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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 162 223 208
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -15
Contract jobs citing Release Management 334 228 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.51% 0.97% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.18% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 133 190
Median daily rate £475 £475 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £42.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.31% +40.83%
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
18899 19269 19282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.37% 81.80% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13645 13773 13493
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 233 235
Median hourly rate £25.69 £21.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £65.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +38 33 £475 +11.76% 9
Bromley +4 9 £513 +2.50% 1
Canary Wharf +9 8 £358 -15.32%
Croydon -11 5 £322 -19.50%
Docklands, London +15 3 £650 +33.33%
Uxbridge +1 2 £600 +41.17%
Harrow - 2 - -
Brentford +3 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
Romford - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 216 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (25.04%) Java
3 172 (24.33%) Linux
4 156 (22.07%) DevOps
5 153 (21.64%) Finance
6 148 (20.93%) SQL
7 133 (18.81%) Oracle
8 131 (18.53%) ITIL
9 118 (16.69%) Windows
10 110 (15.56%) Unix
11 108 (15.28%) Banking
12 104 (14.71%) Project Management
13 101 (14.29%) Puppet
14 99 (14.00%) Change Management
15 92 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
16 91 (12.87%) Configuration Management
16 91 (12.87%) Python
17 90 (12.73%) Microsoft
18 89 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
19 83 (11.74%) Scrum
19 83 (11.74%) Web Services
20 82 (11.60%) Git (software)
21 80 (11.32%) Jenkins
22 76 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
23 74 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
24 73 (10.33%) Service Delivery
25 72 (10.18%) SDLC
26 67 (9.48%) SQL Server
27 64 (9.05%) Perl
28 63 (8.91%) Security Cleared

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 35 (4.95%) Apache
2 31 (4.38%) Confluence
3 27 (3.82%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.68%) SharePoint
5 23 (3.25%) IIS
6 18 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (2.12%) OpenStack
8 14 (1.98%) MS Exchange
9 12 (1.70%) Apache Spark
10 11 (1.56%) Skype for Business
10 11 (1.56%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.41%) CMS
12 9 (1.27%) Jetty
12 9 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 7 (0.99%) IBM HTTP Server
13 7 (0.99%) JBoss
14 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.85%) SAS
15 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.55%) MS Project
3 14 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.84%) MS Office
5 4 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.42%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.28%) Documaker
6 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 74 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.25%) GitHub
4 22 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (3.11%) SaaS
5 15 (2.12%) Office 365
6 12 (1.70%) IaaS
7 7 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.99%) OneDrive
7 7 (0.99%) Yammer
8 6 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.85%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.85%) CloudFront
8 6 (0.85%) Route 53
9 5 (0.71%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.57%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.11%) HTTP
2 11 (1.56%) Firewall
2 11 (1.56%) Internet
2 11 (1.56%) LDAP
3 10 (1.41%) DNS
3 10 (1.41%) FTP
3 10 (1.41%) VoIP
4 7 (0.99%) Skype
4 7 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.85%) SAN
6 4 (0.57%) AMQP
7 3 (0.42%) H.323
7 3 (0.42%) ISDN
7 3 (0.42%) LAN
7 3 (0.42%) SSL
7 3 (0.42%) Telepresence
7 3 (0.42%) WAN
8 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.28%) X.500
9 1 (0.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 59 (8.35%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (7.07%) MongoDB
4 39 (5.52%) Oracle Database
5 37 (5.23%) Relational Database
6 35 (4.95%) OLTP
7 31 (4.38%) MySQL
8 27 (3.82%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (2.12%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.84%) Big Data
11 13 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.41%) HBase
13 9 (1.27%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.27%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
16 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (11.60%) Git (software)
2 80 (11.32%) Jenkins
3 62 (8.77%) JIRA
4 38 (5.37%) TeamCity
5 32 (4.53%) Subversion
5 32 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (4.24%) Maven
7 28 (3.96%) Ant
8 20 (2.83%) Hudson
9 15 (2.12%) Visual Studio
10 12 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (1.56%) Gradle
12 8 (1.13%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.13%) NUnit
12 8 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.85%) Artifactory
13 6 (0.85%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.85%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.57%) Flexmojos
14 4 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
General
1 153 (21.64%) Finance
2 108 (15.28%) Banking
3 35 (4.95%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.38%) Retail
5 23 (3.25%) Front Office
6 21 (2.97%) Back Office
7 14 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.27%) Publishing
8 9 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.85%) Billing
10 5 (0.71%) Marketing
10 5 (0.71%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.57%) Advertising
11 4 (0.57%) Legal
12 3 (0.42%) Automotive
12 3 (0.42%) French Language
12 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.28%) Games
13 2 (0.28%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 145 (20.51%) Developer
2 94 (13.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 72 (10.18%) Analyst
4 60 (8.49%) Release Manager
5 46 (6.51%) Project Manager
6 44 (6.22%) Architect
7 40 (5.66%) C++ Developer
8 37 (5.23%) Consultant
8 37 (5.23%) Oracle Developer
9 35 (4.95%) Java Developer
10 32 (4.53%) Linux Developer
10 32 (4.53%) Unix Developer
11 30 (4.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 27 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
14 22 (3.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 20 (2.83%) Support Analyst
16 19 (2.69%) Lead DevOps
16 19 (2.69%) MySQL Developer
17 17 (2.40%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.74%) Web Services
2 62 (8.77%) .NET
3 46 (6.51%) Middleware
4 40 (5.66%) STL
5 38 (5.37%) HTML
6 37 (5.23%) XML
7 33 (4.67%) J2EE
8 31 (4.38%) JMS
9 30 (4.24%) RESTful
10 23 (3.25%) CSS
10 23 (3.25%) REST
11 22 (3.11%) SOAP
12 21 (2.97%) JSON
13 18 (2.55%) EJB
13 18 (2.55%) jQuery
14 16 (2.26%) ELK Stack
15 14 (1.98%) AngularJS
15 14 (1.98%) XSLT
16 13 (1.84%) ASP.NET
16 13 (1.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.66%) Mobile App
2 34 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.82%) Data Centre
5 26 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.55%) Derivative
7 17 (2.40%) Equities
8 16 (2.26%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.98%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (1.84%) Reference Data
10 13 (1.84%) Video on Demand
11 12 (1.70%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.70%) Tandem
12 9 (1.27%) CMDB
12 9 (1.27%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.27%) User Experience
13 8 (1.13%) Data Extraction
13 8 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (1.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 172 (24.33%) Linux
2 118 (16.69%) Windows
3 110 (15.56%) Unix
4 33 (4.67%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.25%) CentOS
6 15 (2.12%) Android
6 15 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.12%) Ubuntu
7 14 (1.98%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
8 13 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.13%) AIX
11 7 (0.99%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.85%) Solaris
13 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X Server
14 4 (0.57%) Debian
14 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (22.07%) DevOps
3 131 (18.53%) ITIL
4 104 (14.71%) Project Management
5 99 (14.00%) Change Management
6 92 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
7 91 (12.87%) Configuration Management
8 89 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 83 (11.74%) Scrum
10 73 (10.33%) Service Delivery
11 72 (10.18%) SDLC
12 55 (7.78%) SOA
13 54 (7.64%) Migration
14 52 (7.36%) OO
15 50 (7.07%) TDD
15 50 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
16 49 (6.93%) Service Management
17 48 (6.79%) Software Engineering
18 47 (6.65%) Incident Management
19 45 (6.36%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 177 (25.04%) Java
2 148 (20.93%) SQL
3 91 (12.87%) Python
4 64 (9.05%) Perl
5 60 (8.49%) PowerShell
6 58 (8.20%) C++
7 53 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 47 (6.65%) Ruby
9 46 (6.51%) C#
10 36 (5.09%) Bash Shell
11 21 (2.97%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.26%) VBScript
13 15 (2.12%) PHP
13 15 (2.12%) Scala
14 12 (1.70%) C
15 10 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.41%) SPARQL
16 9 (1.27%) VB.NET
17 8 (1.13%) Groovy
17 8 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 38 (5.37%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.24%) Degree
4 14 (1.98%) DV Cleared
4 14 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.27%) PMP
7 7 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.57%) CAPM
8 4 (0.57%) ISEB
8 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.42%) MCITP
9 3 (0.42%) PgMP
10 2 (0.28%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.28%) MCSA
10 2 (0.28%) MCSE
10 2 (0.28%) MCTS
10 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.66%) QA
2 27 (3.82%) SLA
3 9 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.57%) COBIT
5 4 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.42%) WCAG
7 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.14%) SDET
System Software
1 43 (6.08%) Active Directory
1 43 (6.08%) Docker
2 22 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.99%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.85%) XenApp
6 5 (0.71%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.57%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.42%) Squid
8 3 (0.42%) vSphere
9 2 (0.28%) GridGain
10 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.14%) iptables
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.14%) Varnish
10 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 101 (14.29%) Puppet
2 76 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (6.22%) Ansible
4 29 (4.10%) Kubernetes
5 24 (3.39%) SCCM
6 19 (2.69%) logstash
7 16 (2.26%) Kibana
8 15 (2.12%) Control-M
9 12 (1.70%) Nagios
9 12 (1.70%) Salt
10 9 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (0.99%) Capistrano
11 7 (0.99%) Casper Suite
12 6 (0.85%) Mesos
12 6 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.85%) SCOM
13 5 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 133 (18.81%) Oracle
2 90 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 47 (6.65%) Red Hat
4 35 (4.95%) IBM
5 26 (3.68%) Atlassian
6 25 (3.54%) ServiceNow
7 24 (3.39%) Citrix
8 22 (3.11%) VMware
9 21 (2.97%) Google
9 21 (2.97%) SAP
10 12 (1.70%) Remedy
11 10 (1.41%) Symantec
12 9 (1.27%) Bloomberg
12 9 (1.27%) webMethods
13 8 (1.13%) ATG
13 8 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.13%) Splunk
14 7 (0.99%) Apple
14 7 (0.99%) Cisco
14 7 (0.99%) Mercator
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