The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 13 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.36% 3.14% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.72% 4.17% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Median daily rate £500 £210 £580
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -63.79%
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
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
172 144 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 72.88% 75.39% 75.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 83 139
Median daily rate £388 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 11
Median hourly rate £14.73 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.84% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £12.50 £17.50
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 Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk 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
Ipswich +4 10 £500 +81.81% 2
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (62.50%) Continuous Deployment
2 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (43.75%) MSBuild
3 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 5 (31.25%) Puppet
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 3 (18.75%) Reinsurance
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Finance
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MSBuild
1 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Release Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Build and Release Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Environment And Release Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) Continuous Deployment
1 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft