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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 164 153 174
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs citing Release Management 102 127 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 1.30% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.63% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 71 38
Median daily rate £431 £384 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+66.15% -36.06%
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
7036 7773 7115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.79% 79.29% 76.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4294 4755 3991
Median daily rate £424 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 258 263
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +72.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £53.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Release Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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
Hampshire +3 34 £425 +13.33% 4
Berkshire -13 29 £450 +30.43%
Surrey +5 20 £475 +11.11% 1
Oxfordshire +3 11 £400 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £200 -42.65%
West Sussex - 2 £400 - 1
Kent +4 1 £400 -5.88% 1
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 67 (30.04%) ITIL
2 52 (23.32%) Configuration Management
3 51 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (22.42%) Microsoft
5 46 (20.63%) SQL
6 45 (20.18%) Git (software)
7 41 (18.39%) Security Cleared
7 41 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (17.94%) Windows
8 40 (17.94%) Linux
9 38 (17.04%) .NET
10 35 (15.70%) PowerShell
11 34 (15.25%) SQL Server
12 33 (14.80%) SC Cleared
12 33 (14.80%) DevOps
13 32 (14.35%) Oracle
14 31 (13.90%) Web Services
14 31 (13.90%) Change Management
15 28 (12.56%) Scrum
16 26 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
17 25 (11.21%) Team Foundation Server
18 24 (10.76%) Project Management
19 23 (10.31%) PostgreSQL
20 22 (9.87%) Kanban
21 21 (9.42%) Software Engineering
21 21 (9.42%) PaaS
21 21 (9.42%) Gradle
21 21 (9.42%) Finance
21 21 (9.42%) Data Centre
22 20 (8.97%) Software Delivery

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 11 (4.93%) JBoss
2 10 (4.48%) Apache
2 10 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (4.48%) nginx
3 7 (3.14%) SAS
3 7 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.24%) Confluence
4 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.24%) IIS
4 5 (2.24%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.79%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.35%) Live Communications Server
6 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.90%) Drupal
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.90%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.45%) Perch
Applications
1 18 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.69%) MS Office
4 3 (1.35%) MS Project
4 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.42%) PaaS
3 19 (8.52%) IaaS
4 18 (8.07%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (5.38%) Google Play
6 2 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.90%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (0.90%) Heroku
6 2 (0.90%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.38%) Firewall
2 9 (4.04%) Bluetooth
2 9 (4.04%) SMS
2 9 (4.04%) SSL
2 9 (4.04%) tcpdump
3 6 (2.69%) VPN
4 5 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.79%) VLAN
6 3 (1.35%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.90%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.90%) LAN
7 2 (0.90%) SAN
7 2 (0.90%) WAN
7 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.45%) ATM
8 1 (0.45%) FTP
8 1 (0.45%) HTTP
8 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.45%) RIP
8 1 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.31%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.73%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.28%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.38%) Azure SQL Database
6 12 (5.38%) MySQL
7 11 (4.93%) Redis
8 10 (4.48%) CouchDB
9 9 (4.04%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (4.04%) Oracle Database
10 7 (3.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 5 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.79%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.79%) HBase
13 3 (1.35%) InterSystems Cache
13 3 (1.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 45 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (9.42%) Gradle
4 17 (7.62%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.62%) Subversion
5 15 (6.73%) Visual Studio
6 12 (5.38%) Android Studio
6 12 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (4.93%) Artifactory
7 11 (4.93%) JIRA
8 10 (4.48%) Mercurial
9 9 (4.04%) Maven
9 9 (4.04%) TortoiseSVN
10 6 (2.69%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.79%) ClearCase
11 4 (1.79%) ClearQuest
12 3 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (1.35%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.35%) Selenium
12 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (9.42%) Finance
2 9 (4.04%) Retail
3 8 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.79%) Banking
5 3 (1.35%) Advertising
5 3 (1.35%) Military
6 2 (0.90%) Automotive
6 2 (0.90%) Back Office
6 2 (0.90%) German Language
6 2 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (24.22%) Developer
2 17 (7.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (6.28%) Azure DevOps
3 14 (6.28%) Release Manager
4 13 (5.83%) Android Developer
5 11 (4.93%) PHP Developer
5 11 (4.93%) Senior DevOps
5 11 (4.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 10 (4.48%) E-Commerce Developer
6 10 (4.48%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 10 (4.48%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.04%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 8 (3.59%) Analyst
8 8 (3.59%) Service Manager
9 7 (3.14%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (3.14%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.14%) Lead DevOps
9 7 (3.14%) SAS Developer
9 7 (3.14%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (3.14%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.04%) .NET
2 31 (13.90%) Web Services
3 15 (6.73%) RESTful
3 15 (6.73%) XML
4 13 (5.83%) AngularJS
5 11 (4.93%) HTML
5 11 (4.93%) Symfony
6 10 (4.48%) LAMP
6 10 (4.48%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (4.48%) Laravel
6 10 (4.48%) LEMP Stack
6 10 (4.48%) Memcached
6 10 (4.48%) Node.js
6 10 (4.48%) Yii
7 9 (4.04%) Visualforce
8 8 (3.59%) J2EE
9 7 (3.14%) CSS
10 6 (2.69%) Apache Flex
10 6 (2.69%) jQuery
10 6 (2.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.42%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.83%) Clustering
4 9 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.04%) Smart Meter
5 8 (3.59%) CMDB
5 8 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.59%) PMI
6 6 (2.69%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.24%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.35%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.35%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.35%) Replication
8 3 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.94%) Linux
1 40 (17.94%) Windows
2 18 (8.07%) Unix
3 15 (6.73%) Android
4 12 (5.38%) AIX
5 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.24%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.79%) Solaris
7 4 (1.79%) VMS
8 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.04%) ITIL
2 52 (23.32%) Configuration Management
3 51 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (14.80%) DevOps
6 31 (13.90%) Change Management
7 28 (12.56%) Scrum
8 24 (10.76%) Project Management
9 22 (9.87%) Kanban
10 21 (9.42%) Software Engineering
11 20 (8.97%) Software Delivery
12 19 (8.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (7.62%) Automated Testing
13 17 (7.62%) E-Commerce
13 17 (7.62%) ITIL V3
13 17 (7.62%) Service Management
14 15 (6.73%) High Availability
14 15 (6.73%) Migration
14 15 (6.73%) Performance Management
14 15 (6.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.63%) SQL
2 35 (15.70%) PowerShell
3 18 (8.07%) Java
3 18 (8.07%) Perl
4 15 (6.73%) C#
5 13 (5.83%) PHP
6 10 (4.48%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.04%) Apex Code
8 8 (3.59%) VBScript
9 6 (2.69%) Python
9 6 (2.69%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.69%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.35%) ABAP
11 3 (1.35%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.35%) VB
12 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.90%) Tcl
12 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (18.39%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.80%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.93%) Degree
4 10 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.59%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.69%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.24%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.79%) PMP
8 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.35%) CCNP
9 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.45%) CCNA
11 1 (0.45%) CITP
11 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.45%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.45%) OCP
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.28%) QA
2 12 (5.38%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.24%) Firmware
2 5 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.79%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.90%) vCloud
4 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.45%) Docker
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.48%) Ansible
1 10 (4.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 10 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (4.48%) Puppet
2 8 (3.59%) SCCM
3 5 (2.24%) SCDPM
3 5 (2.24%) SCOM
3 5 (2.24%) SCOrch
3 5 (2.24%) SCSM
3 5 (2.24%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.79%) Oozie
5 3 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.35%) Netcool
6 2 (0.90%) vRealize
7 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (22.42%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.35%) Oracle
3 13 (5.83%) Google
3 13 (5.83%) HP
4 12 (5.38%) AppDynamics
4 12 (5.38%) Dynatrace
4 12 (5.38%) F5
4 12 (5.38%) New Relic
4 12 (5.38%) Red Hat
4 12 (5.38%) VMware
5 11 (4.93%) Zend
6 9 (4.04%) Informatica
6 9 (4.04%) Intel Security
6 9 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (4.04%) SAP
7 5 (2.24%) IBM
7 5 (2.24%) Remedy
8 4 (1.79%) Progress
8 4 (1.79%) Serena
9 3 (1.35%) Cisco
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