The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
England / South West
Rank 112 108 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Release Management 16 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 1.28% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.55% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 37
Median daily rate £338 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £338 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -33.68%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2045 2453 2323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.73% 82.32% 75.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1369 1729 1558
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 118 112
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £23.25 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
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 the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the South West region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 19 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
Gloucestershire +1 4 £388 -17.33% 4
Wiltshire -3 4 £315 -16.00% 3
Dorset - 4 £338 -
Bristol +2 2 £575 +27.77% 3
Devon - 2 £525 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 South West region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Windows
4 13 (30.23%) SQL
5 12 (27.91%) Java
6 11 (25.58%) Ant
6 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
6 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
7 10 (23.26%) Unix
8 9 (20.93%) Oracle
8 9 (20.93%) Migration
9 8 (18.60%) Maven
9 8 (18.60%) Python
9 8 (18.60%) ITIL
9 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
10 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
10 7 (16.28%) SCCM
10 7 (16.28%) Software Deployment
10 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
10 7 (16.28%) Windows 10
10 7 (16.28%) Application Virtualisation
10 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
10 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
10 7 (16.28%) MSI
10 7 (16.28%) AIX
10 7 (16.28%) MS Office
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.28%) VBScript
10 7 (16.28%) VB

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (2.33%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.30%) OLTP
4 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.98%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.33%) Big Data
6 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.33%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.33%) Lumira
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Ant
2 8 (18.60%) Maven
3 7 (16.28%) MSI
4 6 (13.95%) JIRA
4 6 (13.95%) LoadRunner
4 6 (13.95%) Selenium
4 6 (13.95%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (13.95%) WebDriver
5 4 (9.30%) PeopleTools
6 3 (6.98%) InstallShield
7 2 (4.65%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
8 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Applications Developer
3 5 (11.63%) DBA
3 5 (11.63%) SQL DBA
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (9.30%) SCCM Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (6.98%) PeopleSoft Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) J2EE
2 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) JSON
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
1 4 (9.30%) Graphic Design
1 4 (9.30%) iPhone
1 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
1 4 (9.30%) User Experience
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Unix
3 7 (16.28%) AIX
3 7 (16.28%) Windows 10
4 6 (13.95%) Linux
5 4 (9.30%) Android
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.93%) Migration
4 8 (18.60%) ITIL
5 7 (16.28%) Application Virtualisation
5 7 (16.28%) Scrum
5 7 (16.28%) Software Deployment
6 6 (13.95%) BDD
6 6 (13.95%) OO
6 6 (13.95%) Software Delivery
6 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.63%) ETL
7 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.63%) Time Management
8 4 (9.30%) Change Control
8 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) Python
4 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
4 7 (16.28%) VB
4 7 (16.28%) VBScript
5 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.30%) PeopleCode
7 4 (9.30%) SQR
8 3 (6.98%) Jython
8 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.65%) Perl
9 2 (4.65%) PHP
10 1 (2.33%) C#
10 1 (2.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) ISEB
3 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (9.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Atlassian
3 6 (13.95%) Cloudera
3 6 (13.95%) HP
3 6 (13.95%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos
5 1 (2.33%) Northgate
5 1 (2.33%) Percona
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
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