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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 396 406 428
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 163 133 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 87 59
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £417
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -2.76%
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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 January 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 January 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 -4 60 £470 -6.00% 7
South East +22 55 £441 +0.85% 6
North West 0 16 £450 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -7 11 £411 +17.50% 2
East of England +2 10 £400 -11.11% 4
West Midlands 0 3 £475 +22.58%
South West -24 2 £400 +26.98% 2
East Midlands +11 1 - -
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Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 159 (55.99%) Release Management
2 78 (27.46%) ITIL
3 62 (21.83%) Finance
4 60 (21.13%) Project Management
4 60 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (20.77%) Windows
6 47 (16.55%) Change Management
7 45 (15.85%) Configuration Management
8 39 (13.73%) Banking
9 36 (12.68%) UNIX
10 35 (12.32%) Oracle
11 33 (11.62%) Microsoft
12 32 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (10.56%) PRINCE2
14 28 (9.86%) Linux
15 26 (9.15%) .NET
16 25 (8.80%) SQL Server
16 25 (8.80%) Security Cleared
17 24 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (8.10%) Jenkins
18 23 (8.10%) Service Management
18 23 (8.10%) SAP
18 23 (8.10%) ITIL Certification
19 21 (7.39%) TeamCity
19 21 (7.39%) SC Cleared
19 21 (7.39%) Java
19 21 (7.39%) Migration
19 21 (7.39%) Telecoms
20 20 (7.04%) QA
20 20 (7.04%) Subversion

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.87%) Apache
2 6 (2.11%) IIS
2 6 (2.11%) JBoss
3 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.06%) CMS
4 2 (0.70%) Confluence
4 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.63%) MS Office
3 8 (2.82%) MS Project
4 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.52%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.06%) SAP SRM
2 3 (1.06%) Siebel Analytics
2 3 (1.06%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.70%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.46%) SaaS
2 3 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.06%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.93%) Oracle BI EE
3 11 (3.87%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.52%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.70%) DB2
7 1 (0.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.35%) MS Access
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (8.10%) Jenkins
2 21 (7.39%) TeamCity
3 20 (7.04%) Subversion
4 17 (5.99%) Maven
5 11 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (3.87%) Hudson
6 10 (3.52%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (2.82%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (2.46%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.46%) JIRA
9 6 (2.11%) Ant
10 5 (1.76%) JMeter
10 5 (1.76%) JProfiler
10 5 (1.76%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.76%) VisualVM
10 5 (1.76%) Gradle
11 3 (1.06%) Selenium
12 2 (0.70%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.70%) Build Forge
General
1 62 (21.83%) Finance
2 39 (13.73%) Banking
3 21 (7.39%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.99%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.93%) Retail
6 7 (2.46%) Billing
7 3 (1.06%) Publishing
7 3 (1.06%) Front Office
8 2 (0.70%) Marketing
8 2 (0.70%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.15%) .NET
2 13 (4.58%) Web Services
3 10 (3.52%) Middleware
4 8 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (2.11%) Spring
5 6 (2.11%) CSS
6 4 (1.41%) XML
7 3 (1.06%) XSLT
7 3 (1.06%) WSDL
7 3 (1.06%) WCF
8 1 (0.35%) LAMP
8 1 (0.35%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.11%) PMI
5 4 (1.41%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.70%) CMDB
6 2 (0.70%) Derivative
6 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.35%) Equities
7 1 (0.35%) STB
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.35%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.35%) DTCC
7 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.35%) User Experience
7 1 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 59 (20.77%) Windows
2 36 (12.68%) UNIX
3 28 (9.86%) Linux
4 24 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.76%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) Android
9 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (55.99%) Release Management
2 78 (27.46%) ITIL
3 60 (21.13%) Project Management
3 60 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (16.55%) Change Management
5 45 (15.85%) Configuration Management
6 32 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (10.56%) PRINCE2
8 23 (8.10%) Service Management
9 21 (7.39%) Migration
10 19 (6.69%) ITIL V3
11 16 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (5.63%) ERP
12 15 (5.28%) Scrum
12 15 (5.28%) Service Delivery
12 15 (5.28%) Project Planning
13 14 (4.93%) Validation
14 13 (4.58%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (4.58%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.39%) Java
2 16 (5.63%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.93%) C#
3 14 (4.93%) SQL
4 12 (4.23%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.82%) Perl
6 5 (1.76%) Groovy
7 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.35%) PHP
9 1 (0.35%) VB
9 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (8.80%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.10%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (7.39%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.41%) Degree
7 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.70%) ISEB
9 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.04%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) SLA
3 3 (1.06%) HL7
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (4.58%) Control-M
1 13 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.46%) Ansible
3 3 (1.06%) Puppet
4 2 (0.70%) Salt
4 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.35%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 35 (12.32%) Oracle
2 33 (11.62%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.10%) SAP
4 18 (6.34%) Perforce
5 12 (4.23%) VMware
6 9 (3.17%) IBM
6 9 (3.17%) Adobe
7 8 (2.82%) HP
8 7 (2.46%) hybris
9 5 (1.76%) Siebel
9 5 (1.76%) Open Text
9 5 (1.76%) Remedy
9 5 (1.76%) Splunk
10 4 (1.41%) Fiserv
10 4 (1.41%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.06%) DataFlux
12 2 (0.70%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.70%) Ab Initio
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