Period
to 15 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 15 May 2021 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 66 79
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13 +18
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 8 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.74% 0.90% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.10% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 12
10th Percentile £288 £316 £255
25th Percentile £289 £373 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £295 £387 £340
Median % change year-on-year -23.67% +13.68% -5.82%
75th Percentile £341 £400 £441
90th Percentile £365 £422 £484
South East median daily rate £400 £438 £480
% change year-on-year -8.57% -8.85% +11.63%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 601 728 1,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.91% 82.07% 87.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 434 731
10th Percentile £300 £268 £217
25th Percentile £381 £331 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% - +2.41%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £525
90th Percentile £575 £638 £613
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 61 81
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.60 £13.25
25th Percentile £9.52 £12.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate £12.99 £15.00 £23.50
Median % change year-on-year -13.40% -36.17% +62.07%
75th Percentile £22.25 £17.75 £41.40
90th Percentile £39.43 £35.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £28.39 £21.00 £24.91
% change year-on-year +35.18% -15.70% +18.62%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Release Management in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for Release Management in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Release Management in Buckinghamshire.

Hourly rate trend for Release Management in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 4 £295 -23.67% 2
Release Management
South East

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Rundeck
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Rundeck