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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 101 101 73
Rank change year-on-year
0 -28
Contract jobs citing Release Management 21 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.03% 1.03% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.22% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 22
Median daily rate £413 £355 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £265 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £428 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +40.00%
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
1766 1803 1331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.95% 84.10% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1307 877
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 £318 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +137.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £12.40 £8.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £45.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -2 19 £425 +18.46%
Halifax 0 1 £350 - 1
Release Management
Yorkshire

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) .NET
3 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (32.35%) High Availability
4 11 (32.35%) TDD
5 8 (23.53%) Replication
5 8 (23.53%) Windows
5 8 (23.53%) Python
5 8 (23.53%) Puppet
5 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (20.59%) Open Source
6 7 (20.59%) Scala
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (20.59%) Pair Programming
7 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 6 (17.65%) DevOps
8 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
9 4 (11.76%) Splunk
9 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (11.76%) Hudson
9 4 (11.76%) Entity Framework
9 4 (11.76%) Apache Spark
9 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) Ansible

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 4 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
1 4 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.76%) Ant
2 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (11.76%) ClearCase
2 4 (11.76%) CruiseControl
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Hudson
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
2 4 (11.76%) Maven
2 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.76%) Banking
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
1 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Scala Developer
3 4 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Banking Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.76%) Entity Framework
2 4 (11.76%) jQuery
3 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Replication
2 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.76%) Public Cloud
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Smart Meter
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.94%) Statistics
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) High Availability
2 11 (32.35%) TDD
3 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (20.59%) Open Source
4 7 (20.59%) Pair Programming
5 6 (17.65%) DevOps
6 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.76%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.76%) Resource Management
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Service Management
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) Scala
4 4 (11.76%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) Perl
4 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.76%) Ruby
4 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) Ansible
2 4 (11.76%) logstash
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) CA
1 4 (11.76%) Splunk
1 4 (11.76%) TIBCO
1 4 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) MuleSoft