Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 173 157
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 -6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 45 13 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.91% 0.31% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.36% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 53
Yorkshire median daily rate £411 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.36% -4.44% +18.42%
10th Percentile £341 £210 £314
90th Percentile £519 £520 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.12 - -
England median hourly rate £24.08 £26.61 £30.00
% change year-on-year -9.49% -11.32% +48.63%

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 4,309 3,587 5,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.40% 84.98% 86.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,897 2,356 3,400
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +12.36%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £275
90th Percentile £539 £550 £555
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 89 111
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.04% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.42 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.25 £38.70 £42.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.51% - +8.60%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +9 39 £419 -17.89% 13
South Yorkshire +3 6 £314 - 2
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 10 (22.22%) Project Management
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (20.00%) Change Management
3 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (20.00%) Release Automation
4 8 (17.78%) Migration
5 7 (15.56%) Service Management
5 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.56%) PHP
5 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
5 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (15.56%) PaaS
5 7 (15.56%) Puppet
5 7 (15.56%) IaaS
5 7 (15.56%) Salt
6 6 (13.33%) DevOps
6 6 (13.33%) Service Design
6 6 (13.33%) SaaS
6 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.11%) Perl
7 5 (11.11%) Python
7 5 (11.11%) CFEngine
7 5 (11.11%) OpenStack
7 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell

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%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.56%) IaaS
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.56%) PaaS
3 6 (13.33%) SaaS
4 5 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (8.89%) Office 365
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (4.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SAP HANA
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.44%) git-flow
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Release Manager
2 8 (17.78%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) IT Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.89%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Cutover Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) SAP Cutover Manager
6 3 (6.67%) SAP Manager
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Engagement Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Service Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) JSON
1 2 (4.44%) OAuth
1 2 (4.44%) REST
1 2 (4.44%) SOAP
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
1 2 (4.44%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) React
2 1 (2.22%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
1 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 10 (22.22%) Project Management
3 9 (20.00%) Change Management
3 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (20.00%) Release Automation
4 8 (17.78%) Migration
5 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.56%) Service Management
5 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.33%) DevOps
6 6 (13.33%) Service Design
7 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.11%) Software Architecture
8 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Email Migration
8 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Identification
9 3 (6.67%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) PHP
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.11%) Go
4 5 (11.11%) Perl
4 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.11%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GDPR
1 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Puppet
1 7 (15.56%) Salt
2 5 (11.11%) Ansible
2 5 (11.11%) CFEngine
2 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.44%) Marathon
3 2 (4.44%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) HP
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) Brocade
3 2 (4.44%) F5
3 2 (4.44%) NetApp
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow