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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Kanban
Rank 217 260 299
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +39
Contract jobs citing Kanban 575 442 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 0.86% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.10% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 335 245
Average daily rate £475 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £334 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00

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
41848 40077 37882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.28% 77.58% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27401 25574 22963
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1200 1065 1153
Average hourly rate £39.34 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.30% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +17 528 £480 +9.71% 278
London +17 309 £500 +11.11% 153
North West +14 58 £450 +9.09% 17
South East -21 44 £425 +3.03% 29
Yorkshire +10 35 £480 +23.87% 22
Scotland +24 32 £350 -9.67% 6
City of London +11 29 £518 +18.28% 38
West Yorkshire +7 28 £500 +29.03% 14
Manchester -8 27 £450 +50.00% 8
Edinburgh +12 25 £350 -9.67% 1
Leeds +8 25 £500 +25.00% 10
East of England +16 24 £525 - 17
South West +11 23 £400 - 18
Berkshire +9 19 £350 -17.64% 8
Cheshire +3 17 £525 +14.13% 5
West Midlands -6 17 £525 +23.52% 13
North East -11 17 £500 +3.62% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 16 £500 +3.62% 6
Tyne and Wear -17 16 £500 +3.62% 6
Reading -8 15 £350 -17.64% 6
Essex - 15 £550 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 13 £550 -
Oxfordshire - 9 £425 -
Bristol +3 8 £340 -2.85% 1
Lancashire +3 8 £450 -18.18% 4
Knutsford +3 8 £481 -8.33% 1
Oxford - 8 £425 -
Glasgow - 7 £368 - 5
Gloucestershire +15 6 £388 -3.12% 12
East Midlands -5 6 £450 +5.88% 4

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1179 (94.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1053 (84.51%) Scrum
3 681 (54.65%) TDD
4 493 (39.57%) Java
5 427 (34.27%) BDD
6 378 (30.34%) Continuous Integration
7 348 (27.93%) JavaScript
8 290 (23.27%) HTML
9 281 (22.55%) CSS
10 262 (21.03%) Web Services
11 247 (19.82%) Spring
12 220 (17.66%) Git (software)
13 186 (14.93%) Pair Programming
14 180 (14.45%) NoSQL
15 179 (14.37%) DevOps
16 166 (13.32%) Finance
17 160 (12.84%) E-Commerce
17 160 (12.84%) RESTful
18 159 (12.76%) Ruby
19 156 (12.52%) JIRA
20 155 (12.44%) SQL
21 153 (12.28%) Cucumber
22 152 (12.20%) REST
23 150 (12.04%) User Stories
24 149 (11.96%) Continuous Delivery
25 147 (11.80%) Jenkins
26 145 (11.64%) HTML5
26 145 (11.64%) MVC
27 143 (11.48%) Scala
28 131 (10.51%) Hibernate

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 81 (6.50%) Node.js
2 63 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 59 (4.74%) JBoss
4 51 (4.09%) Confluence
5 43 (3.45%) Apache
6 35 (2.81%) Apache Spark
7 24 (1.93%) Apache Solr
8 22 (1.77%) CMS
9 16 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.12%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.80%) GlassFish
12 9 (0.72%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.48%) Alfresco
13 6 (0.48%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.48%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.48%) nginx
13 6 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.32%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 11 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.64%) HipChat
5 7 (0.56%) MS Office
5 7 (0.56%) MS Project
6 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.24%) Mingle
6 3 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.080%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 20 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.56%) Magento
3 6 (0.48%) HFM
4 4 (0.32%) Kondor
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.16%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.080%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.080%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 119 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (4.98%) GitHub
3 37 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (1.36%) Heroku
6 13 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (0.80%) SaaS
8 6 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.40%) IaaS
10 4 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.24%) Office 365
11 3 (0.24%) Trello
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.16%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.16%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.080%) PaaS
13 1 (0.080%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.98%) HTTP
2 46 (3.69%) Internet
3 31 (2.49%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.69%) SSL
5 11 (0.88%) Firewall
6 9 (0.72%) LAN
6 9 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.56%) DNS
8 6 (0.48%) DVB
8 6 (0.48%) SAN
8 6 (0.48%) SSH
9 5 (0.40%) DHCP
9 5 (0.40%) VPN
10 4 (0.32%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.32%) NAS
10 4 (0.32%) WAN
11 3 (0.24%) FTP
11 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (14.45%) NoSQL
2 128 (10.27%) MongoDB
3 99 (7.95%) MySQL
3 99 (7.95%) SQL Server
4 92 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
5 90 (7.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 55 (4.41%) Big Data
7 50 (4.01%) Relational Database
8 47 (3.77%) Hadoop
9 46 (3.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 29 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (1.61%) Oracle Database
16 18 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
17 16 (1.28%) Jackrabbit
18 15 (1.20%) Apache Hive
19 14 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 220 (17.66%) Git (software)
2 156 (12.52%) JIRA
3 153 (12.28%) Cucumber
4 147 (11.80%) Jenkins
5 109 (8.75%) Selenium
6 85 (6.82%) Subversion
7 81 (6.50%) Maven
8 53 (4.25%) JUnit
9 47 (3.77%) Mockito
10 42 (3.37%) SpecFlow
10 42 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 41 (3.29%) TeamCity
12 36 (2.89%) Gradle
13 35 (2.81%) RSpec
14 34 (2.73%) Capybara
15 28 (2.25%) WebDriver
16 26 (2.09%) Grunt
17 25 (2.01%) git-flow
18 24 (1.93%) SoapUI
19 22 (1.77%) Jasmine
General
1 166 (13.32%) Finance
2 59 (4.74%) Banking
3 47 (3.77%) Publishing
4 41 (3.29%) Games
5 25 (2.01%) Retail
6 19 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 12 (0.96%) Front Office
9 9 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.64%) Billing
11 7 (0.56%) Advertising
12 6 (0.48%) Legal
13 5 (0.40%) Back Office
13 5 (0.40%) Law
13 5 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.32%) Marketing
15 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.16%) Electronics
16 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 612 (49.12%) Developer
2 288 (23.11%) Java Developer
3 169 (13.56%) Agile Developer
4 141 (11.32%) Analyst
5 130 (10.43%) Agile Java Developer
6 114 (9.15%) Senior Developer
7 93 (7.46%) Business Analyst
8 90 (7.22%) Scrum Master
9 84 (6.74%) Architect
9 84 (6.74%) Senior Java Developer
10 69 (5.54%) Project Manager
11 68 (5.46%) Agile Business Analyst
12 63 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
13 46 (3.69%) Scala Developer
14 45 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 41 (3.29%) Test Analyst
16 39 (3.13%) Agile Scrum Master
17 36 (2.89%) .NET Developer
18 35 (2.81%) Agile Project Manager
18 35 (2.81%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (23.27%) HTML
2 281 (22.55%) CSS
3 262 (21.03%) Web Services
4 247 (19.82%) Spring
5 160 (12.84%) RESTful
6 152 (12.20%) REST
7 145 (11.64%) HTML5
8 131 (10.51%) Hibernate
9 121 (9.71%) .NET
10 110 (8.83%) JSON
11 109 (8.75%) AngularJS
12 94 (7.54%) Ajax
12 94 (7.54%) CSS3
13 91 (7.30%) jQuery
14 87 (6.98%) XML
15 64 (5.14%) Ruby on Rails
16 63 (5.06%) J2EE
17 56 (4.49%) SOAP
18 50 (4.01%) Sass
19 49 (3.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 109 (8.75%) User Experience
2 40 (3.21%) Mobile App
3 37 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 20 (1.61%) Derivative
5 20 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 12 (0.96%) Data Integration
9 11 (0.88%) Equities
9 11 (0.88%) Market Risk
10 10 (0.80%) Digital Media
10 10 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (0.80%) Equity Risk
11 8 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (0.64%) iPad
12 7 (0.56%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.56%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.56%) Grid Computing
12 7 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 110 (8.83%) Linux
2 53 (4.25%) Android
3 50 (4.01%) Apple iOS
4 48 (3.85%) Unix
5 45 (3.61%) Windows
6 20 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.36%) Windows Server
9 13 (1.04%) CentOS
10 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.32%) Solaris
11 4 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.24%) Debian
12 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1179 (94.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1053 (84.51%) Scrum
3 681 (54.65%) TDD
4 427 (34.27%) BDD
5 378 (30.34%) Continuous Integration
6 186 (14.93%) Pair Programming
7 179 (14.37%) DevOps
8 160 (12.84%) E-Commerce
9 150 (12.04%) User Stories
10 149 (11.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 145 (11.64%) MVC
12 122 (9.79%) Automated Testing
13 110 (8.83%) Mentoring
14 105 (8.43%) SOA
15 104 (8.35%) Open Source
16 102 (8.19%) Software Engineering
17 98 (7.87%) OO
18 97 (7.78%) Test Automation
19 90 (7.22%) Project Management
20 65 (5.22%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 493 (39.57%) Java
2 348 (27.93%) JavaScript
3 159 (12.76%) Ruby
4 155 (12.44%) SQL
5 143 (11.48%) Scala
6 109 (8.75%) C#
7 104 (8.35%) Python
8 57 (4.57%) PHP
9 30 (2.41%) Clojure
9 30 (2.41%) Perl
10 19 (1.52%) T-SQL
11 18 (1.44%) C++
11 18 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.20%) Groovy
13 13 (1.04%) C
14 12 (0.96%) Objective-C
14 12 (0.96%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.72%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.64%) Apple Swift
16 8 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 45 (3.61%) Degree
3 26 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.69%) ISEB
4 21 (1.69%) ISTQB
5 11 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.64%) PMP
7 6 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.16%) CCNA
11 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.16%) MCSD
11 2 (0.16%) OCP
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.080%) CBAP
12 1 (0.080%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (9.47%) QA
2 15 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.40%) SDET
4 3 (0.24%) COBIT
4 3 (0.24%) WAI
5 2 (0.16%) EMIR
5 2 (0.16%) WCAG
6 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.080%) MiFID
6 1 (0.080%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (3.21%) Docker
2 23 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.88%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.56%) vSphere
6 6 (0.48%) oVirt
7 3 (0.24%) Varnish
7 3 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.16%) Xen
9 1 (0.080%) HDFS
9 1 (0.080%) KVM
9 1 (0.080%) LXC
9 1 (0.080%) QEMU
9 1 (0.080%) RHEV
9 1 (0.080%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.080%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 74 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
2 64 (5.14%) Puppet
3 19 (1.52%) Capistrano
4 13 (1.04%) Oozie
5 12 (0.96%) Mesos
6 11 (0.88%) Ansible
6 11 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.72%) Nagios
8 7 (0.56%) Rundeck
8 7 (0.56%) Salt
9 6 (0.48%) Control-M
10 5 (0.40%) SCCM
10 5 (0.40%) yum
10 5 (0.40%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.32%) Ambari
11 4 (0.32%) Graphite
11 4 (0.32%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.32%) logstash
11 4 (0.32%) Riemann
12 3 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 90 (7.22%) Oracle
2 82 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 29 (2.33%) VMware
4 25 (2.01%) IBM
5 17 (1.36%) HP
5 17 (1.36%) WSO2
6 16 (1.28%) Atlassian
7 13 (1.04%) Informatica
8 12 (0.96%) New Relic
9 11 (0.88%) Cisco
10 10 (0.80%) hybris
11 9 (0.72%) Red Hat
11 9 (0.72%) SAP
11 9 (0.72%) Twitter
12 8 (0.64%) Facebook
12 8 (0.64%) Google
12 8 (0.64%) Pega
12 8 (0.64%) Perforce
13 6 (0.48%) OpenTV
13 6 (0.48%) Zend
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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