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 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 87 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Release Management 44 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.73% 1.17% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.48% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 18
Average daily rate £370 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £512 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +251.85%
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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
2031 2098 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.71% 79.32% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1198 834
Average daily rate £380 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 31
Average hourly rate £33.71 £27.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.77 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £47.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 32 £431 +2.07% 1
Glasgow +7 6 £278 -2.63% 2
Aberdeen +1 2 £353 -
Renfrewshire -2 2 £350 -30.00%
Scottish Borders - 1 £550 -
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (36.36%) Project Management
2 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 27 (35.06%) ITIL
2 27 (35.06%) Configuration Management
3 26 (33.77%) Change Management
4 22 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (22.08%) Linux
6 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
7 14 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 14 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 13 (16.88%) Windows
8 13 (16.88%) Banking
8 13 (16.88%) SDLC
9 11 (14.29%) Web Services
9 11 (14.29%) XML
9 11 (14.29%) System Testing
10 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.69%) Service Management
11 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
11 9 (11.69%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (11.69%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (11.69%) Defect Management
11 9 (11.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (11.69%) Web Filtering
12 8 (10.39%) Disclosure Scotland
12 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
12 8 (10.39%) Unix
12 8 (10.39%) Java

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.19%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) JBoss
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) HTTP
2 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (3.90%) SSL
4 2 (2.60%) BGP
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.60%) Internet
4 2 (2.60%) LAN
4 2 (2.60%) MPLS
4 2 (2.60%) Multicast
4 2 (2.60%) OSPF
4 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 2 (2.60%) Wireless
5 1 (1.30%) LDAP
5 1 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) MSDE
4 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.90%) Maven
3 2 (2.60%) Ant
3 2 (2.60%) Gradle
3 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.30%) JUnit
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Law
4 5 (6.49%) Retail
5 4 (5.19%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Environment Manager
2 9 (11.69%) Release Manager
3 6 (7.79%) Analyst
3 6 (7.79%) Developer
3 6 (7.79%) Service Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Technical Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Change and Release Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Change Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.90%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Service Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) Web Services
1 11 (14.29%) XML
2 7 (9.09%) Middleware
2 7 (9.09%) SOAP
3 5 (6.49%) REST
4 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.19%) CSS
4 4 (5.19%) CSS3
4 4 (5.19%) HTML
4 4 (5.19%) HTML5
4 4 (5.19%) JSON
4 4 (5.19%) RESTful
5 3 (3.90%) jQuery
5 3 (3.90%) RequireJS
6 2 (2.60%) .NET
7 1 (1.30%) AOM
7 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.30%) Java EE
7 1 (1.30%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.30%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) User Experience
4 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.60%) CMDB
4 2 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Physics
4 2 (2.60%) SCADA
5 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Linux
2 13 (16.88%) Windows
3 8 (10.39%) Unix
4 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.60%) CatOS
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.30%) Android
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Project Management
2 27 (35.06%) Configuration Management
2 27 (35.06%) ITIL
3 26 (33.77%) Change Management
4 22 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 14 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 13 (16.88%) SDLC
8 11 (14.29%) System Testing
9 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.69%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (11.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (11.69%) Defect Management
10 9 (11.69%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (11.69%) Service Management
10 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
10 9 (11.69%) Web Filtering
11 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) Java
1 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.19%) C
4 2 (2.60%) C++
4 2 (2.60%) Perl
4 2 (2.60%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) VBA
5 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
1 4 (5.19%) ISTQB
1 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) HND
3 2 (2.60%) IISP
3 2 (2.60%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (6.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) COBIT
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
1 5 (6.49%) SCOM
1 5 (6.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) HP
3 4 (5.19%) VMware
4 3 (3.90%) AppSense
4 3 (3.90%) CA
4 3 (3.90%) Citrix
4 3 (3.90%) Remedy
4 3 (3.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.60%) BT
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco
5 2 (2.60%) Serena
5 2 (2.60%) Siemens
6 1 (1.30%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) Veeam
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