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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 241 317 452
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +135
Contract jobs citing Kanban 429 276 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.54% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.74% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 216 114
Average daily rate
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£425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £619 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
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
40471 37295 40749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25021 22614 23464
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
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 1157 1059 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%

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 30 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 30 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 +48 403 £425 +5.59% 184
London +77 294 £450 +5.88% 78
South East +24 63 £375 -6.25% 33
City of London +23 51 £450 -5.26% 23
Wales - 20 £325 - 2
Hampshire -4 19 £388 -3.42% 6
South Wales - 18 £325 - 1
Berkshire +12 16 £348 -36.81% 6
Surrey - 13 £400 - 8
Newport - 13 £338 - 1
North West +1 12 £414 +27.30% 22
East of England -15 11 £425 - 20
Southampton +3 10 £365 +2.81% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 10 £425 - 3
South West -18 10 £350 -3.44% 6
Cambridge -1 8 £425 -22.72% 3
Brighton - 7 £365 - 1
East Sussex - 7 £365 - 1
Lancashire - 7 £403 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 6 £450 - 2
East Midlands -3 5 £325 -25.71% 7
Leicestershire -7 5 £325 -27.77% 1
Coventry -8 5 £625 -
West Midlands -14 5 £625 +47.05% 3
Milton Keynes - 5 £450 -
Maidenhead - 5 £348 -
Reading +10 4 £275 -21.42% 1
Woking - 3 £425 - 1
Basingstoke +5 2 £375 -6.83% 1
Yorkshire -7 2 £400 +33.33% 13

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 718 (86.09%) Scrum
2 446 (53.48%) Agile Software Development
3 436 (52.28%) TDD
4 301 (36.09%) Java
5 268 (32.13%) BDD
6 218 (26.14%) HTML
7 206 (24.70%) JavaScript
8 205 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
9 185 (22.18%) CSS
10 173 (20.74%) C#
11 159 (19.06%) Web Services
12 154 (18.47%) .NET
13 134 (16.07%) HTML5
14 129 (15.47%) MVC
15 126 (15.11%) Git (software)
16 120 (14.39%) Ruby
17 109 (13.07%) Open Source
18 105 (12.59%) jQuery
19 104 (12.47%) Subversion
20 100 (11.99%) REST
21 99 (11.87%) OO
22 98 (11.75%) SQL Server
23 97 (11.63%) XML
23 97 (11.63%) Selenium
24 96 (11.51%) Spring
24 96 (11.51%) NoSQL
25 95 (11.39%) JIRA
26 94 (11.27%) JSON
26 94 (11.27%) Cucumber
27 93 (11.15%) Finance

