Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 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 of England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 165 111
Rank change year-on-year +1 -54 +46
Contract jobs citing Release Management 43 44 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.84% 0.87% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.02% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 46
East of England median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £256 £313 £250
90th Percentile £486 £556 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.55% -25.00%
England median hourly rate £24.50 £28.00 £32.40
% change year-on-year -12.51% -13.58% +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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,347 4,320 4,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.15% 85.06% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,547 2,488 2,314
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £549
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 264 327
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.15% +12.04% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.44 £12.00 £13.65
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.26 £46.85
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in the East of England

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Release Management in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in the East of England

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in the East of England

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in the East of England

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 19 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
Hertfordshire +6 20 £415 -9.29% 4
Essex -17 9 £263 -37.87% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 7 £438 +20.69% 8
Suffolk -9 4 £425 - 1
Bedfordshire +7 3 £348 -22.78% 3
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 of England region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 16 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (32.56%) QA
3 13 (30.23%) Data Quality
4 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (27.91%) People Management
4 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (27.91%) Project Planning
4 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.58%) Service Management
6 9 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (20.93%) Change Management
7 8 (18.60%) SQL
7 8 (18.60%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
8 7 (16.28%) Project Management
8 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
9 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.95%) Windows
9 6 (13.95%) Web Services
9 6 (13.95%) Finance
10 5 (11.63%) ETL
10 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
10 5 (11.63%) REST
10 5 (11.63%) System Integration Testing

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (2.33%) CMS
1 1 (2.33%) Confluence
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.33%) SAS
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.33%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) NAS
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.30%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.98%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (6.98%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (6.98%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.98%) MySQL
6 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.33%) OLAP
8 1 (2.33%) OLTP
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.33%) SAP HANA
8 1 (2.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.98%) GitLab
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
1 3 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.65%) NUnit
2 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.33%) Ant
3 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.98%) Publishing
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Local Government
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence Lead
1 11 (25.58%) Team Leader
2 5 (11.63%) Developer
2 5 (11.63%) Service Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) Release Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Transition Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Angular Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Service Design Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Web Services
2 5 (11.63%) REST
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 3 (6.98%) jQuery
4 3 (6.98%) SOAP
4 3 (6.98%) XML
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Core
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.65%) Ajax
5 2 (4.65%) DHTML
5 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.65%) Middleware
5 2 (4.65%) RESTful
5 2 (4.65%) XSL
6 1 (2.33%) J2EE
6 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) CMDB
4 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (27.91%) People Management
2 12 (27.91%) Project Planning
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Service Management
4 9 (20.93%) Change Management
4 9 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL
6 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
6 7 (16.28%) Project Management
7 5 (11.63%) ETL
7 5 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Analytics
8 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.30%) Information Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
8 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.98%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) QA
2 13 (30.23%) Data Quality
3 3 (6.98%) SLA
4 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware NSX
1 2 (4.65%) vSphere
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
1 2 (4.65%) vRealize
1 2 (4.65%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Talend
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.65%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) Civica
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Informatica
4 1 (2.33%) SAP