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 24 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Planning Poker
Rank 642 642 601
Rank change year-on-year
0 -41
Contract jobs citing Planning Poker 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.009% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 -
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
44747 45474 41772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 79.85% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29561 29429 25946
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1183 1168
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 2 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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 1 - -
England -18 1 - -

Planning Poker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (80.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (80.00%) Backbone.js
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) SOLID
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Angular Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (80.00%) Backbone.js
1 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (80.00%) Node.js
1 4 (80.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) SOLID
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript