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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 68 59 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.50% 1.70% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 2.13% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 12
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£346 £450 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.05% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £450 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £530 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +25.00%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
780 704 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.39% 79.64% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 390 475
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 12
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £28.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 16 (48.48%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) QA
3 8 (24.24%) Supplier Management
3 8 (24.24%) Service Management
4 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
4 7 (21.21%) HTML
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) Scrum
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 6 (18.18%) Web Services
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (15.15%) PHP
6 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (12.12%) HTML5
7 4 (12.12%) Retail
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) HP
7 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) MVC
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 3 (9.09%) NHS
8 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.09%) MS Office
8 3 (9.09%) SAP
8 3 (9.09%) Apache

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) Node.js
2 2 (6.06%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.03%) OpenEdge
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
1 3 (9.09%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DHCP
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) SimpleDB
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Redis
2 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) WebSpeed
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
1 8 (24.24%) Service Analyst
1 8 (24.24%) Release Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Service Management Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Environment Manager
5 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) VB Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Progress Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) HTML
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) SAP Basis
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) LAMP
5 1 (3.03%) POSIX
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) Ajax
5 1 (3.03%) MooTools
5 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Supplier Management
2 8 (24.24%) Service Management
3 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.21%) Scrum
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) MVC
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) Kanban
8 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) PHP
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
4 2 (6.06%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) VB6
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SAP Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Salt
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Progress
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp
4 1 (3.03%) Sybase
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft