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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 133 154 143
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs citing Release Management 38 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 0.70% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.83% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 50
Median daily rate £550 £463 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £575 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £15.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+116.00% -55.88%
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
2987 3959 4687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.49% 84.07% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2388 3161 3517
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 32 (39.51%) Finance
2 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.63%) Banking
4 23 (28.40%) Change Management
4 23 (28.40%) DevOps
5 18 (22.22%) Linux
6 15 (18.52%) ITIL
6 15 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 14 (17.28%) Python
7 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (17.28%) Ansible
7 14 (17.28%) Puppet
8 13 (16.05%) Java
9 12 (14.81%) Investment Banking
10 11 (13.58%) Project Management
10 11 (13.58%) SQL
10 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (12.35%) Oracle
11 10 (12.35%) Unix
11 10 (12.35%) Windows
11 10 (12.35%) Ruby
12 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 9 (11.11%) Middleware
12 9 (11.11%) TeamCity
12 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (9.88%) Open Source
13 8 (9.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
13 8 (9.88%) .NET

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 (6.17%) Apache
1 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.94%) CMS
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.23%) Jetty
4 1 (1.23%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.23%) nginx
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Documaker
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.47%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.47%) Datadog
3 2 (2.47%) IaaS
3 2 (2.47%) Route 53
3 2 (2.47%) SaaS
3 2 (2.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Force.com
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) VoIP
2 2 (2.47%) DNS
2 2 (2.47%) Firewall
2 2 (2.47%) NAS
2 2 (2.47%) SAN
2 2 (2.47%) SSL
2 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) DHCP
3 1 (1.23%) FCoE
3 1 (1.23%) H.323
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.23%) ISDN
3 1 (1.23%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.70%) Redis
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.47%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.23%) Big Data
6 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.23%) HBase
6 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.23%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.64%) Hudson
4 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.94%) JIRA
6 3 (3.70%) Ant
6 3 (3.70%) Maven
7 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.47%) Subversion
8 1 (1.23%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.23%) JBehave
8 1 (1.23%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.23%) JUnit
8 1 (1.23%) Mockito
8 1 (1.23%) NUnit
8 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.23%) WiX
General
1 32 (39.51%) Finance
2 24 (29.63%) Banking
3 12 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.41%) Front Office
5 3 (3.70%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Billing
6 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
7 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (7.41%) Lead DevOps
5 6 (7.41%) Programme Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.70%) E-Commerce Product Manager
8 3 (3.70%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
8 3 (3.70%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Service Transition Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) Middleware
2 8 (9.88%) .NET
3 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.47%) J2EE
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.47%) Spring
3 2 (2.47%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) WebCenter
3 2 (2.47%) XML
4 1 (1.23%) Akka
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.23%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.23%) REST
4 1 (1.23%) Samza
4 1 (1.23%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (1.23%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Equities
2 6 (7.41%) Fintech
3 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) Derivative
4 3 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.23%) Contactless
6 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.23%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.23%) PMI
6 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) Unix
2 10 (12.35%) Windows
3 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Debian
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.47%) CentOS
6 2 (2.47%) Fedora
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.23%) AIX
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.40%) Change Management
2 23 (28.40%) DevOps
3 15 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 15 (18.52%) ITIL
3 15 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.58%) Project Management
6 8 (9.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (9.88%) Open Source
7 7 (8.64%) Data Management
7 7 (8.64%) TDD
8 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.41%) Scrum
8 6 (7.41%) SDLC
9 5 (6.17%) BDD
9 5 (6.17%) Defect Management
9 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.17%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) Python
2 13 (16.05%) Java
3 11 (13.58%) SQL
4 10 (12.35%) Ruby
5 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.64%) Perl
7 5 (6.17%) C#
8 4 (4.94%) PHP
8 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.70%) C++
10 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.47%) Jython
10 2 (2.47%) Scala
10 2 (2.47%) VBScript
11 1 (1.23%) C
11 1 (1.23%) Korn
11 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.23%) VB
11 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) ISEB
4 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.23%) CFA
5 1 (1.23%) MBA
5 1 (1.23%) MCITP
5 1 (1.23%) MCP
5 1 (1.23%) MCTS
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) MiFID
3 2 (2.47%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) WCAG
4 1 (1.23%) Basel II
4 1 (1.23%) Basel III
4 1 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.23%) GridGain
4 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.23%) NFS
4 1 (1.23%) Varnish
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) Ansible
1 14 (17.28%) Puppet
2 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.94%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (3.70%) Salt
5 2 (2.47%) Control-M
5 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.47%) Pingdom
5 2 (2.47%) SCOM
6 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.23%) Kibana
6 1 (1.23%) logstash
6 1 (1.23%) Nagios
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.23%) SCCM
6 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.70%) HP
4 3 (3.70%) IBM
4 3 (3.70%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.47%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.47%) Citrix
5 2 (2.47%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.47%) Qualys
5 2 (2.47%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.47%) Remedy
5 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.47%) Siebel
5 2 (2.47%) Splunk
6 1 (1.23%) Ektron
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.23%) StreamBase
6 1 (1.23%) WorldPay
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