The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 25 June 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 of England / Norfolk
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 33 34
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 1.73% 0.94% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.16% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £35.50 £20.59
% change year-on-year -44.61% +72.39%  

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 Norfolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 142 173 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 82.08% 81.22% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 123 105
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.88 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.28% -30.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Norfolk

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

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 Norfolk region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Norwich +3 3 £400 +3.22% 1
Release Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) JMS
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Java EE
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (50.00%) Mockito
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) MarkLogic
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MarkLogic
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Mockito
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) Java EE
1 3 (50.00%) JMS
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) XForms
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java