The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 61 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Release Management 19 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.83% 1.49% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.94% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 4
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£365 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £355 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £515 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
824 671 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.15% 76.77% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 373 483
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £57.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Release Management
West Yorkshire

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 12 (31.58%) QA
3 10 (26.32%) Service Management
4 9 (23.68%) Scrum
4 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) Supplier Management
5 8 (21.05%) Project Management
5 8 (21.05%) HTML
6 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.79%) HTML5
7 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
7 6 (15.79%) Web Services
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (15.79%) MVC
7 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.16%) HP
8 5 (13.16%) MS Office
8 5 (13.16%) SAP
8 5 (13.16%) PHP
8 5 (13.16%) CRM
8 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (13.16%) SAP IS-U
8 5 (13.16%) ServiceCenter
8 5 (13.16%) SAP CRM
9 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.53%) Retail
9 4 (10.53%) SAP Basis
9 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.53%) SAP Certification

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (10.53%) NetWeaver
2 2 (5.26%) CICS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SAP IS-U
1 5 (13.16%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) WebSpeed
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) ChangeMan
General
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Release Manager
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Service Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Service Management Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Environment Manager
4 4 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Change and Release Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Service Design Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) HTML5
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) SAP Basis
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) zOS
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Service Management
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Supplier Management
4 8 (21.05%) Project Management
5 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
6 6 (15.79%) MVC
6 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) CRM
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.26%) Change Management
10 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) PHP
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) COBOL
4 1 (2.63%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.53%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (13.16%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) HP
1 5 (13.16%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Sybase
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Progress
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) VMware
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