Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Release Management
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 98 97
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing Release Management 15 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.76% 0.81% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.97% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Bristol median daily rate £355 £275 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.09% -40.54% +23.33%
10th Percentile £308 £246 £273
90th Percentile £421 £417 £492
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1563 1443 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.70% 82.98% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1059 1045 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £531
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 36
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £26.58 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +47.64% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Bristol

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Bristol

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Bristol

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) QA
2 6 (40.00%) Time Management
2 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 6 (40.00%) PaaS
2 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (40.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) logstash
2 6 (40.00%) Kibana
2 6 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 6 (40.00%) User Experience
3 5 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (33.33%) Artifactory
3 5 (33.33%) Hudson
3 5 (33.33%) IaaS
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL Certification
3 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) Finance

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) PaaS
2 5 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 5 (33.33%) Hudson
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Release Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Network Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Release Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Service Performance Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Public Cloud
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 5 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 6 (40.00%) Time Management
3 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
3 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Measurement
6 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL Certification
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Kibana
1 6 (40.00%) logstash
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft