Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Release Manager was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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 Manager
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 101 79
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22 -
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.27% 0.57% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.58% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
West Sussex median daily rate £385 £363 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -25.64% -
10th Percentile £365 £306 £425
90th Percentile £401 £443 £500
South East median daily rate £431 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +1.47% -4.49% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1057 1385 1027
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 96.27% 97.95% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 818 676
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +11.52%
10th Percentile £281 £229 £226
90th Percentile £538 £527 £514
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 43
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +71.88% +1.59%
10th Percentile £12.29 £11.75 £11.07
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.05 £49.90
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11% +2.21%

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Release Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in West Sussex

Release Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Manager in West Sussex

Release Manager
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 Manager within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Crawley -4 1 £375 +3.45%
Gatwick - 1 £395 -
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Release Manager 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 across the West Sussex region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (100.00%) Transition Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) PMO
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Release Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Transition Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PMO
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP