Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 76 74
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing Release Management 9 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.69% 0.89% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.08% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 13
Glasgow median daily rate £250 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +1.59% -4.55%
Scotland median daily rate £355 £310 £355
% change year-on-year +14.52% -12.68% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1112 926 1401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.67% 82.46% 81.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 492 748
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £258 £220 £232
90th Percentile £500 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -23.47% +52.44%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.65 £55.00
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 Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Glasgow

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Glasgow

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Glasgow

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) XSLT
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 6 (66.67%) C++
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
1 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) iSeries
3 1 (11.11%) RPG IV
3 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) AS400
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) RPG
3 1 (11.11%) SQL

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (11.11%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Test Environment Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) AS400
1 1 (11.11%) iSeries
1 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
1 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
1 6 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) RPG
2 1 (11.11%) RPG IV
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica