The first table below looks at the demand for the Release Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Analyst
Rank 569 528 555
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Release Analyst 18 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.034% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.036% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 16
Average daily rate £363 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £327 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £394 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Release Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Release Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Release Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Release Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Release Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Release Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Analyst within the UK.

Release Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Release Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -88 13 £363 -9.37% 6
London -23 7 £338 -15.62% 4
Scotland -3 4 £250 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
City of London -12 3 £300 -33.33% 2
Glasgow - 2 £250 -
North West -16 1 £280 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Linlithgow - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Release Analyst in their job title 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 with Release Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (59.38%) Release Management
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) Windows
5 9 (28.13%) ITIL
5 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
5 9 (28.13%) Banking
5 9 (28.13%) Subversion
6 8 (25.00%) Linux
6 8 (25.00%) VBScript
6 8 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) Service Management
9 5 (15.63%) .NET
9 5 (15.63%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
9 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) Maven
10 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 4 (12.50%) ITSM
11 3 (9.38%) Remedy
11 3 (9.38%) Retail
11 3 (9.38%) BMC
11 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
11 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
11 3 (9.38%) Remedy ITSM

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Release Analyst in their job title 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 with Release Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) nginx
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.13%) AWD
2 1 (3.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Subversion
2 8 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (12.50%) Maven
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Build Forge
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (3.13%) WebCenter
2 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.13%) WCF
2 1 (3.13%) Ajax
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Release Management
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.75%) Service Management
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) ITSM
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) System Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) OO
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) VBScript
3 5 (15.63%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Remedy
3 3 (9.38%) BMC
4 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.25%) webMethods
4 2 (6.25%) MKS
5 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.13%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) Cognos
5 1 (3.13%) SAP
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