Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Planning Poker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Planning Poker over the 6 months to 19 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.

Planning Poker
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 862 858
Rank change year-on-year +47 -4 -13
Contract jobs citing Planning Poker 27 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.002% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 3
England median daily rate £486 - £325
10th Percentile £390 - £315
90th Percentile £526 - £408
UK median daily rate £486 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Planning Poker 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78959 81979 85805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.17% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53119 54700 56575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 2121 2517
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Planning Poker
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Planning Poker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Planning Poker in England

Planning Poker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Planning Poker in England

Planning Poker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Planning Poker in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Planning Poker 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 6 months to 19 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
London -15 14 £490 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £390 -
Midlands - 6 £390 -
North of England - 5 £500 -
South East - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
North East - 1 £588 -
North West - 1 £390 -
Planning Poker
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) TDD
3 13 (48.15%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
3 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
4 12 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (44.44%) Pair Programming
4 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 12 (44.44%) C#
4 12 (44.44%) Scrum
5 11 (40.74%) CMS
5 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
5 11 (40.74%) Domain-Driven Design
5 11 (40.74%) SOLID
6 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (37.04%) Razor View Engine
6 10 (37.04%) EPiServer
6 10 (37.04%) MVC
7 9 (33.33%) Docker
8 8 (29.63%) BDD
8 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
8 8 (29.63%) JIRA
9 7 (25.93%) Kanban
9 7 (25.93%) Finance
9 7 (25.93%) Web Services
9 7 (25.93%) Linux
9 7 (25.93%) Microservices
10 6 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (22.22%) Mocha
10 6 (22.22%) Jasmine

Planning Poker
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (40.74%) CMS
2 10 (37.04%) EPiServer
3 4 (14.81%) Apache Solr
3 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Git (software)
1 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) JIRA
3 6 (22.22%) Jasmine
3 6 (22.22%) JUnit
3 6 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (22.22%) Mocha
4 4 (14.81%) JMeter
4 4 (14.81%) RSpec
4 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
5 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 3 (11.11%) webpack
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) EPiServer Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum Master
4 4 (14.81%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) CMS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (37.04%) Razor View Engine
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (14.81%) Node.js
5 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.11%) React
5 3 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) CentOS
2 4 (14.81%) Fedora
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) TDD
3 12 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (44.44%) Pair Programming
3 12 (44.44%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) Domain-Driven Design
4 11 (40.74%) SOLID
4 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
5 10 (37.04%) MVC
6 8 (29.63%) BDD
6 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Kanban
7 7 (25.93%) Microservices
8 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 4 (14.81%) Benchmarking
9 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.81%) DevOps
9 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (14.81%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) Ruby
4 3 (11.11%) ES6
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Ansible
1 4 (14.81%) Kibana
1 4 (14.81%) logstash
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
1 4 (14.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Avaya
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore