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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 29 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.66% - 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% - 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£570 - £444
90% offered a daily rate of more than £518 - £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 - £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £14.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+98.21% -34.50%
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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
174 128 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 72.20% 72.32% 66.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 76 101
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.00 £22.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% +59.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £18.67 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £38.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Information Management
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) Military
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared