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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 85 109 115
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 37 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.70% 0.84% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.03% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 6
Median daily rate £305 £438 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £299 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £510 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.33 £15.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+128.85% -55.88%
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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
1778 2632 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.67% 82.25% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1075 1384 1174
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Renfrewshire -8 16 £290 -
Edinburgh +12 12 £400 -8.57% 4
Glasgow +11 5 £333 - 2
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 57 (67.86%) ITIL
2 41 (48.81%) Java
3 36 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 31 (36.90%) SQL
5 31 (36.90%) Security Cleared
6 26 (30.95%) C#
7 24 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 23 (27.38%) SC Cleared
8 23 (27.38%) jQuery
8 23 (27.38%) JavaScript
9 21 (25.00%) ITIL V3
10 20 (23.81%) Service Management
11 19 (22.62%) IBM
11 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
12 18 (21.43%) HP
12 18 (21.43%) C++
12 18 (21.43%) VB
12 18 (21.43%) .NET
12 18 (21.43%) Windows
13 17 (20.24%) VBA
13 17 (20.24%) Solaris
13 17 (20.24%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (20.24%) Test Scripting
13 17 (20.24%) PowerShell
14 16 (19.05%) Linux
14 16 (19.05%) Perl
15 15 (17.86%) VB.NET
15 15 (17.86%) AIX
15 15 (17.86%) ILOG

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (5.95%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) AquaLogic
3 3 (3.57%) JBoss
3 3 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (3.57%) Tuxedo
3 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.38%) IaaS
2 2 (2.38%) PaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Route 53
2 2 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) SSL
2 2 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) HTTP
3 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 24 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) Build Forge
3 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (9.52%) Banking
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Local Government
3 1 (1.19%) International Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Applications Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Applications Support
4 9 (10.71%) Monitoring Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Release Manager
6 7 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Web Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Change Manager
8 5 (5.95%) Monitoring Specialist
8 5 (5.95%) Web Applications Support
8 5 (5.95%) Web Support Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Graduate
9 4 (4.76%) Web Applications Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Graduate Applications Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) jQuery
2 18 (21.43%) .NET
3 13 (15.48%) Regular Expression
4 9 (10.71%) XML
5 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.57%) J2EE
5 3 (3.57%) Middleware
5 3 (3.57%) WCF
5 3 (3.57%) WinForms
6 2 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.71%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.95%) CMDB
3 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Solaris
3 16 (19.05%) Linux
4 15 (17.86%) AIX
4 15 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (14.29%) HPUX
5 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.95%) Unix
7 3 (3.57%) OS/390
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (67.86%) ITIL
2 36 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 21 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 20 (23.81%) Service Management
5 17 (20.24%) Test Scripting
6 15 (17.86%) Change Management
7 13 (15.48%) Project Management
8 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.33%) Validation
10 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
10 6 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 6 (7.14%) SDLC
11 5 (5.95%) Quality Management
12 4 (4.76%) Migration
12 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.81%) Java
2 31 (36.90%) SQL
3 26 (30.95%) C#
4 23 (27.38%) JavaScript
5 18 (21.43%) C++
5 18 (21.43%) VB
6 17 (20.24%) PowerShell
6 17 (20.24%) VBA
7 16 (19.05%) Perl
8 15 (17.86%) VB.NET
8 15 (17.86%) VB6
9 14 (16.67%) VBScript
10 13 (15.48%) Bourne shell
10 13 (15.48%) Korn
11 5 (5.95%) C
12 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (36.90%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.38%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) QA
3 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (17.86%) SCOM
2 14 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 13 (15.48%) Netcool
4 11 (13.10%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (3.57%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.38%) Puppet
6 2 (2.38%) SCCM
6 2 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) IBM
1 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) HP
3 15 (17.86%) ILOG
4 12 (14.29%) CA
4 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.57%) Axway
5 3 (3.57%) DevExpress
5 3 (3.57%) Fujitsu
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle
5 3 (3.57%) Sun
6 2 (2.38%) Remedy
6 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.19%) AppSense
7 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.19%) Citrix
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) VMware
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