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 54 (6.47%) CMS
2 44 (5.28%) Tomcat
3 42 (5.04%) Node.js
4 38 (4.56%) SharePoint
5 36 (4.32%) Apache
6 24 (2.88%) Drupal
7 21 (2.52%) Confluence
8 15 (1.80%) Umbraco
9 13 (1.56%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.32%) NServiceBus
11 10 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.20%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.08%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.84%) JCAPS
14 7 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.72%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.96%) MS Office
5 3 (0.36%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.12%) Mingle
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.04%) Google Analytics
2 12 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.12%) Endur
4 1 (0.12%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.12%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.80%) SaaS
5 14 (1.68%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.96%) GitHub
6 8 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.84%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.84%) ElastiCache
8 5 (0.60%) Office 365
8 5 (0.60%) Joyent
9 3 (0.36%) Heroku
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.48%) HTTP
2 23 (2.76%) Internet
3 16 (1.92%) LDAP
4 10 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 10 (1.20%) SSL
5 9 (1.08%) DNS
6 4 (0.48%) Intranet
6 4 (0.48%) Firewall
7 3 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.36%) NetScreen
7 3 (0.36%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (0.36%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.24%) Extranet
8 2 (0.24%) SMTP
8 2 (0.24%) VoIP
9 1 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (11.75%) SQL Server
2 96 (11.51%) NoSQL
3 89 (10.67%) MongoDB
4 78 (9.35%) MySQL
5 54 (6.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 33 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (3.24%) Big Data
8 25 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (2.04%) Redis
9 17 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (1.80%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.32%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.08%) QlikView
14 8 (0.96%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.96%) RavenDB
14 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 126 (15.11%) Git (software)
2 104 (12.47%) Subversion
3 97 (11.63%) Selenium
4 95 (11.39%) JIRA
5 94 (11.27%) Cucumber
6 79 (9.47%) Jenkins
7 76 (9.11%) JUnit
8 60 (7.19%) Maven
9 50 (6.00%) WebDriver
10 39 (4.68%) TeamCity
11 38 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 31 (3.72%) JBehave
13 26 (3.12%) Visual Studio
14 25 (3.00%) JMeter
15 23 (2.76%) TestNG
15 23 (2.76%) NUnit
16 22 (2.64%) Hudson
17 21 (2.52%) SpecFlow
17 21 (2.52%) Ant
18 19 (2.28%) Bugzilla
General
1 93 (11.15%) Finance
2 53 (6.35%) Publishing
3 36 (4.32%) Banking
4 29 (3.48%) Back Office
5 24 (2.88%) Marketing
5 24 (2.88%) Games
6 22 (2.64%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.56%) Retail
9 12 (1.44%) Front Office
9 12 (1.44%) Electronics
10 8 (0.96%) Law
11 6 (0.72%) Legal
11 6 (0.72%) Advertising
12 5 (0.60%) German Language
13 4 (0.48%) French Language
13 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 360 (43.17%) Developer
2 102 (12.23%) Java Developer
3 87 (10.43%) ScrumMaster
4 81 (9.71%) Analyst
5 56 (6.71%) Project Manager
5 56 (6.71%) .NET Developer
6 52 (6.24%) Tester
7 51 (6.12%) Business Analyst
8 47 (5.64%) Architect
9 44 (5.28%) Agile Coach
10 38 (4.56%) C# Developer
11 35 (4.20%) Agile Business Analyst
12 34 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
13 32 (3.84%) Technical Architect
14 31 (3.72%) Senior Developer
15 27 (3.24%) Agile Project Manager
16 24 (2.88%) Lead Developer
16 24 (2.88%) Front-End Developer
17 23 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
18 21 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (26.14%) HTML
2 185 (22.18%) CSS
3 159 (19.06%) Web Services
4 154 (18.47%) .NET
5 134 (16.07%) HTML5
6 105 (12.59%) jQuery
7 100 (11.99%) REST
8 97 (11.63%) XML
9 96 (11.51%) Spring
10 94 (11.27%) JSON
11 92 (11.03%) CSS3
12 69 (8.27%) ASP.NET
13 66 (7.91%) Ajax
13 66 (7.91%) AngularJS
14 63 (7.55%) RESTful
15 56 (6.71%) SOAP
16 49 (5.88%) Backbone.js
17 44 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (5.16%) Ruby on Rails
19 41 (4.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.07%) Open Source
2 52 (6.24%) Mobile App
3 44 (5.28%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.76%) Client/Server
5 21 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (2.04%) Visualisation
7 13 (1.56%) DTV
7 13 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.56%) Online Games
8 11 (1.32%) iPhone
9 10 (1.20%) iPad
10 9 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.08%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.96%) Blog
11 8 (0.96%) GIS
11 8 (0.96%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.84%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 82 (9.83%) Linux
2 59 (7.07%) UNIX
3 42 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 31 (3.72%) Windows
5 28 (3.36%) Android
6 22 (2.64%) CentOS
7 20 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.56%) Solaris
10 10 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.84%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.12%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.12%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 718 (86.09%) Scrum
2 446 (53.48%) Agile Software Development
3 436 (52.28%) TDD
4 268 (32.13%) BDD
5 205 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
6 129 (15.47%) MVC
7 99 (11.87%) OO
8 92 (11.03%) E-Commerce
9 82 (9.83%) User Stories
10 75 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
11 74 (8.87%) Test Automation
11 74 (8.87%) Pair Programming
12 68 (8.15%) Project Management
13 62 (7.43%) Automated Testing
14 60 (7.19%) Software Engineering
15 56 (6.71%) Extreme Programming
15 56 (6.71%) DevOps
16 55 (6.59%) SOA
17 43 (5.16%) OOP
17 43 (5.16%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 301 (36.09%) Java
2 206 (24.70%) JavaScript
3 173 (20.74%) C#
4 120 (14.39%) Ruby
5 84 (10.07%) Python
6 74 (8.87%) Scala
7 67 (8.03%) SQL
8 39 (4.68%) Groovy
8 39 (4.68%) PHP
9 33 (3.96%) Perl
10 27 (3.24%) Objective-C
11 23 (2.76%) C++
12 15 (1.80%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.80%) XAML
13 14 (1.68%) C
13 14 (1.68%) Clojure
14 13 (1.56%) VB
15 12 (1.44%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.08%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 54 (6.47%) Degree
2 45 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.68%) ISEB
4 34 (4.08%) ISTQB
5 28 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.36%) APMP
9 3 (0.36%) MCSE
9 3 (0.36%) CCNP
9 3 (0.36%) PMP
9 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.35%) QA
2 9 (1.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (1.56%) vCloud
2 8 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.84%) Varnish
3 7 (0.84%) Xen
4 6 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.48%) NFS
5 4 (0.48%) 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
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 55 (6.59%) Puppet
2 32 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (3.48%) Nagios
4 27 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.20%) ZABBIX
6 9 (1.08%) Vagrant
7 8 (0.96%) Ansible
7 8 (0.96%) Kibana
7 8 (0.96%) Graylog2
7 8 (0.96%) Opsview
7 8 (0.96%) Cobbler
7 8 (0.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 8 (0.96%) Zenoss
8 6 (0.72%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.60%) Control-M
10 4 (0.48%) SCCM
11 3 (0.36%) Salt
11 3 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.36%) SCOM
12 1 (0.12%) YUM
Vendors
1 52 (6.24%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.16%) Oracle
3 30 (3.60%) Google
4 21 (2.52%) Splunk
5 18 (2.16%) SAP
6 16 (1.92%) Apple
7 15 (1.80%) Venda
7 15 (1.80%) VMware
8 14 (1.68%) New Relic
9 13 (1.56%) Rackspace
9 13 (1.56%) HP
10 11 (1.32%) hybris
11 10 (1.20%) JBoss
12 8 (0.96%) Perforce
13 7 (0.84%) Infoblox
13 7 (0.84%) Twitter
13 7 (0.84%) Dell
13 7 (0.84%) Informatica
14 6 (0.72%) Zend
14 6 (0.72%) Veritas
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