Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 106 134
Rank change year-on-year -12 +28 -32
Contract jobs citing Release Management 14 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.63% 1.51% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.72% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 24
Leeds median daily rate £475 £550 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +44.74% +2.70%
10th Percentile £351 £400 £259
90th Percentile £588 £675 £400
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £550 £380
% change year-on-year -13.64% +44.74% +6.29%
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 1925 2273 2832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.01% 87.79% 87.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1536 1988
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £282 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 66
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £13.35 £10.20 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) Puppet
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) 3G
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) NUnit
5 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) MSTest
5 3 (21.43%) Ansible
6 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (14.29%) Salt
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery

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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) 3G
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Essbase
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) MSTest
3 3 (21.43%) NUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Release Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Essbase Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Release Manager
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Build Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) OAuth
2 2 (14.29%) SAML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Kafka
3 1 (7.14%) MyBatis
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Kanban
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Ansible
3 2 (14.29%) CFEngine
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Salt
4 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) VMware