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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 59 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.82% 2.44% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 3.25% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.85% -4.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.71% -
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
541 523 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.71% 75.04% 60.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 254 189
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 55 33
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.90 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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
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 5 May 2015. 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 1 £525 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 3 (23.08%) QA
3 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) SAP XI
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Release Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Change Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Environment Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Change and Release Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Change Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
5 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) SAP XI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects