The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
UK / Wales
Rank 43 62 55
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 23 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.30% 2.33% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 2.74% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 6
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £560 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -4.68% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -38.06% -7.36%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 577 585 514
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 82.66% 85.15% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 401 287
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.64% +56.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Wales

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Wales over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Wales

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Wales

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +17 16 £313 -3.84% 2
West Wales -15 2 £318 -68.25%
Release Management
UK

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 24 (80.00%) ITIL
2 18 (60.00%) XML
3 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (53.33%) IBM
3 16 (53.33%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (53.33%) InterSystems
3 16 (53.33%) Fiorano
3 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (53.33%) WebSphere
3 16 (53.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 16 (53.33%) JCAPS
4 15 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 13 (43.33%) HL7
6 12 (40.00%) ITSM
6 12 (40.00%) XSLT
7 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
7 11 (36.67%) CSS
7 11 (36.67%) HTML
7 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
7 11 (36.67%) Project Management
7 11 (36.67%) ITIL V3
7 11 (36.67%) ServiceNow
8 10 (33.33%) Client/Server
8 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
9 8 (26.67%) Service Management
9 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (23.33%) CSS3
10 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (23.33%) HTML5
10 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 16 (53.33%) BizTalk Server
1 16 (53.33%) JCAPS
1 16 (53.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 9 (30.00%) Applications Manager
4 8 (26.67%) Applications Support Manager
4 8 (26.67%) ServiceNow Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Support Manager
5 6 (20.00%) Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Administrator
6 4 (13.33%) ITSM Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Environment And Release Manager
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Release Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) XML
2 16 (53.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 12 (40.00%) XSLT
4 11 (36.67%) CSS
4 11 (36.67%) HTML
5 7 (23.33%) Ajax
5 7 (23.33%) CSS3
5 7 (23.33%) HTML5
5 7 (23.33%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 7 (23.33%) CMDB
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) ITIL
2 15 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (40.00%) ITSM
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL V3
4 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
4 11 (36.67%) Project Management
5 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 8 (26.67%) Service Management
7 7 (23.33%) Asset Management
7 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
7 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (23.33%) Web Development
7 7 (23.33%) Workflow
8 5 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Scrum
9 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) HL7
2 5 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Fiorano
1 16 (53.33%) IBM
1 16 (53.33%) InterSystems
2 11 (36.67%) ServiceNow
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CPS Group UK
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