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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 88 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 7 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.83% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.01% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 14
Median daily rate £500 £463 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +14.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-12.39% +9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+54.28% -30.00%
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
1067 1287 992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.36% 81.82% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 661 576
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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
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 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 13 (50.00%) Project Management
2 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 11 (42.31%) Banking
4 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) Service Management
6 5 (19.23%) Change Management
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (11.54%) Solaris
8 3 (11.54%) Unix
8 3 (11.54%) Mainframe
8 3 (11.54%) RACF
8 3 (11.54%) IBM
8 3 (11.54%) PMP
8 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
8 3 (11.54%) Retail

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (7.69%) MS Access
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (42.31%) Banking
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.85%) International Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Environment Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (15.38%) IT Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Transformation Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Transformation Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Environment And Release Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Migration Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Access VBA Developer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.69%) WCF
1 2 (7.69%) WinForms
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Project Management
2 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Change Management
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.69%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C#
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
1 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
1 2 (7.69%) VB
1 2 (7.69%) VBA
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
1 3 (11.54%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) RACF
1 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) DevExpress
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
3 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.85%) AppSense
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
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