Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 115 136
Rank change year-on-year +10 +21 -31
Contract jobs citing Release Management 27 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.09% 1.06% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.26% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 11
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -3.23% -
10th Percentile £324 £281 £288
90th Percentile £500 £533 £600
England median daily rate £455 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.54 £30.58 £31.20
% change year-on-year -3.41% -1.98% +50.43%

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 2,058 2,548 2,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.08% 84.15% 82.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,339 1,641 1,663
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £392 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.59% +1.16% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £218
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 97 77
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.64 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +7.14% -12.65%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.72 £9.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £47.70 £38.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.26 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.04% -2.07% +5.56%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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
Northamptonshire -6 19 £401 +39.30% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £313 - 1
Derbyshire +12 2 £400 -27.27%
Leicestershire +11 1 £338 -15.63%
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.93%) Change Management
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 6 (22.22%) SSL
4 6 (22.22%) QA
4 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (18.52%) Selenium
5 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
5 5 (18.52%) DataPower
5 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
5 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
5 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 5 (18.52%) OpenShift
5 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 5 (18.52%) Firmware
5 5 (18.52%) DNS
5 5 (18.52%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Internet
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) JD Edwards
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) SCOM
7 3 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus

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 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (18.52%) OpenShift
2 3 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (11.11%) IaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Tricentis Tosca
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SSL
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) Internet
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) Intranet
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) NuoDB
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Redis
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
1 5 (18.52%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 3 (11.11%) Maven
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Release Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Data Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Development Manager
5 1 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Project Change Manager
5 1 (3.70%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SDLC Manager
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (11.11%) Node.js
1 3 (11.11%) React
1 3 (11.11%) Spring
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) DataPower
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Change Management
4 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) ATDD
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.41%) Business Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CCNA
1 1 (3.70%) CCNP
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Firmware
2 3 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Ansible
1 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 3 (11.11%) OpenView
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
1 3 (11.11%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 5 (18.52%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) JD Edwards
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Google
4 3 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Cadence
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.70%) VMware