The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Cambridge 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.12% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
304 271 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 67.86% 68.43% 57.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 124 121
Average daily rate £400 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.04 £32.50 £21.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Release Management
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
3 2 (28.57%) NuGet
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SSDT
3 2 (28.57%) Gradle
3 2 (28.57%) Artifactory
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (28.57%) Red Gate
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
1 2 (28.57%) NuGet
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
1 2 (28.57%) Artifactory
1 2 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Release Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Build Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Red Gate
2 1 (14.29%) SAP