The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 58 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Release Management 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.79% 0.44% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.71% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
679 720 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.72% 78.86% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 488 254
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 10
Average hourly rate £37.74 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.96% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.10 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) SaaS
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) SAP HCM
6 1 (8.33%) Saba
6 1 (8.33%) IVR
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
1 1 (8.33%) SAP HCM
1 1 (8.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) PuTTY
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Development Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Environment Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Saba
2 1 (8.33%) Lumesse