Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 22 January 2018 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 63 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 -36
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.65% 1.84% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 2.28% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 17
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £376 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.63% -18.65% +1.09%
10th Percentile £410 £360 £352
90th Percentile £516 £392 £580
South West median daily rate £410 £347 £400
% change year-on-year +18.24% -13.31% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 499 657 767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 80.74% 80.61% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 421 430
Gloucestershire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £240
90th Percentile £563 £563 £506
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 65 54
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -29.41% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.20 £20.13
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £50.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year -16.78% -5.10% +37.72%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Gloucestershire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Gloucestershire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 2 £473 -
Release Management
South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) Python

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Lua
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle