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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 57 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 14 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.80% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 0.55% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £496 £563 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.79% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £553 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £573 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-8.43% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.53 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+66.80% -36.06%
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
607 547 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.22% 74.12% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 349 321
Median daily rate £380 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 20
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) JSON
2 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (65.00%) OO
2 13 (65.00%) JBoss
2 13 (65.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (65.00%) RESTful
2 13 (65.00%) Open Source
2 13 (65.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 13 (65.00%) DevOps
2 13 (65.00%) MuleSoft
2 13 (65.00%) API Development
3 10 (50.00%) Mule
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Apache
5 4 (20.00%) SLA
5 4 (20.00%) ISEB
5 4 (20.00%) WSO2
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) Finance
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM

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 13 (65.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 13 (65.00%) JBoss
2 10 (50.00%) Mule
3 5 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) MuleSoft Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) MuleSoft Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Environment Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Process Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) JSON
1 13 (65.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) API Development
2 13 (65.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (65.00%) DevOps
2 13 (65.00%) OO
2 13 (65.00%) Open Source
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) MuleSoft
2 4 (20.00%) WSO2
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft