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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 49 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.12% 0.31% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.41% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate £700 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.19 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+98.16% -32.71%
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
545 485 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.12% 75.08% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 242 279
Average daily rate £425 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 28
Average hourly rate £42.65 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -3 7 £700 -
Watford - 1 - -
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Local Government
3 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
3 3 (23.08%) Symfony
3 3 (23.08%) Zend
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) QMS
3 3 (23.08%) LAMP
3 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Apache
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Maximo
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) CouchDB
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (23.08%) Redis
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Local Government
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Release Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Symfony Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Operations
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Service Operations
4 1 (7.69%) IFS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
1 3 (23.08%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (23.08%) Laravel
1 3 (23.08%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (23.08%) Memcached
1 3 (23.08%) Symfony
1 3 (23.08%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Presales
3 3 (23.08%) QMS
3 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
3 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PHP
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) Zend
2 2 (15.38%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) IFS
3 1 (7.69%) JDA