Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 135 146
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 -51
Contract jobs citing Release Management 40 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.19% 0.43% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.50% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 6 20
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £513 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +24.24% +10.00%
10th Percentile £327 £388 £313
90th Percentile £538 £750 £489
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £470 £425
% change year-on-year -9.57% +10.59% +19.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £11.50 -
% change year-on-year +85.43% - -

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 2,983 2,417 3,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.39% 86.97% 86.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,015 1,615 2,311
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £293 £283 £285
90th Percentile £538 £550 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 47 59
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -13.79% -17.14%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.00 £31.18 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.61 £13.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +58.54% -17.46% -5.80%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +5 31 £425 -17.48% 4
Halifax +6 7 £356 -30.20%
Bradford -3 2 - - 1
Release Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 14 (35.00%) Project Management
3 11 (27.50%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (25.00%) PaaS
4 10 (25.00%) Puppet
4 10 (25.00%) IaaS
4 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (25.00%) PHP
4 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (25.00%) Salt
5 9 (22.50%) SaaS
5 9 (22.50%) ITIL
6 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (15.00%) Service Management
7 6 (15.00%) Finance
7 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (15.00%) High Availability
8 5 (12.50%) F5
8 5 (12.50%) CFEngine
8 5 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 5 (12.50%) OpenStack

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 5 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (25.00%) IaaS
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (25.00%) PaaS
2 9 (22.50%) SaaS
3 5 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Python Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Release Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Scrum Master
4 3 (7.50%) Cutover Manager
4 3 (7.50%) SAP Cutover Manager
4 3 (7.50%) SAP Manager
4 3 (7.50%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Service Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) React
2 1 (2.50%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 14 (35.00%) Project Management
3 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (22.50%) ITIL
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.00%) High Availability
7 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (15.00%) Service Management
8 5 (12.50%) Change Management
8 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 5 (12.50%) Release Automation
8 5 (12.50%) Software Architecture
9 4 (10.00%) DevOps
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.50%) Line Management
10 3 (7.50%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) PHP
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.50%) Go
4 5 (12.50%) Perl
4 5 (12.50%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Puppet
1 10 (25.00%) Salt
2 5 (12.50%) Ansible
2 5 (12.50%) CFEngine
2 5 (12.50%) Marathon
2 5 (12.50%) Mesos
2 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Brocade
1 5 (12.50%) F5
1 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow