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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 69 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Contract jobs citing Release Management 23 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.48% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 0.47% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 4
Median daily rate £363 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.59 £32.47
% change year-on-year
+74.82% -36.57%
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
1266 1279 1105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.26% 77.80% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 773 568
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 76
Median hourly rate £16.05 £16.15 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.65% -10.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £10.61 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.45 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 8 £363 -27.50%
Leicestershire +6 7 £300 -6.25%
Northamptonshire - 5 £450 - 2
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 19 (44.19%) Configuration Management
2 18 (41.86%) ITIL
3 16 (37.21%) Oracle
4 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.58%) Java
5 11 (25.58%) Windows
6 10 (23.26%) Retail
7 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
7 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
7 9 (20.93%) CRM
8 8 (18.60%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (18.60%) Change Management
9 7 (16.28%) Service Management
9 7 (16.28%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (16.28%) UML
9 7 (16.28%) Unix
9 7 (16.28%) Web Services
9 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.28%) SAP
10 6 (13.95%) .NET
10 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
10 6 (13.95%) Linux
10 6 (13.95%) OO
10 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
10 6 (13.95%) Project Management
10 6 (13.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.95%) VMware
10 6 (13.95%) Web Design

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) AquaLogic
1 4 (9.30%) MQSeries
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (9.30%) Tuxedo
1 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
1 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
1 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) DSL
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (23.26%) Retail
2 6 (13.95%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Architect
2 7 (16.28%) Configuration Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Release Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Service Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Designer
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Asset and Configuration Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Business Integration Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) SDLC Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Software Asset Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Web Services
2 6 (13.95%) .NET
3 4 (9.30%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (9.30%) J2EE
3 4 (9.30%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) DHTML
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
4 1 (2.33%) Visualforce
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Minimum Viable Product
2 5 (11.63%) CMDB
3 2 (4.65%) Blog
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Unix
3 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) AIX
4 4 (9.30%) OS/390
4 4 (9.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Configuration Management
2 18 (41.86%) ITIL
3 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) CRM
4 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
5 8 (18.60%) Change Management
6 7 (16.28%) Service Management
6 7 (16.28%) UML
7 6 (13.95%) ArchiMate
7 6 (13.95%) Data Security
7 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (13.95%) OO
7 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.95%) Project Management
7 6 (13.95%) Service Design
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
7 6 (13.95%) Web Design
8 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) C
2 4 (9.30%) C++
2 4 (9.30%) Perl
3 3 (6.98%) COBOL
4 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (16.28%) SAP
5 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
5 6 (13.95%) VMware
6 4 (9.30%) Axway
6 4 (9.30%) Fujitsu
6 4 (9.30%) IBM
6 4 (9.30%) Sun
7 3 (6.98%) Micro Focus
7 3 (6.98%) Remedy
7 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.33%) Apigee
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) Informatica
8 1 (2.33%) JDA
8 1 (2.33%) RedPrairie