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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 61 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.62% 0.76% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.00% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £313 £374 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.38% +18.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.70 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.14% +40.00%
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
638 697 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.16% 75.35% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 404 300
Median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 10
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (25.00%) ClearQuest
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) CMDB
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) MSBuild
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Data Quality

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%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (25.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (16.67%) MSBuild
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Release Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Configuration Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Database Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CITP
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) F5
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Juniper
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Serena
1 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow