The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £13.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+245.45% -32.09%
Release Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 401 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.19% 74.95% 65.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 225 83
Average daily rate £378 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 65 38
Average hourly rate £28.25 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.37% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
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 26 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) XML
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) AccuRev
4 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Publishing
5 2 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) JBoss
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Automotive
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Publishing
3 2 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Release Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Release Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) People Management
5 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) AccuRev
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow