The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 26 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 Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 2.82% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
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 £15.83 £35.50 £20.59
% change year-on-year -55.40% +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 Derbyshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 247 145 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 86.97% 73.23% 67.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 76 93
Median daily rate £435 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -71.11%  
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 Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Derbyshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Chesterfield - 5 £375 -
Derby - 3 £475 -
Release Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Kalido
3 2 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (22.22%) BT
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) EDI
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (22.22%) Informatica
3 2 (22.22%) PowerCenter
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) Kalido
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) PowerCenter
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) EDI
2 1 (11.11%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) Order to Cash
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) BT
2 2 (22.22%) Informatica
2 2 (22.22%) Netezza
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint