The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 46 46
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.25% 1.60% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 1.91% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £310 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.63% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 343 472 350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 86.18% 83.99% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 241 179
Median daily rate £368 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.44% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
Median hourly rate £19.99 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.93% +3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £20.00 £50.00
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 Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Nottinghamshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire 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
Nottingham -1 1 £310 -43.63%
Release Management
East Midlands

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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle