The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Manager
England / South East
Rank 219 242 219
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 23 17 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.19% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.20% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 28
Median daily rate £464 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £376 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7116 8310 9176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.57% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4154 5083 4898
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 389 429
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Release Manager
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 Manager across the South East region.

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Release Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Release Manager
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 Manager across the South East region.

Release Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Release Manager
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 Manager 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 +16 13 £465 +20.00%
Berkshire +12 6 £438 -7.89%
Surrey - 4 - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 22 (57.89%) Release Management
2 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.42%) Change Management
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) SDLC
6 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) MS Office
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) SLA
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.26%) Linux
7 2 (5.26%) SQL
7 2 (5.26%) TIBCO
7 2 (5.26%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Front Office
7 2 (5.26%) MVC

Release Manager Skill Set
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 2 (5.26%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.63%) PKI
2 1 (2.63%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Release Management
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Change Management
3 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) SDLC
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) ATG
3 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Pega
4 1 (2.63%) SAP