Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Release Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 141 129
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 11 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.37% 0.13% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.13% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 8
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% - -
10th Percentile £271 £463 £421
90th Percentile £460 £488 £534
England median daily rate £466 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -1.84% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £34.95

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,852 3,037 3,013
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.99% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,774 1,917 1,763
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £205 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £519
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 136 175
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.98 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.98% - -3.57%
10th Percentile £9.53 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.38 £33.90
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Manager in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 January 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 +9 7 £406 -14.47% 2
Northamptonshire - 2 £415 - 3
Leicestershire - 1 £300 -
Release Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
4 3 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) User Experience
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (9.09%) SFIA
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Data Security
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Data Security
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP