Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 83 120
Rank change year-on-year -46 +37 +14
Contract jobs citing Kanban 77 148 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.40% 2.56% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.98% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 104 67
North West median daily rate £495 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.00% -5.56%
10th Percentile £358 £310 £320
90th Percentile £675 £596 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £53.75 -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £53.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.33% +43.33% -25.00%

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 4,689 4,966 4,539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.38% 86.05% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,030 3,147 2,840
North West median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £268 £258 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 241 185
North West median hourly rate £25.94 £21.70 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.54% -38.00% -
10th Percentile £13.94 £11.66 £12.45
90th Percentile £50.82 £55.00 £51.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.38%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 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
Manchester -26 55 £500 +33.33% 18
Cheshire -13 10 £480 +37.14% 7
Merseyside -7 6 £450 +20.00%
Lancashire -29 4 £650 +62.50% 2
Cumbria - 1 £485 -
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 North West region with a requirement for Kanban.

1 70 (90.91%) Scrum
2 65 (84.42%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.56%) TDD
4 27 (35.06%) BDD
5 24 (31.17%) DevOps
6 22 (28.57%) User Stories
7 21 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (27.27%) JIRA
8 19 (24.68%) Java
9 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
11 16 (20.78%) Software Engineering
12 13 (16.88%) Finance
12 13 (16.88%) Project Management
12 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
12 13 (16.88%) Jenkins
13 12 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (15.58%) REST
13 12 (15.58%) Front End Development
14 11 (14.29%) Test Automation
14 11 (14.29%) Docker
14 11 (14.29%) Web Services
15 10 (12.99%) AngularJS
15 10 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (12.99%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 9 (11.69%) SQL
17 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (10.39%) ITIL
17 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
17 8 (10.39%) Node.js

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 6 (7.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.30%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
2 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.19%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (5.19%) Serverless
3 4 (5.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (3.90%) GitHub
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) JIRA
2 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.88%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.90%) Mocha
5 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.30%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.30%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.30%) git-flow
5 1 (1.30%) jMock
5 1 (1.30%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) Mockito
5 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.30%) Protractor
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.60%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Scrum Master
3 9 (11.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (10.39%) Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.19%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Agile Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Product Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Product Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Agile Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) REST
2 11 (14.29%) Web Services
3 10 (12.99%) AngularJS
4 8 (10.39%) Node.js
5 6 (7.79%) CSS
5 6 (7.79%) HTML
6 5 (6.49%) .NET
7 4 (5.19%) Dropwizard
7 4 (5.19%) Spring
7 4 (5.19%) Swagger
8 3 (3.90%) RESTful
9 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.60%) J2EE
9 2 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.60%) Spring Boot
9 2 (2.60%) Velocity
10 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.30%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.30%) SOAP
10 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Cloud Native
1 7 (9.09%) User Experience
2 6 (7.79%) Fintech
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.30%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (90.91%) Scrum
2 65 (84.42%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.56%) TDD
4 27 (35.06%) BDD
5 24 (31.17%) DevOps
6 22 (28.57%) User Stories
7 21 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (20.78%) Software Engineering
9 13 (16.88%) Project Management
10 12 (15.58%) Front End Development
11 11 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 10 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (12.99%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (10.39%) ITIL
13 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
14 7 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
14 7 (9.09%) Change Management
14 7 (9.09%) Migration
14 7 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) Java
2 17 (22.08%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.69%) SQL
4 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.19%) C#
5 4 (5.19%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) Java 8
7 1 (1.30%) C++
7 1 (1.30%) COBOL
7 1 (1.30%) Groovy
7 1 (1.30%) Lua
7 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.30%) Ruby
7 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Terraform
2 4 (5.19%) Packer
3 3 (3.90%) Ansible
3 3 (3.90%) Puppet
4 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.30%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) SAP
3 4 (5.19%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.19%) Siebel
3 4 (5.19%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.90%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Cadence
5 1 (1.30%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.30%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.30%) UiPath