Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Release Management
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 48 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 -1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 9 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.83% 2.85% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 3.28% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Basingstoke median daily rate - £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.24% +14.86%
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £43.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year - +8.18% -

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 382 609 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 77.48% 86.88% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 291 223
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £358 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.89% -7.74% -
10th Percentile £195 £200 £201
90th Percentile £502 £498 £544
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £401 £390
% change year-on-year +7.37% +2.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 22
Basingstoke median hourly rate £15.28 £16.50 £17.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.38% -5.44% +0.43%
10th Percentile £11.56 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £36.88 £38.75 £37.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.14 £33.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.42% -12.00% +66.67%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Basingstoke

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Release Management in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (66.67%) V-Model
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) LoadRunner
3 5 (55.56%) JMeter
3 5 (55.56%) System Testing
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Perfmon
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Network Management
5 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 5 (55.56%) JMeter
2 5 (55.56%) LoadRunner
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) SilkTest
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Informatica Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Change and Release Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Release Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) V-Model
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) System Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Network Management
6 2 (22.22%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) Data Virtualisation
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Perfmon
2 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Informatica
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) IBM