Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Release Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 135 111
Rank change year-on-year +36 -24 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 13 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.75% 0.30% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.31% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £340 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -18.07% +4.40%
10th Percentile £350 £340 £408
90th Percentile £461 £470 £423
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £426
% change year-on-year +2.21% +3.28% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,635 2,246 1,615
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.97% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 997 840
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £217 £227 £213
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 129 77
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.38 £42.62 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.62
% change year-on-year +13.89% -8.25% +7.18%

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Release Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Buckinghamshire

Release Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Manager in Buckinghamshire

Release Manager
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 Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +22 10 £400 +17.65% 1
Release Manager
South East

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) Release Management
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) GitLab
5 5 (38.46%) NuoDB
5 5 (38.46%) Docker
6 4 (30.77%) OpenShift
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) SOA
7 3 (23.08%) git-flow
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (7.69%) MS Access
9 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
9 1 (7.69%) QA
9 1 (7.69%) Banking
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (7.69%) Microservices

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) NuoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) GitLab
3 4 (30.77%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) git-flow
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Release Management
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Microservices
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft