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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 197 186 200
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Release Management 239 271 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.28% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.59% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 172 175
Average daily rate £480 £480 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £415 £390
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +251.85%
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
17632 17050 17380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.28% 80.33% 80.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12602 12214 11927
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 196 238
Average hourly rate £22.12 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £48.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 34 £463 -7.50% 17
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £325 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £500 -
Paddington - 3 £575 -
Docklands, London +7 1 £475 -20.83%
Croydon -13 1 £300 +185.71%
Romford - 1 - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 134 (25.97%) Finance
2 132 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (25.39%) ITIL
4 128 (24.81%) Linux
5 115 (22.29%) SQL
6 102 (19.77%) Oracle
7 98 (18.99%) Java
7 98 (18.99%) Windows
8 88 (17.05%) Python
9 87 (16.86%) Project Management
9 87 (16.86%) Change Management
10 83 (16.09%) SQL Server
11 81 (15.70%) Banking
12 79 (15.31%) DevOps
13 73 (14.15%) Git (software)
14 72 (13.95%) Unix
15 68 (13.18%) Perl
16 66 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
17 65 (12.60%) Jenkins
17 65 (12.60%) Degree
18 62 (12.02%) Configuration Management
19 61 (11.82%) SDLC
20 60 (11.63%) Microsoft
21 57 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
22 56 (10.85%) Problem Management
23 55 (10.66%) JavaScript
24 54 (10.47%) Service Management
25 52 (10.08%) HTML
26 51 (9.88%) Puppet
26 51 (9.88%) Opscode Chef

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (2.71%) Confluence
2 13 (2.52%) Apache
2 13 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.74%) IIS
4 9 (1.74%) Node.js
5 7 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.36%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.97%) CMS
6 5 (0.97%) JBoss
6 5 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.78%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.58%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.58%) nginx
9 2 (0.39%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.91%) MS Office
3 8 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.58%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.29%) ION MarketView
2 8 (1.55%) SAP GRC
3 7 (1.36%) SAP MM
3 7 (1.36%) SAP SRM
4 6 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.97%) Summit
6 4 (0.78%) Adaptiv
6 4 (0.78%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.58%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.39%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.39%) Documaker
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
8 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.19%) Misys Equation
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
9 1 (0.19%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.74%) GitHub
5 7 (1.36%) Force.com
6 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.97%) Office 365
7 5 (0.97%) SaaS
8 4 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.19%) Datadog
11 1 (0.19%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.26%) Firewall
2 20 (3.88%) Multicast
3 12 (2.33%) LDAP
3 12 (2.33%) SAN
4 10 (1.94%) DNS
5 6 (1.16%) DHCP
5 6 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.97%) HTTP
6 5 (0.97%) NAS
6 5 (0.97%) WAN
7 4 (0.78%) SSH
7 4 (0.78%) SSL
8 3 (0.58%) Internet
8 3 (0.58%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.39%) Intranet
9 2 (0.39%) LAN
9 2 (0.39%) SMTP
9 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.19%) Wireless
10 1 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.56%) Oracle Database
3 32 (6.20%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.43%) MySQL
5 24 (4.65%) OLTP
6 14 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.52%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.55%) SAP BW
11 7 (1.36%) Big Data
11 7 (1.36%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.16%) SAP BI
12 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (0.97%) HBase
14 4 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 73 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 65 (12.60%) Jenkins
3 50 (9.69%) JIRA
4 44 (8.53%) Subversion
5 35 (6.78%) Maven
6 28 (5.43%) TeamCity
7 23 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (3.29%) Ant
8 17 (3.29%) Hudson
9 14 (2.71%) Sonatype Nexus
10 13 (2.52%) NUnit
11 12 (2.33%) Gradle
11 12 (2.33%) MSBuild
12 9 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.74%) FishEye
12 9 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (1.55%) NCover
13 8 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (1.36%) FxCop
14 7 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 134 (25.97%) Finance
2 81 (15.70%) Banking
3 39 (7.56%) Front Office
4 26 (5.04%) Investment Banking
5 23 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.88%) Retail
7 13 (2.52%) Legal
7 13 (2.52%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.33%) Back Office
8 12 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (2.13%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.94%) Publishing
11 8 (1.55%) Marketing
12 6 (1.16%) Advertising
13 4 (0.78%) Billing
14 3 (0.58%) Automotive
14 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.39%) International Banking
15 2 (0.39%) Law
15 2 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 93 (18.02%) Developer
2 83 (16.09%) Release Manager
3 67 (12.98%) Analyst
4 38 (7.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 28 (5.43%) Oracle Developer
6 27 (5.23%) Support Analyst
7 25 (4.84%) C++ Developer
7 25 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 24 (4.65%) Consultant
8 24 (4.65%) Unix Developer
9 22 (4.26%) Project Manager
10 21 (4.07%) Architect
11 20 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
12 18 (3.49%) Applications Support
12 18 (3.49%) Service Analyst
13 16 (3.10%) Configuration Manager
13 16 (3.10%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 16 (3.10%) Software Developer
14 15 (2.91%) AWS Engineer
14 15 (2.91%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.08%) HTML
2 48 (9.30%) .NET
3 35 (6.78%) SOAP
3 35 (6.78%) Web Services
4 27 (5.23%) REST
5 26 (5.04%) JMS
6 24 (4.65%) CSS
6 24 (4.65%) JSON
6 24 (4.65%) STL
7 23 (4.46%) XML
8 19 (3.68%) Spring
9 18 (3.49%) Middleware
10 17 (3.29%) Rendezvous
11 14 (2.71%) jQuery
11 14 (2.71%) WCF
12 13 (2.52%) AngularJS
12 13 (2.52%) Hibernate
12 13 (2.52%) Unity DI Container
12 13 (2.52%) Visualforce
12 13 (2.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.10%) Equities
3 16 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (2.91%) FMCG
5 14 (2.71%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.94%) Derivative
7 10 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.74%) CMDB
9 8 (1.55%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.36%) EMC VMAX
10 7 (1.36%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.36%) Reinsurance
10 7 (1.36%) Statistics
11 6 (1.16%) BBC
11 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.16%) Wiki
12 5 (0.97%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 128 (24.81%) Linux
2 98 (18.99%) Windows
3 72 (13.95%) Unix
4 26 (5.04%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.97%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.78%) AIX
9 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.78%) CentOS
9 4 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.78%) Solaris
9 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.58%) Android
10 3 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (25.39%) ITIL
3 87 (16.86%) Change Management
3 87 (16.86%) Project Management
4 79 (15.31%) DevOps
5 66 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (12.02%) Configuration Management
7 61 (11.82%) SDLC
8 56 (10.85%) Problem Management
9 54 (10.47%) Service Management
10 47 (9.11%) High Availability
10 47 (9.11%) Software Engineering
11 46 (8.91%) Scrum
12 44 (8.53%) Service Delivery
12 44 (8.53%) TDD
13 41 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (7.17%) Incident Management
14 37 (7.17%) OO
15 34 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (22.29%) SQL
2 98 (18.99%) Java
3 88 (17.05%) Python
4 68 (13.18%) Perl
5 55 (10.66%) JavaScript
6 46 (8.91%) C++
7 36 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 33 (6.40%) Bash Shell
8 33 (6.40%) C#
9 18 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.10%) Ruby
11 13 (2.52%) Apex Code
12 11 (2.13%) Scala
13 8 (1.55%) Groovy
13 8 (1.55%) VB
14 7 (1.36%) SOQL
15 6 (1.16%) Korn
16 5 (0.97%) C
16 5 (0.97%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.97%) XAML
Qualifications
1 65 (12.60%) Degree
2 27 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 10 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.78%) ISEB
9 4 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.78%) PMP
10 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.39%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.19%) CCA
12 1 (0.19%) CCNP
12 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.69%) QA
2 25 (4.84%) SLA
3 6 (1.16%) MiFID
4 5 (0.97%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.49%) Docker
3 17 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.16%) XenApp
5 5 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.97%) NFS
6 4 (0.78%) vCloud
7 3 (0.58%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.39%) iptables
8 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.19%) Firmware
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.19%) Varnish
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) Xen
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
1 51 (9.88%) Puppet
2 23 (4.46%) Nagios
3 19 (3.68%) Ansible
3 19 (3.68%) ITRS Geneos
4 12 (2.33%) ZABBIX
5 10 (1.94%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.74%) Capistrano
6 9 (1.74%) SCCM
7 4 (0.78%) Casper Suite
7 4 (0.78%) EMC VPLEX
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.78%) Packer
7 4 (0.78%) yum
8 3 (0.58%) Mesos
8 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 102 (19.77%) Oracle
2 60 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 40 (7.75%) SAP
4 27 (5.23%) Splunk
5 23 (4.46%) Sybase
6 19 (3.68%) TIBCO
6 19 (3.68%) VMware
7 18 (3.49%) Atlassian
7 18 (3.49%) Citrix
8 17 (3.29%) HP
8 17 (3.29%) ION Trading
9 15 (2.91%) IBM
9 15 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (2.52%) Rally
11 12 (2.33%) Calypso
11 12 (2.33%) Murex
12 11 (2.13%) Cisco
12 11 (2.13%) ServiceNow
13 10 (1.94%) CollabNet
13 10 (1.94%) New Relic
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