Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 78 91
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 +5
Contract jobs citing Kanban 61 78 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.15% 2.42% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.81% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 37
Manchester median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £400 £323 £323
90th Percentile £675 £608 £539
North West median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £53.75 -
North West median hourly rate £51.50 £53.75 -
% change year-on-year -4.19% - -

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 2,452 2,777 2,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.34% 86.03% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,610 1,803 1,401
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 92 65
Manchester median hourly rate £17.36 £22.38 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.44% +14.74% +8.33%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.58 £44.50
North West median hourly rate £25.34 £23.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% -33.10% +26.79%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 +10 4 £425 -
Kanban
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 57 (93.44%) Scrum
2 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (42.62%) DevOps
4 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
5 23 (37.70%) TDD
6 20 (32.79%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (27.87%) Docker
8 16 (26.23%) BDD
8 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (21.31%) Java
10 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
10 13 (21.31%) Kubernetes
11 11 (18.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (14.75%) User Stories
12 9 (14.75%) JIRA
12 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
12 9 (14.75%) Finance
13 8 (13.11%) Web Services
13 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
13 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
13 8 (13.11%) REST
13 8 (13.11%) Technical Debt
13 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure as Code
14 7 (11.48%) Epics
14 7 (11.48%) Public Cloud
14 7 (11.48%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
14 7 (11.48%) ITIL

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 (8.20%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.28%) InVision
2 2 (3.28%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.79%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.56%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (6.56%) Serverless
3 4 (6.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.28%) GitHub
5 1 (1.64%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) JIRA
2 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.28%) Axure RP
4 2 (3.28%) JMeter
5 1 (1.64%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.64%) jMock
5 1 (1.64%) JUnit
5 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) Mocha
5 1 (1.64%) Mockito
5 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Games
2 1 (1.64%) Law
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Scrum Master
4 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.20%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.92%) Product Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Product Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Designer
7 2 (3.28%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.28%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) REST
1 8 (13.11%) Web Services
2 6 (9.84%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.20%) HTML
3 5 (8.20%) Node.js
4 4 (6.56%) Swagger
5 3 (4.92%) CSS
5 3 (4.92%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (4.92%) Spring
6 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.28%) CSS3
6 2 (3.28%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.28%) HTML5
6 2 (3.28%) jQuery
6 2 (3.28%) RESTful
6 2 (3.28%) SOAP
6 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.84%) User Experience
3 5 (8.20%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (93.44%) Scrum
2 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (42.62%) DevOps
4 23 (37.70%) TDD
5 16 (26.23%) BDD
5 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
8 11 (18.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
9 9 (14.75%) User Stories
10 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (13.11%) Technical Debt
11 7 (11.48%) Epics
11 7 (11.48%) ITIL
11 7 (11.48%) Migration
11 7 (11.48%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 6 (9.84%) Front End Development
12 6 (9.84%) Project Management
13 5 (8.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
2 13 (21.31%) Java
3 4 (6.56%) C#
3 4 (6.56%) Ruby
3 4 (6.56%) SQL
4 3 (4.92%) Go
5 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.28%) Python
5 2 (3.28%) Scala
6 1 (1.64%) Groovy
6 1 (1.64%) Java 8
6 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) WCAG
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.20%) Terraform
3 2 (3.28%) Ansible
3 2 (3.28%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) Nessus
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) Rancher
4 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.28%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle