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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 29 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.25% 1.35% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.75% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £500 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.19 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+98.16% -32.71%
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
174 171 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 72.50% 77.03% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 115 158
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 +7 3 - -
Release Management
East of England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) WCF
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) XHTML
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) IIS
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (41.67%) RESTful
4 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
4 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (41.67%) LINQ
4 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Reinsurance
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (41.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSTest
1 1 (8.33%) NuGet
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Release Manager
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Environment Manager
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (50.00%) WCF
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (41.67%) Ajax
2 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (41.67%) LINQ
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) XHTML
3 1 (8.33%) Kendo UI
3 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Reinsurance
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware