The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Cambridgeshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 41 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 31 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.81% 0.14% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 0.20% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£288 - £94
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
555 504 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.18% 69.04% 61.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 244 208
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 36 92
Average hourly rate £28.75 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.32% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £24.45 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Release Management
East of England

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 28 July 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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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 28 July 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 (88.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (84.09%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (84.09%) TeamCity
2 37 (84.09%) Git (software)
2 37 (84.09%) .NET
2 37 (84.09%) Configuration Management
3 36 (81.82%) Windows
3 36 (81.82%) SQL
3 36 (81.82%) Visual Studio
3 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 36 (81.82%) Automated Testing
3 36 (81.82%) .NET Framework
3 36 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (81.82%) SSDT
4 34 (77.27%) NuGet
4 34 (77.27%) Gradle
4 34 (77.27%) Artifactory
4 34 (77.27%) Maven
5 33 (75.00%) Automation Testing
5 33 (75.00%) Red Gate
5 33 (75.00%) MSBuild
5 33 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Finance
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) ISEB
7 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (81.82%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 39 (88.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (84.09%) TeamCity
2 37 (84.09%) Git (software)
3 36 (81.82%) Visual Studio
4 34 (77.27%) Maven
4 34 (77.27%) NuGet
4 34 (77.27%) Gradle
4 34 (77.27%) Artifactory
5 33 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 33 (75.00%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Release Engineer
1 34 (77.27%) Build Engineer
1 34 (77.27%) Build and Release Engineer
2 4 (9.09%) Analyst
2 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Configuration Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (2.27%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (84.09%) .NET
2 36 (81.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Windows
1 36 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) Configuration Management
1 37 (84.09%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (81.82%) Automated Testing
3 33 (75.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Process Management
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.27%) Analytics
7 1 (2.27%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.27%) Network Design
7 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) VBA
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.55%) PMP
2 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 33 (75.00%) Red Gate
3 1 (2.27%) SAP