The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 29 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.41% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.82% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £501 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.07% +14.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
Release Management
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
240 245 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.81% 82.21% 82.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 155 268
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Luton +9 4 £375 - 1
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) Ant
1 8 (57.14%) Scrum
1 8 (57.14%) Maven
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Mercator
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Conversion
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Service Design
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) CRM

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Ant
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 8 (57.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Environment And Release Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Environment Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Release Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Release Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
1 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Mercator
2 1 (7.14%) SAP