Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 124 118
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 33 12 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.38% 0.55% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.62% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 34
Leeds median daily rate £413 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +2.70% +21.71%
10th Percentile £385 £346 £329
90th Percentile £538 £536 £668
West Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £475 £460
% change year-on-year -11.05% +3.26% +21.05%
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 2,135 1,924 2,476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.03% 88.10% 89.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,490 1,358 1,676
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £294
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 39
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +22.22% -2.16%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.98 £28.97 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -3.33%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Release Automation
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 7 (21.21%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Python
6 5 (15.15%) Perl
6 5 (15.15%) PHP
6 5 (15.15%) Service Management
6 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
6 5 (15.15%) Ruby
6 5 (15.15%) PaaS
6 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
6 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Puppet
6 5 (15.15%) CFEngine
6 5 (15.15%) OpenStack
6 5 (15.15%) IaaS
6 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
6 5 (15.15%) Go
6 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (15.15%) Ansible

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 (15.15%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (15.15%) IaaS
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (15.15%) PaaS
2 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Release Manager
2 10 (30.30%) IT Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Python Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Contracts Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Cutover Manager
5 4 (12.12%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Cutover Manager
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Engagement Manager
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Change Manager
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Service Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Node.js
2 1 (3.03%) Pixi.js
2 1 (3.03%) React
2 1 (3.03%) Redux
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Release Automation
3 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) DevOps
6 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) Service Management
6 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Change Management
7 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) ERP
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Identification
8 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.09%) ITSM
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.09%) Strategic Management
8 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
1 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
2 5 (15.15%) Go
2 5 (15.15%) Perl
2 5 (15.15%) PHP
2 5 (15.15%) Python
2 5 (15.15%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Ansible
1 5 (15.15%) CFEngine
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
1 5 (15.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow