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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 71 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 8 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 1.00% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.38% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Median daily rate £345 £419 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.61% +32.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £294 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.59 £31.49
% change year-on-year
+74.82% -34.59%
Release Management
Berkshire

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
718 653 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.16% 72.80% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 338 375
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.03 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 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 30 May 2016, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
4 2 (14.29%) ClearQuest
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) CMDB
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) IPsec
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 2 (14.29%) ClearQuest
1 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Release Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Configuration Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Database Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) OSS Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Data Security
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) APMP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CITP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) F5
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Juniper
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Serena
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow