Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 May 2018 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 118 99
Rank change year-on-year -4 -19 +28
Contract jobs citing Release Management 25 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.86% 1.00% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.21% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 24
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £310 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -15.36% -26.75%
10th Percentile £288 £281 £300
90th Percentile £535 £545 £475
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.92 £12.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +107.63% -53.85% +28.81%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,451 2,482 2,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 84.63% 82.73% 81.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,492 1,546 1,596
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £234
90th Percentile £544 £550 £563
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 74 71
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -8.43% +4.48%
10th Percentile £10.44 £10.29 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £43.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
% change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in the East Midlands

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in the East Midlands

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in the East Midlands

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in the East Midlands

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 13 £500 - 4
Northamptonshire -1 10 £300 - 2
Derbyshire -4 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 14 (56.00%) DevOps
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (40.00%) Content Management
4 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
5 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (28.00%) MVC
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Service Management
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) REST
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (24.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (24.00%) Spring
8 5 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (20.00%) Puppet
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.00%) IIS
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (20.00%) ITSM
8 5 (20.00%) CMS

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (24.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (20.00%) CMS
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (12.00%) GitLab
2 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (16.00%) IT Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (24.00%) REST
1 6 (24.00%) Spring
2 4 (16.00%) LAMP
2 4 (16.00%) React
2 4 (16.00%) Symfony
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) Laravel
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Core
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (4.00%) JSP
5 1 (4.00%) Servlets
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) Struts
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
2 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) DevOps
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (40.00%) Content Management
4 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 7 (28.00%) MVC
7 6 (24.00%) Service Management
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (20.00%) ITSM
9 4 (16.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (16.00%) OO
9 4 (16.00%) Web Development
10 3 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (12.00%) Scrum
10 3 (12.00%) User Stories
11 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Terraform
3 3 (12.00%) Ansible
4 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Zend
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) VMware