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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 97 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Release Management 10 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.67% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.89% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £542 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.89% +66.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.59 £31.49
% change year-on-year
+74.82% -34.59%
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
1480 1128 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.57% 75.30% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 622 461
Median daily rate £400 £364 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £16.29 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.21% -9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.85 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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 31 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) Change Management
4 7 (29.17%) DevOps
5 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (25.00%) Docker
5 6 (25.00%) Puppet
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (20.83%) COBIT
6 5 (20.83%) Kanban
6 5 (20.83%) Hudson
6 5 (20.83%) High Availability
6 5 (20.83%) Public Cloud
6 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
6 5 (20.83%) Salt
6 5 (20.83%) Microservices
7 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) Progress
8 3 (12.50%) VoIP
8 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 3 (12.50%) Velocity

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maximo
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Skype
1 3 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DataStage
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Hudson
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) VersionOne
3 2 (8.33%) PeopleTools
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Lync Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum Master
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Environment Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Project Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Velocity
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Public Cloud
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) AIX
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) Change Management
4 7 (29.17%) DevOps
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) High Availability
6 5 (20.83%) Kanban
6 5 (20.83%) Microservices
7 4 (16.67%) Service Management
8 3 (12.50%) Coaching
8 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.50%) Product Management
8 3 (12.50%) Requirements Management
8 3 (12.50%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) Time Management
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PeopleCode
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQR
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) COBIT
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.83%) Salt
3 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.50%) Progress
3 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Teradata