The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
769 1367 1260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.53% 95.93% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 695 643
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £14.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) QA

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA