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 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
London / City of London
Rank 109 105 141
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +36
Contract jobs citing Release Management 41 40 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 1.25% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.43% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 30
Median daily rate £550 £475 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £393 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £418
% change year-on-year
- -7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-35.22% -7.36%

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
2467 2793 4255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.01% 87.04% 82.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1962 2213 3309
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 £345 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 32
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 March 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 1 March 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 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.12%) Finance
3 22 (25.88%) DevOps
4 19 (22.35%) Windows
5 18 (21.18%) Scrum
5 18 (21.18%) Project Management
6 17 (20.00%) SQL
7 16 (18.82%) Linux
8 15 (17.65%) ITIL
9 14 (16.47%) QA
10 13 (15.29%) Banking
10 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
11 12 (14.12%) .NET
11 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (14.12%) Change Management
11 12 (14.12%) PowerShell
11 12 (14.12%) SDLC
12 11 (12.94%) Virtual Team
12 11 (12.94%) Equities
12 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
13 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (11.76%) Service Management
13 10 (11.76%) Selenium
13 10 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
14 9 (10.59%) TDD
14 9 (10.59%) Degree
14 9 (10.59%) Financial Institution
14 9 (10.59%) Unix
15 8 (9.41%) C#

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 (4.71%) Confluence
1 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) GitHub
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) G Suite
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) LDAP
2 1 (1.18%) MPLS
2 1 (1.18%) Skype
2 1 (1.18%) SSL
2 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.06%) Big Data
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.71%) Data Lake
4 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.35%) DB2
5 2 (2.35%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.35%) Redis
5 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.18%) Essbase
6 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.18%) MySQL
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Selenium
2 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.06%) DbUnit
3 6 (7.06%) JIRA
3 6 (7.06%) Robot Framework
4 5 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.71%) MSBuild
6 3 (3.53%) Appium
6 3 (3.53%) Calabash
6 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.53%) MSI
6 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.53%) Xcode
7 2 (2.35%) Hudson
7 2 (2.35%) MSTest
7 2 (2.35%) NUnit
8 1 (1.18%) Mockito
8 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Banking
3 9 (10.59%) Financial Institution
4 7 (8.24%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.06%) Retail
6 3 (3.53%) Advertising
6 3 (3.53%) Front Office
6 3 (3.53%) Prime Brokerage
7 2 (2.35%) Legal
8 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (12.94%) Release Manager
2 9 (10.59%) Developer
2 9 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.41%) Agile Coach
3 8 (9.41%) QA Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Change and Release Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Change Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.53%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.53%) DBA
7 3 (3.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (3.53%) Netezza DBA
7 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.35%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
2 5 (5.88%) Middleware
3 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.71%) LAMP
3 4 (4.71%) REST
3 4 (4.71%) XML
4 3 (3.53%) Akka
4 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.53%) RESTful
4 3 (3.53%) Spring
5 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Camel
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.35%) J2EE
5 2 (2.35%) JSON
5 2 (2.35%) Node.js
5 2 (2.35%) Samza
5 2 (2.35%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (2.35%) WebSockets
5 2 (2.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Equities
1 11 (12.94%) Virtual Team
2 7 (8.24%) Fixed Income
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.71%) Fintech
4 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) AS400
6 1 (1.18%) CMDB
6 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.18%) STB
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) Linux
3 9 (10.59%) Unix
4 5 (5.88%) Android
4 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.88%) DevOps
3 18 (21.18%) Project Management
3 18 (21.18%) Scrum
4 15 (17.65%) ITIL
5 12 (14.12%) Change Management
5 12 (14.12%) SDLC
6 10 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (11.76%) Service Management
6 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.59%) TDD
8 8 (9.41%) Asset Management
8 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
8 8 (9.41%) Kanban
9 7 (8.24%) BDD
9 7 (8.24%) Coaching
9 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.24%) QA Automation
9 7 (8.24%) Software Delivery
10 6 (7.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) SQL
2 12 (14.12%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.41%) C#
3 8 (9.41%) Java
4 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.88%) Python
6 3 (3.53%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.53%) Scala
6 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.35%) Perl
7 2 (2.35%) VBScript
8 1 (1.18%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.18%) Korn
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Degree
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) ISEB
5 1 (1.18%) ACCA
5 1 (1.18%) CFA
5 1 (1.18%) CIMA
5 1 (1.18%) ECDL
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.18%) MBA
5 1 (1.18%) MCDST
5 1 (1.18%) MCTS
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) MiFID
2 3 (3.53%) PMO
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) Basel II
3 1 (1.18%) Basel III
3 1 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.18%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.35%) Docker
6 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.18%) vSphere
6 1 (1.18%) XenApp
6 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) SCCM
2 4 (4.71%) SELinux
3 3 (3.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.53%) Puppet
4 2 (2.35%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.18%) rkt
5 1 (1.18%) Salt
5 1 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.18%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) VMware
3 4 (4.71%) Netezza
4 3 (3.53%) Citrix
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle
5 2 (2.35%) Remedy
6 1 (1.18%) Apple
6 1 (1.18%) AppSense
6 1 (1.18%) Google
6 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.18%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.18%) Murex
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) Solace
6 1 (1.18%) Sybase
6 1 (1.18%) Symantec
6 1 (1.18%) Wyse
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