The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
UK / Wales
Rank 46 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 16 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.38% 2.36% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.68% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
Median daily rate £310 £325 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £283 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
546 596 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.13% 87.78% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 427 298
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
South Wales +15 12 £186 -42.92% 3
West Wales - 2 £318 -
Release Management
UK

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 16 (61.54%) IBM
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (61.54%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (61.54%) InterSystems
2 16 (61.54%) Fiorano
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (61.54%) WebSphere
2 16 (61.54%) IBM Integration Bus
2 16 (61.54%) JCAPS
3 15 (57.69%) Service Delivery
4 14 (53.85%) XML
5 13 (50.00%) HL7
5 13 (50.00%) ITSM
6 12 (46.15%) XSLT
7 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
7 11 (42.31%) Project Management
7 11 (42.31%) ITIL V3
8 8 (30.77%) Service Management
9 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
9 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (19.23%) CSS
11 5 (19.23%) HTML
11 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
11 5 (19.23%) Web Design
11 5 (19.23%) Finance
11 5 (19.23%) Scrum

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 16 (61.54%) BizTalk Server
1 16 (61.54%) JCAPS
1 16 (61.54%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Applications Support
2 9 (34.62%) Applications Manager
3 8 (30.77%) Applications Support Manager
3 8 (30.77%) Support Manager
4 6 (23.08%) Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Administrator
5 5 (19.23%) ITSM Developer
5 5 (19.23%) ServiceNow Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Release Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) IBM Integration Bus
2 14 (53.85%) XML
3 12 (46.15%) XSLT
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) NHS
3 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 15 (57.69%) Service Delivery
3 13 (50.00%) ITSM
4 11 (42.31%) ITIL V3
4 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
4 11 (42.31%) Project Management
5 8 (30.77%) Service Management
6 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Web Design
9 3 (11.54%) Change Management
9 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
9 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
10 2 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) HL7
2 6 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Fiorano
1 16 (61.54%) IBM
1 16 (61.54%) InterSystems
2 5 (19.23%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.85%) Guidewire
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