The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 118 139 144
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 11 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £500 £620 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +37.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -
Release Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2432 2932 2885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.34% 95.35% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1796 1694
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 243 236
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Release Manager
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 Manager across the East of England region.

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Release Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

Release Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Release Manager
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 Manager across the East of England region.

Release Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Release Manager
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 Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 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
Norfolk - 6 £500 -
Bedfordshire +3 2 £600 -33.33%
Essex -1 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 21 (87.50%) Release Management
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Change Management
4 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (29.17%) Matrix Management
5 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (25.00%) Operations Management
6 6 (25.00%) Validation
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Local Government
8 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 3 (12.50%) Service Management
9 2 (8.33%) Finance
9 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.33%) SDLC
9 2 (8.33%) Reinsurance
9 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (4.17%) Statistics
10 1 (4.17%) Marketing
10 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (4.17%) SaaS
10 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
10 1 (4.17%) ITIL V2
10 1 (4.17%) Data Quality

Release Manager Skill Set
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 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Local Government
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Reinsurance
2 1 (4.17%) CESG
2 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (4.17%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Release Management
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Change Management
4 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Matrix Management
5 7 (29.17%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (25.00%) Operations Management
6 6 (25.00%) Validation
7 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 3 (12.50%) Service Management
9 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.33%) SDLC
9 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
10 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.17%) User Stories
10 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) CLAS
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) SAP