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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 42 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.78% - 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% - 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£440 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+40.83% -20.00%
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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
268 136 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.53% 65.07% 74.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 71 102
Average daily rate £413 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (71.43%) PL/SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle OWB
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (71.43%) Kimball Methodology
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle OWB
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) OBIEE Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Developer Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (71.43%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle