The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 43 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.39% - 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £43.55
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -29.96%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
291 165 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.06% 73.01% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 109 94
Average daily rate £413 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.38 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Release Management
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management.

1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle OWB
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (83.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) People Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle OWB
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) OBIEE Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Developer Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (83.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle