The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 121 114 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 20 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.41% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.60% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 14
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£450 £338 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -26.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £262 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £410 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £14.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+98.21% -34.50%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2146 1674 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.59% 69.03% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 922 1033
Average daily rate £425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 161 178
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the East of England region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the East of England region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £463 +34.54% 3
Bedfordshire -16 4 £338 +28.57%
Essex -4 3 £305 - 1
Hertfordshire 0 2 £450 -
Norfolk - - - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Project Management
2 13 (23.64%) UNIX
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) Finance
4 10 (18.18%) ITIL
4 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
5 9 (16.36%) Java
5 9 (16.36%) XML
5 9 (16.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (14.55%) Service Management
6 8 (14.55%) MS Office
7 7 (12.73%) MS Project
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle
7 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.73%) Change Management
7 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.91%) Migration
8 6 (10.91%) Publishing
8 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
8 6 (10.91%) Windows
8 6 (10.91%) HTML
8 6 (10.91%) J2EE
8 6 (10.91%) Web Services
8 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
9 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.09%) JBoss
2 5 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.64%) Moodle
6 1 (1.82%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (14.55%) MS Office
4 7 (12.73%) MS Project
5 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.64%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.64%) Maven
4 2 (3.64%) Gradle
4 2 (3.64%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.64%) NuGet
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Publishing
3 4 (7.27%) Automotive
4 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Military
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.91%) Release Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Test Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) SAP Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Release Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Environment Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Release Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) XML
2 6 (10.91%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) J2EE
2 6 (10.91%) Web Services
3 5 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) CSS
4 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.82%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (1.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) VLE
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) UNIX
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Project Management
3 10 (18.18%) ITIL
3 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.55%) Service Management
6 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.73%) Change Management
6 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.91%) Migration
7 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) User Stories
8 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Scrum
9 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.27%) Python
4 3 (5.45%) VBA
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.64%) PMP
4 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 4 (7.27%) AccuRev
4 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.64%) Red Gate
5 2 (3.64%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.82%) webMethods
6 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
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