Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 77 110
Rank change year-on-year -22 +33 +60
Contract jobs citing Kanban 132 140 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.25% 2.50% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.03% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 121 120
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +7.78%
10th Percentile £338 £330 £356
90th Percentile £589 £600 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £55.73
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% +21.43%

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 4,888 4,613 6,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.16% 82.23% 84.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,076 2,921 3,910
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £571
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 195 190
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.12% +42.86% -29.33%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.75 £11.48
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.03 £51.43
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -6 78 £413 +10.00% 36
Lancashire -8 30 £510 -4.67% 3
Cheshire -14 11 £400 -25.23% 9
Merseyside -16 6 £473 +5.00% 3
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 115 (87.12%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (83.33%) Scrum
3 61 (46.21%) TDD
3 61 (46.21%) BDD
4 55 (41.67%) Java
5 41 (31.06%) Git (software)
6 32 (24.24%) Pair Programming
7 27 (20.45%) Test Automation
8 26 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (19.70%) Java 8
9 25 (18.94%) JavaScript
9 25 (18.94%) Spring
10 24 (18.18%) SOA
11 23 (17.42%) Spring Boot
12 21 (15.91%) Software Engineering
13 20 (15.15%) User Stories
14 19 (14.39%) User Experience
14 19 (14.39%) JIRA
14 19 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (13.64%) Refactoring
16 16 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (12.12%) RESTful
16 16 (12.12%) .NET
16 16 (12.12%) Web Services
17 15 (11.36%) CSS
17 15 (11.36%) HTML
17 15 (11.36%) SQL
17 15 (11.36%) QA
17 15 (11.36%) Wiki
17 15 (11.36%) Spring Security

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 (6.82%) Confluence
2 4 (3.03%) Drupal
3 3 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Magento
1 2 (1.52%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.76%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.79%) IaaS
4 4 (3.03%) GitHub
5 2 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.52%) Slack
6 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) Internet
1 4 (3.03%) SMS
2 2 (1.52%) AMQP
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) Skype
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.70%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (9.85%) MySQL
3 12 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.27%) Power BI
6 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.76%) Big Data
8 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.76%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) GIS
8 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.76%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (31.06%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.39%) JIRA
3 14 (10.61%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.85%) Selenium
5 6 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.55%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.79%) JUnit
6 5 (3.79%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.79%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.79%) Subversion
7 4 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.27%) Gradle
8 3 (2.27%) Mockito
8 3 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.52%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.52%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (9.09%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Banking
2 6 (4.55%) Marketing
2 6 (4.55%) Retail
3 3 (2.27%) Publishing
4 2 (1.52%) Back Office
4 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (40.15%) Developer
2 22 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.39%) Analyst
4 13 (9.85%) Scrum Master
5 10 (7.58%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (4.55%) Consultant
7 6 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.55%) PHP Developer
7 6 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.55%) Technical Test Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (3.79%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Java Consultant
9 4 (3.03%) Project Planner
9 4 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.94%) Spring
2 23 (17.42%) Spring Boot
3 16 (12.12%) .NET
3 16 (12.12%) RESTful
3 16 (12.12%) Web Services
4 15 (11.36%) AngularJS
4 15 (11.36%) CSS
4 15 (11.36%) HTML
4 15 (11.36%) Spring Security
5 13 (9.85%) SOAP
6 10 (7.58%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (6.06%) LAMP
7 8 (6.06%) Node.js
7 8 (6.06%) React
7 8 (6.06%) Zend Framework
8 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (5.30%) JSON
8 7 (5.30%) REST
9 6 (4.55%) Dojo
9 6 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) User Experience
2 15 (11.36%) Wiki
3 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.03%) iPad
7 3 (2.27%) Robotics
8 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.52%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.76%) Blog
9 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.76%) Fintech
9 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.85%) Linux
2 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.27%) Android
3 3 (2.27%) Windows
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (87.12%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (83.33%) Scrum
3 61 (46.21%) BDD
3 61 (46.21%) TDD
4 32 (24.24%) Pair Programming
5 27 (20.45%) Test Automation
6 24 (18.18%) SOA
7 21 (15.91%) Software Engineering
8 20 (15.15%) User Stories
9 19 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (13.64%) Refactoring
11 16 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (10.61%) DevOps
12 14 (10.61%) SDLC
13 13 (9.85%) Open Source
14 12 (9.09%) Coaching
14 12 (9.09%) MVC
15 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
15 10 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (7.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.67%) Java
2 26 (19.70%) Java 8
3 25 (18.94%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.36%) SQL
5 14 (10.61%) Groovy
6 10 (7.58%) C#
6 10 (7.58%) PHP
7 9 (6.82%) Scala
8 6 (4.55%) PHP 5
9 3 (2.27%) Delphi
9 3 (2.27%) Python
9 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.76%) COBOL
10 1 (0.76%) Java 9
10 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.76%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.55%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.76%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.76%) CISA
5 1 (0.76%) CISM
5 1 (0.76%) CISSP
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.36%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) PMO
3 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.76%) GDPR
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) Docker
1 3 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.27%) Ansible
3 2 (1.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.52%) Puppet
3 2 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.06%) Zend
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle
4 4 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.27%) Automation Anywhere
5 3 (2.27%) Blue Prism
5 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.27%) UiPath
6 2 (1.52%) Google
6 2 (1.52%) IBM
6 2 (1.52%) SAP
6 2 (1.52%) Siebel
6 2 (1.52%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.76%) Apple
7 1 (0.76%) Cognos
7 1 (0.76%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (0.76%) Informatica
7 1 (0.76%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.76%) Pega
7 1 (0.76%) Tableau