The first table below looks at the demand for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 42 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.24% 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£460 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
379 383 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.21% 95.51% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 266 201
Average daily rate £408 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Release Manager
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft