Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 115 126
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11 -57
Contract jobs citing Release Management 23 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.92% 0.66% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.76% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 10
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +17.26%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £313
90th Percentile £538 £750 £500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
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 2,190 1,849 2,597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 87.81% 87.26% 87.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,500 1,244 1,812
Leeds median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £288
90th Percentile £538 £556 £576
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 18 44
Leeds median hourly rate £38.75 £13.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +187.04% -11.48% -4.69%
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.01 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.00 £32.85 £21.58
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -12.90% -11.43%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 12 (52.17%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
4 7 (30.43%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 6 (26.09%) PHP
5 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
5 6 (26.09%) QA
5 6 (26.09%) Clustering
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (26.09%) SaaS
5 6 (26.09%) PaaS
5 6 (26.09%) High Availability
5 6 (26.09%) Puppet
5 6 (26.09%) F5
5 6 (26.09%) IaaS
5 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
5 6 (26.09%) Docker
5 6 (26.09%) Salt
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) Mesos
5 6 (26.09%) Software Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) Marathon
5 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (21.74%) Data Centre

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 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (26.09%) IaaS
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (26.09%) PaaS
1 6 (26.09%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Java Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum Master
3 3 (13.04%) Java Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) CRM Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Spring
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) Kafka
3 1 (4.35%) MyBatis
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) High Availability
4 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
4 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
4 6 (26.09%) Software Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
6 4 (17.39%) Microservices
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) ITSM
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) PHP
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Marathon
1 6 (26.09%) Mesos
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
1 6 (26.09%) Salt
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) CFEngine
2 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) F5
2 5 (21.74%) Brocade
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle