The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 16 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.20% - 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% - 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Release Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80 100 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 96.39% 94.34% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 21
Average daily rate £350 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £288 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +129.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Release Manager
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Solvency II
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos