Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 121 131
Rank change year-on-year +34 +10 +24
Contract jobs citing Kanban 148 83 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.56% 1.51% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 1.81% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 68 84
North West median daily rate £390 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -6.11% -
10th Percentile £310 £320 £313
90th Percentile £618 £575 £605
England median daily rate £500 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median hourly rate £53.75 - -
England median hourly rate £53.75 £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +43.33% -25.00% +77.78%

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 4,918 4,578 6,515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.10% 83.51% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,119 2,879 3,968
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £236 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £569
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 186 242
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.00% +7.69% +47.73%
10th Percentile £11.52 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £54.64 £51.50 £50.72
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +13.58%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +36 90 £375 -11.76% 48
Cheshire -11 32 £350 -12.50% 6
Lancashire +15 23 £400 +3.23% 2
Merseyside -1 3 £375 -28.57%
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 135 (91.22%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (87.16%) Scrum
3 81 (54.73%) TDD
4 61 (41.22%) BDD
5 56 (37.84%) Test Automation
6 52 (35.14%) JavaScript
7 48 (32.43%) Java
8 44 (29.73%) Jenkins
9 42 (28.38%) Git (software)
10 39 (26.35%) JIRA
11 38 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (25.00%) DevOps
13 34 (22.97%) Linux
14 31 (20.95%) SQL
14 31 (20.95%) MongoDB
15 30 (20.27%) Software Engineering
15 30 (20.27%) SQL Server
16 29 (19.59%) NoSQL
17 28 (18.92%) MySQL
17 28 (18.92%) REST
18 27 (18.24%) Mentoring
18 27 (18.24%) Confluence
19 26 (17.57%) Pair Programming
19 26 (17.57%) CSS
19 26 (17.57%) User Stories
20 24 (16.22%) Coaching
20 24 (16.22%) Microservices
20 24 (16.22%) Waterfall
21 23 (15.54%) Refactoring
21 23 (15.54%) Web Services

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 27 (18.24%) Confluence
2 11 (7.43%) Apache
3 8 (5.41%) CMS
3 8 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.73%) JBoss
5 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.68%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (12.84%) GitHub
3 16 (10.81%) PaaS
4 12 (8.11%) Slack
5 9 (6.08%) IaaS
5 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (3.38%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.03%) BrowserStack
7 3 (2.03%) npm
8 2 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.68%) Datadog
9 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) HTTP
2 5 (3.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.70%) SSL
4 2 (1.35%) Internet
4 2 (1.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.95%) MongoDB
2 30 (20.27%) SQL Server
3 29 (19.59%) NoSQL
4 28 (18.92%) MySQL
5 19 (12.84%) Relational Database
6 13 (8.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (8.78%) CouchDB
6 13 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.73%) Neo4j
9 6 (4.05%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (2.03%) Couchbase
11 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.35%) Big Data
12 2 (1.35%) DataStage
12 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 42 (28.38%) Git (software)
3 39 (26.35%) JIRA
4 18 (12.16%) Selenium
5 17 (11.49%) Cucumber
6 15 (10.14%) Jasmine
6 15 (10.14%) JUnit
7 13 (8.78%) JMeter
8 10 (6.76%) Gatling
9 8 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (4.73%) TeamCity
10 7 (4.73%) Visual Studio
11 6 (4.05%) SpecFlow
11 6 (4.05%) Subversion
12 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.38%) Toad
13 3 (2.03%) Bitbucket
13 3 (2.03%) FishEye
13 3 (2.03%) Mocha
13 3 (2.03%) RSpec
General
1 21 (14.19%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Banking
3 9 (6.08%) Games
4 3 (2.03%) Marketing
4 3 (2.03%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (27.70%) Developer
2 22 (14.86%) Scrum Master
3 15 (10.14%) Analyst
4 14 (9.46%) Software Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.43%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (6.76%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.76%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.76%) Tester
8 9 (6.08%) Agile Scrum Master
8 9 (6.08%) Azure DevOps
8 9 (6.08%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (5.41%) Automation Tester
9 8 (5.41%) Java Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) AWS DevOps
10 7 (4.73%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.05%) Agile Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.92%) REST
2 26 (17.57%) CSS
3 23 (15.54%) HTML
3 23 (15.54%) Node.js
3 23 (15.54%) Web Services
4 18 (12.16%) .NET
5 16 (10.81%) Ajax
6 13 (8.78%) AngularJS
6 13 (8.78%) jQuery
7 12 (8.11%) JSON
7 12 (8.11%) SOAP
8 11 (7.43%) ASP.NET
8 11 (7.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (7.43%) React
9 10 (6.76%) RESTful
9 10 (6.76%) Velocity
10 9 (6.08%) Middleware
11 8 (5.41%) Apache Wicket
11 8 (5.41%) Spring
11 8 (5.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) User Experience
2 8 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.05%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.70%) Wiki
6 2 (1.35%) Clustering
6 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.97%) Linux
2 21 (14.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (6.08%) Windows
4 7 (4.73%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.70%) Unix
6 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) CentOS
7 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (91.22%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (87.16%) Scrum
3 81 (54.73%) TDD
4 61 (41.22%) BDD
5 56 (37.84%) Test Automation
6 38 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (25.00%) DevOps
8 30 (20.27%) Software Engineering
9 27 (18.24%) Mentoring
10 26 (17.57%) Pair Programming
10 26 (17.57%) User Stories
11 24 (16.22%) Coaching
11 24 (16.22%) Microservices
11 24 (16.22%) Waterfall
12 23 (15.54%) Refactoring
12 23 (15.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (14.19%) SDLC
14 20 (13.51%) MVC
15 17 (11.49%) Open Source
16 14 (9.46%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 48 (32.43%) Java
3 31 (20.95%) SQL
4 17 (11.49%) C#
5 10 (6.76%) Scala
6 9 (6.08%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.08%) Python
6 9 (6.08%) Ruby
7 7 (4.73%) Groovy
8 5 (3.38%) VB
8 5 (3.38%) VBA
9 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.35%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.35%) C++
10 2 (1.35%) Go
10 2 (1.35%) Java 8
10 2 (1.35%) Perl
10 2 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) PMP
2 10 (6.76%) PMI Certification
3 9 (6.08%) Degree
4 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.35%) ACCA
5 2 (1.35%) CIMA
5 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (10.81%) Docker
2 3 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.35%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (5.41%) Puppet
2 6 (4.05%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.03%) FlexNet
4 2 (1.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
1 23 (15.54%) Red Hat
2 13 (8.78%) Oracle
3 6 (4.05%) IBM
4 3 (2.03%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.03%) Cognos
4 3 (2.03%) Tableau
5 2 (1.35%) Apple
5 2 (1.35%) Cadence
5 2 (1.35%) Google
5 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.35%) VMware
6 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) Siebel
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.68%) WSO2