The first table below looks at the demand for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 45 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.75% 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -15.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
364 231 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 70.82% 69.79% 69.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 113 181
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the North East region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 8 £331 +6.85%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management.

1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) JBoss
2 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) JMS
2 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) GIS
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 4 (40.00%) Java EE
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) JPA
2 4 (40.00%) Apache CXF
2 4 (40.00%) Hudson
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CA
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Apache
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
1 4 (40.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Change and Release Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) ABAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Change Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Release Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) JMS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
1 4 (40.00%) Java EE
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
1 4 (40.00%) JPA
1 4 (40.00%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V2
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) SAP