The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 96 88 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Contract jobs citing Release Management 15 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.00% 1.18% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.37% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 23
Median daily rate £400 £359 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £420 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.13% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £20.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+72.39% -31.35%
Release Management
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1318 1314 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.98% 85.99% 84.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 977 702
Median daily rate £425 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.89 £9.25 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) .NET
3 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) C#
4 8 (28.57%) Python
5 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 6 (21.43%) High Availability
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (17.86%) DevOps
6 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
6 5 (17.86%) Change Management
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
6 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
7 4 (14.29%) VB
7 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 4 (14.29%) VBA
7 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.29%) Perl
7 4 (14.29%) PHP
7 4 (14.29%) Ant

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) Ant
2 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 4 (14.29%) CruiseControl
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Hudson
2 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
2 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 4 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.29%) Banking
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Release Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Scala Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.29%) Classic ASP
2 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 4 (14.29%) jQuery
2 4 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) Replication
3 3 (10.71%) Smart Meter
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 6 (21.43%) High Availability
4 5 (17.86%) Change Management
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
5 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) MVC
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) Business Development
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Open Source
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) PHP
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.29%) VB
4 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 4 (14.29%) VBA
5 2 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) logstash
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) CA
2 4 (14.29%) Splunk
2 4 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft