The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Basingstoke region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 32 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.36% - 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 180 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 74.66% 74.07% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 110 61
Average daily rate £380 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.08 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £33.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Release Management
Hampshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) iSeries
3 2 (28.57%) Scalability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Games
3 2 (28.57%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (28.57%) Endeca
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Coremetrics
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Build Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Build Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Build and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Scalability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Endeca
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Coremetrics
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat