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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 206 226 226
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing Release Management 614 572 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.25% 1.09% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.34% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 387 317
Median daily rate £449 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £528 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 1 5
Median hourly rate £32.40 £15.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.00% -55.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £15.00 £34.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £15.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+116.00% -55.88%
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
41047 42746 40764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.47% 81.10% 77.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27382 28436 25881
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 1183 1137
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.76 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +29 297 £475 +3.26% 31
South East -15 87 £425 +11.98% 9
East of England +37 55 £425 -5.55% 10
North East +8 42 £285 -10.93%
West Midlands +8 36 £485 +17.57% 5
Yorkshire +10 32 £563 +44.23% 8
South West -1 25 £325 -18.75% 7
North West +3 23 £375 -8.53% 7
East Midlands -11 12 £500 +25.00% 3
Midlands - 1 £425 -
Release Management
UK

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 370 (28.57%) ITIL
2 311 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (20.62%) Windows
4 256 (19.77%) Microsoft
5 246 (19.00%) Java
6 242 (18.69%) Linux
6 242 (18.69%) Change Management
7 238 (18.38%) DevOps
8 236 (18.22%) Oracle
9 228 (17.61%) Finance
10 227 (17.53%) Unix
11 224 (17.30%) SQL
12 221 (17.07%) Configuration Management
13 184 (14.21%) Security Cleared
14 179 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
15 178 (13.75%) Service Delivery
16 145 (11.20%) Git (software)
17 139 (10.73%) Problem Management
18 131 (10.12%) Project Management
18 131 (10.12%) Jenkins
19 126 (9.73%) Root Cause Analysis
19 126 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
20 125 (9.65%) Incident Management
20 125 (9.65%) Banking
21 124 (9.58%) SQL Server
22 123 (9.50%) Scrum
22 123 (9.50%) SC Cleared
23 122 (9.42%) .NET
24 121 (9.34%) Windows Server
25 117 (9.03%) Puppet

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 59 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 53 (4.09%) Apache
3 44 (3.40%) Confluence
4 41 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 37 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 36 (2.78%) IIS
7 30 (2.32%) JBoss
8 29 (2.24%) Tomcat
9 25 (1.93%) MQSeries
9 25 (1.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 22 (1.70%) MS Exchange
10 22 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 19 (1.47%) Apache Spark
11 19 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 19 (1.47%) Tuxedo
12 16 (1.24%) Apache ServiceMix
12 16 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (1.24%) Mule
12 16 (1.24%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 81 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.40%) MS Office
3 33 (2.55%) MS Project
4 27 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (0.93%) OpenText MBPM
3 11 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.39%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.23%) Maximo
8 3 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle SCM
8 3 (0.23%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 104 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.24%) IaaS
4 33 (2.55%) Office 365
5 32 (2.47%) PaaS
6 31 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (2.16%) SaaS
8 26 (2.01%) GitHub
9 24 (1.85%) Yammer
10 22 (1.70%) OneDrive
11 21 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (0.93%) Google Play
13 8 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.39%) Google Apps
16 4 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.31%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.31%) Route 53
17 3 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.55%) Firewall
2 24 (1.85%) HTTP
3 23 (1.78%) DNS
4 22 (1.70%) Skype
5 21 (1.62%) SSL
6 19 (1.47%) WAN
7 17 (1.31%) VPN
8 16 (1.24%) LAN
8 16 (1.24%) SAN
9 15 (1.16%) Internet
10 13 (1.00%) FTP
10 13 (1.00%) SMS
11 12 (0.93%) TCP/IP
11 12 (0.93%) VoIP
12 9 (0.69%) Bluetooth
12 9 (0.69%) LDAP
13 7 (0.54%) DHCP
14 6 (0.46%) tcpdump
15 5 (0.39%) NAS
15 5 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 67 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (4.63%) MongoDB
4 53 (4.09%) Oracle Database
5 49 (3.78%) Relational Database
6 38 (2.93%) MySQL
7 32 (2.47%) OLTP
8 30 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (2.32%) Hadoop
9 27 (2.08%) NoSQL
10 25 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (1.85%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.39%) Big Data
13 16 (1.24%) DB2
13 16 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (1.08%) Redis
16 12 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
16 12 (0.93%) HBase
Development Applications
1 145 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 131 (10.12%) Jenkins
3 94 (7.26%) JIRA
4 71 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (4.56%) Subversion
6 57 (4.40%) Maven
7 40 (3.09%) Ant
7 40 (3.09%) TeamCity
8 36 (2.78%) Visual Studio
9 26 (2.01%) Gradle
10 22 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (1.54%) Hudson
11 20 (1.54%) Selenium
12 15 (1.16%) Android Studio
13 12 (0.93%) ClearCase
13 12 (0.93%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.69%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.69%) MSI
15 9 (0.69%) NUnit
General
1 228 (17.61%) Finance
2 125 (9.65%) Banking
3 59 (4.56%) Retail
4 41 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 17 (1.31%) Marketing
6 15 (1.16%) Publishing
6 15 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.00%) Back Office
8 12 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.77%) Advertising
10 9 (0.69%) Legal
11 8 (0.62%) Billing
11 8 (0.62%) Front Office
11 8 (0.62%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.31%) Automotive
13 4 (0.31%) French Language
14 3 (0.23%) German Language
14 3 (0.23%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 234 (18.07%) Developer
2 123 (9.50%) Analyst
3 113 (8.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 99 (7.64%) Release Manager
5 66 (5.10%) Project Manager
6 64 (4.94%) Architect
7 44 (3.40%) Consultant
7 44 (3.40%) Java Developer
8 40 (3.09%) C++ Developer
9 38 (2.93%) Support Engineer
10 37 (2.86%) Service Manager
11 35 (2.70%) Support Analyst
12 33 (2.55%) Environment Manager
13 31 (2.39%) Transition Manager
14 29 (2.24%) Applications Support
14 29 (2.24%) Lead DevOps
14 29 (2.24%) Oracle Developer
15 28 (2.16%) Delivery Manager
16 26 (2.01%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 25 (1.93%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (9.42%) .NET
2 109 (8.42%) Web Services
3 94 (7.26%) Middleware
4 71 (5.48%) RESTful
5 69 (5.33%) XML
6 63 (4.86%) J2EE
7 47 (3.63%) HTML
8 45 (3.47%) JSON
9 39 (3.01%) STL
10 36 (2.78%) CSS
11 35 (2.70%) AngularJS
12 33 (2.55%) IBM Integration Bus
13 29 (2.24%) ASP.NET
13 29 (2.24%) jQuery
14 28 (2.16%) Spring
14 28 (2.16%) XSLT
15 27 (2.08%) Node.js
16 26 (2.01%) HTML5
16 26 (2.01%) REST
17 21 (1.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 73 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (3.94%) Data Centre
3 44 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 41 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.08%) Replication
6 26 (2.01%) Virtual Team
7 25 (1.93%) Mainframe
8 24 (1.85%) Public Cloud
9 23 (1.78%) Clustering
9 23 (1.78%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.54%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.00%) CMDB
11 13 (1.00%) Tandem
12 12 (0.93%) Reference Data
13 10 (0.77%) DataPower
13 10 (0.77%) iSeries
14 9 (0.69%) Derivative
14 9 (0.69%) Equities
14 9 (0.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 267 (20.62%) Windows
2 242 (18.69%) Linux
3 227 (17.53%) Unix
4 121 (9.34%) Windows Server
5 113 (8.73%) AIX
6 96 (7.41%) Solaris
7 30 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (2.16%) Android
9 24 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (1.70%) HPUX
11 18 (1.39%) CentOS
11 18 (1.39%) OS/390
12 15 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (1.08%) Windows 7
14 12 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.93%) Windows 10
14 12 (0.93%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.69%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (28.57%) ITIL
2 311 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (18.69%) Change Management
4 238 (18.38%) DevOps
5 221 (17.07%) Configuration Management
6 179 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
7 178 (13.75%) Service Delivery
8 139 (10.73%) Problem Management
9 131 (10.12%) Project Management
10 126 (9.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 126 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 125 (9.65%) Incident Management
12 123 (9.50%) Scrum
13 112 (8.65%) Migration
13 112 (8.65%) Service Management
14 89 (6.87%) OO
15 84 (6.49%) SDLC
16 78 (6.02%) Open Source
16 78 (6.02%) TDD
17 77 (5.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 246 (19.00%) Java
2 224 (17.30%) SQL
3 116 (8.96%) PowerShell
4 108 (8.34%) Python
5 106 (8.19%) Perl
6 79 (6.10%) JavaScript
7 71 (5.48%) C++
8 62 (4.79%) C#
9 51 (3.94%) Ruby
10 39 (3.01%) PHP
11 38 (2.93%) Bash Shell
12 30 (2.32%) C
12 30 (2.32%) Shell Script
13 29 (2.24%) VBScript
14 28 (2.16%) T-SQL
15 27 (2.08%) Scala
16 22 (1.70%) VB
17 15 (1.16%) PL/SQL
17 15 (1.16%) VB.NET
18 9 (0.69%) Jython
Qualifications
1 184 (14.21%) Security Cleared
2 123 (9.50%) SC Cleared
3 72 (5.56%) Degree
4 49 (3.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 49 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
5 33 (2.55%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.31%) PMI Certification
7 14 (1.08%) PMP
8 13 (1.00%) ISEB
8 13 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.77%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.46%) BC Cleared
10 6 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.39%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.31%) MCSA
12 4 (0.31%) MCSE
12 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.03%) SLA
2 76 (5.87%) QA
3 45 (3.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 44 (3.40%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.54%) COBIT
6 5 (0.39%) IEC 61508
6 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.31%) MiFID
7 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.23%) SDET
8 3 (0.23%) WCAG
9 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.077%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.077%) Basel II
10 1 (0.077%) Basel III
10 1 (0.077%) EMIR
10 1 (0.077%) FATCA
10 1 (0.077%) TickIT
System Software
1 111 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 46 (3.55%) Docker
3 39 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.46%) Firmware
8 6 (0.46%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.46%) XenApp
9 5 (0.39%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.39%) vCloud
10 4 (0.31%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.23%) Squid
11 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.15%) GridGain
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.077%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 117 (9.03%) Puppet
2 91 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (5.87%) Ansible
4 41 (3.17%) SCCM
5 28 (2.16%) Kubernetes
6 22 (1.70%) Control-M
6 22 (1.70%) NetBackup
7 20 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 18 (1.39%) Tivoli
9 16 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
9 16 (1.24%) SCOM
10 14 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 14 (1.08%) Salt
11 12 (0.93%) Kibana
11 12 (0.93%) logstash
12 9 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (0.54%) Casper Suite
13 7 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.54%) SCSM
13 7 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 256 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 236 (18.22%) Oracle
3 89 (6.87%) HP
4 70 (5.41%) IBM
5 67 (5.17%) ServiceNow
6 57 (4.40%) VMware
7 45 (3.47%) Red Hat
8 40 (3.09%) SAP
9 36 (2.78%) Citrix
10 33 (2.55%) CA
10 33 (2.55%) Symantec
11 32 (2.47%) MuleSoft
12 28 (2.16%) Sun
13 27 (2.08%) Google
14 26 (2.01%) New Relic
15 22 (1.70%) Atlassian
16 20 (1.54%) AppDynamics
17 18 (1.39%) Intel Security
18 15 (1.16%) Remedy
18 15 (1.16%) webMethods
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