The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 28 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing Release Management 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £34.25 £20.59
% change year-on-year -42.59% +66.32%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 235 297 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 77.81% 83.43% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 180 273
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.25 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Cambridge