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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 40 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.78% 2.30% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.77% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
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£428 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £43.55
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -29.96%
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
239 289 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 85.05% 83.05% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 214 119
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £509 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 12 2
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £425 - 1
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Taunton, Somerset
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Rate: £400 per day
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