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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 102 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Release Management 20 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.78% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.82% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £338 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -27.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £256 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £470 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.73% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £13.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+245.45% -32.09%
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
1913 1594 1618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.44% 70.22% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 881 887
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 156 131
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -9 7 £400 -4.47% 3
Bedfordshire -9 6 £500 +90.47% 1
Hertfordshire +4 4 £450 - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Essex - - - - 2
Release Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (26.92%) Finance
1 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) UNIX
3 11 (21.15%) Project Management
3 11 (21.15%) ITIL
4 10 (19.23%) Linux
5 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
6 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.46%) Service Management
7 7 (13.46%) Java
7 7 (13.46%) SQL
8 6 (11.54%) Web Services
8 6 (11.54%) XML
8 6 (11.54%) J2EE
8 6 (11.54%) Oracle
8 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.54%) HTML
8 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 6 (11.54%) Change Management
8 6 (11.54%) Migration
8 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
9 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (9.62%) Windows
10 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
10 4 (7.69%) Python
10 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
10 4 (7.69%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.85%) JBoss
2 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (3.85%) Moodle
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.77%) MS Project
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Maven
3 1 (1.92%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.92%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Publishing
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Automotive
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Release Manager
3 8 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Architect
4 4 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) SAP Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Environment Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Change Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
1 6 (11.54%) XML
1 6 (11.54%) J2EE
1 6 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.92%) Ajax
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.85%) VLE
2 2 (3.85%) Replication
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) UNIX
2 10 (19.23%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) Project Management
2 11 (21.15%) ITIL
3 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
4 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.46%) Service Management
6 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.54%) Change Management
6 6 (11.54%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Test Management
8 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.69%) User Stories
9 3 (5.77%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) Java
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Python
2 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.77%) VBA
4 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) Perl
4 2 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) ISEB
3 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.92%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.85%) SRDF
1 2 (3.85%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) SAP
2 4 (7.69%) AccuRev
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) NetApp
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
4 2 (3.85%) EMC
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
4 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) Macrovision
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) webMethods
5 1 (1.92%) Business Objects