Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 January 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 > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 93 114
Rank change year-on-year +39 +21 -13
Contract jobs citing Kanban 96 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.42% 1.90% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 2.24% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 53 29
Manchester median daily rate £375 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £310 £397 £325
90th Percentile £539 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £450 £428
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,319 2,684 3,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.61% 84.86% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,512 1,691 1,842
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £234
90th Percentile £586 £550 £537
North West median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 40 84
Manchester median hourly rate £18.03 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -6.58% +31.03%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.23 £12.28
90th Percentile £41.48 £40.38 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £21.60 £23.30 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.29% -28.32% +71.05%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in Manchester

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in Manchester

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in Manchester

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Salford +8 9 £475 +11.76%
Wigan - 1 - -
Kanban
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 88 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (84.38%) Scrum
3 61 (63.54%) TDD
4 43 (44.79%) JavaScript
5 34 (35.42%) BDD
6 30 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 28 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (26.04%) Git (software)
9 24 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 24 (25.00%) CSS
10 22 (22.92%) HTML
11 21 (21.88%) User Stories
12 19 (19.79%) Node.js
12 19 (19.79%) Java
13 17 (17.71%) DevOps
14 16 (16.67%) Jenkins
15 15 (15.63%) Mentoring
16 14 (14.58%) SQL
16 14 (14.58%) Pair Programming
16 14 (14.58%) MVC
16 14 (14.58%) Software Engineering
16 14 (14.58%) Refactoring
17 13 (13.54%) Web Services
17 13 (13.54%) PMP
17 13 (13.54%) User Experience
18 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
18 12 (12.50%) React
18 12 (12.50%) MongoDB
18 12 (12.50%) PMI Certification
18 12 (12.50%) SQL Server

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (5.21%) CMS
1 5 (5.21%) Confluence
2 2 (2.08%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.04%) JBoss
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) GitHub
2 7 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.13%) npm
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.08%) Serverless
5 2 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.04%) IaaS
6 1 (1.04%) Office 365
6 1 (1.04%) PaaS
6 1 (1.04%) SaaS
6 1 (1.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) SMS
2 5 (5.21%) HTTP
3 4 (4.17%) SSL
3 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.46%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.38%) MySQL
4 8 (8.33%) CouchDB
5 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.13%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.08%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.04%) Riak
Development Applications
1 25 (26.04%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.50%) JIRA
4 10 (10.42%) Selenium
5 8 (8.33%) Xcode
6 7 (7.29%) TeamCity
7 6 (6.25%) SpecFlow
8 5 (5.21%) JMeter
9 4 (4.17%) Gatling
9 4 (4.17%) Jasmine
9 4 (4.17%) JUnit
9 4 (4.17%) Subversion
10 3 (3.13%) Bower
10 3 (3.13%) Grunt
10 3 (3.13%) gulp
10 3 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (3.13%) Mocha
10 3 (3.13%) Vagrant
11 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.08%) Mockito
General
1 11 (11.46%) Games
2 10 (10.42%) Banking
2 10 (10.42%) Finance
3 5 (5.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) Developer
2 20 (20.83%) Scrum Master
3 14 (14.58%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) Java Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Agile Scrum Master
7 8 (8.33%) iOS Developer
8 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.29%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Node.js Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Tester
10 5 (5.21%) Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Digital Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Digital Business Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.00%) CSS
2 22 (22.92%) HTML
3 19 (19.79%) Node.js
4 13 (13.54%) Web Services
5 12 (12.50%) React
6 11 (11.46%) REST
6 11 (11.46%) Velocity
7 9 (9.38%) JSON
7 9 (9.38%) RESTful
8 8 (8.33%) .NET
8 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (7.29%) Ajax
9 7 (7.29%) SOAP
10 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (6.25%) HTML5
10 6 (6.25%) SignalR
10 6 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) User Experience
2 8 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.08%) Fintech
6 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (84.38%) Scrum
3 61 (63.54%) TDD
4 34 (35.42%) BDD
5 30 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 28 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 21 (21.88%) User Stories
9 17 (17.71%) DevOps
10 15 (15.63%) Mentoring
11 14 (14.58%) MVC
11 14 (14.58%) Pair Programming
11 14 (14.58%) Refactoring
11 14 (14.58%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.33%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.33%) iOS Development
12 8 (8.33%) Migration
13 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (7.29%) Time Management
13 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.79%) JavaScript
2 19 (19.79%) Java
3 14 (14.58%) SQL
4 9 (9.38%) C#
4 9 (9.38%) Ruby
5 8 (8.33%) Apple Swift
5 8 (8.33%) Scala
6 5 (5.21%) Groovy
7 4 (4.17%) Python
8 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.04%) PHP
8 1 (1.04%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) PMP
2 12 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.13%) Degree
4 2 (2.08%) ACCA
4 2 (2.08%) CIMA
4 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.04%) Ansible
3 1 (1.04%) Salt
3 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (8.33%) Apple
2 7 (7.29%) Cognos
2 7 (7.29%) Tableau
3 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle
5 2 (2.08%) WSO2
6 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.04%) TIBCO