Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 89 142
Rank change year-on-year -9 +53 +44
Contract jobs citing Kanban 134 120 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.18% 2.12% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.57% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 109 88
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £323 £320 £313
90th Percentile £619 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
North West median hourly rate £53.75 - £55.73
10th Percentile £50.63 - £49.65
90th Percentile £57.88 - £58.95
England median hourly rate £50.00 £100.00 £55.73
% change year-on-year -50.00% +79.43% +59.24%

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 5,219 4,670 6,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.77% 82.44% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,278 2,857 3,931
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £255 £259
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 220 210
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £35.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.10% +29.09% +1.23%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.74 £52.55 £48.85
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +12 78 £425 +13.33% 40
Lancashire -2 26 £530 -0.93% 2
Cheshire -23 16 £400 - 9
Merseyside -5 6 £375 -16.67%
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 122 (91.04%) Scrum
2 117 (87.31%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (55.97%) TDD
4 64 (47.76%) BDD
5 60 (44.78%) Java
6 47 (35.07%) Git (software)
7 39 (29.10%) Test Automation
8 38 (28.36%) JavaScript
9 32 (23.88%) JIRA
10 30 (22.39%) Pair Programming
11 27 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (18.66%) CSS
13 24 (17.91%) Software Engineering
14 23 (17.16%) Linux
15 22 (16.42%) SQL
15 22 (16.42%) Refactoring
15 22 (16.42%) Jenkins
16 20 (14.93%) Open Source
16 20 (14.93%) HTML
16 20 (14.93%) Web Services
16 20 (14.93%) MySQL
16 20 (14.93%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (14.18%) Confluence
17 19 (14.18%) QA
17 19 (14.18%) DevOps
17 19 (14.18%) Coaching
18 18 (13.43%) Java 8
18 18 (13.43%) Selenium
18 18 (13.43%) Groovy
18 18 (13.43%) SQL Server

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 19 (14.18%) Confluence
2 10 (7.46%) Apache
3 7 (5.22%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.73%) CMS
4 5 (3.73%) JBoss
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.75%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.49%) Magento
2 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.21%) GitHub
3 6 (4.48%) PaaS
3 6 (4.48%) Slack
4 3 (2.24%) BrowserStack
4 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.24%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) SMS
2 3 (2.24%) HTTP
3 2 (1.49%) AMQP
3 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) Skype
4 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.93%) MySQL
1 20 (14.93%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (13.43%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.94%) NoSQL
4 15 (11.19%) MongoDB
5 12 (8.96%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.48%) CouchDB
8 5 (3.73%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.49%) DataStage
10 2 (1.49%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (35.07%) Git (software)
2 32 (23.88%) JIRA
3 22 (16.42%) Jenkins
4 18 (13.43%) Selenium
5 12 (8.96%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.72%) JMeter
6 9 (6.72%) Subversion
7 7 (5.22%) Gatling
7 7 (5.22%) SoapUI
8 6 (4.48%) Jasmine
8 6 (4.48%) JUnit
8 6 (4.48%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.99%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.99%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.24%) FishEye
10 3 (2.24%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.49%) ER Studio
11 2 (1.49%) GitLab
11 2 (1.49%) Protractor
General
1 17 (12.69%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Retail
3 6 (4.48%) Banking
4 3 (2.24%) Games
4 3 (2.24%) Publishing
4 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (26.12%) Developer
2 18 (13.43%) Analyst
3 15 (11.19%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.45%) Scrum Master
5 10 (7.46%) Test Analyst
6 7 (5.22%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (5.22%) Technical Test Analyst
7 6 (4.48%) Architect
7 6 (4.48%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.48%) Consultant
7 6 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (4.48%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Automation Tester
8 5 (3.73%) Designer
8 5 (3.73%) Java Consultant
8 5 (3.73%) Middleware Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.66%) CSS
2 20 (14.93%) HTML
2 20 (14.93%) Web Services
3 16 (11.94%) SOAP
3 16 (11.94%) Spring
3 16 (11.94%) Spring Boot
4 15 (11.19%) REST
5 14 (10.45%) Ajax
6 12 (8.96%) AngularJS
7 10 (7.46%) Node.js
8 9 (6.72%) jQuery
9 7 (5.22%) .NET
9 7 (5.22%) Middleware
9 7 (5.22%) React
9 7 (5.22%) Spring MVC
10 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (4.48%) RESTful
10 6 (4.48%) Spring Security
11 5 (3.73%) DWR
11 5 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) User Experience
2 13 (9.70%) Wiki
3 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.24%) iPad
4 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.24%) Robotics
5 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.49%) Clustering
5 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) Fintech
6 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.16%) Linux
2 9 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (5.22%) Windows
4 4 (2.99%) Unix
4 4 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (91.04%) Scrum
2 117 (87.31%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (55.97%) TDD
4 64 (47.76%) BDD
5 39 (29.10%) Test Automation
6 30 (22.39%) Pair Programming
7 27 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (17.91%) Software Engineering
9 22 (16.42%) Refactoring
10 20 (14.93%) Open Source
11 19 (14.18%) Coaching
11 19 (14.18%) DevOps
12 17 (12.69%) SDLC
13 16 (11.94%) Mentoring
14 15 (11.19%) SOA
14 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (10.45%) Microservices
15 14 (10.45%) Waterfall
16 13 (9.70%) User Stories
17 11 (8.21%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.78%) Java
2 38 (28.36%) JavaScript
3 22 (16.42%) SQL
4 18 (13.43%) Groovy
4 18 (13.43%) Java 8
5 12 (8.96%) Scala
6 11 (8.21%) C#
7 5 (3.73%) Python
8 4 (2.99%) Ruby
8 4 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.24%) Java 9
9 3 (2.24%) PHP
10 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.49%) C++
10 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.49%) VB
10 2 (1.49%) VBA
11 1 (0.75%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.75%) C
11 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (2.99%) Degree
1 4 (2.99%) PMP
2 3 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.24%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.75%) CISA
3 1 (0.75%) CISM
3 1 (0.75%) CISSP
3 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.18%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) PMO
3 1 (0.75%) GDPR
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) NIST 800
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Docker
1 5 (3.73%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.49%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.24%) FlexNet
4 2 (1.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.21%) Red Hat
3 10 (7.46%) Oracle
4 6 (4.48%) IBM
5 5 (3.73%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.24%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.24%) Automation Anywhere
6 3 (2.24%) Blue Prism
6 3 (2.24%) Google
6 3 (2.24%) SAP
6 3 (2.24%) Siebel
6 3 (2.24%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.24%) UiPath
7 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.49%) VMware
7 2 (1.49%) Zend
8 1 (0.75%) Apple
8 1 (0.75%) Sitecore