The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 72 67
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.69% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.89% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £421 £400
% change year-on-year -0.71% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £41.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -71.08% +105.59%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 513 790 747
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 77.61% 77.38% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 438 405
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 17
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.65% -5.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £49.26 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Reading

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) AOP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 1 (20.00%) IFRS
2 1 (20.00%) IFRS 9
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) OLTP
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) AOP
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) IFRS
1 1 (20.00%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Day Rate
Posted: 21 days ago