Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 November 2017 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 83 85
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 +17
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.65% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.85% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £297 £378 £425
90th Percentile £495 £510 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.17 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +0.50% -4.35% +11.29%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1244 1058 1233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.21% 76.61% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 611 623
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £565
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 55 98
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.94% +47.62% +31.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.42 £8.93
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £41.80
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +25.90% +3.65%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Hertfordshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Hertfordshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Hertfordshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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
Watford -7 3 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £500 -
Royston - 1 £270 -
Release Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) DataPower
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 3 (50.00%) API Development
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Boomi
4 2 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (33.33%) SAP HCM
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (33.33%) SAP HCM
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Boomi
1 2 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Developer
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Change and Release Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Release Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) DataPower
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) API Development
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) hybris