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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 209 204 169
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Contract jobs citing Release Management 254 248 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.06% 1.02% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.29% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 187 212
Average daily rate
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£460 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £544 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £30.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-36.06% -28.23%
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
19209 19220 19867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.81% 79.03% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13729 13396 13902
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 219 241
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -12 46 £460 +15.00% 13
Docklands, London -2 3 £420 -1.17%
Canary Wharf - 3 £422 -
Bromley - 3 £500 -
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Brentford -1 2 £450 +59.85%
Feltham - 2 £451 -
Hounslow +4 1 £470 - 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 155 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (28.78%) Finance
3 135 (27.55%) Java
4 118 (24.08%) SQL
5 110 (22.45%) Banking
6 107 (21.84%) .NET
7 105 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 96 (19.59%) Linux
9 95 (19.39%) Git (software)
10 92 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
11 90 (18.37%) TDD
12 87 (17.76%) Windows
13 85 (17.35%) C#
14 84 (17.14%) ITIL
15 83 (16.94%) Oracle
15 83 (16.94%) Scrum
16 74 (15.10%) Subversion
17 71 (14.49%) Jenkins
18 70 (14.29%) Change Management
19 67 (13.67%) SDLC
20 66 (13.47%) Configuration Management
21 64 (13.06%) UNIX
22 61 (12.45%) Python
23 58 (11.84%) Project Management
24 57 (11.63%) Microsoft
24 57 (11.63%) DevOps
25 56 (11.43%) JIRA
26 55 (11.22%) Investment Banking
27 52 (10.61%) QA
28 51 (10.41%) SOA

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 43 (8.78%) Apache
2 35 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 34 (6.94%) IIS
4 25 (5.10%) Confluence
5 23 (4.69%) JBoss
6 19 (3.88%) MQSeries
6 19 (3.88%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (2.65%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.45%) SharePoint
9 11 (2.24%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.02%) Node.js
13 4 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (0.82%) CMS
14 3 (0.61%) nginx
14 3 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.41%) WordPress
15 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 32 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.47%) MS Office
3 9 (1.84%) MS Project
4 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.43%) Agresso
3 4 (0.82%) SAP SRM
3 4 (0.82%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.61%) ACBS
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.61%) Algo Collateral
4 3 (0.61%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.61%) SAP QM
4 3 (0.61%) RMDS
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.41%) Adaptiv
5 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.41%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.20%) Radian6
6 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (1.22%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.41%) IaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) Force.com
7 1 (0.20%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.27%) Firewall
2 10 (2.04%) LDAP
3 8 (1.63%) DNS
4 6 (1.22%) SAN
4 6 (1.22%) BIG-IP
5 4 (0.82%) HTTP
5 4 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.61%) Multicast
6 3 (0.61%) SSH
7 2 (0.41%) DSL
8 1 (0.20%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.20%) Internet
8 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.20%) WAN
8 1 (0.20%) SMTP
8 1 (0.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.76%) MongoDB
3 31 (6.33%) Oracle Database
4 21 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (3.27%) MySQL
7 16 (3.27%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.43%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.43%) DB2
10 7 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.22%) Sybase ASE
12 5 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 95 (19.39%) Git (software)
2 74 (15.10%) Subversion
3 71 (14.49%) Jenkins
4 56 (11.43%) JIRA
5 48 (9.80%) Maven
6 47 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (5.51%) TeamCity
8 26 (5.31%) Ant
9 25 (5.10%) NUnit
10 18 (3.67%) Cucumber
11 16 (3.27%) ClearCase
12 15 (3.06%) Hudson
12 15 (3.06%) MSBuild
13 14 (2.86%) JUnit
14 13 (2.65%) NCover
14 13 (2.65%) Gradle
15 12 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (2.24%) Mockito
17 10 (2.04%) Mercurial
18 9 (1.84%) FxCop
General
1 141 (28.78%) Finance
2 110 (22.45%) Banking
3 55 (11.22%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.29%) Retail
4 21 (4.29%) Back Office
5 17 (3.47%) Legal
6 16 (3.27%) Front Office
7 10 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.63%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.63%) Law
8 8 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.61%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (28.98%) Developer
2 60 (12.24%) Analyst
3 51 (10.41%) Release Manager
4 49 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 27 (5.51%) Architect
