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 4 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 52 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.80% 1.54% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.08% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
477 481 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.20% 74.23% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 247 343
Median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £278 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 23
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.28 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% +46.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £51.65 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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
Watford 0 4 - -
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) PMP
1 5 (71.43%) PMI Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Thin Client
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Fat Client
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) Erlang
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence

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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Environment Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Fat Client
1 5 (71.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) PMI Certification
1 5 (71.43%) PMP
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix