The median contractor rate for a Release Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 73
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% - 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 595 865 941
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.44% 94.33% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 627 566
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 48
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £21.40 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Cheshire

Release Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Manager in Cheshire

Release Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 1 £425 - 2
Release Manager
North West

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Release Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Power BI
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
Wilmslow, Cheshire
HFG
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago