The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 461 451 442
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 125 125 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 82 62
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£440 £405 £489
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% -17.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £388 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - -
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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
47724 45773 43200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.58% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30889 28241 25946
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1846 1974
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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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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 +9 75 £475 +5.55% 9
South East -21 28 £420 +7.69% 7
South West +5 8 £425 +34.92%
East of England +4 6 £620 +37.77% 3
North West -28 3 £400 +26.98% 1
West Midlands 0 2 £469 +4.16% 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -27 1 - -
South Coast - 1 - -
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Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 123 (51.04%) Release Management
2 54 (22.41%) Finance
3 47 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (18.26%) ITIL
5 42 (17.43%) Banking
6 40 (16.60%) Linux
7 39 (16.18%) Jenkins
8 38 (15.77%) Change Management
9 37 (15.35%) Configuration Management
10 35 (14.52%) Security Cleared
11 34 (14.11%) Project Management
12 31 (12.86%) UNIX
12 31 (12.86%) Java
13 26 (10.79%) Oracle
14 25 (10.37%) Windows
14 25 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (9.54%) Microsoft
16 22 (9.13%) PRINCE2
16 22 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (9.13%) SC Cleared
17 21 (8.71%) Subversion
18 20 (8.30%) Git (software)
18 20 (8.30%) Ant
18 20 (8.30%) Python
18 20 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (7.47%) Perl
19 18 (7.47%) SQL
19 18 (7.47%) QA
19 18 (7.47%) Investment Banking
20 17 (7.05%) Scrum

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 10 (4.15%) IIS
2 9 (3.73%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.32%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.90%) Confluence
5 5 (2.07%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.66%) SAS
6 4 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.24%) JBoss
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.90%) MS Office
3 4 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.73%) Agresso
2 4 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.41%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.66%) Internet
2 3 (1.24%) DNS
3 2 (0.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) SAN
4 1 (0.41%) LAN
4 1 (0.41%) WAN
4 1 (0.41%) DSL
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) SSH
4 1 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.07%) MS Access
4 3 (1.24%) DB2
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.41%) QlikView
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (16.18%) Jenkins
2 21 (8.71%) Subversion
3 20 (8.30%) Ant
3 20 (8.30%) Git (software)
4 17 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (7.05%) JIRA
4 17 (7.05%) Gradle
5 15 (6.22%) Maven
6 8 (3.32%) Artifactory
6 8 (3.32%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.24%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.24%) Hudson
8 2 (0.83%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.83%) SCons
8 2 (0.83%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (22.41%) Finance
2 42 (17.43%) Banking
3 18 (7.47%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.73%) Retail
5 7 (2.90%) Front Office
6 5 (2.07%) Law
6 5 (2.07%) Legal
6 5 (2.07%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.24%) Marketing
8 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.83%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.56%) .NET
2 8 (3.32%) Middleware
3 4 (1.66%) HTML
4 3 (1.24%) XML
4 3 (1.24%) J2EE
5 2 (0.83%) SOAP
5 2 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.83%) ServiceStack
6 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.41%) Java EE
6 1 (0.41%) REST
6 1 (0.41%) JMS
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.41%) CSS
6 1 (0.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.07%) STB
3 5 (2.07%) Wiki
4 4 (1.66%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.66%) Derivative
4 4 (1.66%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.24%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.24%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.24%) CMDB
6 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.83%) PMI
7 1 (0.41%) EPoS
7 1 (0.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.41%) Statistics
7 1 (0.41%) IPTV
7 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.60%) Linux
2 31 (12.86%) UNIX
3 25 (10.37%) Windows
4 4 (1.66%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.83%) AIX
5 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (51.04%) Release Management
2 47 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (18.26%) ITIL
4 38 (15.77%) Change Management
5 37 (15.35%) Configuration Management
6 34 (14.11%) Project Management
7 25 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (9.13%) PRINCE2
8 22 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.05%) Service Management
9 17 (7.05%) Scrum
9 17 (7.05%) Change Control
10 14 (5.81%) SDLC
10 14 (5.81%) Migration
10 14 (5.81%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.81%) Waterfall
11 11 (4.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (4.15%) E-Commerce
13 9 (3.73%) Time Management
13 9 (3.73%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.86%) Java
2 20 (8.30%) Python
3 18 (7.47%) Perl
3 18 (7.47%) SQL
4 17 (7.05%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.15%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.73%) C#
7 7 (2.90%) Scala
8 6 (2.49%) C
9 4 (1.66%) C++
10 3 (1.24%) Ruby
11 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.41%) LINC
12 1 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.56%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.49%) Degree
5 5 (2.07%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.07%) ISEB
6 4 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.47%) QA
2 7 (2.90%) SLA
3 3 (1.24%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 2 (0.83%) RACF
2 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.73%) Puppet
2 6 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.66%) Ansible
4 3 (1.24%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (10.79%) Oracle
2 23 (9.54%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.22%) SAP
4 8 (3.32%) IBM
5 4 (1.66%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.66%) Cognos
5 4 (1.66%) VMware
6 3 (1.24%) Sybase
7 2 (0.83%) HP
7 2 (0.83%) Citrix
7 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.83%) webMethods
7 2 (0.83%) Tableau
7 2 (0.83%) ATG
7 2 (0.83%) Perforce
7 2 (0.83%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.41%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.41%) Solace
8 1 (0.41%) Remedy
8 1 (0.41%) MKS
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