Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 106 95
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 +38
Contract jobs citing Release Management 31 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.09% 1.20% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.41% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 26
East Midlands median daily rate £495 £300 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.00% -18.92% -7.50%
10th Percentile £303 £281 £300
90th Percentile £521 £500 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £441
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.98% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.08 £26.61 £31.00
% change year-on-year -9.49% -14.18% +53.58%

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 2,358 2,619 2,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.77% 84.68% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,466 1,647 1,622
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £253 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 86 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -17.14%
10th Percentile £10.47 £10.30 £10.44
90th Percentile £45.84 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +7 16 £495 -5.71% 1
Northamptonshire -20 11 £500 +73.91% 1
Leicestershire +11 3 £338 +12.50% 3
Derbyshire +3 1 - - 1
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Configuration Management
3 17 (54.84%) DevOps
4 15 (48.39%) E-Commerce
5 12 (38.71%) Content Management
6 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
7 10 (32.26%) Java
7 10 (32.26%) ITIL
7 10 (32.26%) Spring
7 10 (32.26%) React
8 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (29.03%) Puppet
8 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (25.81%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
11 6 (19.35%) MVC
11 6 (19.35%) LAMP
11 6 (19.35%) OO
11 6 (19.35%) PHP
11 6 (19.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (19.35%) REST
11 6 (19.35%) Magento
11 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
11 6 (19.35%) Web Development
11 6 (19.35%) Symfony
11 6 (19.35%) Zend
11 6 (19.35%) Drupal

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 (19.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (19.35%) Drupal
2 5 (16.13%) CMS
3 4 (12.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (6.45%) Confluence
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (19.35%) OpenShift
4 4 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (9.68%) Tricentis Tosca
6 2 (6.45%) IaaS
6 2 (6.45%) PaaS
7 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) NuoDB
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
1 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
3 4 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 3 (9.68%) Artifactory
4 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
4 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.68%) HP UFT
4 3 (9.68%) Maven
5 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Release Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Change Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Deployment Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Release Coordinator
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) React
1 10 (32.26%) Spring
2 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
2 6 (19.35%) LAMP
2 6 (19.35%) REST
2 6 (19.35%) Symfony
3 5 (16.13%) Laravel
4 4 (12.90%) Node.js
5 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE
6 1 (3.23%) JSP
6 1 (3.23%) LDAP
6 1 (3.23%) Servlets
6 1 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.23%) Struts
6 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) CMDB
4 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Configuration Management
3 17 (54.84%) DevOps
4 15 (48.39%) E-Commerce
5 12 (38.71%) Content Management
6 10 (32.26%) ITIL
7 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (19.35%) MVC
8 6 (19.35%) OO
8 6 (19.35%) Web Development
9 5 (16.13%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (12.90%) ATDD
10 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
10 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.90%) TDD
10 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
11 3 (9.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (32.26%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.68%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (29.03%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Ansible
2 4 (12.90%) Kubernetes
3 3 (9.68%) OpenView
3 3 (9.68%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
1 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 6 (19.35%) Zend
3 4 (12.90%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) VMware