The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 175 235 205
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -30
Contract jobs citing Release Management 675 470 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.37% 0.96% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.21% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 274 313
Median daily rate £450 £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.19 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.80% -33.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £20.19 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £29.40 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.59 £31.49
% change year-on-year
+94.24% -34.59%
Release Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40315 38993 38117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.10% 79.28% 78.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26990 25067 24411
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 894 1117 1167
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Management across the England region.

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the England region.

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Release Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Release Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +52 368 £475 -5.00% 46
South East +20 113 £450 +11.80% 15
North East -14 49 £281 +4.94% 9
West Midlands +14 25 £444 +10.93% 3
East of England +8 24 £525 +5.00% 10
East Midlands +34 23 £363 +3.57% 4
Yorkshire -1 22 £413 +17.85% 4
North West -23 21 £450 +20.00% 5
South West -11 20 £425 -8.70% 4
Midlands -3 1 £650 +62.50%
Release Management
UK

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 350 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (25.53%) ITIL
3 246 (20.94%) Linux
4 242 (20.60%) Windows
5 233 (19.83%) Change Management
6 231 (19.66%) Java
7 226 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 211 (17.96%) Configuration Management
8 211 (17.96%) Finance
9 210 (17.87%) SQL
10 198 (16.85%) Oracle
11 188 (16.00%) DevOps
12 176 (14.98%) Unix
13 165 (14.04%) Project Management
14 156 (13.28%) Security Cleared
15 139 (11.83%) SQL Server
16 132 (11.23%) .NET
17 131 (11.15%) Scrum
18 128 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
19 121 (10.30%) Service Delivery
20 120 (10.21%) Git (software)
21 117 (9.96%) JIRA
22 113 (9.62%) Puppet
23 111 (9.45%) SC Cleared
23 111 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
24 110 (9.36%) Banking
25 108 (9.19%) Python
26 106 (9.02%) Jenkins
27 102 (8.68%) Opscode Chef
28 96 (8.17%) SDLC

