Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 November 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 31 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.39% 3.47% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 4.17% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Staffordshire median daily rate - £462 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.50% -
West Midlands median daily rate £417 £459 £400
% change year-on-year -9.00% +14.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £30.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 210 360 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 81.40% 83.33% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 228 160
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £251 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +73.61% +15.20%
10th Percentile £12.22 £25.00 £9.10
90th Percentile £48.00 £55.50 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Staffordshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Staffordshire

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Staffordshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford -3 1 - -
Release Management
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP