Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 66 51
Rank change year-on-year -20 -15 +35
Contract jobs citing Kanban 10 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.77% 1.88% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.22% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 27 44
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £535 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.23% +26.25% -6.87%
10th Percentile £373 £337 £311
90th Percentile £538 £575 £484
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
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 1,111 1,128 1,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.92% 84.62% 86.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 808 904
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.33%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £249
90th Percentile £538 £619 £621
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 40 31
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.60 £13.00 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.38% -33.76% +12.14%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.03 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £35.00 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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
Crewe - 2 £400 - 1
Chester -4 1 - - 2
Knutsford -9 1 £350 -10.26% 1
Kanban
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) User Stories
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Zend
5 3 (30.00%) Zend Framework
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) LAMP
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Doctrine
6 2 (20.00%) Service Design
6 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) PHP 5
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)

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 1 (10.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) LAMP
1 3 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (30.00%) Zend Framework
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Doctrine
2 2 (20.00%) Dojo
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) Guice
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Swagger
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) User Stories
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (20.00%) Service Design
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
7 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
7 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft