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 25 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 46 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.65% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -  
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 £20.59
% change year-on-year -44.61% +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 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 193 344 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 79.42% 84.52% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 210 159
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +63.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.40 £40.50
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 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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET

Release Management
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Category Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Procurement Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) SFIA
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) hybris