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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 68 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Release Management 9 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 1.04% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.51% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
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£335 £315 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -13.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -28.23%
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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
730 596 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.71% 69.06% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 307 355
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.67 £59.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
4 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Sun
4 4 (22.22%) Middleware
5 3 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) PKI
6 2 (11.11%) SSH
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Computer Science

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SMS
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
1 2 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Release Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) iSeries
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) AS400
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
4 2 (11.11%) People Management
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Sun
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (5.56%) Endeca
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Coremetrics
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) IBM