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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 63 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 8 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.73% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.05% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £444 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +26.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £14.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+98.21% -34.50%
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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
587 760 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.86% 68.90% 66.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 395 264
Average daily rate £413 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £528 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014, 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 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) People Management
3 3 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Workflow
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
5 1 (6.67%) Java EE

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) StarTeam
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) PVCS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Release Manager
2 3 (20.00%) TIBCO Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Build and Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Build Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) People Management
3 3 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Borland
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