The table below looks at the statistics for Kanban skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Kanban
Rank 93 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Kanban 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
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£438 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1449 1480 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.94% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 794 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 79 108
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Kanban
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kanban across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Kanban Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Kanban
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kanban across the West Midlands region.

Kanban Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Kanban
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kanban across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Kanban Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
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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
Birmingham 0 7 £463 +23.33% 3
Coventry +7 6 £425 -34.61% 4
Warwickshire - 1 £340 - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 31 (91.18%) Scrum
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Coaching
3 13 (38.24%) Open Source
4 11 (32.35%) Web Services
4 11 (32.35%) User Stories
5 9 (26.47%) .NET
6 8 (23.53%) Java
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (20.59%) WCF
7 7 (20.59%) Ruby
7 7 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
7 7 (20.59%) Python
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.59%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (17.65%) Business Transformation
9 5 (14.71%) Data Governance
9 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.76%) TDD
11 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
11 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Automotive
11 3 (8.82%) Games
11 3 (8.82%) Project Management
11 3 (8.82%) SAP

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (20.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.94%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 3 (8.82%) Automotive
1 3 (8.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Business Analyst
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Business Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Lead Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (8.82%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Coach
8 2 (5.88%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.88%) SAP P2P Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Web Services
2 9 (26.47%) .NET
3 7 (20.59%) WCF
3 7 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.94%) Wiki
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Scrum
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Coaching
3 11 (32.35%) User Stories
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (17.65%) Business Transformation
6 5 (14.71%) Data Governance
6 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) ATDD
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.88%) DSDM
9 2 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) Ruby
2 7 (20.59%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Remedy
4 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards