The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 50 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.50% 1.03% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.38% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £415
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -45.26%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
463 434 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.42% 74.32% 75.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 224 254
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 24
Median hourly rate £46.73 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.60% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £15.00 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Hertfordshire region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Watford +2 3 - - 4
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) PMP
2 5 (55.56%) PMI Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Thin Client
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Fat Client
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (22.22%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Boomi
1 2 (22.22%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (11.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Developer
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Fat Client
1 5 (55.56%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) DataPower
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) API Development
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Erlang
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) PMI Certification
1 5 (55.56%) PMP
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 1 (11.11%) WSO2