Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 75 62
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13 -4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.96% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Coventry median daily rate £425 £500 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +185.71% -31.91%
10th Percentile £353 £409 £163
90th Percentile £487 £570 £188
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £459 £400
% change year-on-year -10.03% +14.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 -

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 616 933 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.27% 88.69% 81.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 652 400
Coventry median daily rate £415 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +4.58% +9.29%
10th Percentile £251 £300 £250
90th Percentile £542 £541 £558
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 31
Coventry median hourly rate £21.25 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -25.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £42.63 £38.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

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 19 November 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%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Coaching
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) IaaS
5 2 (28.57%) PaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) J2EE

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 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Azure DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) SFIA
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) hybris