Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 101 104
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 23 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.79% 1.21% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.43% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £355 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% -8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £278 £314 £300
90th Percentile £461 £590 £510
Scotland median daily rate £355 £310 £355
% change year-on-year +14.52% -12.68% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £46.13 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.53% -
Scotland median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2450 1813 2673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.22% 84.09% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1035 1385
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.61
% change year-on-year +9.89% -11.17% +17.75%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Edinburgh

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Edinburgh

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Edinburgh

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (34.78%) Process Management
3 8 (34.78%) ITSM
3 8 (34.78%) Service Management
3 8 (34.78%) Planning and Forecasting
4 7 (30.43%) Quality Management
4 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
4 7 (30.43%) Programme Management
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) QA
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE
6 5 (21.74%) Banking
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 4 (17.39%) Perl
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) Java
8 3 (13.04%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) Apache
8 3 (13.04%) Linux
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Drupal
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Appium
3 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.35%) Gatling
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Protractor
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Project Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Operations Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Operations Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.35%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (8.70%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) React
3 2 (8.70%) Redux
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) RequireJS
4 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (34.78%) ITSM
3 8 (34.78%) Planning and Forecasting
3 8 (34.78%) Process Management
3 8 (34.78%) Service Management
4 7 (30.43%) Programme Management
4 7 (30.43%) Quality Management
4 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) SDLC
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) DevOps
9 2 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) VMware