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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 61 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 19 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.44% 0.36% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 0.51% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£438 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +69.35%
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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
586 395 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.13% 71.43% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 263 252
Average daily rate £375 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £235 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.58 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.27% -59.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.59 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Vacancies
South Wales -8 3 £438 - 5
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 17 (77.27%) Open Source
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) TDD
2 17 (77.27%) Subversion
2 17 (77.27%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) Scrum
2 17 (77.27%) SOAP
2 17 (77.27%) Web Services
2 17 (77.27%) XML
3 16 (72.73%) XSLT
3 16 (72.73%) Java
3 16 (72.73%) OOA/OOD
3 16 (72.73%) OO
3 16 (72.73%) RUP
3 16 (72.73%) DSDM
3 16 (72.73%) Hibernate
3 16 (72.73%) Configuration Management
3 16 (72.73%) FileNet
3 16 (72.73%) J2EE
3 16 (72.73%) IBM
3 16 (72.73%) JIRA
3 16 (72.73%) Pair Programming
3 16 (72.73%) Spring
3 16 (72.73%) JSF
3 16 (72.73%) Maven
3 16 (72.73%) Confluence

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 16 (72.73%) FileNet
1 16 (72.73%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) MongoDB
2 16 (72.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (72.73%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Subversion
2 16 (72.73%) Maven
2 16 (72.73%) JIRA
2 16 (72.73%) Hudson
2 16 (72.73%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 16 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Change Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.55%) GIS Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) SOAP
1 17 (77.27%) Web Services
1 17 (77.27%) XML
2 16 (72.73%) XSLT
2 16 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 16 (72.73%) Spring
2 16 (72.73%) JSF
2 16 (72.73%) J2EE
2 16 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 16 (72.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) Dojo
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Scrum
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (77.27%) TDD
1 17 (77.27%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (72.73%) DevOps
2 16 (72.73%) Pair Programming
2 16 (72.73%) OOA/OOD
2 16 (72.73%) OO
2 16 (72.73%) RUP
2 16 (72.73%) DSDM
2 16 (72.73%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) BDD
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Document Management
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (72.73%) IBM
2 16 (72.73%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
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