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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 182 243 200
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -43
Contract jobs citing Release Management 684 485 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.37% 0.94% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.17% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 289 340
Median daily rate £425 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 3
Median hourly rate £32.27 £42.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.16% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £42.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.31% +40.83%
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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +59 335 £475 - 25
South East +4 124 £450 +12.50% 12
North East +14 63 £273 +18.47% 3
East of England +30 36 £395 +16.17% 6
West Midlands -12 32 £495 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -3 27 £438 +15.13% 4
East Midlands +14 21 £375 +1.76% 6
South West -3 21 £325 -25.71% 5
North West -21 21 £415 -5.14% 4
Midlands - 1 £650 -
Release Management
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 392 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (27.55%) ITIL
3 289 (21.06%) Java
4 283 (20.63%) Windows
5 267 (19.46%) Microsoft
6 263 (19.17%) Linux
7 258 (18.80%) Change Management
8 252 (18.37%) Oracle
9 251 (18.29%) SQL
10 242 (17.64%) DevOps
11 239 (17.42%) Configuration Management
12 232 (16.91%) Finance
13 227 (16.55%) Unix
14 184 (13.41%) Service Delivery
15 182 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
16 172 (12.54%) Project Management
17 171 (12.46%) Security Cleared
18 147 (10.71%) Scrum
19 145 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
20 144 (10.50%) SQL Server
20 144 (10.50%) Git (software)
20 144 (10.50%) Banking
21 137 (9.99%) .NET
22 133 (9.69%) Web Services
23 127 (9.26%) Puppet
24 124 (9.04%) Problem Management
25 123 (8.97%) Python
26 121 (8.82%) Jenkins
27 115 (8.38%) Perl
28 113 (8.24%) SC Cleared

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 50 (3.64%) Confluence
2 47 (3.43%) Apache
2 47 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 39 (2.84%) WebLogic
4 35 (2.55%) JBoss
5 33 (2.41%) IIS
6 30 (2.19%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.11%) WebSphere
8 24 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 21 (1.53%) CMS
9 21 (1.53%) SAS
10 18 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (1.31%) MS Exchange
10 18 (1.31%) OpenStack
11 17 (1.24%) Apache Spark
11 17 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (1.17%) Apache ServiceMix
12 16 (1.17%) MQSeries
12 16 (1.17%) Oracle Application Server
12 16 (1.17%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 89 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.77%) MS Office
3 33 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (2.11%) MS Project
5 21 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) Simulink
9 1 (0.073%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 24 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (0.87%) OpenText MBPM
3 12 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.36%) Maximo
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle SCM
7 3 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.15%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 99 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (2.55%) IaaS
5 34 (2.48%) GitHub
6 28 (2.04%) SaaS
7 22 (1.60%) Office 365
8 20 (1.46%) PaaS
9 12 (0.87%) Google Play
10 8 (0.58%) Yammer
11 7 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.44%) CloudFront
12 6 (0.44%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.44%) Route 53
13 5 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.36%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.97%) SSL
2 26 (1.90%) Firewall
2 26 (1.90%) HTTP
3 23 (1.68%) DNS
4 17 (1.24%) Internet
5 14 (1.02%) VPN
6 13 (0.95%) FTP
6 13 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.95%) VoIP
7 12 (0.87%) LDAP
8 11 (0.80%) LAN
8 11 (0.80%) WAN
9 10 (0.73%) SAN
10 9 (0.66%) Bluetooth
10 9 (0.66%) tcpdump
11 8 (0.58%) DHCP
11 8 (0.58%) Skype
11 8 (0.58%) SMS
12 5 (0.36%) AMQP
12 5 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (4.45%) MongoDB
4 58 (4.23%) Oracle Database
4 58 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 37 (2.70%) MySQL
6 34 (2.48%) OLTP
7 31 (2.26%) Hadoop
8 28 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 27 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
10 26 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.46%) Big Data
11 20 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (1.38%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
14 15 (1.09%) HBase
15 14 (1.02%) Apache Hive
16 13 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 144 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 121 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 100 (7.29%) JIRA
4 86 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 57 (4.15%) Subversion
6 53 (3.86%) Maven
7 50 (3.64%) TeamCity
8 43 (3.13%) Ant
9 41 (2.99%) Visual Studio
10 34 (2.48%) Gradle
11 33 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 29 (2.11%) Hudson
13 20 (1.46%) ClearCase
14 19 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
15 15 (1.09%) Android Studio
15 15 (1.09%) Artifactory
16 14 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 10 (0.73%) Cucumber
17 10 (0.73%) Selenium
18 9 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 232 (16.91%) Finance
2 144 (10.50%) Banking
3 69 (5.03%) Retail
4 37 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.75%) Back Office
6 24 (1.75%) Front Office
7 14 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.02%) Marketing
7 14 (1.02%) Publishing
8 13 (0.95%) Retail Banking
9 9 (0.66%) Advertising
9 9 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.58%) Legal
11 7 (0.51%) Automotive
12 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.36%) Billing
14 4 (0.29%) Local Government
15 3 (0.22%) French Language
15 3 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 253 (18.44%) Developer
2 147 (10.71%) Analyst
3 132 (9.62%) Release Manager
4 129 (9.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 79 (5.76%) Architect
6 71 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 57 (4.15%) Consultant
8 46 (3.35%) Java Developer
9 43 (3.13%) Service Manager
10 42 (3.06%) Oracle Developer
11 40 (2.92%) C++ Developer
