The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 83 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Release Management 40 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 1.58% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.20% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £389 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.90 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+268.21% -36.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2147 1770 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.59% 71.75% 69.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1204 895 749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the Scotland region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Scotland region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 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
Edinburgh -4 15 £420 +9.09% 3
Glasgow +6 12 £400 - 4
Stirling - 9 £400 - 1
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 2
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (28.30%) Project Management
2 13 (24.53%) Banking
3 12 (22.64%) Finance
4 10 (18.87%) ITIL
5 9 (16.98%) SQL
5 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
5 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.09%) Degree
6 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
6 8 (15.09%) Oracle
6 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.21%) VBA
7 7 (13.21%) RAD
7 7 (13.21%) Windows
8 6 (11.32%) Workflow
8 6 (11.32%) Java
8 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.43%) RPG IV
9 5 (9.43%) RPG
9 5 (9.43%) .NET
9 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
9 5 (9.43%) Scrum
10 4 (7.55%) JIRA
10 4 (7.55%) Network Design
10 4 (7.55%) Change Management
10 4 (7.55%) TDD
10 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
10 4 (7.55%) Control-M
10 4 (7.55%) Remedy
10 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) JBoss
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.89%) CICS
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) LDAP
1 3 (5.66%) LAN
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (5.66%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (5.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.77%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (5.66%) ClearCase
2 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (24.53%) Banking
2 12 (22.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Developer
2 7 (13.21%) Release Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Excel Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Designer
4 4 (7.55%) RPG Programmer
4 4 (7.55%) Platform Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Programmer
4 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (5.66%) Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Network Support
5 3 (5.66%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) Web Services
2 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.66%) Spring
2 3 (5.66%) HTML5
3 2 (3.77%) Middleware
4 1 (1.89%) SAML
4 1 (1.89%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) iSeries
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.66%) CMDB
3 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) AS400
4 1 (1.89%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) DataPower
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Project Management
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL
3 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
5 7 (13.21%) RAD
6 6 (11.32%) Workflow
6 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Scrum
8 4 (7.55%) Network Design
8 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.55%) Change Management
8 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.55%) TDD
9 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.66%) Workflow Management
10 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) VBA
3 6 (11.32%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) RPG
4 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.43%) RPG IV
5 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) VBScript
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) PMP
4 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ACCA
5 1 (1.89%) CIMA
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) HND
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Control-M
2 2 (3.77%) CA Endevor
2 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Remedy
3 3 (5.66%) Sybase
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco
3 3 (5.66%) F5
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.66%) ForgeRock
4 2 (3.77%) Lumension
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) McAfee
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Stirling
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago