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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
London / City of London
Rank 112 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing Release Management 35 33 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 1.09% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.28% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 37
Median daily rate £500 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £335 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%

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
2511 2573 4101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.61% 84.92% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 2020 3207
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 37
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% +41.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £13.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 33 (41.77%) Finance
2 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.65%) DevOps
4 18 (22.78%) ITIL
4 18 (22.78%) Windows
5 17 (21.52%) Linux
5 17 (21.52%) Banking
6 16 (20.25%) Project Management
7 15 (18.99%) SDLC
8 13 (16.46%) Scrum
8 13 (16.46%) Change Management
9 12 (15.19%) SQL
9 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
10 11 (13.92%) Equities
10 11 (13.92%) Unix
10 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
11 10 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (12.66%) Degree
12 9 (11.39%) QA
12 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
12 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (11.39%) Virtual Team
13 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
13 8 (10.13%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (10.13%) VMware
13 8 (10.13%) Financial Institution
13 8 (10.13%) Service Management
13 8 (10.13%) Middleware
13 8 (10.13%) Python

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 4 (5.06%) Apache
1 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.80%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.80%) Confluence
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Documaker
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) GitHub
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.27%) G Suite
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) NAS
2 2 (2.53%) SAN
2 2 (2.53%) VoIP
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) FCoE
3 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.27%) LDAP
3 1 (1.27%) MPLS
3 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.86%) Big Data
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.80%) Data Lake
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.53%) DB2
6 2 (2.53%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.53%) Redis
6 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.27%) MySQL
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) DbUnit
2 6 (7.59%) JIRA
2 6 (7.59%) Robot Framework
2 6 (7.59%) Selenium
3 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.06%) MSBuild
4 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.53%) Hudson
6 2 (2.53%) Maven
6 2 (2.53%) MSI
6 2 (2.53%) MSTest
6 2 (2.53%) NUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Ant
7 1 (1.27%) CMake
7 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.27%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Mockito
7 1 (1.27%) SCons
General
1 33 (41.77%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Banking
3 8 (10.13%) Financial Institution
3 8 (10.13%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.33%) Prime Brokerage
4 5 (6.33%) Retail
5 4 (5.06%) Advertising
6 2 (2.53%) Games
7 1 (1.27%) Billing
7 1 (1.27%) Front Office
7 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
1 11 (13.92%) Release Manager
2 9 (11.39%) Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Agile Coach
4 6 (7.59%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) QA Automation Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) QA Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Service Transition Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Transition Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Change and Release Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.80%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
1 8 (10.13%) Middleware
2 4 (5.06%) LAMP
2 4 (5.06%) REST
3 3 (3.80%) Akka
3 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.80%) Spring
3 3 (3.80%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Camel
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.53%) J2EE
4 2 (2.53%) JSON
4 2 (2.53%) Node.js
4 2 (2.53%) Samza
4 2 (2.53%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (2.53%) WebSockets
4 2 (2.53%) WinForms
5 1 (1.27%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Equities
2 9 (11.39%) Virtual Team
3 6 (7.59%) Fintech
3 6 (7.59%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.06%) Hedge funds
5 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) AS400
8 1 (1.27%) CMDB
8 1 (1.27%) Contactless
8 1 (1.27%) Derivative
8 1 (1.27%) Economics
8 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Windows
2 17 (21.52%) Linux
3 11 (13.92%) Unix
4 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.27%) Android
10 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.27%) CentOS
10 1 (1.27%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) DevOps
3 18 (22.78%) ITIL
4 16 (20.25%) Project Management
5 15 (18.99%) SDLC
6 13 (16.46%) Change Management
6 13 (16.46%) Scrum
7 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (10.13%) Service Management
11 7 (8.86%) Asset Management
12 6 (7.59%) Data Management
12 6 (7.59%) Kanban
12 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (7.59%) Process Improvement
12 6 (7.59%) QA Automation
12 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) Java
2 8 (10.13%) Python
3 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.06%) C#
4 4 (5.06%) Perl
4 4 (5.06%) Scala
5 3 (3.80%) Ruby
6 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.53%) C++
6 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.27%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.27%) Korn
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) VBScript
7 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) ACCA
5 1 (1.27%) CFA
5 1 (1.27%) CIMA
5 1 (1.27%) ECDL
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MBA
5 1 (1.27%) MCDST
5 1 (1.27%) MCTS
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) MiFID
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.27%) Basel II
4 1 (1.27%) Basel III
4 1 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.53%) Docker
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.27%) NFS
4 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.06%) Ansible
2 4 (5.06%) SCCM
2 4 (5.06%) SELinux
3 3 (3.80%) Salt
4 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.53%) WSUS
5 1 (1.27%) Casper Suite
5 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.27%) rkt
5 1 (1.27%) SCOM
5 1 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.27%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) VMware
3 3 (3.80%) Netezza
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Remedy
4 2 (2.53%) Citrix
4 2 (2.53%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.53%) Qualys
5 1 (1.27%) Apple
5 1 (1.27%) Google
5 1 (1.27%) HP
5 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.27%) Murex
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) Solace
5 1 (1.27%) Sybase
5 1 (1.27%) Symantec
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