Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 115 128
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 -31
Contract jobs citing Release Management 29 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.31% 1.25% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.45% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 14
Leeds median daily rate £475 £575 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +51.32% +24.59%
10th Percentile £316 £334 £298
90th Percentile £546 £746 £400
West Yorkshire median daily rate £428 £563 £380
% change year-on-year -24.00% +48.03% +8.57%
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 1,873 2,067 2,667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 84.87% 86.16% 86.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,311 1,365 1,818
Leeds median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +12.60%
10th Percentile £270 £270 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 58
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.19% -10.74% +7.67%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.63 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.98 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%

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 19 January 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 19 January 2018, 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 12 (41.38%) Java
1 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Software Delivery
4 7 (24.14%) Puppet
5 6 (20.69%) F5
5 6 (20.69%) High Availability
5 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
5 6 (20.69%) Salt
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
5 6 (20.69%) QA
5 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
5 6 (20.69%) Clustering
5 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) PHP
5 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.24%) Docker
6 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
6 5 (17.24%) Spring
7 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (13.79%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) .NET

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 (6.90%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) IaaS
2 4 (13.79%) PaaS
3 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (10.34%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) 3G
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Essbase
1 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) MSTest
3 3 (10.34%) NUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Java Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Essbase Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Java Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Release Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Scrum Master
3 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Software Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Software Release Manager
5 1 (3.45%) CRM Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Spring
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) OAuth
4 2 (6.90%) SAML
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) Kafka
5 1 (3.45%) MyBatis
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.69%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Software Delivery
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.69%) High Availability
3 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
3 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) Microservices
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.34%) Kanban
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 6 (20.69%) Salt
3 4 (13.79%) Ansible
3 4 (13.79%) Marathon
3 4 (13.79%) Mesos
4 3 (10.34%) CFEngine
4 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) F5
2 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Brocade
4 3 (10.34%) Hyperion
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) Juniper
5 2 (6.90%) VMware