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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Release Management 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £418 £390
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +251.85%
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
221 196 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 72.22% 71.27% 62.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 114 82
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 10
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% +146.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £9.12 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft