The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 97 94 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.062% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.065% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £500 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £408 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -
Release Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1754 1535 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 95.22% 97.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 923 678
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 61 66
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £31.50 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-business
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Banking

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-business
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle