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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 183 210 196
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 21 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 19
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£463 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £435 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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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
5510 6756 6932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.75% 92.51% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4114 4911 5043
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 138 164
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £38.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, 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 16 (44.44%) Release Management
2 13 (36.11%) Banking
3 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) UNIX
5 7 (19.44%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 5 (13.89%) Web Development
8 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
8 4 (11.11%) REST
8 4 (11.11%) Splunk
8 4 (11.11%) Content Management
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.11%) JSP
8 4 (11.11%) SOAP
8 4 (11.11%) HTML
8 4 (11.11%) Linux
9 3 (8.33%) MS Office
9 3 (8.33%) JMS
9 3 (8.33%) HP
9 3 (8.33%) Web Services
9 3 (8.33%) SQL
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
9 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) JBoss
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.78%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) VisualVM
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Ant
3 1 (2.78%) JMeter
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Build Forge
3 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.78%) JProfiler
3 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.78%) Gradle
General
1 13 (36.11%) Banking
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 6 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Law
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Billing
5 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) JSP
1 4 (11.11%) SOAP
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
1 4 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (8.33%) JMS
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) JMX
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.78%) DTV
2 1 (2.78%) STB
2 1 (2.78%) Derivative
2 1 (2.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) UNIX
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Release Management
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Web Development
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Content Management
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) SOA
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) TDD
7 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) Control-M
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
1 4 (11.11%) Splunk
2 3 (8.33%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.56%) Fiserv
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.78%) Open Text
4 1 (2.78%) StreamServe
4 1 (2.78%) Cerillion
4 1 (2.78%) hybris
4 1 (2.78%) Siebel
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) Murex
City, London
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago