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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 29 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 22 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.63% 2.45% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.53% 3.97% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 7
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£450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -5.32%
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
292 151 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.47% 61.63% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 81 146
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.80% -42.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 September 2014. 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 +8 14 £450 - 6
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 26 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 23 (67.65%) DV Cleared
3 22 (64.71%) OO
4 21 (61.76%) Python
5 18 (52.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 18 (52.94%) ClearCase
5 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (52.94%) Subversion
6 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (50.00%) Perl
7 14 (41.18%) Java
8 13 (38.24%) Ant
8 13 (38.24%) Apache Ivy
8 13 (38.24%) Maven
9 12 (35.29%) C++
10 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
11 10 (29.41%) SQL
11 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
12 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
12 8 (23.53%) Lua
12 8 (23.53%) PHP
12 8 (23.53%) UNIX
13 7 (20.59%) Linux
13 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
14 6 (17.65%) Oracle
14 6 (17.65%) ITIL
14 6 (17.65%) Ruby
15 5 (14.71%) Spring
15 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
15 5 (14.71%) C

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SSL
1 2 (5.88%) AMQP
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Subversion
1 18 (52.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 18 (52.94%) ClearCase
2 13 (38.24%) Maven
2 13 (38.24%) Ant
2 13 (38.24%) Apache Ivy
3 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.82%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 8 (23.53%) C++ Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) VBA Developer
6 2 (5.88%) E-Business Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Business Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Excel Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Excel VBA Developer
7 1 (2.94%) GUI Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Spring
2 3 (8.82%) jQuery
2 3 (8.82%) Struts
2 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
3 2 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) Drools
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) JMS
4 1 (2.94%) WSDL
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) JDBC
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) OO
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.82%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) E-business
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) Service Management
9 1 (2.94%) Change Management
9 1 (2.94%) Test Management
9 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (2.94%) SysML
9 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Python
2 17 (50.00%) Perl
3 14 (41.18%) Java
4 12 (35.29%) C++
5 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
6 10 (29.41%) SQL
7 8 (23.53%) PHP
7 8 (23.53%) Lua
7 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
8 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
9 6 (17.65%) Ruby
10 5 (14.71%) C
11 2 (5.88%) VBA
12 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 23 (67.65%) DV Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) Sun Certification
4 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Sun
3 4 (11.76%) IBM
4 3 (8.82%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Software AG
6 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £460.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £516 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £495 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 13 days ago