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 3 months to 28 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 114 126
Rank change year-on-year +43 +12  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 66 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.24% 1.19% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.45% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 13
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £352 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £536 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £403
% change year-on-year - +11.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.73 -
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3100 2861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.70% 82.23% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5041 7746 6099
Median daily rate £413 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 238 292
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.73 £57.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 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
Manchester +20 24 £375 -21.05% 23
Merseyside - 23 £450 - 1
Cheshire +5 18 £444 -6.57% 5
Lancashire +5 2 £535 -2.72% 2
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 107 (97.27%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (88.18%) Scrum
3 56 (50.91%) TDD
4 51 (46.36%) HTML
4 51 (46.36%) Java
5 48 (43.64%) BDD
6 47 (42.73%) JavaScript
6 47 (42.73%) Git (software)
7 45 (40.91%) MongoDB
7 45 (40.91%) Jenkins
8 43 (39.09%) CSS
8 43 (39.09%) Linux
9 42 (38.18%) MySQL
10 36 (32.73%) Microservices
11 35 (31.82%) Coaching
12 34 (30.91%) Continuous Delivery
13 30 (27.27%) Spring
14 29 (26.36%) Oracle
15 27 (24.55%) Greenfield Project
16 25 (22.73%) React
17 24 (21.82%) DevOps
17 24 (21.82%) SQL
17 24 (21.82%) RESTful
18 23 (20.91%) Open Source
18 23 (20.91%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (18.18%) Spring Boot
19 20 (18.18%) Ember.js
19 20 (18.18%) NoSQL
20 19 (17.27%) Oracle Database
20 19 (17.27%) Software Engineering

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 9 (8.18%) Confluence
2 6 (5.45%) Apache
2 6 (5.45%) nginx
3 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.91%) SAS
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.73%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) GitHub
2 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.45%) Slack
3 4 (3.64%) PaaS
3 4 (3.64%) Trello
4 3 (2.73%) SaaS
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) HTTP
2 4 (3.64%) AMQP
3 3 (2.73%) Internet
4 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (40.91%) MongoDB
2 42 (38.18%) MySQL
3 20 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 19 (17.27%) Oracle Database
5 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
6 10 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (7.27%) Big Data
8 7 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.82%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.82%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.82%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.82%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.82%) Redis
11 2 (1.82%) Riak
Development Applications
1 47 (42.73%) Git (software)
2 45 (40.91%) Jenkins
3 14 (12.73%) JIRA
4 8 (7.27%) Cucumber
5 7 (6.36%) Gatling
6 6 (5.45%) Jasmine
6 6 (5.45%) SonarQube
7 5 (4.55%) JUnit
7 5 (4.55%) Selenium
7 5 (4.55%) Subversion
8 4 (3.64%) Grunt
8 4 (3.64%) Mocha
8 4 (3.64%) NUnit
8 4 (3.64%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.82%) Maven
9 2 (1.82%) Toad
9 2 (1.82%) webpack
9 2 (1.82%) Yeoman
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Banking
3 3 (2.73%) Games
4 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (44.55%) Developer
2 28 (25.45%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.64%) Analyst
4 12 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Java Engineer
5 9 (8.18%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (6.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (6.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Agile Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Scrum Master
7 6 (5.45%) Senior Java Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.64%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (46.36%) HTML
2 43 (39.09%) CSS
3 30 (27.27%) Spring
4 25 (22.73%) React
5 24 (21.82%) RESTful
6 20 (18.18%) Ember.js
6 20 (18.18%) Spring Boot
7 17 (15.45%) HTML5
8 15 (13.64%) Node.js
9 13 (11.82%) jQuery
10 10 (9.09%) REST
10 10 (9.09%) Web Services
11 8 (7.27%) .NET
12 7 (6.36%) AngularJS
12 7 (6.36%) J2EE
13 6 (5.45%) Ajax
13 6 (5.45%) Hibernate
13 6 (5.45%) LEMP Stack
13 6 (5.45%) Sass
14 5 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.55%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (11.82%) User Experience
3 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.45%) Clustering
5 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.73%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.82%) Life Science
7 2 (1.82%) Wiki
8 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.09%) Linux
2 12 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (4.55%) Android
3 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.82%) Windows
5 1 (0.91%) Unix
5 1 (0.91%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (97.27%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (88.18%) Scrum
3 56 (50.91%) TDD
4 48 (43.64%) BDD
5 36 (32.73%) Microservices
6 35 (31.82%) Coaching
7 34 (30.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 24 (21.82%) DevOps
9 23 (20.91%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (20.91%) Open Source
10 19 (17.27%) Software Engineering
11 18 (16.36%) Test Automation
12 15 (13.64%) Front End Development
13 11 (10.00%) Configuration Management
13 11 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 11 (10.00%) User Stories
14 10 (9.09%) MVC
14 10 (9.09%) Project Management
15 9 (8.18%) Waterfall
16 8 (7.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (46.36%) Java
2 47 (42.73%) JavaScript
3 24 (21.82%) SQL
4 14 (12.73%) Python
5 9 (8.18%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.27%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.45%) C#
7 6 (5.45%) Groovy
7 6 (5.45%) Ruby
8 5 (4.55%) Scala
9 4 (3.64%) PHP
9 4 (3.64%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.73%) ES6
10 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.82%) Go
11 2 (1.82%) Perl
12 1 (0.91%) C++
12 1 (0.91%) R
12 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) ISEB
2 3 (2.73%) Degree
3 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) GDPR
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Docker
1 6 (5.45%) Xen
2 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) Kubernetes
1 8 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.27%) Puppet
2 6 (5.45%) Rancher
3 2 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (0.91%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (26.36%) Oracle
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.45%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.55%) VMware
4 4 (3.64%) Pega
4 4 (3.64%) Zend
5 3 (2.73%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.73%) Workday
6 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.82%) Tableau
7 1 (0.91%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.91%) Adobe
7 1 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.91%) Cognos
7 1 (0.91%) hybris
7 1 (0.91%) IBM
7 1 (0.91%) Sybase
7 1 (0.91%) Xamarin
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Rate: Day rate £330-£350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago