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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Analyst
UK / England
Rank 559 584 588
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Release Analyst 6 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.047% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.050% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 3
Median daily rate £350 £273 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -27.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £251 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £263 -
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 -

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
39224 44183 43962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.93% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25749 28478 28133
Median daily rate £428 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1333 1606 1775
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 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
London +18 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 £350 -
Release Analyst
UK

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) IIS
4 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
4 5 (27.78%) Change Management
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Release Management
5 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Law
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (11.11%) Practice Management
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.11%) System Testing
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (11.11%) RedGate
7 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012

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%) IIS
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Documentum
2 1 (5.56%) FileNet
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
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%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
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%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
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
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) COM
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%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Equities
2 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Release 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%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Document Management
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) RedGate
2 2 (11.11%) Serena
3 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) MKS
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow