Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 19 July 2019 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 82 79
Rank change year-on-year -33 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.27% 0.68% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.81% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 11
Wiltshire median daily rate £456 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.41% +8.33% +26.23%
10th Percentile £426 £381 £410
90th Percentile £492 £569 £488
South West median daily rate £478 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +5.52% +6.47% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,561 988 1,165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 84.15% 83.80% 86.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,047 648 756
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £297 £255
90th Percentile £656 £600 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +9.09% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 34 30
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22.13 £15.93 £15.93
90th Percentile £49.65 £47.00 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +1.92%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Wiltshire

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Wiltshire

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in Wiltshire

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. 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
Swindon -19 4 £456 -18.89%
Salisbury -15 1 - - 1
Release Management
South West

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Debt
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) RAD
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Environment And Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Debt
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CEH
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft