The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Solihull 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 3.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +13.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 79.03% 70.69% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 8 8
Average daily rate £342 £320 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £31.50 £14.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.24% +9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Release Management
West Midlands

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 5 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy