The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 6 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.28% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.30% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Median daily rate £438 £475 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +80.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1881 2319 2605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.21% 92.13% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 1235 1294
Median daily rate £417 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 93 74
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Release Manager
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 Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Reading +12 4 £438 -10.25% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Release Management
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (9.09%) PMP
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Linux

Release Manager Skill Set
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 2 (18.18%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Release Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle