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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 97 101 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Release Management 30 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.32% 1.15% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.51% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 16
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £249 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £365 £405
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -9.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -43.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
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
1837 1992 2270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.64% 76.53% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1154 1460
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 199 143
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
Suffolk +8 15 £500 +244.82% 1
Essex +8 8 £343 +5.38% 1
Hertfordshire -5 4 £500 +11.11% 1
Bedfordshire +5 3 £375 -25.07% 2
Release Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 of England region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 27 (34.62%) ITIL
2 19 (24.36%) Finance
3 17 (21.79%) DevOps
4 16 (20.51%) Regression Testing
4 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.51%) QA
4 16 (20.51%) Test Management
5 15 (19.23%) Windows
6 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
7 13 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (15.38%) Degree
8 12 (15.38%) Validation
9 11 (14.10%) Scrum
9 11 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.82%) ITSM
10 10 (12.82%) Mainframe
10 10 (12.82%) Change Management
10 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
10 10 (12.82%) Java
10 10 (12.82%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (11.54%) Ant
11 9 (11.54%) Oracle
11 9 (11.54%) Client/Server
11 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 9 (11.54%) Maven
12 8 (10.26%) Data Analysis
12 8 (10.26%) Migration
12 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2

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 (3.85%) Confluence
2 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Office
2 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.56%) MS Project
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Firewall
1 5 (6.41%) Network Security
2 2 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (6.41%) Essbase
3 5 (6.41%) MS Access
4 3 (3.85%) DB2
5 1 (1.28%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.54%) Ant
2 9 (11.54%) Maven
3 7 (8.97%) MSBuild
3 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.13%) JIRA
6 2 (2.56%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Marketing
2 3 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Analyst
2 22 (28.21%) Release Manager
3 14 (17.95%) Test Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) HR Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Transition Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Business Support Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) J2EE
2 3 (3.85%) Middleware
3 2 (2.56%) .NET
3 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (1.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Mainframe
2 9 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.41%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.41%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.85%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.56%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) CESG
6 1 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) AIX
2 6 (7.69%) Solaris
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) ITIL
2 17 (21.79%) DevOps
3 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.51%) Regression Testing
3 16 (20.51%) Test Management
4 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (15.38%) Validation
5 11 (14.10%) Scrum
5 11 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (12.82%) Change Management
6 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.82%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (12.82%) ITSM
6 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.26%) Data Analysis
7 8 (10.26%) Migration
7 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
7 8 (10.26%) Project Management
8 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.97%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) Java
2 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.41%) COBOL
3 5 (6.41%) VB
4 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (6.41%) PMI Certification
4 5 (6.41%) PMP
5 1 (1.28%) CISSP
5 1 (1.28%) CLAS
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Ansible
2 6 (7.69%) Control-M
3 5 (6.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle
2 6 (7.69%) Dell
3 5 (6.41%) Citrix
4 4 (5.13%) SAP
5 3 (3.85%) Mercator
6 2 (2.56%) Infor
6 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.28%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.28%) PeopleSoft