The first table below looks at the demand for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Halifax 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 28 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.59% - 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£396 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 130 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 80.59% 71.82% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 87 127
Average daily rate £413 £389 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.04% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Release Management
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Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Release Management
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA