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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 97 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Contract jobs citing Release Management 18 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.84% 1.46% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.83% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 4
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£323 £358 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.79% -18.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £228 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £388 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+40.83% -25.00%
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
1770 1366 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.36% 79.98% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 892 624
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 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 28 July 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 -27 17 £355 -2.73% 4
Bradford -8 1 £225 -33.82%
Release Management
Yorkshire

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 29 (38.67%) Apex Code
2 29 (38.67%) Salesforce.com
2 29 (38.67%) System Integration Testing
3 28 (37.33%) REST
4 20 (26.67%) ITIL
5 16 (21.33%) Change Management
6 15 (20.00%) Project Management
7 14 (18.67%) SQL
7 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (18.67%) Business Analysis
8 13 (17.33%) Oracle
9 12 (16.00%) Service Management
9 12 (16.00%) ITSM
9 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
10 11 (14.67%) QA
10 11 (14.67%) Problem Management
10 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
10 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
10 11 (14.67%) SOAP
11 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
12 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
12 8 (10.67%) SLA
12 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (9.33%) SDLC
13 7 (9.33%) Trend Analysis
13 7 (9.33%) Service Continuity Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.00%) Subversion
2 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.00%) Maven
3 3 (4.00%) JIRA
3 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Legal
2 4 (5.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (50.67%) Developer
2 29 (38.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Technical Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) DBA
5 10 (13.33%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.67%) Release Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Service Management Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Build Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Environment Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Software Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Capacity Management Specialist
8 2 (2.67%) Deployment Manager
9 1 (1.33%) Systems Manager
9 1 (1.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) REST
2 11 (14.67%) SOAP
3 5 (6.67%) .NET
3 5 (6.67%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.33%) HTML5
4 1 (1.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) XML
4 1 (1.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Replication
1 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) AIX
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 29 (38.67%) System Integration Testing
3 20 (26.67%) ITIL
4 16 (21.33%) Change Management
5 15 (20.00%) Project Management
6 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (18.67%) Business Analysis
7 12 (16.00%) Service Management
7 12 (16.00%) ITSM
7 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (14.67%) Problem Management
9 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
10 7 (9.33%) Performance Management
10 7 (9.33%) SDLC
10 7 (9.33%) Trend Analysis
10 7 (9.33%) Service Continuity Management
11 6 (8.00%) Capacity Management
12 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.67%) CRM
12 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) Apex Code
2 14 (18.67%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.33%) Java
5 3 (4.00%) C
5 3 (4.00%) C#
5 3 (4.00%) C++
5 3 (4.00%) Perl
5 3 (4.00%) Python
5 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.67%) ABAP
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) ISEB
1 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) QA
2 8 (10.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
1 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (17.33%) Oracle
3 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
4 2 (2.67%) jBASE
5 1 (1.33%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) iSOFT
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