The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 61 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% - 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% - 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £650
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 £36.00 £20.59 £31.49
% change year-on-year
+74.82% -34.59%
Release Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
630 625 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.98% 76.41% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 422 292
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Birmingham region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) SLA
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (11.11%) Windows

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Environment Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Change Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Implementation Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Process Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Implementation Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft