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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 43 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.51% 1.15% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.59% 0.68%
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 £419 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.37% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £13.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+245.45% -32.09%
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
284 189 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 71.72% 72.14% 63.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 105 53
Average daily rate £420 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £196 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 12
Average hourly rate £21.82 £25.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +32.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.55 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £28.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015. 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 -6 2 £475 +35.71%
Release Management
North East

Release Management
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Borland
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) CMMI
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) StarTeam
1 1 (50.00%) Django
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) CMMI
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Borland