The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 28 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.66% - 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% - 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£750 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £14.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+98.21% -34.50%
Release Management
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
179 127 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 74.27% 67.55% 75.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 67 94
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £197 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 14
Average hourly rate £36.25 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBA