The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 81 74 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 10 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.24% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.34% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
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£542 - £319
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 - £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £32.47 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-36.57% +8.23%
Release Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1110 889 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.75% 70.84% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 447 352
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 41
Average hourly rate £16.29 £17.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.69 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the Manchester region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Manchester region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Release Management
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) Time Management
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
6 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
6 2 (8.70%) QA
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Retail
6 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) MS Access
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Release Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Change Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Release Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Change and Release Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Change and Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Release Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
1 1 (4.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) HPUX
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) SUSE
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.04%) Time Management
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Test Management
4 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VB
2 2 (8.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (4.35%) JCL
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Lua
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) Progress
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