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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 178 196 205
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs citing Release Management 248 213 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.21% 1.00% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.28% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 146 132
Average daily rate
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£488 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £12.70 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+274.16% -37.30%
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
16179 16694 15274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.76% 78.62% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11415 11444 10751
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 227 231
Average hourly rate £21.25 £27.53 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.81% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £76.75 £73.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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 -3 49 £523 +16.11% 13
Canary Wharf +11 3 £500 +7.52%
Brentford - 3 £525 -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 2
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (30.69%) Finance
3 133 (26.34%) Oracle
4 129 (25.54%) Linux
5 124 (24.55%) Windows
5 124 (24.55%) Java
6 112 (22.18%) SQL
6 112 (22.18%) ITIL
7 104 (20.59%) SQL Server
7 104 (20.59%) Banking
8 94 (18.61%) .NET
9 90 (17.82%) Jenkins
10 88 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
11 77 (15.25%) DevOps
12 72 (14.26%) Configuration Management
13 71 (14.06%) Subversion
14 69 (13.66%) UNIX
15 67 (13.27%) Project Management
16 65 (12.87%) Change Management
16 65 (12.87%) XML
16 65 (12.87%) Microsoft
16 65 (12.87%) TDD
17 64 (12.67%) QA
18 61 (12.08%) Python
19 59 (11.68%) Investment Banking
20 56 (11.09%) C#
21 55 (10.89%) Web Services
22 54 (10.69%) Shell Script
22 54 (10.69%) JIRA
23 53 (10.50%) Puppet

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 48 (9.50%) Apache
2 40 (7.92%) IIS
3 38 (7.52%) Tomcat
4 27 (5.35%) WebSphere
5 25 (4.95%) OpenStack
6 24 (4.75%) Confluence
7 18 (3.56%) WebLogic
8 17 (3.37%) JBoss
9 14 (2.77%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (2.18%) SharePoint
11 10 (1.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (1.58%) MS Exchange
12 8 (1.58%) SAS
12 8 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.58%) GlassFish
12 8 (1.58%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (1.39%) CMS
13 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (5.94%) MS Office
2 29 (5.74%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.77%) MS Project
4 10 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.59%) SPSS
7 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (2.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.19%) SAP FI-AP
2 6 (1.19%) RMDS
3 5 (0.99%) SAP GRC
3 5 (0.99%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.99%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.79%) Front Arena
5 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.59%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.40%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.40%) Documaker
7 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.20%) Magento
7 1 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.20%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.77%) PaaS
2 14 (2.77%) Heroku
2 14 (2.77%) Engine Yard
3 6 (1.19%) IaaS
4 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.79%) SaaS
6 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.92%) Firewall
2 29 (5.74%) DNS
3 25 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.76%) HTTP
5 17 (3.37%) Internet
5 17 (3.37%) VLAN
6 7 (1.39%) SAN
6 7 (1.39%) Intranet
7 6 (1.19%) BIG-IP
8 5 (0.99%) LDAP
8 5 (0.99%) WAN
8 5 (0.99%) DHCP
9 4 (0.79%) SSL
9 4 (0.79%) Multicast
10 3 (0.59%) LAN
11 2 (0.40%) Cisco ICM
11 2 (0.40%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.40%) VPN
12 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.52%) Oracle Database
3 37 (7.33%) MySQL
4 36 (7.13%) NoSQL
5 31 (6.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (5.94%) Relational Database
7 29 (5.74%) MongoDB
8 28 (5.54%) RDBMS
9 25 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (3.37%) Hadoop
13 15 (2.97%) Big Data
14 12 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (2.38%) DB2
15 11 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (2.18%) Apache Hive
16 10 (1.98%) Data Mining
17 7 (1.39%) DataStage
18 5 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 90 (17.82%) Jenkins
2 71 (14.06%) Subversion
3 54 (10.69%) JIRA
4 48 (9.50%) Git (software)
5 39 (7.72%) Maven
6 31 (6.14%) TeamCity
7 27 (5.35%) Ant
8 20 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (2.97%) Hudson
10 14 (2.77%) MSBuild
11 13 (2.57%) Cucumber
12 12 (2.38%) Mercurial
13 11 (2.18%) CruiseControl
14 9 (1.78%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.78%) Gradle
15 8 (1.58%) JUnit
15 8 (1.58%) NUnit
16 7 (1.39%) JMeter
16 7 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 6 (1.19%) jMock
General
1 155 (30.69%) Finance
2 104 (20.59%) Banking
3 59 (11.68%) Investment Banking
4 24 (4.75%) Front Office
5 16 (3.17%) Retail
6 13 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.78%) Back Office
8 7 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.39%) Law
9 5 (0.99%) Legal
9 5 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.40%) Billing
10 2 (0.40%) Local Government
10 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (20.00%) Developer
2 81 (16.04%) Analyst
3 62 (12.28%) Release Manager
4 38 (7.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (6.34%) Architect
6 28 (5.54%) Consultant
7 26 (5.15%) Project Manager
8 20 (3.96%) Applications Support
9 19 (3.76%) Service Manager
10 18 (3.56%) Java Developer
10 18 (3.56%) Environment Manager
10 18 (3.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.37%) SAP Consultant
12 16 (3.17%) Support Analyst
13 15 (2.97%) Technical Architect
13 15 (2.97%) Build Manager
13 15 (2.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 14 (2.77%) Business Analyst
14 14 (2.77%) Service Analyst
15 13 (2.57%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (18.61%) .NET
2 65 (12.87%) XML
3 55 (10.89%) Web Services
4 33 (6.53%) Middleware
5 28 (5.54%) J2EE
6 26 (5.15%) CSS
7 23 (4.55%) SOAP
7 23 (4.55%) JSON
8 20 (3.96%) Ajax
8 20 (3.96%) HTML
8 20 (3.96%) MCollective
9 19 (3.76%) Spring
10 18 (3.56%) REST
11 15 (2.97%) .NET Framework
12 12 (2.38%) Velocity
12 12 (2.38%) WCF
12 12 (2.38%) RESTful
12 12 (2.38%) Rendezvous
12 12 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (2.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.14%) Open Source
3 25 (4.95%) Clustering
4 24 (4.75%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.75%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.76%) Device Driver
6 18 (3.56%) Derivative
7 17 (3.37%) N-Tier
8 16 (3.17%) Fixed Income
9 14 (2.77%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (1.98%) Credit Risk
10 10 (1.98%) Market Risk
11 9 (1.78%) FMCG
11 9 (1.78%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.78%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.39%) CMDB
12 7 (1.39%) Equities
13 6 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (1.19%) iPad
14 5 (0.99%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 129 (25.54%) Linux
2 124 (24.55%) Windows
3 69 (13.66%) UNIX
4 38 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (5.35%) Ubuntu
6 23 (4.55%) CentOS
7 15 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.78%) Solaris
9 6 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.99%) AIX
10 5 (0.99%) Android
11 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.59%) Debian
13 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.20%) SUSE
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (22.18%) ITIL
3 88 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (15.25%) DevOps
5 72 (14.26%) Configuration Management
6 67 (13.27%) Project Management
7 65 (12.87%) Change Management
7 65 (12.87%) TDD
8 47 (9.31%) Service Management
8 47 (9.31%) Problem Management
9 45 (8.91%) Scrum
10 39 (7.72%) Capacity Management
11 37 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (7.13%) Load Balancing
12 36 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 35 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 34 (6.73%) OO
15 33 (6.53%) Migration
16 32 (6.34%) E-Commerce
17 29 (5.74%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 124 (24.55%) Java
2 112 (22.18%) SQL
3 61 (12.08%) Python
4 56 (11.09%) C#
5 54 (10.69%) Shell Script
6 44 (8.71%) JavaScript
7 38 (7.52%) Perl
8 34 (6.73%) Bash Shell
9 31 (6.14%) PowerShell
10 27 (5.35%) Ruby
11 20 (3.96%) C++
12 18 (3.56%) VBScript
13 17 (3.37%) Korn
14 14 (2.77%) T-SQL
15 12 (2.38%) PHP
16 10 (1.98%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.98%) C
17 9 (1.78%) VBA
18 5 (0.99%) XPath
18 5 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (8.12%) Degree
2 18 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.38%) SAP Certification
3 12 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.58%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.39%) PMP
6 5 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.79%) VCP4
7 4 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.40%) CCIE
10 1 (0.20%) IIBA
10 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.20%) OCP
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.20%) CISA
10 1 (0.20%) MBA
10 1 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (12.67%) QA
2 15 (2.97%) SLA
3 7 (1.39%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.40%) COBIT
4 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.39%) vSphere
4 6 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (1.19%) Firmware
4 6 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.99%) XenServer
6 4 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.59%) Squid
7 3 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (0.59%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.40%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.20%) Gluster
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.20%) GridGain
9 1 (0.20%) KVM
9 1 (0.20%) HDFS
9 1 (0.20%) GPFS
9 1 (0.20%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 53 (10.50%) Puppet
2 22 (4.36%) Control-M
3 21 (4.16%) Cobbler
4 19 (3.76%) ITRS Geneos
5 15 (2.97%) Nagios
6 14 (2.77%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (2.18%) BladeLogic
7 11 (2.18%) collectd
8 9 (1.78%) Tivoli
9 8 (1.58%) logstash
9 8 (1.58%) Kibana
10 7 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.79%) Ansible
11 4 (0.79%) SCCM
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.40%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
13 2 (0.40%) SCOM
13 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.40%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 133 (26.34%) Oracle
2 65 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 53 (10.50%) VMware
4 33 (6.53%) Red Hat
5 28 (5.54%) IBM
6 27 (5.35%) SAP
7 21 (4.16%) Remedy
8 16 (3.17%) ServiceNow
9 15 (2.97%) Atlassian
10 13 (2.57%) ATG
11 12 (2.38%) Splunk
11 12 (2.38%) TIBCO
12 11 (2.18%) BMC
13 10 (1.98%) Cisco
13 10 (1.98%) Sun
13 10 (1.98%) Perforce
14 9 (1.78%) HP
15 8 (1.58%) Citrix
15 8 (1.58%) Sybase
15 8 (1.58%) webMethods
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