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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 138 181 187
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 130 82 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 0.87% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.09% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 51 26
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.13% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £20.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+66.32% -31.35%
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
7180 7498 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.59% 79.60% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4392 4364 3776
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 242 259
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +37 55 £425 - 2
Surrey +19 35 £465 +5.68% 1
Berkshire -5 31 £348 +2.96% 5
Oxfordshire +13 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £445 -
Kent +8 2 £575 +35.29%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 65 (26.97%) ITIL
1 65 (26.97%) Microsoft
2 53 (21.99%) Configuration Management
3 51 (21.16%) SQL
4 46 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (18.67%) Windows
6 41 (17.01%) Oracle
7 38 (15.77%) Linux
8 36 (14.94%) Security Cleared
9 34 (14.11%) .NET
10 32 (13.28%) Project Management
11 31 (12.86%) Change Management
12 30 (12.45%) SQL Server
12 30 (12.45%) PowerShell
13 29 (12.03%) MS Excel
14 28 (11.62%) Web Services
14 28 (11.62%) SC Cleared
15 27 (11.20%) Git (software)
15 27 (11.20%) DevOps
16 26 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (9.96%) Finance
18 23 (9.54%) Workflow
18 23 (9.54%) Software Delivery
19 22 (9.13%) Unix
19 22 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
20 21 (8.71%) Microsoft Azure
20 21 (8.71%) Gradle
21 20 (8.30%) Smart Meter
21 20 (8.30%) Telecoms
22 19 (7.88%) Degree

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 14 (5.81%) SAS
2 11 (4.56%) CMS
3 10 (4.15%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.73%) JBoss
4 9 (3.73%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.49%) IIS
6 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.07%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.07%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.66%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.24%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (0.83%) Apache
9 2 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.83%) nginx
9 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (12.03%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.39%) MS Office
3 12 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.49%) MS Project
5 5 (2.07%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.24%) Maximo
2 3 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.83%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.41%) Primavera
4 1 (0.41%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.22%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (5.81%) PaaS
4 12 (4.98%) Google Play
4 12 (4.98%) IaaS
5 8 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.83%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (0.83%) Heroku
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.98%) Firewall
2 10 (4.15%) SSL
3 9 (3.73%) Bluetooth
3 9 (3.73%) tcpdump
3 9 (3.73%) VPN
4 8 (3.32%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.32%) ZigBee
5 7 (2.90%) VLAN
6 6 (2.49%) SMS
7 5 (2.07%) Internet
8 4 (1.66%) NAS
8 4 (1.66%) WAN
9 2 (0.83%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.83%) DNS
9 2 (0.83%) GSM
9 2 (0.83%) LAN
9 2 (0.83%) LTE
9 2 (0.83%) UMTS
9 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.39%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.56%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 10 (4.15%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.49%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.66%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.66%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.66%) HBase
10 4 (1.66%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (1.66%) MS Access
10 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (8.71%) Gradle
4 15 (6.22%) JIRA
5 12 (4.98%) Android Studio
6 11 (4.56%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (3.73%) Artifactory
8 9 (3.73%) Maven
8 9 (3.73%) TortoiseSVN
9 7 (2.90%) Subversion
10 6 (2.49%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (1.66%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.66%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.66%) Selenium
11 4 (1.66%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.24%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.83%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (9.96%) Finance
2 20 (8.30%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.90%) Retail
4 6 (2.49%) Banking
5 4 (1.66%) Military
6 3 (1.24%) Publishing
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 2 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (20.75%) Developer
2 19 (7.88%) Release Manager
3 18 (7.47%) Analyst
3 18 (7.47%) Architect
4 13 (5.39%) Android Developer
4 13 (5.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (5.39%) Project Manager
5 11 (4.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
5 11 (4.56%) SAS Developer
6 10 (4.15%) Azure DevOps
7 9 (3.73%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 9 (3.73%) Technical Manager
7 9 (3.73%) Test Manager
8 8 (3.32%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (3.32%) IT Manager
8 8 (3.32%) Transition Manager
9 7 (2.90%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (2.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (2.90%) Service Manager
9 7 (2.90%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.11%) .NET
2 28 (11.62%) Web Services
3 17 (7.05%) XML
4 16 (6.64%) HTML
5 13 (5.39%) RESTful
6 11 (4.56%) CSS
7 9 (3.73%) Visualforce
8 8 (3.32%) jQuery
9 7 (2.90%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.49%) Apache Flex
10 6 (2.49%) J2EE
11 5 (2.07%) CSS3
11 5 (2.07%) HTML5
12 4 (1.66%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.66%) Ajax
12 4 (1.66%) Entity Framework
12 4 (1.66%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (1.66%) SAML
12 4 (1.66%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.30%) Smart Meter
2 18 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.47%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.39%) Clustering
5 10 (4.15%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.32%) CMDB
6 8 (3.32%) PMI
7 5 (2.07%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.66%) User Experience
9 3 (1.24%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.24%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.24%) Replication
9 3 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.67%) Windows
2 38 (15.77%) Linux
3 22 (9.13%) Unix
4 14 (5.81%) Android
5 12 (4.98%) AIX
6 9 (3.73%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.49%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.66%) VMS
9 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.24%) MVS
10 3 (1.24%) Solaris
11 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.97%) ITIL
2 53 (21.99%) Configuration Management
3 46 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (13.28%) Project Management
5 31 (12.86%) Change Management
6 27 (11.20%) DevOps
7 26 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (9.54%) Software Delivery
8 23 (9.54%) Workflow
9 18 (7.47%) PRINCE2
10 16 (6.64%) Migration
10 16 (6.64%) Scrum
11 15 (6.22%) Automated Testing
11 15 (6.22%) Change Control
12 14 (5.81%) Case Management
12 14 (5.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (5.81%) Defect Management
12 14 (5.81%) Requirements Management
12 14 (5.81%) Stress Testing
13 13 (5.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.16%) SQL
2 30 (12.45%) PowerShell
3 15 (6.22%) C#
4 13 (5.39%) Java
5 12 (4.98%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.98%) Perl
6 10 (4.15%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.73%) Apex Code
8 7 (2.90%) Python
8 7 (2.90%) VBScript
9 6 (2.49%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.07%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.66%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.66%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.24%) ABAP
12 3 (1.24%) PHP
13 2 (0.83%) C
13 2 (0.83%) Go
13 2 (0.83%) Ruby
14 1 (0.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.88%) Degree
4 13 (5.39%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.32%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.32%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (2.07%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.66%) PMP
8 4 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.24%) APMP
9 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.83%) CCNP
10 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.41%) CCIE
11 1 (0.41%) CCNA
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.41%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.41%) OCP
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.39%) QA
2 7 (2.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.07%) Firmware
3 4 (1.66%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.41%) Docker
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.90%) SCCM
2 6 (2.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.07%) DameWare
3 5 (2.07%) SCDPM
3 5 (2.07%) SCOM
3 5 (2.07%) SCOrch
3 5 (2.07%) SCSM
3 5 (2.07%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.66%) Oozie
5 3 (1.24%) Ansible
5 3 (1.24%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.83%) Netcool
6 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.83%) Puppet
7 1 (0.41%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 65 (26.97%) Microsoft
2 41 (17.01%) Oracle
3 12 (4.98%) F5
3 12 (4.98%) Google
3 12 (4.98%) Informatica
4 11 (4.56%) SAP
5 10 (4.15%) HP
5 10 (4.15%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.32%) AppDynamics
7 8 (3.32%) Dynatrace
7 8 (3.32%) New Relic
7 8 (3.32%) VMware
8 6 (2.49%) Intel Security
8 6 (2.49%) Remedy
9 5 (2.07%) Adobe
9 5 (2.07%) Lotus
10 4 (1.66%) BMC
10 4 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.66%) Serena
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