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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 36 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 33 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.39% 0.58% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 0.89% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£288 £375 £94
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +298.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £94.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £37.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-19.20% +18.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
503 448 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 66.89% 65.40% 61.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 222 207
Average daily rate £388 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 34 78
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £24.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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 10 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 5 £288 -32.35% 1
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 38 (86.36%) Configuration Management
2 37 (84.09%) .NET
2 37 (84.09%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (84.09%) TeamCity
2 37 (84.09%) Git (software)
2 37 (84.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (81.82%) Automated Testing
3 36 (81.82%) .NET Framework
3 36 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (81.82%) SSDT
3 36 (81.82%) Visual Studio
3 36 (81.82%) SQL
3 36 (81.82%) Windows
3 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 34 (77.27%) NuGet
4 34 (77.27%) Gradle
4 34 (77.27%) Artifactory
4 34 (77.27%) Maven
5 33 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 33 (75.00%) Automation Testing
5 33 (75.00%) Red Gate
5 33 (75.00%) MSBuild
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%) ISEB
7 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (81.82%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 37 (84.09%) TeamCity
1 37 (84.09%) Git (software)
1 37 (84.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (81.82%) Visual Studio
3 34 (77.27%) Maven
3 34 (77.27%) NuGet
3 34 (77.27%) Gradle
3 34 (77.27%) Artifactory
4 33 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 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%) Software Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (6.82%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) Transition Manager
4 1 (2.27%) Knowledge Manager
4 1 (2.27%) Release Manager
4 1 (2.27%) Architect
4 1 (2.27%) IT Consultant
4 1 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (2.27%) Consultant
4 1 (2.27%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (84.09%) .NET
2 36 (81.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Windows
1 36 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) Configuration Management
2 37 (84.09%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (81.82%) Automated Testing
4 33 (75.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.27%) Analytics
8 1 (2.27%) Process Management
8 1 (2.27%) Change Management
8 1 (2.27%) Project Management
8 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.27%) CRM
8 1 (2.27%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) VBA
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 33 (75.00%) Red Gate
3 1 (2.27%) SAP