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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 164 200 187
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 2 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 13
Median daily rate £700 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -
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
3267 5624 5404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 94.87% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2629 4362 3934
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 91 94
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.34 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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
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 24 July 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) Release Management
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (40.00%) JMS
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) Content Management
4 6 (40.00%) REST
4 6 (40.00%) High Availability
4 6 (40.00%) API Design
5 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) JSP
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Front Office
7 2 (13.33%) JMX
7 2 (13.33%) Nagios
7 2 (13.33%) Advertising
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) Capistrano
7 2 (13.33%) Puppet
7 2 (13.33%) Change Control
7 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) JMS
2 6 (40.00%) REST
2 6 (40.00%) SOAP
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) JSP
4 2 (13.33%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
1 1 (6.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Release Management
2 6 (40.00%) API Design
2 6 (40.00%) Content Management
2 6 (40.00%) High Availability
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Capistrano
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Rally