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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 16 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.30% 7.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 11.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.59 £31.49
% change year-on-year
+94.24% -34.59%
Release Management
County Antrim

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
63 62 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 81.82% 68.13% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 28
Median daily rate £338 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £150 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast 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 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 3 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC