Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 15 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
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 70 123
Rank change year-on-year -47 +53 +34
Contract jobs citing Kanban 105 162 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.76% 2.85% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 3.45% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 140 98
North West median daily rate £418 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% -11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £354
90th Percentile £550 £626 £538
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £55.73
England median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.14% -17.65% -

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,946 4,697 5,557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.89% 82.64% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,130 3,030 3,591
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £571
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 207 167
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £27.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.93% +18.19% -23.11%
10th Percentile £11.54 £11.67 £11.85
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.55 £53.20
England median hourly rate £22.20 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.22% +8.25% +4.98%

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Kanban as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in the North West

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kanban in the North West

Kanban
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Kanban in the North West over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Kanban in the North West

Kanban
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kanban in the North West

Kanban
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 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
Manchester -34 63 £400 +6.67% 34
Lancashire -20 25 £530 +32.50%
Cheshire -22 12 £413 -5.71% 7
Merseyside -23 4 £340 -18.07%
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 North West region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 92 (87.62%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (81.90%) Scrum
3 47 (44.76%) BDD
4 45 (42.86%) TDD
5 39 (37.14%) Java
6 28 (26.67%) User Stories
7 26 (24.76%) Pair Programming
8 25 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 21 (20.00%) Spring
9 21 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (20.00%) Java 8
10 20 (19.05%) Test Automation
11 19 (18.10%) Spring Boot
12 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (17.14%) JIRA
13 17 (16.19%) SOA
13 17 (16.19%) User Experience
14 16 (15.24%) JavaScript
14 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
14 16 (15.24%) Refactoring
15 15 (14.29%) .NET
16 14 (13.33%) Spring Security
16 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (12.38%) RESTful
17 13 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (12.38%) DevOps
18 12 (11.43%) Jenkins
18 12 (11.43%) Wiki
18 12 (11.43%) QA
18 12 (11.43%) AngularJS

Kanban
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (10.48%) Confluence
2 4 (3.81%) Drupal
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.95%) Magento
1 1 (0.95%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.76%) GitHub
3 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.81%) IaaS
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.95%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) AMQP
2 1 (0.95%) Firewall
2 1 (0.95%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (10.48%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.57%) MySQL
4 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.86%) Power BI
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.95%) Big Data
6 1 (0.95%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.95%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.95%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.95%) GIS
6 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.95%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.95%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 25 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.14%) JIRA
3 12 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.67%) Selenium
5 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.81%) JUnit
6 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.86%) Mockito
7 3 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.86%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.90%) Ant
8 2 (1.90%) Gradle
8 2 (1.90%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.90%) Maven
8 2 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.95%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.95%) GitLab
9 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (5.71%) Marketing
2 5 (4.76%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Back Office
4 1 (0.95%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) Law
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (45.71%) Developer
2 19 (18.10%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Scrum Master
4 12 (11.43%) Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Project Planner
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Agile Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Android Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Senior Project Planner
9 3 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.00%) Spring
2 19 (18.10%) Spring Boot
3 15 (14.29%) .NET
4 14 (13.33%) Spring Security
5 13 (12.38%) RESTful
6 12 (11.43%) AngularJS
7 11 (10.48%) REST
8 9 (8.57%) Web Services
9 8 (7.62%) CSS
9 8 (7.62%) HTML
10 7 (6.67%) LAMP
10 7 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (6.67%) Zend Framework
11 6 (5.71%) Dojo
11 6 (5.71%) JSON
11 6 (5.71%) Node.js
11 6 (5.71%) XML
12 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (3.81%) React
13 4 (3.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) User Experience
2 12 (11.43%) Wiki
3 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.86%) Fintech
8 2 (1.90%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.95%) Blog
9 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.95%) iPad
9 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.95%) PKI
9 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Android
4 2 (1.90%) Windows
5 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.95%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (87.62%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (81.90%) Scrum
3 47 (44.76%) BDD
4 45 (42.86%) TDD
5 28 (26.67%) User Stories
6 26 (24.76%) Pair Programming
7 20 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (16.19%) SOA
10 16 (15.24%) Refactoring
10 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
11 13 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (12.38%) DevOps
12 11 (10.48%) Project Management
12 11 (10.48%) Waterfall
12 11 (10.48%) Workflow
13 10 (9.52%) MVC
13 10 (9.52%) SDLC
13 10 (9.52%) Unit Testing
14 9 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.14%) Java
2 21 (20.00%) Java 8
3 16 (15.24%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.48%) SQL
5 8 (7.62%) C#
5 8 (7.62%) PHP
6 6 (5.71%) PHP 5
7 3 (2.86%) Delphi
7 3 (2.86%) Python
7 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.90%) Groovy
9 1 (0.95%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.95%) COBOL
9 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) DBS Check
2 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) PMO
3 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Ansible
2 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.86%) Puppet
3 2 (1.90%) Terraform
4 1 (0.95%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) Zend
3 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle
5 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.90%) Google
5 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.95%) Apple
6 1 (0.95%) Cadence
6 1 (0.95%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.95%) Cognos
6 1 (0.95%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.95%) Informatica
6 1 (0.95%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.95%) Pega
6 1 (0.95%) SAP
6 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.95%) Tableau
6 1 (0.95%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.95%) UiPath