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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 22 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Release Management 2 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.80% 2.20% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.67% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £405 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+192.85% -37.77%
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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
93 150 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.78% 82.42% 90.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 107 229
Average daily rate £450 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £363 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) hybris
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) VisualVM
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) VisualVM
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) hybris