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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 33 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.72% 1.77% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £383 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £42.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.31% +40.83%
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
232 315 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.00% 79.75% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 260 233
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 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 31 July 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) Process Management
4 4 (30.77%) ITSM
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) LDAP
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) SAS
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Informatica
4 4 (30.77%) Web Design
4 4 (30.77%) Workflow
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 4 (30.77%) CMDB

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 4 (30.77%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LDAP
1 4 (30.77%) SSL
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) QAComplete
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
3 1 (7.69%) Ranorex
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) TestComplete
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Change Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Change and Release Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Release Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Teradata Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Teradata Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
3 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) Process Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 4 (30.77%) Web Design
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Informatica
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) MicroStrategy
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
1 4 (30.77%) Teradata