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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 48 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.55% 0.40% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.55% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £700 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.59 £31.49
% change year-on-year
+74.82% -34.59%
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
270 181 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.77% 72.98% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 99 101
Median daily rate £425 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.60% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Kent region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Go
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (100.00%) Heroku
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Foundry
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) AMQP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Heroku
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Go
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Foundry