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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 28 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 3 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.60% - 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% - 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
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£422 - £592
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 - £459
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -28.23%
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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
160 103 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.11% 90.35% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 50 129
Average daily rate £475 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) GridGain
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Mockito
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) JUnit
4 2 (33.33%) Perl

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Mockito
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Market Risk Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) AOP
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) GridGain
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica
1 1 (16.67%) Perforce
1 1 (16.67%) Solace