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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 83 86 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Release Management 24 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.65% 1.33% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.57% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 5
Median daily rate £505 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.89% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £406 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+66.15% -36.06%
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
1264 1398 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.87% 84.62% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 1015 547
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +33.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £9.45 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) .NET
3 12 (37.50%) Replication
3 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (34.38%) Java
4 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
5 10 (31.25%) High Availability
6 8 (25.00%) Puppet
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (25.00%) Resource Management
6 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (25.00%) Ansible
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (25.00%) Public Cloud
6 8 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (25.00%) VPN
6 8 (25.00%) DNS
6 8 (25.00%) VMware
7 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.88%) Service Management
7 7 (21.88%) DevOps

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Spark
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) DNS
1 8 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Scala Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) HTML5
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 4 (12.50%) jQuery
5 3 (9.38%) CSS
5 3 (9.38%) CSS3
5 3 (9.38%) Spring
5 3 (9.38%) Spring Boot
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware
6 2 (6.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Replication
2 8 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
4 10 (31.25%) High Availability
5 8 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.88%) DevOps
6 7 (21.88%) Service Management
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (18.75%) Open Source
7 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
7 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
7 6 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
9 4 (12.50%) Database Optimisation
9 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) Scala
5 4 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) PHP
5 4 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Ansible
1 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (12.50%) MuleSoft
3 3 (9.38%) AppDynamics
3 3 (9.38%) New Relic
3 3 (9.38%) Splunk