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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 21 24 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Contract jobs citing Release Management 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.91% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 0.82% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £29.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-32.15% +6.25%
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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
107 122 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.59% 77.71% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 95 244
Average daily rate £500 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £651
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) PMP
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (28.57%) hybris
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) VisualVM
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) JProfiler

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) VisualVM
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Release Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
2 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
1 2 (28.57%) hybris
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft