The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 23 48 36
Rank change year-on-year +25 -12  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 16 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.72% 3.07% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 3.57% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 1
Median daily rate £294 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.61% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -38.06% -7.36%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 293 364 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.43% 86.05% 77.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 263 156
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £17.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -27.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £17.50 £32.50
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 Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Cardiff

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Cardiff over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Cardiff

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Cardiff

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) XML
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) IBM
3 11 (57.89%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (57.89%) InterSystems
3 11 (57.89%) Fiorano
3 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (57.89%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (57.89%) JCAPS
4 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
5 9 (47.37%) HL7
6 8 (42.11%) Project Management
6 8 (42.11%) XSLT
6 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL V3
7 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
7 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
7 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) ITSM
8 5 (26.32%) Service Management
9 4 (21.05%) Workflow
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) CSS
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) CMDB
9 4 (21.05%) Web Development
9 4 (21.05%) jQuery

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 11 (57.89%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (57.89%) JCAPS
1 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Applications Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Applications Support
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Support Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Business Integration Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Release Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) XML
2 11 (57.89%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (42.11%) XSLT
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) CSS3
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
2 4 (21.05%) CMDB
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
3 8 (42.11%) ITIL V3
3 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
5 5 (26.32%) ITSM
5 5 (26.32%) Service Management
6 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
6 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) Workflow
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Change Management
8 2 (10.53%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
9 1 (5.26%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) HL7
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Fiorano
1 11 (57.89%) IBM
1 11 (57.89%) InterSystems
2 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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