The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 40 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.09% 1.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate £400 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £393
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +251.85%
Release Management
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
308 339 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.42% 79.76% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 249 191
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) OOD
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) OOD
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft