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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 104 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Release Management 40 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.26% 1.10% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.49% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 16
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£467 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.20% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £307 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £389 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.39% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.90 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+268.21% -36.29%
Release Management
England

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
2367 2085 1785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.41% 73.99% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1272 1122
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 90 78
Average hourly rate £36.45 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.31 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Gloucestershire 0 20 £458 +48.70% 1
Wiltshire +1 11 £488 +56.00% 2
Bristol -13 5 £450 +25.00% 4
Dorset -2 1 £263 -41.66% 1
Somerset -7 1 £363 +1.39%
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 47 (55.95%) Security Cleared
2 46 (54.76%) DV Cleared
3 44 (52.38%) Python
3 44 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (48.81%) OO
4 41 (48.81%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (46.43%) Perl
6 36 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 36 (42.86%) ClearCase
6 36 (42.86%) Subversion
7 32 (38.10%) Java
8 30 (35.71%) UNIX
8 30 (35.71%) Bash Shell
9 25 (29.76%) Ruby
10 24 (28.57%) Maven
10 24 (28.57%) Apache Ivy
10 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 24 (28.57%) Ant
11 22 (26.19%) Scrum
12 21 (25.00%) C++
12 21 (25.00%) SQL
13 18 (21.43%) PHP
13 18 (21.43%) Linux
13 18 (21.43%) Lua
14 17 (20.24%) Git (software)
15 16 (19.05%) PL/SQL
16 14 (16.67%) OOD
16 14 (16.67%) Sun
16 14 (16.67%) Sun Certification
17 11 (13.10%) Oracle

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.38%) IIS
2 2 (2.38%) Apache
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.19%) JBoss
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.19%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Firewall
1 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) WAN
3 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.38%) LAN
3 2 (2.38%) SDH
3 2 (2.38%) 2G
3 2 (2.38%) 2.5G
3 2 (2.38%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.38%) 4G
3 2 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.38%) 3G
4 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) OLTP
3 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.19%) QlikView
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 36 (42.86%) ClearCase
1 36 (42.86%) Subversion
2 24 (28.57%) Maven
2 24 (28.57%) Ant
2 24 (28.57%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (20.24%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
2 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (46.43%) Developer
2 24 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.14%) DBA
6 5 (5.95%) Release Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (4.76%) Development Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 3 (3.57%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Agile Development Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (2.38%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) J2EE
2 9 (10.71%) .NET
3 5 (5.95%) Apache Camel
3 5 (5.95%) Spring
4 3 (3.57%) Middleware
4 3 (3.57%) Web Services
5 2 (2.38%) XSD
5 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.38%) SOAP
5 2 (2.38%) STL
5 2 (2.38%) WSDL
5 2 (2.38%) Java EE
5 2 (2.38%) JSON
5 2 (2.38%) REST
6 1 (1.19%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.19%) SAP Basis
6 1 (1.19%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
3 1 (1.19%) EMV
3 1 (1.19%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) Replication
3 1 (1.19%) Clustering
3 1 (1.19%) IVR
3 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.71%) UNIX
2 18 (21.43%) Linux
3 8 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Solaris
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (48.81%) OO
2 41 (48.81%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (26.19%) Scrum
4 14 (16.67%) OOD
5 9 (10.71%) User Stories
6 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 7 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.95%) Business Transformation
8 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.95%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.95%) Change Management
8 5 (5.95%) ITIL
8 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.76%) SOA
9 4 (4.76%) Database Tuning
9 4 (4.76%) Kanban
9 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (52.38%) Python
2 39 (46.43%) Perl
3 32 (38.10%) Java
4 30 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 25 (29.76%) Ruby
6 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 21 (25.00%) SQL
7 21 (25.00%) C++
8 18 (21.43%) Lua
8 18 (21.43%) PHP
9 16 (19.05%) PL/SQL
10 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.57%) C#
12 2 (2.38%) C
12 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (55.95%) Security Cleared
2 46 (54.76%) DV Cleared
3 14 (16.67%) Sun Certification
4 9 (10.71%) OCPJP
5 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.57%) Degree
6 3 (3.57%) VCP4
7 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.19%) CCIE
8 1 (1.19%) ISEB
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) WMI
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Sun
2 11 (13.10%) Oracle
3 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco
4 3 (3.57%) IBM
4 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.38%) Nokia
5 2 (2.38%) F5
5 2 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) Juniper
6 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.19%) Lumesse
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.19%) McAfee
6 1 (1.19%) Saba
6 1 (1.19%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.19%) Sourcefire
Bournemouth, Dorset
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £430 - £501 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago