The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 28 April 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.

Release Management
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 85 92
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 16 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.83% 1.60% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.01% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 13
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -70.00% +98.16%  

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1552 1994 2147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.54% 79.76% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 1083 1125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 44 61
Median hourly rate £24.45 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.00% -45.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Berkshire

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Berkshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +11 10 - -
Slough +1 3 - -
Reading +15 2 £475 +18.75% 2
Release Management
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 13 (43.33%) HP
1 13 (43.33%) Software Delivery
2 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 11 (36.67%) Software Deployment
3 11 (36.67%) Software Distribution
3 11 (36.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (36.67%) Intel Security
3 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (33.33%) SMS
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 5 (16.67%) TDD
7 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.67%) JIRA
7 5 (16.67%) QA
7 5 (16.67%) BDD
7 5 (16.67%) REST
8 4 (13.33%) Confluence
8 4 (13.33%) Kanban
8 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (13.33%) Pair Programming
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) Change Management
8 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (13.33%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) Web Services
8 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (13.33%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (6.67%) CloudFront
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) SMS
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) OLTP
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.00%) Gradle
3 3 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (10.00%) JUnit
3 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (10.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Release Manager
3 2 (6.67%) AWS Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Release Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Software Release Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) REST
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) JSF
3 3 (10.00%) Spring
3 3 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (10.00%) Struts
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.33%) e-Health
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Software Delivery
2 11 (36.67%) Software Deployment
2 11 (36.67%) Software Distribution
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) BDD
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Kanban
6 4 (13.33%) Pair Programming
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) User Stories
7 3 (10.00%) Microservices
7 3 (10.00%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) APMP
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) IFRS
2 1 (3.33%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) HP
2 11 (36.67%) Intel Security
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Sophos
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £150 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Day Rate
Posted: 24 days ago