The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 135 153 147
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing Release Management 72 68 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 0.96% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.26% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 53 59
Average daily rate
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£395 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £336 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4462 5414 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.65% 76.20% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 4055 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 95 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Release Management
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 74 (51.03%) Finance
1 74 (51.03%) Banking
2 56 (38.62%) Oracle
3 38 (26.21%) ITIL
4 37 (25.52%) Windows
4 37 (25.52%) Linux
5 36 (24.83%) SQL Server
6 32 (22.07%) Investment Banking
7 30 (20.69%) SQL
8 29 (20.00%) Degree
9 26 (17.93%) PowerShell
9 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
10 25 (17.24%) WebSphere
11 23 (15.86%) Java
11 23 (15.86%) UML
12 21 (14.48%) Data Modelling
12 21 (14.48%) C
12 21 (14.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (13.79%) Document Management
13 20 (13.79%) Legal
14 19 (13.10%) ISO 9001
14 19 (13.10%) Credit Risk
14 19 (13.10%) Puppet
14 19 (13.10%) Change Control
15 18 (12.41%) BPR
15 18 (12.41%) Tomcat
15 18 (12.41%) Systems Analysis
16 17 (11.72%) WebLogic
17 15 (10.34%) .NET
17 15 (10.34%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 25 (17.24%) WebSphere
2 18 (12.41%) Tomcat
3 17 (11.72%) WebLogic
4 12 (8.28%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (8.28%) GlassFish
5 7 (4.83%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.45%) IIS
6 5 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.76%) Confluence
8 3 (2.07%) Apache
9 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.69%) Node.js
10 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.69%) WordPress
10 1 (0.69%) CMS
10 1 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Temenos T24
1 3 (2.07%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.38%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.69%) Endur
3 1 (0.69%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.69%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.69%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.69%) Office 365
1 1 (0.69%) ElastiCache
1 1 (0.69%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) LDAP
2 2 (1.38%) SAN
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
3 1 (0.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.45%) MS Access
4 4 (2.76%) Siebel EIM
4 4 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.76%) QlikView
4 4 (2.76%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (2.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.76%) MySQL
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.52%) JIRA
3 7 (4.83%) Subversion
3 7 (4.83%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.45%) NUnit
5 4 (2.76%) CruiseControl
5 4 (2.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.07%) Ant
6 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.07%) NCover
6 3 (2.07%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.38%) MSI
7 2 (1.38%) WiX
7 2 (1.38%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.69%) Robotium
8 1 (0.69%) NuGet
8 1 (0.69%) Calabash
General
1 74 (51.03%) Finance
1 74 (51.03%) Banking
2 32 (22.07%) Investment Banking
3 20 (13.79%) Legal
4 5 (3.45%) Back Office
4 5 (3.45%) Billing
5 4 (2.76%) Advertising
5 4 (2.76%) Front Office
6 3 (2.07%) Retail
7 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.69%) International Banking
8 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (28.28%) Analyst
2 20 (13.79%) Business Analyst
3 19 (13.10%) Developer
4 18 (12.41%) Legal Analyst
4 18 (12.41%) Credit Analyst
4 18 (12.41%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 18 (12.41%) Risk Analyst
4 18 (12.41%) IT Business Analyst
4 18 (12.41%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 15 (10.34%) Administrator
6 11 (7.59%) Release Manager
7 10 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Consultant
9 7 (4.83%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) Release Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Deployment Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.14%) Architect
11 5 (3.45%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.34%) .NET
2 11 (7.59%) Middleware
3 9 (6.21%) Web Services
4 8 (5.52%) HTML
5 6 (4.14%) XML
6 5 (3.45%) JSP
6 5 (3.45%) LAMP
6 5 (3.45%) jQuery
6 5 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (3.45%) RESTful
6 5 (3.45%) WebCenter
6 5 (3.45%) REST
7 4 (2.76%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.76%) SOAP
7 4 (2.76%) CSS
8 3 (2.07%) J2EE
8 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.07%) JMS
8 3 (2.07%) WinForms
8 3 (2.07%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Credit Risk
2 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.07%) Derivative
3 3 (2.07%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.07%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.38%) FMCG
5 1 (0.69%) Open Source
5 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.69%) Statistics
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.69%) AS400
5 1 (0.69%) Equities
5 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.52%) Linux
1 37 (25.52%) Windows
2 10 (6.90%) UNIX
3 4 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.76%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.07%) Solaris
4 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.21%) ITIL
2 23 (15.86%) UML
3 21 (14.48%) Data Modelling
3 21 (14.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (13.79%) Document Management
5 19 (13.10%) Change Control
6 18 (12.41%) Systems Analysis
6 18 (12.41%) BPR
7 15 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 15 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (9.66%) Scrum
8 14 (9.66%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.97%) Change Management
9 13 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.21%) Service Management
11 9 (6.21%) SOA
12 8 (5.52%) TDD
12 8 (5.52%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.69%) SQL
2 26 (17.93%) PowerShell
3 23 (15.86%) Java
4 21 (14.48%) C
5 14 (9.66%) VBScript
6 13 (8.97%) C#
6 13 (8.97%) Shell Script
7 10 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.21%) VB
9 7 (4.83%) Perl
9 7 (4.83%) Python
10 5 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.45%) VBA
11 4 (2.76%) C++
11 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.07%) Bourne shell
12 3 (2.07%) Ruby
13 2 (1.38%) Scala
14 1 (0.69%) Korn
14 1 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.69%) ISEB
3 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.10%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.38%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.28%) Oracle RMAN
1 12 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (8.28%) XenServer
2 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.76%) KVM
3 3 (2.07%) XenApp
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (13.10%) Puppet
2 12 (8.28%) Tivoli
3 8 (5.52%) Nagios
4 7 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.76%) Ganglia
6 3 (2.07%) YUM
7 2 (1.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.69%) Control-M
8 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.69%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.69%) SCCM
8 1 (0.69%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 56 (38.62%) Oracle
2 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.34%) Citrix
4 13 (8.97%) VMware
5 12 (8.28%) LANDesk
5 12 (8.28%) JBoss
6 10 (6.90%) Cognos
7 6 (4.14%) Hyperion
8 5 (3.45%) Siebel
8 5 (3.45%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.76%) Temenos
9 4 (2.76%) Informatica
9 4 (2.76%) HP
9 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.76%) MKS
9 4 (2.76%) Open Text
9 4 (2.76%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.07%) AppSense
10 3 (2.07%) jBASE
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