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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.95% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
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
158 105 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.07% 77.78% 66.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 76 51
Median daily rate £338 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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 - 2 £250 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £475 -
Release Management
West Midlands

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (46.67%) JIRA
3 7 (46.67%) V-Model
3 7 (46.67%) Requirements Management
3 7 (46.67%) Change Control
4 6 (40.00%) IEC 61508
4 6 (40.00%) Case Management
4 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (40.00%) Perl
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Validation
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (20.00%) Electronics
7 3 (20.00%) PMP
7 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (20.00%) Simulink
8 2 (13.33%) TestDirector
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (13.33%) B2B

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%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Profibus
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 7 (46.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) TestDirector
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Release Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Environment And Release Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripter
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Workstream Lead
3 1 (6.67%) Workstream Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Workstream Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Change Control
3 7 (46.67%) Requirements Management
3 7 (46.67%) V-Model
4 6 (40.00%) Case Management
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (20.00%) Validation
8 2 (13.33%) B2B
8 2 (13.33%) B2C
8 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (20.00%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) APMP
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) Coverity
2 1 (6.67%) InterSystems
2 1 (6.67%) MEDITECH
2 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (6.67%) WSO2