The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kanban
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 15 29 31
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.83% 1.32% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 1.64% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £409
% change year-on-year - +10.09%  
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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 81 122 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 78.64% 80.79% 83.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 87 111
Median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Median hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.76 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in Chester

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in Chester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Chester

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Chester region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Gatling
5 3 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) GitHub
5 3 (33.33%) Coaching
5 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Big Data
6 2 (22.22%) Spring
7 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering

Kanban
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (11.11%) SAS
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) Gatling
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Middleware Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
3 1 (11.11%) JAXB
3 1 (11.11%) JAX-WS
3 1 (11.11%) JDBC
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) POJO
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) AOP
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) R
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau