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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 28 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.68% - 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£700 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £389
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +110.00%
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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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 83 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 86.39% 80.58% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 65 71
Average daily rate £450 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £278 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £514 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) HP