The table below looks at the statistics for Planning Poker skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Planning Poker over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Planning Poker
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Planning Poker 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Planning Poker
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1847 1925 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.80% 76.63% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 1163 984
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 142 154
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Planning Poker
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Planning Poker also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Planning Poker.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

Planning Poker
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Planning Poker also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Planning Poker. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Business Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com