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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Analyst
Rank 596 594 607
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Release Analyst 12 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.045% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.048% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 7
Median daily rate £360 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £292 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £273
% change year-on-year
- +19.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 -
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
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Release Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 December 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 8 £360 +14.28%
West Midlands - 3 £350 -
North West +4 1 - - 1
Release Analyst
UK

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Release Management
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) IIS
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Law
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) RedGate
6 2 (11.11%) Software Asset Management

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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Documentum
3 1 (5.56%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Law
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Release Management
2 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 2 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (11.11%) Practice Management
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) RedGate
3 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) MKS
3 1 (5.56%) Serena
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow