The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 65 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £446 £416
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Release Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
621 843 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.67% 95.90% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 471 360
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 13
Average hourly rate £13.73 £27.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.09% +77.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Release Manager
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) CMMI
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) CMMI
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9000