The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 40 50 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.03% 0.43% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.53% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate £363 £165 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.69% -64.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +251.85%
Release Management
South East

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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
412 376 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.95% 80.86% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 234 158
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Horsham - 3 £363 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (41.67%) Unix
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) IIS
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Release Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Release Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Java EE
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle