Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 134 150
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 -30
Contract jobs citing Release Management 21 45 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.69% 1.26% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.46% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 30
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £506 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.17% +33.22% +8.57%
10th Percentile £323 £363 £263
90th Percentile £548 £668 £440
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £525 £380
% change year-on-year -9.52% +38.16% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 - -

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 2578 3083 3797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.97% 86.17% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1778 2021 2613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 63 110
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.58 £10.26 £9.24
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £40.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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
Leeds -10 18 £475 -13.64% 5
Bradford +14 2 - - 2
Release Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (19.05%) Puppet
5 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) Hyperion
5 4 (19.05%) Essbase
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Retail
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) NUnit
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) 3G
6 3 (14.29%) DNS
6 3 (14.29%) Unix

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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) 3G
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) SSH
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Essbase
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) MSTest
3 3 (14.29%) NUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Essbase Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Software Release Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Build Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) OAuth
2 2 (9.52%) SAML
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) Kafka
3 1 (4.76%) MyBatis
3 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
2 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Kanban
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
6 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) ITSM
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Ansible
3 2 (9.52%) CFEngine
3 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) Salt
4 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Hyperion
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) Brocade
5 1 (4.76%) Sun