The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Release Management
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing Release Management 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast - - 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.83 £35.50 £20.59
% change year-on-year -55.40% +72.39%  

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 276 72 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 83.64% 85.71% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 37 26
Median daily rate £413 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Release Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Belfast

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Belfast