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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 84 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 20 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.18% 0.59% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.73% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 4
Average daily rate
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£380 £365 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £311 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -28.23%
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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
1391 821 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.11% 81.29% 79.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 540 406
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 27
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 20 (51.28%) T-SQL
2 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (51.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (43.59%) Oracle
3 17 (43.59%) MongoDB
3 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
6 11 (28.21%) Project Management
7 10 (25.64%) Service Management
7 10 (25.64%) Windows
7 10 (25.64%) ITSM
8 9 (23.08%) Change Management
8 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
8 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
8 9 (23.08%) QA
8 9 (23.08%) ITIL
9 7 (17.95%) SLA
10 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.38%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (15.38%) Performance Management
10 6 (15.38%) Service Continuity Management
11 5 (12.82%) Capacity Management
12 4 (10.26%) Finance
12 4 (10.26%) .NET
13 3 (7.69%) Migration
13 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (43.59%) MongoDB
2 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) DBA
2 19 (48.72%) SQL DBA
3 8 (20.51%) Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.56%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Pick Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SAP Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Deployment Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Replication
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) AIX
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 11 (28.21%) Project Management
3 10 (25.64%) Service Management
3 10 (25.64%) ITSM
4 9 (23.08%) Change Management
4 9 (23.08%) ITIL
4 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 6 (15.38%) Trend Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) Service Continuity Management
6 5 (12.82%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) SDLC
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 20 (51.28%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) ABAP
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
2 7 (17.95%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.56%) jBASE