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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 120 132 124
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing Release Management 33 56 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 1.09% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.35% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 63
Average daily rate £463 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £393
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +251.85%
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
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 19 (28.36%) Banking
2 19 (28.36%) ITIL
3 15 (22.39%) Oracle
3 15 (22.39%) Linux
3 15 (22.39%) Project Management
4 14 (20.90%) Java
5 12 (17.91%) Change Management
6 11 (16.42%) Windows
6 11 (16.42%) Content Management
7 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.93%) HTML
7 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
7 10 (14.93%) Python
7 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
7 10 (14.93%) High Availability
8 9 (13.43%) Bash Shell
8 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
8 9 (13.43%) Perl
8 9 (13.43%) Unix
8 9 (13.43%) SOAP
8 9 (13.43%) Web Services
8 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.94%) Front Office
9 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.45%) Web Development
10 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.45%) SQL
10 7 (10.45%) JMS
10 7 (10.45%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) nginx
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Office
3 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.99%) Documaker
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (1.49%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (1.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) GitHub
2 1 (1.49%) Heroku
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) LDAP
2 2 (2.99%) SSL
2 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) NAS
3 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) Skype
3 1 (1.49%) SNMP
3 1 (1.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.49%) Big Data
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) HBase
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.49%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.49%) GCC
3 1 (1.49%) Maven
3 1 (1.49%) NUnit
3 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.49%) PVCS
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.49%) Toad
3 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 19 (28.36%) Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Front Office
4 5 (7.46%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.46%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Advertising
5 3 (4.48%) Legal
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
6 2 (2.99%) Billing
6 2 (2.99%) Publishing
6 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Release Manager
2 12 (17.91%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Applications Support
4 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (2.99%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Architect
7 2 (2.99%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Development Manager
7 2 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Digital Development Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Environment And Release Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Middleware Specialist
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Specialist
7 2 (2.99%) Programme Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) HTML
2 9 (13.43%) SOAP
2 9 (13.43%) Web Services
3 7 (10.45%) JMS
3 7 (10.45%) REST
4 6 (8.96%) JSP
4 6 (8.96%) Middleware
5 3 (4.48%) .NET
5 3 (4.48%) JMX
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.99%) CGI
6 2 (2.99%) JNDI
6 2 (2.99%) JSON
6 2 (2.99%) LAMP
6 2 (2.99%) Servlets
6 2 (2.99%) Spring
6 2 (2.99%) WebCenter
6 2 (2.99%) XML
7 1 (1.49%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (1.49%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Equities
2 5 (7.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.46%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) CMDB
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
4 2 (2.99%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.99%) STB
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
2 11 (16.42%) Windows
3 9 (13.43%) Unix
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ITIL
2 15 (22.39%) Project Management
3 12 (17.91%) Change Management
4 11 (16.42%) Content Management
5 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.93%) High Availability
6 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.45%) API Design
8 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
8 7 (10.45%) SDLC
8 7 (10.45%) Web Development
9 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
9 6 (8.96%) Scrum
10 5 (7.46%) Algorithmic Trading
10 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
10 5 (7.46%) Migration
10 5 (7.46%) Service Management
10 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) Java
2 10 (14.93%) Python
3 9 (13.43%) Bash Shell
3 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.43%) Perl
4 7 (10.45%) SQL
5 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.99%) C#
7 2 (2.99%) Jython
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.99%) VB
8 1 (1.49%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) Groovy
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) VBA
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
8 1 (1.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
1 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) XenApp
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.49%) Docker
5 1 (1.49%) Firmware
5 1 (1.49%) iptables
5 1 (1.49%) Varnish
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) Xen
5 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Nagios
2 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.46%) Puppet
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (5.97%) SCCM
4 3 (4.48%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.99%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.49%) Ansible
6 1 (1.49%) Control-M
6 1 (1.49%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.49%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) BMC
3 6 (8.96%) Citrix
4 5 (7.46%) Sybase
5 4 (5.97%) Siebel
5 4 (5.97%) VMware
6 3 (4.48%) HP
6 3 (4.48%) Remedy
6 3 (4.48%) WorldPay
7 2 (2.99%) Rally
7 2 (2.99%) Sun
8 1 (1.49%) Calypso
8 1 (1.49%) CommVault
8 1 (1.49%) Dell
8 1 (1.49%) EMC
8 1 (1.49%) IBM
8 1 (1.49%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.49%) Murex
8 1 (1.49%) NetApp
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