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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 34 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.40% 3.35% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 4.11% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £400 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+66.15% -36.06%
Release Management
South Wales

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
207 341 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 83.47% 81.58% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 279 222
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 £210 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £29.60 £12.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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
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 30 August 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) SaaS
2 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) LDAP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) TestComplete
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
1 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (16.67%) TestComplete
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow