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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 27 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.33% 1.02% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 1.22% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £500 £500 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.19 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+98.16% -32.71%
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
277 329 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.94% 83.50% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 226 229
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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 -2 6 £588 +17.50% 1
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce
2 6 (46.15%) Service Design
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 5 (38.46%) Business Transformation
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Conversion
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) SLA
5 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Finance

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
1 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Release Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Service Design Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Service Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Service Transition Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Transition Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Planning Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Cutover Manager
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Environment And Release Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Cutover Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce
2 6 (46.15%) Service Design
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Business Transformation
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) SAP