The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 115 145 107
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 9 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.032% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.035% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
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£500 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2484 2897 2122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.13% 92.91% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1616 1078
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £218 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 210 248
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Bedfordshire +3 4 £513 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £450 - 2
Essex - 2 £258 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Release Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 11 (57.89%) Release Management
2 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) QA
5 3 (15.79%) CMDB
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Legal
6 2 (10.53%) Retail
6 2 (10.53%) Subversion
6 2 (10.53%) SaaS
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.26%) IIS
7 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Release Management
2 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Cash Management
7 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Hyperion
2 1 (5.26%) MKS