Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 24 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 32 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 +7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.27% 3.47% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 4.22% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Suffolk median daily rate - £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +81.82% -51.79%
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.17 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +0.50% -4.35% +11.29%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 256 379 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 81.01% 82.21% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 229 251
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £263
90th Percentile £573 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Suffolk median hourly rate £19.75 £18.39 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.42% +41.42% -
10th Percentile £11.27 £13.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £36.63 £43.75 £16.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.56% +35.45% -1.56%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Suffolk

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Suffolk

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Suffolk

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 6 months to 24 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
Ipswich -1 4 - -
Release Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) PMO
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) Planview
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) PMBOK
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Product Breakdown Structure
4 1 (25.00%) Proactive Management

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Proactive Management
4 1 (25.00%) Product Breakdown Structure
4 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PMO
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Planview