The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank - 34 38
Contract jobs citing Release Management 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.60% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.31% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £358 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.70 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+274.16% -37.30%
Release Management
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 173 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.66% 69.20% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 121 73
Average daily rate £413 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £438 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 £12.31 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+277.74% -62.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the Somerset region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Bath - - - - 1
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Release Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft