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 3 months to 27 April 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 / Wiltshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 58 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.31% 0.59% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.76% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £448 £326 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.48% -40.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £217 £506
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £421 £400
% change year-on-year -0.11% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -70.00% +98.16%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 538 525 578
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 82.64% 77.89% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 358 395
Median daily rate £420 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 14
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +90.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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
Swindon -4 1 £420 +121.05%
Release Management
South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) OLTP
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Velocity
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) ATDD
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) LESS
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Release Manager
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) LESS
1 1 (20.00%) React
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Sass
1 1 (20.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) ATDD
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript