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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 244 292 344
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +52
Contract jobs citing Kanban 419 297 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.61% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.82% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 220 160
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
38160 36205 32086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.24% 74.33% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24546 22063 19027
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1129 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +36 410 £425 - 216
London +25 266 £450 - 94
South East +8 56 £400 -0.62% 44
City of London +9 53 £438 -20.45% 24
North West +17 34 £373 +2.75% 23
Hampshire +1 28 £400 -0.62% 10
Manchester +7 19 £300 -17.24% 13
Southampton - 17 £400 -
Berkshire +11 16 £438 +14.75% 5
West Midlands +11 15 £438 +16.66% 10
Reading +17 14 £425 +11.47% 4
West Yorkshire -2 13 £375 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire -13 13 £375 +11.11% 5
Leeds -14 12 £375 +11.11% 5
South West -20 10 £400 +23.07% 5
East of England +13 9 £500 -23.37% 25
Cheshire +12 9 £460 +15.00% 8
Birmingham +5 7 £463 +23.33% 2
Coventry +7 6 £425 -34.61% 3
Lancashire -13 6 £550 - 1
Bristol -2 5 £350 +7.69% 1
East Midlands - 5 £425 - 6
Surrey -2 4 £350 -18.84% 9
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £575 - 9
Nottinghamshire - 4 £425 - 2
Nottingham - 4 £425 - 2
Hertfordshire +3 3 £500 -23.37% 6
Salford 0 3 £350 -3.44%
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £425 +6.25% 2
Wales -14 3 £525 +100.00% 4

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 880 (95.76%) Agile Software Development
2 765 (83.24%) Scrum
3 480 (52.23%) TDD
4 373 (40.59%) Java
5 316 (34.39%) BDD
6 297 (32.32%) Continuous Integration
7 214 (23.29%) JavaScript
8 192 (20.89%) HTML
9 182 (19.80%) CSS
10 178 (19.37%) Web Services
11 165 (17.95%) Git (software)
12 159 (17.30%) Ruby
13 148 (16.10%) DevOps
14 139 (15.13%) Spring
15 135 (14.69%) .NET
16 131 (14.25%) Selenium
17 127 (13.82%) JIRA
18 126 (13.71%) Python
19 124 (13.49%) Finance
20 121 (13.17%) Jenkins
21 119 (12.95%) Open Source
22 118 (12.84%) C#
23 115 (12.51%) E-Commerce
24 114 (12.40%) HTML5
24 114 (12.40%) Cucumber
25 113 (12.30%) Linux
26 112 (12.19%) MVC
26 112 (12.19%) User Stories
27 106 (11.53%) Puppet
27 106 (11.53%) OO

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 73 (7.94%) Node.js
2 70 (7.62%) Apache
3 62 (6.75%) Tomcat
4 39 (4.24%) Confluence
5 32 (3.48%) OpenStack
6 26 (2.83%) Drupal
7 25 (2.72%) CMS
8 23 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 19 (2.07%) Apache Solr
10 13 (1.41%) nginx
11 12 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (1.20%) JBoss
13 9 (0.98%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.76%) Jetty
15 4 (0.44%) IIS
16 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
16 3 (0.33%) Mule
16 3 (0.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 21 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.20%) MS Office
3 8 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.76%) MS Project
4 7 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.44%) Mingle
6 2 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.44%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.33%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.22%) Global One
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.11%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.85%) Amazon S3
4 15 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.09%) Joyent
6 8 (0.87%) SaaS
7 7 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (0.65%) PaaS
9 5 (0.54%) Route 53
9 5 (0.54%) Trello
10 2 (0.22%) GitHub
11 1 (0.11%) Heroku
11 1 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.57%) Internet
2 39 (4.24%) HTTP
3 16 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.09%) DNS
5 8 (0.87%) SSL
6 6 (0.65%) Firewall
6 6 (0.65%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.54%) FTP
7 5 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.33%) DVB
9 3 (0.33%) DHCP
9 3 (0.33%) LDAP
9 3 (0.33%) VPN
9 3 (0.33%) DAB
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.22%) MVNO
10 2 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (9.36%) NoSQL
2 85 (9.25%) MongoDB
3 77 (8.38%) MySQL
4 75 (8.16%) SQL Server
5 48 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 42 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.29%) Redis
9 21 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (1.52%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.20%) Couchbase
11 11 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.09%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.98%) CouchDB
14 8 (0.87%) Big Data
14 8 (0.87%) QlikView
15 7 (0.76%) DB2
15 7 (0.76%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 165 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 131 (14.25%) Selenium
3 127 (13.82%) JIRA
4 121 (13.17%) Jenkins
5 114 (12.40%) Cucumber
6 100 (10.88%) Subversion
7 93 (10.12%) Maven
8 85 (9.25%) JUnit
9 56 (6.09%) WebDriver
10 44 (4.79%) TeamCity
11 42 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (2.61%) Mockito
13 22 (2.39%) Hudson
14 21 (2.29%) JMeter
14 21 (2.29%) Bugzilla
15 20 (2.18%) NUnit
16 19 (2.07%) Calabash
17 18 (1.96%) Ant
18 17 (1.85%) JBehave
18 17 (1.85%) TestNG
General
1 124 (13.49%) Finance
2 49 (5.33%) Banking
3 45 (4.90%) Games
4 40 (4.35%) Publishing
5 30 (3.26%) Marketing
6 26 (2.83%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.29%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.07%) Front Office
