The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 42 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Release Management 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.22% 1.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
304 125 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 84.21% 64.77% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 73 56
Average daily rate £350 £323 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -16.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £10.20 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.16 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Release Management
South West

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 29 July 2014. 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 - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Release Management
South West

Release Management
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Back Office
6 1 (12.50%) Summit
6 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001
6 1 (12.50%) SQL

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Deployment Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001