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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 36 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 20 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.16% 1.52% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 2.13% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 2
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£458 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.70% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £308 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £362 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.70 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+274.16% -37.30%
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
334 235 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 69.44% 71.43% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 115 178
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -56.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.93 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 0 17 £458 +34.11%
Tewkesbury - 1 £260 -
Cirencester - - - -
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 45 (91.84%) DV Cleared
1 45 (91.84%) Security Cleared
2 43 (87.76%) Python
3 40 (81.63%) OO
4 38 (77.55%) Perl
5 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (73.47%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (71.43%) Subversion
6 35 (71.43%) ClearCase
6 35 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 30 (61.22%) Bash Shell
8 28 (57.14%) UNIX
8 28 (57.14%) Java
9 25 (51.02%) Ruby
10 23 (46.94%) Maven
10 23 (46.94%) Ant
10 23 (46.94%) Apache Ivy
11 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
12 21 (42.86%) C++
13 18 (36.73%) Scrum
14 17 (34.69%) Lua
14 17 (34.69%) PHP
14 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
15 16 (32.65%) SQL
16 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
16 15 (30.61%) Linux
17 14 (28.57%) OOD
18 13 (26.53%) Sun
18 13 (26.53%) Sun Certification
19 9 (18.37%) J2EE

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) 4G
1 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
1 2 (4.08%) 3G
1 2 (4.08%) SDH
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) 2G
1 2 (4.08%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) QlikView
2 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 35 (71.43%) Subversion
1 35 (71.43%) ClearCase
1 35 (71.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 23 (46.94%) Maven
2 23 (46.94%) Ant
2 23 (46.94%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
4 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.04%) Law
1 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Developer
2 22 (44.90%) Java Developer
3 14 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.16%) DBA
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (2.04%) GUI Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Test Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) J2EE
2 5 (10.20%) Spring
2 5 (10.20%) Apache Camel
3 2 (4.08%) STL
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) UNIX
2 15 (30.61%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) OO
2 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (73.47%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (36.73%) Scrum
4 14 (28.57%) OOD
5 9 (18.37%) User Stories
6 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Database Tuning
9 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.08%) Information Management
9 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.04%) Service Management
10 1 (2.04%) E-business
10 1 (2.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) Python
2 38 (77.55%) Perl
3 30 (61.22%) Bash Shell
4 28 (57.14%) Java
5 25 (51.02%) Ruby
6 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
7 21 (42.86%) C++
8 17 (34.69%) Lua
8 17 (34.69%) PHP
9 16 (32.65%) SQL
10 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
11 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
12 2 (4.08%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (91.84%) DV Cleared
1 45 (91.84%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) Sun Certification
3 9 (18.37%) OCPJP
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) VCP4
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Sun
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft