The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 22 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 14 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.49% - 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.93% - 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Average daily rate
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£365 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+40.83% -25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 132 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 79.22% 70.97% 84.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 71 121
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 10
Average hourly rate £19.13 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +51.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £13.50 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £37.50 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management.

1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
3 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (37.50%) System Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) AIX
6 4 (25.00%) Solaris
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) MS Project
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (25.00%) XAML
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
6 4 (25.00%) Security Management
6 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (25.00%) MS Project
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 2 (12.50%) TestComplete
4 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Development Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) iSeries
4 2 (12.50%) AS400
5 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) AIX
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) System Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (25.00%) Security Management
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) XAML
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Endeca
2 3 (18.75%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) Coremetrics
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle