The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 55 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.10% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.70% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £348 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% -4.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+192.85% -37.77%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
577 426 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.15% 69.61% 69.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 212 273
Average daily rate £350 £362 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £234 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
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 Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Glasgow region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (18.75%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
6 2 (12.50%) RPG
6 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Control-M
6 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (12.50%) CA Endevor
6 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 2 (12.50%) iSeries

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) TWiki
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
1 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Release Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
3 2 (12.50%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Release Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) iSeries
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) RPG
1 2 (12.50%) RPG IV
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) ACCA
1 1 (6.25%) CIMA
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Control-M
1 2 (12.50%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy
2 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM