Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 February 2019 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 72 87
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 -8
Contract jobs citing Release Management 11 19 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.18% 2.07% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.36% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 33
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £519 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.53% +48.21% +18.64%
10th Percentile £263 £336 £303
90th Percentile £558 £665 £471
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £519 £350
% change year-on-year -32.53% +48.21% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 804 806 1,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.45% 87.99% 90.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 591 1,214
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £261 £268
90th Percentile £563 £588 £532
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 46
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.25 £15.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.97% -44.64% +38.27%
10th Percentile £9.01 £9.16 £11.59
90th Percentile £45.90 £37.25 £41.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.64 £15.00 £26.58
% change year-on-year -9.07% -43.56% +36.28%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Change Management
4 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
4 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
5 5 (45.45%) SLA
6 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
7 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
7 3 (27.27%) Kanban
7 3 (27.27%) QA
7 3 (27.27%) Confluence
7 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) Service Management
7 3 (27.27%) DevOps
7 3 (27.27%) Line Management
7 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 3 (27.27%) Coaching
7 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
7 3 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (18.18%) Community of Practice
8 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 1 (9.09%) OpenID
9 1 (9.09%) WCF

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (27.27%) Confluence
1 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Delivery Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Performance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) OpenID
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Change Management
4 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
5 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
6 3 (27.27%) Coaching
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Kanban
6 3 (27.27%) Line Management
6 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
2 3 (27.27%) QA