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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 36 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 19 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.54% - 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
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£255 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £29.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-32.15% +6.25%
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
396 423 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 73.74% 79.21% 68.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 280 51
Average daily rate £360 £296 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 13
Average hourly rate £12.68 £17.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.42% -10.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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 - 19 £255 - 1
Release Management
North East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Change Management
3 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Time Management
5 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (30.00%) CMMI
6 6 (30.00%) StarTeam
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) MS Access
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management
9 3 (15.00%) UNIX
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) Borland
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Perl
9 3 (15.00%) Service Management
9 3 (15.00%) ITSM
10 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (10.00%) Java
11 1 (5.00%) DSL
11 1 (5.00%) Python
11 1 (5.00%) SAP
11 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (5.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Release Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Release Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Office Support
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Office Support
4 1 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) CMDB
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Change Management
3 10 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (35.00%) Time Management
5 6 (30.00%) CMMI
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Service Management
7 3 (15.00%) ITSM
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.00%) Change Control
9 1 (5.00%) DevOps
9 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.00%) Kanban
9 1 (5.00%) Scrum
9 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Borland
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
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