The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 14 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.41% - 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% - 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £31.49 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.59% +4.95%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 81 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 75.90% 79.41% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 17
Average daily rate £371 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £313 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.20 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -15.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Release Management
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Process Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Process Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle