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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 102 110 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 45 11 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 0.46% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.65% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 29
Average daily rate
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£315 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £286 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £379
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £37.25 £94.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -60.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-28.23% -5.55%
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
2410 1690 2096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.17% 70.98% 68.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 863 1094
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 114 213
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +15 22 £310 - 2
Essex +6 15 £256 -5.09%
Hertfordshire -15 4 £385 - 6
Bedfordshire - 3 £285 - 2
Suffolk -10 1 £425 -
Norfolk - - - -
Release Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (54.55%) SQL
2 44 (50.00%) Windows
3 41 (46.59%) Configuration Management
4 40 (45.45%) .NET
4 40 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (43.18%) TeamCity
5 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
6 37 (42.05%) Visual Studio
6 37 (42.05%) Git (software)
6 37 (42.05%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (40.91%) Automated Testing
7 36 (40.91%) .NET Framework
7 36 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (40.91%) SSDT
8 34 (38.64%) NuGet
8 34 (38.64%) Gradle
8 34 (38.64%) Artifactory
8 34 (38.64%) Maven
9 33 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 33 (37.50%) Automation Testing
9 33 (37.50%) Red Gate
9 33 (37.50%) MSBuild
10 14 (15.91%) Finance
10 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
11 13 (14.77%) MS Office
11 13 (14.77%) Java
12 12 (13.64%) Business Analysis
13 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (12.50%) Oracle
13 11 (12.50%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (7.95%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.68%) Apache
2 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.41%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.27%) Documentum
5 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.27%) Moodle
6 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.14%) CICS
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.77%) MS Office
3 9 (10.23%) MS Project
4 7 (7.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) assyst
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.14%) DHCP
2 1 (1.14%) FTP
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) VPN
2 1 (1.14%) DNS
2 1 (1.14%) SAN
2 1 (1.14%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.91%) SSDT
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) DB2
3 2 (2.27%) MS Access
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (43.18%) TeamCity
3 37 (42.05%) Git (software)
3 37 (42.05%) Visual Studio
4 34 (38.64%) Maven
4 34 (38.64%) NuGet
4 34 (38.64%) Gradle
4 34 (38.64%) Artifactory
5 33 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 33 (37.50%) MSBuild
6 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.14%) Subversion
7 1 (1.14%) Lombardi
General
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Automotive
2 5 (5.68%) Publishing
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (38.64%) Release Engineer
1 34 (38.64%) Build Engineer
1 34 (38.64%) Build and Release Engineer
2 25 (28.41%) Analyst
3 9 (10.23%) Release Manager
4 8 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Configuration Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Software Configuration Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Technical Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Moodle Developer
10 2 (2.27%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.45%) .NET
2 36 (40.91%) .NET Framework
3 8 (9.09%) XML
4 6 (6.82%) J2EE
5 5 (5.68%) HTML
6 3 (3.41%) Web Services
7 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.27%) CSS
7 2 (2.27%) SOAP
7 2 (2.27%) RESTful
8 1 (1.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) VLE
4 2 (2.27%) Statistics
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (50.00%) Windows
2 36 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (12.50%) Linux
4 9 (10.23%) UNIX
5 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) zOS
6 1 (1.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) Configuration Management
2 37 (42.05%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (40.91%) Automated Testing
4 33 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 12 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.50%) Project Management
7 10 (11.36%) ITIL
8 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.09%) Service Management
9 7 (7.95%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.82%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.68%) Process Management
11 5 (5.68%) Change Management
11 5 (5.68%) Migration
12 4 (4.55%) Regression Testing
12 4 (4.55%) ITSM
13 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
13 3 (3.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (54.55%) SQL
2 13 (14.77%) Java
3 6 (6.82%) VBA
4 4 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (2.27%) COBOL
5 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.27%) PHP
5 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.27%) VB
5 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.27%) ABAP
5 2 (2.27%) JCL
6 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.55%) Degree
3 3 (3.41%) ISEB
4 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.27%) PMP
4 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) XenApp
2 2 (2.27%) RACF
3 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.14%) KVM
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (37.50%) Red Gate
3 11 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (5.68%) JBoss
5 4 (4.55%) SAP
6 3 (3.41%) Citrix
6 3 (3.41%) NetApp
6 3 (3.41%) Remedy
6 3 (3.41%) Niku
6 3 (3.41%) AccuRev
6 3 (3.41%) IBM
7 2 (2.27%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.27%) Northgate
7 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.27%) EMC
8 1 (1.14%) Avaya
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco
8 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.14%) Lotus
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