The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 22 26 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing Release Management 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.31% 1.17% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.49% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £465 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £357 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £29.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+61.01% +45.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
100 134 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 82.64% 78.36% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 100 238
Average daily rate £500 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £775 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the Canary Wharf region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) PMP
3 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (33.33%) hybris
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) VisualVM
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) JProfiler
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) VisualVM
2 1 (16.67%) JProfiler
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Project Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) hybris
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft