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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 67 51 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.46% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.23% 0.15%
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 £365 £375 £379
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-28.23% -5.55%
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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
639 436 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.53% 71.24% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 310 421
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.05% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 19 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) X++
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Transition Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) X++
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible