The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 76 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 41 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.03% 1.01% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.24% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 13
Median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £281 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £702 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.59 £31.49
% change year-on-year
+74.82% -34.59%
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 Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1550 1695 1530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.62% 81.29% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 1088 881
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 80 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Portsmouth +4 13 £463 -34.25%
Basingstoke -11 7 £425 +12.95% 2
Southampton +18 2 £438 -
Winchester -10 2 £376 -6.12%
Havant +11 1 - -
Release Management
South East

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 26 (36.62%) ITIL
2 25 (35.21%) Configuration Management
3 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
4 19 (26.76%) Linux
4 19 (26.76%) Oracle
4 19 (26.76%) Gradle
5 18 (25.35%) Smart Meter
6 17 (23.94%) SQL
7 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (21.13%) JIRA
9 14 (19.72%) Requirements Management
9 14 (19.72%) Android
9 14 (19.72%) Defect Management
9 14 (19.72%) Case Management
9 14 (19.72%) Windows
9 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
10 13 (18.31%) Unix
10 13 (18.31%) Android Development
11 12 (16.90%) Google
11 12 (16.90%) Android Studio
11 12 (16.90%) Google Play
12 11 (15.49%) Stress Testing
12 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
12 11 (15.49%) RESTful
12 11 (15.49%) MS Office
12 11 (15.49%) Automated Testing
13 10 (14.08%) Web Services
13 10 (14.08%) AIX
13 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
14 9 (12.68%) Computer Science

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 7 (9.86%) JBoss
1 7 (9.86%) SAS
2 3 (4.23%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.49%) MS Office
3 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.23%) MS Project
4 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.41%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Bluetooth
2 7 (9.86%) Firewall
2 7 (9.86%) SSL
2 7 (9.86%) tcpdump
2 7 (9.86%) ZigBee
3 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.63%) VLAN
5 2 (2.82%) WAN
5 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.41%) DHCP
6 1 (1.41%) DNS
6 1 (1.41%) LDAP
6 1 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
1 7 (9.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.23%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Gradle
2 15 (21.13%) JIRA
3 12 (16.90%) Android Studio
4 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
5 7 (9.86%) Artifactory
5 7 (9.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (9.86%) Maven
5 7 (9.86%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (4.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (4.23%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.23%) Selenium
6 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.41%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.45%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Military
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) Android Developer
3 7 (9.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 7 (9.86%) SAS Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Release Manager
4 6 (8.45%) Test Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (5.63%) Change Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Change and Release Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Environment Manager
7 3 (4.23%) ITIL Change Manager
7 3 (4.23%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (4.23%) ITIL Release Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Smart Metering Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) RESTful
2 10 (14.08%) Web Services
3 4 (5.63%) XML
4 3 (4.23%) .NET
4 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.23%) Ajax
4 3 (4.23%) Android SDK
4 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (4.23%) Breeze.js
4 3 (4.23%) Durandal
4 3 (4.23%) Entity Framework
4 3 (4.23%) jQuery
4 3 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (4.23%) OAuth2
4 3 (4.23%) OpenID
4 3 (4.23%) React
4 3 (4.23%) SAML
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Smart Meter
2 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.27%) Clustering
4 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.23%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.23%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) CMDB
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Android
2 14 (19.72%) Windows
3 13 (18.31%) Unix
4 10 (14.08%) AIX
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.23%) Solaris
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) ITIL
2 25 (35.21%) Configuration Management
3 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (19.72%) Case Management
4 14 (19.72%) Defect Management
4 14 (19.72%) Requirements Management
5 13 (18.31%) Android Development
6 11 (15.49%) Automated Testing
6 11 (15.49%) Stress Testing
6 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.68%) ITSM
7 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.86%) System Testing
9 6 (8.45%) Change Management
9 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.04%) Information Security
10 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Project Management
10 5 (7.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) Perl
2 7 (9.86%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.45%) Python
4 3 (4.23%) C#
4 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.23%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.82%) C
6 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.41%) VB
6 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.82%) APMP
4 2 (2.82%) CISM
4 2 (2.82%) CISSP
4 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) Oracle
3 12 (16.90%) Google
4 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.86%) F5
5 7 (9.86%) Informatica
6 3 (4.23%) Remedy
7 2 (2.82%) BMC
8 1 (1.41%) HP
8 1 (1.41%) Progress