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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 55 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 16 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.87% 1.46% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.82% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £281 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £355 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.00%
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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
693 659 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.05% 80.17% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 294 288
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £24.00 £17.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 August 2015, 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 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
3 7 (22.58%) SOA
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Middleware
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
3 7 (22.58%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
5 5 (16.13%) VBA
5 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) RAD
5 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
5 5 (16.13%) Finance
5 5 (16.13%) Resource Management
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
6 4 (12.90%) WebCenter
6 4 (12.90%) Security Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance
6 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
6 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
6 4 (12.90%) Windows
7 3 (9.68%) Linux
7 3 (9.68%) Java

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Project
3 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LDAP
1 2 (6.45%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.45%) MS Access
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Designer
1 7 (22.58%) SOA Designer
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Coordinator
2 5 (16.13%) Excel Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Release Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) SOA Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) RAD Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Software Release Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) VBA Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Middleware
2 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (12.90%) WebCenter
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) iSeries
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) SOA
1 7 (22.58%) Change Management
1 7 (22.58%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) RAD
2 5 (16.13%) Resource Management
3 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
3 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Security Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance
4 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 2 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) VBA
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) RPG
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) RPG IV
4 1 (3.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.45%) ForgeRock