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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 40 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Release Management 16 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.21% 3.27% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 5.42% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 0
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£438 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -28.23%
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
363 277 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.89% 60.35% 63.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 132 72
Average daily rate £408 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £507 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 17
Average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +178.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 -5 4 £425 +4.81%
Gloucester -4 3 £438 +48.30% 2
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 28 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 27 (90.00%) Python
2 27 (90.00%) DV Cleared
3 24 (80.00%) Java
3 24 (80.00%) Perl
4 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (66.67%) Maven
5 20 (66.67%) Ant
5 20 (66.67%) ClearCase
5 20 (66.67%) OO
6 19 (63.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 19 (63.33%) Subversion
6 19 (63.33%) Apache Ivy
7 18 (60.00%) Lua
7 18 (60.00%) UNIX
7 18 (60.00%) PHP
7 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (46.67%) Sun
8 14 (46.67%) Sun Certification
9 11 (36.67%) Ruby
10 8 (26.67%) Scrum
10 8 (26.67%) ITIL
10 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
11 7 (23.33%) J2EE
12 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
12 6 (20.00%) C++
12 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
13 5 (16.67%) SQL
13 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SDH
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.33%) 3G
1 1 (3.33%) 2G
1 1 (3.33%) 2.5G
1 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (3.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Ant
1 20 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 20 (66.67%) Maven
2 19 (63.33%) Apache Ivy
2 19 (63.33%) Subversion
2 19 (63.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Release Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Change and Release Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Change and Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Integration Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) J2EE
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) Drools
3 2 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (3.33%) Django
4 1 (3.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.33%) Ergonomics
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (66.67%) OO
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Scrum
4 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.67%) User Stories
6 4 (13.33%) OOD
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
8 2 (6.67%) Open Source
9 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
9 1 (3.33%) Project Management
9 1 (3.33%) Validation
9 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) Python
2 24 (80.00%) Java
2 24 (80.00%) Perl
3 18 (60.00%) PHP
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (60.00%) Lua
4 11 (36.67%) Ruby
5 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (20.00%) C++
7 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (10.00%) C
9 1 (3.33%) C#
9 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.33%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 27 (90.00%) DV Cleared
3 14 (46.67%) Sun Certification
4 5 (16.67%) OCPJP
5 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Sun
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) OpenText
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft