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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
UK / England
Rank 229 220 202
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing Release Management 428 500 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.03% 1.08% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.31% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 313 317
Median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.87 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +59.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -33.68%

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
34168 38153 36576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.03% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22805 25059 24007
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 1101 978
Median hourly rate £33.86 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +12 235 £450 -5.26% 34
South East -46 59 £488 +41.30% 15
North West +47 37 £400 - 7
North East -3 28 £375 +45.63%
West Midlands +2 19 £425 +21.42% 1
South West -8 17 £351 -9.35% 10
Yorkshire +6 15 £425 +17.24% 14
East Midlands -13 8 £300 - 3
East of England -16 8 £438 +9.37% 7
Release Management
UK

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 287 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (27.42%) ITIL
3 194 (19.78%) Windows
4 191 (19.47%) Finance
5 188 (19.16%) Linux
6 184 (18.76%) Change Management
6 184 (18.76%) DevOps
7 175 (17.84%) SQL
8 168 (17.13%) Configuration Management
9 167 (17.02%) Microsoft
10 153 (15.60%) Unix
11 150 (15.29%) Java
12 144 (14.68%) Oracle
12 144 (14.68%) Service Management
13 140 (14.27%) Security Cleared
14 118 (12.03%) Scrum
15 117 (11.93%) Banking
16 109 (11.11%) SC Cleared
17 104 (10.60%) SDLC
18 101 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
19 96 (9.79%) Git (software)
19 96 (9.79%) Service Delivery
20 94 (9.58%) Migration
21 92 (9.38%) SQL Server
21 92 (9.38%) Jenkins
22 91 (9.28%) Project Management
23 90 (9.17%) QA
24 88 (8.97%) JIRA
25 87 (8.87%) PowerShell
26 86 (8.77%) MS Excel

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 60 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 51 (5.20%) WebSphere
3 46 (4.69%) Confluence
4 37 (3.77%) Apache
5 19 (1.94%) nginx
6 18 (1.83%) IIS
7 17 (1.73%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 16 (1.63%) MQSeries
9 13 (1.33%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.33%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.12%) SAS
11 10 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.92%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 9 (0.92%) Skype for Business
13 8 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.82%) Tuxedo
14 7 (0.71%) Drupal
14 7 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 86 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 51 (5.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 38 (3.87%) MS Office
4 25 (2.55%) MS Project
5 21 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Simulink
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.51%) OpenText MBPM
4 5 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 3 (0.31%) Lorenzo
6 3 (0.31%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.31%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.10%) SAP FI-AA
8 1 (0.10%) SAP FI-AP
8 1 (0.10%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 54 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (4.99%) PaaS
3 46 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (4.28%) IaaS
5 37 (3.77%) SaaS
6 24 (2.45%) Office 365
7 19 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (1.94%) GitHub
7 19 (1.94%) OneDrive
7 19 (1.94%) Yammer
8 9 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.20%) G Suite
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.55%) Firewall
2 19 (1.94%) Skype
3 15 (1.53%) SAN
4 10 (1.02%) WAN
5 9 (0.92%) DNS
5 9 (0.92%) Network Security
5 9 (0.92%) SMS
5 9 (0.92%) SSL
5 9 (0.92%) VPN
6 8 (0.82%) LAN
7 7 (0.71%) LDAP
8 6 (0.61%) ATM
9 5 (0.51%) HTTP
9 5 (0.51%) Internet
9 5 (0.51%) NAS
10 4 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.41%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.31%) DHCP
11 3 (0.31%) IPsec
12 2 (0.20%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.20%) Oracle Database
3 50 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (5.10%) Relational Database
4 34 (3.47%) MongoDB
5 32 (3.26%) Big Data
5 32 (3.26%) MySQL
6 30 (3.06%) OLTP
7 28 (2.85%) Hadoop
7 28 (2.85%) NoSQL
8 25 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (2.45%) RDBMS
10 21 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (1.83%) DB2
11 18 (1.83%) Redis
12 16 (1.63%) CouchDB
12 16 (1.63%) Tick Data
13 14 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 96 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 92 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 88 (8.97%) JIRA
4 43 (4.38%) Maven
4 43 (4.38%) Subversion
5 40 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (3.57%) Selenium
7 29 (2.96%) Ant
8 20 (2.04%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.73%) Visual Studio
10 16 (1.63%) MSI
11 14 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (1.43%) Mercurial
11 14 (1.43%) MSBuild
12 13 (1.33%) JUnit
13 12 (1.22%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.22%) Hudson
14 11 (1.12%) Gradle
15 10 (1.02%) DbUnit
15 10 (1.02%) Robot Framework
General
1 191 (19.47%) Finance
2 117 (11.93%) Banking
3 45 (4.59%) Investment Banking
4 31 (3.16%) Retail
5 27 (2.75%) Legal
6 20 (2.04%) Front Office
6 20 (2.04%) Marketing
7 15 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.22%) Advertising
9 10 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.82%) Publishing
11 7 (0.71%) Billing
12 5 (0.51%) Games
12 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.51%) Prime Brokerage
13 4 (0.41%) Electronics
14 3 (0.31%) Back Office
14 3 (0.31%) French Language
15 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 170 (17.33%) Developer
2 109 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 95 (9.68%) Analyst
4 55 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
5 53 (5.40%) Project Manager
6 49 (4.99%) Architect
7 46 (4.69%) C++ Developer
8 33 (3.36%) Java Developer
8 33 (3.36%) Service Manager
9 30 (3.06%) Consultant
9 30 (3.06%) Support Analyst
10 29 (2.96%) Operations Engineer
11 28 (2.85%) Support Engineer
12 27 (2.75%) Administrator
13 24 (2.45%) Applications Support
14 23 (2.34%) Change Manager
14 23 (2.34%) Service Analyst
15 21 (2.14%) PHP Developer
16 20 (2.04%) Delivery Manager
16 20 (2.04%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (8.26%) .NET
2 60 (6.12%) Web Services
3 57 (5.81%) Middleware
4 55 (5.61%) XML
5 53 (5.40%) AngularJS
6 52 (5.30%) HTML
7 46 (4.69%) CSS
8 35 (3.57%) HTML5
8 35 (3.57%) J2EE
8 35 (3.57%) Node.js
8 35 (3.57%) Spring
9 34 (3.47%) STL
9 34 (3.47%) Velocity
10 29 (2.96%) JSON
10 29 (2.96%) REST
11 26 (2.65%) CSS3
12 25 (2.55%) SOAP
13 24 (2.45%) LAMP
14 23 (2.34%) ASP.NET
14 23 (2.34%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (3.87%) Virtual Team
3 28 (2.85%) Data Centre
4 24 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.34%) Tandem
6 20 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 19 (1.94%) CMDB
8 17 (1.73%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.63%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.22%) Equities
12 9 (0.92%) Cryptography
12 9 (0.92%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.92%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.92%) iSeries
13 8 (0.82%) PMI
13 8 (0.82%) Replication
13 8 (0.82%) Web 2.0
14 7 (0.71%) Derivative
14 7 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 194 (19.78%) Windows
2 188 (19.16%) Linux
3 153 (15.60%) Unix
4 72 (7.34%) AIX
5 63 (6.42%) Windows Server
6 40 (4.08%) Solaris
7 30 (3.06%) Windows XP
8 25 (2.55%) Windows 2000
9 22 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (1.63%) Windows 10
11 16 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.12%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.92%) HPUX
15 8 (0.82%) Android
15 8 (0.82%) OS/390
16 7 (0.71%) VME
17 6 (0.61%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.51%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (27.42%) ITIL
3 184 (18.76%) Change Management
3 184 (18.76%) DevOps
4 168 (17.13%) Configuration Management
5 144 (14.68%) Service Management
6 118 (12.03%) Scrum
7 104 (10.60%) SDLC
8 101 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
9 96 (9.79%) Service Delivery
10 94 (9.58%) Migration
11 91 (9.28%) Project Management
12 86 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 83 (8.46%) Problem Management
14 71 (7.24%) Software Engineering
15 69 (7.03%) OO
16 64 (6.52%) Incident Management
16 64 (6.52%) MVC
17 59 (6.01%) ITIL V3
17 59 (6.01%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 175 (17.84%) SQL
2 150 (15.29%) Java
3 87 (8.87%) PowerShell
4 80 (8.15%) JavaScript
5 68 (6.93%) Perl
6 60 (6.12%) C++
7 57 (5.81%) Python
8 38 (3.87%) C#
9 32 (3.26%) PHP
10 28 (2.85%) VB
11 27 (2.75%) T-SQL
12 26 (2.65%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.34%) VBScript
14 21 (2.14%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.73%) C
15 17 (1.73%) Scala
16 13 (1.33%) Ruby
16 13 (1.33%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.12%) VB6
18 9 (0.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 140 (14.27%) Security Cleared
2 109 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 58 (5.91%) Degree
4 36 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
5 35 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 20 (2.04%) ISEB
7 18 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (1.43%) PMI Certification
9 13 (1.33%) PhD
9 13 (1.33%) PMP
10 9 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.71%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.41%) BC Cleared
15 4 (0.41%) CISSP
15 4 (0.41%) ECDL
16 3 (0.31%) CEH
17 2 (0.20%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (9.17%) QA
2 70 (7.14%) SLA
3 14 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.92%) MiFID
6 7 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.61%) EMIR
8 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.41%) PA-DSS
9 4 (0.41%) WCAG
10 3 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.31%) FATCA
10 3 (0.31%) SDET
11 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.10%) Basel II
12 1 (0.10%) Basel III
12 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 64 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.55%) Docker
4 16 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.71%) Firmware
7 6 (0.61%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.51%) vCloud
9 4 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.41%) vSphere
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.10%) NFS
11 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (6.42%) Puppet
2 54 (5.50%) Ansible
3 46 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (2.85%) SCCM
5 11 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 11 (1.12%) SCOM
6 10 (1.02%) Netcool
6 10 (1.02%) WSUS
7 8 (0.82%) Control-M
7 8 (0.82%) HP SiteScope
8 7 (0.71%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.61%) Data Guard
9 6 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.61%) SELinux
10 5 (0.51%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.41%) OpenAM
11 4 (0.41%) OpenSSO
11 4 (0.41%) Salt
12 3 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 167 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 144 (14.68%) Oracle
3 51 (5.20%) VMware
4 43 (4.38%) HP
5 40 (4.08%) SAP
6 37 (3.77%) ServiceNow
7 34 (3.47%) IBM
8 21 (2.14%) Red Hat
9 17 (1.73%) Sun
9 17 (1.73%) Zend
10 16 (1.63%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.53%) Intel Security
11 15 (1.53%) MuleSoft
12 14 (1.43%) CA
12 14 (1.43%) Splunk
13 13 (1.33%) AppDynamics
13 13 (1.33%) New Relic
14 12 (1.22%) Google
15 11 (1.12%) Citrix
16 9 (0.92%) Fujitsu
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