Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 58 102
Rank change year-on-year -41 +44 +11
Contract jobs citing Kanban 63 89 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.96% 3.04% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 3.67% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 65 56
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £392
90th Percentile £529 £525 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 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 2,645 2,428 2,898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.19% 83.01% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,696 1,580 1,826
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £251
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 83 60
Manchester median hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +20.63% -17.11%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.88 £45.00 £40.38
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £24.22
% change year-on-year -16.67% +11.50% -16.50%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -9 3 - -
Sale - 2 £405 -
Kanban
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 53 (84.13%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (80.95%) Scrum
3 31 (49.21%) TDD
4 27 (42.86%) Java
5 25 (39.68%) BDD
6 16 (25.40%) User Stories
6 16 (25.40%) Pair Programming
7 15 (23.81%) Spring
8 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
9 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
9 13 (20.63%) .NET
9 13 (20.63%) Java 8
10 12 (19.05%) SOA
10 12 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
10 12 (19.05%) DevOps
11 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (17.46%) JIRA
12 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
12 10 (15.87%) Spring Boot
12 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
12 10 (15.87%) RESTful
13 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (14.29%) User Experience
13 9 (14.29%) Refactoring
13 9 (14.29%) Spring Security
13 9 (14.29%) MVC
14 8 (12.70%) Workflow

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 8 (12.70%) Confluence
2 4 (6.35%) Drupal
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.94%) GitHub
3 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.17%) IaaS
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.52%) MySQL
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.76%) Power BI
5 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.59%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.59%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.59%) GIS
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.46%) JIRA
4 5 (7.94%) Selenium
5 4 (6.35%) JUnit
5 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.76%) Mockito
6 3 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.59%) Gatling
8 1 (1.59%) GitLab
8 1 (1.59%) Gradle
8 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.59%) Katalon Studio
8 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 4 (6.35%) Marketing
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Scrum Master
7 3 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Tester
7 3 (4.76%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) Spring
2 13 (20.63%) .NET
3 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
3 10 (15.87%) RESTful
3 10 (15.87%) Spring Boot
4 9 (14.29%) Spring Security
5 8 (12.70%) REST
6 6 (9.52%) Node.js
7 5 (7.94%) CSS
7 5 (7.94%) HTML
7 5 (7.94%) JSON
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (6.35%) Dojo
8 4 (6.35%) LAMP
8 4 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (6.35%) React
8 4 (6.35%) Zend Framework
9 3 (4.76%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) User Experience
2 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.94%) Wiki
4 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.76%) Fintech
6 2 (3.17%) Digital TV
6 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.59%) PKI
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Android
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (84.13%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (80.95%) Scrum
3 31 (49.21%) TDD
4 25 (39.68%) BDD
5 16 (25.40%) Pair Programming
5 16 (25.40%) User Stories
6 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
7 12 (19.05%) DevOps
7 12 (19.05%) SOA
8 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.29%) MVC
10 9 (14.29%) Refactoring
11 8 (12.70%) Workflow
12 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
13 6 (9.52%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) Java
2 13 (20.63%) Java 8
2 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.52%) C#
4 5 (7.94%) PHP
4 5 (7.94%) SQL
5 4 (6.35%) PHP 5
6 3 (4.76%) Delphi
7 2 (3.17%) Groovy
7 2 (3.17%) Python
7 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Ansible
1 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) Terraform
3 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Zend
3 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.17%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) Apple
4 1 (1.59%) Cadence
4 1 (1.59%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) UiPath