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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
South West / Bristol
Rank 65 69 62
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.61% 0.55% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.67% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £406 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -13.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £373 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £440 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -39.44% -5.26%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 656 742 658
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.71% 82.17% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 532 477
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Release Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Bristol

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) CMDB
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) DevExpress
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups

Release Management
Top Related 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleTools
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (12.50%) WiX
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Change and Configuration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
3 1 (12.50%) Laravel
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PeopleCode
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQR
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) DevExpress
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (12.50%) Percona
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy
1 1 (12.50%) Sencha
1 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
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