The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 97 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 50 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.65% 0.38% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 0.54% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 18
Average daily rate
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£338 £348 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £286 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 £94.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% -60.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2229 1665 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.47% 69.67% 66.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 866 1002
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 133 233
Average hourly rate £28.91 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +22 32 £288 -
Essex +10 12 £450 +66.66% 1
Suffolk -21 3 £338 -20.58%
Bedfordshire - 2 £150 - 2
Norfolk -9 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 45 (56.96%) SQL
2 43 (54.43%) .NET
3 42 (53.16%) Windows
3 42 (53.16%) Configuration Management
4 41 (51.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (49.37%) TeamCity
6 38 (48.10%) Visual Studio
7 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
7 37 (46.84%) Git (software)
7 37 (46.84%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (45.57%) .NET Framework
8 36 (45.57%) Automated Testing
8 36 (45.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (45.57%) SSDT
9 34 (43.04%) NuGet
9 34 (43.04%) Gradle
9 34 (43.04%) Artifactory
9 34 (43.04%) Maven
10 33 (41.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 33 (41.77%) Automation Testing
10 33 (41.77%) Red Gate
10 33 (41.77%) MSBuild
11 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
11 11 (13.92%) Oracle
12 10 (12.66%) MS Office
13 9 (11.39%) ITIL
13 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
14 8 (10.13%) Java
14 8 (10.13%) Project Management
14 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.53%) Documentum
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.27%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.66%) MS Office
3 7 (8.86%) MS Project
4 5 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) assyst
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.27%) DHCP
2 1 (1.27%) FTP
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) VPN
2 1 (1.27%) DNS
2 1 (1.27%) SAN
2 1 (1.27%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (45.57%) SSDT
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) DB2
4 2 (2.53%) MS Access
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (51.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (49.37%) TeamCity
3 38 (48.10%) Visual Studio
4 37 (46.84%) Git (software)
5 34 (43.04%) Maven
5 34 (43.04%) NuGet
5 34 (43.04%) Gradle
5 34 (43.04%) Artifactory
6 33 (41.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 33 (41.77%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.53%) Subversion
8 1 (1.27%) Lombardi
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Automotive
2 3 (3.80%) Publishing
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Release Engineer
1 34 (43.04%) Build Engineer
1 34 (43.04%) Build and Release Engineer
2 20 (25.32%) Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Release Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Quality Manager
8 2 (2.53%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (54.43%) .NET
2 36 (45.57%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.80%) J2EE
3 3 (3.80%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) WinForms
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.53%) SOAP
4 2 (2.53%) Silverlight
4 2 (2.53%) RESTful
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.27%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.80%) CMDB
4 2 (2.53%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) Statistics
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.16%) Windows
2 36 (45.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.59%) Linux
4 4 (5.06%) UNIX
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) zOS
6 1 (1.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.16%) Configuration Management
2 37 (46.84%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (45.57%) Automated Testing
4 33 (41.77%) Automation Testing
5 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
5 9 (11.39%) ITIL
6 8 (10.13%) Project Management
6 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.86%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.86%) ITSM
7 7 (8.86%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.59%) Process Management
8 6 (7.59%) Service Management
8 6 (7.59%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) Change Management
9 5 (6.33%) Migration
9 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.06%) Regression Testing
11 3 (3.80%) Scrum
11 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) Java
3 6 (7.59%) VBA
4 4 (5.06%) C#
4 4 (5.06%) VB
4 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.53%) ABAP
5 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.53%) COBOL
5 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.53%) JCL
5 2 (2.53%) VB6
6 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.06%) Degree
3 3 (3.80%) ISEB
3 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.53%) PMP
4 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) XenApp
2 2 (2.53%) RACF
3 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.27%) KVM
3 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 33 (41.77%) Red Gate
3 11 (13.92%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) SAP
4 3 (3.80%) JBoss
4 3 (3.80%) Citrix
4 3 (3.80%) Remedy
4 3 (3.80%) Niku
4 3 (3.80%) IBM
4 3 (3.80%) BMC
4 3 (3.80%) NetApp
5 2 (2.53%) Northgate
5 2 (2.53%) EMC
6 1 (1.27%) Avaya
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Capita
6 1 (1.27%) Orchard
6 1 (1.27%) Endeca
6 1 (1.27%) Syncsort
6 1 (1.27%) hybris
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