The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 30 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 12 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.59% 3.78% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 4.22% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
Median daily rate £193 £325 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.69% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £284 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £450 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £416
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
287 379 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 85.93% 89.60% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 289 158
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
1 11 (68.75%) IBM
1 11 (68.75%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (68.75%) InterSystems
1 11 (68.75%) Fiorano
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (68.75%) WebSphere
1 11 (68.75%) IBM Integration Bus
1 11 (68.75%) JCAPS
2 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 10 (62.50%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) HL7
4 8 (50.00%) XSLT
4 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (50.00%) Project Management
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Service Management
6 5 (31.25%) ITSM
7 3 (18.75%) ISEB
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 2 (12.50%) Banking

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 11 (68.75%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (68.75%) JCAPS
1 11 (68.75%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Applications Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Applications Support
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Support Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Business Integration Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Environment And Release Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Release Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (62.50%) XML
3 8 (50.00%) XSLT
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 8 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) ITSM
5 5 (31.25%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) OO
8 1 (6.25%) OOP
8 1 (6.25%) Open Source
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Fiorano
1 11 (68.75%) IBM
1 11 (68.75%) InterSystems
2 1 (6.25%) Guidewire