Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 17 40
Rank change year-on-year -15 +23 +8
Contract jobs citing Kanban 8 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 4.17% 13.07% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 14.18% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 13
Blackpool median daily rate £490 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% -6.25%
10th Percentile £351 £363 £345
90th Percentile £650 £613 £475
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -

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 180 141 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 93.75% 92.16% 97.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 121 163
Blackpool median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -10.53%
10th Percentile £333 £306 £319
90th Percentile £634 £638 £575
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +9.42% +2.81% -8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Blackpool median hourly rate £42.00 £38.02 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.48% +237.93% -
10th Percentile £38.20 £16.35 £10.53
90th Percentile £45.52 £61.30 £12.18
Lancashire median hourly rate £38.00 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.17% -4.71% +7.26%

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 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) User Stories
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
6 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 3 (37.50%) XML
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) User Experience
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (25.00%) SDLC
7 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (25.00%) IaaS
7 2 (25.00%) Secure Coding
7 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
7 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (25.00%) Availability Management
7 2 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (25.00%) Internet
7 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (25.00%) Information Security

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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Security
3 1 (12.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Blog
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) User Stories
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
6 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
7 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (25.00%) Data Management
7 2 (25.00%) OWASP
7 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
7 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (25.00%) SDLC
7 2 (25.00%) Secure Coding
7 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) Java 8
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Pega
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow