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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing Release Management 12 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 0.51% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.60% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Median daily rate £400 £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £263 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £416
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%

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
1108 1502 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.38% 84.81% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 879 696
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 41 31
Median hourly rate £22.90 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.37% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.30 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Salford - 5 £400 -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 19 (67.86%) ITIL
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 12 (42.86%) DevOps
4 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (35.71%) Web Services
5 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 10 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (35.71%) ServiceNow
5 10 (35.71%) Issue Tracking
5 10 (35.71%) QA
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL V3
6 9 (32.14%) Web 2.0
7 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (21.43%) ISEB
9 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (17.86%) SDLC
10 5 (17.86%) Selenium
10 5 (17.86%) LDAP
10 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Identity Management
10 5 (17.86%) Workflow
11 4 (14.29%) Change Management
11 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
12 3 (10.71%) Test Management

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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Drupal
2 1 (3.57%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Release Manager
2 6 (21.43%) ServiceNow Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Service Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) ERP Manager
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Manager
5 2 (7.14%) SAP Release Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
1 10 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 10 (35.71%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
2 1 (3.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Solaris
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) ITIL
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) DevOps
4 10 (35.71%) Issue Tracking
4 10 (35.71%) ITIL V3
4 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) Identity Management
8 5 (17.86%) SDLC
8 5 (17.86%) Workflow
9 4 (14.29%) Change Management
9 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
10 3 (10.71%) Service Management
10 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
10 3 (10.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) ServiceNow
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.14%) Snow
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Northgate
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Zend