The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Analyst
Rank 390 387 353
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Release Analyst 8 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.018% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.020% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 18
Average daily rate
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£413 £365 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £278 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-16.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
19641 20305 18742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 92.89% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13747 13733 12765
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 389 436
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -2.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.35 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Release Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 4 March 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
City of London - 4 £400 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Release Analyst
England

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Release Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Release Management
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Retail
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) IIS
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) Remedy
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Subversion
7 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.76%) Legal
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.88%) Programme Management

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Release Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.88%) SAS
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Release Management
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) webMethods
3 1 (5.88%) Business Objects