The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
England / South East
Rank 150 156 144
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 94 104 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 1.18% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.46% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 64 45
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £228 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6147 7133 7722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.92% 81.18% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4414 4224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 276 255
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +39.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the South East region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +22 43 £450 +18.03% 4
Oxfordshire 0 23 £475 +58.06% 1
Berkshire -6 14 £350 -30.00% 2
Surrey +6 10 £625 +84.91% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - - 3
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 44 (25.88%) ITIL
2 39 (22.94%) Configuration Management
3 38 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (19.41%) Microsoft
5 32 (18.82%) Git (software)
6 31 (18.24%) Linux
7 30 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (16.47%) Security Cleared
9 27 (15.88%) Change Management
10 25 (14.71%) MVC
11 22 (12.94%) SQL
12 20 (11.76%) PHP
12 20 (11.76%) XML
12 20 (11.76%) SC Cleared
13 18 (10.59%) MySQL
13 18 (10.59%) Project Management
13 18 (10.59%) Scrum
13 18 (10.59%) Finance
13 18 (10.59%) Incident Management
14 17 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (10.00%) Oracle
14 17 (10.00%) AngularJS
14 17 (10.00%) Data Centre
15 16 (9.41%) Jenkins
15 16 (9.41%) IaaS
15 16 (9.41%) Laravel
15 16 (9.41%) PaaS
15 16 (9.41%) Symfony
15 16 (9.41%) JavaScript
15 16 (9.41%) Web Services

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (9.41%) Apache
2 15 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.47%) nginx
4 10 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.29%) IIS
6 6 (3.53%) Confluence
6 6 (3.53%) Drupal
6 6 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.53%) SilverStripe
7 4 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.35%) SAS
8 2 (1.18%) CMS
8 2 (1.18%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.59%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.59%) Perch
9 1 (0.59%) phpBB
9 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.12%) MS Office
3 4 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.41%) IaaS
1 16 (9.41%) PaaS
2 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.35%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (2.35%) Google Play
5 2 (1.18%) SaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.59%) GitHub
6 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.53%) SMS
2 5 (2.94%) ATM
2 5 (2.94%) SAN
3 4 (2.35%) HTTP
3 4 (2.35%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.76%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.18%) Firewall
5 2 (1.18%) Internet
5 2 (1.18%) Network Security
5 2 (1.18%) PBX
5 2 (1.18%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.59%) LAN
6 1 (0.59%) NAS
6 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.59%) VPN
6 1 (0.59%) WAN
6 1 (0.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.59%) MySQL
2 17 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.47%) CouchDB
4 11 (6.47%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.47%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.47%) Redis
5 9 (5.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.94%) DB2
7 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (18.82%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.41%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.47%) JIRA
3 11 (6.47%) Mercurial
3 11 (6.47%) Subversion
4 9 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.71%) Gradle
6 6 (3.53%) Android Studio
6 6 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (2.94%) Moq
7 5 (2.94%) MSTest
7 5 (2.94%) webpack
8 4 (2.35%) Gatling
8 4 (2.35%) NuGet
8 4 (2.35%) Selenium
8 4 (2.35%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
General
1 18 (10.59%) Finance
2 13 (7.65%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.12%) Retail
4 6 (3.53%) Banking
4 6 (3.53%) Publishing
5 5 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.35%) Advertising
7 3 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.59%) Back Office
9 1 (0.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.59%) Marketing
9 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (26.47%) Developer
2 26 (15.29%) Project Manager
3 22 (12.94%) Release Manager
4 18 (10.59%) Analyst
5 16 (9.41%) PHP Developer
6 10 (5.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 10 (5.88%) Symfony Developer
7 9 (5.29%) PHP Zend Developer
8 7 (4.12%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.12%) IT Analyst
8 7 (4.12%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.12%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Android Developer
9 6 (3.53%) Data Centre Manager
9 6 (3.53%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 6 (3.53%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (3.53%) Technical Manager
10 5 (2.94%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.76%) XML
2 17 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 16 (9.41%) Laravel
3 16 (9.41%) Symfony
3 16 (9.41%) Web Services
4 15 (8.82%) Node.js
5 14 (8.24%) .NET
6 12 (7.06%) LAMP
7 11 (6.47%) LAPP Stack
7 11 (6.47%) LEMP Stack
7 11 (6.47%) Memcached
7 11 (6.47%) Yii
8 10 (5.88%) RESTful
9 8 (4.71%) XSLT
10 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET
11 6 (3.53%) Ajax
11 6 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.53%) CSS
11 6 (3.53%) REST
11 6 (3.53%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.47%) CMDB
3 8 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.71%) Smart Meter
4 7 (4.12%) PMI
5 5 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.35%) Life Science
6 4 (2.35%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.76%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.59%) Clustering
8 1 (0.59%) e-Health
8 1 (0.59%) EPoS
8 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.24%) Linux
2 15 (8.82%) Windows
3 12 (7.06%) Unix
4 6 (3.53%) Android
5 5 (2.94%) Solaris
6 4 (2.35%) zOS
7 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.88%) ITIL
2 39 (22.94%) Configuration Management
3 38 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (15.88%) Change Management
6 25 (14.71%) MVC
7 18 (10.59%) Incident Management
7 18 (10.59%) Project Management
7 18 (10.59%) Scrum
8 16 (9.41%) TDD
9 15 (8.82%) Migration
9 15 (8.82%) PRINCE2
10 14 (8.24%) Service Management
11 13 (7.65%) Risk Management
11 13 (7.65%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.06%) Kanban
12 12 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (7.06%) User Stories
12 12 (7.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.94%) SQL
2 20 (11.76%) PHP
3 16 (9.41%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.06%) C#
5 9 (5.29%) Java
6 8 (4.71%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.71%) VB
7 7 (4.12%) Perl
8 6 (3.53%) XPath
9 5 (2.94%) ES6
9 5 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.94%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.35%) F#
11 3 (1.76%) Python
12 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.59%) Ruby
13 1 (0.59%) Scala
13 1 (0.59%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 28 (16.47%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.06%) PMP
4 11 (6.47%) Degree
5 10 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.12%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.53%) APMP
7 6 (3.53%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.18%) MCP
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.59%) CCNP
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.29%) PMO
2 8 (4.71%) SLA
3 5 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.35%) PA-DSS
4 4 (2.35%) QA
5 3 (1.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.59%) IFRS
6 1 (0.59%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 9 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.76%) Docker
2 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.59%) vCloud
3 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (7.65%) Ansible
2 11 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (6.47%) Puppet
3 8 (4.71%) SCCM
4 7 (4.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (2.35%) Netcool
5 4 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (1.18%) WSUS
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.59%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (0.59%) Piwik
7 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (19.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.00%) Oracle
3 13 (7.65%) VMware
4 12 (7.06%) Zend
5 9 (5.29%) HP
5 9 (5.29%) Remedy
6 8 (4.71%) BMC
7 7 (4.12%) Intel Security
8 5 (2.94%) Google
9 4 (2.35%) IBM
10 3 (1.76%) SAP
11 2 (1.18%) ATG
11 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.18%) Cisco
11 2 (1.18%) Nortel
11 2 (1.18%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.59%) DoubleClick
12 1 (0.59%) Pega
12 1 (0.59%) RedPrairie
12 1 (0.59%) Symantec
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