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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 56 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Release Management 20 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.49% 1.40% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.94% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate
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£443 £385 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.93% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £353 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £393 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.70 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+274.16% -37.30%
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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
1036 877 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.37% 72.36% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 472 203
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £29.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, 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 9 (34.62%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) QA
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
4 6 (23.08%) RAD
4 6 (23.08%) VBA
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) .NET
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
5 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (11.54%) Workflow Management
7 3 (11.54%) Workflow
7 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (11.54%) MS Office
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (7.69%) CA Endevor
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Test Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (3.85%) CICS
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (34.62%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Release Manager
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Excel Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Platform Manager
3 3 (11.54%) RAD Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Database Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) SAML
2 1 (3.85%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Life Science
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) DataPower
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) RAD
3 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow Management
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Test Management
6 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) Process Management
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) VBA
2 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) VCP4
4 1 (3.85%) ACCA
4 1 (3.85%) CIMA
4 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) CA Endevor
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
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