The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 23 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 57 76
Rank change year-on-year +3 +19  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.21% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +34.61%  
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 £19.66 £35.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -44.61% +69.04%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 472 471 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.27% 79.97% 79.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 272 366
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 30 53
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.64% +57.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Lombardi
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
1 1 (50.00%) Zend
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (50.00%) SilverStripe
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) SilverStripe
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Lombardi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) BPM Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) BPM Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Management Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Process Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Zend