The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford 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 39 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.38% 2.23% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 2.74% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -10.82%
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 Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 146 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 84.23% 81.56% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 64 80
Average daily rate £350 £355 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +33.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.36 £14.50 £11.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.22 £14.50 £14.42
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 Bradford

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Release Management
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (25.00%) iSOFT
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

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

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Build Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) iSOFT