The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank - 99 104
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
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Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1583 1473 1842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.50% 94.06% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 782 1020
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 71 76
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Manager across the West Yorkshire region.

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Release Manager
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Release Management
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (16.67%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) SAP CRM
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Basis
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Apache
5 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (16.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Basis
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Release Management
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (16.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) HP