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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 55 70 83
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Contract jobs citing Release Management 16 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.76% 1.40% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.70% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 2
Median daily rate £400 £363 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £273 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £520 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £364 £408
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
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
735 1232 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.04% 82.30% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 615 613
Median daily rate £413 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 15 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) SDLC
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) Workflow
6 4 (16.00%) WinForms
6 4 (16.00%) Workflow Management
6 4 (16.00%) VB
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (16.00%) C#
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (16.00%) OO
6 4 (16.00%) OOD
6 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (16.00%) Banking
6 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.00%) WCF
6 4 (16.00%) DevExpress
6 4 (16.00%) SaaS
6 4 (16.00%) Refactoring
6 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio Team System

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Route 53
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Release Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Environment Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (16.00%) WCF
2 4 (16.00%) WinForms
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) SDLC
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) OOD
5 4 (16.00%) Refactoring
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) Workflow
5 4 (16.00%) Workflow Management
6 2 (8.00%) Change Control
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C#
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
1 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (16.00%) VB
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) DevExpress
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy
3 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.00%) AppSense
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) VMware