The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 3 months to 29 March 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 90 87
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 10 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.76% 0.95% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.14% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 4
Median daily rate £375 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% +12.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1066 1496 1271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.70% 83.53% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 900 680
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Release Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Manchester

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Manchester

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Manchester

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £375 -
Release Management
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 20 (68.97%) ITIL
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) DevOps
4 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
4 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
4 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (34.48%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
5 10 (34.48%) ITIL V3
5 10 (34.48%) ServiceNow
5 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
5 10 (34.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (34.48%) QA
5 10 (34.48%) Issue Tracking
6 9 (31.03%) Web 2.0
7 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
8 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (20.69%) ISEB
9 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
10 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Selenium
10 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
10 5 (17.24%) LDAP
10 5 (17.24%) Identity Management
10 5 (17.24%) Workflow
10 5 (17.24%) SDLC
11 4 (13.79%) Change Management
11 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
12 3 (10.34%) SAP

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Drupal
2 1 (3.45%) iPlanet
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) SilverStripe
2 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 3 (10.34%) Banking
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) ServiceNow Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Service Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Release Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Graduate
5 2 (6.90%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Graduate
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Release Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
1 10 (34.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Web 2.0
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Solaris
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) ITIL
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) DevOps
4 10 (34.48%) Issue Tracking
4 10 (34.48%) ITIL V3
4 10 (34.48%) Scrum
5 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
6 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
7 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.24%) Identity Management
8 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
8 5 (17.24%) SDLC
8 5 (17.24%) Workflow
9 4 (13.79%) Change Management
10 3 (10.34%) Escalation Management
10 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
10 3 (10.34%) Service Management
10 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) C++
3 2 (6.90%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) ISEB
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) ServiceNow
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Northgate
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Snow
4 1 (3.45%) Cramer
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Zend
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