The first table below looks at the demand for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Sheffield 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 25 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.79% 0.57% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 0.81% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £305 - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.34% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 123 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 52.56% 70.29% 55.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 72 39
Average daily rate £307 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £174 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Average hourly rate £27.75 £23.75 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +113.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Release Management
South Yorkshire

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Release Management
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) Java EE
2 5 (83.33%) Spring MVC
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Spring Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Twitter
2 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) MKS
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Build Forge

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) Build Forge
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Ajax
1 5 (83.33%) Java EE
1 5 (83.33%) Spring MVC
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) Spring Integration
1 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Twitter
2 1 (16.67%) MKS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle