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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 244 329 477
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +148
Contract jobs citing Kanban 414 262 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.52% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.71% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 206 93
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39338 37094 40713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.94% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24409 22472 23326
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1062 1420
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -

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 July 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 July 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 +59 393 £425 +6.25% 151
London +77 289 £450 +5.88% 70
South East +27 56 £375 -6.25% 30
City of London +34 52 £450 - 17
Hampshire -2 18 £375 -6.54% 5
Wales - 16 £325 - 1
South Wales - 15 £338 - 1
Berkshire +11 14 £348 -36.81% 9
Southampton +5 12 £365 +2.81% 2
North West -8 12 £414 +27.30% 15
South West -24 12 £350 -3.44% 4
East of England -16 11 £425 - 11
Cambridgeshire -3 10 £425 - 3
Newport - 10 £350 - 1
Surrey - 9 £375 - 6
Cambridge +5 8 £425 -22.72% 3
Brighton - 7 £365 -
East Sussex - 7 £365 -
Lancashire - 7 £403 - 1
West Midlands -8 6 £558 +31.17% 1
Coventry -9 6 £558 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £450 - 1
Leicestershire -5 5 £320 -28.88% 2
East Midlands -7 5 £320 -26.85% 6
Maidenhead - 5 £348 - 2
Milton Keynes - 5 £450 -
Bristol - 4 - - 3
Reading +6 3 £413 +17.85% 1
Basingstoke +9 2 £375 -6.83% 2
Somerset -14 2 £275 -

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (86.20%) Scrum
2 444 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
3 435 (52.66%) TDD
4 287 (34.75%) Java
5 262 (31.72%) BDD
6 222 (26.88%) HTML
7 206 (24.94%) JavaScript
7 206 (24.94%) Continuous Integration
8 190 (23.00%) CSS
9 173 (20.94%) C#
10 154 (18.64%) Web Services
11 152 (18.40%) .NET
12 138 (16.71%) HTML5
13 129 (15.62%) Git (software)
14 124 (15.01%) MVC
14 124 (15.01%) Ruby
15 108 (13.08%) Open Source
16 106 (12.83%) jQuery
17 101 (12.23%) Subversion
17 101 (12.23%) SQL Server
18 97 (11.74%) OO
19 96 (11.62%) REST
20 95 (11.50%) Cucumber
21 94 (11.38%) Selenium
21 94 (11.38%) Finance
22 93 (11.26%) JSON
23 92 (11.14%) XML
23 92 (11.14%) NoSQL
23 92 (11.14%) CSS3
24 90 (10.90%) E-Commerce

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 58 (7.02%) CMS
2 41 (4.96%) Node.js
3 39 (4.72%) Tomcat
4 37 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 31 (3.75%) Apache
6 26 (3.15%) Drupal
7 20 (2.42%) Confluence
8 19 (2.30%) Umbraco
9 15 (1.82%) Apache Solr
10 14 (1.69%) MS Exchange
11 13 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (1.33%) NServiceBus
12 11 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (1.21%) WebLogic
14 9 (1.09%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.85%) JCAPS
16 6 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.73%) Alfresco
16 6 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.45%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.97%) MS Office
5 6 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.36%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.12%) Mingle
8 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (2.54%) Google Analytics
2 12 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.24%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Summit
4 1 (0.12%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.12%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.12%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.12%) Endur
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.06%) SaaS
5 13 (1.57%) Amazon S3
6 9 (1.09%) Office 365
7 8 (0.97%) GitHub
8 7 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.85%) Joyent
8 7 (0.85%) Google Apps
8 7 (0.85%) ElastiCache
9 3 (0.36%) Heroku
10 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.27%) HTTP
2 18 (2.18%) Internet
3 16 (1.94%) LDAP
4 10 (1.21%) HTTPS
4 10 (1.21%) SSL
4 10 (1.21%) DNS
5 4 (0.48%) VoIP
5 4 (0.48%) Intranet
6 3 (0.36%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.36%) Firewall
6 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (0.24%) SMTP
7 2 (0.24%) Extranet
7 2 (0.24%) NetScreen
7 2 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.24%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.12%) SSH
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 92 (11.14%) NoSQL
3 89 (10.77%) MongoDB
4 78 (9.44%) MySQL
5 54 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 31 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (3.27%) Big Data
8 18 (2.18%) Redis
9 16 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.33%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.21%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.97%) RavenDB
13 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.85%) QlikView
14 7 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 129 (15.62%) Git (software)
2 101 (12.23%) Subversion
3 95 (11.50%) Cucumber
4 94 (11.38%) Selenium
5 89 (10.77%) JIRA
6 72 (8.72%) Jenkins
7 69 (8.35%) JUnit
8 57 (6.90%) Maven
9 47 (5.69%) WebDriver
10 40 (4.84%) TeamCity
11 37 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (4.12%) JBehave
13 26 (3.15%) Visual Studio
14 23 (2.78%) NUnit
14 23 (2.78%) JMeter
15 22 (2.66%) SpecFlow
16 21 (2.54%) Hudson
17 20 (2.42%) TestNG
18 19 (2.30%) Ant
18 19 (2.30%) Mercurial
General
1 94 (11.38%) Finance
2 49 (5.93%) Publishing
3 34 (4.12%) Banking
4 27 (3.27%) Back Office
5 23 (2.78%) Marketing
5 23 (2.78%) Games
6 21 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.57%) Retail
8 13 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.45%) Electronics
10 10 (1.21%) Front Office
11 7 (0.85%) Law
12 5 (0.61%) German Language
12 5 (0.61%) Legal
12 5 (0.61%) Advertising
13 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.48%) French Language
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 361 (43.70%) Developer
2 95 (11.50%) Java Developer
3 86 (10.41%) ScrumMaster
4 77 (9.32%) Analyst
5 55 (6.66%) .NET Developer
6 52 (6.30%) Project Manager
6 52 (6.30%) Tester
7 48 (5.81%) Business Analyst
8 45 (5.45%) Architect
9 44 (5.33%) Agile Coach
10 37 (4.48%) C# Developer
11 33 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
12 31 (3.75%) Technical Architect
12 31 (3.75%) Agile Business Analyst
13 30 (3.63%) Senior Developer
14 28 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
15 24 (2.91%) Agile Project Manager
15 24 (2.91%) Lead Developer
16 23 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
17 20 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (26.88%) HTML
2 190 (23.00%) CSS
3 154 (18.64%) Web Services
4 152 (18.40%) .NET
5 138 (16.71%) HTML5
6 106 (12.83%) jQuery
7 96 (11.62%) REST
8 93 (11.26%) JSON
9 92 (11.14%) XML
9 92 (11.14%) CSS3
10 89 (10.77%) Spring
11 70 (8.47%) ASP.NET
12 67 (8.11%) AngularJS
13 64 (7.75%) Ajax
14 60 (7.26%) RESTful
15 54 (6.54%) SOAP
16 49 (5.93%) Backbone.js
17 46 (5.57%) Ruby on Rails
18 45 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
19 40 (4.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 108 (13.08%) Open Source
2 53 (6.42%) Mobile App
3 40 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.66%) Client/Server
5 19 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (1.94%) Visualisation
7 14 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.57%) Online Games
8 13 (1.57%) DTV
9 11 (1.33%) iPhone
10 10 (1.21%) iPad
11 9 (1.09%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (0.97%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.97%) Blackberry
12 8 (0.97%) GIS
12 8 (0.97%) Blog
13 7 (0.85%) Taxonomies
13 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (9.44%) Linux
2 58 (7.02%) UNIX
3 44 (5.33%) Apple iOS
4 39 (4.72%) Windows
5 29 (3.51%) Android
6 28 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (2.66%) CentOS
8 13 (1.57%) Solaris
9 11 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.97%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.85%) AIX
13 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.12%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.12%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 712 (86.20%) Scrum
2 444 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
3 435 (52.66%) TDD
4 262 (31.72%) BDD
5 206 (24.94%) Continuous Integration
6 124 (15.01%) MVC
7 97 (11.74%) OO
8 90 (10.90%) E-Commerce
9 79 (9.56%) User Stories
10 75 (9.08%) Test Automation
10 75 (9.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 71 (8.60%) Pair Programming
12 65 (7.87%) Project Management
13 60 (7.26%) Automated Testing
14 59 (7.14%) Software Engineering
15 55 (6.66%) Extreme Programming
16 54 (6.54%) DevOps
17 50 (6.05%) SOA
18 44 (5.33%) OOP
19 39 (4.72%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 287 (34.75%) Java
2 206 (24.94%) JavaScript
3 173 (20.94%) C#
4 124 (15.01%) Ruby
5 84 (10.17%) Python
6 77 (9.32%) Scala
7 65 (7.87%) SQL
8 42 (5.08%) PHP
9 37 (4.48%) Groovy
10 34 (4.12%) Perl
11 26 (3.15%) Objective-C
12 23 (2.78%) C++
13 14 (1.69%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.69%) XAML
14 13 (1.57%) C
14 13 (1.57%) VB
14 13 (1.57%) Clojure
15 12 (1.45%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.21%) PHP5
17 9 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (6.05%) Degree
2 38 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 37 (4.48%) ISEB
4 32 (3.87%) ISTQB
5 21 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.36%) MCSE
9 3 (0.36%) PMP
9 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.36%) APMP
10 2 (0.24%) CCNP
10 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.02%) QA
2 8 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.45%) vCloud
2 9 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.09%) Varnish
3 8 (0.97%) Xen
4 6 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.48%) NFS
6 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.36%) XenServer
6 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.24%) HDFS
7 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.24%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 54 (6.54%) Puppet
2 31 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (3.51%) Nagios
4 25 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.09%) Cobbler
5 9 (1.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 9 (1.09%) ZABBIX
5 9 (1.09%) Opsview
6 8 (0.97%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.85%) Zenoss
7 7 (0.85%) Kibana
7 7 (0.85%) Graylog2
8 6 (0.73%) Ansible
8 6 (0.73%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.73%) SCCM
9 5 (0.61%) Control-M
10 4 (0.48%) Salt
11 3 (0.36%) SCOM
12 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.12%) YUM
Vendors
1 54 (6.54%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.21%) Oracle
3 34 (4.12%) Google
4 21 (2.54%) Splunk
5 19 (2.30%) Venda
6 18 (2.18%) SAP
7 16 (1.94%) Rackspace
7 16 (1.94%) Apple
8 15 (1.82%) VMware
9 14 (1.69%) New Relic
10 13 (1.57%) HP
11 10 (1.21%) hybris
11 10 (1.21%) JBoss
12 8 (0.97%) Infoblox
12 8 (0.97%) Twitter
12 8 (0.97%) Dell
13 7 (0.85%) Perforce
13 7 (0.85%) Veritas
14 6 (0.73%) Informatica
14 6 (0.73%) Adobe
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