The first table below looks at the demand for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 92 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £320 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.75
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1515 1184 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.92% 91.71% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 570 629
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £214 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 129 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Release Manager
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Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Release Manager
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 Manager across the East Midlands region.

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Release Manager
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 Manager across the East Midlands region.

Release Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Release Manager
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 Manager within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 1 £320 -
Leicestershire - - - -
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Release Manager
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (16.67%) DataStage
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (16.67%) DataStage
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP