The first table below looks at the demand for the Release Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 216 229 205
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 28 10 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.12% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.13% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 22
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£390 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8317 7813 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.67% 91.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 4023 4109
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Release Manager
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Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 12 £388 - 2
Hampshire -16 8 £450 +12.50%
Oxfordshire - 4 £300 -
Berkshire +5 3 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Release Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Release Manager in their job title.

1 49 (80.33%) Release Management
2 15 (24.59%) QA
2 15 (24.59%) Finance
3 12 (19.67%) Wealth Management
4 11 (18.03%) Problem Management
4 11 (18.03%) Incident Management
4 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
5 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (14.75%) Scrum
6 9 (14.75%) Lotus Domino
6 9 (14.75%) Test Management
7 8 (13.11%) ITIL
8 6 (9.84%) Apple
8 6 (9.84%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
8 6 (9.84%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
8 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
9 5 (8.20%) Migration
9 5 (8.20%) Oracle
9 5 (8.20%) Service Management
9 5 (8.20%) Change Management
10 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.56%) ERP
10 4 (6.56%) Dependency Management
10 4 (6.56%) Resource Management
10 4 (6.56%) Marketing
10 4 (6.56%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.92%) Maven

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Release Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.75%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) DataStage
1 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.64%) MarkLogic
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Ant
1 3 (4.92%) Maven
1 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) Hudson
2 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
1 2 (3.28%) SOAP
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
1 2 (3.28%) XML
1 2 (3.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.64%) DTV
2 1 (1.64%) PKI
2 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (80.33%) Release Management
2 12 (19.67%) Wealth Management
3 11 (18.03%) Problem Management
3 11 (18.03%) Incident Management
3 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
4 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.75%) Scrum
5 9 (14.75%) Test Management
6 8 (13.11%) ITIL
7 6 (9.84%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (9.84%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (8.20%) Migration
8 5 (8.20%) Service Management
8 5 (8.20%) Change Management
9 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.56%) ERP
9 4 (6.56%) Resource Management
9 4 (6.56%) Dependency Management
9 4 (6.56%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
1 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Puppet
1 2 (3.28%) Vagrant
1 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Apple
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Lotus
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Metastorm
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