The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 471 469 385
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -84
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 112 96 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 59 113
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£450 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
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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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 59 £450 -14.28% 7
South East +5 29 £450 - 2
North West -8 7 £315 -40.00% 1
East of England -20 6 £385 - 3
South West -38 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
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Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Release Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Release Manager in their job title.

1 110 (51.40%) Release Management
2 42 (19.63%) ITIL
3 36 (16.82%) Project Management
4 30 (14.02%) Finance
5 28 (13.08%) Change Management
6 25 (11.68%) Windows
6 25 (11.68%) Banking
7 24 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (11.21%) Microsoft
8 23 (10.75%) Configuration Management
8 23 (10.75%) SAP
9 22 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (9.35%) Java
11 19 (8.88%) .NET
11 19 (8.88%) Oracle
12 18 (8.41%) TeamCity
12 18 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (7.94%) Web Services
14 16 (7.48%) Visual Studio
15 15 (7.01%) SQL Server
15 15 (7.01%) Service Management
15 15 (7.01%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (7.01%) Scrum
16 14 (6.54%) Git (software)
17 13 (6.07%) Change Control
17 13 (6.07%) Incident Management
17 13 (6.07%) SQL
17 13 (6.07%) IIS
18 12 (5.61%) PRINCE2
18 12 (5.61%) QA

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Release Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.07%) IIS
2 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.87%) Apache
4 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.40%) SAS
4 3 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.93%) Confluence
5 2 (0.93%) Documentum
6 1 (0.47%) CICS
6 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.14%) MS Office
2 6 (2.80%) MS Project
3 5 (2.34%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) SAP CRM
1 3 (1.40%) assyst
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.47%) Summit
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.87%) SaaS
2 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) DNS
1 2 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.47%) Wireless
2 1 (0.47%) VDSL
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) ADSL
2 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.27%) DataStage
4 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.93%) MarkLogic
5 2 (0.93%) MySQL
5 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.47%) DB2
6 1 (0.47%) MS Access
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (8.41%) TeamCity
1 18 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (7.48%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.54%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.61%) Subversion
5 7 (3.27%) Ant
5 7 (3.27%) Artifactory
5 7 (3.27%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.80%) Maven
6 6 (2.80%) JIRA
7 5 (2.34%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.87%) Hudson
9 3 (1.40%) Selenium
10 2 (0.93%) JUnit
10 2 (0.93%) MSI
10 2 (0.93%) TestNG
11 1 (0.47%) NUnit
11 1 (0.47%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.47%) PVCS
General
1 30 (14.02%) Finance
2 25 (11.68%) Banking
3 10 (4.67%) Retail
3 10 (4.67%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.34%) Front Office
5 5 (2.34%) Publishing
6 3 (1.40%) Law
6 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.88%) .NET
2 17 (7.94%) Web Services
3 10 (4.67%) HTML
4 9 (4.21%) SOAP
4 9 (4.21%) REST
5 8 (3.74%) XML
6 7 (3.27%) JSP
7 6 (2.80%) JMS
7 6 (2.80%) WSDL
7 6 (2.80%) WCF
8 5 (2.34%) XSLT
8 5 (2.34%) CSS
9 4 (1.87%) JMX
10 3 (1.40%) LAMP
10 3 (1.40%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.93%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.93%) WebSockets
12 1 (0.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 1 (0.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (1.87%) Derivative
1 4 (1.87%) DTV
1 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.40%) N-Tier
2 3 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (1.40%) Fixed Income
3 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
3 2 (0.93%) Credit Risk
3 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.93%) Biometrics
4 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.47%) FMCG
4 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (0.47%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.47%) Statistics
4 1 (0.47%) STB
4 1 (0.47%) PKI
4 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.68%) Windows
2 9 (4.21%) Linux
3 6 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.40%) UNIX
6 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (51.40%) Release Management
2 42 (19.63%) ITIL
3 36 (16.82%) Project Management
4 28 (13.08%) Change Management
5 24 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (10.75%) Configuration Management
7 22 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (7.01%) Scrum
8 15 (7.01%) Service Management
9 13 (6.07%) Incident Management
9 13 (6.07%) Change Control
10 12 (5.61%) Problem Management
10 12 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (5.61%) PRINCE2
10 12 (5.61%) Migration
11 10 (4.67%) Automation Testing
12 9 (4.21%) ERP
12 9 (4.21%) Web Development
13 8 (3.74%) Content Management
13 8 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.35%) Java
2 13 (6.07%) SQL
3 9 (4.21%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.21%) C#
4 5 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.40%) C
5 3 (1.40%) Perl
6 2 (0.93%) VB
6 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.93%) ABAP
6 2 (0.93%) VBA
6 2 (0.93%) Python
6 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.93%) Scala
6 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (7.01%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (3.27%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.87%) Degree
3 4 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.47%) ISEB
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.47%) PMP
4 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.61%) QA
2 5 (2.34%) HL7
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) XenApp
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.74%) Puppet
1 8 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.87%) Capistrano
3 4 (1.87%) Nagios
4 2 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.47%) Salt
5 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.75%) SAP
3 19 (8.88%) Oracle
4 8 (3.74%) Cognos
5 6 (2.80%) HP
6 5 (2.34%) Splunk
7 4 (1.87%) Citrix
7 4 (1.87%) Remedy
8 3 (1.40%) NetApp
8 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.93%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.93%) Lotus
9 2 (0.93%) Perforce
9 2 (0.93%) EMC
9 2 (0.93%) Siebel
9 2 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.47%) Adobe
10 1 (0.47%) Murex
10 1 (0.47%) Open Text
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