The first table below looks at the demand for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Swindon 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 40 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Release Management 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.03% 2.59% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 3.26% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate £420 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +13.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
347 215 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.15% 79.63% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 176 189
Average daily rate £413 £423 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.37% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Release Management
Wiltshire

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the Swindon region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Swindon region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management.

1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
2 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) XHTML
2 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
2 4 (44.44%) ISO 9001
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) ColdFusion
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) Hudson
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Payment

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) CMS
1 4 (44.44%) ColdFusion
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
1 4 (44.44%) Hudson
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Release Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Release Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Web Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) XHTML
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
1 4 (44.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) ISO 9001
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft