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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 77 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 21 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.33% 0.38% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.49% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 8
Median daily rate £375 £369 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +22.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £335 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £42.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.31% +40.83%
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
1275 1218 1052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.59% 77.28% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 754 560
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £546 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 58
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.08 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £11.06 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +3 12 £375 -21.05%
Leicestershire +12 3 £375 +17.18% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £350 -
Northamptonshire -3 2 £538 +43.33%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (43.18%) ITIL
2 17 (38.64%) Configuration Management
3 16 (36.36%) Oracle
4 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 11 (25.00%) Java
6 11 (25.00%) Retail
6 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 10 (22.73%) Change Management
8 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (20.45%) Windows
9 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
10 7 (15.91%) Web Services
10 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.64%) J2EE
11 6 (13.64%) UML
11 6 (13.64%) Project Management
11 6 (13.64%) IBM
11 6 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (13.64%) SDLC
12 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
12 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
12 5 (11.36%) ArchiMate
12 5 (11.36%) CMDB
12 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
12 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (11.36%) RESTful

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 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.82%) AquaLogic
2 3 (6.82%) MQSeries
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (6.82%) Tuxedo
2 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Project
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) DSL
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Architect
1 8 (18.18%) Release Manager
2 7 (15.91%) Configuration Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Service Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Designer
5 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Release and Configuration Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Asset and Configuration Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Business Integration Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Software Configuration Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
2 6 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (13.64%) J2EE
3 5 (11.36%) .NET
3 5 (11.36%) Middleware
3 5 (11.36%) RESTful
3 5 (11.36%) XML
4 3 (6.82%) JSON
4 3 (6.82%) OAuth
4 3 (6.82%) OAuth2
4 3 (6.82%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) CMDB
1 5 (11.36%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (4.55%) DataPower
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Tandem
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
4 3 (6.82%) AIX
4 3 (6.82%) OS/390
4 3 (6.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) ITIL
2 17 (38.64%) Configuration Management
3 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 10 (22.73%) Change Management
6 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.64%) Project Management
8 6 (13.64%) SDLC
8 6 (13.64%) UML
9 5 (11.36%) ArchiMate
9 5 (11.36%) Data Security
9 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (11.36%) OO
9 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
9 5 (11.36%) Service Design
9 5 (11.36%) SOA
9 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
9 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.36%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) C
2 3 (6.82%) C++
2 3 (6.82%) Perl
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) IBM
4 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.36%) SAP
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (6.82%) Apigee
6 3 (6.82%) Axway
6 3 (6.82%) Fujitsu
6 3 (6.82%) Remedy
6 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.82%) Sun
7 1 (2.27%) CA
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Software AG
7 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.27%) webMethods