The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 114 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 27 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.90% 1.42% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.87% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 5
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£378 £368 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -13.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £228 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.00%
Release Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2377 1767 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.47% 76.07% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1681 1101 847
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 48 64
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.99% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.23 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Yorkshire region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
West Yorkshire -28 20 £355 -2.73% 9
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 26 (32.50%) ITIL
2 25 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 24 (30.00%) Apex Code
3 24 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
3 24 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (28.75%) REST
5 18 (22.50%) Change Management
5 18 (22.50%) Oracle
6 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (18.75%) Project Management
7 15 (18.75%) SQL
8 13 (16.25%) T-SQL
8 13 (16.25%) Business Analysis
8 13 (16.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (15.00%) Service Management
9 12 (15.00%) ITSM
10 11 (13.75%) Configuration Management
10 11 (13.75%) QA
10 11 (13.75%) Problem Management
11 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (12.50%) MongoDB
11 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (12.50%) Incident Management
11 10 (12.50%) Finance
11 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 9 (11.25%) SOAP
13 8 (10.00%) SLA

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (1.25%) SAS
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
3 4 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) DB2
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.25%) Subversion
2 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.50%) Maven
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Legal
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Developer
2 24 (30.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 13 (16.25%) DBA
4 12 (15.00%) Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) SQL DBA
5 10 (12.50%) Technical Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Release Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Release Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Service Management Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Capacity Management Specialist
9 2 (2.50%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Software Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Build Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Test Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Environment Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.75%) REST
2 9 (11.25%) SOAP
3 5 (6.25%) .NET
3 5 (6.25%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.25%) HTML5
4 1 (1.25%) HTML
4 1 (1.25%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) XML
4 1 (1.25%) Middleware
4 1 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Replication
3 1 (1.25%) Statistics
3 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) AIX
2 3 (3.75%) UNIX
3 2 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) ITIL
2 25 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 24 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 18 (22.50%) Change Management
5 15 (18.75%) Project Management
6 13 (16.25%) Business Analysis
7 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.00%) Service Management
7 12 (15.00%) ITSM
8 11 (13.75%) Configuration Management
8 11 (13.75%) Problem Management
9 10 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.00%) SDLC
11 7 (8.75%) Service Continuity Management
11 7 (8.75%) Performance Management
11 7 (8.75%) Trend Analysis
12 6 (7.50%) Capacity Management
13 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
14 4 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) Apex Code
2 15 (18.75%) SQL
3 13 (16.25%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.75%) Java
4 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.50%) ABAP
5 2 (2.50%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) C
5 2 (2.50%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) C++
5 2 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) QA
2 8 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
1 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
2 18 (22.50%) Oracle
3 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) HP
5 1 (1.25%) iSOFT
5 1 (1.25%) jBASE
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Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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