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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 463 451 421
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 123 120 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 77 73
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£440 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £320 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £525 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -3.12%
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
46253 45082 41589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.74% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29703 28087 24757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1758 1832 1975
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.58 £38.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +13 61 £500 +11.11% 5
South East -16 29 £433 +11.25% 2
East of England -4 8 £620 +37.77% 1
North West -21 8 £425 +31.78%
South West +4 7 £365 -20.65%
North East - 4 £218 -
West Midlands -4 3 £469 +4.74%
Midlands -7 1 - -
Yorkshire -24 1 - - 1
South Coast - 1 - -
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Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 140 (53.23%) Release Management
2 67 (25.48%) Finance
3 65 (24.71%) ITIL
4 52 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (17.87%) Banking
6 42 (15.97%) Project Management
6 42 (15.97%) Change Management
7 40 (15.21%) Configuration Management
8 38 (14.45%) Linux
8 38 (14.45%) Jenkins
9 34 (12.93%) Oracle
10 32 (12.17%) Security Cleared
11 30 (11.41%) UNIX
11 30 (11.41%) Windows
12 29 (11.03%) Java
13 27 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (9.89%) Subversion
15 25 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (8.37%) SC Cleared
17 21 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (7.98%) PRINCE2
17 21 (7.98%) Service Management
18 20 (7.60%) JIRA
19 19 (7.22%) QA
19 19 (7.22%) Investment Banking
19 19 (7.22%) ITIL Certification
19 19 (7.22%) SAP
20 18 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (6.84%) SQL
20 18 (6.84%) Microsoft

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (3.80%) IIS
2 8 (3.04%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.04%) Confluence
3 6 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.90%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.52%) SAS
5 4 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.76%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.38%) JBoss
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.66%) MS Office
3 3 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.28%) Agresso
2 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.66%) Internet
2 3 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (0.38%) SAN
3 1 (0.38%) Intranet
3 1 (0.38%) LAN
3 1 (0.38%) WAN
3 1 (0.38%) DSL
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.32%) SQL Server
1 14 (5.32%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.90%) MS Access
2 5 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (1.52%) DB2
3 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.38%) QlikView
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (14.45%) Jenkins
2 26 (9.89%) Subversion
3 20 (7.60%) JIRA
4 17 (6.46%) Git (software)
5 15 (5.70%) Maven
6 14 (5.32%) Ant
7 13 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (4.56%) Gradle
9 11 (4.18%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.28%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.14%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.14%) Hudson
11 3 (1.14%) Selenium
12 2 (0.76%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.76%) SCons
12 2 (0.76%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.76%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
13 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
General
1 67 (25.48%) Finance
2 47 (17.87%) Banking
3 19 (7.22%) Investment Banking
4 17 (6.46%) Retail
5 9 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.28%) Front Office
7 5 (1.90%) Legal
7 5 (1.90%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.90%) Marketing
8 3 (1.14%) Law
9 2 (0.76%) Billing
9 2 (0.76%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.46%) .NET
2 4 (1.52%) HTML
2 4 (1.52%) Middleware
3 3 (1.14%) XML
4 2 (0.76%) SOAP
4 2 (0.76%) J2EE
5 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) JSP
5 1 (0.38%) JMS
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.38%) Java EE
5 1 (0.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.42%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.28%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.90%) Wiki
6 4 (1.52%) PMI
7 3 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.14%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.14%) STB
7 3 (1.14%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.14%) Derivative
7 3 (1.14%) CMDB
8 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.38%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.38%) Statistics
9 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.45%) Linux
2 30 (11.41%) UNIX
2 30 (11.41%) Windows
3 9 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.52%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (53.23%) Release Management
2 65 (24.71%) ITIL
3 52 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (15.97%) Change Management
4 42 (15.97%) Project Management
5 40 (15.21%) Configuration Management
6 27 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (7.98%) Service Management
8 21 (7.98%) PRINCE2
8 21 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (6.84%) Service Delivery
10 17 (6.46%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.46%) Waterfall
11 16 (6.08%) Change Control
12 14 (5.32%) SDLC
12 14 (5.32%) Scrum
12 14 (5.32%) Migration
13 11 (4.18%) Problem Management
13 11 (4.18%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.03%) Java
2 18 (6.84%) SQL
3 17 (6.46%) PowerShell
4 16 (6.08%) Python
5 14 (5.32%) C#
5 14 (5.32%) Perl
6 13 (4.94%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.28%) C
8 5 (1.90%) Scala
9 4 (1.52%) C++
10 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.76%) Ruby
11 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (12.17%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.37%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.22%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.28%) ISEB
5 5 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.52%) Degree
6 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.52%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) APMP
9 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.22%) QA
2 7 (2.66%) SLA
3 3 (1.14%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (0.76%) RACF
2 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.80%) Puppet
2 5 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.52%) Ansible
3 4 (1.52%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.76%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 34 (12.93%) Oracle
2 19 (7.22%) SAP
3 18 (6.84%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.56%) VMware
5 8 (3.04%) IBM
6 7 (2.66%) Perforce
7 6 (2.28%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.52%) ATG
8 4 (1.52%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.52%) webMethods
8 4 (1.52%) Cognos
8 4 (1.52%) Sybase
9 3 (1.14%) HP
9 3 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.76%) OpenText
10 2 (0.76%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.76%) Siebel
10 2 (0.76%) Tableau
10 2 (0.76%) DataFlux
11 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
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