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 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 115 109 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Release Management 25 42 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 1.27% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.66% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 35
Median daily rate £325 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £475 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.33 £15.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+128.85% -55.88%
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
2216 2525 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.53% 76.31% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 1678 1690
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 138 85
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £27.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £41.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
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 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +5 10 £325 -18.75% 3
Gloucestershire -2 8 - - 3
Wiltshire +8 6 £338 -19.28% 1
Devon - 1 £325 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 15 (31.91%) ITIL
1 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) Migration
2 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Unix
4 12 (25.53%) Ant
4 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
5 11 (23.40%) DV Cleared
6 10 (21.28%) Maven
6 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
6 10 (21.28%) Java
7 9 (19.15%) SQL
7 9 (19.15%) Windows
7 9 (19.15%) OO
7 9 (19.15%) Python
7 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
8 8 (17.02%) Oracle
8 8 (17.02%) Change Management
8 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
9 7 (14.89%) Application Virtualisation
9 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
9 7 (14.89%) MSI
9 7 (14.89%) Service Management
9 7 (14.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (14.89%) VMware
9 7 (14.89%) VBScript
9 7 (14.89%) VB
9 7 (14.89%) MS Office
9 7 (14.89%) SCCM

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 (8.51%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (2.13%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) SSDT
4 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.26%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.13%) DB2
5 1 (2.13%) Lumira
5 1 (2.13%) OLTP
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Ant
2 10 (21.28%) Maven
3 7 (14.89%) MSI
3 7 (14.89%) Subversion
4 6 (12.77%) ClearCase
4 6 (12.77%) JIRA
4 6 (12.77%) Selenium
5 5 (10.64%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
5 5 (10.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (6.38%) InstallShield
6 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.38%) PeopleTools
6 3 (6.38%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.13%) PVCS
8 1 (2.13%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (12.77%) Banking
1 6 (12.77%) Marketing
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Release Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (8.51%) SCCM Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Environment Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.26%) PeopleSoft Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) Release Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.26%) Spring
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) EJB
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.13%) JDBC
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) JSP
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) OC4J
3 1 (2.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.13%) Servlets
3 1 (2.13%) SOAP
3 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Online Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Ergonomics
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Unix
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
4 6 (12.77%) AIX
4 6 (12.77%) Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Migration
3 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
4 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (19.15%) OO
5 8 (17.02%) Change Management
6 7 (14.89%) Application Virtualisation
6 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.89%) Service Management
6 7 (14.89%) Software Deployment
6 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
7 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
8 5 (10.64%) Time Management
9 4 (8.51%) BDD
9 4 (8.51%) Scrum
9 4 (8.51%) SDLC
10 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (6.38%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) Python
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.89%) VB
3 7 (14.89%) VBScript
4 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) Perl
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
6 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.51%) Lua
6 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.38%) Jython
7 3 (6.38%) PeopleCode
7 3 (6.38%) SQR
8 1 (2.13%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) DV Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) ISEB
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) COBIT
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) WSUS
3 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.26%) Ansible
4 2 (4.26%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) Icinga
5 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.13%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) VMware
4 6 (12.77%) IBM
5 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
6 3 (6.38%) Cloudera
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (4.26%) Apple
7 2 (4.26%) Cognos
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Northgate
8 1 (2.13%) Splunk
8 1 (2.13%) Sun
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