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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 103 107 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 31 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.93% 0.75% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.96% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 7
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£425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £223 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £5.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -28.23%
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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
2642 2190 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.35% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1126 881
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £24.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.77% -16.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.93 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -8 14 £438 +8.02%
Glasgow +7 11 £425 +28.78%
Renfrewshire +7 3 - -
West Lothian - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Fife - 3 - -
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (37.50%) Change Management
2 18 (32.14%) Finance
3 14 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (21.43%) ITIL
4 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.64%) Service Management
6 10 (17.86%) Banking
6 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
7 9 (16.07%) QA
7 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 8 (14.29%) Oracle
8 8 (14.29%) Project Management
8 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.50%) Middleware
9 7 (12.50%) Java
9 7 (12.50%) Web Services
9 7 (12.50%) Windows
9 7 (12.50%) Linux
9 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 7 (12.50%) Open Source
9 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
10 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
10 6 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (10.71%) Resource Management
10 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
10 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.71%) SharePoint

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.57%) JBoss
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) Confluence
4 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.79%) CICS
5 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Project
3 4 (7.14%) MS Office
4 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) PaaS
2 2 (3.57%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.57%) iPaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.79%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) SSH
3 2 (3.57%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) MSDE
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Subversion
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.57%) Ant
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) Hudson
4 2 (3.57%) Gradle
4 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Release Manager
2 6 (10.71%) Coordinator
2 6 (10.71%) Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Designer
3 5 (8.93%) SOA Designer
4 4 (7.14%) Environment Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) SOA Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Software Release Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Software Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Middleware
1 7 (12.50%) Web Services
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 4 (7.14%) WebCenter
4 2 (3.57%) Apache Camel
4 2 (3.57%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) JMS
4 2 (3.57%) J2EE
4 2 (3.57%) JDBC
4 2 (3.57%) SOAP
4 2 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.79%) Grails
5 1 (1.79%) RESTful
5 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Physics
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Android
2 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Change Management
2 14 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (21.43%) ITIL
3 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.64%) Service Management
5 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
6 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 8 (14.29%) Project Management
8 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 7 (12.50%) Open Source
9 6 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.71%) Resource Management
10 5 (8.93%) Information Assurance
10 5 (8.93%) Security Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.93%) SOA
10 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) C
3 2 (3.57%) C++
3 2 (3.57%) VBA
3 2 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) Groovy
4 1 (1.79%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) BS7799
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) NFS
3 1 (1.79%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Puppet
1 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) StatsD
2 1 (1.79%) Graphite
2 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.79%) Nagios
2 1 (1.79%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) VMware
2 5 (8.93%) Veeam
3 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.57%) Remedy