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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 17 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.52% 0.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £145 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £420 £390
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £47.50 £12.90
% change year-on-year
-45.26% +268.21%
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
116 126 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 81.69% 70.39% 77.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 78
Average daily rate £403 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.30 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Ipswich +10 4 £145 -71.00%
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) LINQ
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) XHTML
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
2 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (22.22%) Lead .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Release Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 5 (55.56%) Ajax
1 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
1 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (55.56%) LINQ
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) WCF
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) XHTML
2 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft