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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 547 491 480
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 81 140 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 91 79
Median daily rate £462 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -
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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
47590 50276 48346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.76% 94.91% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31357 32537 29765
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1463 1904 1944
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.42 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -56 31 £525 +19.31% 4
East of England +22 12 £475 - 1
North West +19 8 £375 -
South East -10 8 £379 -10.35% 2
East Midlands +2 7 - -
Yorkshire - 6 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £462 - 2
South West -4 4 £444 +15.25%
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Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 108 (50.70%) Release Management
2 51 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (23.00%) ITIL
4 45 (21.13%) Finance
5 32 (15.02%) Configuration Management
6 30 (14.08%) Change Management
7 29 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (12.68%) SDLC
9 23 (10.80%) Project Management
10 22 (10.33%) Windows
10 22 (10.33%) E-Commerce
11 20 (9.39%) Security Cleared
12 19 (8.92%) Banking
12 19 (8.92%) Oracle
13 18 (8.45%) SC Cleared
14 17 (7.98%) JIRA
15 16 (7.51%) Microsoft
15 16 (7.51%) Service Management
15 16 (7.51%) DevOps
16 15 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (7.04%) PRINCE2
16 15 (7.04%) Retail
16 15 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (6.57%) Git (software)
17 14 (6.57%) Scrum
18 13 (6.10%) Integration Testing
19 12 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (5.63%) Linux
19 12 (5.63%) .NET
19 12 (5.63%) Shell Script

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 (1.88%) Confluence
2 3 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.41%) IIS
2 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.47%) JBoss
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.82%) Office 365
3 3 (1.41%) IaaS
4 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Google Play
5 1 (0.47%) iTunes
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) DNS
1 2 (0.94%) SSL
2 1 (0.47%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.88%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.94%) ActiveReports
4 2 (0.94%) MarkLogic
4 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.47%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.98%) JIRA
2 14 (6.57%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (5.16%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.69%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.88%) Hudson
6 4 (1.88%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.41%) Gradle
8 2 (0.94%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.94%) Maven
8 2 (0.94%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.94%) Subversion
8 2 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.47%) Build Forge
9 1 (0.47%) CMake
9 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.47%) Selenium
9 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.47%) WiX
General
1 45 (21.13%) Finance
2 19 (8.92%) Banking
3 15 (7.04%) Retail
4 7 (3.29%) Law
5 6 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.41%) Marketing
6 3 (1.41%) Publishing
7 2 (0.94%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) Back Office
7 2 (0.94%) Local Government
7 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.63%) .NET
2 4 (1.88%) .NET Framework
2 4 (1.88%) J2EE
3 2 (0.94%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (0.94%) ELK Stack
3 2 (0.94%) Middleware
3 2 (0.94%) RESTful
3 2 (0.94%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.47%) ServiceStack
4 1 (0.47%) SignalR
4 1 (0.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.41%) Data Conversion
3 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.94%) CMDB
4 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.94%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.47%) BBC
5 1 (0.47%) CESG
5 1 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.47%) Derivative
5 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.47%) IPTV
5 1 (0.47%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.47%) STB
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.33%) Windows
2 12 (5.63%) Linux
3 10 (4.69%) Unix
4 6 (2.82%) AIX
5 3 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.94%) CentOS
6 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.94%) Solaris
6 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) VMS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (50.70%) Release Management
2 51 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (23.00%) ITIL
4 32 (15.02%) Configuration Management
5 30 (14.08%) Change Management
6 29 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (12.68%) SDLC
8 23 (10.80%) Project Management
9 22 (10.33%) E-Commerce
10 16 (7.51%) DevOps
10 16 (7.51%) Service Management
11 15 (7.04%) PRINCE2
11 15 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (6.57%) Scrum
13 13 (6.10%) Integration Testing
14 11 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (4.69%) Critical Success Factor
15 10 (4.69%) ITIL V3
16 9 (4.23%) Migration
16 9 (4.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.63%) Shell Script
2 11 (5.16%) C#
2 11 (5.16%) Java
3 10 (4.69%) SQL
4 7 (3.29%) Perl
5 6 (2.82%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.88%) Python
6 4 (1.88%) Ruby
7 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (4.69%) Degree
5 4 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.41%) PMP
6 3 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) CISSP
8 1 (0.47%) CLAS
8 1 (0.47%) ISEB
8 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.69%) QA
2 7 (3.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) Firmware
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.29%) Puppet
2 5 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.41%) SCCM
4 2 (0.94%) Ansible
4 2 (0.94%) Kibana
4 2 (0.94%) logstash
5 1 (0.47%) Control-M
5 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (8.92%) Oracle
2 16 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.82%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.88%) HP
4 4 (1.88%) IBM
4 4 (1.88%) Perforce
4 4 (1.88%) Remedy
4 4 (1.88%) SAP
5 3 (1.41%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.41%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.94%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.94%) BMC
6 2 (0.94%) Intel
6 2 (0.94%) Intel Security
6 2 (0.94%) Rally
6 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.47%) BT
7 1 (0.47%) MKS
7 1 (0.47%) Niku
7 1 (0.47%) Sybase
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