The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 37 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.32% 2.89% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 4.62% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate
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£296 £225 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.55% -31.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £215 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £237 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+61.01% +45.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
292 195 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.26% 62.70% 65.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 121 93
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 8
Average hourly rate £41.72 £30.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.05% +63.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.10 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £47.33 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (45.00%) DB2
1 9 (45.00%) UNIX
1 9 (45.00%) PL/1
1 9 (45.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (45.00%) IMS/DB
1 9 (45.00%) Syncsort
2 8 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (40.00%) CA Endevor
2 8 (40.00%) Aquila
2 8 (40.00%) JCL
2 8 (40.00%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) XML
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) C
5 3 (15.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) StarTeam
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) Maven
6 2 (10.00%) QA
6 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Subversion

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) DB2
1 9 (45.00%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
1 9 (45.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 7 (35.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Mainframe Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Environment Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Office Support
6 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) CMMI
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PL/1
2 8 (40.00%) JCL
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Syncsort
2 8 (40.00%) Aquila
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
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