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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 46 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.40% 1.28% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.64% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 16
Median daily rate £365 £340 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -27.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £415
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-35.22% -7.36%

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
307 365 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 85.99% 77.83% 72.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 197 217
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.78% +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £27.50 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.20 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £365 -
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Maven
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Ant
3 7 (46.67%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Software Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
4 6 (40.00%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB
5 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) Atlassian
5 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) Cloudera
5 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium IDE

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Ant
1 7 (46.67%) Maven
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (13.33%) PeopleTools
4 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Software Delivery
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) PeopleCode
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) SQR
5 1 (6.67%) Lua
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 5 (33.33%) Cloudera
1 5 (33.33%) HP
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft