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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 176 192 181
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 13 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 12
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£525 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £700 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £446
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4794 5643 5492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 93.01% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4019 4083
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 112
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.19 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 11 (34.38%) Release Management
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Service Management
3 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
4 6 (18.75%) Maven
4 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
4 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 6 (18.75%) UNIX
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) Banking
5 5 (15.63%) Finance
5 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Ant
5 5 (15.63%) Gradle
5 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
5 5 (15.63%) People Management
6 4 (12.50%) VisualVM
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (12.50%) Groovy
6 4 (12.50%) JProfiler
6 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
6 4 (12.50%) Perl
6 4 (12.50%) JBoss
6 4 (12.50%) Apache
6 4 (12.50%) JMeter
6 4 (12.50%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) JBoss
1 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.13%) Markit EDM
1 1 (3.13%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Maven
3 5 (15.63%) Gradle
3 5 (15.63%) Ant
4 4 (12.50%) JMeter
4 4 (12.50%) Subversion
4 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (12.50%) JProfiler
4 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
4 4 (12.50%) VisualVM
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Build Forge
General
1 6 (18.75%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) JSP
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
1 1 (3.13%) JMS
1 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Release Management
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 5 (15.63%) People Management
5 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Project Planning
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Change Management
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
9 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.13%) Web Design
9 1 (3.13%) Web Development
9 1 (3.13%) Process Management
9 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Perl
1 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 4 (12.50%) Groovy
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Unicenter
2 1 (3.13%) Control-M
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Remedy
2 1 (3.13%) Perforce
2 1 (3.13%) hybris
2 1 (3.13%) Fiserv
2 1 (3.13%) SaltStack
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) SunGard
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) BMC
2 1 (3.13%) CA
2 1 (3.13%) Lotus
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