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 3 months to 29 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.

Release Management
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 79 85
Rank change year-on-year -13 +6  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 10 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.66% 1.09% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.36% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Median daily rate £305 £370 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.56% -38.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £424 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1203 1321 1273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 79.51% 80.16% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 814 728
Median daily rate £388 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 43
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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
Northamptonshire +4 6 £294 -
Derbyshire -10 2 £500 +35.13% 2
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £310 -43.63%
Lincolnshire - 1 £400 -
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) MS Office
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 8 (53.33%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (46.67%) Service Management
4 7 (46.67%) ITSM
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (13.33%) Billing
6 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
7 1 (6.67%) Logistics
7 1 (6.67%) BODI
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management

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:

Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) BODI
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) DocumentDB
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) ITSM
2 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
4 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Order to Cash
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (6.67%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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