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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Kanban
Rank 252 294 419
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +125
Contract jobs citing Kanban 445 345 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.65% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.88% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 281 138
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £17.50

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
42151 38998 41410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.02% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26532 24183 24007
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1087 1536
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
(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 +17 400 £450 +5.88% 180
London +10 262 £450 - 73
South East +44 83 £400 - 34
City of London +3 50 £419 -11.26% 20
Berkshire +47 33 £360 +15.20% 8
Hampshire -1 28 £395 -1.25% 8
Wales - 26 £325 - 3
South Wales - 23 £325 - 2
East Midlands +19 18 £425 +17.24% 5
Southampton +7 16 £355 -0.69% 3
Reading +33 15 £463 +48.00% 2
Surrey +11 13 £419 +5.34% 5
Scotland +3 13 £650 +44.44% 1
Nottinghamshire - 13 £513 - 2
Nottingham - 11 £513 - 2
Maidenhead +6 10 £348 - 3
Glasgow -5 10 £675 +50.00% 1
West Midlands -8 8 £450 - 5
Yorkshire -14 8 £364 +21.25% 12
South West -29 8 £375 +3.44% 15
North West -13 7 £363 +11.53% 17
East of England -24 7 £269 -36.76% 13
Leeds -15 6 £364 +21.25% 7
West Yorkshire -21 6 £364 +21.25% 8
Coventry +3 5 £625 - 1
Woking - 5 £450 -
Cheshire +4 4 £375 +15.38% 6
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £200 -52.94% 7
Chester +13 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +6 3 £463 +25.42% 5

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 833 (95.42%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (85.57%) Scrum
3 451 (51.66%) TDD
4 318 (36.43%) Java
5 292 (33.45%) BDD
6 220 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
7 187 (21.42%) JavaScript
8 183 (20.96%) HTML
9 164 (18.79%) Web Services
10 154 (17.64%) CSS
11 144 (16.49%) .NET
12 139 (15.92%) C#
13 137 (15.69%) Open Source
14 134 (15.35%) Git (software)
15 129 (14.78%) MVC
15 129 (14.78%) Selenium
16 127 (14.55%) Subversion
17 122 (13.97%) JIRA
18 119 (13.63%) Ruby
19 115 (13.17%) Finance
20 114 (13.06%) User Stories
21 113 (12.94%) HTML5
22 111 (12.71%) OO
23 109 (12.49%) Jenkins
24 108 (12.37%) Spring
25 99 (11.34%) E-Commerce
26 97 (11.11%) Scala
27 93 (10.65%) MongoDB
27 93 (10.65%) NoSQL
28 92 (10.54%) Python

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 51 (5.84%) Node.js
2 50 (5.73%) Apache
2 50 (5.73%) CMS
3 49 (5.61%) Tomcat
4 45 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 34 (3.89%) Drupal
6 28 (3.21%) Confluence
7 23 (2.63%) OpenStack
8 21 (2.41%) Apache Solr
9 11 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.26%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.92%) NServiceBus
12 7 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.80%) JCAPS
12 7 (0.80%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.57%) Jetty
14 5 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.03%) MS Excel
4 8 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.80%) MS Office
6 4 (0.46%) Final Cut Pro
7 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.23%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.23%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.11%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.11%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.11%) Endur
3 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
2 25 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.06%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.92%) SaaS
5 8 (0.92%) GitHub
5 8 (0.92%) Joyent
6 7 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (0.80%) ElastiCache
6 7 (0.80%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.57%) PaaS
9 4 (0.46%) Heroku
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.23%) Office 365
11 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.93%) HTTP
2 36 (4.12%) Internet
3 17 (1.95%) LDAP
4 11 (1.26%) SSL
5 10 (1.15%) DNS
6 8 (0.92%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.46%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (0.46%) NetScreen
7 4 (0.46%) Firewall
7 4 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (0.34%) DAB
8 3 (0.34%) Intranet
8 3 (0.34%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.23%) Extranet
9 2 (0.23%) MVNO
10 1 (0.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.65%) MongoDB
1 93 (10.65%) NoSQL
2 88 (10.08%) MySQL
3 70 (8.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 63 (7.22%) SQL Server
5 38 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (2.63%) Big Data
7 19 (2.18%) Relational Database
8 18 (2.06%) Redis
9 16 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.60%) QlikView
10 14 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.80%) RavenDB
12 7 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (0.80%) CouchDB
12 7 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 134 (15.35%) Git (software)
2 129 (14.78%) Selenium
3 127 (14.55%) Subversion
4 122 (13.97%) JIRA
5 109 (12.49%) Jenkins
6 90 (10.31%) Maven
7 89 (10.19%) Cucumber
8 83 (9.51%) JUnit
9 76 (8.71%) WebDriver
10 43 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 36 (4.12%) TestNG
12 33 (3.78%) TeamCity
12 33 (3.78%) JMeter
13 32 (3.67%) Bugzilla
14 29 (3.32%) Ant
15 28 (3.21%) TortoiseSVN
16 23 (2.63%) NUnit
17 20 (2.29%) Visual Studio
18 19 (2.18%) Hudson
19 17 (1.95%) JBehave
General
1 115 (13.17%) Finance
2 60 (6.87%) Publishing
3 51 (5.84%) Banking
4 33 (3.78%) Games
5 31 (3.55%) Investment Banking
6 27 (3.09%) Marketing
7 17 (1.95%) Back Office
8 14 (1.60%) Front Office
8 14 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.26%) Retail
10 10 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.03%) Law
12 8 (0.92%) Electronics
13 7 (0.80%) Legal
13 7 (0.80%) German Language
14 6 (0.69%) French Language
14 6 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.69%) Advertising
15 1 (0.11%) Automotive
15 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 347 (39.75%) Developer
2 108 (12.37%) Analyst
3 95 (10.88%) Java Developer
4 82 (9.39%) ScrumMaster
5 63 (7.22%) Business Analyst
6 55 (6.30%) Project Manager
7 48 (5.50%) Tester
8 46 (5.27%) Architect
9 45 (5.15%) Agile Coach
9 45 (5.15%) Agile Business Analyst
10 41 (4.70%) Senior Developer
11 40 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
12 39 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer
13 38 (4.35%) Technical Architect
14 37 (4.24%) .NET Developer
15 34 (3.89%) Test Analyst
16 28 (3.21%) Agile Project Manager
17 27 (3.09%) Lead Developer
18 26 (2.98%) C# Developer
19 25 (2.86%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (20.96%) HTML
2 164 (18.79%) Web Services
3 154 (17.64%) CSS
4 144 (16.49%) .NET
5 113 (12.94%) HTML5
6 108 (12.37%) Spring
7 92 (10.54%) XML
8 90 (10.31%) REST
9 89 (10.19%) CSS3
10 85 (9.74%) jQuery
11 71 (8.13%) RESTful
12 70 (8.02%) JSON
13 64 (7.33%) AngularJS
14 61 (6.99%) Ajax
15 58 (6.64%) Backbone.js
16 48 (5.50%) SOAP
16 48 (5.50%) Spring MVC
17 47 (5.38%) ASP.NET
18 46 (5.27%) Hibernate
19 44 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 137 (15.69%) Open Source
2 62 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 55 (6.30%) User Experience
4 52 (5.96%) Mobile App
5 44 (5.04%) Client/Server
6 27 (3.09%) Data Structures
7 26 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (2.29%) iPhone
9 20 (2.29%) Visualisation
9 20 (2.29%) iPad
10 14 (1.60%) Online Games
11 11 (1.26%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.26%) Fixed Income
12 10 (1.15%) Digital Media
13 9 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.03%) Taxonomies
14 8 (0.92%) DTV
14 8 (0.92%) GIS
14 8 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 82 (9.39%) Linux
2 57 (6.53%) UNIX
3 45 (5.15%) Apple iOS
4 34 (3.89%) CentOS
5 23 (2.63%) Windows
6 19 (2.18%) Ubuntu
7 18 (2.06%) Android
8 14 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.80%) Solaris
10 7 (0.80%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.69%) AIX
12 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.11%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.11%) SELinux
13 1 (0.11%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.11%) zOS
13 1 (0.11%) Fedora
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 833 (95.42%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (85.57%) Scrum
3 451 (51.66%) TDD
4 292 (33.45%) BDD
5 220 (25.20%) Continuous Integration
6 129 (14.78%) MVC
7 114 (13.06%) User Stories
8 111 (12.71%) OO
9 99 (11.34%) E-Commerce
10 91 (10.42%) DevOps
11 80 (9.16%) Mentoring
12 72 (8.25%) Pair Programming
13 71 (8.13%) Project Management
14 63 (7.22%) Automated Testing
15 61 (6.99%) Automation Testing
16 57 (6.53%) Coaching
17 53 (6.07%) Test Automation
18 51 (5.84%) Software Testing
18 51 (5.84%) Software Engineering
19 48 (5.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 318 (36.43%) Java
2 187 (21.42%) JavaScript
3 139 (15.92%) C#
4 119 (13.63%) Ruby
5 97 (11.11%) Scala
6 92 (10.54%) Python
7 71 (8.13%) SQL
8 46 (5.27%) PHP
9 35 (4.01%) Perl
10 34 (3.89%) Objective-C
11 26 (2.98%) Groovy
12 21 (2.41%) C++
13 16 (1.83%) C
14 14 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.15%) Clojure
16 9 (1.03%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.92%) PowerShell
17 8 (0.92%) XAML
17 8 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (7.79%) Degree
2 60 (6.87%) Security Cleared
3 53 (6.07%) ISEB
4 47 (5.38%) ISTQB
5 41 (4.70%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.46%) CCNP
7 4 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.34%) APMP
8 3 (0.34%) MCSE
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.34%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) PMP
10 1 (0.11%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.56%) QA
2 15 (1.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 26 (2.98%) vCloud
2 13 (1.49%) Varnish
3 9 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.69%) Xen
5 6 (0.69%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.69%) Docker
6 4 (0.46%) vSphere
7 3 (0.34%) XenServer
7 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.34%) NFS
8 2 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 80 (9.16%) Puppet
2 60 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (3.89%) HP Quality Center
4 33 (3.78%) Nagios
5 22 (2.52%) ZABBIX
6 16 (1.83%) Zenoss
6 16 (1.83%) Ansible
7 15 (1.72%) Kibana
7 15 (1.72%) Graylog2
8 10 (1.15%) Vagrant
9 9 (1.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 9 (1.03%) Cobbler
10 8 (0.92%) Opsview
11 6 (0.69%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.57%) Control-M
13 4 (0.46%) Salt
14 3 (0.34%) YUM
14 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.34%) SCCM
14 3 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (6.41%) Oracle
2 45 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.21%) Splunk
4 25 (2.86%) Apple
5 21 (2.41%) Perforce
6 16 (1.83%) Rackspace
6 16 (1.83%) hybris
6 16 (1.83%) New Relic
7 14 (1.60%) SAP
8 13 (1.49%) VMware
9 10 (1.15%) Google
10 9 (1.03%) JBoss
11 8 (0.92%) HP
11 8 (0.92%) Adobe
12 7 (0.80%) Infoblox
12 7 (0.80%) Citrix
12 7 (0.80%) Informatica
13 6 (0.69%) Zend
13 6 (0.69%) Veritas
13 6 (0.69%) Dell
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Rate: £500 - £570 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
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Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £180 - £260 per day
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London
Oliver Bernard
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London
Oliver Bernard
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Newport
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Arrows Group
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Arrows Group
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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West London
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Resource Partners Ltd
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Streamline Connections
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