The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 129 178 190
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 19 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 10
Average daily rate £475 £460 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Release Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3001 4822 5533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.51% 94.96% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2354 3712 3942
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 93
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Release Manager
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 Manager across the City of London region.

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Release Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Release Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Release Manager
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 Manager across the City of London region.

Release Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 22 (66.67%) Banking
2 19 (57.58%) Release Management
2 19 (57.58%) Java
3 17 (51.52%) Finance
4 10 (30.30%) HTML
4 10 (30.30%) Content Management
5 9 (27.27%) Python
5 9 (27.27%) SOAP
5 9 (27.27%) Web Services
5 9 (27.27%) Perl
5 9 (27.27%) JMS
5 9 (27.27%) API Design
5 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 9 (27.27%) REST
5 9 (27.27%) High Availability
6 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.21%) Web Development
7 7 (21.21%) Project Management
7 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.21%) Ant
7 7 (21.21%) JSP
7 7 (21.21%) Gradle
8 6 (18.18%) DevOps
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.15%) ITIL
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
3 7 (21.21%) Ant
3 7 (21.21%) Gradle
4 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (66.67%) Banking
2 17 (51.52%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Advertising
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) JMS
2 9 (27.27%) REST
2 9 (27.27%) SOAP
2 9 (27.27%) Web Services
3 7 (21.21%) JSP
4 4 (12.12%) JMX
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Online Banking
1 2 (6.06%) STB
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Derivative
2 1 (3.03%) Equities
2 1 (3.03%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Release Management
2 10 (30.30%) Content Management
3 9 (27.27%) API Design
3 9 (27.27%) High Availability
4 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 7 (21.21%) Web Development
6 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 6 (18.18%) DevOps
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.09%) Change Management
10 2 (6.06%) Build Automation
10 2 (6.06%) Code Coverage
10 2 (6.06%) Scrum
10 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
10 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) Perl
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Capistrano
2 4 (12.12%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Rally
3 1 (3.03%) Pega
3 1 (3.03%) Red Gate
3 1 (3.03%) Splunk
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