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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 43 48 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing Release Management 9 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.08% 1.57% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.00% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 21
Median daily rate - £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
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
336 401 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 77.60% 78.78% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 227 189
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
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 7 December 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 +1 5 - -
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Hadoop
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Ant
3 7 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Maven
4 6 (50.00%) Unix
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) ISEB
5 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
5 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium
5 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
5 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
5 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) Cloudera
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) OO

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 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Lumira
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Ant
1 7 (58.33%) Maven
2 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (16.67%) PeopleTools
4 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) PeopleCode
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQR
5 1 (8.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Atlassian
1 5 (41.67%) Cloudera
1 5 (41.67%) HP
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos
3 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft