The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 89 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.98% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.22% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 18
Median daily rate £575 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.59 £32.47
% change year-on-year
+74.82% -36.57%
Release Management
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1163 1152 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.25% 81.01% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 642 551
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 20
Median hourly rate £20.50 £38.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.09% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 24 (54.55%) Project Management
2 19 (43.18%) Configuration Management
3 16 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (34.09%) Finance
4 15 (34.09%) ITIL
5 13 (29.55%) Linux
6 11 (25.00%) Windows
7 9 (20.45%) Web Services
7 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
7 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.45%) Banking
8 8 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (18.18%) System Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (18.18%) Web Filtering
9 7 (15.91%) SDLC
9 7 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (15.91%) XML
9 7 (15.91%) HTTP
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.64%) SOAP
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Law
10 6 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) DNS
2 3 (6.82%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (6.82%) SSL
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) MS Access
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 6 (13.64%) Law
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.27%) International Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Environment Manager
2 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Services Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Transformation Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Transformation Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.55%) Migration Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Web Services
2 7 (15.91%) XML
3 6 (13.64%) SOAP
4 4 (9.09%) CSS
4 4 (9.09%) CSS3
4 4 (9.09%) HTML
4 4 (9.09%) HTML5
4 4 (9.09%) JSON
4 4 (9.09%) Middleware
4 4 (9.09%) RESTful
5 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.82%) jQuery
5 3 (6.82%) RequireJS
5 3 (6.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.82%) Solaris
3 3 (6.82%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Project Management
2 19 (43.18%) Configuration Management
3 15 (34.09%) ITIL
3 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
5 8 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 8 (18.18%) System Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Web Filtering
6 7 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (15.91%) SDLC
7 6 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.82%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
1 3 (6.82%) PMP
2 2 (4.55%) IISP
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) RACF
2 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
1 5 (11.36%) SCOM
1 5 (11.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) AppSense
2 3 (6.82%) Citrix
2 3 (6.82%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) IBM