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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 25 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 15 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.49% 5.80% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 6.67% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 1
Median daily rate £313 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £416
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £67.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%

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
270 240 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.84% 86.96% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 202 205
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £148 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Median hourly rate £34.10 £67.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.48% +365.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £17.50 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 8 (40.00%) XML
1 8 (40.00%) XSLT
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
2 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 7 (35.00%) Change Management
2 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (30.00%) Symfony
3 6 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (30.00%) XPath
3 6 (30.00%) Drupal
3 6 (30.00%) SilverStripe
3 6 (30.00%) Laravel
3 6 (30.00%) Change Control
3 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Remedy
3 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) XML Schema
3 6 (30.00%) RDF
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (30.00%) BMC
3 6 (30.00%) Secure Coding
4 5 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 5 (25.00%) Windows

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 6 (30.00%) Drupal
1 6 (30.00%) SilverStripe
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Perch
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
1 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Migration Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Migration Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) XML
1 8 (40.00%) XSLT
2 6 (30.00%) Laravel
2 6 (30.00%) Symfony
2 6 (30.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (10.00%) Grails
3 2 (10.00%) JPA
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (5.00%) Memcached
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) OpenLayers
4 1 (5.00%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Change Management
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Change Control
2 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) RDF
2 6 (30.00%) Secure Coding
3 5 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (10.00%) Data Acquisition
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PHP
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
2 6 (30.00%) XPath
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (20.00%) PMP
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) BMC
1 6 (30.00%) Remedy
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Zend