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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 156 207 197
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -10
Contract jobs citing Release Management 368 253 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.60% 1.13% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.40% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 167 177
Average daily rate £493 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.19 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+98.16% -32.71%
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
19234 18052 18775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.67% 80.77% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13955 12609 13289
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 258 227
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.42 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Management across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +52 57 £525 +7.14% 12
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £450 - 1
Croydon -13 4 £370 +18.40% 2
Canary Wharf +1 3 £456 -13.09%
Wimbledon - 3 £425 - 1
Bromley - 2 £438 - 1
Romford - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £475 -
Uxbridge +5 1 £375 - 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £575 -
Surbiton - 1 - - 4
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management.

1 200 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (27.36%) Linux
3 145 (24.05%) Finance
4 140 (23.22%) Java
5 125 (20.73%) ITIL
6 123 (20.40%) DevOps
7 117 (19.40%) SQL
8 112 (18.57%) Windows
9 106 (17.58%) Change Management
10 105 (17.41%) Oracle
11 103 (17.08%) Configuration Management
12 91 (15.09%) Banking
13 88 (14.59%) Unix
14 84 (13.93%) Project Management
15 82 (13.60%) Puppet
16 81 (13.43%) Python
17 77 (12.77%) Git (software)
17 77 (12.77%) Jenkins
18 75 (12.44%) JIRA
19 73 (12.11%) Microsoft
20 71 (11.77%) SQL Server
21 70 (11.61%) Scrum
21 70 (11.61%) Opscode Chef
22 67 (11.11%) SDLC
23 64 (10.61%) .NET
23 64 (10.61%) JavaScript
24 60 (9.95%) Degree
24 60 (9.95%) Software Engineering
25 59 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
25 59 (9.78%) Web Services

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Release Management also 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 that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (4.15%) Confluence
2 23 (3.81%) Apache
2 23 (3.81%) Tomcat
3 19 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.65%) IIS
5 14 (2.32%) Node.js
6 12 (1.99%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.66%) CMS
8 10 (1.66%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.00%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.83%) SAS
12 5 (0.83%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.50%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.65%) MS Office
3 11 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.00%) Summit
3 5 (0.83%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.83%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.83%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.33%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.33%) Documaker
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.33%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.17%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.17%) Endur
5 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.65%) GitHub
2 22 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.15%) SaaS
4 18 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.99%) Office 365
6 11 (1.82%) IaaS
7 8 (1.33%) Force.com
8 7 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.16%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.66%) Lucidchart
11 3 (0.50%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.50%) Route 53
12 2 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.33%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.82%) DNS
1 11 (1.82%) HTTP
2 10 (1.66%) SAN
3 9 (1.49%) LDAP
4 6 (1.00%) Firewall
5 5 (0.83%) Internet
5 5 (0.83%) NAS
6 4 (0.66%) DHCP
7 3 (0.50%) H.323
7 3 (0.50%) ISDN
7 3 (0.50%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.50%) SSL
7 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.50%) Telepresence
7 3 (0.50%) VoIP
8 2 (0.33%) Multicast
8 2 (0.33%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.33%) X.500
9 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.77%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.97%) Oracle Database
3 38 (6.30%) MySQL
4 37 (6.14%) Relational Database
5 34 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (5.31%) OLTP
7 29 (4.81%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 11 (1.82%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.16%) DB2
12 6 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.00%) Big Data
12 6 (1.00%) HBase
12 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (0.83%) Spotfire
13 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 77 (12.77%) Git (software)
1 77 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 75 (12.44%) JIRA
3 44 (7.30%) Subversion
4 42 (6.97%) Maven
5 33 (5.47%) TeamCity
6 30 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (3.48%) Ant
8 17 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (2.16%) Gradle
10 13 (2.16%) Hudson
10 13 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (2.16%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.66%) FishEye
12 8 (1.33%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.33%) MSBuild
12 8 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (1.16%) Artifactory
14 6 (1.00%) Flexmojos
General
1 145 (24.05%) Finance
2 91 (15.09%) Banking
3 43 (7.13%) Front Office
4 28 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 27 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 27 (4.48%) Retail
6 23 (3.81%) Back Office
7 19 (3.15%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.99%) Publishing
9 10 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.66%) Marketing
10 7 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.16%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.00%) Advertising
12 4 (0.66%) Automotive
12 4 (0.66%) Billing
12 4 (0.66%) Legal
13 3 (0.50%) Electronics
13 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 107 (17.74%) Developer
2 96 (15.92%) Release Manager
3 63 (10.45%) Analyst
4 60 (9.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 38 (6.30%) Oracle Developer
6 37 (6.14%) Architect
7 33 (5.47%) C++ Developer
8 32 (5.31%) Consultant
8 32 (5.31%) Unix Developer
9 31 (5.14%) Linux Developer
10 30 (4.98%) Project Manager
11 25 (4.15%) Java Developer
11 25 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (3.98%) MySQL Developer
12 24 (3.98%) Support Analyst
13 20 (3.32%) Applications Support
14 19 (3.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 16 (2.65%) C# Developer
15 16 (2.65%) Change Manager
16 15 (2.49%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.61%) .NET
2 59 (9.78%) Web Services
3 54 (8.96%) HTML
4 39 (6.47%) SOAP
5 34 (5.64%) Middleware
6 33 (5.47%) REST
7 32 (5.31%) STL
8 31 (5.14%) JMS
9 29 (4.81%) XML
10 23 (3.81%) CSS
10 23 (3.81%) JSON
11 18 (2.99%) J2EE
11 18 (2.99%) jQuery
12 16 (2.65%) RESTful
13 15 (2.49%) AngularJS
13 15 (2.49%) JSP
14 12 (1.99%) JMX
15 11 (1.82%) Spring
16 10 (1.66%) LINQ
17 9 (1.49%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.98%) Equities
3 24 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.48%) Derivative
4 21 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.32%) Fixed Income
8 12 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.99%) Video on Demand
9 11 (1.82%) FMCG
9 11 (1.82%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.33%) BBC
10 8 (1.33%) CMDB
10 8 (1.33%) User Experience
11 7 (1.16%) Clustering
11 7 (1.16%) Data Extraction
11 7 (1.16%) PMI
11 7 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 165 (27.36%) Linux
2 112 (18.57%) Windows
3 88 (14.59%) Unix
4 39 (6.47%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.32%) Windows Mobile
6 13 (2.16%) CentOS
7 12 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.66%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.66%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.33%) Solaris
10 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.83%) AIX
11 5 (0.83%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.66%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.50%) Android
14 2 (0.33%) Debian
14 2 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (20.73%) ITIL
3 123 (20.40%) DevOps
4 106 (17.58%) Change Management
5 103 (17.08%) Configuration Management
6 84 (13.93%) Project Management
7 70 (11.61%) Scrum
8 67 (11.11%) SDLC
9 60 (9.95%) Software Engineering
10 59 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (8.46%) Service Management
13 45 (7.46%) High Availability
13 45 (7.46%) Service Delivery
14 44 (7.30%) OO
15 42 (6.97%) Open Source
15 42 (6.97%) SOA
16 41 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
16 41 (6.80%) Web Development
17 37 (6.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 140 (23.22%) Java
2 117 (19.40%) SQL
3 81 (13.43%) Python
4 64 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 57 (9.45%) Perl
6 55 (9.12%) PowerShell
7 50 (8.29%) C++
8 41 (6.80%) C#
9 34 (5.64%) Bash Shell
10 28 (4.64%) Ruby
11 16 (2.65%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.99%) VBScript
13 11 (1.82%) PHP
14 8 (1.33%) C
14 8 (1.33%) VB
15 7 (1.16%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.16%) SOQL
16 6 (1.00%) Groovy
16 6 (1.00%) Jython
16 6 (1.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 60 (9.95%) Degree
2 50 (8.29%) Security Cleared
3 36 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 10 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.00%) PMP
9 5 (0.83%) ISEB
9 5 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.50%) CAPM
12 2 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.33%) PgMP
13 1 (0.17%) APMP
13 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.45%) QA
2 18 (2.99%) SLA
3 6 (1.00%) MiFID
4 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.33%) COBIT
5 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 31 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.15%) Docker
3 21 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.66%) NFS
6 4 (0.66%) vCloud
6 4 (0.66%) XenApp
7 3 (0.50%) Squid
7 3 (0.50%) vSphere
8 2 (0.33%) iptables
9 1 (0.17%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.17%) Varnish
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 82 (13.60%) Puppet
2 70 (11.61%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (5.47%) Ansible
4 19 (3.15%) Nagios
5 17 (2.82%) SCCM
6 15 (2.49%) Kubernetes
7 12 (1.99%) Capistrano
8 10 (1.66%) logstash
8 10 (1.66%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.33%) Mesos
10 7 (1.16%) Kibana
11 5 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (0.83%) Salt
12 4 (0.66%) Casper Suite
12 4 (0.66%) EMC VPLEX
12 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.66%) Packer
12 4 (0.66%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.50%) Control-M
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 105 (17.41%) Oracle
2 73 (12.11%) Microsoft
3 36 (5.97%) Red Hat
4 29 (4.81%) SAP
5 26 (4.31%) IBM
6 23 (3.81%) Atlassian
6 23 (3.81%) VMware
7 21 (3.48%) ServiceNow
8 17 (2.82%) Citrix
9 16 (2.65%) HP
9 16 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (2.32%) Cisco
11 13 (2.16%) Calypso
11 13 (2.16%) Murex
11 13 (2.16%) Splunk
12 12 (1.99%) Rally
13 10 (1.66%) CollabNet
14 9 (1.49%) AppDynamics
14 9 (1.49%) Bloomberg
14 9 (1.49%) New Relic
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Rate: £490.00 - £539.00 per day
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