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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 109 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Contract jobs citing Release Management 15 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 1.19% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.69% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 17
Average daily rate
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£345 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £347 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+192.85% -37.77%
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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
2092 1721 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 70.53% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 876 773
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 31
Average hourly rate £24.75 £32.50 £21.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% +52.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £9.38 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £40.00
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 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
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 24 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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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
Glasgow 0 8 £320 -7.91%
Edinburgh -22 7 £348 -10.89% 2
Stirling - 3 £370 -
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Change Management
3 8 (26.67%) MS Office
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) Banking
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (13.33%) Windows
7 4 (13.33%) JIRA
8 3 (10.00%) QA
8 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Test Management
8 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) RPG IV
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (10.00%) ClearCase
8 3 (10.00%) RPG
8 3 (10.00%) Service Management

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) TWiki
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) CICS
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Office
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
1 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Analyst
1 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 5 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Coordinator
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Programmer
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 2 (6.67%) RPG Programmer
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Platform Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Services Director
5 1 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) SAML
1 1 (3.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) iSeries
3 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (3.33%) AS400
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) zOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Change Management
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Test Management
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) RPG
1 3 (10.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ACCA
3 1 (3.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Control-M
1 2 (6.67%) CA Endevor
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Remedy
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) ForgeRock
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