The first table below looks at the demand for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 66 49 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.50% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
606 397 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.84% 72.58% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 268 381
Average daily rate £375 £358 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 34
Average hourly rate £23.25 £36.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.73% +47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Release Management
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Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management.

1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible