The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
UK / England
Rank 464 470 425
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 103 134 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 96 78
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
38645 44135 43796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.90% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25340 28509 27973
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1619 1749
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Release Manager in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 62 £500 +2.56% 4
South East +5 15 £469 +17.18% 1
North West +33 11 £481 +14.58% 1
West Midlands +1 5 £370 +13.84%
South West +4 4 £425 +9.67% 1
East of England +1 3 £413 +3.12%
Yorkshire +16 2 £390 -17.94% 5
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 109 (52.91%) Release Management
2 78 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (18.45%) ITIL
4 36 (17.48%) Finance
5 34 (16.50%) Project Management
6 33 (16.02%) Configuration Management
6 33 (16.02%) Security Cleared
7 31 (15.05%) SC Cleared
7 31 (15.05%) DevOps
8 30 (14.56%) Change Management
9 27 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (13.11%) Scrum
9 27 (13.11%) SDLC
10 25 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (10.68%) QA
11 22 (10.68%) SQL
12 21 (10.19%) Java
12 21 (10.19%) JIRA
12 21 (10.19%) Git (software)
13 20 (9.71%) Service Delivery
13 20 (9.71%) Jenkins
14 19 (9.22%) SQL Server
14 19 (9.22%) Microsoft
15 18 (8.74%) SAP
15 18 (8.74%) Banking
16 17 (8.25%) Windows
17 16 (7.77%) Linux
18 15 (7.28%) .NET
18 15 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
19 14 (6.80%) Oracle

Release Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.31%) Confluence
2 4 (1.94%) IIS
3 2 (0.97%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.34%) GitHub
3 4 (1.94%) Office 365
4 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.46%) IaaS
5 2 (0.97%) PaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.43%) LAN
1 5 (2.43%) WAN
2 1 (0.49%) DSL
2 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.43%) Big Data
3 5 (2.43%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.43%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.97%) ActiveReports
4 2 (0.97%) DB2
4 2 (0.97%) MarkLogic
4 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.49%) BODI
5 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.49%) MySQL
5 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (10.19%) Git (software)
1 21 (10.19%) JIRA
2 20 (9.71%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.88%) MSBuild
4 8 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (2.91%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.43%) Subversion
7 4 (1.94%) Hudson
7 4 (1.94%) Maven
8 3 (1.46%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (1.46%) PVCS
9 2 (0.97%) Ant
9 2 (0.97%) Gradle
9 2 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.49%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.49%) MSTest
10 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (17.48%) Finance
2 18 (8.74%) Banking
3 7 (3.40%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.43%) Retail
5 4 (1.94%) Games
5 4 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.28%) .NET
2 5 (2.43%) Velocity
3 4 (1.94%) Web Services
4 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.46%) Middleware
4 3 (1.46%) XML
5 2 (0.97%) J2SE
5 2 (0.97%) SOAP
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.49%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.49%) Node.js
6 1 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.85%) Virtual Team
2 8 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.43%) CMDB
3 5 (2.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.43%) Mainframe
3 5 (2.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.46%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.46%) Reinsurance
6 2 (0.97%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.49%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.49%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.49%) Online Games
7 1 (0.49%) Social Media
7 1 (0.49%) User Experience
7 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.25%) Windows
2 16 (7.77%) Linux
3 11 (5.34%) Unix
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (52.91%) Release Management
2 78 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (18.45%) ITIL
4 34 (16.50%) Project Management
5 33 (16.02%) Configuration Management
6 31 (15.05%) DevOps
7 30 (14.56%) Change Management
8 27 (13.11%) Scrum
8 27 (13.11%) SDLC
8 27 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (9.71%) Service Delivery
11 15 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (6.80%) ERP
12 14 (6.80%) Service Management
12 14 (6.80%) Waterfall
13 13 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (6.31%) Software Delivery
14 12 (5.83%) PRINCE2
15 11 (5.34%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.68%) SQL
2 21 (10.19%) Java
3 12 (5.83%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.37%) Python
4 9 (4.37%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.43%) Perl
6 4 (1.94%) C#
7 3 (1.46%) Ruby
8 2 (0.97%) ABAP
8 2 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.49%) C++
9 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (16.02%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.05%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.83%) Degree
4 10 (4.85%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.40%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.46%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PMP
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.68%) QA
2 7 (3.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (4.37%) Puppet
2 4 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.94%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.97%) Ansible
4 1 (0.49%) Control-M
4 1 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (9.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.74%) SAP
3 14 (6.80%) Oracle
4 4 (1.94%) Hortonworks
4 4 (1.94%) IFS
4 4 (1.94%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.46%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.46%) Netezza
6 2 (0.97%) ATG
6 2 (0.97%) Fujitsu
6 2 (0.97%) HP
6 2 (0.97%) Intel
6 2 (0.97%) Intel Security
6 2 (0.97%) Sybase
7 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.49%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.49%) Facebook
7 1 (0.49%) Percona
7 1 (0.49%) Sonatype
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