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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 21 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.86% - 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% - 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£400 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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%
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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
83 50 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 79.05% 58.82% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 73
Average daily rate £225 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.59% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £278 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) XSL
1 3 (100.00%) Actimize
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Actimize