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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
England / East of England
Rank 117 97 111
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs citing Release Management 8 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 1.10% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.41% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 14
Median daily rate £438 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £164 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -15.78%

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
1693 1839 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.71% 77.99% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1103 1211
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 169 139
Median hourly rate £37.02 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Suffolk -12 6 £525 +262.06% 2
Bedfordshire +4 2 £375 -13.84% 1
Release Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 of England region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (32.69%) DevOps
2 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
3 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
3 11 (21.15%) ITIL
3 11 (21.15%) Windows
4 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 10 (19.23%) QA
4 10 (19.23%) Scrum
5 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Java
5 8 (15.38%) Degree
5 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Test Management
5 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (13.46%) Maven
6 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
6 7 (13.46%) Ant
6 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
6 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
6 7 (13.46%) MSBuild
7 6 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 6 (11.54%) Ansible
7 6 (11.54%) Migration

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (5.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Project
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
1 5 (9.62%) Network Security
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.92%) DB2
3 1 (1.92%) Essbase
3 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.46%) Ant
2 7 (13.46%) Maven
2 7 (13.46%) MSBuild
2 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.69%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Release Manager
2 9 (17.31%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) HR Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Environment And Release Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Environment Manager
6 3 (5.77%) HR Manager
7 2 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Middleware
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.85%) Angular 2
2 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.85%) J2EE
2 2 (3.85%) Kendo UI
2 2 (3.85%) NHibernate
2 2 (3.85%) WCF
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Fat Client
1 5 (9.62%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.77%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) AIX
2 4 (7.69%) Solaris
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (32.69%) DevOps
2 12 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
2 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (21.15%) ITIL
4 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 10 (19.23%) Scrum
5 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Test Management
5 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.54%) Migration
7 6 (11.54%) Test Strategy
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Service Management
8 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.69%) TDD
9 4 (7.69%) Validation
10 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Java
1 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) C#
2 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) COBOL
3 1 (1.92%) Erlang
3 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
3 5 (9.62%) PMP
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Ansible
2 5 (9.62%) Puppet
3 4 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Citrix
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (3.85%) Mercator
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.85%) Telerik
5 1 (1.92%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
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