The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Analyst
Rank 388 366 404
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Release Analyst 5 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.069% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.075% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 14
Average daily rate £288 £360 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.13% +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £327 £394 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.82% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21611 20076 25837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.78% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15036 13591 16634
Average daily rate £425 £448 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 407 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Release Analyst
England

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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
City of London -3 3 £300 -33.33%
Release Analyst
England

Release Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) Release Management
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Banking
4 8 (42.11%) Subversion
4 8 (42.11%) VBScript
5 7 (36.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
7 5 (26.32%) Service Management
7 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) ITSM
8 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) Remedy
9 3 (15.79%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) Linux
9 3 (15.79%) BMC
9 3 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
10 2 (10.53%) IBM
10 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
10 2 (10.53%) Java
10 2 (10.53%) DB2
10 2 (10.53%) Retail

Release Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Subversion
2 7 (36.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Release Management
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) ITSM
5 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) VBScript
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) BMC
3 3 (15.79%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) Ab Initio
4 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) webMethods
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos
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