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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 154 135 131
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 39 69 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 1.18% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.52% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 65
Average daily rate
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£444 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £275 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.59 £31.49 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.59% +4.95%
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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
4168 4526 4902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.10% 77.16% 77.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3287 3426 3698
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 41 82
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 37 (41.11%) Finance
2 26 (28.89%) Windows
2 26 (28.89%) Linux
3 24 (26.67%) SQL
4 22 (24.44%) Java
4 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
7 19 (21.11%) ITIL
8 17 (18.89%) Oracle
8 17 (18.89%) DevOps
8 17 (18.89%) Jenkins
9 16 (17.78%) IIS
9 16 (17.78%) Tomcat
9 16 (17.78%) UNIX
9 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 16 (17.78%) Configuration Management
10 15 (16.67%) SDLC
11 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
11 14 (15.56%) Python
11 14 (15.56%) .NET
11 14 (15.56%) VBScript
11 14 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (14.44%) Banking
12 13 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (13.33%) VMware
13 12 (13.33%) Degree
13 12 (13.33%) Project Management
13 12 (13.33%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 16 (17.78%) IIS
1 16 (17.78%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.00%) Apache
3 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.56%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.22%) nginx
6 2 (2.22%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.11%) JBoss
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.67%) IaaS
3 3 (3.33%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Firewall
2 4 (4.44%) Internet
3 2 (2.22%) HTTP
3 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.11%) Intranet
4 1 (1.11%) DNS
4 1 (1.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) MySQL
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.44%) Big Data
5 3 (3.33%) KDB
5 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.11%) DB2
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) SSDT
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.11%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (18.89%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.11%) Subversion
4 9 (10.00%) JIRA
4 9 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.56%) Maven
6 4 (4.44%) Mercurial
6 4 (4.44%) Ant
7 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.33%) JUnit
7 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.33%) Gradle
7 3 (3.33%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.22%) Hudson
8 2 (2.22%) WiX
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (2.22%) ProC
8 2 (2.22%) Selenium
8 2 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 37 (41.11%) Finance
2 13 (14.44%) Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.89%) Front Office
5 4 (4.44%) Back Office
5 4 (4.44%) Retail
6 3 (3.33%) Law
7 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.11%) Legal
8 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Analyst
2 10 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (8.89%) Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Architect
4 7 (7.78%) Applications Support
5 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Release Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Messaging Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) .NET
2 7 (7.78%) Web Services
3 6 (6.67%) XML
4 5 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.44%) Middleware
5 4 (4.44%) WPF
6 3 (3.33%) Django
6 3 (3.33%) WCF
6 3 (3.33%) SOAP
6 3 (3.33%) XSL
6 3 (3.33%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (3.33%) REST
6 3 (3.33%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (2.22%) J2EE
7 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.22%) JSP
7 2 (2.22%) JMS
7 2 (2.22%) Rendezvous
7 2 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) CMDB
3 5 (5.56%) Derivative
4 4 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.44%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (4.44%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.44%) Equities
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Economics
7 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.11%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.11%) PKI
7 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.89%) Windows
1 26 (28.89%) Linux
2 16 (17.78%) UNIX
3 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (1.11%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.11%) ITIL
3 17 (18.89%) DevOps
4 16 (17.78%) Configuration Management
5 15 (16.67%) SDLC
6 14 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.33%) Project Management
7 12 (13.33%) Service Management
8 10 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 10 (11.11%) Load Balancing
9 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 9 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.89%) Capacity Management
10 8 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (8.89%) TDD
11 7 (7.78%) Business Analysis
11 7 (7.78%) Problem Management
11 7 (7.78%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) SQL
2 22 (24.44%) Java
3 20 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 14 (15.56%) Python
4 14 (15.56%) VBScript
5 9 (10.00%) Perl
6 8 (8.89%) C#
7 6 (6.67%) C++
8 5 (5.56%) VBA
9 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.33%) PHP
11 2 (2.22%) C
11 2 (2.22%) Ruby
12 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.11%) Groovy
12 1 (1.11%) XPath
12 1 (1.11%) VB
12 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) PMP
2 6 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.78%) vSphere
3 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.22%) Varnish
5 2 (2.22%) Squid
6 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.67%) Puppet
2 6 (6.67%) SCOM
3 5 (5.56%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (4.44%) SCOrch
4 4 (4.44%) Graphite
4 4 (4.44%) StatsD
4 4 (4.44%) Ansible
5 3 (3.33%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.22%) Nagios
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.11%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Oracle
2 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.33%) VMware
4 8 (8.89%) WorldPay
5 7 (7.78%) Splunk
6 6 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.44%) Remedy
7 4 (4.44%) Cisco
7 4 (4.44%) Perforce
8 3 (3.33%) Sun
8 3 (3.33%) Infragistics
9 2 (2.22%) Akamai
9 2 (2.22%) Reuters
9 2 (2.22%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.22%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.11%) Serena
10 1 (1.11%) FatWire
10 1 (1.11%) ION Trading
10 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
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