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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 32 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 19 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.09% 1.61% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 2.07% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Median daily rate £255 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £316 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £388 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Median hourly rate £33.00 £44.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +46.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +40.00%
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
371 484 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.78% 77.94% 77.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 298 208
Median daily rate £320 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 48 47
Median hourly rate £32.40 £32.65 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Basildon +3 4 £240 -35.13%
Brentwood - 1 - -
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (40.00%) ITSM
2 8 (40.00%) QA
2 8 (40.00%) Test Management
2 8 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 7 (35.00%) Client/Server
4 6 (30.00%) J2EE
4 6 (30.00%) MS Office
4 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) COBOL
6 4 (20.00%) VB
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (20.00%) MS Access
6 4 (20.00%) Essbase
6 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 4 (20.00%) Time Management
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Retail
8 2 (10.00%) Data Management
8 2 (10.00%) Document Management
8 2 (10.00%) Infor

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Essbase
1 4 (20.00%) MS Access
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) HR Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Business Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Change and Release Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Facilities Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (35.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) ITSM
2 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Test Management
3 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Time Management
5 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) Document Management
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) COBOL
1 4 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Dell
2 2 (10.00%) Infor
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) SAP