Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 164 115
Rank change year-on-year -2 -49 +37
Contract jobs citing Release Management 40 47 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.80% 0.92% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.09% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 46
East of England median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £273 £313 £253
90th Percentile £496 £565 £525
England median daily rate £460 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -0.54% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.27% +0.75% -4.35%
England median hourly rate £24.08 £26.61 £32.40
% change year-on-year -9.49% -17.89% +56.22%

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 4,256 4,327 3,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.38% 84.74% 82.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,515 2,500 2,288
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 257 320
East of England median hourly rate £17.97 £33.33 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.08% +5.81% +29.55%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.94 £12.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.04 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 16 £416 +23.33% 4
Essex -29 10 £463 -2.63% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 8 £438 +20.69% 2
Bedfordshire +7 3 £400 -13.04% 1
Suffolk -5 3 £425 - 1
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (27.50%) QA
3 11 (27.50%) Data Quality
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (25.00%) People Management
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (25.00%) Service Management
5 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) ITIL
6 8 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
7 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (17.50%) REST
8 6 (15.00%) Analytics
8 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (15.00%) JIRA
8 6 (15.00%) Scrum
8 6 (15.00%) Web Services
9 5 (12.50%) ETL
9 5 (12.50%) Windows
9 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 5 (12.50%) Middleware
9 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical

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 3 (7.50%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.50%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.50%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) GitHub
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) LAN
1 2 (5.00%) NAS
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
1 2 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.00%) Amazon Aurora
4 4 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 4 (10.00%) MySQL
4 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.50%) OLAP
7 1 (2.50%) OLTP
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) GitLab
2 4 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) Ant
4 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) Maven
4 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Publishing
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Business Intelligence Lead
1 9 (22.50%) Team Leader
2 6 (15.00%) Service Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Release Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Transition Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) AWS Architect
6 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (5.00%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Talend Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) REST
2 6 (15.00%) Web Services
3 5 (12.50%) Middleware
4 4 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 4 (10.00%) SOAP
5 3 (7.50%) .NET
6 2 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) HTML
7 1 (2.50%) jQuery
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (25.00%) People Management
2 10 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 10 (25.00%) Service Management
3 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) Problem Management
6 6 (15.00%) Analytics
6 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 5 (12.50%) ETL
7 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 5 (12.50%) Information Architecture
7 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) Data Quality
1 11 (27.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
3 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.00%) VMware NSX
1 2 (5.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
1 2 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (5.00%) vCenter Server
1 2 (5.00%) vRealize
1 2 (5.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (2.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Talend
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) F5
4 2 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards