The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 29 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.89% - 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £14.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+98.21% -34.50%
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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 Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 264 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 64.00% 69.66% 64.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 194 47
Average daily rate £370 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £68 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.11 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -73.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.07 £8.63 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £30.00 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Release Management
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) HP