The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 26 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.03% 0.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £469 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.33 £15.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+128.85% -55.88%
Release Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 132 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 85.71% 87.42% 59.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 88 54
Median daily rate £345 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.35 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.91% -42.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 3 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £469 -
Release Management
West Midlands

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (40.00%) V-Model
2 6 (40.00%) Change Control
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Case Management
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) IEC 61508
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Office 365
4 4 (26.67%) IaaS
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Document Management
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) PMP
5 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (13.33%) TestDirector
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) MATLAB

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) IaaS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Release Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Environment And Release Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Environment Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Workstream Lead
3 1 (6.67%) Workstream Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Workstream Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (40.00%) Case Management
2 6 (40.00%) Change Control
2 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (40.00%) V-Model
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Document Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (13.33%) B2B
6 2 (13.33%) B2C
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Perl
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (20.00%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) APMP
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) InterSystems
2 1 (6.67%) MEDITECH
2 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (6.67%) WSO2