The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 181 200 202
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 14 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 22
Average daily rate
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£468 £550 £471
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +16.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £440 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5269 6564 7085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.28% 92.75% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3860 4840 5162
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 168 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £51.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Release Manager
London

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 10 (33.33%) Release Management
2 9 (30.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) Python
4 6 (20.00%) C++
4 6 (20.00%) Perl
4 6 (20.00%) Perforce
4 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.67%) Derivative
5 5 (16.67%) Scala
5 5 (16.67%) Fixed Income
5 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 5 (16.67%) Ant
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Content Management
7 3 (10.00%) REST
7 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) Ant
2 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
1 9 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Front Office
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) JSP
1 3 (10.00%) SOAP
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) JMX
3 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) WebSockets
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Fixed Income
1 5 (16.67%) Derivative
2 3 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.67%) DTV
4 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.33%) Biometrics
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Release Management
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.33%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Analytics
4 3 (10.00%) Content Management
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) SOA
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Perl
2 6 (20.00%) Python
2 6 (20.00%) C++
3 5 (16.67%) Scala
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Perforce
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.33%) Siebel
3 1 (3.33%) Open Text
3 1 (3.33%) StreamServe
3 1 (3.33%) Cerillion
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
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