The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 94 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 19 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 1.49% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.92% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 23
Median daily rate £450 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +3.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £430 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £364 £408
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
Release Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1592 1979 1956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.68% 77.67% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 1058 1038
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 94 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.54 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.88% -8.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.47 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +8 7 £475 +90.95%
Reading +5 4 £403 +82.95% 1
Slough +4 1 £350 -17.64%
Newbury +3 1 £400 +110.52% 1
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) Software Delivery
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) High Availability
4 13 (25.49%) TDD
4 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
5 12 (23.53%) Pair Programming
5 12 (23.53%) Open Source
5 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
6 11 (21.57%) Confluence
6 11 (21.57%) Software Deployment
6 11 (21.57%) User Stories
6 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
6 11 (21.57%) JIRA
6 11 (21.57%) Windows
7 10 (19.61%) HP
7 10 (19.61%) Scrum
7 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
7 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
7 10 (19.61%) Kanban
7 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (17.65%) Software Distribution
8 9 (17.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 9 (17.65%) Intel Security
8 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 9 (17.65%) SMS
8 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 8 (15.69%) Perl
9 8 (15.69%) ITIL

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (21.57%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) Drupal
2 2 (3.92%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (3.92%) SilverStripe
3 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.96%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.96%) Perch
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon Kinesis
1 6 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) SMS
2 2 (3.92%) PBX
3 1 (1.96%) BGP
3 1 (1.96%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) FTP
3 1 (1.96%) FWSM
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) MPLS
3 1 (1.96%) NAS
3 1 (1.96%) NetScreen
3 1 (1.96%) RIP
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) SMTP
3 1 (1.96%) VLAN
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
2 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.57%) JIRA
3 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.76%) Gatling
5 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.92%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 4 (7.84%) Retail
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Security Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Web Applications Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Web Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) ClearCase Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) PBX Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Release Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.96%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Node.js
2 7 (13.73%) Web Services
3 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 6 (11.76%) CSS
3 6 (11.76%) CSS3
3 6 (11.76%) HTML
3 6 (11.76%) HTML5
3 6 (11.76%) LESS
3 6 (11.76%) REST
3 6 (11.76%) RESTful
3 6 (11.76%) Sass
4 5 (9.80%) .NET
5 2 (3.92%) J2EE
5 2 (3.92%) XML
5 2 (3.92%) XML Schema
5 2 (3.92%) XSLT
6 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.96%) Google Maps API
6 1 (1.96%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Android
2 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (31.37%) Software Delivery
2 14 (27.45%) High Availability
3 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
3 13 (25.49%) TDD
4 12 (23.53%) Open Source
4 12 (23.53%) Pair Programming
5 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
5 11 (21.57%) Software Deployment
5 11 (21.57%) User Stories
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.61%) Kanban
6 10 (19.61%) Scrum
7 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 9 (17.65%) Software Distribution
8 8 (15.69%) ITIL
8 8 (15.69%) Line Management
9 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (13.73%) Identity Management
9 7 (13.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.69%) Perl
3 7 (13.73%) Java
4 6 (11.76%) SQL
5 3 (5.88%) PHP
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) C#
6 2 (3.92%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) Scala
6 2 (3.92%) XPath
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) Tcl
7 1 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) CCNP
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) APMP
5 1 (1.96%) CCIE
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) vCloud
3 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (5.88%) Netcool
2 3 (5.88%) vRealize
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.96%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (1.96%) SCCM
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) HP
2 9 (17.65%) Intel Security
3 5 (9.80%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) Nortel
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) Foundry
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) Zend