The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 23 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.02% 3.07% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 3.65% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.19 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+98.16% -32.71%
Release Management
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 137 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 77.55% 84.05% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 102 118
Median daily rate £415 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £283 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax 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 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 4 May 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) SAS
1 3 (75.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) FINREP
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 3 (75.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli