The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Analyst
Rank 559 566 527
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Release Analyst 19 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.017% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.019% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 10
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£400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
50025 48432 42510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.39% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30372 29064 24408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2003 2177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 2015.

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 26 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 30 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -4 18 £400 +6.66% 5
London +7 5 £475 +18.75% 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £380 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £380 - 1
Halifax - 4 - -
City of London - 3 £413 - 1
West Midlands -5 2 £238 -32.14%
South East - 2 £400 -
Surrey - 2 £400 -
East of England +10 1 £258 -
Wales - 1 £365 - 1
South Wales - 1 £365 - 1
South West - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Warwickshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Peterborough - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Stockport - - - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 15 (57.69%) ITIL
1 15 (57.69%) Release Management
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Change Management
4 6 (23.08%) Legal
4 6 (23.08%) Banking
4 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (19.23%) Subversion
5 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) MS Project
6 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) XML
7 3 (11.54%) SAP
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Retail
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Project
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Trac
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Legal
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) XSD
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
1 15 (57.69%) Release Management
2 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (3.85%) ABAP
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
3 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.85%) MKS
4 1 (3.85%) webMethods
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