Period
to 18 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 87 101
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 +19
Contract jobs citing Kanban 77 48 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.40% 1.72% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.11% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 51
Manchester median daily rate £425 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £324 £313
90th Percentile £609 £537 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £475
% change year-on-year +1.19% -11.58% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £53.75 - -
North West median hourly rate £53.75 - £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 2,738 2,272 3,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 85.16% 81.43% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,777 1,389 1,821
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 64 52
Manchester median hourly rate £23.75 £20.25 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.28% +28.00% +2.06%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.14
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.63 £44.65
North West median hourly rate £24.50 £36.74 £27.00
% change year-on-year -33.31% +36.06% -0.61%

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 July 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 July 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 +3 3 £500 - 4
Salford -1 2 £425 -5.56% 1
Rochdale - 2 £425 -
Kanban
North West

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 67 (87.01%) Scrum
2 65 (84.42%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (66.23%) TDD
4 40 (51.95%) BDD
5 31 (40.26%) Java
6 28 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
8 23 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (27.27%) Pair Programming
10 19 (24.68%) CSS
11 17 (22.08%) JIRA
12 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
12 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
13 14 (18.18%) DevOps
13 14 (18.18%) Test Automation
13 14 (18.18%) HTML
14 13 (16.88%) Refactoring
14 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.58%) Ajax
15 12 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (14.29%) Confluence
16 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
16 11 (14.29%) MySQL
17 10 (12.99%) Finance
17 10 (12.99%) Spring
17 10 (12.99%) Groovy
17 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
17 10 (12.99%) User Stories
17 10 (12.99%) MongoDB
18 9 (11.69%) NoSQL

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 11 (14.29%) Confluence
2 4 (5.19%) CMS
3 3 (3.90%) Apache
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.09%) GitHub
3 3 (3.90%) BrowserStack
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.60%) Slack
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) SMS
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) Skype
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) MySQL
3 10 (12.99%) MongoDB
4 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.79%) CouchDB
6 6 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (6.49%) Neo4j
8 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 17 (22.08%) JIRA
3 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.39%) Selenium
5 7 (9.09%) JMeter
5 7 (9.09%) Subversion
6 6 (7.79%) Gatling
6 6 (7.79%) Mercurial
7 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (3.90%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.90%) FishEye
8 3 (3.90%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.60%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.60%) JUnit
9 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.30%) RSpec
10 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Publishing
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Developer
2 10 (12.99%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Scrum Master
4 7 (9.09%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.49%) Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Java Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.19%) React Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Tester
8 3 (3.90%) Agile Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Agile Scrum Master
8 3 (3.90%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.90%) QA Automation Tester
8 3 (3.90%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) CSS
2 14 (18.18%) HTML
3 12 (15.58%) Ajax
4 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 10 (12.99%) Spring
6 8 (10.39%) REST
6 8 (10.39%) SOAP
7 7 (9.09%) React
7 7 (9.09%) Spring MVC
7 7 (9.09%) Web Services
8 6 (7.79%) .NET
8 6 (7.79%) RESTful
8 6 (7.79%) Spring Boot
9 5 (6.49%) Apache Wicket
9 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (6.49%) DWR
9 5 (6.49%) Java EE
9 5 (6.49%) jQuery
9 5 (6.49%) Node.js
10 4 (5.19%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Wiki
2 5 (6.49%) User Experience
3 3 (3.90%) iPad
3 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.90%) Robotics
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.30%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) Fintech
5 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.30%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (87.01%) Scrum
2 65 (84.42%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (66.23%) TDD
4 40 (51.95%) BDD
5 23 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (27.27%) Pair Programming
7 14 (18.18%) DevOps
7 14 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 13 (16.88%) Refactoring
8 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
9 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
9 10 (12.99%) User Stories
10 9 (11.69%) Microservices
10 9 (11.69%) MVC
10 9 (11.69%) SOA
11 8 (10.39%) Coaching
11 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
12 7 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
12 7 (9.09%) Open Source
13 6 (7.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) Java
2 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.99%) Groovy
4 8 (10.39%) Java 8
4 8 (10.39%) SQL
5 6 (7.79%) C#
6 4 (5.19%) Scala
7 3 (3.90%) Java 9
7 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.60%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) Python
9 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) PMP
2 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) FlexNet
1 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.90%) Automation Anywhere
3 3 (3.90%) Blue Prism
3 3 (3.90%) UiPath
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) Apple
5 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore