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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 51 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.81% 1.04% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.28% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate £275 £343 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.70% -14.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £420 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £47.50 £12.90
% change year-on-year
-45.26% +268.21%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
483 626 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.90% 81.62% 77.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 384 233
Average daily rate £338 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.71 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.62% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Change Management
3 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) ClearCase
4 5 (29.41%) Resource Management
5 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) SLA
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Information Assurance
6 3 (17.65%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) MySQL
7 2 (11.76%) IIS
7 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
7 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.76%) JBoss
7 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Retail
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Implementation Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.88%) Java EE
1 1 (5.88%) JPA
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) Spring Integration
1 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
1 1 (5.88%) Spring Web Flow
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Resource Management
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
4 4 (23.53%) Information Assurance
4 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) AOP
6 1 (5.88%) KYC
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) ForgeRock
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat