The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 42 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 13 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.67% 1.54% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.24% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
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£458 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.40% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £29.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-32.15% +2.58%
Release Management
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
361 268 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.28% 68.72% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 141 141
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 19
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -6 10 £458 -8.40% 1
Cirencester - - - -
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 37 (88.10%) DV Cleared
1 37 (88.10%) Security Cleared
2 34 (80.95%) Python
3 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (71.43%) OO
4 30 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (69.05%) ClearCase
5 29 (69.05%) Perl
5 29 (69.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 29 (69.05%) Subversion
6 26 (61.90%) UNIX
7 22 (52.38%) Java
7 22 (52.38%) Bash Shell
8 21 (50.00%) Ruby
9 19 (45.24%) Scrum
10 18 (42.86%) Maven
10 18 (42.86%) Ant
10 18 (42.86%) Apache Ivy
11 17 (40.48%) OOD
12 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
13 15 (35.71%) PHP
13 15 (35.71%) Lua
14 14 (33.33%) C++
15 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
16 12 (28.57%) SQL
17 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
17 11 (26.19%) Linux
18 9 (21.43%) Sun
18 9 (21.43%) Sun Certification
19 8 (19.05%) J2EE

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SDH
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.14%) 3G
1 3 (7.14%) 2G
1 3 (7.14%) 2.5G
1 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
1 3 (7.14%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) QlikView
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 29 (69.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 29 (69.05%) ClearCase
1 29 (69.05%) Subversion
2 18 (42.86%) Maven
2 18 (42.86%) Ant
2 18 (42.86%) Apache Ivy
3 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.38%) Law
1 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.19%) C++ Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (9.52%) DBA
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) GUI Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Test Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) J2EE
2 3 (7.14%) STL
3 1 (2.38%) Spring
3 1 (2.38%) Django
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) UNIX
2 11 (26.19%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (71.43%) OO
2 30 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (45.24%) Scrum
4 17 (40.48%) OOD
5 8 (19.05%) User Stories
6 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.52%) Database Tuning
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
10 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.76%) Information Management
10 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.38%) Service Management
11 1 (2.38%) E-business
11 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) Python
2 29 (69.05%) Perl
3 22 (52.38%) Java
3 22 (52.38%) Bash Shell
4 21 (50.00%) Ruby
5 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 15 (35.71%) PHP
6 15 (35.71%) Lua
7 14 (33.33%) C++
8 12 (28.57%) SQL
9 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
10 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
11 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (88.10%) DV Cleared
1 37 (88.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) Sun Certification
3 8 (19.05%) OCPJP
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Sun
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 13 days ago