The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Release Management 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £15.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+116.00% -55.88%
Release Management
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
102 44 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 79.69% 78.57% 75.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 59
Median daily rate £322 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £89 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim