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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 30 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.35% - 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% - 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £14.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+98.21% -34.50%
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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
184 125 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 76.99% 73.10% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 66 72
Average daily rate £400 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £228 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £20.50 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (53.33%) ITIL
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Software Deployment
3 5 (33.33%) Retail
3 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Perforce
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) MS Office
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (26.67%) Transition Management
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (26.67%) Hudson
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (20.00%) Line Management
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Finance

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (26.67%) Hudson
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Release Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Configuration Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Environment Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Software Release Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) EPoS
1 2 (13.33%) Statistics
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Software Deployment
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) Transition Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (20.00%) Line Management
5 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Perforce
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Retalix