The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 54 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Release Management 19 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.30% 0.26% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 0.35% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 9
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£310 - £94
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-28.23% -5.55%
Release Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
550 575 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 66.51% 75.07% 64.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 247 214
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 30 95
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 39 (79.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (77.55%) Windows
3 37 (75.51%) .NET
3 37 (75.51%) Microsoft
3 37 (75.51%) Configuration Management
3 37 (75.51%) TeamCity
3 37 (75.51%) Git (software)
3 37 (75.51%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (73.47%) .NET Framework
4 36 (73.47%) Automated Testing
4 36 (73.47%) SQL
4 36 (73.47%) Visual Studio
4 36 (73.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (73.47%) SSDT
5 34 (69.39%) Gradle
5 34 (69.39%) Artifactory
5 34 (69.39%) NuGet
5 34 (69.39%) Maven
6 33 (67.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 33 (67.35%) Red Gate
6 33 (67.35%) MSBuild
6 33 (67.35%) Automation Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Finance
7 4 (8.16%) Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) ISEB
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (4.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.08%) Moodle
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Project
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (73.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 39 (79.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (75.51%) TeamCity
2 37 (75.51%) Git (software)
3 36 (73.47%) Visual Studio
4 34 (69.39%) Maven
4 34 (69.39%) NuGet
4 34 (69.39%) Gradle
4 34 (69.39%) Artifactory
5 33 (67.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 33 (67.35%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Release Engineer
1 34 (69.39%) Build Engineer
1 34 (69.39%) Build and Release Engineer
2 4 (8.16%) Analyst
2 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
3 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
3 3 (6.12%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (6.12%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 3 (6.12%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (4.08%) Moodle Developer
4 2 (4.08%) Technical Developer
4 2 (4.08%) Developer
5 1 (2.04%) Architect
5 1 (2.04%) Release Manager
5 1 (2.04%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (2.04%) SAP Release Manager
5 1 (2.04%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 36 (73.47%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) VLE
1 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 36 (73.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Configuration Management
1 37 (75.51%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (73.47%) Automated Testing
3 33 (67.35%) Automation Testing
4 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
4 4 (8.16%) Project Management
4 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
4 4 (8.16%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.08%) Process Management
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.04%) Analytics
7 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) VBA
2 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.08%) PMP
2 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) Microsoft
2 33 (67.35%) Red Gate
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Riverbed