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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 71 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.98% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.30% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£313 £315 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -37.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+61.01% +45.67%
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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
658 770 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.21% 75.71% 70.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 396 201
Average daily rate £400 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 12
Average hourly rate £33.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 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 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) People Management
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) JBoss
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) Sun
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) PHP

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
1 1 (7.14%) NuGet
1 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Release Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Web Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) XSL
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) People Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Sun
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
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