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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Kanban
England / North West
Rank 83 98 130
Rank change year-on-year +15 +32  
Contract jobs citing Kanban 45 59 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.75% 1.54% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.87% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 11
Median daily rate £413 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £409
% change year-on-year - +10.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year -13.79% -  

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 2113 3163 2829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.35% 82.43% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1915 1539
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 122 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Kanban as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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 -4 18 £425 +3.03% 28
Cheshire +29 13 £400 -16.88% 2
Merseyside +6 7 £600 +100.00% 1
Lancashire +21 4 £388 +14.81%
Kanban
England

Kanban
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 74 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (85.00%) Scrum
3 42 (52.50%) Java
4 40 (50.00%) TDD
5 38 (47.50%) JavaScript
6 32 (40.00%) HTML
7 30 (37.50%) BDD
8 29 (36.25%) Linux
9 24 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 23 (28.75%) CSS
11 22 (27.50%) MySQL
11 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (27.50%) MongoDB
12 20 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 19 (23.75%) DevOps
14 18 (22.50%) SQL
14 18 (22.50%) NoSQL
15 17 (21.25%) Spring
16 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
16 16 (20.00%) Red Hat
16 16 (20.00%) Node.js
16 16 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (18.75%) HTML5
18 14 (17.50%) jQuery
19 13 (16.25%) JIRA
19 13 (16.25%) Open Source
19 13 (16.25%) Project Management
20 12 (15.00%) Oracle
20 12 (15.00%) Finance

Kanban
Top Related 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 (7.50%) Apache
1 6 (7.50%) Confluence
2 4 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) SAS
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Project
2 1 (1.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.50%) PaaS
3 5 (6.25%) Slack
4 3 (3.75%) GitHub
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.50%) SaaS
5 2 (2.50%) Trello
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Kerberos
2 4 (5.00%) AMQP
3 2 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) MongoDB
1 22 (27.50%) MySQL
2 18 (22.50%) NoSQL
3 9 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (8.75%) Big Data
6 5 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.50%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.50%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.50%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.50%) Riak
9 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (16.25%) JIRA
4 11 (13.75%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.75%) Selenium
6 6 (7.50%) JUnit
7 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
7 5 (6.25%) Subversion
8 4 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (3.75%) Gatling
10 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.25%) NUnit
11 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) Developer
2 20 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Digital Developer
5 6 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Scrum Master
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Development Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Principal Developer
8 3 (3.75%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.00%) HTML
2 23 (28.75%) CSS
3 17 (21.25%) Spring
4 16 (20.00%) Node.js
5 15 (18.75%) HTML5
6 14 (17.50%) jQuery
7 12 (15.00%) RESTful
8 10 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 10 (12.50%) REST
8 10 (12.50%) Web Services
9 9 (11.25%) Ajax
10 8 (10.00%) JSON
10 8 (10.00%) Spring Boot
11 7 (8.75%) .NET
12 5 (6.25%) CSS3
12 5 (6.25%) JAAS
12 5 (6.25%) Java SE
12 5 (6.25%) Middleware
12 5 (6.25%) SOAP
12 5 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.25%) User Experience
2 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.50%) Wiki
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Linux
2 16 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Android
3 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (85.00%) Scrum
3 40 (50.00%) TDD
4 30 (37.50%) BDD
5 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (23.75%) DevOps
7 16 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (16.25%) Open Source
8 13 (16.25%) Project Management
9 12 (15.00%) Front End Development
9 12 (15.00%) SDLC
10 10 (12.50%) Coaching
10 10 (12.50%) Microservices
11 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
12 8 (10.00%) MVC
12 8 (10.00%) Pair Programming
12 8 (10.00%) Web Development
13 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
13 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (52.50%) Java
2 38 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 18 (22.50%) SQL
4 9 (11.25%) Python
4 9 (11.25%) Ruby
5 5 (6.25%) Go
5 5 (6.25%) Perl
5 5 (6.25%) Scala
6 4 (5.00%) Groovy
6 4 (5.00%) PHP
7 3 (3.75%) C#
8 2 (2.50%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) R
9 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) ISEB
3 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 5 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) Kibana
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (15.00%) Oracle
3 10 (12.50%) VMware
4 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.50%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.00%) Zend
7 3 (3.75%) ATG
7 3 (3.75%) hybris
8 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.25%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.25%) IBM
9 1 (1.25%) Sybase
9 1 (1.25%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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