Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 6 months to 25 February 2018 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 127 147
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -69
Contract jobs citing Release Management 34 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.06% 0.84% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.00% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 17
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £563 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +44.23% -1.27%
10th Percentile £305 £351 £325
90th Percentile £539 £750 £473
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £550 £390
% change year-on-year -22.73% +41.03% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £11.50 -
% change year-on-year +100.65% - -

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,736 2,505 3,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 85.31% 84.63% 84.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,850 1,629 2,352
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £268
90th Percentile £545 £550 £569
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £391
% change year-on-year - +2.24% +8.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 62 90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £15.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -5.28% -8.45%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.80 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.40 £25.79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +34.54% -0.90% -6.25%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in West Yorkshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in West Yorkshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in West Yorkshire

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in West Yorkshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Leeds -2 28 £475 -15.56% 7
Halifax - 5 £356 - 1
Release Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) Linux
4 9 (26.47%) Finance
5 8 (23.53%) Project Management
5 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 8 (23.53%) Puppet
5 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
6 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
6 7 (20.59%) Salt
6 7 (20.59%) F5
6 7 (20.59%) High Availability
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.59%) PHP
6 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
6 7 (20.59%) Clustering
7 6 (17.65%) Scrum
7 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 6 (17.65%) QA
7 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
7 6 (17.65%) Retail Banking
7 6 (17.65%) Docker
8 5 (14.71%) IaaS
8 5 (14.71%) Mesos
8 5 (14.71%) Marathon

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) IaaS
2 5 (14.71%) PaaS
3 4 (11.76%) SaaS
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Essbase
2 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) MSTest
3 1 (2.94%) NUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) VersaTest
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Retail Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Java Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Essbase Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Java Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Scrum Master
3 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Project Implementation Manager
4 2 (5.88%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Spring
2 4 (11.76%) Spring Boot
2 4 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) OAuth
3 2 (5.88%) SAML
4 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) Kafka
4 1 (2.94%) MyBatis
4 1 (2.94%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Clustering
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (32.35%) Configuration Management
2 8 (23.53%) Project Management
3 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (20.59%) High Availability
3 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
3 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
3 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
4 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.76%) Microservices
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Data Management
7 3 (8.82%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) PHP
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 7 (20.59%) Salt
3 5 (14.71%) Marathon
3 5 (14.71%) Mesos
4 4 (11.76%) Ansible
5 3 (8.82%) CFEngine
5 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) F5
2 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.76%) Brocade
3 4 (11.76%) Hyperion
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) VMware