Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Release Manager was £349 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 120 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - +136
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 10 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.32% 0.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
East Midlands median daily rate £349 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.94% - -
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £46.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3017 3100 3178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 95.23% 96.15% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1851 1866 1847
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.27% +5.52% +6.62%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £210
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 115 171
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.73 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% - -6.90%
10th Percentile £10.30 £9.55 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.72 £36.00 £30.00
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Release Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in the East Midlands

Release Manager
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 Manager in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Manager in the East Midlands

Release Manager
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 Manager within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 July 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 +4 6 £335 -25.56%
Nottinghamshire 0 4 £425 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Release Management
3 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) IVR
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (10.00%) Genesys
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery Management

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) IVR
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Release Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Genesys