The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 108 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 36 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.46% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 7
Median daily rate £485 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £281 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £563 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £15.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+116.00% -55.88%
Release Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2606 1974 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.23% 78.09% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1153 1000
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 100 114
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.74% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the West Midlands region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 14 £496 -11.79% 1
Staffordshire +8 9 £469 +17.12%
Shropshire - 5 - - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £350 - 2
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Herefordshire -3 1 £100 -76.47%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 26 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) Configuration Management
4 18 (34.62%) Java
4 18 (34.62%) OO
4 18 (34.62%) Open Source
5 17 (32.69%) RESTful
6 16 (30.77%) Apache ServiceMix
6 16 (30.77%) DevOps
6 16 (30.77%) MuleSoft
6 16 (30.77%) JBoss
7 15 (28.85%) JSON
7 15 (28.85%) API Development
8 11 (21.15%) Mule
9 10 (19.23%) ITIL
10 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
11 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.46%) Apache
11 7 (13.46%) JIRA
11 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (11.54%) V-Model
12 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
12 6 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (11.54%) WSO2
12 6 (11.54%) Change Control
12 6 (11.54%) Case Management
12 6 (11.54%) Requirements Management
12 6 (11.54%) Service Management
12 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
12 6 (11.54%) Python

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 16 (30.77%) Apache ServiceMix
1 16 (30.77%) JBoss
2 11 (21.15%) Mule
3 7 (13.46%) Apache
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.85%) nginx
6 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Project
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.92%) Infor LN
3 1 (1.92%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.62%) IaaS
3 4 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
1 1 (1.92%) SMS
1 1 (1.92%) VoIP
1 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) CouchDB
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.92%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.92%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
3 6 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.85%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) MuleSoft Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Environment Manager
4 6 (11.54%) MuleSoft Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Release Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Environment And Release Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) RESTful
2 15 (28.85%) JSON
3 4 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (3.85%) .NET
4 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.85%) Laravel
4 2 (3.85%) SOAP
4 2 (3.85%) Symfony
4 2 (3.85%) WCF
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) XSD
4 2 (3.85%) XSLT
4 2 (3.85%) Yii
5 1 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) EDI
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) CMDB
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.92%) FMCG
3 1 (1.92%) Robotics
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) Configuration Management
4 18 (34.62%) OO
4 18 (34.62%) Open Source
5 16 (30.77%) DevOps
6 15 (28.85%) API Development
7 10 (19.23%) ITIL
8 6 (11.54%) Case Management
8 6 (11.54%) Change Control
8 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Requirements Management
8 6 (11.54%) Service Management
8 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.54%) V-Model
9 5 (9.62%) ITSM
9 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.69%) Change Management
10 4 (7.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Java
2 6 (11.54%) Perl
2 6 (11.54%) Python
2 6 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) MATLAB
3 2 (3.85%) PHP
3 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) XAML
4 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) ISEB
2 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.77%) PMP
3 2 (3.85%) APMP
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) IEC 61508
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
3 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) MuleSoft
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) WSO2
4 2 (3.85%) Sun
4 2 (3.85%) Zend
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Infor
5 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.92%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.92%) MEDITECH
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Orchard
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
Telford, Shropshire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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