The first table below looks at the demand for the Release Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 117 125 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 3 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.041% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.045% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 13
Average daily rate
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£375 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2243 2221 2782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.51% 91.02% 88.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 958 1043
Average daily rate £365 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 83 95
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Release Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Release Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 1 - -
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Release Management
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (45.45%) Apple
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) DSDM
5 2 (18.18%) Ant
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
5 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) Lotus Domino
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
1 2 (18.18%) Hudson
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Release Management
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) DSDM
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) E-business
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Metastorm