Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 97 90
Rank change year-on-year +32 -7 +12
Contract jobs citing Kanban 91 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.03% 1.27% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 1.52% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 27 47
Manchester median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £310 £320 £313
90th Percentile £551 £538 £550
North West median daily rate £383 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £53.75 - -
North West median hourly rate £53.75 - -

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 2,581 2,298 3,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 85.95% 83.14% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,691 1,429 1,819
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £238
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 43 67
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +31.03%
10th Percentile £13.06 £11.75 £12.65
90th Percentile £41.60 £44.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -38.00% - +59.09%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Stockport -5 3 £500 - 3
Salford -2 2 £475 +5.56%
Rochdale - 2 £425 -
Kanban
North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 82 (90.11%) Scrum
2 79 (86.81%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (68.13%) TDD
4 40 (43.96%) BDD
5 35 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 32 (35.16%) JavaScript
7 31 (34.07%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (31.87%) Java
9 26 (28.57%) Pair Programming
9 26 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 23 (25.27%) Refactoring
11 22 (24.18%) Jenkins
11 22 (24.18%) DevOps
11 22 (24.18%) CSS
11 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
12 21 (23.08%) JIRA
12 21 (23.08%) MongoDB
13 19 (20.88%) NoSQL
13 19 (20.88%) User Stories
13 19 (20.88%) REST
13 19 (20.88%) MySQL
14 18 (19.78%) Relational Database
15 17 (18.68%) Mentoring
15 17 (18.68%) Selenium
15 17 (18.68%) Web Services
16 16 (17.58%) SQL
16 16 (17.58%) HTML
16 16 (17.58%) MVC
17 15 (16.48%) Confluence
18 14 (15.38%) Waterfall

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 15 (16.48%) Confluence
2 7 (7.69%) CMS
3 5 (5.49%) Apache
4 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.10%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) GitHub
2 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.30%) BrowserStack
3 3 (3.30%) npm
3 3 (3.30%) Slack
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.10%) IaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) HTTP
1 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.40%) SSL
3 2 (2.20%) SMS
4 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 19 (20.88%) MySQL
3 19 (20.88%) NoSQL
4 18 (19.78%) Relational Database
5 13 (14.29%) CouchDB
6 7 (7.69%) Neo4j
7 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.30%) Couchbase
9 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.10%) Riak
11 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 22 (24.18%) Jenkins
3 21 (23.08%) JIRA
4 17 (18.68%) Selenium
5 12 (13.19%) JMeter
6 10 (10.99%) Gatling
7 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.59%) Jasmine
7 6 (6.59%) SpecFlow
7 6 (6.59%) Subversion
7 6 (6.59%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.40%) JUnit
9 3 (3.30%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.30%) Bower
9 3 (3.30%) FishEye
9 3 (3.30%) Grunt
9 3 (3.30%) gulp
9 3 (3.30%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (3.30%) SonarQube
9 3 (3.30%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (9.89%) Games
2 6 (6.59%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) Developer
2 16 (17.58%) Scrum Master
3 12 (13.19%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Tester
6 9 (9.89%) Analyst
7 8 (8.79%) Automation Tester
8 7 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
9 6 (6.59%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Architect
9 6 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (6.59%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.59%) QA Tester
10 5 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Business Analyst
11 4 (4.40%) Node.js Developer
11 4 (4.40%) QA Automation Tester
11 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.30%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) CSS
2 19 (20.88%) REST
3 17 (18.68%) Web Services
4 16 (17.58%) HTML
5 14 (15.38%) Ajax
6 13 (14.29%) Node.js
7 12 (13.19%) SOAP
8 10 (10.99%) RESTful
8 10 (10.99%) Velocity
9 9 (9.89%) React
10 8 (8.79%) .NET
10 8 (8.79%) Apache Wicket
10 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (8.79%) Spring
10 8 (8.79%) Spring MVC
11 7 (7.69%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
11 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (6.59%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) User Experience
1 6 (6.59%) Virtual Team
2 4 (4.40%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.40%) Wiki
3 2 (2.20%) Fintech
3 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (90.11%) Scrum
2 79 (86.81%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (68.13%) TDD
4 40 (43.96%) BDD
5 35 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 31 (34.07%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (28.57%) Pair Programming
8 23 (25.27%) Refactoring
9 22 (24.18%) DevOps
10 19 (20.88%) User Stories
11 17 (18.68%) Mentoring
12 16 (17.58%) MVC
13 14 (15.38%) Waterfall
14 12 (13.19%) Unit Testing
15 11 (12.09%) Deployment Automation
15 11 (12.09%) Microservices
15 11 (12.09%) Migration
15 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
16 10 (10.99%) Regression Testing
17 9 (9.89%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) JavaScript
2 29 (31.87%) Java
3 16 (17.58%) SQL
4 10 (10.99%) C#
5 7 (7.69%) Groovy
5 7 (7.69%) Scala
6 5 (5.49%) Python
7 4 (4.40%) Ruby
8 3 (3.30%) Java 8
8 3 (3.30%) Java 9
9 2 (2.20%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.20%) C++
10 1 (1.10%) C
10 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) PMP
2 10 (10.99%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) ACCA
4 2 (2.20%) CIMA
5 1 (1.10%) Degree
5 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) FlexNet
2 2 (2.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle
3 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.30%) Cognos
3 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.30%) Tableau
4 2 (2.20%) Apple
4 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.10%) WSO2