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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 88 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 16 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 0.92% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.21% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £427 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.21% +32.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.58 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +40.00%
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
1478 1244 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.41% 76.60% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 759 527
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 2 - -
Stockport - 1 £325 -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Scrum
3 10 (28.57%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) Change Management
4 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.00%) DevOps
5 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (17.14%) Docker
5 6 (17.14%) Oracle
5 6 (17.14%) Puppet
6 5 (14.29%) Hudson
6 5 (14.29%) High Availability
6 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 5 (14.29%) COBIT
6 5 (14.29%) LANDesk
6 5 (14.29%) Kanban
6 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (14.29%) LAN
6 5 (14.29%) WAN
6 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 5 (14.29%) Finance
6 5 (14.29%) Service Management
6 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 5 (14.29%) Salt
6 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
6 5 (14.29%) Microservices
6 5 (14.29%) Driving Licence

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 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.86%) Maximo
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) LAN
1 5 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Skype
2 2 (5.71%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) DataStage
1 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Hudson
1 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) VersionOne
3 1 (2.86%) PeopleTools
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (31.43%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
1 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Release Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Environment And Release Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Environment Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Lync Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Velocity
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.86%) JMS
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Life Science
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) AIX
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 10 (28.57%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) Change Management
4 7 (20.00%) DevOps
4 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.29%) High Availability
5 5 (14.29%) Kanban
5 5 (14.29%) Microservices
5 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.29%) Service Management
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.57%) Product Management
7 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) PeopleCode
3 1 (2.86%) SQR
3 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) COBIT
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Docker
2 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Salt
3 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) LANDesk
3 4 (11.43%) Wyse
4 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Progress
5 2 (5.71%) Northgate
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.86%) Teradata