Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 135 125
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 +24
Contract jobs citing Release Management 31 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.90% 0.76% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.87% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 35
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.63% +2.70% +21.71%
10th Percentile £378 £305 £363
90th Percentile £538 £543 £665
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £475 £525
% change year-on-year -13.16% -9.52% +38.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £23.08 -
% change year-on-year -28.49% - -

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 3,005 2,636 3,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.48% 86.57% 87.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,047 1,822 1,996
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 67 71
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +10.34% -4.13%
10th Percentile £11.18 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.90 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.53
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.10% +0.22%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +13 25 £405 -14.74% 2
Bradford -15 5 £400 - 2
Halifax -1 1 £415 +33.87%
Wakefield - 1 - -
Release Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) DevOps
3 7 (22.58%) Release Automation
4 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (19.35%) Docker
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (12.90%) Confluence
6 4 (12.90%) OAuth
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Data Extraction
6 4 (12.90%) SSH
6 4 (12.90%) PKI
6 4 (12.90%) Brocade
6 4 (12.90%) JSON
6 4 (12.90%) JIRA
6 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (12.90%) Firewall
6 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (12.90%) SAP
6 4 (12.90%) SOAP
6 4 (12.90%) XML
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) ERP

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 4 (12.90%) Confluence
1 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (12.90%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (12.90%) Serverless
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) SSH
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (12.90%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Bitbucket
1 4 (12.90%) git-flow
1 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Release Manager
2 6 (19.35%) IT Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Cutover Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SAP Cutover Manager
4 4 (12.90%) SAP Manager
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.23%) DBA
6 1 (3.23%) Engagement Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) JSON
1 4 (12.90%) OAuth
1 4 (12.90%) REST
1 4 (12.90%) SOAP
1 4 (12.90%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) Pixi.js
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.90%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) DevOps
3 7 (22.58%) Release Automation
4 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Data Extraction
6 4 (12.90%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (12.90%) ERP
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (12.90%) Microservices
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Brocade
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco
1 4 (12.90%) SAP
1 4 (12.90%) Splunk
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow