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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 488 515 484
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 126 109 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 66 73
Median daily rate £450 £464 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% +6.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £353 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
46763 48174 46107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.70% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30926 30296 28951
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1336 1918 1967
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 May 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 May 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 +24 59 £507 -3.38% 9
South East -2 23 £413 -8.33% 2
East of England +13 12 £600 +14.28% 2
East Midlands - 11 £450 -
South West -4 8 £388 -16.75% 1
Yorkshire +11 4 £381 +3.04% 1
North West -5 3 £500 +17.64% 3
West Midlands -11 3 £450 +9.09%
North East -45 1 £295 +22.99% 1
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Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 165 (60.66%) Release Management
2 68 (25.00%) ITIL
3 62 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (20.59%) Finance
5 46 (16.91%) Project Management
5 46 (16.91%) Change Management
6 40 (14.71%) Banking
7 39 (14.34%) Configuration Management
8 36 (13.24%) JIRA
9 28 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (9.93%) Java
11 26 (9.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (8.09%) HTML
12 22 (8.09%) Telecoms
13 21 (7.72%) Oracle
13 21 (7.72%) PRINCE2
13 21 (7.72%) E-Commerce
13 21 (7.72%) Microsoft
14 20 (7.35%) .NET
14 20 (7.35%) Retail
14 20 (7.35%) Security Cleared
14 20 (7.35%) Puppet
15 19 (6.99%) DevOps
16 18 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (6.62%) SDLC
16 18 (6.62%) SC Cleared
16 18 (6.62%) Windows
17 17 (6.25%) Scrum
17 17 (6.25%) Web Development
18 16 (5.88%) QA

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 4 (1.47%) Confluence
1 4 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.74%) Apache
3 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.74%) SAS
3 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (4.41%) MS Office
2 11 (4.04%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.37%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.10%) IaaS
2 3 (1.10%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) Google Play
3 1 (0.37%) iTunes
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.10%) Firewall
1 3 (1.10%) SAN
2 2 (0.74%) DNS
2 2 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.74%) MySQL
3 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.74%) QlikView
3 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.37%) GIS
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (13.24%) JIRA
2 15 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (5.51%) TeamCity
3 13 (4.78%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.94%) FishEye
4 8 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.84%) Subversion
5 5 (1.84%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.10%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.10%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.10%) Gradle
7 3 (1.10%) Maven
8 2 (0.74%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.37%) CMake
9 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.37%) MSI
9 1 (0.37%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (20.59%) Finance
2 40 (14.71%) Banking
3 22 (8.09%) Telecoms
4 20 (7.35%) Retail
5 15 (5.51%) Publishing
6 5 (1.84%) Advertising
6 5 (1.84%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.47%) Law
7 4 (1.47%) Local Government
8 3 (1.10%) Front Office
8 3 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.10%) Marketing
9 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.09%) HTML
2 20 (7.35%) .NET
3 16 (5.88%) Web Services
4 15 (5.51%) JMS
4 15 (5.51%) REST
4 15 (5.51%) SOAP
5 12 (4.41%) JSP
6 10 (3.68%) JMX
7 4 (1.47%) ELK Stack
7 4 (1.47%) J2EE
8 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.74%) RESTful
9 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.37%) CSS
9 1 (0.37%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.37%) Velocity
9 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.57%) Smart Meter
3 5 (1.84%) BBC
3 5 (1.84%) IPTV
3 5 (1.84%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (1.84%) Reinsurance
4 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.10%) Statistics
5 3 (1.10%) STB
6 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.74%) Derivative
6 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.74%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.37%) Fintech
7 1 (0.37%) FMCG
7 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.62%) Windows
2 11 (4.04%) Linux
3 4 (1.47%) Unix
4 2 (0.74%) AIX
4 2 (0.74%) CentOS
4 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.74%) Solaris
4 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.37%) VMS
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (60.66%) Release Management
2 68 (25.00%) ITIL
3 62 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (16.91%) Change Management
4 46 (16.91%) Project Management
5 39 (14.34%) Configuration Management
6 28 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (9.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (7.72%) E-Commerce
8 21 (7.72%) PRINCE2
9 19 (6.99%) DevOps
10 18 (6.62%) SDLC
11 17 (6.25%) Scrum
11 17 (6.25%) Web Development
12 16 (5.88%) Content Management
13 15 (5.51%) API Design
14 14 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (5.15%) Service Management
15 13 (4.78%) Integration Testing
15 13 (4.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.93%) Java
2 15 (5.51%) JavaScript
3 12 (4.41%) SQL
4 10 (3.68%) C#
5 9 (3.31%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.10%) ABAP
7 3 (1.10%) C++
7 3 (1.10%) Perl
8 2 (0.74%) C
8 2 (0.74%) Python
8 2 (0.74%) Ruby
8 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.62%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.51%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (2.94%) Degree
6 4 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.37%) Firmware
3 1 (0.37%) vCloud
3 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (7.35%) Puppet
2 18 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.68%) Capistrano
3 10 (3.68%) Nagios
4 2 (0.74%) Kibana
4 2 (0.74%) logstash
4 2 (0.74%) SCCM
5 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 21 (7.72%) Microsoft
1 21 (7.72%) Oracle
2 13 (4.78%) Rally
3 12 (4.41%) Atlassian
4 8 (2.94%) AppDynamics
4 8 (2.94%) New Relic
4 8 (2.94%) Splunk
5 7 (2.57%) SAP
6 5 (1.84%) BT
7 4 (1.47%) HP
7 4 (1.47%) Pega
7 4 (1.47%) Perforce
7 4 (1.47%) Remedy
8 3 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.10%) IBM
9 2 (0.74%) BMC
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.74%) VMware
10 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
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