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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 34 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.12% 1.53% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.95% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate
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£491 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.15% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £285 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £401 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+61.01% +45.67%
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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
306 308 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.17% 78.57% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 237 180
Average daily rate £450 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £270 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.48 £34.00 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 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 30 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 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) WMI
6 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
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 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
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 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) EMV
2 1 (10.00%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
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 2 (20.00%) ISEB
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%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
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