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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 116 106 114
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Release Management 28 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 0.53% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.78% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 8
Average daily rate £406 £374 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £355 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 £28.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +13.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2277 1543 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.22% 68.52% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 851 1067
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Release Management
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -2 11 £358 -4.41% 2
Hertfordshire -2 7 £413 - 2
Essex -27 6 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £250 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Release Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) ITIL
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (21.95%) TeamCity
5 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
6 8 (19.51%) Gradle
6 8 (19.51%) Artifactory
6 8 (19.51%) NuGet
6 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
6 8 (19.51%) Maven
7 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
7 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
7 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (17.07%) SSDT
7 7 (17.07%) Automation Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.07%) Red Gate
7 7 (17.07%) MSBuild
8 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) Change Management
8 6 (14.63%) Finance
8 6 (14.63%) Client/Server
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
8 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) FormScape
2 1 (2.44%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.32%) MS Project
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.44%) DHCP
2 1 (2.44%) FTP
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SSDT
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.88%) MS Access
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) QlikView
5 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (21.95%) TeamCity
3 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
3 8 (19.51%) Gradle
3 8 (19.51%) Artifactory
3 8 (19.51%) NuGet
3 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
3 8 (19.51%) Maven
4 7 (17.07%) MSBuild
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Military
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Build Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Build and Release Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Release Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Release Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Change Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.88%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (7.32%) WinForms
3 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) CMDB
2 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) UNIX
5 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
4 7 (17.07%) Automation Testing
4 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
5 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) Change Management
6 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.20%) Project Management
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
7 4 (9.76%) ITSM
7 4 (9.76%) System Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Time Management
8 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.32%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) VB6
2 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
2 3 (7.32%) VB
2 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.88%) VBA
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Red Gate
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) BMC
4 3 (7.32%) Remedy
4 3 (7.32%) Niku
5 2 (4.88%) Northgate
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.44%) hybris
6 1 (2.44%) Vyatta
6 1 (2.44%) Capita
6 1 (2.44%) Orchard
6 1 (2.44%) Endeca
6 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
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