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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.32% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.40% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
Median daily rate £350 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -14.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -15.78%

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
566 745 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.86% 78.84% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 451 356
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017, 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 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) PBX
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) SLA
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery

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 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) OLTP
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Release Manager
2 2 (16.67%) PBX Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Build and Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Build Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Trainee
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) V-Model
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Nortel
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) VMware