The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 91 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.94% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £30.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-31.35% -20.52%
Release Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1174 1060 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.63% 72.75% 71.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 550 471
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 63 40
Average hourly rate £19.08 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.58% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the East Midlands region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +1 1 £425 +41.66%
Leicestershire - 1 £320 - 1
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (53.85%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) VBScript
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) BMC
4 4 (30.77%) Control-M
4 4 (30.77%) Remedy
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
4 4 (30.77%) ITSM
4 4 (30.77%) Workflow
4 4 (30.77%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
5 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) Ant
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (15.38%) Java

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Ant
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Software Configuration Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Software Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Process Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) VBScript
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) BMC
2 4 (30.77%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) HP