The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 30 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 21 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.96% 1.04% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 1.35% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 95 74 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 78.51% 77.08% 76.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 48
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 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 Watford region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Boomi
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (66.67%) API Development
2 4 (66.67%) DataPower
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) SAP HCM
2 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (66.67%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Boomi
1 4 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (33.33%) G Suite
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Developer
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) DataPower
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) API Development
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) MuleSoft
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) WSO2