Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 58 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.36% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.25% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Leicestershire median daily rate £400 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £310
90th Percentile £483 £325 £330
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £375 £362
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.59% +14.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £15.00

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 462 403 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 82.35% 75.33% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 257 210
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £249 £131 £150
90th Percentile £526 £500 £513
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 22
Leicestershire median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% -4.13% -24.38%
10th Percentile £8.44 £9.70 £10.10
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £40.78
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +10.71% -15.15% +6.45%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Leicestershire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Leicestershire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Leicestershire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 £500 - 1
Release Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Talend
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Build and Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Build Manager
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Release Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Talend