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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 94 123 92
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -31
Contract jobs citing Release Management 35 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.39% 0.84% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.06% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 10
Median daily rate £398 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.91% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £455 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-12.39% +9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Median hourly rate £33.00 £44.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +46.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+54.28% -30.00%
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
2019 2456 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.21% 79.00% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1513 1311
Median daily rate £425 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 161 153
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +12.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +17 19 £255 -25.00%
Norfolk +7 8 £500 +53.84%
Bedfordshire +6 5 £525 +61.53% 3
Cambridgeshire +19 2 £425 +30.76%
Hertfordshire +6 1 £370 -18.68% 1
Release Management
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 29 (49.15%) ITIL
2 16 (27.12%) Finance
3 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
4 12 (20.34%) Change Management
5 11 (18.64%) QA
6 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.25%) Validation
7 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (15.25%) Oracle
7 9 (15.25%) Mainframe
7 9 (15.25%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (15.25%) Test Management
8 8 (13.56%) Matrix Organization
8 8 (13.56%) Regression Testing
8 8 (13.56%) ITSM
8 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
9 7 (11.86%) Client/Server
9 7 (11.86%) Windows
9 7 (11.86%) Service Design
9 7 (11.86%) Matrix Management
9 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
9 7 (11.86%) ITIL V3
10 6 (10.17%) Business Transformation
10 6 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.17%) Operations Management
10 6 (10.17%) MS Office
10 6 (10.17%) J2EE
10 6 (10.17%) Project Management
10 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.39%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
1 2 (3.39%) Yammer
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
1 1 (1.69%) FTP
1 1 (1.69%) LAN
1 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Essbase
1 4 (6.78%) MS Access
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) DB2
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.69%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Ant
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.39%) Maven
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) MSTest
2 1 (1.69%) NuGet
2 1 (1.69%) NUnit
2 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.69%) PVCS
2 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.69%) TestPartner
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Local Government
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Release Manager
2 18 (30.51%) Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) Transition Manager
4 9 (15.25%) Test Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Service Manager
6 7 (11.86%) Service Transition Manager
7 5 (8.47%) Applications Support
7 5 (8.47%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Service Design Manager
7 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) HR Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Business Support Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Environment Manager
9 3 (5.08%) ITIL Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Planning Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) J2EE
2 2 (3.39%) WCF
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.69%) COM
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.69%) SOAP
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Mainframe
2 7 (11.86%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) CESG
5 1 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) iPad
5 1 (1.69%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) AIX
2 2 (3.39%) Solaris
2 2 (3.39%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) ITIL
2 13 (22.03%) E-Commerce
3 12 (20.34%) Change Management
4 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.25%) Test Management
5 9 (15.25%) Validation
6 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
6 8 (13.56%) ITSM
6 8 (13.56%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (13.56%) Regression Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
7 7 (11.86%) ITIL V3
7 7 (11.86%) Matrix Management
7 7 (11.86%) Service Design
8 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.17%) Operations Management
8 6 (10.17%) Project Management
8 6 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (10.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) COBOL
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
1 4 (6.78%) VB
2 2 (3.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) CISSP
5 1 (1.69%) CLAS
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
1 2 (3.39%) Control-M
2 1 (1.69%) OpenView
2 1 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.69%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Dell
2 2 (3.39%) Infor
2 2 (3.39%) Lotus
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.39%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) Citrix
3 1 (1.69%) IBM
3 1 (1.69%) IFS
3 1 (1.69%) Mercator
3 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.69%) VMware
3 1 (1.69%) WorldPay
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