The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 36 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.63% 1.19% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.70% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£257 £438 £556
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% -21.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £371
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £64.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-47.08% +157.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
237 176 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 75.00% 69.57% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 86 79
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 13 35
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Release Management
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (100.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy