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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 47 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.76% 1.22% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.44% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £350 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -31.25%  
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 £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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 445 487 695
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.09% 84.70% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 269 406
Median daily rate £360 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Glasgow

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V2
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) PMO
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Concordion
4 1 (11.11%) Gradle
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) Docker
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps

Release Management
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Concordion
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Gradle
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) JBehave
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Release Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) MiFID Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V2
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce