The first table below looks at the demand for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 69 79 93
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs citing Release Management 24 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.43% 1.11% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.49% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 5
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£365 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £358 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £535 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1312 1139 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 78.00% 74.69% 72.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 610 773
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Release Management
Yorkshire

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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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
Leeds +10 19 £365 -2.66% 2
Bradford +8 3 £340 -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Release Management
Yorkshire

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 27 (49.09%) ITIL
2 19 (34.55%) Service Management
3 16 (29.09%) Project Management
4 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.82%) QA
5 11 (20.00%) MS Office
6 10 (18.18%) Scrum
7 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.36%) Web Services
7 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
7 9 (16.36%) Finance
8 8 (14.55%) .NET
8 8 (14.55%) HTML
8 8 (14.55%) Supplier Management
9 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
9 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
9 7 (12.73%) Change Management
10 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
10 6 (10.91%) MVC
10 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (10.91%) HTML5
10 6 (10.91%) Retail
10 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
11 5 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (9.09%) SAP CRM
11 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
11 5 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
11 5 (9.09%) HP

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.27%) NetWeaver
1 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.64%) CICS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Office
2 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) SAP CRM
1 5 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) WebSpeed
1 1 (1.82%) ChangeMan
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Publishing
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Release Manager
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Service Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Service Management Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Environment Manager
5 4 (7.27%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Contracts Manager
5 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Build Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.64%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Web Services
2 8 (14.55%) HTML
2 8 (14.55%) .NET
3 6 (10.91%) HTML5
4 4 (7.27%) SAP Basis
5 3 (5.45%) jQuery
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.82%) CSS
7 1 (1.82%) XML
7 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.45%) NHS
4 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.82%) Open Source
5 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) zOS
2 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) ITIL
2 19 (34.55%) Service Management
3 16 (29.09%) Project Management
4 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.18%) Scrum
6 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
7 8 (14.55%) Supplier Management
8 7 (12.73%) Change Management
8 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
9 6 (10.91%) MVC
10 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.09%) CRM
10 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
11 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.27%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.09%) PHP
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) COBOL
5 1 (1.82%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (7.27%) ISEB
2 4 (7.27%) SAP Certification
3 3 (5.45%) MCSE
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) QA
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
1 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) SAP
1 5 (9.09%) HP
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Sybase
3 1 (1.82%) Progress
3 1 (1.82%) VMware