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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
England / South West
Rank 119 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 22 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 1.19% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.47% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 34
Median daily rate £365 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £330 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £415
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-35.22% -7.36%

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
2240 2381 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.44% 80.99% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1480 1621 1614
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 120 82
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £17.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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
Somerset +2 6 £350 -10.25%
Gloucestershire 0 5 £365 +7.35%
Bristol +2 3 £381 +1.66% 3
Devon - 3 £525 - 1
Wiltshire -8 2 £315 -10.00%
Dorset +4 1 £338 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
4 13 (28.89%) Java
4 13 (28.89%) Scrum
5 12 (26.67%) .NET
5 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 12 (26.67%) Windows
6 11 (24.44%) Python
6 11 (24.44%) DV Cleared
7 10 (22.22%) Oracle
7 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
8 9 (20.00%) Ant
8 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
9 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
9 8 (17.78%) Software Delivery
9 8 (17.78%) Maven
9 8 (17.78%) Linux
9 8 (17.78%) Unix
10 7 (15.56%) ITIL
10 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
10 7 (15.56%) Selenium
10 7 (15.56%) DevOps
10 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
11 6 (13.33%) Selenium IDE
11 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server

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 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.89%) MySQL
5 4 (8.89%) OLTP
5 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.67%) Data Mart
6 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.22%) Big Data
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Ant
2 8 (17.78%) Maven
3 7 (15.56%) Selenium
4 6 (13.33%) JIRA
4 6 (13.33%) LoadRunner
4 6 (13.33%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.89%) PeopleTools
6 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.44%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
8 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.22%) NUnit
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 5 (11.11%) Applications Developer
2 5 (11.11%) DBA
2 5 (11.11%) Release Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (6.67%) PeopleSoft Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Support
5 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (6.67%) J2EE
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.22%) CSS
6 1 (2.22%) Ext JS
6 1 (2.22%) jQuery
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) Laravel
6 1 (2.22%) Symfony
6 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Graphic Design
1 4 (8.89%) iPhone
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
1 4 (8.89%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) CMDB
2 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) AIX
4 4 (8.89%) Android
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Scrum
3 10 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.78%) Software Delivery
6 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
6 7 (15.56%) DevOps
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
7 6 (13.33%) BDD
7 6 (13.33%) OO
7 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.89%) ETL
9 4 (8.89%) SDLC
10 3 (6.67%) Change Control
10 3 (6.67%) Kanban
10 3 (6.67%) MVC
11 2 (4.44%) Migration
11 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) Python
4 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
6 6 (13.33%) C#
6 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.89%) PeopleCode
7 4 (8.89%) SQR
8 3 (6.67%) PHP
8 3 (6.67%) Ruby
9 2 (4.44%) Perl
10 1 (2.22%) Jython
10 1 (2.22%) Lua
10 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) ISEB
3 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Atlassian
2 6 (13.33%) Cloudera
2 6 (13.33%) HP
3 5 (11.11%) IBM
4 4 (8.89%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.67%) Sybase
5 3 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) Percona
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Sencha
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