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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 169 178 151
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Contract jobs citing Release Management 78 98 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 1.03% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.29% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 51 47
Median daily rate £438 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £27.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.12% -19.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +25.73%
Release Management
England

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
6221 7604 7629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.26% 79.69% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3695 4479 4277
Median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 316 289
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +56.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire -6 21 £450 +38.46% 3
Hampshire +9 17 £475 +11.76% 5
Buckinghamshire +32 15 £400 -9.60%
Oxfordshire -4 15 £363 +178.84% 2
Surrey +15 3 £475 +26.66% 3
Kent 0 1 £700 +64.70%
Sussex - 1 - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 48 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (26.55%) Git (software)
3 46 (25.99%) ITIL
4 42 (23.73%) Configuration Management
4 42 (23.73%) Microsoft
5 39 (22.03%) Linux
6 38 (21.47%) Security Cleared
7 34 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (18.64%) SQL
9 31 (17.51%) Scrum
10 28 (15.82%) SC Cleared
11 27 (15.25%) Jenkins
12 26 (14.69%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (13.56%) PHP
13 24 (13.56%) AngularJS
14 23 (12.99%) Kanban
14 23 (12.99%) MVC
14 23 (12.99%) Subversion
15 22 (12.43%) MySQL
15 22 (12.43%) PowerShell
16 21 (11.86%) DevOps
16 21 (11.86%) E-Commerce
17 20 (11.30%) MS Excel
17 20 (11.30%) Oracle
17 20 (11.30%) Windows
17 20 (11.30%) .NET
17 20 (11.30%) Relational Database
17 20 (11.30%) Web Development
17 20 (11.30%) Symfony
17 20 (11.30%) NoSQL

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 17 (9.60%) Apache
2 16 (9.04%) nginx
3 12 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.21%) Confluence
5 8 (4.52%) SAS
5 8 (4.52%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.39%) Drupal
6 6 (3.39%) IIS
6 6 (3.39%) SilverStripe
7 5 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.26%) Apache Pig
8 4 (2.26%) JBoss
9 2 (1.13%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.13%) GeoServer
9 2 (1.13%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.13%) Perch
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.26%) MS Office
4 2 (1.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.91%) IaaS
2 14 (7.91%) PaaS
3 11 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.39%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.13%) SaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.65%) SMS
2 7 (3.95%) SAN
3 6 (3.39%) ATM
3 6 (3.39%) VPN
4 3 (1.69%) Firewall
4 3 (1.69%) VLAN
5 2 (1.13%) HTTP
5 2 (1.13%) NAS
5 2 (1.13%) PBX
5 2 (1.13%) SSL
5 2 (1.13%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.13%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.56%) DNS
6 1 (0.56%) FTP
6 1 (0.56%) FWSM
6 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.56%) RIP
6 1 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.69%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (12.43%) MySQL
3 20 (11.30%) MongoDB
3 20 (11.30%) NoSQL
3 20 (11.30%) Relational Database
4 16 (9.04%) CouchDB
4 16 (9.04%) Redis
4 16 (9.04%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (4.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 6 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.39%) DB2
8 5 (2.82%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.82%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.82%) HBase
9 4 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.13%) Big Data
10 2 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 47 (26.55%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.25%) Jenkins
3 23 (12.99%) Subversion
4 16 (9.04%) JIRA
4 16 (9.04%) Mercurial
5 11 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.08%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.39%) Gatling
8 4 (2.26%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.26%) Gradle
9 2 (1.13%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.13%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.13%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.13%) Maven
9 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.13%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (1.13%) VersionOne
10 1 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 19 (10.73%) Finance
2 7 (3.95%) Banking
3 6 (3.39%) Retail
4 5 (2.82%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.26%) Advertising
5 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.13%) Automotive
7 2 (1.13%) Back Office
7 2 (1.13%) German Language
8 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (25.42%) Developer
2 19 (10.73%) PHP Developer
3 14 (7.91%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.78%) Analyst
4 12 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (6.78%) Release Manager
5 11 (6.21%) E-Commerce Developer
6 10 (5.65%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 10 (5.65%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 10 (5.65%) Symfony Developer
7 8 (4.52%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (4.52%) Consultant
7 8 (4.52%) Senior DevOps
7 8 (4.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.95%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (3.95%) Security Engineer
8 7 (3.95%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.39%) Scrum Master
9 6 (3.39%) Web Applications Engineer
9 6 (3.39%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.56%) AngularJS
2 20 (11.30%) .NET
2 20 (11.30%) Node.js
2 20 (11.30%) Symfony
3 19 (10.73%) Laravel
4 16 (9.04%) LAMP
4 16 (9.04%) LAPP Stack
4 16 (9.04%) LEMP Stack
4 16 (9.04%) Memcached
4 16 (9.04%) Yii
5 15 (8.47%) Web Services
5 15 (8.47%) XML
6 10 (5.65%) XSLT
7 9 (5.08%) CSS
8 8 (4.52%) REST
9 7 (3.95%) HTML
9 7 (3.95%) RESTful
10 6 (3.39%) CSS3
10 6 (3.39%) HTML5
10 6 (3.39%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.52%) Cryptography
4 5 (2.82%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.82%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.26%) Clustering
5 4 (2.26%) CMDB
5 4 (2.26%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.69%) Life Science
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) PMI
7 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.03%) Linux
2 20 (11.30%) Windows
3 15 (8.47%) Unix
4 6 (3.39%) Solaris
5 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.82%) zOS
6 4 (2.26%) VMS
6 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.13%) AIX
8 2 (1.13%) Android
8 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.99%) ITIL
3 42 (23.73%) Configuration Management
4 34 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (17.51%) Scrum
6 23 (12.99%) Kanban
6 23 (12.99%) MVC
7 21 (11.86%) DevOps
7 21 (11.86%) E-Commerce
8 20 (11.30%) Web Development
9 18 (10.17%) Incident Management
9 18 (10.17%) Software Delivery
10 16 (9.04%) Change Management
10 16 (9.04%) OO
10 16 (9.04%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (9.04%) Project Management
10 16 (9.04%) Refactoring
10 16 (9.04%) Software Engineering
10 16 (9.04%) Web Application Development
11 15 (8.47%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.64%) SQL
2 24 (13.56%) PHP
3 22 (12.43%) PowerShell
4 19 (10.73%) Java
5 16 (9.04%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.91%) Perl
7 9 (5.08%) C#
8 6 (3.39%) VBScript
8 6 (3.39%) XPath
9 5 (2.82%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.26%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.69%) Python
11 3 (1.69%) Scala
12 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.13%) Tcl
12 2 (1.13%) VB
13 1 (0.56%) C++
13 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.56%) VB6
13 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (21.47%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.95%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.39%) Degree
6 2 (1.13%) CCNP
6 2 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CCIE
7 1 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.78%) SLA
2 7 (3.95%) QA
3 3 (1.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.56%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.26%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.69%) vCloud
5 2 (1.13%) Docker
5 2 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (9.60%) Ansible
2 16 (9.04%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (9.04%) Puppet
3 13 (7.34%) SCCM
4 11 (6.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (3.95%) Netcool
6 5 (2.82%) SCDPM
6 5 (2.82%) SCOM
6 5 (2.82%) SCOrch
6 5 (2.82%) SCSM
6 5 (2.82%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.26%) Oozie
8 3 (1.69%) vRealize
9 2 (1.13%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (1.13%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.56%) Netcool/Webtop
10 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.30%) Oracle
3 17 (9.60%) Zend
4 14 (7.91%) VMware
5 11 (6.21%) HP
6 10 (5.65%) Intel Security
7 9 (5.08%) AppDynamics
7 9 (5.08%) Dynatrace
7 9 (5.08%) New Relic
8 8 (4.52%) IBM
9 6 (3.39%) SAP
10 4 (2.26%) Citrix
10 4 (2.26%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.69%) F5
11 3 (1.69%) Progress
12 2 (1.13%) BMC
12 2 (1.13%) Cisco
12 2 (1.13%) Informatica
12 2 (1.13%) NetApp
12 2 (1.13%) Nortel
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Inspire Corporation Limited
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago