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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 84 44 69
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +25
Contract jobs citing Release Management 11 41 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 3.60% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 4.16% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 6
Average daily rate £475 £395 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% +10.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £393
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.73%
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
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
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (73.68%) SQL
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
3 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Change Management
4 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (36.84%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
7 5 (26.32%) C#
7 5 (26.32%) VB
7 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
7 5 (26.32%) VBA
7 5 (26.32%) Classic ASP
7 5 (26.32%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) High Availability
9 2 (10.53%) Retail
9 2 (10.53%) Smart Meter
9 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.53%) Service Management
10 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Hudson
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Applications Support
1 8 (42.11%) Applications Support Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Support Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) DBA
2 6 (31.58%) SQL DBA
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Server Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Server Support
4 3 (15.79%) Server Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Smart Metering Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) Classic ASP
2 5 (26.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Transition Management
6 1 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) VB
3 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
3 5 (26.32%) VBA
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) Capita
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
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