The median contractor rate for a Release Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 53 -
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 476 528 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.63% 92.31% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 291 468
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 24
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in Glasgow

Release Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Manager in Glasgow

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management

Release Manager Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft