Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for Kanban skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kanban over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Kanban
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 14 35
Rank change year-on-year -8 +21 +18
Contract jobs citing Kanban 23 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 10.09% 18.10% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.60% 20.21% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 9
Blackpool median daily rate £530 £535 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.93% +18.89% -6.25%
10th Percentile £357 £363 £425
90th Percentile £628 £645 £475
Lancashire median daily rate £530 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +32.50% -11.11% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £55.73

Kanban is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Blackpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 217 94 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 95.18% 89.52% 88.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 71 145
Blackpool median daily rate £475 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.10% -12.50%
10th Percentile £338 £363 £306
90th Percentile £625 £730 £556
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +6.19% +13.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Blackpool median hourly rate £24.50 £38.02 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% +230.59% -
10th Percentile £14.50 £16.35 £10.75
90th Percentile £42.60 £61.30 £12.25
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +8.11%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

Job postings citing Kanban as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackpool.

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in Blackpool

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Kanban in Blackpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in Blackpool

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Blackpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in Blackpool over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Kanban also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Blackpool region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) Scrum
3 16 (69.57%) BDD
4 12 (52.17%) TDD
5 11 (47.83%) Java
6 10 (43.48%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (43.48%) Pair Programming
7 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
7 9 (39.13%) Spring Boot
7 9 (39.13%) Java 8
8 8 (34.78%) Refactoring
8 8 (34.78%) Wiki
9 7 (30.43%) QA
9 7 (30.43%) User Experience
10 6 (26.09%) Linux
10 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
10 6 (26.09%) SOA
10 6 (26.09%) Spring Security
10 6 (26.09%) Spring
10 6 (26.09%) Critical Path Analysis
10 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
11 5 (21.74%) User Stories
11 5 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (17.39%) Web Operations
12 4 (17.39%) UX Design
12 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
12 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
12 4 (17.39%) Validation
13 3 (13.04%) SQL
13 3 (13.04%) Web Services

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Project Planner
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Project Planner
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum Master
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PMO Planner
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Planner
6 1 (4.35%) QA Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Programme Planner
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Spring Boot
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
2 6 (26.09%) Spring Security
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Wiki
2 7 (30.43%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Blog
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) Scrum
3 16 (69.57%) BDD
4 12 (52.17%) TDD
5 10 (43.48%) Pair Programming
6 8 (34.78%) Refactoring
7 6 (26.09%) Critical Path Analysis
7 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
7 6 (26.09%) SOA
7 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
8 5 (21.74%) User Stories
9 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 4 (17.39%) UX Design
9 4 (17.39%) Validation
9 4 (17.39%) Web Operations
10 2 (8.70%) Data Management
10 2 (8.70%) Information Security
10 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Java 8
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) COBOL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) PMO
3 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (4.35%) Micro Focus
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Pega
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow