Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 October 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 166 150
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 +26
Contract jobs citing Release Management 45 16 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.91% 0.38% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.45% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 49
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.63% +2.70% +21.71%
10th Percentile £365 £226 £324
90th Percentile £520 £534 £678
England median daily rate £475 £450 £436
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.15% +2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 - -
England median hourly rate £24.50 £27.30 £32.40
% change year-on-year -10.27% -15.73% +54.29%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,278 3,594 4,805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.79% 84.66% 85.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,881 2,389 3,167
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £539
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 86 124
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.06 £10.58
90th Percentile £43.25 £28.03 £40.85
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Yorkshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Yorkshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Yorkshire

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Yorkshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
West Yorkshire +13 40 £420 -11.58% 9
South Yorkshire - 4 £314 - 1
North Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) Release Automation
4 10 (22.22%) DevOps
4 10 (22.22%) ITIL
4 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (17.78%) Project Management
6 8 (17.78%) Migration
7 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.56%) Service Management
7 7 (15.56%) Change Management
7 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
8 6 (13.33%) Puppet
8 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (13.33%) Ansible
8 6 (13.33%) Docker
9 5 (11.11%) Go
9 5 (11.11%) Salt
9 5 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 5 (11.11%) Ruby
9 5 (11.11%) CFEngine
9 5 (11.11%) OpenStack
9 5 (11.11%) IaaS
9 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (11.11%) Software Architecture

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.89%) Confluence
2 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (11.11%) IaaS
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) PaaS
3 4 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.89%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (8.89%) Office 365
3 4 (8.89%) SaaS
3 4 (8.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.67%) SAP HANA
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.89%) Bitbucket
3 4 (8.89%) git-flow
3 4 (8.89%) JIRA
4 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.44%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Release Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) IT Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Contracts Manager
5 4 (8.89%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Cutover Manager
6 3 (6.67%) SAP Cutover Manager
6 3 (6.67%) SAP Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Service Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) JSON
1 4 (8.89%) OAuth
1 4 (8.89%) REST
1 4 (8.89%) SOAP
1 4 (8.89%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) Pixi.js
3 1 (2.22%) React
3 1 (2.22%) Redux
3 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (8.89%) PKI
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
1 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Release Automation
3 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (22.22%) DevOps
3 10 (22.22%) ITIL
4 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.78%) Migration
5 8 (17.78%) Project Management
6 7 (15.56%) Change Management
6 7 (15.56%) Service Management
6 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 5 (11.11%) Software Architecture
9 4 (8.89%) Data Extraction
9 4 (8.89%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.89%) Microservices
9 4 (8.89%) Service Design
9 4 (8.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.11%) Go
3 5 (11.11%) Perl
3 5 (11.11%) PHP
3 5 (11.11%) Python
3 5 (11.11%) Ruby
4 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.44%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) MCP
1 1 (2.22%) MCSA
1 1 (2.22%) MCSE
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Ansible
1 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (13.33%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) CFEngine
2 5 (11.11%) Salt
3 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) NetApp
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow