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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 201 183 193
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing Release Management 247 311 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.01% 1.24% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.60% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 203 158
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £596 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £41.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +25.00%
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +33 63 £459 +7.94% 20
Docklands, London +12 3 £425 +13.33%
Hounslow +4 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £275 -
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 172 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (30.35%) Oracle
3 141 (27.43%) Finance
4 134 (26.07%) Banking
5 120 (23.35%) SQL
6 114 (22.18%) Java
7 111 (21.60%) SQL Server
8 104 (20.23%) Scrum
9 103 (20.04%) ITIL
10 99 (19.26%) Linux
11 90 (17.51%) Windows
12 85 (16.54%) TDD
13 81 (15.76%) Microsoft
14 66 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (12.06%) Configuration Management
16 61 (11.87%) Change Management
16 61 (11.87%) Investment Banking
17 58 (11.28%) XML
18 57 (11.09%) C#
18 57 (11.09%) .NET
19 56 (10.89%) Puppet
20 55 (10.70%) DevOps
21 54 (10.51%) QA
21 54 (10.51%) Project Management
21 54 (10.51%) Middleware
22 52 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
23 51 (9.92%) Apache
24 50 (9.73%) PowerShell
25 49 (9.53%) Tomcat
25 49 (9.53%) UML

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 51 (9.92%) Apache
2 49 (9.53%) Tomcat
3 42 (8.17%) WebSphere
4 31 (6.03%) WebLogic
5 29 (5.64%) Confluence
6 21 (4.09%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (3.89%) IIS
8 18 (3.50%) SharePoint
9 16 (3.11%) GlassFish
10 9 (1.75%) CMS
10 9 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
10 9 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
11 7 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.17%) Node.js
12 6 (1.17%) WebSphere Process Server
12 6 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.97%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.97%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 46 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.06%) MS Office
3 14 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.53%) MS Project
5 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.17%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.78%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.78%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle FAH
4 3 (0.58%) Magento
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.58%) Siebel Analytics
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.19%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.19%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.36%) ElastiCache
2 7 (1.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 7 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.36%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.78%) GitHub
4 2 (0.39%) Force.com
5 1 (0.19%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) Gitorious
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.89%) HTTP
2 18 (3.50%) LDAP
3 13 (2.53%) SAN
4 10 (1.95%) SSL
5 9 (1.75%) Intranet
6 8 (1.56%) BIG-IP
6 8 (1.56%) Internet
7 5 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.78%) DNS
8 4 (0.78%) WAN
9 3 (0.58%) Firewall
9 3 (0.58%) VoIP
10 2 (0.39%) VPN
10 2 (0.39%) LAN
11 1 (0.19%) DMZ
11 1 (0.19%) CTI
11 1 (0.19%) CDMA
11 1 (0.19%) FTP
11 1 (0.19%) SMTP
11 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.23%) MySQL
3 20 (3.89%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (3.31%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.53%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (2.14%) Oracle ODI
9 10 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (1.56%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.36%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.36%) QlikView
13 6 (1.17%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (8.56%) Jenkins
2 43 (8.37%) JIRA
3 39 (7.59%) Git (software)
4 30 (5.84%) Maven
5 26 (5.06%) Subversion
6 21 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (4.09%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.75%) CruiseControl
8 9 (1.75%) Hudson
9 8 (1.56%) NUnit
10 7 (1.36%) MSBuild
10 7 (1.36%) Selenium
11 6 (1.17%) Toad
12 5 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.97%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.78%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.78%) JUnit
General
1 141 (27.43%) Finance
2 134 (26.07%) Banking
3 61 (11.87%) Investment Banking
4 26 (5.06%) Front Office
5 22 (4.28%) Retail
6 16 (3.11%) Legal
7 12 (2.33%) Back Office
8 11 (2.14%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.36%) Publishing
9 7 (1.36%) Billing
10 6 (1.17%) Marketing
11 5 (0.97%) Advertising
11 5 (0.97%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.78%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.19%) Electronics
14 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (25.49%) Developer
2 76 (14.79%) Analyst
3 45 (8.75%) Release Manager
4 33 (6.42%) Project Manager
5 29 (5.64%) Java Developer
6 27 (5.25%) Administrator
7 24 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 22 (4.28%) Consultant
9 20 (3.89%) Architect
10 19 (3.70%) Business Analyst
11 18 (3.50%) Middleware Developer
12 14 (2.72%) Release Analyst
12 14 (2.72%) Change Manager
12 14 (2.72%) DBA
13 13 (2.53%) Linux Administrator
14 12 (2.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 12 (2.33%) Deployment Engineer
14 12 (2.33%) Applications Support
15 11 (2.14%) Support Engineer
16 10 (1.95%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.28%) XML
2 57 (11.09%) .NET
3 54 (10.51%) Middleware
4 41 (7.98%) HTML
4 41 (7.98%) SOAP
5 37 (7.20%) Web Services
5 37 (7.20%) JSON
6 25 (4.86%) CSS
7 23 (4.47%) XSD
8 22 (4.28%) LAMP
9 19 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
9 19 (3.70%) Spring
9 19 (3.70%) Apache Camel
9 19 (3.70%) OSGi
9 19 (3.70%) REST
10 17 (3.31%) HTML5
11 16 (3.11%) WCF
11 16 (3.11%) ASP.NET
12 15 (2.92%) Hibernate
13 14 (2.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.61%) Open Source
3 23 (4.47%) Credit Risk
4 13 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.53%) Derivative
5 10 (1.95%) Market Risk
5 10 (1.95%) CMDB
6 8 (1.56%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.36%) User Experience
7 7 (1.36%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.17%) Video on Demand
8 6 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.97%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.97%) Equities
9 5 (0.97%) Clustering
9 5 (0.97%) Statistics
10 4 (0.78%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.78%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.58%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 99 (19.26%) Linux
2 90 (17.51%) Windows
3 37 (7.20%) UNIX
4 27 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.95%) Solaris
7 9 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.58%) AIX
9 3 (0.58%) CentOS
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.39%) Debian
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (20.23%) Scrum
3 103 (20.04%) ITIL
4 85 (16.54%) TDD
5 66 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (12.06%) Configuration Management
7 61 (11.87%) Change Management
8 55 (10.70%) DevOps
9 54 (10.51%) Project Management
10 52 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 49 (9.53%) UML
11 49 (9.53%) Pair Programming
12 42 (8.17%) Software Engineering
13 41 (7.98%) OO
14 36 (7.00%) Service Management
14 36 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 35 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
17 30 (5.84%) Problem Management
17 30 (5.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 120 (23.35%) SQL
2 114 (22.18%) Java
3 57 (11.09%) C#
4 50 (9.73%) PowerShell
5 44 (8.56%) Python
6 42 (8.17%) JavaScript
7 39 (7.59%) C
8 30 (5.84%) Perl
9 28 (5.45%) Ruby
10 23 (4.47%) Shell Script
11 20 (3.89%) Bash Shell
12 17 (3.31%) VBScript
12 17 (3.31%) VB
13 13 (2.53%) PHP
14 12 (2.33%) C++
15 9 (1.75%) Groovy
16 8 (1.56%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.36%) VBA
18 6 (1.17%) Bourne shell
19 5 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (7.00%) Degree
2 19 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.78%) ISEB
4 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.58%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.39%) HND
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) MCP
7 1 (0.19%) PhD
7 1 (0.19%) CCNA
7 1 (0.19%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.51%) QA
2 23 (4.47%) ISO 9001
3 12 (2.33%) SLA
4 4 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) TickIT
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.11%) XenServer
2 16 (3.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.36%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.78%) Varnish
6 3 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.58%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.39%) XenApp
7 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.39%) KVM
7 2 (0.39%) NFS
8 1 (0.19%) Squid
8 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.19%) HDFS
8 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 56 (10.89%) Puppet
2 23 (4.47%) Nagios
3 16 (3.11%) Tivoli
4 15 (2.92%) Control-M
5 12 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (1.95%) BladeLogic
8 9 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (1.36%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.17%) YUM
11 4 (0.78%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.39%) SCCM
12 2 (0.39%) Ganglia
12 2 (0.39%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.19%) Foglight
13 1 (0.19%) WMI
13 1 (0.19%) Ambari
13 1 (0.19%) Oozie
13 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 156 (30.35%) Oracle
2 81 (15.76%) Microsoft
3 44 (8.56%) JBoss
4 33 (6.42%) VMware
5 28 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 24 (4.67%) Atlassian
7 21 (4.09%) Citrix
8 17 (3.31%) HP
9 16 (3.11%) LANDesk
9 16 (3.11%) IBM
10 15 (2.92%) Siebel
11 14 (2.72%) Cognos
11 14 (2.72%) Informatica
12 13 (2.53%) NetApp
12 13 (2.53%) SAP
12 13 (2.53%) Business Objects
13 11 (2.14%) New Relic
13 11 (2.14%) Zend
14 9 (1.75%) BMC
14 9 (1.75%) Hyperion
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