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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 26 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.17% 2.63% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 3.29% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £393 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £379
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-28.23% -5.55%
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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
143 152 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 77.72% 80.00% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 78 55
Average daily rate £355 £263 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.23% +14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £177 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (25.00%) NHS Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle