The first table below looks at the demand for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 61 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.77% 1.94% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 2.86% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £374 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 £28.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
588 280 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.77% 67.80% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 137 159
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £201 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 55 36
Average hourly rate £31.63 £32.50 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.69% +17.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.10 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £46.00 £44.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 15 April 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Essex region over the 3 months to 15 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +4 4 £350 -
Brentwood - 1 £236 -
Colchester - - - - 1
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management.

1 6 (85.71%) Client/Server
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (42.86%) VB6
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MS Access
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
1 1 (14.29%) FormScape
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) WinForms
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Client/Server
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Northgate