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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 106 111 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Release Management 20 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.95% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.30% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £263 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £30.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.71% -
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
1988 2230 1542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.74% 72.83% 69.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1270 842
Average daily rate £400 £400 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 134 131
Average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £35.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -0.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 -11 7 £450 +25.87% 1
Norfolk - 4 £350 -
Suffolk +7 3 £500 -
Bedfordshire +1 3 £500 +100.00% 1
Hertfordshire -3 2 - - 2
Essex +3 1 £328 -6.42%
Release Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Migration
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) QA
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Banking
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 5 (13.51%) UNIX
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle
6 4 (10.81%) SAP
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) User Stories
7 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
7 3 (8.11%) Retail
7 3 (8.11%) Degree
7 3 (8.11%) Use Case
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.11%) QMS
7 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.11%) Windows
7 3 (8.11%) C#
7 3 (8.11%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Broadband
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) FTP
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) IPv4
1 1 (2.70%) IPv6
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) 802.11
1 1 (2.70%) DSL
1 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
1 1 (2.70%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) Trac
3 1 (2.70%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Release Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Change Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) UML Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Transition Manager
5 3 (8.11%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Change and Release Manager
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Environment Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Change Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) AIX
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
2 10 (27.03%) Migration
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) User Stories
7 3 (8.11%) UML
7 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.11%) Use Case
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.11%) QMS
8 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.41%) BDD
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) C#
1 3 (8.11%) VBA
2 2 (5.41%) Python
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) SRDF
1 2 (5.41%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) SAP
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) IBM
2 2 (5.41%) EMC
2 2 (5.41%) Hyperion
2 2 (5.41%) NetApp
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Macrovision
3 1 (2.70%) Business Objects