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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 179 193 179
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Release Management 259 231 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.23% 1.07% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.37% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 174 150
Average daily rate
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£475 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £312 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.37% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £13.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+245.45% -32.09%
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
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -27 57 £463 +7.55% 12
Westminster - 1 £500 -
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 162 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (29.44%) Finance
3 116 (23.39%) Java
4 113 (22.78%) Windows
4 113 (22.78%) Linux
5 111 (22.38%) Oracle
6 102 (20.56%) Banking
7 100 (20.16%) SQL
7 100 (20.16%) ITIL
8 99 (19.96%) SQL Server
9 88 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (16.33%) Jenkins
11 80 (16.13%) .NET
12 76 (15.32%) DevOps
13 75 (15.12%) TDD
14 71 (14.31%) Configuration Management
15 69 (13.91%) XML
16 68 (13.71%) Change Management
17 64 (12.90%) Microsoft
18 62 (12.50%) QA
19 61 (12.30%) Scrum
20 60 (12.10%) Investment Banking
21 59 (11.90%) C#
22 53 (10.69%) Service Management
22 53 (10.69%) Project Management
22 53 (10.69%) JIRA
23 52 (10.48%) UNIX
24 51 (10.28%) Python
24 51 (10.28%) Subversion
24 51 (10.28%) Puppet

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (9.48%) Apache
2 32 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 30 (6.05%) Confluence
4 28 (5.65%) JBoss
5 25 (5.04%) IIS
5 25 (5.04%) WebSphere
6 21 (4.23%) OpenStack
7 14 (2.82%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.42%) SharePoint
9 11 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.61%) GlassFish
12 7 (1.41%) Apache Pig
13 6 (1.21%) CMS
13 6 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (1.01%) NetWeaver
14 5 (1.01%) Node.js
14 5 (1.01%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 27 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.04%) MS Office
3 13 (2.62%) MS Project
4 8 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
7 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.21%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.01%) SAP FI-AP
3 5 (1.01%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.60%) SAP QM
4 3 (0.60%) Siebel Analytics
5 2 (0.40%) Documaker
5 2 (0.40%) Magento
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.20%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.20%) RMDS
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.62%) PaaS
3 11 (2.22%) Heroku
3 11 (2.22%) Engine Yard
4 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.01%) IaaS
5 3 (0.60%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.24%) Firewall
2 25 (5.04%) DNS
3 21 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.82%) HTTP
5 13 (2.62%) VLAN
6 12 (2.42%) Internet
7 10 (2.02%) SAN
8 7 (1.41%) WAN
9 6 (1.21%) SSL
9 6 (1.21%) Intranet
10 5 (1.01%) LDAP
10 5 (1.01%) DHCP
11 3 (0.60%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.40%) Cisco ICM
12 2 (0.40%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.40%) VPN
12 2 (0.40%) LAN
13 1 (0.20%) DSL
13 1 (0.20%) H.323
13 1 (0.20%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (19.96%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.85%) MySQL
3 33 (6.65%) NoSQL
4 30 (6.05%) Oracle Database
5 29 (5.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 26 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (5.04%) MongoDB
7 25 (5.04%) Relational Database
8 24 (4.84%) RDBMS
9 21 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (3.43%) Hadoop
13 14 (2.82%) Big Data
14 11 (2.22%) Data Mining
14 11 (2.22%) Apache Hive
15 10 (2.02%) DB2
16 6 (1.21%) QlikView
16 6 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (16.33%) Jenkins
2 53 (10.69%) JIRA
3 51 (10.28%) Subversion
4 46 (9.27%) Git (software)
5 32 (6.45%) Maven
6 23 (4.64%) TeamCity
7 21 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (3.63%) Hudson
9 13 (2.62%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.42%) Ant
11 11 (2.22%) CruiseControl
12 8 (1.61%) JUnit
13 7 (1.41%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.41%) NUnit
13 7 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.21%) MSBuild
14 6 (1.21%) jMock
15 5 (1.01%) Selenium
15 5 (1.01%) WiX
16 4 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 146 (29.44%) Finance
2 102 (20.56%) Banking
3 60 (12.10%) Investment Banking
4 25 (5.04%) Front Office
5 21 (4.23%) Retail
6 18 (3.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (3.43%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.81%) Back Office
9 7 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.01%) Law
10 5 (1.01%) Legal
11 4 (0.81%) Marketing
12 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Local Government
12 2 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 121 (24.40%) Developer
2 73 (14.72%) Analyst
3 64 (12.90%) Release Manager
4 35 (7.06%) Architect
5 32 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 29 (5.85%) Consultant
7 26 (5.24%) Project Manager
8 23 (4.64%) Java Developer
9 19 (3.83%) Environment Manager
10 18 (3.63%) SAP Consultant
11 17 (3.43%) Service Manager
12 16 (3.23%) Service Analyst
13 15 (3.02%) Technical Architect
13 15 (3.02%) Build Manager
13 15 (3.02%) Middleware Developer
14 14 (2.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 14 (2.82%) Business Analyst
15 13 (2.62%) Administrator
15 13 (2.62%) Applications Support
15 13 (2.62%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (16.13%) .NET
2 69 (13.91%) XML
3 50 (10.08%) Web Services
4 34 (6.85%) SOAP
5 33 (6.65%) Middleware
6 31 (6.25%) JSON
7 23 (4.64%) J2EE
8 20 (4.03%) REST
8 20 (4.03%) CSS
9 19 (3.83%) ActiveMQ
10 18 (3.63%) Spring
10 18 (3.63%) HTML
11 17 (3.43%) XSD
11 17 (3.43%) Apache Camel
12 16 (3.23%) OSGi
13 15 (3.02%) MCollective
14 14 (2.82%) .NET Framework
15 13 (2.62%) Ajax
15 13 (2.62%) WCF
16 12 (2.42%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.85%) Open Source
3 21 (4.23%) Derivative
3 21 (4.23%) Clustering
4 20 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.63%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.02%) N-Tier
6 15 (3.02%) Device Driver
6 15 (3.02%) Equity Derivative
7 13 (2.62%) Market Risk
8 11 (2.22%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.81%) CMDB
9 9 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.61%) FMCG
11 7 (1.41%) Equities
12 6 (1.21%) User Experience
13 5 (1.01%) HACMP
13 5 (1.01%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.01%) Grid Computing
13 5 (1.01%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 113 (22.78%) Windows
1 113 (22.78%) Linux
2 52 (10.48%) UNIX
3 43 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (4.64%) Ubuntu
5 19 (3.83%) CentOS
6 9 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.01%) AIX
8 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.81%) Debian
8 4 (0.81%) Solaris
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.60%) Android
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (20.16%) ITIL
3 88 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (15.32%) DevOps
5 75 (15.12%) TDD
6 71 (14.31%) Configuration Management
7 68 (13.71%) Change Management
8 61 (12.30%) Scrum
9 53 (10.69%) Service Management
9 53 (10.69%) Project Management
10 41 (8.27%) OO
11 39 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (6.65%) Pair Programming
13 33 (6.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (6.45%) Problem Management
15 31 (6.25%) Migration
16 30 (6.05%) Capacity Management
17 28 (5.65%) Software Engineering
18 26 (5.24%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 116 (23.39%) Java
2 100 (20.16%) SQL
3 59 (11.90%) C#
4 51 (10.28%) Python
5 48 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 41 (8.27%) JavaScript
7 30 (6.05%) Perl
7 30 (6.05%) PowerShell
8 26 (5.24%) Bash Shell
9 21 (4.23%) Ruby
10 16 (3.23%) C
11 15 (3.02%) PHP
12 14 (2.82%) Korn
12 14 (2.82%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.62%) C++
14 12 (2.42%) VBScript
15 9 (1.81%) VBA
16 5 (1.01%) VB
16 5 (1.01%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.01%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (6.25%) Degree
2 19 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.82%) SAP Certification
4 12 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.41%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.01%) PMP
7 5 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.40%) CCIE
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.20%) CISA
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.20%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.20%) OCP
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.20%) ISEB
10 1 (0.20%) MBA
10 1 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (12.50%) QA
2 15 (3.02%) SLA
3 8 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (1.21%) XenServer
4 6 (1.21%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.01%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.60%) vSphere
7 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.40%) Squid
7 2 (0.40%) NFS
7 2 (0.40%) Firmware
7 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.20%) Varnish
8 1 (0.20%) HDFS
8 1 (0.20%) GridGain
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 51 (10.28%) Puppet
2 21 (4.23%) Control-M
3 15 (3.02%) Cobbler
4 14 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (2.62%) Nagios
6 9 (1.81%) collectd
7 8 (1.61%) logstash
7 8 (1.61%) Kibana
7 8 (1.61%) Tivoli
8 7 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.81%) Ansible
11 3 (0.60%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.40%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.40%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.40%) Ganglia
12 2 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
12 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 111 (22.38%) Oracle
2 64 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 47 (9.48%) VMware
4 32 (6.45%) SAP
5 23 (4.64%) IBM
5 23 (4.64%) Red Hat
5 23 (4.64%) Atlassian
6 17 (3.43%) Remedy
7 12 (2.42%) ServiceNow
7 12 (2.42%) BMC
8 10 (2.02%) Zend
8 10 (2.02%) Perforce
8 10 (2.02%) Business Objects
9 9 (1.81%) Citrix
10 8 (1.61%) LANDesk
10 8 (1.61%) EMC
10 8 (1.61%) Cisco
10 8 (1.61%) Sybase
11 7 (1.41%) NetApp
11 7 (1.41%) HP
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550 - £750 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550 - £750 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago