The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 70 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.53% 0.52% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.70% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.70 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+274.16% -37.30%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
630 712 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.95% 73.40% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 373 213
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Average hourly rate £49.08 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) People Management
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Sun
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) JBoss
5 2 (15.38%) Apache
5 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) SSH
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
1 1 (7.69%) NuGet
1 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Release Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Web Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) People Management
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Resource Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) VCP4
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) VMware