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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 41 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.26% - 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%
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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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
281 212 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.95% 73.36% 64.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 157 77
Average daily rate £370 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -56.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) CRM
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) CMS
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (40.00%) Document Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Lync
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (20.00%) SaaS

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) CMS
2 5 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (30.00%) Lync
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) L2TP
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) Transition Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
1 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Architect
1 1 (10.00%) Developer
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Administrator
1 1 (10.00%) Development Team Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Change and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) CRM
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) Document Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) MetaFrame
2 1 (10.00%) UAG
2 1 (10.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp