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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 28 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 30 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.70% 0.68% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.67% 1.31% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 1
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£458 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £14.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+98.21% -34.50%
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
346 153 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.78% 52.04% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 80 131
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 38
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 - 24 £458 - 2
Gloucester -1 3 £450 +125.00% 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £260 -
Cirencester - - - - 2
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (86.54%) Security Cleared
2 44 (84.62%) DV Cleared
3 41 (78.85%) OO
3 41 (78.85%) Python
4 36 (69.23%) Perl
5 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (65.38%) Subversion
6 34 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (65.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 34 (65.38%) ClearCase
7 26 (50.00%) Java
7 26 (50.00%) Bash Shell
8 24 (46.15%) UNIX
9 23 (44.23%) C++
10 22 (42.31%) Ant
10 22 (42.31%) Apache Ivy
10 22 (42.31%) Maven
11 21 (40.38%) Ruby
12 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
12 20 (38.46%) SQL
13 18 (34.62%) PL/SQL
14 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
15 15 (28.85%) PHP
15 15 (28.85%) Lua
16 14 (26.92%) Linux
17 13 (25.00%) Scrum
18 11 (21.15%) Sun
18 11 (21.15%) Sun Certification
18 11 (21.15%) OOD
19 7 (13.46%) Oracle

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
1 1 (1.92%) SSL
1 1 (1.92%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (65.38%) Subversion
1 34 (65.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 34 (65.38%) ClearCase
2 22 (42.31%) Ant
2 22 (42.31%) Apache Ivy
2 22 (42.31%) Maven
3 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.92%) Law
1 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Developer
2 21 (40.38%) Java Developer
3 16 (30.77%) C++ Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.77%) DBA
7 2 (3.85%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Excel Developer
7 2 (3.85%) VBA Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Excel VBA Developer
7 2 (3.85%) E-Business Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Business Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Spring
1 6 (11.54%) J2EE
2 5 (9.62%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) WSDL
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) Struts
4 1 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) JMS
4 1 (1.92%) REST
4 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) UNIX
2 14 (26.92%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) OO
2 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (25.00%) Scrum
5 11 (21.15%) OOD
6 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.62%) User Stories
8 4 (7.69%) ITIL
9 3 (5.77%) E-business
9 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.77%) Database Tuning
9 3 (5.77%) Information Management
9 3 (5.77%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.85%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
11 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (78.85%) Python
2 36 (69.23%) Perl
3 26 (50.00%) Java
3 26 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 23 (44.23%) C++
5 21 (40.38%) Ruby
6 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 20 (38.46%) SQL
7 18 (34.62%) PL/SQL
8 15 (28.85%) PHP
8 15 (28.85%) Lua
9 3 (5.77%) C
10 2 (3.85%) VBA
10 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (86.54%) Security Cleared
2 44 (84.62%) DV Cleared
3 11 (21.15%) Sun Certification
4 5 (9.62%) OCPJP
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Sun
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Software AG
3 1 (1.92%) IBM
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft