Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Release Manager was £850 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 November 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 of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 163 196
Rank change year-on-year -39 +33 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 3 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.059% 0.58% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.61% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 5
East of England median daily rate £850 £499 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.43% +5.00% +23.38%
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £46.00
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 of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4766 4625 5655
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.93% 95.74% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2740 2671 3312
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 368 536
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.88 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.71% +4.49% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.36 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in the East of England

Release Manager
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 Manager in the East of England.

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

Release Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Manager in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Release Manager
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 Manager in the East of England.

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

Release Manager
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 Manager within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 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
Hertfordshire - 2 £850 -
Bedfordshire -9 1 £470 -12.56% 1
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 of England region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Management
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) SAP PP
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
1 2 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP PP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (66.67%) Business Transformation
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP