Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 92 118
Rank change year-on-year 0 +26 -12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 44 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.91% 1.01% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.21% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £383 £408 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.13% +2.84% -15.47%
10th Percentile £320 £243 £337
90th Percentile £465 £468 £473
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +244.00% +4.17% -64.71%

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 1,902 1,410 1,952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.66% 83.98% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 765 992
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% +9.29%
10th Percentile £255 £257 £250
90th Percentile £538 £571 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 58 64
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.84% +22.54%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.21 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.48 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 32 £375 -7.98% 4
Amersham - 1 £215 -
Release Management
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (70.45%) Process Improvement
3 29 (65.91%) DevOps
4 28 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 28 (63.64%) Scrum
5 27 (61.36%) Technical Architecture
6 21 (47.73%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (40.91%) Finance
8 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (36.36%) OpenStack
10 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
11 12 (27.27%) Banking
12 11 (25.00%) JIRA
12 11 (25.00%) PaaS
12 11 (25.00%) Confluence
12 11 (25.00%) Financial Institution
12 11 (25.00%) IaaS
12 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 9 (20.45%) OpenShift
13 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
14 8 (18.18%) Linux
14 8 (18.18%) Firewall
14 8 (18.18%) IBM
14 8 (18.18%) MongoDB
14 8 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
14 8 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
14 8 (18.18%) Selenium

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 16 (36.36%) OpenStack
2 11 (25.00%) Confluence
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (25.00%) IaaS
3 11 (25.00%) PaaS
4 9 (20.45%) OpenShift
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 8 (18.18%) NuoDB
1 8 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (18.18%) Redis
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (25.00%) JIRA
2 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.18%) Selenium
3 3 (6.82%) GitLab
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 11 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Delivery Manager
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 11 (25.00%) Release Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Change and Release Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Change Manager
5 5 (11.36%) DevOps Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Service Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.27%) Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Service Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Site Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (70.45%) Process Improvement
3 29 (65.91%) DevOps
4 28 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 28 (63.64%) Scrum
5 27 (61.36%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 7 (15.91%) ITIL
8 7 (15.91%) Service Management
9 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.36%) Matrix Organization
11 4 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
12 3 (6.82%) Change Management
12 3 (6.82%) Kanban
12 3 (6.82%) Programme Delivery
13 2 (4.55%) Project Management
14 1 (2.27%) ITSM
14 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Java
1 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle