Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 113 156
Rank change year-on-year +38 +43 +16
Contract jobs citing Kanban 138 122 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.43% 1.77% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.11% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 112 46
North West median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +0.59%
10th Percentile £330 £359 £311
90th Percentile £623 £538 £531
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £55.73 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -

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 4624 5782 6956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.35% 83.86% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2952 3723 4214
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £586 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 169 284
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.89% -23.00% +64.97%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.15 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.10 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 73 £375 -18.92% 20
Cheshire -12 25 £535 +26.25% 4
Lancashire +32 21 £468 +3.89% 1
Merseyside +24 21 £420 -20.00% 1
Kanban
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 135 (97.83%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (84.78%) Scrum
3 68 (49.28%) TDD
4 57 (41.30%) Git (software)
5 56 (40.58%) JavaScript
6 54 (39.13%) BDD
7 49 (35.51%) Test Automation
8 45 (32.61%) Jenkins
9 42 (30.43%) Software Engineering
10 39 (28.26%) Java
11 36 (26.09%) CSS
12 35 (25.36%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (24.64%) MongoDB
13 34 (24.64%) HTML
14 33 (23.91%) Linux
15 31 (22.46%) DevOps
16 30 (21.74%) Microservices
17 26 (18.84%) User Stories
17 26 (18.84%) MySQL
17 26 (18.84%) Node.js
18 25 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (18.12%) Mentoring
19 24 (17.39%) SQL
20 23 (16.67%) JIRA
20 23 (16.67%) Coaching
21 22 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
21 22 (15.94%) Finance
22 20 (14.49%) Unit Testing
22 20 (14.49%) Apache Cassandra
23 19 (13.77%) NoSQL

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 16 (11.59%) Confluence
2 8 (5.80%) nginx
3 6 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.72%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.72%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.42%) Slack
2 11 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.97%) GitHub
3 3 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.45%) PaaS
4 2 (1.45%) Serverless
4 2 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
5 1 (0.72%) npm
5 1 (0.72%) Office 365
5 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) HTTP
2 4 (2.90%) SMS
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.64%) MongoDB
2 26 (18.84%) MySQL
3 20 (14.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (13.77%) NoSQL
5 12 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.62%) Big Data
7 5 (3.62%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.45%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 57 (41.30%) Git (software)
2 45 (32.61%) Jenkins
3 23 (16.67%) JIRA
4 17 (12.32%) Cucumber
5 15 (10.87%) Jasmine
5 15 (10.87%) JUnit
6 12 (8.70%) Selenium
7 8 (5.80%) SonarQube
7 8 (5.80%) Xcode
8 5 (3.62%) gulp
8 5 (3.62%) Mercurial
8 5 (3.62%) Mocha
8 5 (3.62%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.90%) Babel
9 4 (2.90%) NUnit
9 4 (2.90%) webpack
10 3 (2.17%) GitLab
10 3 (2.17%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.17%) Subversion
10 3 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (15.94%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Banking
3 12 (8.70%) Games
4 5 (3.62%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.72%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (35.51%) Developer
2 23 (16.67%) Analyst
3 19 (13.77%) Scrum Master
4 16 (11.59%) Java Developer
5 15 (10.87%) Software Engineer
6 14 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (8.70%) Agile Scrum Master
7 12 (8.70%) Business Analyst
8 11 (7.97%) Java Engineer
9 10 (7.25%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) iOS Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Senior DevOps
10 8 (5.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.07%) Digital Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) Digital Business Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) JavaScript Engineer
12 6 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (4.35%) Agile Developer
12 6 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
12 6 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.09%) CSS
2 34 (24.64%) HTML
3 26 (18.84%) Node.js
4 19 (13.77%) React
5 18 (13.04%) REST
6 16 (11.59%) JSON
7 14 (10.14%) Web Services
8 11 (7.97%) HTML5
9 10 (7.25%) Sass
9 10 (7.25%) Velocity
10 9 (6.52%) RESTful
10 9 (6.52%) Spring Boot
11 8 (5.80%) LEMP Stack
11 8 (5.80%) Spring
12 7 (5.07%) Ember.js
13 6 (4.35%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.35%) Dropwizard
14 5 (3.62%) Redux
15 4 (2.90%) Hibernate
15 4 (2.90%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) User Experience
2 10 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.80%) Clustering
4 7 (5.07%) Virtual Team
5 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.17%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.45%) iPad
9 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.72%) Fintech
9 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.91%) Linux
2 25 (18.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Windows
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (97.83%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (84.78%) Scrum
3 68 (49.28%) TDD
4 54 (39.13%) BDD
5 49 (35.51%) Test Automation
6 42 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 35 (25.36%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (22.46%) DevOps
9 30 (21.74%) Microservices
10 26 (18.84%) User Stories
11 25 (18.12%) Mentoring
12 23 (16.67%) Coaching
13 22 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (14.49%) Unit Testing
15 16 (11.59%) Business Analysis
15 16 (11.59%) Open Source
16 15 (10.87%) SDLC
17 12 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (7.25%) Data Analysis
18 10 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.58%) JavaScript
2 39 (28.26%) Java
3 24 (17.39%) SQL
4 11 (7.97%) Shell Script
5 10 (7.25%) Python
6 8 (5.80%) Apple Swift
6 8 (5.80%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.07%) C#
8 6 (4.35%) Ruby
8 6 (4.35%) Scala
9 4 (2.90%) ECMAScript
9 4 (2.90%) ES6
9 4 (2.90%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.90%) VB
10 3 (2.17%) VBA
11 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.45%) R
12 1 (0.72%) PHP
12 1 (0.72%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (8.70%) PMI Certification
1 12 (8.70%) PMP
2 10 (7.25%) Degree
3 2 (1.45%) ACCA
3 2 (1.45%) CIMA
3 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.87%) Docker
2 8 (5.80%) Xen
3 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) Puppet
2 10 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.52%) Kubernetes
4 8 (5.80%) Rancher
5 2 (1.45%) Ansible
5 2 (1.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.72%) Salt
6 1 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (12.32%) Red Hat
2 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.52%) Oracle
3 8 (5.80%) Apple
3 8 (5.80%) Atlassian
4 7 (5.07%) Cognos
4 7 (5.07%) Tableau
5 4 (2.90%) Pega
5 4 (2.90%) VMware
6 3 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.72%) Cadence
7 1 (0.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.72%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.72%) WSO2