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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 525 495 511
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 99 141 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 101 79
Median daily rate £463 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +10.00%
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
46932 50120 49138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.00% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30956 32529 30550
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1540 1922 1988
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -39 39 £488 +5.40% 3
East of England +25 20 £475 - 2
South East +1 12 £438 +1.15% 1
North West +4 10 £375 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £463 -
South West +9 5 £444 +15.25%
East Midlands -9 5 £475 -
Yorkshire - 3 £500 - 2
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Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 104 (49.06%) Release Management
2 54 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (21.23%) ITIL
4 41 (19.34%) Finance
5 30 (14.15%) Configuration Management
5 30 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (13.68%) Project Management
7 27 (12.74%) Security Cleared
8 25 (11.79%) SC Cleared
8 25 (11.79%) Change Management
8 25 (11.79%) SDLC
8 25 (11.79%) DevOps
9 23 (10.85%) Banking
10 22 (10.38%) Service Management
10 22 (10.38%) Windows
11 20 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (8.96%) Git (software)
12 19 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (8.49%) PRINCE2
14 17 (8.02%) Microsoft
14 17 (8.02%) Jenkins
15 15 (7.08%) E-Commerce
15 15 (7.08%) Shell Script
15 15 (7.08%) SQL
16 14 (6.60%) Oracle
16 14 (6.60%) Scrum
17 13 (6.13%) Retail
17 13 (6.13%) Unix
17 13 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (6.13%) JIRA

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 6 (2.83%) Confluence
2 3 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.42%) IIS
3 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.36%) MS Office
3 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.30%) Office 365
3 4 (1.89%) GitHub
3 4 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.36%) LAN
1 5 (2.36%) WAN
2 1 (0.47%) DNS
2 1 (0.47%) DSL
2 1 (0.47%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) Network Security
2 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.83%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.89%) MarkLogic
3 4 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.94%) ActiveReports
6 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.47%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.02%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.13%) JIRA
3 13 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.25%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.83%) MSBuild
6 4 (1.89%) Hudson
6 4 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.42%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (1.42%) Maven
7 3 (1.42%) PVCS
8 2 (0.94%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.94%) Gradle
8 2 (0.94%) Subversion
8 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.47%) Build Forge
9 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.47%) MSTest
9 1 (0.47%) Selenium
9 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (19.34%) Finance
2 23 (10.85%) Banking
3 13 (6.13%) Retail
4 6 (2.83%) Law
5 5 (2.36%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.66%) .NET
2 5 (2.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.89%) J2EE
3 4 (1.89%) XML
4 2 (0.94%) Middleware
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.47%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.47%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.47%) RESTful
5 1 (0.47%) SOAP
5 1 (0.47%) Web Services
5 1 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.72%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.42%) CMDB
4 3 (1.42%) Data Conversion
4 3 (1.42%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.42%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.94%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.47%) CESG
6 1 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.47%) NHS
6 1 (0.47%) PKI
6 1 (0.47%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.38%) Windows
2 13 (6.13%) Unix
3 10 (4.72%) Linux
4 6 (2.83%) AIX
5 3 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.94%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) VMS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (49.06%) Release Management
2 54 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (21.23%) ITIL
4 30 (14.15%) Configuration Management
4 30 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (13.68%) Project Management
6 25 (11.79%) Change Management
6 25 (11.79%) DevOps
6 25 (11.79%) SDLC
7 22 (10.38%) Service Management
8 20 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (8.49%) PRINCE2
10 15 (7.08%) E-Commerce
11 14 (6.60%) Scrum
12 12 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (5.19%) ITIL V3
14 10 (4.72%) Critical Success Factor
15 8 (3.77%) Project Planning
15 8 (3.77%) Validation
15 8 (3.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.08%) Shell Script
1 15 (7.08%) SQL
2 10 (4.72%) C#
2 10 (4.72%) Java
2 10 (4.72%) Perl
3 7 (3.30%) Python
4 6 (2.83%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.89%) Ruby
6 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.47%) C
7 1 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (12.74%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.79%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.30%) Degree
5 4 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.89%) PMP
5 4 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.42%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CISSP
8 1 (0.47%) CLAS
8 1 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.77%) QA
2 7 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.42%) SLA
4 2 (0.94%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Firmware
2 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.19%) Puppet
2 6 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.89%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.94%) Ansible
4 2 (0.94%) SCCM
5 1 (0.47%) Control-M
5 1 (0.47%) Kibana
5 1 (0.47%) logstash
5 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.60%) Oracle
3 7 (3.30%) SAP
4 5 (2.36%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.89%) HP
5 4 (1.89%) Perforce
6 3 (1.42%) Netezza
6 3 (1.42%) Remedy
7 2 (0.94%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.94%) BMC
7 2 (0.94%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.94%) Intel
7 2 (0.94%) Intel Security
7 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.47%) IBM
8 1 (0.47%) MKS
8 1 (0.47%) New Relic
8 1 (0.47%) Niku
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.47%) Sybase
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