The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
London / Croydon
Rank 33 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.69% 0.45% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 0.50% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £471 £300 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.08% +185.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -15.78%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 199 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.13% 88.84% 81.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 153 63
Median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £300 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £584 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon 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 Croydon

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) DevOps
3 7 (35.00%) JIRA
3 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (30.00%) QA
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Product Management
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) Confluence
5 5 (25.00%) Puppet
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
5 5 (25.00%) Virtual Team
6 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) ZABBIX
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (15.00%) Subversion
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (15.00%) BC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) MSI
5 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Release Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Transition Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Change Manager
3 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Product Management
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Process Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) VB
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) BC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Cadence