The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Head of Release Management featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Release Management
Rank - 658 -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Release Management 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Head of Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Head of Release Management in the job title.

Head of Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Release Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Release Management within the UK.

Head of Release Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Head of Release Management Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Head of Release Management contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Head of Release Management in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Testing

Head of Release Management Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall