The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 39 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.67% - 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -28.23%
Release Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
235 231 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 78.86% 77.26% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 153 126
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.28 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% -24.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge - 1 £425 -
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Velocity
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
1 1 (33.33%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Progress