6 25 (5.10%) Project Manager
7 24 (4.90%) Consultant
7 24 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (4.29%) .NET Developer
9 20 (4.08%) Core Java Developer
10 19 (3.88%) Agile Java Developer
11 17 (3.47%) C# Developer
11 17 (3.47%) Support Analyst
12 15 (3.06%) Applications Support
12 15 (3.06%) Senior Developer
13 14 (2.86%) Release Engineer
14 13 (2.65%) Service Manager
15 12 (2.45%) Service Analyst
16 11 (2.24%) Tester
17 10 (2.04%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (21.84%) .NET
2 49 (10.00%) Spring
3 45 (9.18%) Web Services
4 39 (7.96%) XML
5 38 (7.76%) Middleware
6 34 (6.94%) ASP.NET
7 32 (6.53%) WCF
8 31 (6.33%) RESTful
8 31 (6.33%) HTML
9 30 (6.12%) .NET Framework
10 28 (5.71%) SOAP
11 26 (5.31%) JSON
11 26 (5.31%) Hibernate
12 24 (4.90%) J2EE
12 24 (4.90%) JMS
13 23 (4.69%) Unity DI Container
14 20 (4.08%) WPF
14 20 (4.08%) Spring MVC
15 19 (3.88%) jQuery
15 19 (3.88%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.27%) Fixed Income
5 13 (2.65%) N-Tier
6 12 (2.45%) CMDB
6 12 (2.45%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.24%) Market Risk
7 11 (2.24%) Derivative
8 9 (1.84%) Equity Derivative
8 9 (1.84%) FMCG
9 7 (1.43%) RIA
10 6 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.22%) SWIFT
10 6 (1.22%) Replication
11 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.02%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.02%) User Experience
12 4 (0.82%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.82%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 96 (19.59%) Linux
2 87 (17.76%) Windows
3 64 (13.06%) UNIX
4 19 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.22%) Solaris
8 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.02%) Android
9 4 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.82%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.61%) VMS
10 3 (0.61%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.41%) AIX
11 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (18.78%) Continuous Integration
3 90 (18.37%) TDD
4 84 (17.14%) ITIL
5 83 (16.94%) Scrum
6 70 (14.29%) Change Management
7 67 (13.67%) SDLC
8 66 (13.47%) Configuration Management
9 58 (11.84%) Project Management
10 57 (11.63%) DevOps
11 51 (10.41%) SOA
12 50 (10.20%) MVC
13 45 (9.18%) Service Delivery
14 44 (8.98%) BDD
14 44 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 41 (8.37%) Pair Programming
15 41 (8.37%) Service Management
16 40 (8.16%) Unit Testing
17 37 (7.55%) Open Source
17 37 (7.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 135 (27.55%) Java
2 118 (24.08%) SQL
3 85 (17.35%) C#
4 61 (12.45%) Python
5 50 (10.20%) Perl
6 46 (9.39%) C++
7 35 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 34 (6.94%) Ruby
9 32 (6.53%) PowerShell
10 30 (6.12%) Scala
11 25 (5.10%) Groovy
12 23 (4.69%) Bash Shell
13 18 (3.67%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.45%) Apex Code
15 11 (2.24%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.63%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.63%) VBScript
16 8 (1.63%) ANSI SQL
17 7 (1.43%) Korn
17 7 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (9.39%) Degree
2 23 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.84%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.63%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (1.43%) SAP Certification
7 7 (1.43%) PMP
7 7 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.02%) ISEB
9 4 (0.82%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.20%) MCSE
11 1 (0.20%) CCNA
11 1 (0.20%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.61%) QA
2 14 (2.86%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.20%) FATCA
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.04%) GridGain
2 9 (1.84%) Docker
3 7 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.82%) Varnish
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.41%) Firmware
6 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.20%) XenServer
7 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.20%) Gluster
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.20%) KVM
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.20%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.20%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 36 (7.35%) Puppet
2 23 (4.69%) BladeLogic
3 21 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (4.29%) ITRS Geneos
4 11 (2.24%) Ansible
5 10 (2.04%) Tivoli
5 10 (2.04%) Nagios
6 7 (1.43%) Control-M
6 7 (1.43%) SCOM
7 6 (1.22%) WSUS
7 6 (1.22%) Graphite
8 4 (0.82%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.82%) StatsD
8 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.61%) SCCM
9 3 (0.61%) logstash
9 3 (0.61%) Kibana
10 2 (0.41%) yum
10 2 (0.41%) Pingdom
10 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 83 (16.94%) Oracle
2 57 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.71%) Sybase
4 21 (4.29%) SAP
4 21 (4.29%) IBM
5 20 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 19 (3.88%) Atlassian
6 19 (3.88%) Splunk
7 16 (3.27%) Remedy
8 13 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (2.65%) Informatica
9 11 (2.24%) TIBCO
9 11 (2.24%) BMC
9 11 (2.24%) VMware
10 10 (2.04%) HP
11 9 (1.84%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.63%) Perforce
13 6 (1.22%) Infragistics
13 6 (1.22%) New Relic
13 6 (1.22%) F5
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