The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Kanban skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kanban over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 22 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.63% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £403
% change year-on-year +4.65% +6.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +59.23%  

Kanban is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 269 275 272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 81.02% 82.83% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 161 131
Median daily rate £425 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Kanban as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in Merseyside

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in Merseyside

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 12 £450 -
Kanban
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 29 (100.00%) Scrum
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (93.10%) Jenkins
3 26 (89.66%) BDD
3 26 (89.66%) Git (software)
3 26 (89.66%) TDD
3 26 (89.66%) HTML
3 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
3 26 (89.66%) CSS
4 24 (82.76%) Java
5 23 (79.31%) Spring
5 23 (79.31%) RESTful
5 23 (79.31%) MongoDB
5 23 (79.31%) Coaching
5 23 (79.31%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (75.86%) Microservices
6 22 (75.86%) MySQL
6 22 (75.86%) Oracle
6 22 (75.86%) Linux
7 21 (72.41%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (68.97%) Spring Boot
9 19 (65.52%) Ember.js
9 19 (65.52%) React
10 18 (62.07%) Open Source
11 15 (51.72%) Oracle Database
12 11 (37.93%) SQL
13 10 (34.48%) Front End Development
14 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (27.59%) DevOps
14 8 (27.59%) NoSQL

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) MongoDB
2 22 (75.86%) MySQL
3 15 (51.72%) Oracle Database
4 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (93.10%) Jenkins
2 26 (89.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) Java Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Java Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Agile Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (10.34%) Principal Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum Master
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) UI Developer
6 3 (10.34%) UI/UX Developer
6 3 (10.34%) UX Developer
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) CSS
1 26 (89.66%) HTML
2 23 (79.31%) RESTful
2 23 (79.31%) Spring
3 20 (68.97%) Spring Boot
4 19 (65.52%) Ember.js
4 19 (65.52%) React
5 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
5 4 (13.79%) J2EE
6 3 (10.34%) .NET
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) Dropwizard
7 1 (3.45%) Kafka
7 1 (3.45%) REST
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (100.00%) Scrum
2 26 (89.66%) BDD
2 26 (89.66%) TDD
3 23 (79.31%) Coaching
3 23 (79.31%) Continuous Delivery
4 22 (75.86%) Microservices
5 18 (62.07%) Open Source
6 10 (34.48%) Front End Development
7 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (27.59%) DevOps
8 7 (24.14%) API Design
9 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.34%) Wireframes
11 2 (6.90%) Web Development
12 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
12 1 (3.45%) Service Design
12 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
12 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 24 (82.76%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) CA Agile Central