The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank - 38 36
Contract jobs citing Release Management 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry - 1.42% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.70% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -38.06% -7.36%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 313 294 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 86.94% 83.52% 75.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 196 131
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Coventry

Release Management
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Line Management
2 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 5 (71.43%) Supplier Management
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) FMCG
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) WSUS
4 1 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Category Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Procurement Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Line Management
2 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 5 (71.43%) Supplier Management
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft