The table below looks at the statistics for Planning Poker skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Planning Poker over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Planning Poker
UK
Rank 582 628 605
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -23
Contract jobs citing Planning Poker 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £335 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -15.78%
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 across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36868 40843 39798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.19% 81.72% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24443 26520 25648
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 930 1195 1050
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Planning Poker
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Planning Poker Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Planning Poker
Daily Rate Trend

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

Planning Poker Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Planning Poker
Top 7 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England +33 4 £350 -26.31% 3
South East - 2 £356 - 3
Milton Keynes - 2 £356 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £356 - 2
London +12 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £320 -
West Midlands - 1 £320 -

Planning Poker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 with a requirement for Planning Poker.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Release Management
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) ECMAScript

Planning Poker
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Release Management
4 2 (40.00%) SOLID
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) ATDD
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) ECMAScript
2 2 (40.00%) ES6
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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