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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
England / East of England
Rank 120 124 122
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.085% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.090% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2047 2234 2476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.39% 95.27% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 1334 1500
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 228 195
Median hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -1 2 £413 +3.12%
Suffolk -9 1 £500 -
Release Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 15 (75.00%) Release Management
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (35.00%) MSBuild
6 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) ERP
8 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) SOA
9 3 (15.00%) SAP
9 3 (15.00%) Kanban
9 3 (15.00%) TDD
9 3 (15.00%) JIRA
9 3 (15.00%) Reinsurance
9 3 (15.00%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (15.00%) User Stories
9 3 (15.00%) BDD
9 3 (15.00%) Confluence
10 2 (10.00%) Data Conversion
10 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared

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 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MSBuild
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Reinsurance
2 2 (10.00%) Data Conversion
3 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Release Management
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) ERP
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) Kanban
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) User Stories
8 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.00%) MKS