The table below looks at the statistics for Planning Poker skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Planning Poker over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Planning Poker
UK / England
Rank 571 608 596
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -12
Contract jobs citing Planning Poker 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.010% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £320 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.46% +13.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34750 39516 38053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 82.86% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23216 26235 24416
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 864 1083 1029
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Planning Poker
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Planning Poker as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Planning Poker Jobs Demand Trend in England

Planning Poker
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Planning Poker across the England region.

Planning Poker Daily Rate Trend in England

Planning Poker
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Planning Poker within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
London +23 3 £320 -41.81%
South East - 3 £363 - 1
West Midlands +11 2 £320 -32.73%
Planning Poker
UK

Planning Poker
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Planning Poker 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 England region with a requirement for Planning Poker.

1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) User Stories
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Kanban
4 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) WCF
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) SOLID
5 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 4 (44.44%) Release Management
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 3 (33.33%) Spring

Planning Poker
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) JSP
5 3 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 3 (33.33%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Node.js
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) User Stories
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Kanban
4 5 (55.56%) SOLID
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
5 4 (44.44%) Release Management
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) ATDD
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) ECMAScript
2 3 (33.33%) ES6
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle