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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 119 109 112
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 27 45 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 1.43% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.85% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 2
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£455 £315 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -9.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £232 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £423 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £46.00 £30.50 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.81% -18.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -28.23%
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
2391 2437 1731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.88% 77.66% 72.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1460 875
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Hertfordshire +12 13 £455 +18.18% 4
Essex -15 5 £340 +32.68% 1
Cambridgeshire -26 5 £475 +53.22% 3
Bedfordshire +13 2 £400 +40.35% 3
Norfolk - 2 £325 -
Release Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) QA
3 10 (21.74%) Change Management
4 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
4 9 (19.57%) Finance
5 8 (17.39%) ITIL
5 8 (17.39%) UNIX
5 8 (17.39%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) SAP
6 7 (15.22%) Windows
6 7 (15.22%) Project Management
7 6 (13.04%) MVC
7 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) Apache
7 6 (13.04%) .NET
7 6 (13.04%) Puppet
7 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (10.87%) Ansible
8 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
8 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
8 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (10.87%) Software Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
8 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
8 5 (10.87%) Yii
8 5 (10.87%) nginx
8 5 (10.87%) Memcached
8 5 (10.87%) Laravel
8 5 (10.87%) Redis

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (13.04%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) nginx
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Lync
3 2 (4.35%) LiveLink
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.17%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Agresso
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (2.17%) IPv4
3 1 (2.17%) IPv6
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) 802.11
3 1 (2.17%) DSL
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
3 1 (2.17%) 4G
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MySQL
1 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (10.87%) CouchDB
1 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
1 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
1 5 (10.87%) Redis
1 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.17%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Subversion
1 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.87%) Mercurial
1 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.52%) AccuRev
3 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) Trac
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Release Manager
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) PHP Developer
3 5 (10.87%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 4 (8.70%) ScrumMaster
4 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Release Manager
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Release Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) Symfony
2 5 (10.87%) Memcached
2 5 (10.87%) Yii
2 5 (10.87%) Laravel
2 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 4 (8.70%) XML
3 4 (8.70%) Middleware
4 3 (6.52%) J2EE
5 2 (4.35%) SAP XI
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.17%) JSON
6 1 (2.17%) CGI
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.17%) LINQ
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
6 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.17%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) UNIX
3 7 (15.22%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Change Management
3 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
4 8 (17.39%) ITIL
5 7 (15.22%) Project Management
6 6 (13.04%) MVC
6 6 (13.04%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.87%) Web Application Development
7 5 (10.87%) Software Delivery
7 5 (10.87%) Web Development
7 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Refactoring
7 5 (10.87%) OO
8 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) PHP5
2 5 (10.87%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) PHP
3 4 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.17%) RHCE
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) QA
2 4 (8.70%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.35%) vCloud
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
2 1 (2.17%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Puppet
2 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.87%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) SAP
2 5 (10.87%) Zend
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) Imperva
5 1 (2.17%) Talend
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) NetApp
5 1 (2.17%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
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