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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 132 129 155
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Contract jobs citing Release Management 52 72 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 1.24% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.60% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 36
Average daily rate
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£510 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £555 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £389 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.39% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.90 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+268.21% -36.29%
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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
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 44 (39.29%) Finance
2 32 (28.57%) ITIL
3 31 (27.68%) Banking
4 29 (25.89%) SQL
4 29 (25.89%) Oracle
5 26 (23.21%) SQL Server
5 26 (23.21%) Windows
6 22 (19.64%) Linux
6 22 (19.64%) Configuration Management
7 21 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 20 (17.86%) .NET
9 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (14.29%) Subversion
10 16 (14.29%) Java
10 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 15 (13.39%) UNIX
11 15 (13.39%) Service Management
11 15 (13.39%) VMware
12 14 (12.50%) Change Management
12 14 (12.50%) Jenkins
13 13 (11.61%) TDD
13 13 (11.61%) XML
14 12 (10.71%) C#
14 12 (10.71%) Apache
14 12 (10.71%) Tomcat
14 12 (10.71%) Project Management
14 12 (10.71%) WebSphere
15 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (9.82%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 12 (10.71%) Apache
1 12 (10.71%) Tomcat
1 12 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.93%) JBoss
3 9 (8.04%) IIS
3 9 (8.04%) GlassFish
4 8 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 7 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.57%) Apache Pig
6 4 (3.57%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.79%) Confluence
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Office
2 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.68%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.79%) Documaker
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.89%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) IaaS
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Internet
2 4 (3.57%) Firewall
3 3 (2.68%) HTTP
4 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.79%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.89%) DNS
5 1 (0.89%) Intranet
5 1 (0.89%) LDAP
5 1 (0.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) Big Data
3 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.46%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.57%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.68%) MySQL
7 2 (1.79%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.79%) QlikView
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.79%) HBase
8 1 (0.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Subversion
2 14 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.14%) JIRA
5 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.46%) WiX
6 5 (4.46%) MSBuild
6 5 (4.46%) Maven
7 4 (3.57%) NUnit
7 4 (3.57%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (3.57%) MSI
7 4 (3.57%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.68%) Hudson
8 3 (2.68%) Ant
8 3 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.79%) Gradle
General
1 44 (39.29%) Finance
2 31 (27.68%) Banking
3 10 (8.93%) Investment Banking
3 10 (8.93%) Front Office
4 8 (7.14%) Retail
5 4 (3.57%) Law
6 3 (2.68%) Back Office
7 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.79%) Billing
8 1 (0.89%) Local Government
8 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.89%) Legal
8 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (30.36%) Analyst
2 21 (18.75%) Developer
3 10 (8.93%) Business Analyst
3 10 (8.93%) Release Manager
4 8 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 8 (7.14%) Administrator
4 8 (7.14%) Architect
5 7 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.46%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.46%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.46%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (4.46%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.46%) Messaging Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.57%) Build Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Data Architect
9 3 (2.68%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.86%) .NET
2 13 (11.61%) XML
3 7 (6.25%) Middleware
4 5 (4.46%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.46%) Web Services
5 4 (3.57%) Task Parallel Library
5 4 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (3.57%) JSON
5 4 (3.57%) WCF
5 4 (3.57%) WPF
5 4 (3.57%) SOAP
6 3 (2.68%) HTML
6 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.68%) CSS
6 3 (2.68%) Ajax
7 2 (1.79%) Java EE
7 2 (1.79%) Django
7 2 (1.79%) jQuery
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) Derivative
2 7 (6.25%) CMDB
3 6 (5.36%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (4.46%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.57%) Market Risk
5 4 (3.57%) Equities
5 4 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.68%) Replication
6 3 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.79%) Clustering
7 2 (1.79%) PKI
7 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.89%) Kindle
8 1 (0.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.21%) Windows
2 22 (19.64%) Linux
3 15 (13.39%) UNIX
4 3 (2.68%) Solaris
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.89%) CentOS
6 1 (0.89%) VMS
6 1 (0.89%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.89%) Debian
6 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.57%) ITIL
2 22 (19.64%) Configuration Management
3 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (13.39%) Service Management
6 14 (12.50%) Change Management
7 13 (11.61%) TDD
8 12 (10.71%) Project Management
9 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (8.93%) Problem Management
10 10 (8.93%) DevOps
11 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (8.04%) Incident Management
11 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
12 8 (7.14%) ITSM
12 8 (7.14%) Business Analysis
13 7 (6.25%) Migration
13 7 (6.25%) Scrum
13 7 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.89%) SQL
2 16 (14.29%) Java
2 16 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 12 (10.71%) C#
4 11 (9.82%) VBScript
5 8 (7.14%) C
6 7 (6.25%) VBA
6 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.36%) Python
8 5 (4.46%) C++
8 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.68%) Perl
9 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.79%) PHP
10 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.79%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.79%) Jython
11 1 (0.89%) XPath
11 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) PMP
2 5 (4.46%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.89%) IIBA
5 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.89%) CISA
5 1 (0.89%) OCP
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.46%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.25%) vSphere
3 7 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (5.36%) XenServer
5 3 (2.68%) Squid
6 2 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Tivoli
1 6 (5.36%) Puppet
2 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.68%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.79%) Control-M
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.79%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.89%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.89%) logstash
4 1 (0.89%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (25.89%) Oracle
2 21 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 15 (13.39%) VMware
4 7 (6.25%) Citrix
4 7 (6.25%) LANDesk
5 6 (5.36%) Remedy
6 5 (4.46%) Sun
6 5 (4.46%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (2.68%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.68%) Infragistics
7 3 (2.68%) Cisco
7 3 (2.68%) BMC
7 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.79%) IBM
8 2 (1.79%) Reuters
8 2 (1.79%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.89%) FatWire
9 1 (0.89%) Splunk
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