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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 75 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing Release Management 27 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 1.69% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.12% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 4
Median daily rate £350 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £460 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -9.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%

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
1380 2031 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.73% 79.71% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 1103 1189
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £33.71 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +18.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £47.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 0 13 £390 +10.63%
Glasgow +12 8 £350 +25.00% 3
Edinburgh -9 2 £395 +5.33%
Renfrewshire +22 1 - -
Release Management
UK

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 32 (48.48%) ITIL
3 20 (30.30%) Project Management
4 18 (27.27%) Java
5 17 (25.76%) .NET
5 17 (25.76%) Finance
5 17 (25.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (25.76%) Relational Database
6 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
6 16 (24.24%) C#
7 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
8 14 (21.21%) Cisco
8 14 (21.21%) CMDB
8 14 (21.21%) jQuery
8 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
9 13 (19.70%) Problem Management
9 13 (19.70%) LAN
9 13 (19.70%) WAN
10 12 (18.18%) MS Visio
10 12 (18.18%) QMS
11 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 11 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (16.67%) ITIL V3
11 11 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (16.67%) CatOS
11 11 (16.67%) Multicast
11 11 (16.67%) VB
11 11 (16.67%) MPLS
11 11 (16.67%) OSPF

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 (1.52%) Apache
1 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.55%) IaaS
1 3 (4.55%) PaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.03%) Route 53
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 13 (19.70%) LAN
2 13 (19.70%) WAN
3 11 (16.67%) BGP
3 11 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (16.67%) MPLS
3 11 (16.67%) Multicast
3 11 (16.67%) OSPF
3 11 (16.67%) Wireless
4 4 (6.06%) Firewall
5 3 (4.55%) Internet
5 3 (4.55%) Network Security
5 3 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (3.03%) NetScreen
6 2 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.52%) DNS
7 1 (1.52%) HTTP
7 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) Relational Database
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (1.52%) Ant
4 1 (1.52%) Concordion
4 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Gradle
4 1 (1.52%) Hudson
4 1 (1.52%) JBehave
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) JUnit
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
2 3 (4.55%) Local Government
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Developer
2 11 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Release Manager
4 8 (12.12%) Applications Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Coordinator
7 4 (6.06%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Support
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Web Applications Support
8 3 (4.55%) Web Support Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) jQuery
3 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.03%) WCF
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) WinForms
3 2 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) Java EE
4 1 (1.52%) JSON
4 1 (1.52%) RESTful
4 1 (1.52%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) CMDB
2 11 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) EPoS
5 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) CatOS
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Unix
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 32 (48.48%) ITIL
3 20 (30.30%) Project Management
4 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
5 13 (19.70%) Problem Management
6 12 (18.18%) QMS
7 11 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 11 (16.67%) Network Design
8 9 (13.64%) Quality Management
9 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.12%) Change Management
10 6 (9.09%) SDLC
11 5 (7.58%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (6.06%) Integration Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
13 3 (4.55%) Change Control
13 3 (4.55%) Contingency Planning
13 3 (4.55%) Open Source
13 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) Java
2 16 (24.24%) C#
3 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.67%) VB
5 9 (13.64%) C
5 9 (13.64%) C++
5 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 9 (13.64%) VB6
5 9 (13.64%) VBA
6 8 (12.12%) SQL
7 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.52%) Perl
10 1 (1.52%) Python
10 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) CCSP
4 2 (3.03%) CISSP
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Cisco
2 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.64%) ILOG
4 7 (10.61%) BT
4 7 (10.61%) Siemens
5 6 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (3.03%) DevExpress
6 2 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix
7 1 (1.52%) F5
7 1 (1.52%) Perforce
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat