The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 37 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.91% 1.19% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.72% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£575 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -6.66%
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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
254 232 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.74% 69.05% 66.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 113 155
Average daily rate £368 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 42
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £23.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £49.75
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 Cambridge

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (30.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Red Gate
2 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (20.00%) NuGet
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SSDT
2 2 (20.00%) Gradle
2 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Moodle
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) VLE

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (20.00%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (20.00%) NuGet
1 2 (20.00%) Gradle
1 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) SAP Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Release Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Moodle Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (30.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Red Gate
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft