The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 18 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.40% 0.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.80% 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £420 £390
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £47.50 £12.90
% change year-on-year
-45.26% +268.21%
Release Management
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69 71 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 75.82% 65.14% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 28
Average daily rate £415 £375 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the Watford region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (75.00%) Symfony
1 3 (75.00%) Zend
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
1 3 (75.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (75.00%) CouchDB
1 3 (75.00%) Memcached
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (75.00%) Yii
1 3 (75.00%) Laravel
1 3 (75.00%) Redis
1 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) CouchDB
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (75.00%) Redis
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
1 3 (75.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Symfony Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) LAMP
1 3 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (75.00%) Laravel
1 3 (75.00%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (75.00%) Memcached
1 3 (75.00%) Symfony
1 3 (75.00%) Yii
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Zend
2 1 (25.00%) JDA