Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 61 61
Rank change year-on-year -21 0 +32
Contract jobs citing Kanban 14 30 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.08% 2.40% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 2.91% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 33 46
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £376 £318 £340
90th Percentile £513 £575 £492
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +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 1,133 1,031 1,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 87.15% 82.41% 86.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 719 1,072
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £543 £526 £588
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 43 33
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £53.00 £38.35
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -26.67% +37.93% -26.82%

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 September 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 September 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 - 3 £400 - 1
Chester -8 2 - - 1
Knutsford -8 1 £350 -12.50% 2
Kanban
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) User Stories
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) Zend
5 4 (28.57%) Zend Framework
5 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (28.57%) LAMP
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Workflow
5 4 (28.57%) PHP
5 4 (28.57%) MySQL
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Apache
5 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Middleware
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation

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 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (14.29%) OpenShift
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) AMQP
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) GitLab
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Gradle
3 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum Master
3 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Middleware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) LAMP
1 4 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (28.57%) Zend Framework
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) Doctrine
3 2 (14.29%) Dojo
3 2 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) Guice
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) Swagger
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) User Stories
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Workflow
6 3 (21.43%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Modular Programming
7 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Product Management
7 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) PHP 5
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (14.29%) VirtualBox
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Zend
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft