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 29 June 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 18 32
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 5 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.62% 10.76% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 13.64% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 0
Median daily rate £343 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.89% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £401
% change year-on-year - +12.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +59.23%  

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 119 176 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 86.23% 78.92% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 720 382
Median daily rate £361 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £294 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £20.78 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
3 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
3 5 (45.45%) GitHub
3 5 (45.45%) Gatling
3 5 (45.45%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
5 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Workday
6 2 (18.18%) GDPR
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (18.18%) BDD

Kanban
Co-occurring 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 (9.09%) SAS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 5 (45.45%) Gatling
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Toad
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) JAXB
4 1 (9.09%) JAX-WS
4 1 (9.09%) JDBC
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) POJO
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) WSDL
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Exploratory Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) AOP
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) R
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Workday
3 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
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