The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing Release Management 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -28.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39 78 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 69.64% 76.47% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 35
Average daily rate £285 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £257 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) XSL
1 5 (71.43%) Actimize
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) MGCP
4 1 (14.29%) H.323
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) IVR
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) MGCP
1 1 (14.29%) H.323
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XSL
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) High Availability
1 1 (14.29%) Database Security
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCDP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Actimize
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Nortel
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya