Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 109 118
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 +3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 39 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.42% 1.20% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.42% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 17
East Midlands median daily rate £456 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.08% -17.24% -8.23%
10th Percentile £337 £281 £298
90th Percentile £510 £550 £585
England median daily rate £475 £450 £436
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.15% +2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.50 £27.30 £32.40
% change year-on-year -10.27% -15.73% +54.29%

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 2,242 2,611 2,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.68% 84.80% 82.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,458 1,647 1,742
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 103 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.95 £9.60 £8.76
90th Percentile £42.63 £51.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Northamptonshire -18 18 £488 +69.57% 2
Nottinghamshire +23 17 £423 -19.52% 2
Leicestershire +7 2 £338 +12.50% 2
Derbyshire +8 1 - -
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) Configuration Management
3 19 (48.72%) DevOps
4 17 (43.59%) E-Commerce
5 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 12 (30.77%) ITIL
5 12 (30.77%) Content Management
5 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (28.21%) Spring
6 11 (28.21%) Java
6 11 (28.21%) React
7 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (25.64%) Puppet
8 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
8 8 (20.51%) Change Management
9 7 (17.95%) Finance
9 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
9 7 (17.95%) OpenShift
9 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
10 6 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (15.38%) Magento
10 6 (15.38%) Selenium
10 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
10 6 (15.38%) REST
10 6 (15.38%) Web Development

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 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (15.38%) Drupal
2 5 (12.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (12.82%) CMS
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.13%) Confluence
4 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (17.95%) OpenShift
4 5 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (10.26%) Tricentis Tosca
6 2 (5.13%) IaaS
6 2 (5.13%) PaaS
7 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) SSL
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) Internet
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Intranet
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) NuoDB
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
1 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.38%) Selenium
3 5 (12.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (12.82%) Subversion
4 4 (10.26%) Artifactory
4 4 (10.26%) Bitbucket
4 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.26%) HP UFT
4 4 (10.26%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Release Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Lead DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) Data Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (2.56%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (2.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Project Change Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Release Coordinator
8 1 (2.56%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) React
1 11 (28.21%) Spring
2 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.38%) LAMP
2 6 (15.38%) REST
2 6 (15.38%) Symfony
3 5 (12.82%) Laravel
3 5 (12.82%) Node.js
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 2 (5.13%) XML
6 1 (2.56%) J2EE
6 1 (2.56%) JSP
6 1 (2.56%) Servlets
6 1 (2.56%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) Struts
6 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.82%) DataPower
1 5 (12.82%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) Configuration Management
3 19 (48.72%) DevOps
4 17 (43.59%) E-Commerce
5 12 (30.77%) Content Management
5 12 (30.77%) ITIL
6 8 (20.51%) Change Management
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.38%) MVC
8 6 (15.38%) OO
8 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (15.38%) Web Development
9 5 (12.82%) ATDD
9 5 (12.82%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (12.82%) Pair Programming
9 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.82%) TDD
9 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) PHP
4 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (2.56%) CCNP
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
1 5 (12.82%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (25.64%) Puppet
2 5 (12.82%) Ansible
2 5 (12.82%) Kubernetes
3 4 (10.26%) OpenView
3 4 (10.26%) SCOM
3 4 (10.26%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Zend
3 5 (12.82%) Google
3 5 (12.82%) IBM
4 4 (10.26%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) Cadence
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.56%) VMware