5 £463 +8.82%
Cheshire -10 5 £425 - 4
Ipswich - 5 £313 -

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 821 (95.69%) Agile Software Development
2 727 (84.73%) Scrum
3 417 (48.60%) TDD
4 333 (38.81%) Java
5 278 (32.40%) BDD
6 252 (29.37%) Continuous Integration
7 202 (23.54%) HTML
8 198 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 167 (19.46%) CSS
10 154 (17.95%) Web Services
11 142 (16.55%) E-Commerce
12 136 (15.85%) Ruby
13 133 (15.50%) Finance
14 132 (15.38%) REST
15 130 (15.15%) Git (software)
16 129 (15.03%) .NET
17 122 (14.22%) HTML5
18 119 (13.87%) DevOps
19 118 (13.75%) Spring
20 115 (13.40%) JIRA
21 110 (12.82%) Linux
22 108 (12.59%) JSON
23 107 (12.47%) Cucumber
24 106 (12.35%) MVC
25 105 (12.24%) Jenkins
26 103 (12.00%) OO
27 100 (11.66%) C#
28 99 (11.54%) Selenium
29 97 (11.31%) RESTful
30 93 (10.84%) AngularJS

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (6.76%) Node.js
2 53 (6.18%) Confluence
3 50 (5.83%) Apache
4 45 (5.24%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.86%) CMS
5 16 (1.86%) OpenStack
5 16 (1.86%) nginx
6 13 (1.52%) Drupal
7 12 (1.40%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.28%) JBoss
9 9 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.82%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.70%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.58%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.58%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.35%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.35%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.35%) Jetty
Applications
1 25 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.05%) MS Office
4 7 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.82%) MS Project
5 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.23%) Mingle
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.35%) Global One
4 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.12%) Unica
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 64 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.75%) Amazon S3
3 15 (1.75%) SaaS
4 12 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 12 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (0.82%) Route 53
9 5 (0.58%) Force.com
10 4 (0.47%) GitHub
10 4 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.35%) PaaS
11 3 (0.35%) Trello
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.12%) IaaS
12 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.01%) HTTP
2 28 (3.26%) Internet
3 18 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.75%) SSL
5 8 (0.93%) Firewall
5 8 (0.93%) IPsec
5 8 (0.93%) VPN
5 8 (0.93%) Network Security
6 7 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (0.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (0.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (0.82%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (0.82%) VoIP
6 7 (0.82%) BGP
6 7 (0.82%) NetScreen
6 7 (0.82%) TACACS
6 7 (0.82%) MPLS
6 7 (0.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.84%) NoSQL
2 79 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 65 (7.58%) MongoDB
4 57 (6.64%) MySQL
5 40 (4.66%) Relational Database
6 30 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 26 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (2.56%) Big Data
9 20 (2.33%) Redis
10 18 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (1.98%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.98%) Couchbase
12 16 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (1.63%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.70%) WhereScape RED
16 6 (0.70%) SimpleDB
17 5 (0.58%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 130 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 115 (13.40%) JIRA
3 107 (12.47%) Cucumber
4 105 (12.24%) Jenkins
5 99 (11.54%) Selenium
6 76 (8.86%) Subversion
7 64 (7.46%) Maven
8 44 (5.13%) JUnit
9 42 (4.90%) WebDriver
10 31 (3.61%) TeamCity
11 27 (3.15%) Hudson
12 24 (2.80%) Calabash
13 19 (2.21%) NUnit
14 18 (2.10%) JBehave
14 18 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (1.75%) Appium
16 14 (1.63%) SpecFlow
17 13 (1.52%) Mercurial
17 13 (1.52%) Mockito
18 12 (1.40%) Grunt
General
1 133 (15.50%) Finance
2 35 (4.08%) Games
3 33 (3.85%) Banking
4 27 (3.15%) Retail
5 24 (2.80%) Publishing
6 18 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.10%) Front Office
7 16 (1.86%) Marketing
8 8 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.58%) Electronics
11 3 (0.35%) French Language
11 3 (0.35%) German Language
11 3 (0.35%) Back Office
12 2 (0.23%) Advertising
12 2 (0.23%) Automotive
12 2 (0.23%) Legal
12 2 (0.23%) Billing
12 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 364 (42.42%) Developer
2 123 (14.34%) Java Developer
3 79 (9.21%) Senior Developer
4 70 (8.16%) Architect
5 66 (7.69%) Analyst
6 63 (7.34%) ScrumMaster
7 59 (6.88%) Project Manager
8 46 (5.36%) .NET Developer
9 42 (4.90%) Business Analyst
9 42 (4.90%) Technical Architect
10 40 (4.66%) Agile Coach
11 38 (4.43%) C# Developer
12 35 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
13 34 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
