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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 22 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.98% - 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% - 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £310 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £420 £390
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £47.50 £12.90
% change year-on-year
-45.26% +268.21%
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
83 121 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 81.37% 80.13% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 109 91
Average daily rate £373 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.93% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) SAS
1 4 (80.00%) Credit Risk
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) FINREP

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SAS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) FINREP