Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 82 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 +31
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 5 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.71% 0.58% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.66% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 72
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £525 £463 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +56.78% -4.84%
10th Percentile £410 £255 £225
90th Percentile £563 £625 £465
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £463 £295
% change year-on-year +13.51% +56.78% -4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
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 754 759 1,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.81% 87.54% 88.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 546 1,423
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.63% +11.79% -14.63%
10th Percentile £295 £257 £225
90th Percentile £588 £556 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 84
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.75 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.87% +10.71% +44.14%
10th Percentile £9.01 £10.63 £15.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £48.92 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £23.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -36.64% -16.07% +51.35%

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 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 21 November 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) VMS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (33.33%) DC/OS
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Mesosphere
4 2 (33.33%) Terraform
4 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS

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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) OpenID
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) DC/OS
1 2 (33.33%) Mesosphere
1 2 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft