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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 37 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.14% 1.33% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 1.73% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
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£488 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £389 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.90 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+268.21% -36.29%
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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
335 289 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 79.76% 76.66% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 220 204
Average daily rate £475 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £225 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £531 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.50 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £40.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) EMV
5 1 (10.00%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) EMV
1 1 (10.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
1 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WMI
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) IBM