The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 170 223 208
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -15
Contract jobs citing Release Management 318 246 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.40% 1.04% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.26% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 156 192
Median daily rate £475 £453 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £19.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+66.15% -36.06%
Release Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19477 19478 19794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.37% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13973 13893 13777
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 217 237
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Release Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Release Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Release Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Management across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Release Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Release Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Release Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Release Management
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +20 34 £505 +13.62% 9
Bromley +6 8 £550 +10.00%
Canary Wharf +5 5 £375 -11.22%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £435 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Brentford +1 1 - -
Uxbridge -3 1 £600 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Croydon - 1 £438 - 1
Romford - 1 - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 197 (28.59%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (24.96%) Linux
3 163 (23.66%) Java
4 152 (22.06%) DevOps
5 151 (21.92%) SQL
5 151 (21.92%) Finance
6 138 (20.03%) Oracle
7 124 (18.00%) ITIL
8 114 (16.55%) Unix
8 114 (16.55%) Windows
9 99 (14.37%) Banking
10 95 (13.79%) Configuration Management
11 94 (13.64%) Change Management
12 92 (13.35%) Project Management
12 92 (13.35%) Microsoft
12 92 (13.35%) Puppet
13 87 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
14 85 (12.34%) Python
15 79 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
16 77 (11.18%) Scrum
16 77 (11.18%) Git (software)
17 74 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
18 73 (10.60%) Jenkins
18 73 (10.60%) SDLC
19 70 (10.16%) Opscode Chef
19 70 (10.16%) Web Services
19 70 (10.16%) Service Delivery
20 67 (9.72%) PowerShell
21 66 (9.58%) Migration
22 65 (9.43%) SQL Server

Release Management
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 36 (5.22%) Apache
2 33 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 32 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 31 (4.50%) Confluence
5 24 (3.48%) IIS
6 19 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (2.32%) Apache Spark
8 15 (2.18%) MS Exchange
8 15 (2.18%) OpenStack
9 13 (1.89%) Skype for Business
10 12 (1.74%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.31%) CMS
11 9 (1.31%) Jetty
12 8 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
15 5 (0.73%) JBoss
15 5 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.76%) MS Project
3 16 (2.32%) MS Office
4 13 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.44%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.29%) Documaker
7 2 (0.29%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.48%) Office 365
4 23 (3.34%) GitHub
5 20 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.90%) SaaS
6 16 (2.32%) OneDrive
6 16 (2.32%) Yammer
7 15 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (1.74%) IaaS
9 5 (0.73%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.58%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.58%) Route 53
11 3 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.44%) Lucidchart
12 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.05%) HTTP
2 16 (2.32%) Skype
3 14 (2.03%) Firewall
4 11 (1.60%) DNS
4 11 (1.60%) VoIP
5 10 (1.45%) FTP
6 9 (1.31%) Internet
6 9 (1.31%) LDAP
7 7 (1.02%) SAN
8 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.58%) AMQP
10 3 (0.44%) H.323
10 3 (0.44%) ISDN
10 3 (0.44%) SSL
10 3 (0.44%) Telepresence
11 2 (0.29%) DHCP
11 2 (0.29%) LAN
11 2 (0.29%) NAS
11 2 (0.29%) WAN
12 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 57 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (6.97%) MongoDB
4 35 (5.08%) OLTP
4 35 (5.08%) Oracle Database
5 32 (4.64%) Relational Database
6 27 (3.92%) MySQL
7 26 (3.77%) RDBMS
8 20 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (2.61%) Hadoop
10 15 (2.18%) Big Data
10 15 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.74%) HBase
13 11 (1.60%) Apache Hive
14 10 (1.45%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
16 7 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
17 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 73 (10.60%) Jenkins
3 64 (9.29%) JIRA
4 36 (5.22%) TeamCity
5 32 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (4.06%) Maven
7 26 (3.77%) Subversion
8 23 (3.34%) Ant
9 20 (2.90%) Hudson
10 15 (2.18%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.16%) NUnit
12 7 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.87%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.87%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.87%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.73%) Flexmojos
14 5 (0.73%) Gradle
14 5 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (0.58%) Artifactory
General
1 151 (21.92%) Finance
2 99 (14.37%) Banking
3 40 (5.81%) Investment Banking
4 29 (4.21%) Retail
5 18 (2.61%) Back Office
6 16 (2.32%) Front Office
7 11 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.45%) Publishing
9 9 (1.31%) Marketing
10 8 (1.16%) Billing
10 8 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.73%) Advertising
12 4 (0.58%) French Language
12 4 (0.58%) Legal
13 3 (0.44%) Games
13 3 (0.44%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.44%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 142 (20.61%) Developer
2 92 (13.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 64 (9.29%) Analyst
4 48 (6.97%) Project Manager
5 45 (6.53%) Release Manager
6 42 (6.10%) C++ Developer
7 37 (5.37%) Architect
8 36 (5.22%) Consultant
9 35 (5.08%) Java Developer
10 32 (4.64%) Oracle Developer
11 31 (4.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 28 (4.06%) Linux Developer
12 28 (4.06%) Unix Developer
13 26 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
14 23 (3.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 23 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
15 21 (3.05%) Lead DevOps
16 20 (2.90%) Environment Manager
17 18 (2.61%) C++/Java Developer
17 18 (2.61%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (10.16%) Web Services
2 65 (9.43%) .NET
3 51 (7.40%) Middleware
4 42 (6.10%) STL
5 35 (5.08%) XML
6 33 (4.79%) J2EE
7 29 (4.21%) RESTful
8 21 (3.05%) HTML
9 20 (2.90%) CSS
10 19 (2.76%) EJB
10 19 (2.76%) JMS
10 19 (2.76%) JSON
11 16 (2.32%) ELK Stack
11 16 (2.32%) XSLT
12 15 (2.18%) AngularJS
12 15 (2.18%) ASP.NET
12 15 (2.18%) jQuery
12 15 (2.18%) REST
13 13 (1.89%) SOAP
14 12 (1.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.22%) Mobile App
2 29 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.06%) Data Centre
3 28 (4.06%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (3.19%) Virtual Team
6 15 (2.18%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.03%) Reference Data
8 13 (1.89%) Derivative
9 12 (1.74%) Equities
9 12 (1.74%) Tandem
10 10 (1.45%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.45%) Video on Demand
11 9 (1.31%) iSeries
12 8 (1.16%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.02%) Data Extraction
13 7 (1.02%) DataPower
13 7 (1.02%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 172 (24.96%) Linux
2 114 (16.55%) Unix
2 114 (16.55%) Windows
3 35 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.05%) CentOS
5 15 (2.18%) AIX
6 14 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.89%) Android
7 13 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
8 12 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.02%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X Server
13 4 (0.58%) Solaris
13 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.44%) Debian
14 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (28.59%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (22.06%) DevOps
3 124 (18.00%) ITIL
4 95 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 94 (13.64%) Change Management
6 92 (13.35%) Project Management
7 87 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 77 (11.18%) Scrum
10 73 (10.60%) SDLC
11 70 (10.16%) Service Delivery
12 66 (9.58%) Migration
13 53 (7.69%) OO
14 51 (7.40%) SOA
15 49 (7.11%) Incident Management
16 47 (6.82%) Service Management
17 46 (6.68%) TDD
18 43 (6.24%) Software Engineering
18 43 (6.24%) User Acceptance Testing
19 37 (5.37%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 163 (23.66%) Java
2 151 (21.92%) SQL
3 85 (12.34%) Python
4 67 (9.72%) PowerShell
5 62 (9.00%) Perl
6 59 (8.56%) C++
7 46 (6.68%) Ruby
8 45 (6.53%) C#
9 41 (5.95%) JavaScript
10 34 (4.93%) Bash Shell
11 20 (2.90%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.76%) Scala
13 16 (2.32%) VBScript
14 15 (2.18%) PHP
15 14 (2.03%) C
16 12 (1.74%) VB.NET
17 10 (1.45%) SPARQL
17 10 (1.45%) VB
18 9 (1.31%) PL/SQL
19 7 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (8.71%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.92%) Degree
4 15 (2.18%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.02%) PMP
7 4 (0.58%) ISEB
7 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.44%) MCITP
8 3 (0.44%) PgMP
9 2 (0.29%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.29%) CAPM
9 2 (0.29%) MCSA
9 2 (0.29%) MCSE
9 2 (0.29%) MCTS
9 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.64%) QA
2 27 (3.92%) SLA
3 5 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.58%) COBIT
4 4 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.44%) WCAG
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 50 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 41 (5.95%) Docker
3 18 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.02%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.87%) XenApp
7 5 (0.73%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.58%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.44%) Squid
9 3 (0.44%) vSphere
10 2 (0.29%) GridGain
10 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.15%) iptables
11 1 (0.15%) NFS
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 92 (13.35%) Puppet
2 70 (10.16%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (6.10%) Ansible
4 28 (4.06%) Kubernetes
5 24 (3.48%) SCCM
6 17 (2.47%) logstash
7 16 (2.32%) Kibana
8 15 (2.18%) Control-M
9 13 (1.89%) Salt
10 9 (1.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (1.02%) Casper Suite
11 7 (1.02%) Mesos
12 6 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.87%) SCOM
13 5 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.58%) Pingdom
15 3 (0.44%) Graphite
15 3 (0.44%) Terraform
15 3 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 138 (20.03%) Oracle
2 92 (13.35%) Microsoft
3 40 (5.81%) Red Hat
4 33 (4.79%) IBM
5 24 (3.48%) Atlassian
6 23 (3.34%) SAP
7 22 (3.19%) Citrix
8 21 (3.05%) ServiceNow
8 21 (3.05%) VMware
9 19 (2.76%) Google
10 15 (2.18%) webMethods
11 12 (1.74%) Sitecore
12 11 (1.60%) Remedy
13 10 (1.45%) Bloomberg
13 10 (1.45%) Symantec
14 8 (1.16%) HP
14 8 (1.16%) Splunk
15 7 (1.02%) Apple
15 7 (1.02%) ATG
15 7 (1.02%) Mercator
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