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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 86 105 105
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 40 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.79% 0.92% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.12% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 11
Median daily rate £296 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £339 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £500 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+66.15% -36.06%
Release Management
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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
1849 2680 2219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.62% 81.78% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1401 1136
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £482 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 60 29
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 25 £283 - 2
Edinburgh -1 10 £325 -25.71% 1
Glasgow +5 4 £320 -24.70% 1
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (73.24%) ITIL
2 34 (47.89%) Java
3 30 (42.25%) SQL
4 29 (40.85%) Configuration Management
5 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
5 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
6 21 (29.58%) SC Cleared
6 21 (29.58%) C#
7 20 (28.17%) Windows
7 20 (28.17%) Service Management
8 19 (26.76%) IBM
8 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
9 18 (25.35%) HP
9 18 (25.35%) Solaris
9 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
9 18 (25.35%) jQuery
10 17 (23.94%) ITIL V3
10 17 (23.94%) Relational Database
11 16 (22.54%) Change Management
11 16 (22.54%) Perl
12 15 (21.13%) AIX
12 15 (21.13%) SCOM
13 14 (19.72%) PowerShell
13 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (19.72%) Linux
13 14 (19.72%) C++
13 14 (19.72%) VBScript
13 14 (19.72%) VB
13 14 (19.72%) .NET
13 14 (19.72%) Tivoli

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 (7.04%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 3 (4.23%) AquaLogic
3 3 (4.23%) JBoss
3 3 (4.23%) MQSeries
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (4.23%) Tuxedo
3 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.23%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Office
2 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) SSL
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) ATM
3 1 (1.41%) BGP
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) ISDN
3 1 (1.41%) MPLS
3 1 (1.41%) Multicast
3 1 (1.41%) OSPF
3 1 (1.41%) PABX
3 1 (1.41%) Symposium
3 1 (1.41%) VoIP
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.94%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.23%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Build Forge
1 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.41%) International Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Applications Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Monitoring Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Applications Support
6 7 (9.86%) SQL Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Applications Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Change Manager
8 5 (7.04%) Monitoring Specialist
8 5 (7.04%) Web Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Web Support Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Graduate
9 4 (5.63%) Web Applications Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Web Applications Support
10 3 (4.23%) Graduate Applications Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) jQuery
2 14 (19.72%) .NET
3 13 (18.31%) Regular Expression
4 9 (12.68%) XML
5 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.23%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (4.23%) J2EE
5 3 (4.23%) Middleware
5 3 (4.23%) WCF
5 3 (4.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (12.68%) Data Structures
3 6 (8.45%) CMDB
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Windows
2 18 (25.35%) Solaris
3 15 (21.13%) AIX
4 14 (19.72%) Linux
4 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (16.90%) HPUX
5 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.90%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.45%) Unix
7 3 (4.23%) OS/390
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.41%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (73.24%) ITIL
2 29 (40.85%) Configuration Management
3 20 (28.17%) Service Management
4 17 (23.94%) ITIL V3
5 16 (22.54%) Change Management
6 12 (16.90%) Project Management
6 12 (16.90%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) Quality Management
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.04%) Migration
9 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.04%) Process Improvement
9 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.04%) Validation
10 4 (5.63%) Scrum
10 4 (5.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) Java
2 30 (42.25%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) C#
4 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
5 16 (22.54%) Perl
6 14 (19.72%) C++
6 14 (19.72%) PowerShell
6 14 (19.72%) VB
6 14 (19.72%) VBScript
7 13 (18.31%) Bourne shell
7 13 (18.31%) Korn
7 13 (18.31%) VBA
8 11 (15.49%) VB.NET
8 11 (15.49%) VB6
9 5 (7.04%) C
10 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
2 21 (29.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) RACF
2 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) SCOM
2 14 (19.72%) Tivoli
3 13 (18.31%) Netcool
4 11 (15.49%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (4.23%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.82%) SCCM
6 2 (2.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) IBM
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.35%) HP
3 12 (16.90%) CA
3 12 (16.90%) Red Hat
4 11 (15.49%) ILOG
5 3 (4.23%) Axway
5 3 (4.23%) DevExpress
5 3 (4.23%) Fujitsu
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle
5 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.23%) Sun
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco
6 2 (2.82%) Remedy
7 1 (1.41%) AppSense
7 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) Cognos
7 1 (1.41%) Verint
7 1 (1.41%) VMware
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