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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 61 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing Release Management 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.00% 0.43% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.57% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate £325 £393 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +1.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £393
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +251.85%
Release Management
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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
564 525 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 86.64% 75.11% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 316 223
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 12
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.10 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 11 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -3 11 £325 -17.19% 6
Mid Wales - 1 £450 -
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Subversion
3 8 (42.11%) JIRA
3 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) Service Management
5 6 (31.58%) RUP
5 6 (31.58%) SOAP
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 6 (31.58%) SDLC
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
6 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (26.32%) Spring Integration
6 5 (26.32%) Neo4j
6 5 (26.32%) Twitter
6 5 (26.32%) Confluence
6 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
6 5 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (26.32%) Confluence
2 3 (15.79%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (26.32%) Neo4j
2 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) GIS
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) JIRA
1 8 (42.11%) Subversion
2 5 (26.32%) Geb
2 5 (26.32%) Hudson
2 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 5 (26.32%) Maven
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Spock
3 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
3 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
4 3 (15.79%) QAComplete
5 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Release Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Change Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Change and Release Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) DBA
6 1 (5.26%) GIS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) SOAP
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
2 5 (26.32%) J2EE
2 5 (26.32%) JSF
2 5 (26.32%) Spring
2 5 (26.32%) Spring Integration
2 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (26.32%) XSLT
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) Dojo
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) CMDB
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Service Management
4 6 (31.58%) Open Source
4 6 (31.58%) RUP
4 6 (31.58%) SDLC
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 5 (26.32%) DSDM
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (26.32%) Pair Programming
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 4 (21.05%) ITSM
6 4 (21.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCAD
2 1 (5.26%) MCSD
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Twitter
3 4 (21.05%) BMC
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Remedy
3 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
4 3 (15.79%) Informatica
4 3 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Teradata
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
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