Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 63 53
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.44% 1.36% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.78% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 23
Gloucestershire median daily rate £383 £500 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.50% +9.17% +1.78%
10th Percentile £359 £356 £394
90th Percentile £420 £600 £500
South West median daily rate £438 £394 £458
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.03% +13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £20.19

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 562 731 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 82.77% 76.23% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 399 466
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -0.06% +6.73%
10th Percentile £213 £252 £225
90th Percentile £513 £575 £511
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 44 36
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +15.71%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.30 £25.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.99 £47.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +40.00%

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 25 July 2017. 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
Cheltenham +2 1 £365 +12.31%
Cirencester - 1 £400 -
Release Management
South West

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

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) C#

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle