The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 37 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.61% 0.28% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.44% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£311 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £13.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+245.45% -32.09%
Release Management
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
250 228 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.76% 64.77% 71.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 107 108
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 20
Average hourly rate £15.73 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £35.00 £24.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 1 £313 - 1
Doncaster - - - -
Release Management
Yorkshire

Release Management
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Change and Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000