The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 58 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.15% - 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£550 - £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £435 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
651 436 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.02% 97.10% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 240 192
Average daily rate £375 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 35 37
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £35.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Release Manager
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP