Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 19 November 2017 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 52 86
Rank change year-on-year -12 +34 +9
Contract jobs citing Kanban 25 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.89% 3.21% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 3.72% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 11
Cheshire median daily rate £535 £424 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.25% -0.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £337 £311 £255
90th Percentile £575 £484 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1114 1262 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.08% 86.20% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 905 1168
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £275
90th Percentile £622 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in Cheshire

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in Cheshire

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Cheshire

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +30 12 £535 +78.33% 2
Chester -4 4 £325 -23.53%
Knutsford - 3 £390 -
Macclesfield - 1 £500 -
Kanban
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Kanban also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) Scrum
3 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (48.00%) JIRA
3 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (44.00%) Linux
5 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 10 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 10 (40.00%) Docker
5 10 (40.00%) Confluence
6 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (36.00%) DevOps
6 9 (36.00%) Kubernetes
6 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (36.00%) Python
6 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (32.00%) LEMP Stack
7 8 (32.00%) SonarQube
7 8 (32.00%) Rancher
7 8 (32.00%) Slack
7 8 (32.00%) Clustering
7 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (32.00%) Xen
7 8 (32.00%) MySQL
7 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (32.00%) HTTP

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 10 (40.00%) Confluence
2 8 (32.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Slack
2 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) GitHub
4 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (32.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (32.00%) MySQL
3 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) JIRA
2 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (32.00%) SonarQube
5 3 (12.00%) Selenium
6 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.00%) Toad
6 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.00%) JUnit
7 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Senior DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (16.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (12.00%) MicroStrategy Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) Scrum
3 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (36.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (36.00%) DevOps
5 8 (32.00%) Coaching
5 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (32.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (32.00%) Microservices
5 8 (32.00%) Static Code Analysis
6 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.00%) BDD
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (36.00%) Python
3 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Go
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Docker
2 8 (32.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Kubernetes
1 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (32.00%) Puppet
2 8 (32.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) Cadence
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat