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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 103 107 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Contract jobs citing Release Management 16 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.79% 0.90% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.06% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 25
Median daily rate £400 £359 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £420 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £20.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+72.39% -31.35%
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
1755 1798 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.75% 84.81% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1288 979
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.75 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £58.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Leeds -8 15 £400 +11.49% 2
Halifax -1 1 £350 -
Release Management
Yorkshire

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) .NET
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
4 8 (25.81%) C#
4 8 (25.81%) Python
4 8 (25.81%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (19.35%) High Availability
6 5 (16.13%) DevOps
6 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
6 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
6 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (12.90%) CA
7 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (12.90%) TIBCO
7 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) ClearCase

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) Ant
2 4 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (12.90%) ClearCase
2 4 (12.90%) CruiseControl
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Hudson
2 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) Maven
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
2 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
2 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Release Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) Classic ASP
2 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
2 4 (12.90%) jQuery
2 4 (12.90%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Replication
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Smart Meter
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
3 6 (19.35%) High Availability
4 5 (16.13%) Change Management
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps
4 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Database Optimisation
5 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) SOA
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Development
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 4 (12.90%) PHP
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby
4 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.90%) VB
4 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.90%) VBA
5 2 (6.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) logstash
1 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) CA
2 4 (12.90%) Splunk
2 4 (12.90%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.45%) MuleSoft