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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 201 193 131
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -62
Contract jobs citing Release Management 239 244 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.02% 1.05% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.33% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 173 264
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -20.52%
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
18421 18351 18406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 78.90% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13094 12989 12700
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 230 281
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.82 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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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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 -31 47 £425 +9.67% 16
Croydon -4 5 £313 - 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £436 -
Uxbridge - 3 £425 -
Brentford +4 2 £500 +29.03%
Docklands, London -2 2 £488 +30.00%
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 159 (32.52%) Finance
2 145 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (25.77%) SQL
4 124 (25.36%) Linux
5 122 (24.95%) .NET
6 120 (24.54%) Windows
7 116 (23.72%) Java
8 115 (23.52%) Oracle
9 109 (22.29%) SQL Server
10 106 (21.68%) ITIL
11 104 (21.27%) Banking
12 91 (18.61%) Continuous Integration
13 87 (17.79%) Subversion
14 75 (15.34%) C#
15 73 (14.93%) Python
15 73 (14.93%) Jenkins
16 70 (14.31%) SDLC
16 70 (14.31%) Change Management
17 67 (13.70%) UNIX
18 64 (13.09%) Project Management
18 64 (13.09%) Git (software)
19 61 (12.47%) Configuration Management
19 61 (12.47%) IIS
20 59 (12.07%) JIRA
20 59 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
21 58 (11.86%) Investment Banking
22 56 (11.45%) Microsoft
23 52 (10.63%) DevOps
24 51 (10.43%) Problem Management
24 51 (10.43%) Degree

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 61 (12.47%) IIS
2 45 (9.20%) Tomcat
3 42 (8.59%) Apache
4 20 (4.09%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.07%) Confluence
6 12 (2.45%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.25%) IBM HTTP Server
7 11 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (2.04%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.84%) MQSeries
9 9 (1.84%) JBoss
9 9 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (1.43%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.02%) MS Exchange
12 5 (1.02%) SAS
12 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 35 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.91%) MS Office
3 10 (2.04%) MS Project
4 6 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.61%) SPSS
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.64%) RMDS
3 5 (1.02%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.82%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.82%) SAP FI-AP
4 4 (0.82%) SAP QM
4 4 (0.82%) Front Arena
4 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.61%) Agresso
5 3 (0.61%) ACBS
5 3 (0.61%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.20%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.64%) IaaS
3 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.61%) Heroku
3 3 (0.61%) Engine Yard
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.41%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.54%) Firewall
2 14 (2.86%) HTTP
3 12 (2.45%) DNS
3 12 (2.45%) Internet
4 11 (2.25%) BIG-IP
5 10 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.84%) LDAP
7 7 (1.43%) VLAN
7 7 (1.43%) Intranet
8 4 (0.82%) Multicast
9 2 (0.41%) DHCP
9 2 (0.41%) SAN
10 1 (0.20%) DVB
10 1 (0.20%) H.323
10 1 (0.20%) iBeacon
10 1 (0.20%) Telepresence
10 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.20%) ISDN
10 1 (0.20%) LAN
10 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (22.29%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.61%) Oracle Database
3 27 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (4.91%) MongoDB
4 24 (4.91%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.29%) MySQL
6 15 (3.07%) RDBMS
6 15 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (2.66%) DB2
8 13 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (2.25%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.43%) Big Data
13 6 (1.23%) Sybase ASE
13 6 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 87 (17.79%) Subversion
2 73 (14.93%) Jenkins
3 64 (13.09%) Git (software)
4 59 (12.07%) JIRA
5 48 (9.82%) Maven
6 37 (7.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (7.57%) TeamCity
7 34 (6.95%) Ant
8 23 (4.70%) MSBuild
9 19 (3.89%) Gradle
10 18 (3.68%) Mercurial
11 17 (3.48%) JUnit
12 16 (3.27%) ClearCase
13 13 (2.66%) Cucumber
14 12 (2.45%) NUnit
15 11 (2.25%) Introscope
16 10 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (2.04%) Mockito
17 9 (1.84%) JMeter
17 9 (1.84%) CruiseControl
General
1 159 (32.52%) Finance
2 104 (21.27%) Banking
3 58 (11.86%) Investment Banking
4 22 (4.50%) Back Office
5 21 (4.29%) Front Office
5 21 (4.29%) Retail
6 13 (2.66%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.45%) Legal
8 11 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.64%) Law
9 8 (1.64%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (18.81%) Developer
2 65 (13.29%) Analyst
3 53 (10.84%) Release Manager
4 30 (6.13%) Architect
5 28 (5.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 27 (5.52%) Project Manager
6 27 (5.52%) Consultant
7 26 (5.32%) Applications Support
8 25 (5.11%) Java Developer
9 19 (3.89%) Service Manager
9 19 (3.89%) Support Analyst
10 17 (3.48%) .NET Developer
11 16 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (3.07%) SAP Consultant
13 13 (2.66%) C# Developer
13 13 (2.66%) Delivery Manager
13 13 (2.66%) Release Engineer
13 13 (2.66%) Business Analyst
14 12 (2.45%) Data Architect
15 11 (2.25%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (24.95%) .NET
2 49 (10.02%) Web Services
3 42 (8.59%) XML
4 31 (6.34%) J2EE
4 31 (6.34%) Spring
5 28 (5.73%) Middleware
5 28 (5.73%) WCF
6 25 (5.11%) ASP.NET
7 24 (4.91%) HTML
7 24 (4.91%) .NET Framework
8 20 (4.09%) Rendezvous
8 20 (4.09%) CSS
9 18 (3.68%) RESTful
10 17 (3.48%) Django
10 17 (3.48%) jQuery
11 16 (3.27%) Ajax
11 16 (3.27%) SOAP
12 15 (3.07%) Java EE
12 15 (3.07%) Unity DI Container
13 14 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 29 (5.93%) Fixed Income
4 24 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.27%) Derivative
5 16 (3.27%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.66%) N-Tier
7 12 (2.45%) Equity Derivative
7 12 (2.45%) CMDB
8 10 (2.04%) Market Risk
8 10 (2.04%) FMCG
9 8 (1.64%) Clustering
10 7 (1.43%) Equities
10 7 (1.43%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (1.43%) RIA
10 7 (1.43%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.23%) Replication
11 6 (1.23%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.02%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 124 (25.36%) Linux
2 120 (24.54%) Windows
3 67 (13.70%) UNIX
4 27 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.04%) Solaris
8 9 (1.84%) CentOS
9 8 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.82%) Android
11 4 (0.82%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.61%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.61%) AIX
13 2 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (21.68%) ITIL
3 91 (18.61%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (14.31%) Change Management
4 70 (14.31%) SDLC
5 64 (13.09%) Project Management
6 61 (12.47%) Configuration Management
7 52 (10.63%) DevOps
8 51 (10.43%) Problem Management
9 48 (9.82%) TDD
9 48 (9.82%) Scrum
10 45 (9.20%) Capacity Management
11 44 (9.00%) Load Balancing
12 42 (8.59%) Service Management
13 41 (8.38%) SOA
14 39 (7.98%) Service Delivery
15 38 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (7.16%) E-Commerce
17 33 (6.75%) Waterfall
17 33 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (25.77%) SQL
2 116 (23.72%) Java
3 75 (15.34%) C#
4 73 (14.93%) Python
5 42 (8.59%) PowerShell
6 41 (8.38%) Perl
7 37 (7.57%) JavaScript
8 34 (6.95%) C++
9 31 (6.34%) Bash Shell
10 26 (5.32%) Shell Script
10 26 (5.32%) Ruby
11 21 (4.29%) VBScript
12 16 (3.27%) Scala
13 13 (2.66%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.25%) Groovy
15 10 (2.04%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.64%) VB
16 8 (1.64%) Korn
17 7 (1.43%) VBA
17 7 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (10.43%) Degree
2 14 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (2.66%) PMP
3 13 (2.66%) PMI Certification
4 12 (2.45%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.25%) SAP Certification
6 8 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.82%) ISEB
8 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.20%) MCSE
10 1 (0.20%) CCNA
10 1 (0.20%) ACCA
10 1 (0.20%) CIMA
10 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.02%) QA
2 14 (2.86%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) FATCA
System Software
1 11 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.64%) GridGain
3 7 (1.43%) Firmware
3 7 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.02%) vSphere
5 5 (1.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (1.02%) Docker
6 4 (0.82%) Varnish
7 2 (0.41%) KVM
7 2 (0.41%) GPFS
7 2 (0.41%) Ceph
7 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.41%) Gluster
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.20%) Squid
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (7.16%) ITRS Geneos
2 32 (6.54%) BladeLogic
3 30 (6.13%) Puppet
4 17 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.45%) Control-M
6 10 (2.04%) Tivoli
6 10 (2.04%) Cobbler
7 9 (1.84%) Ansible
8 7 (1.43%) SCOM
9 6 (1.23%) Nagios
9 6 (1.23%) WSUS
10 5 (1.02%) SCCM
10 5 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (1.02%) Graphite
11 4 (0.82%) StatsD
11 4 (0.82%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.41%) yum
Vendors
1 115 (23.52%) Oracle
2 56 (11.45%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.95%) Red Hat
4 29 (5.93%) VMware
5 28 (5.73%) IBM
6 27 (5.52%) Splunk
7 21 (4.29%) SAP
8 20 (4.09%) Sybase
8 20 (4.09%) TIBCO
9 16 (3.27%) Remedy
10 15 (3.07%) ServiceNow
11 14 (2.86%) ATG
12 11 (2.25%) F5
13 10 (2.04%) Perforce
13 10 (2.04%) BMC
14 9 (1.84%) webMethods
15 8 (1.64%) HP
15 8 (1.64%) WorldPay
16 7 (1.43%) Murex
16 7 (1.43%) Cisco
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