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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.58% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.68%

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
136 106 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.58% 77.37% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 76 40
Median daily rate £345 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% +63.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 - 1 £475 -
Release Management
West Midlands

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) Simulink
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) B2C
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management

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 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Environment And Release Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Environment Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
1 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 1 (16.67%) IT Support
1 1 (16.67%) IT Support Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Release Management Support
1 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Tester
1 1 (16.67%) Test Scripter
1 1 (16.67%) Tester
1 1 (16.67%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) APMP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Coverity
2 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) WSO2