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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 100 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £538 £600 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +84.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1735 1453 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.50% 95.59% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 802 631
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 70 70
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £38.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) E-business

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 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-business
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle