The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 536 508 462
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 87 111 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 67 81
Median daily rate £500 £440 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £338 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £596 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.21% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -
Release Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47291 48931 46133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31593 28481
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Manager across the England region.

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Release Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Release Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Release Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager across the England region.

Release Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Release Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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 -35 35 £569 +22.97% 7
East of England +26 12 £500 -19.35%
South East -11 11 £379 -9.28%
East Midlands +3 7 - - 1
Yorkshire -3 7 £330 - 1
North West +9 6 £500 +17.64% 2
South West -4 5 £438 +4.16% 2
West Midlands -26 4 £462 -1.44% 1
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Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 136 (57.38%) Release Management
2 55 (23.21%) ITIL
3 52 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (21.10%) Finance
5 33 (13.92%) Banking
6 32 (13.50%) Configuration Management
6 32 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (12.66%) Change Management
8 27 (11.39%) Project Management
9 25 (10.55%) E-Commerce
10 24 (10.13%) Java
11 22 (9.28%) SDLC
12 21 (8.86%) Oracle
12 21 (8.86%) Service Management
13 19 (8.02%) Windows
13 19 (8.02%) Security Cleared
14 18 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (7.59%) JIRA
15 17 (7.17%) Retail
15 17 (7.17%) SC Cleared
15 17 (7.17%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (6.75%) HTML
17 15 (6.33%) PRINCE2
17 15 (6.33%) Microsoft
18 14 (5.91%) Scrum
18 14 (5.91%) Integration Testing
18 14 (5.91%) Puppet
19 13 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (5.49%) Git (software)
19 13 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server

Release Manager Skill Set
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 6 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.69%) Confluence
4 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.84%) IIS
5 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) JBoss
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.53%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.42%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.27%) IaaS
2 3 (1.27%) Office 365
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) GitHub
4 1 (0.42%) Google Play
4 1 (0.42%) iTunes
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.69%) Firewall
1 4 (1.69%) SAN
2 2 (0.84%) DNS
2 2 (0.84%) SSL
3 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.11%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.84%) MarkLogic
4 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.84%) QlikView
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.42%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (7.59%) JIRA
2 13 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.06%) TeamCity
4 10 (4.22%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.69%) Hudson
5 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.27%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.27%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.27%) Gradle
6 3 (1.27%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.84%) Maven
8 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.42%) Build Forge
8 1 (0.42%) CMake
8 1 (0.42%) FishEye
8 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.42%) Selenium
8 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.42%) WiX
General
1 50 (21.10%) Finance
2 33 (13.92%) Banking
3 17 (7.17%) Retail
4 7 (2.95%) Law
4 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.69%) Advertising
5 4 (1.69%) Local Government
5 4 (1.69%) Publishing
6 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.27%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Front Office
8 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.75%) HTML
2 12 (5.06%) .NET
3 11 (4.64%) JMS
3 11 (4.64%) REST
3 11 (4.64%) SOAP
3 11 (4.64%) Web Services
4 8 (3.38%) JSP
5 7 (2.95%) JMX
6 4 (1.69%) J2EE
7 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.27%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.84%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.84%) RESTful
8 2 (0.84%) XML
9 1 (0.42%) CSS
9 1 (0.42%) ServiceStack
9 1 (0.42%) SignalR
9 1 (0.42%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.53%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.27%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.27%) Statistics
5 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.84%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.42%) BBC
6 1 (0.42%) CESG
6 1 (0.42%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.42%) Derivative
6 1 (0.42%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.42%) IPTV
6 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.42%) STB
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.02%) Windows
2 11 (4.64%) Linux
3 8 (3.38%) Unix
4 6 (2.53%) AIX
5 2 (0.84%) CentOS
5 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.84%) Solaris
5 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (57.38%) Release Management
2 55 (23.21%) ITIL
3 52 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (13.50%) Configuration Management
4 32 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (12.66%) Change Management
6 27 (11.39%) Project Management
7 25 (10.55%) E-Commerce
8 22 (9.28%) SDLC
9 21 (8.86%) Service Management
10 18 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (6.33%) PRINCE2
12 14 (5.91%) Integration Testing
12 14 (5.91%) Scrum
13 12 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (5.06%) DevOps
14 11 (4.64%) API Design
14 11 (4.64%) Content Management
14 11 (4.64%) Web Development
15 10 (4.22%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.13%) Java
2 12 (5.06%) Shell Script
3 11 (4.64%) C#
3 11 (4.64%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.64%) SQL
4 7 (2.95%) Perl
5 6 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.69%) Python
6 4 (1.69%) Ruby
7 3 (1.27%) ABAP
7 3 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.84%) C++
8 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.17%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (7.17%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.38%) Degree
4 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.27%) PMP
5 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) CISSP
7 1 (0.42%) CLAS
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB
7 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.80%) QA
2 7 (2.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.69%) SLA
4 2 (0.84%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.42%) Firmware
3 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (5.91%) Puppet
2 12 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.95%) Capistrano
3 7 (2.95%) Nagios
4 2 (0.84%) Ansible
4 2 (0.84%) Kibana
4 2 (0.84%) logstash
4 2 (0.84%) SCCM
5 1 (0.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (8.86%) Oracle
2 15 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.95%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.11%) SAP
5 4 (1.69%) IBM
5 4 (1.69%) Perforce
5 4 (1.69%) Remedy
6 3 (1.27%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.27%) HP
6 3 (1.27%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.84%) BMC
7 2 (0.84%) New Relic
7 2 (0.84%) Rally
7 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.42%) F5
8 1 (0.42%) Google
8 1 (0.42%) hybris
8 1 (0.42%) Splunk
8 1 (0.42%) VMware
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