Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 17 July 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
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 127 119
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 -37
Contract jobs citing Release Management 27 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.06% 0.28% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.31% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 27
Leeds median daily rate £425 £515 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.48% +21.18% +17.24%
10th Percentile £342 £392 £325
90th Percentile £520 £705 £560
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £513 £425
% change year-on-year -20.00% +20.59% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,286 1,914 2,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.61% 88.86% 89.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,590 1,327 1,856
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -2.79% +17.56%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 13 35
Leeds median hourly rate £21.50 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.98% +22.00% -18.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.78 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.80 £37.43 £19.59
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +34.62% -10.34% -13.28%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Leeds

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Leeds

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Leeds

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
3 8 (29.63%) Project Management
3 8 (29.63%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
4 7 (25.93%) PaaS
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (25.93%) Puppet
4 7 (25.93%) PHP
4 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) IaaS
4 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 7 (25.93%) Salt
4 7 (25.93%) Release Automation
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 6 (22.22%) SaaS
6 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
6 5 (18.52%) Software Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (18.52%) Ruby
6 5 (18.52%) Python
6 5 (18.52%) Perl
6 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (18.52%) Ansible
6 5 (18.52%) Go
6 5 (18.52%) CFEngine
6 5 (18.52%) OpenStack

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (18.52%) OpenStack
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (25.93%) IaaS
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (25.93%) PaaS
2 6 (22.22%) SaaS
3 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Release Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Python Developer
4 4 (14.81%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum Master
4 4 (14.81%) Service Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Cutover Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) SAP Cutover Manager
5 3 (11.11%) SAP Manager
5 3 (11.11%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Engagement Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) React
2 1 (3.70%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (29.63%) Project Management
4 7 (25.93%) Release Automation
4 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) Software Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Service Management
8 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Change Management
8 3 (11.11%) ERP
8 3 (11.11%) ITSM
8 3 (11.11%) Line Management
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.11%) SFIA
8 3 (11.11%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) PHP
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
4 5 (18.52%) Go
4 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 5 (18.52%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
1 7 (25.93%) Salt
2 5 (18.52%) Ansible
2 5 (18.52%) CFEngine
2 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Marathon
3 2 (7.41%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Brocade
2 2 (7.41%) F5
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow