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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 41 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.40% 0.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+61.01% +45.67%
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
351 310 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.63% 79.49% 74.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 192 91
Average daily rate £475 £425 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £511 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +5 5 £500 +100.00% 1
Dunstable - - - -
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management.

1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Subversion
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Quality Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Release Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Transition Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Quality Management