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 44 (3.74%) Confluence
2 43 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 32 (2.72%) Tomcat
4 31 (2.64%) Apache
4 31 (2.64%) IIS
5 24 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 22 (1.87%) CMS
7 21 (1.79%) SAS
7 21 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 20 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (1.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 18 (1.53%) MS Exchange
11 16 (1.36%) Node.js
12 15 (1.28%) JBoss
13 13 (1.11%) MQSeries
13 13 (1.11%) OpenStack
13 13 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (0.94%) Skype for Business
14 11 (0.94%) Tuxedo
15 9 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 94 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.49%) MS Office
3 26 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.62%) MS Project
5 18 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.43%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.60%) OpenText MBPM
4 6 (0.51%) Maximo
4 6 (0.51%) Summit
5 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.34%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle SCM
6 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.17%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.085%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.085%) Misys Equation
8 1 (0.085%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 79 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.98%) GitHub
4 23 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (1.87%) IaaS
6 21 (1.79%) SaaS
7 20 (1.70%) Office 365
8 12 (1.02%) Google Play
9 9 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.68%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.60%) PaaS
12 6 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.51%) Force.com
12 6 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.34%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.34%) Lucidchart
13 4 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.87%) Firewall
2 19 (1.62%) DNS
3 17 (1.45%) HTTP
3 17 (1.45%) SSL
4 15 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.85%) DHCP
5 10 (0.85%) Internet
5 10 (0.85%) SAN
6 9 (0.77%) Bluetooth
6 9 (0.77%) LDAP
6 9 (0.77%) NAS
6 9 (0.77%) VoIP
7 8 (0.68%) VPN
8 7 (0.60%) tcpdump
8 7 (0.60%) ZigBee
9 6 (0.51%) Skype
9 6 (0.51%) WAN
10 5 (0.43%) FTP
11 4 (0.34%) LAN
11 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 60 (5.11%) Oracle Database
3 53 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (4.34%) Relational Database
5 41 (3.49%) MySQL
6 38 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 33 (2.81%) OLTP
8 26 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
9 25 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.36%) NoSQL
11 16 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
12 15 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.85%) QlikView
15 8 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 120 (10.21%) Git (software)
2 117 (9.96%) JIRA
3 106 (9.02%) Jenkins
4 75 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 55 (4.68%) Maven
5 55 (4.68%) Subversion
6 49 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 36 (3.06%) Visual Studio
8 34 (2.89%) Ant
9 32 (2.72%) Gradle
10 27 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
12 23 (1.96%) Hudson
13 19 (1.62%) ClearCase
14 15 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 14 (1.19%) Artifactory
15 14 (1.19%) MSBuild
16 12 (1.02%) Android Studio
16 12 (1.02%) Selenium
17 11 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 211 (17.96%) Finance
2 110 (9.36%) Banking
3 55 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 51 (4.34%) Retail
5 35 (2.98%) Front Office
6 31 (2.64%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.04%) Back Office
8 20 (1.70%) Publishing
9 13 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.85%) Marketing
11 9 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.60%) Advertising
13 6 (0.51%) Local Government
14 5 (0.43%) Automotive
14 5 (0.43%) Billing
15 4 (0.34%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.34%) Legal
16 3 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 189 (16.09%) Developer
2 166 (14.13%) Release Manager
3 137 (11.66%) Analyst
4 93 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 76 (6.47%) Architect
6 68 (5.79%) Project Manager
7 54 (4.60%) Consultant
8 43 (3.66%) Oracle Developer
9 42 (3.57%) Java Developer
10 41 (3.49%) Support Analyst
11 36 (3.06%) C++ Developer
11 36 (3.06%) Service Manager
11 36 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
12 34 (2.89%) Linux Developer
12 34 (2.89%) Unix Developer
13 32 (2.72%) Applications Support
14 31 (2.64%) Change Manager
15 28 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
16 27 (2.30%) Configuration Manager
17 25 (2.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (11.23%) .NET
2 96 (8.17%) Web Services
3 64 (5.45%) HTML
4 57 (4.85%) XML
5 49 (4.17%) Middleware
6 42 (3.57%) RESTful
7 38 (3.23%) CSS
8 34 (2.89%) J2EE
8 34 (2.89%) SOAP
8 34 (2.89%) STL
9 33 (2.81%) jQuery
10 31 (2.64%) JMS
11 27 (2.30%) REST
12 22 (1.87%) Spring
13 20 (1.70%) JSON
14 18 (1.53%) AngularJS
15 17 (1.45%) ELK Stack
15 17 (1.45%) HTML5
16 16 (1.36%) .NET Framework
17 15 (1.28%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.77%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.06%) Data Centre
4 32 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 30 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.21%) Clustering
8 23 (1.96%) Smart Meter
9 21 (1.79%) CMDB
9 21 (1.79%) Derivative
10 20 (1.70%) Equities
11 18 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (1.19%) Fixed Income
12 14 (1.19%) PMI
13 13 (1.11%) Video on Demand
14 12 (1.02%) Public Cloud
14 12 (1.02%) Replication
14 12 (1.02%) User Experience
15 10 (0.85%) FMCG
16 9 (0.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 246 (20.94%) Linux
2 242 (20.60%) Windows
3 176 (14.98%) Unix
4 80 (6.81%) Windows Server
5 54 (4.60%) AIX
6 46 (3.91%) Solaris
7 31 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.70%) Android
10 18 (1.53%) Windows 7
11 17 (1.45%) Windows XP
12 14 (1.19%) CentOS
12 14 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
13 12 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.94%) HPUX
14 11 (0.94%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.85%) OS/390
16 9 (0.77%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (25.53%) ITIL
3 233 (19.83%) Change Management
4 211 (17.96%) Configuration Management
5 188 (16.00%) DevOps
6 165 (14.04%) Project Management
7 131 (11.15%) Scrum
8 128 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
9 121 (10.30%) Service Delivery
10 111 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 96 (8.17%) SDLC
12 82 (6.98%) Migration
12 82 (6.98%) Problem Management
13 80 (6.81%) Software Engineering
14 77 (6.55%) Incident Management
15 76 (6.47%) Service Management
16 73 (6.21%) SOA
17 71 (6.04%) OO
18 69 (5.87%) User Acceptance Testing
19 65 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 231 (19.66%) Java
2 210 (17.87%) SQL
3 108 (9.19%) Python
4 93 (7.91%) JavaScript
5 88 (7.49%) Perl
6 82 (6.98%) PowerShell
7 76 (6.47%) C#
8 66 (5.62%) C++
9 47 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 44 (3.74%) Ruby
11 30 (2.55%) PHP
12 24 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 23 (1.96%) C
14 22 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 22 (1.87%) VBScript
15 18 (1.53%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.45%) Groovy
17 15 (1.28%) VB
18 12 (1.02%) VB.NET
19 8 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 156 (13.28%) Security Cleared
2 111 (9.45%) SC Cleared
3 84 (7.15%) Degree
4 32 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (1.62%) DV Cleared
7 17 (1.45%) PMI Certification
8 16 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (1.28%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.94%) ISEB
10 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.85%) PMP
12 5 (0.43%) APMP
12 5 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.34%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.34%) MCSE
13 4 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.72%) QA
2 45 (3.83%) SLA
3 17 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.77%) COBIT
5 9 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.51%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.34%) MiFID
9 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.085%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.085%) SDET
10 1 (0.085%) TickIT
10 1 (0.085%) WAI
10 1 (0.085%) WCAG
System Software
1 55 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 37 (3.15%) Docker
3 30 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.77%) XenApp
7 8 (0.68%) Firmware
8 5 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.34%) NFS
9 4 (0.34%) vCloud
9 4 (0.34%) vSphere
10 3 (0.26%) Squid
11 2 (0.17%) GridGain
11 2 (0.17%) iptables
12 1 (0.085%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.085%) Varnish
12 1 (0.085%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.085%) Xen
Systems Management
1 113 (9.62%) Puppet
2 102 (8.68%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (4.17%) Ansible
4 22 (1.87%) logstash
5 21 (1.79%) SCCM
6 20 (1.70%) Kubernetes
7 17 (1.45%) Nagios
8 15 (1.28%) Kibana
9 14 (1.19%) Control-M
10 13 (1.11%) NetBackup
10 13 (1.11%) Tivoli
11 12 (1.02%) Salt
11 12 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 10 (0.85%) Capistrano
13 9 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
13 9 (0.77%) Mesos
13 9 (0.77%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.43%) Casper Suite
15 5 (0.43%) DameWare
Vendors
1 226 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 198 (16.85%) Oracle
3 67 (5.70%) Red Hat
4 47 (4.00%) SAP
5 43 (3.66%) HP
5 43 (3.66%) IBM
6 39 (3.32%) ServiceNow
7 37 (3.15%) VMware
8 28 (2.38%) Atlassian
9 24 (2.04%) Citrix
9 24 (2.04%) Google
10 21 (1.79%) CA
10 21 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.79%) Splunk
11 16 (1.36%) Cisco
12 15 (1.28%) Informatica
12 15 (1.28%) Sun
13 14 (1.19%) Adobe
13 14 (1.19%) New Relic
13 14 (1.19%) Symantec
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 58 minutes ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: £240 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: £240 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Docklands
iKas International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reco Group
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
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London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Intelletec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum + PERKS
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London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum + remote work
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London
Networx
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Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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London
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Essex
CPS Group Limited
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