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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 81 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 15 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.96% 0.98% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.34% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Average daily rate
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£318 £325 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £339 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +69.35%
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
1116 1191 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 71.13% 72.80% 65.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 605 434
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 85
Average hourly rate £17.50 £36.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +5.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.21 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 2014. 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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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
Nottinghamshire +10 7 £318 +5.83%
Derbyshire +8 5 £413 +26.92%
Northamptonshire +5 3 £245 -
Leicestershire - - - - 3
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (20.00%) Retail
4 5 (20.00%) QA
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Serena
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) UNIX
6 3 (12.00%) Service Management
6 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.00%) Clustering
7 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Coaching
7 2 (8.00%) REST
7 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) IaaS
7 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (8.00%) DMZ
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Release Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Release Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Change Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Change and Release Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Environment Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) XSD
2 2 (8.00%) JMS
2 2 (8.00%) WSDL
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.00%) PMP
1 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Serena
4 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.00%) Intel
4 2 (8.00%) Software AG
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) SunGard