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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 160 191 177
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Contract jobs citing Release Management 111 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 0.85% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.08% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 50 36
Median daily rate £445 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.20% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.59 £31.49
% change year-on-year
+74.82% -34.59%
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
7308 7508 6855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.21% 78.60% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4483 4280 3812
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 264 278
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 May 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 29 May 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 +23 42 £450 +10.42% 7
Berkshire -17 29 £345 +1.47% 3
Surrey +8 26 £425 -3.40% 4
Oxfordshire +12 5 £475 +16.20%
West Sussex - 5 £445 - 1
Kent -10 2 £700 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 56 (26.05%) ITIL
2 47 (21.86%) Microsoft
3 44 (20.47%) Configuration Management
4 41 (19.07%) Windows
4 41 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (17.67%) SQL
6 34 (15.81%) Oracle
6 34 (15.81%) Project Management
7 30 (13.95%) Security Cleared
8 29 (13.49%) Change Management
9 27 (12.56%) Linux
10 26 (12.09%) Finance
11 25 (11.63%) .NET
11 25 (11.63%) SC Cleared
12 23 (10.70%) Telecoms
13 22 (10.23%) MS Excel
14 21 (9.77%) SQL Server
14 21 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (9.77%) Smart Meter
15 20 (9.30%) PRINCE2
16 19 (8.84%) Gradle
16 19 (8.84%) Software Delivery
17 18 (8.37%) DevOps
17 18 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (8.37%) Migration
18 17 (7.91%) Automated Testing
18 17 (7.91%) Degree
18 17 (7.91%) Change Control
19 15 (6.98%) JIRA

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 (5.12%) CMS
1 11 (5.12%) SAS
2 7 (3.26%) JBoss
3 6 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.33%) IBM Notes
4 5 (2.33%) IIS
4 5 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.40%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.05%) MS Office
3 8 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.79%) MS Project
5 5 (2.33%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.40%) Maximo
2 3 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.93%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.47%) Primavera
4 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.47%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.58%) Google Play
1 12 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.26%) PaaS
3 5 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.33%) IaaS
4 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.93%) Heroku
5 2 (0.93%) Office 365
6 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.19%) Bluetooth
1 9 (4.19%) Firewall
1 9 (4.19%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.72%) SSL
3 7 (3.26%) tcpdump
3 7 (3.26%) ZigBee
4 5 (2.33%) Internet
4 5 (2.33%) VPN
5 4 (1.86%) NAS
5 4 (1.86%) VLAN
5 4 (1.86%) WAN
6 3 (1.40%) SMS
7 2 (0.93%) GSM
7 2 (0.93%) LAN
7 2 (0.93%) LTE
7 2 (0.93%) UMTS
7 2 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.47%) AMQP
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (6.51%) Oracle BI EE
3 13 (6.05%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.79%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (2.33%) SAS EBI
7 4 (1.86%) MS Access
7 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.40%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (1.40%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.40%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (8.84%) Gradle
2 18 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.98%) JIRA
4 12 (5.58%) Android Studio
5 8 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (3.72%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.26%) Artifactory
6 7 (3.26%) Maven
6 7 (3.26%) TortoiseSVN
7 6 (2.79%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (1.40%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.40%) Selenium
8 3 (1.40%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.93%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.93%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 26 (12.09%) Finance
2 23 (10.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.26%) Retail
4 6 (2.79%) Banking
5 4 (1.86%) Publishing
6 3 (1.40%) Billing
6 3 (1.40%) Military
7 2 (0.93%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (14.88%) Developer
2 21 (9.77%) Analyst
2 21 (9.77%) Architect
3 20 (9.30%) Release Manager
4 15 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.05%) Android Developer
6 10 (4.65%) Test Manager
7 9 (4.19%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (4.19%) Technical Manager
8 8 (3.72%) Configuration Manager
9 7 (3.26%) Consultant
9 7 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.26%) IT Manager
9 7 (3.26%) Release Engineer
9 7 (3.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
9 7 (3.26%) SAS Developer
10 6 (2.79%) Change Analyst
10 6 (2.79%) OBIEE Developer
10 6 (2.79%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.79%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.63%) .NET
2 13 (6.05%) Web Services
3 12 (5.58%) RESTful
4 10 (4.65%) CSS
5 9 (4.19%) HTML
5 9 (4.19%) XML
6 7 (3.26%) jQuery
7 6 (2.79%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.33%) CSS3
8 5 (2.33%) HTML5
9 4 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.40%) Android SDK
10 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.40%) Breeze.js
10 3 (1.40%) Durandal
10 3 (1.40%) Entity Framework
10 3 (1.40%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (1.40%) OAuth2
10 3 (1.40%) OpenID
10 3 (1.40%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.77%) Smart Meter
2 18 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.51%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.51%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.65%) Clustering
4 10 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.26%) CMDB
5 7 (3.26%) PMI
6 4 (1.86%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.86%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.86%) User Experience
7 3 (1.40%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.40%) Replication
7 3 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.07%) Windows
2 27 (12.56%) Linux
3 15 (6.98%) Unix
4 14 (6.51%) Android
5 10 (4.65%) AIX
6 9 (4.19%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.86%) MVS
8 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.40%) Solaris
9 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.05%) ITIL
2 44 (20.47%) Configuration Management
3 41 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (15.81%) Project Management
5 29 (13.49%) Change Management
6 21 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (9.30%) PRINCE2
8 19 (8.84%) Software Delivery
9 18 (8.37%) DevOps
9 18 (8.37%) Migration
10 17 (7.91%) Automated Testing
10 17 (7.91%) Change Control
11 14 (6.51%) Case Management
11 14 (6.51%) Defect Management
11 14 (6.51%) Requirements Management
11 14 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (6.51%) Stress Testing
11 14 (6.51%) Workflow
12 13 (6.05%) ITSM
12 13 (6.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.67%) SQL
2 15 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.51%) C#
4 11 (5.12%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.65%) Perl
6 9 (4.19%) Java
7 7 (3.26%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.26%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.26%) Python
7 7 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.40%) ABAP
8 3 (1.40%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.93%) C
9 2 (0.93%) Go
9 2 (0.93%) Ruby
9 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.93%) VBScript
10 1 (0.47%) Korn
10 1 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.91%) Degree
4 8 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.26%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.79%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.86%) PMP
9 3 (1.40%) APMP
9 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.93%) CISM
10 2 (0.93%) CISSP
11 1 (0.47%) CCNP
11 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.47%) CITP
11 1 (0.47%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.47%) OCP
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.12%) QA
2 7 (3.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.33%) Firmware
3 1 (0.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) DameWare
2 3 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.93%) SCCM
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 47 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.81%) Oracle
3 12 (5.58%) Google
4 11 (5.12%) SAP
5 10 (4.65%) Informatica
6 9 (4.19%) F5
7 8 (3.72%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.26%) HP
9 6 (2.79%) Remedy
10 5 (2.33%) Adobe
10 5 (2.33%) Lotus
11 4 (1.86%) BMC
11 4 (1.86%) Cognos
11 4 (1.86%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.86%) Serena
12 3 (1.40%) AppDynamics
12 3 (1.40%) Dynatrace
12 3 (1.40%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.40%) New Relic
12 3 (1.40%) Sybase
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