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 28 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 Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 40 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.95% 2.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £525 £369 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.37% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £399
% change year-on-year +12.66% -6.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £34.25 £20.59
% change year-on-year -42.59% +66.32%  

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 365 417 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 86.70% 85.28% 86.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 866 917
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £630 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 5
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -68.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.44 £27.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £18.75 £53.85
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 Nottinghamshire

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire.

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 28 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
Nottingham -6 4 £525 +42.37% 1
Release Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) VMS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) EPoS
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Release Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) VMS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Consul
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle