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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 473 483 486
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 135 138 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 91 88
Median daily rate £475 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.42% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £34.95 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.95 -
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
43881 48249 49102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.93% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28882 31225 31544
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 £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1888 2056
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 77 £500 - 3
South East +23 17 £469 +34.89% 3
East of England - 15 £486 -
North West -7 10 £470 -4.56% 5
South West +5 8 £450 +9.09% 1
West Midlands -17 6 £425 -10.52%
Yorkshire +18 1 £350 -30.00% 1
East Midlands -17 1 £475 -
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Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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.

1 114 (52.29%) Release Management
2 77 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (19.72%) ITIL
3 43 (19.72%) Finance
4 37 (16.97%) Change Management
5 34 (15.60%) Project Management
6 33 (15.14%) Configuration Management
7 32 (14.68%) DevOps
8 30 (13.76%) Security Cleared
9 29 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (12.84%) SC Cleared
11 27 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (11.93%) Scrum
13 25 (11.47%) SDLC
14 24 (11.01%) SQL
15 23 (10.55%) JIRA
16 22 (10.09%) Git (software)
17 21 (9.63%) SQL Server
17 21 (9.63%) Windows
18 20 (9.17%) Service Delivery
18 20 (9.17%) QA
19 19 (8.72%) Jenkins
20 18 (8.26%) Banking
21 17 (7.80%) SAP
21 17 (7.80%) .NET
21 17 (7.80%) Java
21 17 (7.80%) Microsoft
21 17 (7.80%) Continuous Delivery
22 16 (7.34%) ITIL Certification
22 16 (7.34%) Linux

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 (5.96%) Confluence
2 6 (2.75%) IIS
3 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.92%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.59%) GitHub
1 10 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.83%) Office 365
3 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) LAN
1 5 (2.29%) WAN
2 1 (0.46%) DSL
2 1 (0.46%) Firewall
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) Network Security
2 1 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.29%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.83%) MarkLogic
5 2 (0.92%) ActiveReports
5 2 (0.92%) Big Data
5 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.46%) BODI
6 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.46%) MySQL
6 1 (0.46%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (10.55%) JIRA
2 22 (10.09%) Git (software)
3 19 (8.72%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.59%) MSBuild
5 10 (4.59%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (3.21%) Hudson
8 4 (1.83%) Subversion
8 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.38%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (1.38%) PVCS
10 2 (0.92%) Maven
11 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.46%) Build Forge
11 1 (0.46%) Gradle
11 1 (0.46%) MSTest
11 1 (0.46%) Selenium
11 1 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (19.72%) Finance
2 18 (8.26%) Banking
3 6 (2.75%) Retail
4 4 (1.83%) Games
4 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Law
6 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.80%) .NET
2 5 (2.29%) .NET Framework
2 5 (2.29%) Velocity
3 4 (1.83%) Web Services
3 4 (1.83%) XML
4 2 (0.92%) Middleware
5 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.46%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.46%) Node.js
5 1 (0.46%) SOAP
5 1 (0.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.59%) Virtual Team
2 8 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.21%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.29%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.83%) CMDB
5 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.38%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.38%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.92%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.46%) CESG
8 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.46%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.46%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.46%) Online Games
8 1 (0.46%) PKI
8 1 (0.46%) Social Media
8 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.63%) Windows
2 16 (7.34%) Linux
3 14 (6.42%) Unix
4 4 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.38%) AIX
6 1 (0.46%) Android
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (52.29%) Release Management
2 77 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (19.72%) ITIL
4 37 (16.97%) Change Management
5 34 (15.60%) Project Management
6 33 (15.14%) Configuration Management
7 32 (14.68%) DevOps
8 29 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (11.93%) Scrum
11 25 (11.47%) SDLC
12 20 (9.17%) Service Delivery
13 17 (7.80%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (7.34%) Service Management
15 15 (6.88%) PRINCE2
16 13 (5.96%) Software Delivery
16 13 (5.96%) Waterfall
17 12 (5.50%) ERP
18 11 (5.05%) Continuous Deployment
18 11 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.01%) SQL
2 17 (7.80%) Java
3 14 (6.42%) Shell Script
4 13 (5.96%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.13%) Python
6 6 (2.75%) C#
6 6 (2.75%) Perl
7 5 (2.29%) Ruby
8 2 (0.92%) ABAP
8 2 (0.92%) C
8 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.46%) C++
9 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (13.76%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.84%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.34%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (5.96%) Degree
5 5 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.29%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.38%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.92%) PMP
8 1 (0.46%) CISSP
8 1 (0.46%) CLAS
8 1 (0.46%) ISEB
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.17%) QA
2 7 (3.21%) SLA
3 5 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.92%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (5.96%) Puppet
2 8 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.83%) Ansible
3 4 (1.83%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.46%) Control-M
4 1 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (7.80%) Microsoft
1 17 (7.80%) SAP
2 13 (5.96%) Oracle
3 5 (2.29%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (1.38%) Netezza
4 3 (1.38%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.92%) AppDynamics
5 2 (0.92%) ATG
5 2 (0.92%) Fujitsu
5 2 (0.92%) IFS
5 2 (0.92%) Intel
5 2 (0.92%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.46%) Black Duck
6 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.46%) HP
6 1 (0.46%) IBM
6 1 (0.46%) MKS
6 1 (0.46%) New Relic
6 1 (0.46%) Sonatype
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