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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 92 69 107
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +38
Contract jobs citing Release Management 30 54 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 2.09% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.78% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 8
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£388 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £31.49 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.59% +4.95%
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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
2211 1940 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.09% 75.05% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1093 932
Average daily rate £375 £379 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -18 13 £425 +6.25% 7
Glasgow -9 12 £325 -1.51% 5
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) ITIL
3 15 (21.13%) Windows
4 13 (18.31%) Project Management
5 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
6 11 (15.49%) Change Management
6 11 (15.49%) Banking
6 11 (15.49%) QA
7 10 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
7 10 (14.08%) Oracle
8 9 (12.68%) SQL
8 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
8 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
9 8 (11.27%) SDLC
9 8 (11.27%) Java
9 8 (11.27%) Finance
10 7 (9.86%) Workflow
10 7 (9.86%) VBA
10 7 (9.86%) .NET
10 7 (9.86%) Web Services
10 7 (9.86%) RAD
10 7 (9.86%) Degree
10 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (8.45%) Software Testing
11 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
11 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
11 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
11 6 (8.45%) Scrum
12 5 (7.04%) Management Information System

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.04%) JBoss
2 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.82%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.41%) CICS
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.82%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Heroku
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) LAN
1 3 (4.23%) LDAP
1 3 (4.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (4.23%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) SSL
3 1 (1.41%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.63%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.23%) MS Access
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.23%) Subversion
2 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.23%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (15.49%) Banking
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Developer
1 13 (18.31%) Release Manager
2 7 (9.86%) Designer
3 6 (8.45%) Excel Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) SOA Designer
5 4 (5.63%) Platform Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Coordinator
5 4 (5.63%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) VBA Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Access Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Network Support
6 3 (4.23%) Excel VBA Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Programmer
6 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) .NET
1 7 (9.86%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) Middleware
3 3 (4.23%) Spring
3 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.23%) HTML
3 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.23%) HTML5
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Camel
4 2 (2.82%) XML
4 2 (2.82%) JMS
4 2 (2.82%) JDBC
4 2 (2.82%) SOAP
4 2 (2.82%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.41%) JSON
5 1 (1.41%) REST
5 1 (1.41%) RESTful
5 1 (1.41%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.63%) CMDB
3 3 (4.23%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.23%) iSeries
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Android
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) ITIL
3 13 (18.31%) Project Management
4 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
5 11 (15.49%) Change Management
6 10 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.27%) SDLC
9 7 (9.86%) Workflow
9 7 (9.86%) RAD
10 6 (8.45%) Software Testing
10 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
10 6 (8.45%) Scrum
11 5 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.63%) Resource Management
12 4 (5.63%) SOA
12 4 (5.63%) Workflow Management
12 4 (5.63%) TDD
13 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) Java
3 7 (9.86%) VBA
4 5 (7.04%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.23%) RPG
6 3 (4.23%) RPG IV
7 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.23%) PMP
6 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.41%) ISEB
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.41%) HND
7 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) NFS
3 1 (1.41%) RACF
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Control-M
2 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.41%) Nagios
3 1 (1.41%) Graphite
3 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) StatsD
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle
2 4 (5.63%) VMware
3 3 (4.23%) Remedy
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.23%) Sybase
3 3 (4.23%) ForgeRock
3 3 (4.23%) F5
3 3 (4.23%) Veeam
4 2 (2.82%) Lumension
4 2 (2.82%) McAfee
5 1 (1.41%) NetApp
5 1 (1.41%) HP
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Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
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