The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 76 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Release Management 13 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.91% 1.24% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.73% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -38.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
999 1043 968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.57% 71.83% 67.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 537 465
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 41 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Release Management
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 5 £250 - 1
Nottinghamshire +7 3 £475 +46.15%
Derbyshire +3 2 - -
Leicestershire - - - - 3
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) QA
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) SAP
4 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) IaaS
5 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) SaaS
5 2 (11.76%) PaaS
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) XSD
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) NetWeaver
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
1 2 (11.76%) DMZ
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Release Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Change Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Change and Release Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Environment Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) XSD
1 2 (11.76%) JMS
1 2 (11.76%) WSDL
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
1 2 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (11.76%) JSON
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (11.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Intel
3 2 (11.76%) Software AG
3 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) SunGard