14 31 (3.61%) Agile Project Manager
15 28 (3.26%) Consultant
16 27 (3.15%) Agile Business Analyst
16 27 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
17 25 (2.91%) Tester
18 22 (2.56%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (23.54%) HTML
2 167 (19.46%) CSS
3 154 (17.95%) Web Services
4 132 (15.38%) REST
5 129 (15.03%) .NET
6 122 (14.22%) HTML5
7 118 (13.75%) Spring
8 108 (12.59%) JSON
9 97 (11.31%) RESTful
10 93 (10.84%) AngularJS
11 82 (9.56%) CSS3
12 75 (8.74%) XML
13 58 (6.76%) Ajax
14 56 (6.53%) Hibernate
15 52 (6.06%) J2EE
15 52 (6.06%) SOAP
16 51 (5.94%) jQuery
17 45 (5.24%) Backbone.js
18 42 (4.90%) Ruby on Rails
19 40 (4.66%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.02%) User Experience
2 78 (9.09%) Open Source
3 49 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 31 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.91%) Visualisation
6 18 (2.10%) Digital Media
7 15 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.40%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.17%) Online Games
11 10 (1.17%) iPad
11 10 (1.17%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (1.05%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.93%) DTV
13 8 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (0.93%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 110 (12.82%) Linux
2 54 (6.29%) Android
3 51 (5.94%) Apple iOS
4 39 (4.55%) Windows
5 37 (4.31%) UNIX
6 17 (1.98%) CentOS
7 15 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.17%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.47%) Fedora
11 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.23%) Solaris
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) SUSE
13 1 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (95.69%) Agile Software Development
2 727 (84.73%) Scrum
3 417 (48.60%) TDD
4 278 (32.40%) BDD
5 252 (29.37%) Continuous Integration
6 142 (16.55%) E-Commerce
7 119 (13.87%) DevOps
8 106 (12.35%) MVC
9 103 (12.00%) OO
10 81 (9.44%) User Stories
10 81 (9.44%) Pair Programming
11 72 (8.39%) Mentoring
12 65 (7.58%) Configuration Management
13 63 (7.34%) Project Management
14 59 (6.88%) Software Engineering
15 53 (6.18%) Test Automation
16 52 (6.06%) Coaching
17 50 (5.83%) SOA
18 49 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
19 43 (5.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 333 (38.81%) Java
2 198 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 136 (15.85%) Ruby
4 100 (11.66%) C#
5 85 (9.91%) SQL
6 84 (9.79%) Python
7 81 (9.44%) Scala
8 52 (6.06%) PHP
9 25 (2.91%) Groovy
10 24 (2.80%) Perl
11 22 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.10%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.86%) VB.NET
13 16 (1.86%) C++
14 15 (1.75%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.82%) VB
15 7 (0.82%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.70%) Clojure
17 5 (0.58%) Apex Code
17 5 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (5.01%) Degree
2 25 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.40%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.93%) PMP
6 7 (0.82%) CCNP
6 7 (0.82%) ISEB
6 7 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.35%) MCITP
8 3 (0.35%) MCTS
8 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) OCP
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (8.74%) QA
2 10 (1.17%) SLA
3 2 (0.23%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.23%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.86%) vCloud
3 15 (1.75%) Varnish
4 14 (1.63%) VirtualBox
5 13 (1.52%) Docker
6 10 (1.17%) vSphere
7 4 (0.47%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.12%) XenApp
10 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.12%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.12%) HDFS
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 79 (9.21%) Puppet
2 59 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.75%) Ansible
3 15 (1.75%) Vagrant
4 14 (1.63%) Salt
5 12 (1.40%) ZABBIX
6 11 (1.28%) Kibana
7 7 (0.82%) Zenoss
7 7 (0.82%) HAProxy
7 7 (0.82%) RANCID
7 7 (0.82%) Graphite
7 7 (0.82%) Graylog
7 7 (0.82%) Nagios
8 6 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.58%) Rundeck
10 4 (0.47%) Oozie
11 3 (0.35%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.23%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 49 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.13%) Oracle
3 31 (3.61%) hybris
4 26 (3.03%) VMware
5 21 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (1.86%) Google
7 14 (1.63%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.52%) Perforce
9 11 (1.28%) Sybase
9 11 (1.28%) IBM
10 9 (1.05%) WSO2
10 9 (1.05%) SaltStack
10 9 (1.05%) SAP
10 9 (1.05%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.93%) Juniper
11 8 (0.93%) Citrix
11 8 (0.93%) Cisco
11 8 (0.93%) Adobe
11 8 (0.93%) New Relic
11 8 (0.93%) Splunk
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Datascope Recruitment
Rate: £Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: based on experience (daily rate)
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago