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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 82 74 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs citing Release Management 13 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.77% 1.35% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.75% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
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£350 £425 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £356 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £520 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £370 £383
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-28.23% -2.29%
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
1286 1203 1462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.64% 77.36% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 644 804
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 32
Average hourly rate £11.43 £30.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.54% +96.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £17.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -2 6 £343 -16.96% 4
Bradford +5 4 £350 -10.82%
Wakefield - - - -
Release Management
Yorkshire

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (52.08%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Project Management
2 13 (27.08%) Service Management
3 10 (20.83%) QA
3 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 9 (18.75%) Scrum
4 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.67%) Finance
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 6 (12.50%) Change Management
6 6 (12.50%) HP
6 6 (12.50%) HTML
6 6 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (10.42%) MS Office
7 5 (10.42%) SAP
7 5 (10.42%) Web Services
7 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (10.42%) CRM
7 5 (10.42%) SAP CRM
7 5 (10.42%) Retail
7 5 (10.42%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (10.42%) ServiceCenter
7 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.33%) SAP Basis
8 4 (8.33%) MVC
8 4 (8.33%) Risk Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (8.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.08%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SAP CRM
1 5 (10.42%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DHCP
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) WebSpeed
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Release Manager
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Service Management Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Environment Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Build Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) Web Services
3 4 (8.33%) .NET
3 4 (8.33%) SAP Basis
3 4 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) NHS
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) UNIX
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) zOS
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Project Management
2 13 (27.08%) Service Management
3 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.75%) Scrum
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 6 (12.50%) Change Management
6 6 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.42%) CRM
7 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) MVC
8 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.25%) Data Management
9 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (2.08%) VB6
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.33%) SAP Certification
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
2 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) ServiceCenter
1 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) HP
2 5 (10.42%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Sybase
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) NetApp
5 1 (2.08%) Progress
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft