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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 18 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.52% 4.26% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 5.33% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £415
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -45.26%

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
100 75 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 84.03% 79.79% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 38
Median daily rate £463 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) PMP
2 5 (62.50%) PMI Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Thin Client
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Fat Client
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (25.00%) SAP HCM
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) SAP

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (25.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Boomi
1 2 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (12.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Developer
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Fat Client
1 5 (62.50%) Thin Client
2 2 (25.00%) DataPower
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) API Development
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PMI Certification
1 5 (62.50%) PMP
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (12.50%) WSO2