The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
London / City of London
Rank 145 132 181
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 6 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.60% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.63% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 11
Median daily rate £450 £488 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £431 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.93% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2817 3015 4912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.91% 95.53% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2229 2375 3760
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +5.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Release Manager in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Release Management
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 4 (20.00%) Confluence
6 3 (15.00%) Product Management
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) Relational Database

Release Manager Skill Set
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 4 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Hudson
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) PVCS
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.00%) MSTest
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) J2SE
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.00%) Fintech
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Release Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Product Management
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
8 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Python
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Netezza
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase
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