The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 29 March 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 / Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 39 67
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 17 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.06% 2.81% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 3.56% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 2
Median daily rate £475 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £123 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 440 393 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.28% 78.76% 84.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 305 369
Median daily rate £450 £400 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £214 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 41
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Oxfordshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Oxfordshire

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Oxfordshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Oxford -7 8 £150 -48.27%
Kidlington -3 2 £475 -
Release Management
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 16 (48.48%) PHP
1 16 (48.48%) MySQL
1 16 (48.48%) MVC
1 16 (48.48%) PostgreSQL
1 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (45.45%) Symfony
2 15 (45.45%) Laravel
3 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 11 (33.33%) Web Development
4 10 (30.30%) Degree
4 10 (30.30%) Refactoring
4 10 (30.30%) Subversion
4 10 (30.30%) Zend
4 10 (30.30%) nginx
4 10 (30.30%) Mercurial
4 10 (30.30%) CouchDB
4 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
4 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (30.30%) Redis
4 10 (30.30%) Web Application Development
4 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
4 10 (30.30%) Ansible
4 10 (30.30%) Memcached
4 10 (30.30%) Puppet
4 10 (30.30%) Node.js
4 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
4 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
4 10 (30.30%) Yii

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (30.30%) Apache
1 10 (30.30%) nginx
2 6 (18.18%) Drupal
2 6 (18.18%) SilverStripe
3 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.03%) GeoServer
3 1 (3.03%) Perch
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) MySQL
1 16 (48.48%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (30.30%) CouchDB
2 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
2 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
2 10 (30.30%) Redis
2 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
2 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 10 (30.30%) Mercurial
2 10 (30.30%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
2 3 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) PHP Developer
3 10 (30.30%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (27.27%) PHP Zend Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Data Centre Manager
5 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
6 6 (18.18%) Analyst
6 6 (18.18%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 5 (15.15%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
7 5 (15.15%) Data Migration Manager
7 5 (15.15%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 5 (15.15%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
7 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (15.15%) Migration Manager
7 5 (15.15%) Migration Project Manager
7 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
8 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Laravel
1 15 (45.45%) Symfony
2 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 10 (30.30%) LAMP
3 10 (30.30%) LAPP Stack
3 10 (30.30%) LEMP Stack
3 10 (30.30%) Memcached
3 10 (30.30%) Node.js
3 10 (30.30%) Yii
4 6 (18.18%) XML
4 6 (18.18%) XML Schema
4 6 (18.18%) XSLT
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.03%) Google Maps API
5 1 (3.03%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) PMI
3 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) MVC
2 11 (33.33%) Web Development
3 10 (30.30%) Change Management
3 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
3 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (30.30%) OO
3 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (30.30%) Refactoring
3 10 (30.30%) Web Application Development
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
4 8 (24.24%) Project Management
5 7 (21.21%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
6 6 (18.18%) Change Control
6 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 6 (18.18%) RDF
6 6 (18.18%) Secure Coding
7 5 (15.15%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) PHP
2 6 (18.18%) Perl
2 6 (18.18%) XPath
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) PMI Certification
2 7 (21.21%) PMP
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.06%) MCP
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Ansible
1 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (30.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Zend
2 6 (18.18%) BMC
2 6 (18.18%) Remedy
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Google
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