The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 57 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.18% 1.23% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.68% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+192.85% -37.77%
Release Management
North East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
424 179 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 77.37% 73.66% 63.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 93 79
Average daily rate £420 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £186 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.24% -12.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.58 £12.50 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.06 £27.50
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 Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 1 £475 +35.71%
Release Management
North East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V2
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) JPA
4 2 (25.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CA
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) GIS

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (12.50%) Change and Release Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Release Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) JMS
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Java EE
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) JPA
1 2 (25.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (12.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V2
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) CA