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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 67 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 1.02% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £14.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+98.21% -34.50%
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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
690 504 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.68% 73.47% 63.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 351 287
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 25
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Saba
3 1 (12.50%) IVR
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) ISA Server

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HCM
1 1 (12.50%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
1 1 (12.50%) Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Analyst
1 1 (12.50%) DBA
1 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) IVR
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) X++
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Saba
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Lumesse