The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 25 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +23 -  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.24% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £445 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.73% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £35.50 £20.59
% change year-on-year -44.61% +72.39%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 419 651 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.93% 88.93% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 403 301
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +3.00%  
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in West Sussex

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in West Sussex

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 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
Crawley - 3 £350 - 1
Gatwick - 2 £385 -
Release Management
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) CMDB
3 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (42.86%) Transition Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Control
3 3 (42.86%) PMO
4 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Maximo
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) OpenText
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Documentum
4 2 (28.57%) ETL

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (28.57%) Documentum
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Environment And Release Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Release Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Developer
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CMDB
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Content Management
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Transition Management
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) OpenText
1 2 (28.57%) SAP