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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 86 91 116
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Contract jobs citing Release Management 34 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 1.37% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.73% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 3
Median daily rate £400 £300 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £265 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £364 £408
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
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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
1586 2253 2187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.25% 79.22% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 1207 1212
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 23
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Edinburgh +15 16 £400 +10.34% 1
Glasgow -1 5 £275 -5.17% 3
Aberdeen -5 4 - -
Renfrewshire +3 3 £272 -23.38%
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 45 (59.21%) ITIL
2 35 (46.05%) Configuration Management
3 34 (44.74%) SQL Server
4 28 (36.84%) C#
4 28 (36.84%) Java
5 25 (32.89%) Relational Database
6 24 (31.58%) jQuery
6 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 24 (31.58%) .NET
7 20 (26.32%) SQL
7 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 19 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 19 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (25.00%) VB
9 17 (22.37%) ITIL V3
9 17 (22.37%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
11 15 (19.74%) VB.NET
11 15 (19.74%) VBA
11 15 (19.74%) C++
11 15 (19.74%) Project Management
11 15 (19.74%) ILOG
11 15 (19.74%) VB6
12 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (11.84%) XML
14 9 (11.84%) Data Structures
14 9 (11.84%) SDLC
15 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
15 7 (9.21%) Change Management

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 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Route 53
2 2 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.26%) LAN
2 4 (5.26%) WAN
3 3 (3.95%) Firewall
3 3 (3.95%) Network Security
3 3 (3.95%) VPN
4 2 (2.63%) BGP
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.63%) MPLS
4 2 (2.63%) Multicast
4 2 (2.63%) NetScreen
4 2 (2.63%) OSPF
4 2 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.63%) Wireless
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
5 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 25 (32.89%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Local Government
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Applications Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Applications Support
4 10 (13.16%) Release Manager
5 7 (9.21%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Applications Support Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Web Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Web Applications Support
7 5 (6.58%) Web Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Graduate
8 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Web Applications Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Graduate Applications Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) .NET
1 24 (31.58%) jQuery
2 9 (11.84%) XML
3 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.26%) WCF
3 4 (5.26%) WinForms
4 2 (2.63%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (11.84%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.58%) CMDB
3 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) EPoS
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) CatOS
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) AIX
4 1 (1.32%) HPUX
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) ITIL
2 35 (46.05%) Configuration Management
3 19 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 17 (22.37%) ITIL V3
5 15 (19.74%) Project Management
6 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.84%) SDLC
8 7 (9.21%) Change Management
9 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.26%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.26%) OO
10 4 (5.26%) OOD
10 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.26%) QMS
10 4 (5.26%) Refactoring
10 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.26%) Service Management
10 4 (5.26%) Workflow
10 4 (5.26%) Workflow Management
11 3 (3.95%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) C#
1 28 (36.84%) Java
2 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 20 (26.32%) SQL
4 19 (25.00%) VB
5 15 (19.74%) C++
5 15 (19.74%) VB.NET
5 15 (19.74%) VB6
5 15 (19.74%) VBA
6 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.95%) VBScript
9 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.63%) Bourne shell
9 2 (2.63%) C
9 2 (2.63%) Korn
9 2 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) CCSP
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.63%) CISSP
3 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) SCOM
2 3 (3.95%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.63%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (2.63%) Netcool
3 2 (2.63%) Puppet
3 2 (2.63%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) ILOG
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) Cisco
4 4 (5.26%) DevExpress
4 4 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (2.63%) CA
5 2 (2.63%) HP
5 2 (2.63%) Juniper
5 2 (2.63%) Remedy
5 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.32%) AppSense
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix
6 1 (1.32%) F5
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) VMware
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