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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
South East / West Sussex
Rank 63 55 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.19% 1.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 2.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £288 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.68% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
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 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 450 532 431
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.21% 88.81% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 322 267
Median daily rate £425 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £45.87 £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +7.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 1 £288 -24.09%
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 13 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SSADM
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Release Management
Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SSADM
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA