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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 220 211 213
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Release Management 489 480 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.94% 1.00% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.34% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 282 267
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £571 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £62.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.60% +50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £46.50 £29.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £65.30 £75.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +25.00%
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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 247 £450 - 56
South East -4 76 £400 +11.11% 17
South West -6 46 £405 -1.81% 10
East of England +5 35 £320 -22.42% 8
North West +12 28 £323 -19.37% 8
Yorkshire -4 18 £350 -22.22% 8
East Midlands +1 14 £318 -2.30% 3
West Midlands -19 13 £400 +26.98% 4
North East - 8 £331 - 1
Release Management
UK

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management.

1 258 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (22.83%) SQL
3 230 (22.73%) Oracle
4 218 (21.54%) Finance
5 209 (20.65%) ITIL
6 195 (19.27%) Windows
7 188 (18.58%) Java
8 161 (15.91%) Banking
9 159 (15.71%) Microsoft
10 158 (15.61%) SQL Server
11 150 (14.82%) Linux
12 144 (14.23%) .NET
13 142 (14.03%) Configuration Management
14 141 (13.93%) Scrum
15 124 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
16 119 (11.76%) Project Management
17 110 (10.87%) Change Management
18 98 (9.68%) QA
19 96 (9.49%) Maven
20 94 (9.29%) TDD
21 93 (9.19%) Git (software)
22 91 (8.99%) Security Cleared
22 91 (8.99%) Service Management
23 89 (8.79%) XML
24 85 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
25 84 (8.30%) JavaScript
26 83 (8.20%) UNIX
27 81 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
28 80 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
29 78 (7.71%) HTML

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 74 (7.31%) Apache
2 60 (5.93%) Tomcat
3 58 (5.73%) WebSphere
4 43 (4.25%) WebLogic
5 41 (4.05%) SharePoint
6 29 (2.87%) Confluence
7 26 (2.57%) IIS
7 26 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.58%) GlassFish
9 15 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (1.28%) CMS
10 13 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
11 12 (1.19%) WebSphere Process Server
12 11 (1.09%) MS Exchange
13 10 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.99%) Documentum
14 9 (0.89%) Node.js
14 9 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.69%) NetWeaver
15 7 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 66 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 56 (5.53%) MS Office
3 29 (2.87%) MS Project
4 22 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.88%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.099%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.099%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.099%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.099%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.59%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.59%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.40%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 4 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.30%) assyst
6 3 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.30%) Siebel Analytics
6 3 (0.30%) Magento
6 3 (0.30%) TRIRIGA
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.099%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (0.79%) Amazon S3
3 7 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (0.69%) ElastiCache
4 6 (0.59%) GitHub
5 5 (0.49%) SaaS
6 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.20%) IaaS
7 2 (0.20%) Office 365
7 2 (0.20%) Force.com
7 2 (0.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.099%) Route 53
8 1 (0.099%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.87%) HTTP
2 21 (2.08%) SAN
3 20 (1.98%) LDAP
4 19 (1.88%) SSL
5 16 (1.58%) Internet
5 16 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.38%) Firewall
7 13 (1.28%) FTP
8 11 (1.09%) Intranet
8 11 (1.09%) BIG-IP
9 9 (0.89%) SMS
10 8 (0.79%) VPN
11 7 (0.69%) DNS
12 6 (0.59%) WAN
13 5 (0.49%) VoIP
14 4 (0.40%) LTE
14 4 (0.40%) UMTS
14 4 (0.40%) GSM
14 4 (0.40%) LAN
15 3 (0.30%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (15.61%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.05%) MySQL
3 36 (3.56%) SSDT
4 34 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 27 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (2.57%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (1.78%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.58%) MongoDB
12 12 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
13 11 (1.09%) DB2
14 10 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.99%) MS Access
14 10 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (0.89%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
16 8 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.79%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 96 (9.49%) Maven
2 93 (9.19%) Git (software)
3 85 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 72 (7.11%) Visual Studio
5 54 (5.34%) Subversion
6 51 (5.04%) Jenkins
7 48 (4.74%) JIRA
8 43 (4.25%) TeamCity
9 41 (4.05%) MSBuild
10 36 (3.56%) Artifactory
11 35 (3.46%) Gradle
11 35 (3.46%) NuGet
12 34 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
13 23 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 23 (2.27%) Cucumber
14 22 (2.17%) Eclipse
15 20 (1.98%) ClearCase
16 19 (1.88%) Ant
17 15 (1.48%) Hudson
18 14 (1.38%) Apache Ivy
General
1 218 (21.54%) Finance
2 161 (15.91%) Banking
3 68 (6.72%) Investment Banking
4 42 (4.15%) Retail
5 28 (2.77%) Front Office
6 19 (1.88%) Legal
7 17 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.68%) Back Office
8 15 (1.48%) Publishing
9 11 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.79%) Marketing
10 8 (0.79%) Automotive
10 8 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.69%) Billing
11 7 (0.69%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.49%) Advertising
13 2 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.099%) Law
14 1 (0.099%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 206 (20.36%) Developer
2 162 (16.01%) Analyst
3 117 (11.56%) Release Manager
4 77 (7.61%) Project Manager
5 57 (5.63%) Java Developer
6 47 (4.64%) Release Engineer
7 38 (3.75%) Build and Release Engineer
8 36 (3.56%) Build Engineer
8 36 (3.56%) Consultant
9 34 (3.36%) Business Analyst
10 32 (3.16%) Administrator
11 28 (2.77%) Change Manager
12 27 (2.67%) Test Analyst
13 26 (2.57%) Architect
13 26 (2.57%) Release Analyst
14 25 (2.47%) Support Analyst
14 25 (2.47%) Applications Support
14 25 (2.47%) DevOps Engineer
15 24 (2.37%) Support Engineer
16 22 (2.17%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (14.23%) .NET
2 89 (8.79%) XML
3 78 (7.71%) HTML
4 64 (6.32%) Web Services
5 63 (6.23%) Middleware
6 54 (5.34%) SOAP
7 51 (5.04%) CSS
8 47 (4.64%) .NET Framework
9 40 (3.95%) JSON
10 38 (3.75%) jQuery
10 38 (3.75%) Spring
11 30 (2.96%) REST
12 27 (2.67%) JMS
13 26 (2.57%) Hibernate
14 25 (2.47%) XSD
15 24 (2.37%) Java EE
15 24 (2.37%) LAMP
16 23 (2.27%) ASP.NET
16 23 (2.27%) HTML5
17 22 (2.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.66%) Open Source
4 23 (2.27%) Credit Risk
5 15 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.38%) N-Tier
7 13 (1.28%) CMDB
7 13 (1.28%) Derivative
8 12 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.19%) Clustering
9 11 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.09%) Market Risk
9 11 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.09%) User Experience
10 8 (0.79%) Hedge funds
11 7 (0.69%) NHS
11 7 (0.69%) PKI
11 7 (0.69%) Statistics
12 6 (0.59%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.59%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 195 (19.27%) Windows
2 150 (14.82%) Linux
3 83 (8.20%) UNIX
4 40 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.28%) Solaris
9 8 (0.79%) SUSE
10 7 (0.69%) HPUX
10 7 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.30%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.30%) AIX
12 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.30%) CentOS
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (20.65%) ITIL
3 142 (14.03%) Configuration Management
4 141 (13.93%) Scrum
5 124 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (11.76%) Project Management
7 110 (10.87%) Change Management
8 94 (9.29%) TDD
9 91 (8.99%) Service Management
10 80 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 74 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 70 (6.92%) Problem Management
13 69 (6.82%) OO
14 63 (6.23%) Service Delivery
15 60 (5.93%) Software Engineering
15 60 (5.93%) DevOps
16 58 (5.73%) PRINCE2
16 58 (5.73%) UML
17 55 (5.43%) Automated Testing
18 51 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 231 (22.83%) SQL
2 188 (18.58%) Java
3 84 (8.30%) JavaScript
4 73 (7.21%) C#
4 73 (7.21%) PowerShell
5 71 (7.02%) Python
6 53 (5.24%) C
7 51 (5.04%) Perl
8 37 (3.66%) Ruby
9 36 (3.56%) Bash Shell
10 35 (3.46%) Shell Script
11 33 (3.26%) PHP
12 31 (3.06%) VB
13 27 (2.67%) C++
14 23 (2.27%) VBScript
15 19 (1.88%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.58%) VBA
17 14 (1.38%) T-SQL
18 11 (1.09%) Groovy
19 9 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 59 (5.83%) Degree
3 40 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 38 (3.75%) DV Cleared
5 27 (2.67%) ISEB
6 26 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (1.58%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
10 10 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 8 (0.79%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.59%) PMP
13 6 (0.59%) Sun Certification
14 5 (0.49%) MCSE
14 5 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.49%) SAP Certification
14 5 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.40%) CCNA
16 3 (0.30%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (9.68%) QA
2 31 (3.06%) SLA
3 25 (2.47%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.099%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.099%) TickIT
6 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.68%) XenServer
4 16 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.79%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.49%) XenApp
8 4 (0.40%) Varnish
9 3 (0.30%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.20%) KVM
10 2 (0.20%) RACF
10 2 (0.20%) NFS
11 1 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.099%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.099%) Squid
11 1 (0.099%) Xen
11 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.099%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 62 (6.13%) Puppet
2 28 (2.77%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (2.27%) Nagios
4 22 (2.17%) Tivoli
5 18 (1.78%) Control-M
6 17 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 10 (0.99%) BladeLogic
9 9 (0.89%) Netcool
9 9 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (0.69%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.59%) YUM
11 6 (0.59%) Netcool/Webtop
11 6 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 5 (0.49%) SCCM
13 4 (0.40%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
14 3 (0.30%) MOM
14 3 (0.30%) OpenView
Vendors
1 230 (22.73%) Oracle
2 159 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 57 (5.63%) JBoss
4 44 (4.35%) SAP
4 44 (4.35%) HP
5 43 (4.25%) VMware
6 33 (3.26%) IBM
6 33 (3.26%) Red Gate
7 30 (2.96%) Red Hat
8 28 (2.77%) Citrix
9 27 (2.67%) Atlassian
10 17 (1.68%) NetApp
11 16 (1.58%) LANDesk
11 16 (1.58%) TIBCO
11 16 (1.58%) Siebel
12 15 (1.48%) Software AG
12 15 (1.48%) EMC
13 14 (1.38%) Informatica
13 14 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.38%) Cognos
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Capita Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £25 - 43 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Sussex
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: up to £405 a day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago