The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 1.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate - £488 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £408
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Release Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
459 460 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.23% 97.05% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 288 190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 28
Average hourly rate £15.40 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Release Manager
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Java EE
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle