The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 132 173 134
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -39
Contract jobs citing Release Management 33 41 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.98% 0.69% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.86% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 54
Median daily rate £475 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £42.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.31% +40.83%
Release Management
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2887 4788 4704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.90% 81.02% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 3789 3501
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -1.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the City of London region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.26%) Change Management
4 23 (25.00%) Banking
5 20 (21.74%) Linux
6 19 (20.65%) Java
6 19 (20.65%) Project Management
6 19 (20.65%) DevOps
7 17 (18.48%) Puppet
7 17 (18.48%) Configuration Management
7 17 (18.48%) ITIL
7 17 (18.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (16.30%) Python
9 14 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (15.22%) Ansible
9 14 (15.22%) Oracle
9 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
10 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
12 10 (10.87%) Front Office
12 10 (10.87%) SQL
12 10 (10.87%) Windows
13 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
13 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
13 9 (9.78%) Ruby
13 9 (9.78%) TeamCity
13 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
14 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
14 8 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) Apache
2 3 (3.26%) CMS
2 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.09%) Confluence
4 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.09%) JBoss
4 1 (1.09%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (1.09%) nginx
4 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.17%) Documaker
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (1.09%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.09%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.43%) Office 365
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.17%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.17%) Datadog
3 2 (2.17%) IaaS
3 2 (2.17%) Route 53
3 2 (2.17%) SaaS
3 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.09%) Force.com
4 1 (1.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Firewall
1 2 (2.17%) H.323
1 2 (2.17%) ISDN
1 2 (2.17%) SSL
1 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.17%) Telepresence
1 2 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) LDAP
2 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.09%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.17%) Redis
7 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.09%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
1 9 (9.78%) TeamCity
2 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.61%) Hudson
4 6 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.35%) JIRA
5 4 (4.35%) Maven
6 2 (2.17%) Ant
6 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.17%) Subversion
6 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.09%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.09%) GCC
7 1 (1.09%) Gradle
7 1 (1.09%) JBehave
7 1 (1.09%) JUnit
7 1 (1.09%) Mockito
7 1 (1.09%) WiX
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 23 (25.00%) Banking
3 10 (10.87%) Front Office
4 6 (6.52%) Retail
5 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.35%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.17%) Back Office
7 2 (2.17%) Billing
8 1 (1.09%) Advertising
8 1 (1.09%) Publishing
8 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (16.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (15.22%) Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Release Manager
4 8 (8.70%) Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.43%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (5.43%) Programme Manager
7 5 (5.43%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Test Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Transition Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Web Services
2 7 (7.61%) .NET
3 6 (6.52%) HTML
3 6 (6.52%) Middleware
4 5 (5.43%) JMS
4 5 (5.43%) REST
4 5 (5.43%) SOAP
5 4 (4.35%) JSP
6 2 (2.17%) J2EE
6 2 (2.17%) JMX
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.17%) Spring
6 2 (2.17%) WebCenter
7 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.09%) ELK Stack
7 1 (1.09%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.09%) LAMP
7 1 (1.09%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Equities
2 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) Fixed Income
2 4 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Derivative
4 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.09%) CMDB
5 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.09%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.09%) STB
5 1 (1.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.74%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) Unix
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.26%) Debian
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.17%) CentOS
5 2 (2.17%) Fedora
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.09%) AIX
6 1 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.26%) Change Management
3 19 (20.65%) DevOps
3 19 (20.65%) Project Management
4 17 (18.48%) Configuration Management
4 17 (18.48%) ITIL
4 17 (18.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.70%) Content Management
6 8 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (7.61%) Defect Management
7 7 (7.61%) Migration
7 7 (7.61%) Scrum
7 7 (7.61%) Service Management
7 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.52%) ETL
8 6 (6.52%) High Availability
8 6 (6.52%) SDLC
8 6 (6.52%) Test Management
8 6 (6.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.65%) Java
2 15 (16.30%) Python
3 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 10 (10.87%) SQL
5 9 (9.78%) Ruby
6 7 (7.61%) Perl
7 6 (6.52%) C#
7 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.35%) VBScript
10 3 (3.26%) PHP
11 2 (2.17%) C
11 2 (2.17%) C++
11 2 (2.17%) Jython
12 1 (1.09%) Groovy
12 1 (1.09%) Korn
12 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.09%) VB
12 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) ISEB
4 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.09%) MCITP
6 1 (1.09%) MCP
6 1 (1.09%) MCTS
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PgMP
6 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMP
6 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) WCAG
3 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Docker
2 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.09%) GridGain
3 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.09%) iptables
3 1 (1.09%) Varnish
3 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) Puppet
2 14 (15.22%) Ansible
2 14 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.43%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.26%) Nagios
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.17%) Capistrano
6 2 (2.17%) Control-M
6 2 (2.17%) Pingdom
6 2 (2.17%) Salt
6 2 (2.17%) SCOM
6 2 (2.17%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.09%) Kibana
7 1 (1.09%) logstash
7 1 (1.09%) Mesos
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
1 14 (15.22%) Oracle
2 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.35%) Bloomberg
3 4 (4.35%) HP
4 3 (3.26%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.26%) BMC
4 3 (3.26%) IBM
4 3 (3.26%) Remedy
4 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.26%) Splunk
4 3 (3.26%) WorldPay
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco
5 2 (2.17%) Citrix
5 2 (2.17%) NetSuite
5 2 (2.17%) Polycom
5 2 (2.17%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.17%) Siebel
5 2 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) SAP