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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 116 136 148
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Contract jobs citing Release Management 44 28 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 0.82% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.97% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 44
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £578 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
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
2866 2873 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.40% 83.91% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2274 2300 3617
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 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 33 (41.25%) Finance
2 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.00%) DevOps
4 23 (28.75%) Banking
5 20 (25.00%) Linux
6 18 (22.50%) ITIL
6 18 (22.50%) Windows
7 15 (18.75%) Change Management
8 13 (16.25%) Unix
9 12 (15.00%) SQL
9 12 (15.00%) Project Management
9 12 (15.00%) PowerShell
9 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (15.00%) SDLC
10 11 (13.75%) Python
11 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (12.50%) Degree
12 9 (11.25%) Investment Banking
12 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (11.25%) Scrum
12 9 (11.25%) Middleware
12 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
12 9 (11.25%) Java
12 9 (11.25%) .NET
12 9 (11.25%) Puppet
13 8 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (10.00%) Oracle

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 5 (6.25%) Apache
1 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.75%) Confluence
2 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) nginx
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Documaker
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.25%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) GitHub
2 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.25%) G Suite
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) NAS
2 2 (2.50%) SAN
2 2 (2.50%) SSL
2 2 (2.50%) VoIP
3 1 (1.25%) DHCP
3 1 (1.25%) FCoE
3 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.25%) Big Data
4 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.50%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.50%) MySQL
6 2 (2.50%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.50%) Redis
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.25%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.50%) JIRA
4 4 (5.00%) DbUnit
4 4 (5.00%) Hudson
4 4 (5.00%) Robot Framework
4 4 (5.00%) Selenium
4 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.75%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.50%) Maven
7 1 (1.25%) Ant
7 1 (1.25%) CMake
7 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.25%) JUnit
7 1 (1.25%) MSI
7 1 (1.25%) NUnit
7 1 (1.25%) SCons
7 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.25%) WiX
General
1 33 (41.25%) Finance
2 23 (28.75%) Banking
3 9 (11.25%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.25%) Prime Brokerage
5 4 (5.00%) Advertising
6 2 (2.50%) Billing
7 1 (1.25%) Front Office
7 1 (1.25%) Games
7 1 (1.25%) Legal
7 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.50%) Release Manager
3 9 (11.25%) Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (8.75%) Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Administrator
7 5 (6.25%) Lead DevOps
7 5 (6.25%) Programme Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Service Transition Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Transition Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Change Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) .NET
1 9 (11.25%) Middleware
2 5 (6.25%) LAMP
3 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.00%) REST
4 3 (3.75%) Akka
4 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.75%) Spring
4 3 (3.75%) XML
5 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Camel
5 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.50%) J2EE
5 2 (2.50%) JSON
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.50%) Samza
5 2 (2.50%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (2.50%) Web Services
5 2 (2.50%) WebCenter
5 2 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Equities
1 7 (8.75%) Fintech
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 5 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Derivative
4 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) AS400
5 1 (1.25%) Contactless
5 1 (1.25%) Economics
5 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.00%) Linux
2 18 (22.50%) Windows
3 13 (16.25%) Unix
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.25%) CentOS
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.00%) DevOps
3 18 (22.50%) ITIL
4 15 (18.75%) Change Management
5 12 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (15.00%) Project Management
5 12 (15.00%) SDLC
6 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.25%) Scrum
8 8 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (7.50%) Data Management
10 5 (6.25%) Low Latency
10 5 (6.25%) Migration
10 5 (6.25%) Open Source
10 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.25%) Process Improvement
10 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) PowerShell
1 12 (15.00%) SQL
2 11 (13.75%) Python
3 9 (11.25%) Java
4 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.50%) Ruby
6 4 (5.00%) C#
6 4 (5.00%) Perl
6 4 (5.00%) Scala
7 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.50%) C++
8 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.50%) Jython
8 2 (2.50%) Korn
8 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.25%) VB
9 1 (1.25%) VBA
9 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) ACCA
5 1 (1.25%) CFA
5 1 (1.25%) CIMA
5 1 (1.25%) ECDL
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) MBA
5 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) MiFID
3 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) WCAG
4 1 (1.25%) Basel II
4 1 (1.25%) Basel III
4 1 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.00%) Docker
3 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.25%) NFS
5 1 (1.25%) Varnish
5 1 (1.25%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Puppet
2 8 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.75%) Ansible
4 4 (5.00%) SELinux
5 3 (3.75%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.75%) SCCM
6 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Salt
6 2 (2.50%) SCOM
7 1 (1.25%) Casper Suite
7 1 (1.25%) Nagios
7 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) VMware
4 3 (3.75%) Citrix
4 3 (3.75%) Remedy
5 2 (2.50%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.50%) Netezza
5 2 (2.50%) Qualys
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.50%) Siebel
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) Murex
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) Sophis
6 1 (1.25%) Symantec
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