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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 47 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Release Management 7 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.46% 2.28% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.99% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Median daily rate £505 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.18% +2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.13% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £20.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+72.39% -31.35%
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
363 335 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.94% 76.48% 62.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 224 148
Median daily rate £413 £408 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 37
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 27 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 2 £325 -29.72%
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Subversion
4 8 (57.14%) Unix
5 7 (50.00%) OO
5 7 (50.00%) ClearCase
5 7 (50.00%) Perl
5 7 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (50.00%) Maven
6 6 (42.86%) PHP
6 6 (42.86%) Ant
6 6 (42.86%) Python
6 6 (42.86%) Apache Ivy
6 6 (42.86%) Lua
7 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
7 5 (35.71%) HTML
7 5 (35.71%) Web Services
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) Change Management
7 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
8 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
8 4 (28.57%) Migration
8 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (28.57%) System Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Groovy

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 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Subversion
2 7 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 7 (50.00%) Maven
2 7 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (42.86%) Ant
3 6 (42.86%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) React
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) EJB
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) Java RMI
4 1 (7.14%) JDBC
4 1 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (7.14%) OC4J
4 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (7.14%) Servlets
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Ergonomics
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) System Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Threat Management
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) Lua
3 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Sun Certification
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Sun
2 2 (14.29%) Apple
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk