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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 39 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.06% 0.28% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.43% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£750 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £379
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +110.00%
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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
270 235 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 71.81% 65.83% 71.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 144 139
Average daily rate £325 £310 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £180 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £10.13 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014. 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 - 4 £750 -
Release Management
Yorkshire

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 4 (44.44%) Java EE
2 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter
3 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 1 (11.11%) Build Forge

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) Build Forge
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
1 4 (44.44%) Java EE
2 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) MKS