The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 650 637
Contract jobs citing Planning Poker 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.002% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
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 - - -

Planning Poker is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39704 44234 45146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.33% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25886 29348 28980
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1071 1257
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Planning Poker
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Planning Poker as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Planning Poker in the UK

Planning Poker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Planning Poker in the UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) User Stories
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (78.57%) SOLID
2 11 (78.57%) WCF
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (78.57%) Entity Framework
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Web Development
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Kanban
2 11 (78.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (21.43%) ES6
4 3 (21.43%) Ajax

Planning Poker
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (78.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (78.57%) Entity Framework
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) WCF
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) JSP
3 3 (21.43%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
3 3 (21.43%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) User Stories
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Kanban
2 11 (78.57%) SOLID
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) Web Development
3 8 (57.14%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) ECMAScript
2 3 (21.43%) ES6
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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