The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 115 101 94
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 3 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.72% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.76% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 13
Average daily rate £351 £425 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% -20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Release Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2052 2102 1875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.26% 94.05% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1266 1100
Average daily rate £385 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 130 114
Average hourly rate £17.45 £19.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.08% -39.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.34 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Release Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Release Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Release Manager
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Winchester - 2 £376 -
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (75.00%) Release Management
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Smart Meter
4 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (25.00%) Maven
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Remedy
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) JBoss
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) Informatica
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) Gradle
5 2 (16.67%) Case Management
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V2
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) BMC
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (25.00%) Gradle
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
1 3 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Release Management
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Case Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V2
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Cutover Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Informatica
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (16.67%) BMC
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft