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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 30 35 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.19% 2.14% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.76% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £270 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -4.68% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -38.06% -7.36%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 193 217 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 76.28% 77.50% 77.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 118 74
Median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.44% -50.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £82.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Release Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Basingstoke

Release Management
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) SAS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (57.14%) System Testing
1 4 (57.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO

Release Management
Top Related 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 4 (57.14%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Release Manager
1 3 (42.86%) SAS Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Environment And Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO