The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 34 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Release Management 14 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.13% 2.04% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 3.45% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 8
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£450 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 145 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.94% 59.18% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 86 198
Average daily rate £390 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.95 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.96% -43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.85 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Release Management
South West

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 28 July 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 +2 6 £415 - 3
Gloucester - 3 £450 -
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) OO
3 10 (47.62%) Python
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Subversion
4 9 (42.86%) ClearCase
4 9 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (38.10%) Perl
5 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (33.33%) C++
7 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) Ant
8 5 (23.81%) Maven
8 5 (23.81%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
9 4 (19.05%) Ruby
9 4 (19.05%) Service Management
9 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle
10 3 (14.29%) Linux
10 3 (14.29%) UNIX
10 3 (14.29%) Web Services
10 3 (14.29%) XML
10 3 (14.29%) VPN
10 3 (14.29%) LDAP

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LDAP
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 9 (42.86%) ClearCase
1 9 (42.86%) Subversion
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) Apache Ivy
3 5 (23.81%) Ant
3 5 (23.81%) Maven
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) C++ Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) E-Business Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) GUI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
1 3 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) Struts
2 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) JDBC
3 1 (4.76%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) CMDB
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) OO
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) ITSM
6 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.52%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.76%) E-business
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) Perl
3 7 (33.33%) C++
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Ruby
6 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (14.29%) Lua
7 3 (14.29%) PHP
7 3 (14.29%) C
8 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 6 days ago