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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 81 80 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Release Management 25 52 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.44% 2.02% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.45% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 9
Median daily rate £390 £399 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £275 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £415
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -45.26%

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
1459 2124 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.04% 82.52% 80.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 1135 1257
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 39
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Release Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Aberdeen - 11 £390 -
Glasgow +1 6 £350 +16.66% 3
Edinburgh -15 6 £488 +8.33% 2
West Lothian - 1 - -
Release Management
UK

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 29 (44.62%) Configuration Management
2 28 (43.08%) ITIL
3 22 (33.85%) Project Management
3 22 (33.85%) Finance
4 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
5 16 (24.62%) Cisco
5 16 (24.62%) CMDB
5 16 (24.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 15 (23.08%) LAN
6 15 (23.08%) WAN
7 14 (21.54%) MS Visio
7 14 (21.54%) Java
7 14 (21.54%) .NET
7 14 (21.54%) QMS
8 12 (18.46%) Network Design
8 12 (18.46%) MPLS
8 12 (18.46%) OSPF
8 12 (18.46%) BGP
8 12 (18.46%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (18.46%) CatOS
9 11 (16.92%) Multicast
9 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
9 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
9 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
9 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
9 11 (16.92%) Wireless
10 10 (15.38%) Quality Management
10 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (15.38%) C#

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 2 (3.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
2 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.62%) IaaS
1 3 (4.62%) PaaS
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Route 53
2 2 (3.08%) SaaS
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
2 15 (23.08%) LAN
2 15 (23.08%) WAN
3 12 (18.46%) BGP
3 12 (18.46%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (18.46%) MPLS
3 12 (18.46%) OSPF
4 11 (16.92%) Multicast
4 11 (16.92%) Wireless
5 5 (7.69%) Firewall
6 4 (6.15%) Network Security
6 4 (6.15%) VPN
7 3 (4.62%) Internet
7 3 (4.62%) NetScreen
8 2 (3.08%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.54%) DNS
9 1 (1.54%) HTTP
9 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.54%) DB2
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.08%) Maven
4 1 (1.54%) Ant
4 1 (1.54%) Concordion
4 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.54%) Gradle
4 1 (1.54%) Hudson
4 1 (1.54%) JBehave
4 1 (1.54%) JUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.54%) Selenium
4 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Local Government
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Release Manager
3 9 (13.85%) Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.62%) Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Network Support
7 3 (4.62%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.08%) Implementation Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) .NET
2 9 (13.85%) jQuery
3 2 (3.08%) Java EE
3 2 (3.08%) RESTful
3 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (1.54%) JSON
4 1 (1.54%) SOAP
4 1 (1.54%) Spring
4 1 (1.54%) WCF
4 1 (1.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) CMDB
2 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) EPoS
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) CatOS
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Unix
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Configuration Management
2 28 (43.08%) ITIL
3 22 (33.85%) Project Management
4 15 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 14 (21.54%) QMS
6 12 (18.46%) Network Design
7 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (15.38%) Quality Management
7 10 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 7 (10.77%) Change Management
9 6 (9.23%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (9.23%) ITIL V3
9 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.69%) SDLC
11 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing
12 3 (4.62%) Fault Management
12 3 (4.62%) Open Source
12 3 (4.62%) Regression Testing
12 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
12 3 (4.62%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) Java
2 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.38%) C#
4 7 (10.77%) C
5 6 (9.23%) VB
6 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.69%) C++
6 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.69%) SQL
6 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.69%) VB6
6 5 (7.69%) VBA
7 3 (4.62%) Python
8 2 (3.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.54%) Ruby
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.62%) CCSP
3 3 (4.62%) CISSP
3 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) MiFID
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Puppet
2 2 (3.08%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Cisco
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) BT
3 7 (10.77%) Siemens
4 6 (9.23%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) ILOG
6 3 (4.62%) Juniper
7 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.54%) Citrix
8 1 (1.54%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.54%) F5
8 1 (1.54%) Perforce
8 1 (1.54%) Sybase
8 1 (1.54%) VMware
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