The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Release Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Analyst
Rank 626 623 584
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Release Analyst 7 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.023% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.024% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 17
Median daily rate £288 £311 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.55% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £408 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £322 £283
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Release Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47944 50257 47513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.85% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31596 32555 29259
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 1901 1913
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.28 £16.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% +4.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Release Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Release Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Release Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Analyst across the England region.

Release Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Release Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Analyst across the England region.

Release Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Release Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
London +4 4 £275 -31.25%
East of England +12 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
Release Analyst
UK

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Release Analyst 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 England region featuring Release Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (50.00%) Release Management
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle
4 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.00%) Finance
5 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) SDLC
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 5 (16.67%) QA
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
7 4 (13.33%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) HP
7 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Service Management
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
8 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (10.00%) DevOps
8 3 (10.00%) Subversion
8 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (10.00%) RDBMS

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (6.67%) Ant
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Hudson
3 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) FishEye
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Release Management
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) SDLC
5 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) Service Management
6 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.67%) Workflow
8 2 (6.67%) Workflow Management
9 1 (3.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) HP
2 4 (13.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.33%) MKS