The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
England / South East
Rank 148 158 161
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 93 107 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 1.16% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.43% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 60 27
Median daily rate £436 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.64% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £234 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.25 - £13.75
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6306 7493 7783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.55% 81.26% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4607 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 276
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +19.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in the South East

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in the South East

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in the South East

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Release Management in the South East

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Hampshire +23 41 £430 +10.96% 1
Oxfordshire -7 18 £475 +5.55%
Berkshire +7 14 £350 -30.00% 2
Surrey +9 9 £494 +37.15% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £450 - 1
West Sussex -8 1 £288 -20.68%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 45 (26.47%) Configuration Management
1 45 (26.47%) ITIL
2 43 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (20.59%) Git (software)
5 33 (19.41%) Security Cleared
6 28 (16.47%) MVC
6 28 (16.47%) Linux
6 28 (16.47%) Microsoft
7 27 (15.88%) Change Management
8 24 (14.12%) SC Cleared
9 22 (12.94%) PRINCE2
10 20 (11.76%) Windows
10 20 (11.76%) Finance
11 19 (11.18%) TDD
11 19 (11.18%) XML
11 19 (11.18%) PHP
11 19 (11.18%) SQL
11 19 (11.18%) Oracle
11 19 (11.18%) Jenkins
12 18 (10.59%) MySQL
12 18 (10.59%) Web Services
12 18 (10.59%) Scrum
13 17 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (10.00%) JavaScript
13 17 (10.00%) Project Management
14 16 (9.41%) Apache
14 16 (9.41%) AngularJS
14 16 (9.41%) IaaS
14 16 (9.41%) Laravel

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (9.41%) Apache
2 11 (6.47%) nginx
3 10 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.71%) IIS
5 7 (4.12%) Confluence
6 6 (3.53%) Drupal
6 6 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.53%) SilverStripe
6 6 (3.53%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.76%) SAS
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.59%) CMS
8 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.59%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.59%) phpBB
8 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.71%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.71%) MS Office
2 3 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
3 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.41%) IaaS
1 16 (9.41%) PaaS
2 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (2.35%) Google Play
5 3 (1.76%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.18%) SaaS
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.59%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.59%) GitHub
7 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.12%) HTTP
1 7 (4.12%) SMS
2 5 (2.94%) DNS
3 4 (2.35%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.35%) Internet
3 4 (2.35%) LAN
3 4 (2.35%) WAN
4 3 (1.76%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.76%) DHCP
4 3 (1.76%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.76%) Firewall
4 3 (1.76%) NAS
4 3 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.76%) VPN
5 2 (1.18%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.18%) Network Security
5 2 (1.18%) PBX
5 2 (1.18%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.59%) ATM
6 1 (0.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.59%) MySQL
2 17 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.06%) SQL Server
5 11 (6.47%) CouchDB
5 11 (6.47%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.47%) NoSQL
5 11 (6.47%) Redis
6 9 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.18%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.65%) Mercurial
4 11 (6.47%) JIRA
4 11 (6.47%) Subversion
4 11 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.71%) Gradle
6 7 (4.12%) MSI
7 6 (3.53%) Android Studio
7 6 (3.53%) Selenium
7 6 (3.53%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.94%) Moq
8 5 (2.94%) MSTest
8 5 (2.94%) webpack
9 4 (2.35%) NuGet
9 4 (2.35%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.76%) Gatling
11 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.18%) JUnit
General
1 20 (11.76%) Finance
2 12 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.29%) Retail
4 6 (3.53%) Publishing
5 4 (2.35%) Advertising
6 3 (1.76%) Banking
6 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.59%) Back Office
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (27.65%) Developer
2 24 (14.12%) Project Manager
2 24 (14.12%) Release Manager
3 16 (9.41%) PHP Developer
4 12 (7.06%) Analyst
5 10 (5.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 10 (5.88%) Symfony Developer
6 9 (5.29%) PHP Zend Developer
7 7 (4.12%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.12%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.53%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.53%) Android Developer
8 6 (3.53%) Data Centre Manager
8 6 (3.53%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 6 (3.53%) Senior Manager
8 6 (3.53%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.53%) Technical Manager
8 6 (3.53%) Test Manager
9 5 (2.94%) Data Migration Project Manager
9 5 (2.94%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.18%) XML
2 18 (10.59%) Web Services
3 16 (9.41%) AngularJS
3 16 (9.41%) Laravel
3 16 (9.41%) Symfony
4 14 (8.24%) Node.js
5 13 (7.65%) .NET
6 12 (7.06%) LAMP
7 11 (6.47%) LAPP Stack
7 11 (6.47%) LEMP Stack
7 11 (6.47%) Memcached
7 11 (6.47%) Yii
8 9 (5.29%) RESTful
9 8 (4.71%) Ajax
9 8 (4.71%) ASP.NET
9 8 (4.71%) REST
9 8 (4.71%) WCF
10 7 (4.12%) .NET Framework
10 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.47%) CMDB
3 10 (5.88%) Smart Meter
4 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.12%) PMI
6 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.76%) Life Science
7 3 (1.76%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.59%) e-Health
8 1 (0.59%) EPoS
8 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.47%) Linux
2 20 (11.76%) Windows
3 9 (5.29%) Unix
4 6 (3.53%) Android
5 5 (2.94%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.47%) Configuration Management
1 45 (26.47%) ITIL
2 43 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (16.47%) MVC
5 27 (15.88%) Change Management
6 22 (12.94%) PRINCE2
7 19 (11.18%) TDD
8 18 (10.59%) Scrum
9 17 (10.00%) Project Management
10 16 (9.41%) DevOps
11 14 (8.24%) Service Management
11 14 (8.24%) Software Engineering
12 13 (7.65%) Incident Management
12 13 (7.65%) Migration
12 13 (7.65%) User Stories
13 12 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (7.06%) Risk Management
13 12 (7.06%) Web Development
14 11 (6.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.18%) PHP
1 19 (11.18%) SQL
2 17 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (7.06%) C#
4 10 (5.88%) VB
5 9 (5.29%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.71%) Java
7 7 (4.12%) Perl
7 7 (4.12%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.53%) XPath
9 5 (2.94%) ES6
9 5 (2.94%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.35%) F#
11 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.18%) Python
11 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.59%) Ruby
12 1 (0.59%) Scala
12 1 (0.59%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 33 (19.41%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.12%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.65%) Degree
3 13 (7.65%) PMP
4 11 (6.47%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.71%) PMI Certification
6 7 (4.12%) APMP
7 3 (1.76%) ISEB
7 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.18%) MCP
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.59%) CCNP
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.88%) PMO
1 10 (5.88%) SLA
2 6 (3.53%) QA
3 5 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.35%) PA-DSS
5 2 (1.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.59%) IFRS
6 1 (0.59%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (7.06%) Ansible
2 11 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (6.47%) Puppet
3 9 (5.29%) SCCM
3 9 (5.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (4.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (2.35%) Netcool
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (1.18%) WSUS
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.59%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (0.59%) Piwik
7 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 28 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.18%) Oracle
3 14 (8.24%) VMware
4 12 (7.06%) Zend
5 11 (6.47%) HP
6 8 (4.71%) Intel Security
6 8 (4.71%) Remedy
7 6 (3.53%) BMC
8 5 (2.94%) Google
8 5 (2.94%) IBM
9 4 (2.35%) Juniper
9 4 (2.35%) SAP
10 3 (1.76%) Dell
11 2 (1.18%) ATG
11 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.18%) Cisco
11 2 (1.18%) Cognos
11 2 (1.18%) Nortel
11 2 (1.18%) Pega
11 2 (1.18%) TIBCO
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180 - £226 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 19 days ago