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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 187 203 212
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing Release Management 291 261 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.27% 1.13% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.36% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 179 188
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £15.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+117.70% -55.88%
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
19685 19203 19669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.25% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14097 13781 13947
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 £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 218 246
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.93 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 September 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 +16 38 £538 +16.32% 8
Croydon - 11 £483 -
Kingston Upon Thames +2 3 £395 -1.25%
Canary Wharf -2 2 - -
Harrow - 2 - -
Hammersmith +3 1 £425 -
Romford - 1 - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 173 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (23.94%) Linux
3 153 (23.18%) Finance
4 144 (21.82%) DevOps
5 138 (20.91%) Java
6 133 (20.15%) SQL
7 128 (19.39%) Oracle
8 118 (17.88%) ITIL
9 117 (17.73%) Unix
10 101 (15.30%) Banking
11 93 (14.09%) Configuration Management
12 92 (13.94%) Change Management
13 89 (13.48%) Puppet
14 85 (12.88%) Git (software)
14 85 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
15 84 (12.73%) Windows
16 82 (12.42%) Python
16 82 (12.42%) Microsoft
17 80 (12.12%) Jenkins
17 80 (12.12%) Project Management
18 76 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
19 70 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
20 69 (10.45%) Security Cleared
20 69 (10.45%) Migration
21 68 (10.30%) Opscode Chef
22 66 (10.00%) Web Services
23 64 (9.70%) Perl
24 63 (9.55%) JIRA
25 62 (9.39%) Scrum
26 61 (9.24%) SDLC

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 37 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 31 (4.70%) Apache
3 30 (4.55%) Confluence
4 29 (4.39%) Tomcat
5 23 (3.48%) IIS
6 17 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (2.27%) MS Exchange
8 14 (2.12%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.97%) Skype for Business
9 13 (1.97%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.36%) Jetty
11 9 (1.36%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.21%) CMS
12 8 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.91%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.88%) MS Project
3 18 (2.73%) MS Office
4 14 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (0.76%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.45%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.30%) Documaker
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 70 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.79%) Office 365
4 23 (3.48%) GitHub
5 22 (3.33%) OneDrive
5 22 (3.33%) Yammer
6 21 (3.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (2.73%) SaaS
8 13 (1.97%) IaaS
9 12 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.76%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.61%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.61%) Route 53
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.33%) Skype
2 20 (3.03%) HTTP
3 17 (2.58%) Firewall
4 11 (1.67%) VoIP
4 11 (1.67%) WAN
5 10 (1.52%) FTP
5 10 (1.52%) LAN
6 9 (1.36%) DNS
6 9 (1.36%) Internet
6 9 (1.36%) LDAP
7 5 (0.76%) SAN
7 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.61%) AMQP
9 3 (0.45%) NAS
10 2 (0.30%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.30%) DHCP
10 2 (0.30%) SSL
11 1 (0.15%) Broadband
11 1 (0.15%) ISDN
11 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (5.30%) MongoDB
4 33 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 32 (4.85%) OLTP
6 29 (4.39%) Relational Database
7 26 (3.94%) MySQL
8 23 (3.48%) RDBMS
9 22 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.42%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.97%) Big Data
11 13 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.67%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.21%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.21%) HBase
14 8 (1.21%) QlikView
15 7 (1.06%) DB2
15 7 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
15 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 85 (12.88%) Git (software)
2 80 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 63 (9.55%) JIRA
4 39 (5.91%) TeamCity
5 33 (5.00%) Subversion
6 32 (4.85%) Maven
7 22 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (3.03%) Hudson
9 18 (2.73%) Ant
10 11 (1.67%) Selenium
11 9 (1.36%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.21%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.21%) NUnit
12 8 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (1.06%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.06%) JUnit
13 7 (1.06%) Mockito
13 7 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.91%) Flexmojos
15 5 (0.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 153 (23.18%) Finance
2 101 (15.30%) Banking
3 41 (6.21%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.70%) Retail
5 11 (1.67%) Publishing
6 10 (1.52%) Back Office
7 9 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.21%) Billing
8 8 (1.21%) Front Office
9 7 (1.06%) Marketing
10 6 (0.91%) Advertising
11 5 (0.76%) Legal
12 4 (0.61%) French Language
12 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.45%) Games
13 3 (0.45%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (19.55%) Developer
2 81 (12.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 54 (8.18%) Analyst
4 47 (7.12%) Project Manager
5 42 (6.36%) Release Manager
6 41 (6.21%) C++ Developer
7 33 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 31 (4.70%) Architect
9 29 (4.39%) Consultant
10 25 (3.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 24 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
12 21 (3.18%) Linux Developer
12 21 (3.18%) Unix Developer
13 20 (3.03%) Lead DevOps
13 20 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
14 19 (2.88%) Service Manager
15 18 (2.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 18 (2.73%) Transition Manager
16 17 (2.58%) C++/Java Developer
16 17 (2.58%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (10.00%) Web Services
2 58 (8.79%) .NET
3 49 (7.42%) Middleware
4 41 (6.21%) STL
4 41 (6.21%) XML
5 31 (4.70%) J2EE
6 27 (4.09%) RESTful
7 23 (3.48%) JSON
8 22 (3.33%) HTML
9 20 (3.03%) CSS
10 19 (2.88%) REST
11 18 (2.73%) AngularJS
11 18 (2.73%) EJB
11 18 (2.73%) XSLT
12 17 (2.58%) jQuery
13 16 (2.42%) JMS
13 16 (2.42%) Node.js
14 15 (2.27%) ASP.NET
14 15 (2.27%) Spring
15 12 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 22 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.18%) Virtual Team
5 20 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.27%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.82%) Reference Data
8 12 (1.82%) Tandem
9 10 (1.52%) iSeries
10 9 (1.36%) Derivative
10 9 (1.36%) Equities
10 9 (1.36%) Fintech
11 8 (1.21%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.06%) DataPower
12 7 (1.06%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.91%) Data Extraction
13 6 (0.91%) User Experience
13 6 (0.91%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 158 (23.94%) Linux
2 117 (17.73%) Unix
3 84 (12.73%) Windows
4 30 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.58%) CentOS
6 15 (2.27%) AIX
7 13 (1.97%) Android
8 12 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.36%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.36%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X Server
14 4 (0.61%) Solaris
14 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.45%) Debian
16 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (21.82%) DevOps
3 118 (17.88%) ITIL
4 93 (14.09%) Configuration Management
5 92 (13.94%) Change Management
6 85 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (12.12%) Project Management
8 76 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (10.45%) Migration
10 62 (9.39%) Scrum
11 61 (9.24%) SDLC
12 55 (8.33%) OO
13 54 (8.18%) Service Delivery
14 50 (7.58%) Service Management
15 48 (7.27%) Incident Management
16 47 (7.12%) TDD
17 39 (5.91%) Open Source
17 39 (5.91%) Software Engineering
18 37 (5.61%) Automated Testing
19 36 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (20.91%) Java
2 133 (20.15%) SQL
3 82 (12.42%) Python
4 64 (9.70%) Perl
5 58 (8.79%) C++
6 57 (8.64%) PowerShell
7 47 (7.12%) Ruby
8 46 (6.97%) JavaScript
9 34 (5.15%) C#
10 33 (5.00%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.73%) Scala
11 18 (2.73%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.12%) C
13 13 (1.97%) PHP
14 12 (1.82%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.52%) VBScript
16 8 (1.21%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.06%) VB
18 6 (0.91%) Jython
Qualifications
1 69 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.36%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.39%) Degree
4 19 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.91%) PMP
8 5 (0.76%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.45%) MCITP
11 2 (0.30%) ISEB
11 2 (0.30%) MCSA
11 2 (0.30%) MCSE
11 2 (0.30%) MCTS
11 2 (0.30%) PgMP
11 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.45%) QA
2 26 (3.94%) SLA
3 4 (0.61%) COBIT
3 4 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.61%) MiFID
3 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.45%) SDET
4 3 (0.45%) WCAG
5 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) Basel II
6 1 (0.15%) Basel III
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) EMIR
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 53 (8.03%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.21%) Docker
3 15 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.06%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.91%) XenApp
7 5 (0.76%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.61%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.45%) Squid
9 3 (0.45%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.30%) GridGain
10 2 (0.30%) vCloud
11 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.15%) NFS
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.15%) Varnish
11 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 89 (13.48%) Puppet
2 68 (10.30%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (7.12%) Ansible
4 26 (3.94%) Kubernetes
5 19 (2.88%) SCCM
6 17 (2.58%) Control-M
7 14 (2.12%) Salt
8 12 (1.82%) Kibana
8 12 (1.82%) logstash
9 9 (1.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (1.06%) Casper Suite
11 6 (0.91%) Mesos
11 6 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.91%) SCOM
12 5 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.61%) Pingdom
13 4 (0.61%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.45%) Graphite
14 3 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 128 (19.39%) Oracle
2 82 (12.42%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.55%) IBM
4 23 (3.48%) Red Hat
5 21 (3.18%) Citrix
5 21 (3.18%) VMware
6 19 (2.88%) SAP
7 17 (2.58%) Atlassian
7 17 (2.58%) ServiceNow
8 14 (2.12%) Google
8 14 (2.12%) webMethods
9 12 (1.82%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.52%) Symantec
11 9 (1.36%) Remedy
12 7 (1.06%) Apple
12 7 (1.06%) HP
13 6 (0.91%) ATG
13 6 (0.91%) IBM Sterling
13 6 (0.91%) Mercator
13 6 (0.91%) TIBCO
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