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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
UK / England
Rank 500 458 444
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 80 140 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 102 76
Median daily rate £469 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £345 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39818 44786 44510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.68% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26184 29231 27803
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £589 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1392 1510 1751
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -35 35 £475 - 3
South East +21 22 £463 +2.77%
North West +36 13 £500 +48.14% 1
Yorkshire +16 3 £430 -9.57% 1
South West -12 3 £438 +12.90% 2
East of England -11 2 £413 -5.71% 1
West Midlands +1 1 - -
Release Manager
UK

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 126 (58.60%) Release Management
2 77 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (18.60%) ITIL
4 35 (16.28%) Finance
5 32 (14.88%) Security Cleared
6 31 (14.42%) Change Management
6 31 (14.42%) Project Management
7 30 (13.95%) Configuration Management
8 29 (13.49%) SC Cleared
8 29 (13.49%) DevOps
9 28 (13.02%) SQL
10 26 (12.09%) Scrum
11 25 (11.63%) Banking
11 25 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (11.63%) JIRA
12 24 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (10.23%) Java
13 22 (10.23%) SDLC
14 21 (9.77%) QA
15 20 (9.30%) Git (software)
15 20 (9.30%) Jenkins
15 20 (9.30%) Microsoft
16 19 (8.84%) SQL Server
17 18 (8.37%) .NET
17 18 (8.37%) SAP
18 17 (7.91%) Oracle
19 16 (7.44%) Service Delivery
19 16 (7.44%) Confluence
19 16 (7.44%) PowerShell
20 15 (6.98%) Service Management

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 16 (7.44%) Confluence
2 5 (2.33%) IIS
3 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.93%) CMS
4 2 (0.93%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.93%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.51%) GitHub
2 10 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.40%) IaaS
5 2 (0.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.33%) LAN
1 5 (2.33%) WAN
2 2 (0.93%) DSL
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.79%) RDBMS
2 6 (2.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.33%) Big Data
3 5 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.40%) DB2
5 2 (0.93%) MarkLogic
5 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.47%) BODI
6 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (11.63%) JIRA
2 20 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.72%) MSBuild
4 8 (3.72%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (3.26%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.86%) Hudson
6 4 (1.86%) Maven
6 4 (1.86%) Subversion
6 4 (1.86%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.40%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (1.40%) PVCS
8 2 (0.93%) Ant
8 2 (0.93%) Gradle
8 2 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.47%) NUnit
9 1 (0.47%) PowerBuilder
General
1 35 (16.28%) Finance
2 25 (11.63%) Banking
3 8 (3.72%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.33%) Retail
5 4 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.40%) Front Office
6 3 (1.40%) Games
7 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.37%) .NET
2 6 (2.79%) Web Services
3 5 (2.33%) Velocity
4 3 (1.40%) J2SE
5 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.93%) Middleware
5 2 (0.93%) XML
5 2 (0.93%) XSLT
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.47%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.47%) Node.js
6 1 (0.47%) SOAP
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.12%) Virtual Team
2 9 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.40%) CMDB
5 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.40%) Reinsurance
6 2 (0.93%) Derivative
6 2 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.47%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.47%) Online Games
7 1 (0.47%) PKI
7 1 (0.47%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.98%) Linux
1 15 (6.98%) Windows
2 9 (4.19%) Unix
3 4 (1.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (58.60%) Release Management
2 77 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (18.60%) ITIL
4 31 (14.42%) Change Management
4 31 (14.42%) Project Management
5 30 (13.95%) Configuration Management
6 29 (13.49%) DevOps
7 26 (12.09%) Scrum
8 25 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (10.23%) SDLC
11 16 (7.44%) Service Delivery
12 15 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (6.98%) Service Management
13 13 (6.05%) ERP
14 12 (5.58%) PRINCE2
15 11 (5.12%) Continuous Deployment
16 10 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (4.65%) Waterfall
17 9 (4.19%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.02%) SQL
2 22 (10.23%) Java
3 16 (7.44%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.65%) Python
5 9 (4.19%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.79%) C#
6 6 (2.79%) Perl
7 3 (1.40%) Ruby
8 2 (0.93%) ABAP
8 2 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.47%) C++
9 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (14.88%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.49%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.65%) Degree
4 9 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.72%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.40%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) ISEB
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.47%) PMP
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.77%) QA
2 5 (2.33%) SLA
3 4 (1.86%) PMO
4 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (3.72%) Puppet
2 4 (1.86%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.93%) Ansible
5 1 (0.47%) Control-M
5 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.37%) SAP
3 17 (7.91%) Oracle
4 4 (1.86%) Hortonworks
4 4 (1.86%) IFS
4 4 (1.86%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.40%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.40%) Netezza
5 3 (1.40%) Sybase
5 3 (1.40%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.93%) ATG
6 2 (0.93%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.93%) IBM
6 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.47%) Cadence
7 1 (0.47%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.47%) HP
7 1 (0.47%) Informatica
7 1 (0.47%) Percona
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