The first table below looks at the demand for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 441 421 409
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 119 118 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 73 64
Average daily rate
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£430 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44281 42180 47721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.64% 92.69% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27521 25174 27205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1821 1996 2432
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.81 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -0.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%
Release Manager
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Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 9 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 9 July 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 -12 50 £450 -14.28% 13
South East 0 21 £389 -2.81% 4
North West +5 14 £320 -28.88% 1
West Midlands -8 9 £448 +2.28%
Yorkshire +2 7 £375 -
East of England -19 5 £450 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +1 3 £320 - 3
South West -29 3 £388 -7.73%
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Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 142 (52.99%) Release Management
2 55 (20.52%) ITIL
3 45 (16.79%) Finance
4 41 (15.30%) Project Management
5 38 (14.18%) Configuration Management
5 38 (14.18%) Banking
6 36 (13.43%) Service Management
6 36 (13.43%) Java
7 33 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (11.57%) Change Management
9 30 (11.19%) Scrum
10 29 (10.82%) Windows
11 28 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (9.70%) SAP
13 25 (9.33%) Visual Studio
13 25 (9.33%) QA
14 23 (8.58%) Jenkins
14 23 (8.58%) Ant
15 22 (8.21%) Microsoft
15 22 (8.21%) Linux
16 21 (7.84%) TeamCity
17 18 (6.72%) Subversion
18 17 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (6.34%) Python
18 17 (6.34%) Git (software)
19 16 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
19 16 (5.97%) Perl
19 16 (5.97%) Investment Banking
19 16 (5.97%) Front Office
20 15 (5.60%) Perforce

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.36%) IIS
1 9 (3.36%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (2.24%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.49%) Apache
4 4 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.12%) SAS
5 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.75%) Confluence
6 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.75%) Documentum
7 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.37%) CICS
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 14 (5.22%) MS Office
2 10 (3.73%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.12%) MS Project
4 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) SAP CRM
1 3 (1.12%) assyst
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) Firewall
1 2 (0.75%) DNS
1 2 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.37%) Wireless
2 1 (0.37%) ADSL
2 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.37%) Broadband
2 1 (0.37%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.99%) DataStage
4 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.75%) MySQL
6 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.37%) DB2
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (9.33%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.58%) Jenkins
2 23 (8.58%) Ant
3 21 (7.84%) TeamCity
4 18 (6.72%) Subversion
5 17 (6.34%) Git (software)
6 16 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (3.73%) JIRA
8 9 (3.36%) Maven
9 7 (2.61%) Artifactory
10 6 (2.24%) Hudson
11 5 (1.87%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.12%) Selenium
12 3 (1.12%) JProfiler
13 2 (0.75%) FishEye
13 2 (0.75%) TestNG
13 2 (0.75%) JUnit
13 2 (0.75%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.75%) MSI
14 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
General
1 45 (16.79%) Finance
2 38 (14.18%) Banking
3 16 (5.97%) Investment Banking
3 16 (5.97%) Front Office
4 10 (3.73%) Retail
5 9 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.87%) Marketing
7 4 (1.49%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.12%) Advertising
8 3 (1.12%) Publishing
9 2 (0.75%) Law
9 2 (0.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.75%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.60%) .NET
1 15 (5.60%) Web Services
2 10 (3.73%) HTML
3 9 (3.36%) SOAP
3 9 (3.36%) REST
4 8 (2.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (2.24%) JSP
5 6 (2.24%) XML
6 5 (1.87%) JMS
7 4 (1.49%) JMX
8 3 (1.12%) WSDL
8 3 (1.12%) LAMP
8 3 (1.12%) WCF
8 3 (1.12%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.75%) WebSockets
9 2 (0.75%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.75%) CSS
9 2 (0.75%) XSLT
9 2 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.22%) Fixed Income
2 13 (4.85%) Derivative
3 10 (3.73%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.24%) DTV
5 5 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.87%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.12%) STB
6 3 (1.12%) IPTV
6 3 (1.12%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.75%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.37%) EPoS
8 1 (0.37%) PMI
8 1 (0.37%) Tandem
8 1 (0.37%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.82%) Windows
2 22 (8.21%) Linux
3 13 (4.85%) Windows XP
3 13 (4.85%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.73%) UNIX
5 7 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.75%) Android
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (52.99%) Release Management
2 55 (20.52%) ITIL
3 41 (15.30%) Project Management
4 38 (14.18%) Configuration Management
5 36 (13.43%) Service Management
6 33 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (11.57%) Change Management
8 30 (11.19%) Scrum
9 28 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (5.22%) Problem Management
11 14 (5.22%) Incident Management
12 13 (4.85%) Test Management
12 13 (4.85%) Wealth Management
12 13 (4.85%) Migration
13 12 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (3.73%) Change Control
15 10 (3.73%) Automation Testing
15 10 (3.73%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.43%) Java
2 17 (6.34%) Python
3 16 (5.97%) Perl
4 14 (5.22%) C++
5 13 (4.85%) SQL
5 13 (4.85%) Scala
6 9 (3.36%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.61%) C#
8 6 (2.24%) C
9 2 (0.75%) Bourne shell
9 2 (0.75%) VB
9 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.75%) ABAP
9 2 (0.75%) VBA
9 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (5.22%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.87%) Degree
5 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.49%) ISEB
6 2 (0.75%) CCA
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.33%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) HL7
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) XenApp
2 2 (0.75%) vSphere
2 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) NDS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.36%) Puppet
2 8 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.49%) Capistrano
3 4 (1.49%) Nagios
4 3 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.37%) Control-M
6 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (9.70%) SAP
2 22 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.60%) Perforce
3 15 (5.60%) Oracle
4 8 (2.99%) Cognos
5 6 (2.24%) Apple
5 6 (2.24%) HP
6 4 (1.49%) Citrix
6 4 (1.49%) Lotus
7 3 (1.12%) Remedy
7 3 (1.12%) NetApp
8 2 (0.75%) Splunk
8 2 (0.75%) VMware
8 2 (0.75%) Siebel
8 2 (0.75%) EMC
8 2 (0.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe
9 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
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