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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 81 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing Release Management 6 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.82% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.15% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Average daily rate
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£348 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £14.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+98.21% -34.50%
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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
1087 869 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.76% 71.64% 66.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 469 281
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £151.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) CA Endevor
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) OAuth
4 1 (12.50%) DataPower
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Puppet
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) CICS
4 1 (12.50%) zOS

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (12.50%) CICS
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Release Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) OAuth
1 1 (12.50%) SAML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) DataPower
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) RAD
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ACCA
1 1 (12.50%) CIMA
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
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