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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 67 68 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.58% 1.52% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.93% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate
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£343 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.96% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £358 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-28.23% -5.55%
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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
803 727 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 77.73% 78.76% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 396 509
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £42.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.90% +184.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £29.25 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 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 22 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 (51.43%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) QA
3 8 (22.86%) Service Management
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
3 8 (22.86%) Supplier Management
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (17.14%) HP
5 6 (17.14%) HTML
5 6 (17.14%) Process Improvement
6 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
6 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.29%) SAP
6 5 (14.29%) Web Services
6 5 (14.29%) CRM
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (14.29%) SAP CRM
7 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) SAP Certification
7 4 (11.43%) NetWeaver
7 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.43%) Retail
7 4 (11.43%) SAP Basis
7 4 (11.43%) HTML5
8 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (11.43%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
1 5 (14.29%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.86%) WebSpeed
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Release Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Service Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Service Management Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Environment Manager
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Change and Release Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Service Design Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Coach
8 1 (2.86%) Build Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) VB Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) SAP Basis
3 4 (11.43%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) NHS
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Service Management
2 8 (22.86%) Scrum
2 8 (22.86%) Supplier Management
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (17.14%) Process Improvement
5 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.29%) CRM
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) MVC
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) Change Management
9 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) PHP
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) VB6
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.43%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) HP
2 5 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Progress
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp