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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 72 72
Rank change year-on-year +31 0  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 10 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.82% 1.38% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.65% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
Median daily rate £400 £525 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% +90.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +4.00% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year -13.79% -  

Kanban is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 460 851 707
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.94% 84.01% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 549 450
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 36
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Kanban as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +16 6 £275 -33.33%
Crewe - 3 £400 - 2
Kanban
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Scrum
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) Selenium
7 5 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Subversion
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) LAMP
8 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (20.00%) OOP
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (20.00%) B2B
8 4 (20.00%) Apache
8 4 (20.00%) MySQL
8 4 (20.00%) PHP
8 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (20.00%) RabbitMQ

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 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 2 (10.00%) Trello
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) AMQP
2 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (15.00%) Gatling
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Product Owner
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Product Owner
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Product Owner
5 1 (5.00%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) jQuery
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) LAMP
5 4 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (20.00%) Spring
5 4 (20.00%) Zend Framework
6 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) JSON
6 3 (15.00%) RESTful
7 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 2 (10.00%) Dropwizard
7 2 (10.00%) J2EE
8 1 (5.00%) Ajax
8 1 (5.00%) Java SE
8 1 (5.00%) WSDL
8 1 (5.00%) XML
8 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) B2B
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (20.00%) Modular Programming
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) OOP
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) User Stories
3 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Go
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) R
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Zend
2 2 (10.00%) ATG
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) hybris
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago