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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 40 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 0.61% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.83% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -15.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £379
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +110.00%
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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
260 240 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 69.71% 73.39% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 108 141
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 50
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Moodle
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Red Gate
3 2 (22.22%) MSBuild
3 2 (22.22%) NuGet
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) SSDT
3 2 (22.22%) Gradle
3 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (22.22%) VLE
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (22.22%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) MSBuild
1 2 (22.22%) NuGet
1 2 (22.22%) Gradle
1 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
1 2 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Build Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Release Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Moodle Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Build and Release Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) VLE
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Red Gate
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) SAP