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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 437 415 440
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 139 145 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 101 61
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£475 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £303 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £446
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
45333 44161 38662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.46% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27997 26983 22727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1804 1877 2051
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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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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 -5 48 £500 -3.84% 8
South East -12 41 £450 -11.11% 2
North West -13 13 £500 +122.22%
East of England +19 12 £500 +5.26%
Yorkshire -22 7 £365 +8.95%
South West -11 6 £475 +50.79%
West Midlands -10 5 £438 +1.44% 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
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Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 167 (59.64%) Release Management
2 80 (28.57%) ITIL
3 65 (23.21%) Finance
4 63 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 54 (19.29%) Project Management
7 52 (18.57%) Change Management
8 41 (14.64%) UNIX
8 41 (14.64%) Windows
9 40 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 38 (13.57%) Banking
10 38 (13.57%) Oracle
11 35 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 33 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (11.79%) Jenkins
13 29 (10.36%) PRINCE2
13 29 (10.36%) Subversion
14 28 (10.00%) Linux
15 27 (9.64%) Java
16 26 (9.29%) Service Management
17 25 (8.93%) .NET
18 24 (8.57%) Microsoft
19 23 (8.21%) SAP
19 23 (8.21%) Migration
20 22 (7.86%) Maven
20 22 (7.86%) Service Delivery
21 21 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
22 20 (7.14%) E-Commerce
22 20 (7.14%) ITIL V3

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (3.93%) Apache
2 6 (2.14%) JBoss
2 6 (2.14%) Confluence
3 3 (1.07%) IIS
3 3 (1.07%) CMS
4 2 (0.71%) SAS
4 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.71%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.00%) MS Office
3 5 (1.79%) MS Project
3 5 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.07%) SAP SRM
2 3 (1.07%) Siebel Analytics
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.71%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.79%) SaaS
2 3 (1.07%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.07%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) DSL
2 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 13 (4.64%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
6 9 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.43%) DB2
9 2 (0.71%) MS Access
10 1 (0.36%) MySQL
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.36%) Big Data
10 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (11.79%) Jenkins
2 29 (10.36%) Subversion
3 22 (7.86%) Maven
4 19 (6.79%) TeamCity
5 13 (4.64%) JIRA
6 12 (4.29%) Git (software)
7 11 (3.93%) Hudson
8 10 (3.57%) SonarQube
8 10 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.50%) Ant
12 6 (2.14%) Gradle
13 5 (1.79%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.79%) JProfiler
13 5 (1.79%) VisualVM
13 5 (1.79%) JMeter
14 4 (1.43%) Selenium
15 3 (1.07%) Visual Studio
16 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 65 (23.21%) Finance
2 38 (13.57%) Banking
3 18 (6.43%) Retail
4 16 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.50%) Billing
7 5 (1.79%) Marketing
8 4 (1.43%) Legal
9 3 (1.07%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.71%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Front Office
11 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.93%) .NET
2 11 (3.93%) Middleware
3 10 (3.57%) Web Services
4 8 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 6 (2.14%) Spring
6 4 (1.43%) CSS
7 2 (0.71%) HTML
7 2 (0.71%) SOAP
8 1 (0.36%) XML
8 1 (0.36%) JMS
8 1 (0.36%) JSP
8 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.36%) Java EE
8 1 (0.36%) LAMP
8 1 (0.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.14%) PMI
4 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.43%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.07%) CMDB
6 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.36%) User Experience
7 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.36%) STB
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.64%) UNIX
1 41 (14.64%) Windows
2 28 (10.00%) Linux
3 19 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (59.64%) Release Management
2 80 (28.57%) ITIL
3 63 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 54 (19.29%) Project Management
6 52 (18.57%) Change Management
7 33 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (10.36%) PRINCE2
9 26 (9.29%) Service Management
10 23 (8.21%) Migration
11 22 (7.86%) Service Delivery
12 21 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 20 (7.14%) ITIL V3
14 19 (6.79%) Waterfall
15 16 (5.71%) Scrum
16 15 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (5.36%) Software Delivery
17 14 (5.00%) Change Control
18 13 (4.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.64%) Java
2 14 (5.00%) SQL
2 14 (5.00%) C#
3 12 (4.29%) Shell Script
4 11 (3.93%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.57%) Perl
6 6 (2.14%) Python
7 5 (1.79%) Groovy
8 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.36%) PHP
9 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.36%) VB
9 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 35 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.14%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.07%) Degree
6 3 (1.07%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) APMP
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.07%) QA
2 7 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.57%) Ansible
2 7 (2.50%) Control-M
3 5 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.43%) Puppet
4 4 (1.43%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.36%) MOM
6 1 (0.36%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 38 (13.57%) Oracle
2 24 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.21%) SAP
4 18 (6.43%) Perforce
5 17 (6.07%) VMware
6 9 (3.21%) Adobe
7 8 (2.86%) IBM
8 7 (2.50%) hybris
9 5 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.79%) OpenText
9 5 (1.79%) Remedy
9 5 (1.79%) Siebel
10 4 (1.43%) webMethods
10 4 (1.43%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.43%) ATG
11 3 (1.07%) DataFlux
11 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.07%) HP
12 2 (0.71%) SunGard
12 2 (0.71%) Cognos
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