The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 63 80 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.56% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.61% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
745 984 1183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.08% 91.20% 88.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 490 359
Average daily rate £380 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 34 33
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.30% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Manager across the Reading region.

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Release Manager
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory