Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Release Management Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 852 866
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Release Management Analyst 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
UK median daily rate £438 £625 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,011 91,868 102,819
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.80% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,133 59,980 65,551
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,784 3,231 3,883
UK median hourly rate £18.36 £18.00 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.01% -3.64% +13.21%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

Release Management Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Release Management Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management Analyst in the UK

Release Management Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management Analyst in the UK

Release Management Analyst
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
England +8 12 £438 -30.00% 1
London -23 12 £438 -30.00%

Release Management Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Release Management Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Release Management Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Release Management
1 12 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) PowerShell
3 10 (83.33%) DevOps
4 8 (66.67%) Investment Management
4 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) MiFID
5 4 (33.33%) High Availability
5 4 (33.33%) Docker
6 3 (25.00%) Maven
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Fintech
6 3 (25.00%) Splunk
7 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
7 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (8.33%) ITIL

Release Management Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Release Management
1 12 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (83.33%) DevOps
3 8 (66.67%) Investment Management
3 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle