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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 98 159 139
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -20
Contract jobs citing Release Management 59 42 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.69% 0.75% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.93% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 43
Median daily rate £519 £490 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% +15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.19 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+98.16% -32.71%
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
2959 4515 4980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.76% 80.58% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 3527 3669
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 48
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 32 (34.04%) Finance
2 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.40%) Project Management
3 22 (23.40%) Change Management
4 21 (22.34%) Java
4 21 (22.34%) Banking
5 19 (20.21%) ITIL
6 18 (19.15%) Configuration Management
6 18 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (17.02%) Linux
8 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
8 15 (15.96%) Content Management
9 14 (14.89%) Oracle
10 13 (13.83%) PowerShell
11 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.77%) HTML
11 12 (12.77%) Web Services
11 12 (12.77%) Front Office
12 11 (11.70%) SOAP
12 11 (11.70%) SQL
12 11 (11.70%) Python
12 11 (11.70%) Puppet
12 11 (11.70%) High Availability
13 10 (10.64%) REST
13 10 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (10.64%) API Design
13 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
13 10 (10.64%) JMS
13 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
14 9 (9.57%) Middleware

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 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.26%) CMS
2 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.19%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.13%) Apache
4 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.13%) IIS
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.06%) Confluence
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.06%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (1.06%) nginx
5 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
3 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Documaker
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (1.06%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.06%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (1.06%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.32%) Office 365
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.19%) SaaS
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.13%) IaaS
4 2 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.06%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.06%) Force.com
5 1 (1.06%) GitHub
5 1 (1.06%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.06%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Firewall
1 2 (2.13%) H.323
1 2 (2.13%) ISDN
1 2 (2.13%) LDAP
1 2 (2.13%) SSL
1 2 (2.13%) Telepresence
1 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) NAS
2 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.06%) SAN
2 1 (1.06%) Skype
2 1 (1.06%) SNMP
2 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.06%) VoIP
2 1 (1.06%) WebEx
2 1 (1.06%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.13%) MySQL
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.06%) DB2
6 1 (1.06%) HBase
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Redis
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) JIRA
2 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.19%) Maven
4 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.13%) Ant
5 2 (2.13%) GCC
5 2 (2.13%) Hudson
5 2 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.06%) Gradle
6 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (34.04%) Finance
2 21 (22.34%) Banking
3 12 (12.77%) Front Office
4 7 (7.45%) Financial Institution
4 7 (7.45%) Retail
5 5 (5.32%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.26%) Advertising
7 3 (3.19%) Publishing
7 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.13%) Billing
9 1 (1.06%) Back Office
9 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (23.40%) Release Manager
2 10 (10.64%) Analyst
3 8 (8.51%) Developer
4 7 (7.45%) Architect
5 6 (6.38%) Consultant
6 5 (5.32%) Administrator
6 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Development Manager
7 4 (4.26%) SharePoint Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Test Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.26%) UAT Manager
7 4 (4.26%) UAT Test Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (3.19%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Digital Development Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) HTML
1 12 (12.77%) Web Services
2 11 (11.70%) SOAP
3 10 (10.64%) JMS
3 10 (10.64%) REST
4 9 (9.57%) Middleware
5 8 (8.51%) JSP
6 7 (7.45%) .NET
7 4 (4.26%) JMX
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.13%) JSON
9 2 (2.13%) LAMP
9 2 (2.13%) WebCenter
9 2 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (1.06%) Dojo
10 1 (1.06%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (1.06%) jQuery
10 1 (1.06%) LINQ
10 1 (1.06%) WCF
10 1 (1.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Hedge funds
2 6 (6.38%) Equities
3 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.19%) STB
5 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.13%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.13%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) CMDB
7 1 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Linux
2 9 (9.57%) Windows
3 5 (5.32%) Unix
4 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.06%) AIX
7 1 (1.06%) CentOS
7 1 (1.06%) Debian
7 1 (1.06%) Fedora
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.40%) Change Management
2 22 (23.40%) Project Management
3 19 (20.21%) ITIL
4 18 (19.15%) Configuration Management
4 18 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (15.96%) Content Management
6 11 (11.70%) High Availability
7 10 (10.64%) API Design
8 9 (9.57%) Web Development
9 8 (8.51%) DevOps
9 8 (8.51%) Migration
9 8 (8.51%) Scrum
9 8 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.45%) Defect Management
10 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.45%) SDLC
10 7 (7.45%) Service Management
10 7 (7.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.34%) Java
2 13 (13.83%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.70%) Python
3 11 (11.70%) SQL
4 10 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.45%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.45%) C#
6 5 (5.32%) Perl
6 5 (5.32%) VBScript
7 3 (3.19%) Ruby
7 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.13%) C
8 2 (2.13%) C++
8 2 (2.13%) Jython
8 2 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.06%) Groovy
9 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.06%) VB
9 1 (1.06%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
1 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) ISEB
4 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.06%) MCITP
6 1 (1.06%) MCP
6 1 (1.06%) MCTS
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.06%) PgMP
6 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.06%) PMP
6 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) Docker
2 2 (2.13%) iptables
2 2 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.06%) Varnish
3 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.06%) vSphere
3 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) Puppet
2 10 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.32%) Ansible
3 5 (5.32%) Nagios
4 4 (4.26%) Capistrano
4 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.26%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.13%) Control-M
6 2 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.13%) SCCM
7 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.06%) Mesos
7 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.06%) Packer
7 1 (1.06%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.89%) Oracle
3 5 (5.32%) Bloomberg
3 5 (5.32%) BMC
3 5 (5.32%) HP
3 5 (5.32%) VMware
4 4 (4.26%) Citrix
4 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.19%) IBM
5 3 (3.19%) Polycom
5 3 (3.19%) Rally
5 3 (3.19%) Siebel
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco
6 2 (2.13%) NetSuite
6 2 (2.13%) Sybase
6 2 (2.13%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.06%) Calypso
7 1 (1.06%) Murex
7 1 (1.06%) SAP
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