The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 1.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £502 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £417
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
84 164 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.50% 88.65% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 110 224
Average daily rate £500 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Adobe
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) hybris
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) VisualVM
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) JProfiler
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Gradle

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) VisualVM
2 1 (16.67%) JProfiler
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) XML Messaging
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) DTCC
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Adobe
1 5 (83.33%) hybris