12 39 (2.84%) Support Analyst
13 37 (2.70%) Transition Manager
14 35 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
15 34 (2.48%) Environment Manager
16 33 (2.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 32 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
17 32 (2.33%) Lead DevOps
17 32 (2.33%) Linux Developer
17 32 (2.33%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (9.99%) .NET
2 133 (9.69%) Web Services
3 77 (5.61%) Middleware
4 74 (5.39%) XML
5 72 (5.25%) RESTful
6 66 (4.81%) HTML
7 64 (4.66%) J2EE
8 42 (3.06%) JSON
9 41 (2.99%) CSS
10 39 (2.84%) STL
11 35 (2.55%) jQuery
12 34 (2.48%) JMS
13 32 (2.33%) SOAP
14 31 (2.26%) REST
15 29 (2.11%) IBM Integration Bus
16 27 (1.97%) ASP.NET
17 25 (1.82%) AngularJS
18 23 (1.68%) .NET Framework
19 22 (1.60%) XSLT
20 20 (1.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 53 (3.86%) Data Centre
4 42 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 39 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.97%) CMDB
8 25 (1.82%) Clustering
8 25 (1.82%) Public Cloud
9 24 (1.75%) Replication
10 22 (1.60%) Virtual Team
11 19 (1.38%) Derivative
12 18 (1.31%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.31%) Equities
13 16 (1.17%) Mainframe
13 16 (1.17%) PMI
14 14 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (1.02%) Reference Data
14 14 (1.02%) User Experience
14 14 (1.02%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 283 (20.63%) Windows
2 263 (19.17%) Linux
3 227 (16.55%) Unix
4 101 (7.36%) Windows Server
5 93 (6.78%) AIX
6 80 (5.83%) Solaris
7 34 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (2.11%) Android
10 23 (1.68%) CentOS
11 19 (1.38%) HPUX
11 19 (1.38%) Windows 7
12 18 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (1.17%) Apple iOS
14 15 (1.09%) OS/390
14 15 (1.09%) Ubuntu
15 14 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
15 14 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.95%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (27.55%) ITIL
3 258 (18.80%) Change Management
4 242 (17.64%) DevOps
5 239 (17.42%) Configuration Management
6 184 (13.41%) Service Delivery
7 182 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
8 172 (12.54%) Project Management
9 147 (10.71%) Scrum
10 145 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 124 (9.04%) Problem Management
12 109 (7.94%) Incident Management
13 106 (7.73%) SOA
14 105 (7.65%) Root Cause Analysis
14 105 (7.65%) Service Management
15 104 (7.58%) SDLC
16 94 (6.85%) Migration
17 85 (6.20%) OO
18 79 (5.76%) TDD
19 77 (5.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 289 (21.06%) Java
2 251 (18.29%) SQL
3 123 (8.97%) Python
4 115 (8.38%) Perl
5 112 (8.16%) PowerShell
6 92 (6.71%) JavaScript
7 79 (5.76%) C#
8 73 (5.32%) C++
9 59 (4.30%) Ruby
10 46 (3.35%) Bash Shell
11 34 (2.48%) PHP
12 33 (2.41%) Shell Script
13 31 (2.26%) VBScript
14 30 (2.19%) C
15 27 (1.97%) T-SQL
16 24 (1.75%) Scala
17 22 (1.60%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.31%) Groovy
19 17 (1.24%) VB
20 11 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 171 (12.46%) Security Cleared
2 113 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 87 (6.34%) Degree
4 45 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 39 (2.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 29 (2.11%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.53%) PMI Certification
8 15 (1.09%) ISEB
8 15 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.09%) PMP
9 13 (0.95%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.36%) MCDBA
12 5 (0.36%) MCSE
13 4 (0.29%) CAPM
13 4 (0.29%) MCSA
14 3 (0.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.98%) QA
2 81 (5.90%) SLA
3 38 (2.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 35 (2.55%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.87%) COBIT
7 10 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.36%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.22%) WCAG
11 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.073%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.073%) SDET
11 1 (0.073%) TickIT
11 1 (0.073%) WAI
System Software
1 79 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 51 (3.72%) Docker
3 41 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.58%) Firmware
8 7 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.44%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.44%) XenApp
10 5 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.36%) vSphere
11 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.29%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.22%) Squid
12 3 (0.22%) vCloud
13 2 (0.15%) GridGain
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.073%) iptables
Systems Management
1 127 (9.26%) Puppet
2 106 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (4.30%) Ansible
4 36 (2.62%) SCCM
5 32 (2.33%) Kubernetes
6 23 (1.68%) logstash
7 21 (1.53%) Control-M
7 21 (1.53%) NetBackup
7 21 (1.53%) Tivoli
8 20 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 17 (1.24%) Salt
10 16 (1.17%) HP Data Protector
10 16 (1.17%) Kibana
11 15 (1.09%) SCOM
12 12 (0.87%) Nagios
13 9 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 9 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (0.58%) Casper Suite
15 7 (0.51%) Capistrano
15 7 (0.51%) SCSM
Vendors
1 267 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 252 (18.37%) Oracle
3 78 (5.69%) Red Hat
4 73 (5.32%) HP
5 71 (5.17%) IBM
6 67 (4.88%) ServiceNow
7 53 (3.86%) VMware
8 43 (3.13%) SAP
9 35 (2.55%) CA
10 34 (2.48%) Citrix
10 34 (2.48%) Google
11 31 (2.26%) Symantec
12 28 (2.04%) Atlassian
13 25 (1.82%) MuleSoft
14 23 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (1.46%) Remedy
16 19 (1.38%) Sun
17 18 (1.31%) New Relic
18 16 (1.17%) Informatica
19 14 (1.02%) Cisco
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Berkshire
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London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
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Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
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Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £245 per day
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Luton, Bedfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
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City of London
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Slough
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