9 17 (1.85%) Retail
10 10 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.98%) Electronics
12 7 (0.76%) Advertising
12 7 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.76%) French Language
12 7 (0.76%) German Language
13 3 (0.33%) Back Office
13 3 (0.33%) Automotive
14 2 (0.22%) Law
14 2 (0.22%) Legal
14 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 394 (42.87%) Developer
2 117 (12.73%) Java Developer
3 96 (10.45%) Analyst
4 83 (9.03%) Senior Developer
5 73 (7.94%) ScrumMaster
6 60 (6.53%) Architect
7 58 (6.31%) Business Analyst
8 54 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 49 (5.33%) Project Manager
10 47 (5.11%) Agile Business Analyst
11 41 (4.46%) Tester
11 41 (4.46%) Technical Architect
12 36 (3.92%) C# Developer
13 35 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
14 34 (3.70%) Test Analyst
15 33 (3.59%) Agile Coach
16 32 (3.48%) .NET Developer
17 27 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
17 27 (2.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 25 (2.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (20.89%) HTML
2 182 (19.80%) CSS
3 178 (19.37%) Web Services
4 139 (15.13%) Spring
5 135 (14.69%) .NET
6 114 (12.40%) HTML5
7 105 (11.43%) REST
8 97 (10.55%) CSS3
9 88 (9.58%) JSON
10 85 (9.25%) RESTful
11 80 (8.71%) XML
12 73 (7.94%) jQuery
13 68 (7.40%) Hibernate
14 65 (7.07%) Spring MVC
15 63 (6.86%) Ajax
16 61 (6.64%) AngularJS
17 57 (6.20%) Backbone.js
18 56 (6.09%) KnockoutJS
19 50 (5.44%) Ruby on Rails
19 50 (5.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 119 (12.95%) Open Source
2 70 (7.62%) User Experience
3 50 (5.44%) Mobile App
4 34 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 33 (3.59%) Data Structures
6 31 (3.37%) Client/Server
7 23 (2.50%) iPad
8 22 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.74%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.52%) iPhone
12 12 (1.31%) Digital Media
12 12 (1.31%) Taxonomies
13 10 (1.09%) DTV
13 10 (1.09%) Online Games
13 10 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
14 9 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.87%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.87%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.30%) Linux
2 49 (5.33%) Windows
3 46 (5.01%) UNIX
4 42 (4.57%) CentOS
4 42 (4.57%) Apple iOS
5 41 (4.46%) Android
6 19 (2.07%) Ubuntu
7 18 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.76%) Fedora
10 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) zOS
11 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 880 (95.76%) Agile Software Development
2 765 (83.24%) Scrum
3 480 (52.23%) TDD
4 316 (34.39%) BDD
5 297 (32.32%) Continuous Integration
6 148 (16.10%) DevOps
7 115 (12.51%) E-Commerce
8 112 (12.19%) MVC
8 112 (12.19%) User Stories
9 106 (11.53%) OO
10 81 (8.81%) Mentoring
11 72 (7.83%) Configuration Management
12 70 (7.62%) Pair Programming
13 67 (7.29%) Project Management
14 66 (7.18%) Automated Testing
15 65 (7.07%) Coaching
16 62 (6.75%) Test Automation
17 50 (5.44%) Unit Testing
18 48 (5.22%) OOP
19 47 (5.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 373 (40.59%) Java
2 214 (23.29%) JavaScript
3 159 (17.30%) Ruby
4 126 (13.71%) Python
5 118 (12.84%) C#
6 102 (11.10%) SQL
7 95 (10.34%) Scala
8 66 (7.18%) PHP
9 40 (4.35%) Perl
10 38 (4.13%) Bash Shell
11 20 (2.18%) VB.NET
12 19 (2.07%) C++
13 18 (1.96%) Groovy
14 17 (1.85%) Objective-C
15 16 (1.74%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.09%) C
17 8 (0.87%) PowerShell
18 7 (0.76%) Clojure
19 5 (0.54%) Golang
19 5 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (5.98%) Degree
2 45 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.37%) ISEB
4 30 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 25 (2.72%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.54%) PMP
6 5 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.22%) CCIE
9 2 (0.22%) CCNP
10 1 (0.11%) CBAP
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.11%) MCTS
10 1 (0.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.94%) QA
2 9 (0.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.11%) WAI
3 1 (0.11%) HL7
3 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (3.48%) vCloud
2 27 (2.94%) Varnish
3 25 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.29%) VirtualBox
5 14 (1.52%) Docker
6 13 (1.41%) vSphere
7 3 (0.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.22%) XenApp
8 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 106 (11.53%) Puppet
2 85 (9.25%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (3.48%) ZABBIX
4 22 (2.39%) Vagrant
5 21 (2.29%) Kibana
6 20 (2.18%) Ansible
7 19 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (1.96%) Zenoss
8 18 (1.96%) Nagios
8 18 (1.96%) Graphite
9 17 (1.85%) Graylog2
10 6 (0.65%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (0.54%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.44%) logstash
12 4 (0.44%) Salt
13 3 (0.33%) Hyperic
13 3 (0.33%) yum
14 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
15 1 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 63 (6.86%) Oracle
2 45 (4.90%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.05%) Perforce
3 28 (3.05%) VMware
4 19 (2.07%) Rackspace
5 18 (1.96%) Splunk
6 17 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 16 (1.74%) SAP
7 16 (1.74%) Google
8 15 (1.63%) hybris
9 14 (1.52%) Apple
10 13 (1.41%) Sybase
10 13 (1.41%) New Relic
11 7 (0.76%) AppDynamics
11 7 (0.76%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.54%) Adobe
12 5 (0.54%) EMC
13 4 (0.44%) Citrix
13 4 (0.44%) Juniper
13 4 (0.44%) Mercator
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