Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 91 104
Rank change year-on-year +19 +13 +8
Contract jobs citing Release Management 31 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.02% 1.71% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.04% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £360 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.83% -9.25% +100.00%
10th Percentile £223 £320 £198
90th Percentile £478 £409 £570
South East median daily rate £480 £427 £436
% change year-on-year +12.35% -2.06% +2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.00 £51.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.71% - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £48.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -27.84% +304.17% -4.00%

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 1,360 1,669 1,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.54% 83.70% 83.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 890 813
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.03% +0.31% -
10th Percentile £259 £250 £256
90th Percentile £588 £557 £543
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 96 53
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £23.75 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.79% -12.12% +17.86%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £11.06
90th Percentile £47.18 £47.50 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.90
% change year-on-year +20.00% +25.63% -17.08%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Buckinghamshire

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor 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 17 July 2019. 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 +15 25 £300 -17.01% 5
Release Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.81%) Change Management
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
5 7 (22.58%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (22.58%) IaaS
6 6 (19.35%) OpenStack
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (19.35%) PaaS
6 6 (19.35%) OpenShift
6 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
6 6 (19.35%) IBM
6 6 (19.35%) Migration
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Banking
7 5 (16.13%) Retail
7 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (16.13%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (16.13%) F5
7 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
8 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure

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 6 (19.35%) OpenStack
1 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (22.58%) IaaS
4 6 (19.35%) OpenShift
4 6 (19.35%) PaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DHCP
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) GitLab
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Change Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Contracts Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Engineering Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Change Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Assistant
5 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Change Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Spring
1 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Taxonomies
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.81%) Change Management
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.90%) DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) Line Management
6 4 (12.90%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 4 (12.90%) Programme Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.90%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) Java 8
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
1 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
2 6 (19.35%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) F5
4 4 (12.90%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Planview
5 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle