The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Release Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Analyst
Rank 433 423 429
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Release Analyst 7 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.048% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.050% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 8
Median daily rate £360 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £425 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £322 £274
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +17.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Release Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 21911 23265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 94.98% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15443 15462 16112
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 348 444
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Release Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Release Analyst in the job title.

Release Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Release Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Analyst across the London region.

Release Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Release Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Release Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Release Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Analyst across the London region.

Release Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Release Analyst 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 London region featuring Release Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Release Management
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) IIS
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Law
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Hudson
5 2 (15.38%) RedGate
5 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Hudson
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) FishEye
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Law
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) Release Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (15.38%) Practice Management
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) RedGate
3 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow