Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 132 107
Rank change year-on-year +17 -25 +13
Contract jobs citing Release Management 36 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.13% 0.63% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.77% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 29
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £375 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +3.59% +14.02%
10th Percentile £281 £304 £208
90th Percentile £515 £598 £490
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £15.00
England median hourly rate £26.05 £32.40 £19.50
% change year-on-year -19.59% +66.15% -40.00%

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 2658 2721 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.27% 82.08% 78.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1688 1727 1610
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 67 85
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +4.52%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £41.00 £39.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

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 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +23 18 £288 -45.24%
Derbyshire -8 5 £525 +10.53%
Nottinghamshire -4 4 - -
Leicestershire -1 2 £400 +33.33% 1
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) Windows
4 10 (27.78%) ITSM
5 9 (25.00%) Service Management
5 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
7 7 (19.44%) Retail
8 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (16.67%) B2B
8 6 (16.67%) SAP
9 5 (13.89%) ERP
9 5 (13.89%) X-Windows
9 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
9 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
10 4 (11.11%) Dependency Management
10 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 4 (11.11%) EPoS
10 4 (11.11%) XML
10 4 (11.11%) IIS
10 4 (11.11%) Oracle
10 4 (11.11%) ABAP
10 4 (11.11%) Java
10 4 (11.11%) Presales
11 3 (8.33%) C#

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 4 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) CoreMedia CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Release Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 4 (11.11%) Release Coordinator
3 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.33%) SAP Architect
4 3 (8.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Environment And Release Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Environment Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Informatica Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Application Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Release and Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Release Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Service Management Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) X-Windows
2 4 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) Ajax
3 2 (5.56%) CoreMedia
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) Middleware
3 2 (5.56%) RESTful
3 2 (5.56%) XSL
3 2 (5.56%) XSLT
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) EPoS
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) ITSM
3 9 (25.00%) Service Management
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
6 6 (16.67%) B2B
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) ERP
7 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
8 4 (11.11%) Dependency Management
8 4 (11.11%) Presales
8 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (8.33%) Change Management
9 3 (8.33%) Logistics
10 2 (5.56%) Content Management
10 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.56%) Project Management
10 2 (5.56%) TDD
10 2 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) ABAP
2 4 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (5.56%) CDISC
1 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.56%) GxP
1 2 (5.56%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) SAP
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Informatica
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Talend