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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 181 259 219
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -40
Contract jobs citing Release Management 698 449 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.42% 0.88% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.11% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 271 303
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 4
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.19 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.80% -32.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £20.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £42.80 £31.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £20.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+66.32% -31.35%
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
40583 40631 38403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.76% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27251 26714 24507
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 1080 1138
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +72 361 £500 +8.10% 43
South East +46 131 £425 +3.03% 8
North East +3 69 £280 +28.73% 2
Yorkshire +16 27 £400 +11.49% 2
West Midlands -3 23 £450 +12.50% 7
East Midlands +24 22 £375 +11.94% 8
South West +3 20 £425 - 5
East of England +17 19 £370 +8.82% 6
North West -29 18 £425 +3.03% 7
Midlands -6 1 £650 +62.50% 1
Release Management
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 385 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (27.04%) ITIL
3 279 (21.49%) Linux
4 271 (20.88%) Java
5 269 (20.72%) Microsoft
6 267 (20.57%) Windows
7 242 (18.64%) Change Management
8 240 (18.49%) SQL
9 231 (17.80%) Oracle
10 228 (17.57%) Configuration Management
11 227 (17.49%) DevOps
12 217 (16.72%) Finance
13 212 (16.33%) Unix
14 172 (13.25%) Project Management
15 167 (12.87%) Security Cleared
16 163 (12.56%) Service Delivery
17 162 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
18 155 (11.94%) SQL Server
19 146 (11.25%) Git (software)
20 141 (10.86%) Scrum
21 139 (10.71%) .NET
22 133 (10.25%) Banking
23 130 (10.02%) Stakeholder Management
24 128 (9.86%) Web Services
25 125 (9.63%) Puppet
26 123 (9.48%) Jenkins
27 118 (9.09%) Python
28 114 (8.78%) Problem Management
28 114 (8.78%) SC Cleared
29 110 (8.47%) JIRA

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 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 47 (3.62%) Confluence
3 44 (3.39%) Apache
4 35 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 34 (2.62%) IIS
6 29 (2.23%) WebLogic
7 27 (2.08%) WebSphere
8 26 (2.00%) JBoss
9 24 (1.85%) SAS
10 22 (1.69%) CMS
11 21 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (1.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 19 (1.46%) MS Exchange
13 16 (1.23%) OpenStack
14 15 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (1.08%) MQSeries
15 14 (1.08%) Skype for Business
16 13 (1.00%) Tuxedo
17 11 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 102 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.00%) MS Office
3 31 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.69%) MS Project
5 19 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.39%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.077%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 24 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.69%) OpenText MBPM
3 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.39%) Maximo
5 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle SCM
6 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.15%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.077%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.077%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.077%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 89 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.93%) GitHub
4 35 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (2.16%) IaaS
6 23 (1.77%) Office 365
7 22 (1.69%) SaaS
8 14 (1.08%) PaaS
9 12 (0.92%) Google Play
10 7 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.46%) Yammer
12 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.39%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.39%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.39%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.39%) Route 53
13 4 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.31%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.00%) Firewall
2 21 (1.62%) DNS
2 21 (1.62%) SSL
3 19 (1.46%) HTTP
4 16 (1.23%) Internet
5 14 (1.08%) LDAP
5 14 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.92%) SAN
6 12 (0.92%) WAN
7 11 (0.85%) DHCP
7 11 (0.85%) VoIP
7 11 (0.85%) VPN
8 10 (0.77%) LAN
9 9 (0.69%) Bluetooth
9 9 (0.69%) tcpdump
10 8 (0.62%) FTP
10 8 (0.62%) Skype
11 7 (0.54%) NAS
11 7 (0.54%) VLAN
11 7 (0.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.32%) Relational Database
3 66 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
4 59 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 53 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 42 (3.24%) MySQL
7 32 (2.47%) OLTP
8 31 (2.39%) RDBMS
9 28 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
10 27 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.69%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.46%) Big Data
13 19 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (1.39%) HBase
14 18 (1.39%) NoSQL
15 16 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
17 12 (0.92%) Apache Hive
18 11 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 146 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 123 (9.48%) Jenkins
3 110 (8.47%) JIRA
4 78 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (4.55%) Subversion
6 54 (4.16%) TeamCity
7 53 (4.08%) Maven
8 41 (3.16%) Ant
9 36 (2.77%) Gradle
10 35 (2.70%) Visual Studio
11 32 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 31 (2.39%) Hudson
13 23 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (1.39%) ClearCase
15 16 (1.23%) Artifactory
16 15 (1.16%) Android Studio
17 14 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 13 (1.00%) NUnit
19 11 (0.85%) Cucumber
19 11 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 217 (16.72%) Finance
2 133 (10.25%) Banking
3 57 (4.39%) Retail
4 43 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.93%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.08%) Front Office
7 22 (1.69%) Back Office
8 15 (1.16%) Publishing
9 12 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.92%) Marketing
9 12 (0.92%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.62%) Advertising
11 8 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.39%) Legal
13 4 (0.31%) Automotive
13 4 (0.31%) Local Government
13 4 (0.31%) Military
14 3 (0.23%) Electronics
14 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 232 (17.87%) Developer
2 146 (11.25%) Release Manager
3 143 (11.02%) Analyst
4 120 (9.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 82 (6.32%) Architect
6 69 (5.32%) Project Manager
7 47 (3.62%) Java Developer
8 46 (3.54%) Consultant
9 44 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
10 40 (3.08%) Support Analyst
11 38 (2.93%) C++ Developer
11 38 (2.93%) Service Manager
11 38 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
12 36 (2.77%) Linux Developer
12 36 (2.77%) Unix Developer
13 32 (2.47%) Environment Manager
14 31 (2.39%) Lead DevOps
14 31 (2.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 29 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
15 29 (2.23%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (10.71%) .NET
2 128 (9.86%) Web Services
3 74 (5.70%) XML
4 72 (5.55%) HTML
5 61 (4.70%) Middleware
6 58 (4.47%) RESTful
7 56 (4.31%) J2EE
8 43 (3.31%) CSS
9 37 (2.85%) jQuery
9 37 (2.85%) STL
10 33 (2.54%) JSON
10 33 (2.54%) SOAP
11 30 (2.31%) REST
12 29 (2.23%) JMS
13 25 (1.93%) ASP.NET
14 23 (1.77%) .NET Framework
15 22 (1.69%) AngularJS
15 22 (1.69%) Spring
16 21 (1.62%) IBM Integration Bus
17 20 (1.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 91 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 47 (3.62%) Data Centre
4 40 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.47%) Clustering
5 32 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 32 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (1.93%) CMDB
7 21 (1.62%) Smart Meter
8 20 (1.54%) Equities
9 19 (1.46%) Replication
10 18 (1.39%) Derivative
10 18 (1.39%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.31%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.23%) PMI
13 15 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (1.16%) Mainframe
14 14 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 14 (1.08%) Fixed Income
14 14 (1.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 279 (21.49%) Linux
2 267 (20.57%) Windows
3 212 (16.33%) Unix
4 96 (7.40%) Windows Server
5 78 (6.01%) AIX
6 66 (5.08%) Solaris
7 34 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (2.16%) Android
10 22 (1.69%) CentOS
11 17 (1.31%) HPUX
11 17 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 15 (1.16%) Windows 7
12 15 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (1.08%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.08%) Ubuntu
13 14 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
14 12 (0.92%) OS/390
15 9 (0.69%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (27.04%) ITIL
3 242 (18.64%) Change Management
4 228 (17.57%) Configuration Management
5 227 (17.49%) DevOps
6 172 (13.25%) Project Management
7 163 (12.56%) Service Delivery
8 162 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
9 141 (10.86%) Scrum
10 130 (10.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 114 (8.78%) Problem Management
12 98 (7.55%) Incident Management
13 97 (7.47%) SDLC
14 95 (7.32%) SOA
15 83 (6.39%) Service Management
16 82 (6.32%) OO
17 80 (6.16%) Root Cause Analysis
18 79 (6.09%) Migration
19 72 (5.55%) Continuous Delivery
20 71 (5.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 271 (20.88%) Java
2 240 (18.49%) SQL
3 118 (9.09%) Python
4 102 (7.86%) Perl
4 102 (7.86%) PowerShell
5 97 (7.47%) JavaScript
6 87 (6.70%) C#
7 69 (5.32%) C++
8 55 (4.24%) Ruby
9 45 (3.47%) Bash Shell
10 38 (2.93%) Shell Script
11 31 (2.39%) PHP
12 29 (2.23%) VBScript
13 27 (2.08%) C
13 27 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 19 (1.46%) Groovy
15 16 (1.23%) VB
16 15 (1.16%) PL/SQL
16 15 (1.16%) Scala
17 12 (0.92%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 167 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 114 (8.78%) SC Cleared
3 84 (6.47%) Degree
4 43 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
5 32 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 25 (1.93%) DV Cleared
7 20 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 16 (1.23%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.08%) ISEB
9 14 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.92%) PMP
10 12 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.39%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.39%) MCSE
14 4 (0.31%) APMP
14 4 (0.31%) CAPM
14 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.01%) QA
2 62 (4.78%) SLA
3 29 (2.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 27 (2.08%) ISO 9001
5 13 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.92%) COBIT
7 9 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.54%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.23%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.077%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.077%) SDET
11 1 (0.077%) TickIT
11 1 (0.077%) WAI
11 1 (0.077%) WCAG
System Software
1 74 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 49 (3.78%) Docker
3 36 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.69%) XenApp
7 8 (0.62%) Firmware
8 6 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.46%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.39%) vSphere
9 5 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.31%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.23%) NFS
11 3 (0.23%) Squid
11 3 (0.23%) vCloud
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 125 (9.63%) Puppet
2 108 (8.32%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (4.16%) Ansible
4 33 (2.54%) SCCM
5 30 (2.31%) Kubernetes
6 23 (1.77%) logstash
7 19 (1.46%) NetBackup
7 19 (1.46%) Tivoli
8 18 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 17 (1.31%) Control-M
10 16 (1.23%) Kibana
10 16 (1.23%) Nagios
11 15 (1.16%) Salt
12 14 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
13 12 (0.92%) SCOM
14 9 (0.69%) Casper Suite
15 8 (0.62%) Capistrano
15 8 (0.62%) ZABBIX
16 7 (0.54%) Mesos
16 7 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 269 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 231 (17.80%) Oracle
3 81 (6.24%) Red Hat
4 63 (4.85%) HP
5 59 (4.55%) ServiceNow
6 57 (4.39%) IBM
7 48 (3.70%) VMware
8 46 (3.54%) SAP
9 35 (2.70%) Citrix
10 34 (2.62%) Google
11 29 (2.23%) Atlassian
12 28 (2.16%) CA
12 28 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
13 27 (2.08%) Symantec
14 17 (1.31%) Cisco
14 17 (1.31%) Informatica
15 16 (1.23%) Remedy
15 16 (1.23%) Sun
16 15 (1.16%) Splunk
17 13 (1.00%) New Relic
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