The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 85 71 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 30 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.51% 1.96% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.51% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 3
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£350 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.35% -6.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £31.49 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.59% +4.95%
Release Management
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1656 1392 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.38% 77.77% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 976 507
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 27
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -30.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -19 23 £350 -4.10%
Halifax -4 3 - -
Bradford -11 3 - -
Release Management
Yorkshire

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 36 (42.35%) Integration Testing
2 35 (41.18%) Apex Code
2 35 (41.18%) Salesforce.com
3 34 (40.00%) REST
4 26 (30.59%) ITIL
5 23 (27.06%) Configuration Management
6 16 (18.82%) Project Management
6 16 (18.82%) Change Management
6 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (17.65%) Business Analysis
7 15 (17.65%) QA
8 14 (16.47%) SOAP
8 14 (16.47%) Oracle
9 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
9 12 (14.12%) ITSM
9 12 (14.12%) Service Management
9 12 (14.12%) SLA
9 12 (14.12%) Incident Management
10 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (12.94%) Performance Management
10 11 (12.94%) Problem Management
10 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.94%) Trend Analysis
10 11 (12.94%) Capacity Management
10 11 (12.94%) Service Continuity Management
11 10 (11.76%) Finance
11 10 (11.76%) UNIX
12 9 (10.59%) Oracle BPM
13 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
13 8 (9.41%) .NET

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (3.53%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) nginx
2 1 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
3 4 (4.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.18%) Route 53
1 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
1 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.18%) DNS
1 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle ODI
1 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) DB2
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Subversion
1 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.06%) Hudson
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.71%) JIRA
3 4 (4.71%) Maven
4 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Retail
2 4 (4.71%) Legal
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (54.12%) Developer
2 35 (41.18%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Technical Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Release Manager
5 8 (9.41%) Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (5.88%) Release Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Software Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) DBA
8 3 (3.53%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.53%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.53%) Capacity Management Specialist
8 3 (3.53%) SOA Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Contracts Manager
9 2 (2.35%) Build Manager
9 2 (2.35%) Deployment Manager
9 2 (2.35%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.00%) REST
2 14 (16.47%) SOAP
3 8 (9.41%) .NET
4 7 (8.24%) Middleware
4 7 (8.24%) Web Services
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (5.88%) Visualforce
6 3 (3.53%) XML
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (1.18%) HTML
7 1 (1.18%) jQuery
7 1 (1.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) Replication
3 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.18%) User Experience
3 1 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) UNIX
2 4 (4.71%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) AIX
4 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Integration Testing
2 26 (30.59%) ITIL
3 23 (27.06%) Configuration Management
4 16 (18.82%) Project Management
4 16 (18.82%) Change Management
4 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 12 (14.12%) ITSM
6 12 (14.12%) Service Management
6 12 (14.12%) Incident Management
7 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (12.94%) Performance Management
7 11 (12.94%) Problem Management
7 11 (12.94%) Trend Analysis
7 11 (12.94%) Capacity Management
7 11 (12.94%) Service Continuity Management
8 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.24%) CRM
9 7 (8.24%) Software Deployment
10 6 (7.06%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) Apex Code
2 8 (9.41%) Java
3 7 (8.24%) SQL
4 5 (5.88%) Python
4 5 (5.88%) Perl
5 4 (4.71%) C#
5 4 (4.71%) C++
6 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.53%) C
6 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.35%) ABAP
7 2 (2.35%) PHP
7 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.35%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.35%) ISEB
2 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.18%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.65%) QA
2 12 (14.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
1 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.53%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 35 (41.18%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (16.47%) Oracle
3 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.06%) Perforce
5 2 (2.35%) jBASE
5 2 (2.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) Percona