Period
to 17 November 2017

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 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 161 173
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -36
Contract jobs citing Release Management 19 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.98% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.17% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 42 42
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £538 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +41.45% +1.33%
10th Percentile £351 £363 £258
90th Percentile £588 £686 £461
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 - -
England median hourly rate £26.05 £32.40 £19.50
% change year-on-year -19.59% +66.15% -40.00%

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 3675 4622 5165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.43% 84.14% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2446 3020 3557
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 130 176
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.11% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £35.40
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 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
West Yorkshire -8 17 £475 -13.64% 5
South Yorkshire +9 2 - - 1
Release Management
England

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

1 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (21.05%) Puppet
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) MSTest
6 3 (15.79%) High Availability
6 3 (15.79%) Kanban
6 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (15.79%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Ansible
6 3 (15.79%) 3G
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Hyperion
6 3 (15.79%) Unix
6 3 (15.79%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.79%) Essbase

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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) 3G
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) SSH
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) Intranet
5 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Essbase
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) MSTest
3 3 (15.79%) NUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Release Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Essbase Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Software Release Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) OAuth
2 2 (10.53%) SAML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) Kafka
3 1 (5.26%) MyBatis
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) Kanban
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.53%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Groovy
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Ansible
3 2 (10.53%) CFEngine
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Salt
4 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Hyperion
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) Sun