The first table below looks at the demand for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Brentwood region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 11 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 8.70% 8.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Brentwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 97.83% 91.67% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 8
Average daily rate £281 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.49% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £270 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £22.66 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.58 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentwood 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 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) COBOL
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) RACF
3 2 (40.00%) JCL
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) ISPF
4 1 (20.00%) Lombardi
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentwood 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) CTI
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Lombardi
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) zOS
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) JCL
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Syncsort
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco