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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 209 196 161
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -35
Contract jobs citing Release Management 228 256 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.09% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.38% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 193 223
Average daily rate
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£468 £415 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -4.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.00%
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
18573 18510 19068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.23% 78.87% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13213 12901 13213
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 224 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.10 £53.50 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -44 41 £425 +7.59% 21
Uxbridge - 4 £425 -
Bromley - 3 £500 -
Docklands, London -2 2 £488 +30.00%
Croydon -14 2 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £422 -
Hounslow 0 1 £470 -
Brentford -2 1 £450 +34.52% 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (29.60%) Finance
3 126 (26.64%) Java
4 122 (25.79%) SQL
5 112 (23.68%) .NET
6 107 (22.62%) Banking
7 106 (22.41%) SQL Server
8 103 (21.78%) Linux
9 95 (20.08%) Oracle
10 94 (19.87%) Windows
11 88 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
12 81 (17.12%) Git (software)
12 81 (17.12%) ITIL
13 79 (16.70%) Subversion
14 77 (16.28%) C#
15 75 (15.86%) TDD
15 75 (15.86%) Scrum
16 68 (14.38%) Jenkins
17 66 (13.95%) SDLC
17 66 (13.95%) Change Management
18 65 (13.74%) Python
19 60 (12.68%) Project Management
20 57 (12.05%) Configuration Management
20 57 (12.05%) UNIX
20 57 (12.05%) JIRA
21 53 (11.21%) DevOps
22 52 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
22 52 (10.99%) SOA
23 51 (10.78%) Microsoft
23 51 (10.78%) QA

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (9.94%) IIS
1 47 (9.94%) Apache
2 44 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 21 (4.44%) Confluence
4 19 (4.02%) Cloud Foundry
4 19 (4.02%) JBoss
4 19 (4.02%) WebSphere
5 17 (3.59%) MQSeries
6 13 (2.75%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (1.48%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.48%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.06%) Node.js
11 3 (0.63%) nginx
11 3 (0.63%) SAS
11 3 (0.63%) CMS
12 2 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.23%) MS Office
3 10 (2.11%) MS Project
4 6 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.48%) RMDS
3 4 (0.85%) Agresso
3 4 (0.85%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.85%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.63%) ACBS
4 3 (0.63%) SAP QM
4 3 (0.63%) Front Arena
4 3 (0.63%) SAP FI-AP
4 3 (0.63%) Algo Collateral
4 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.42%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.85%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.63%) Heroku
4 3 (0.63%) Engine Yard
4 3 (0.63%) IaaS
4 3 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.21%) Force.com
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.50%) Firewall
2 10 (2.11%) BIG-IP
2 10 (2.11%) HTTP
2 10 (2.11%) DNS
3 6 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.27%) LDAP
4 4 (0.85%) VLAN
4 4 (0.85%) Internet
5 3 (0.63%) Multicast
5 3 (0.63%) SAN
6 2 (0.42%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.21%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.21%) DSL
7 1 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.61%) MongoDB
3 34 (7.19%) Oracle Database
4 22 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (3.59%) MySQL
7 16 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.75%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (2.33%) DB2
11 10 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (1.90%) NoSQL
13 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.27%) Sybase ASE
15 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 81 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 79 (16.70%) Subversion
3 68 (14.38%) Jenkins
4 57 (12.05%) JIRA
5 48 (10.15%) Maven
6 39 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (6.13%) TeamCity
8 27 (5.71%) Ant
9 20 (4.23%) NUnit
9 20 (4.23%) MSBuild
10 19 (4.02%) Cucumber
11 17 (3.59%) Gradle
11 17 (3.59%) ClearCase
12 16 (3.38%) JUnit
13 15 (3.17%) Mercurial
14 11 (2.33%) Mockito
15 10 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (2.11%) CruiseControl
15 10 (2.11%) Introscope
16 8 (1.69%) JMeter
General
1 140 (29.60%) Finance
2 107 (22.62%) Banking
3 50 (10.57%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.44%) Back Office
5 19 (4.02%) Retail
6 18 (3.81%) Front Office
7 14 (2.96%) Legal
8 10 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.11%) Law
9 8 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.69%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.42%) Automotive
11 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 120 (25.37%) Developer
2 54 (11.42%) Release Manager
3 49 (10.36%) Analyst
4 43 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 26 (5.50%) Architect
5 26 (5.50%) Project Manager
6 24 (5.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (4.65%) Consultant
7 22 (4.65%) Applications Support
8 20 (4.23%) .NET Developer
9 17 (3.59%) Core Java Developer
10 16 (3.38%) Agile Java Developer
10 16 (3.38%) C# Developer
10 16 (3.38%) Support Analyst
11 14 (2.96%) Service Manager
11 14 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (2.33%) Senior Developer
12 11 (2.33%) SAP Consultant
12 11 (2.33%) Release Engineer
13 10 (2.11%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (23.68%) .NET
2 49 (10.36%) Web Services
3 44 (9.30%) Spring
4 43 (9.09%) XML
5 35 (7.40%) Middleware
6 30 (6.34%) .NET Framework
6 30 (6.34%) RESTful
7 29 (6.13%) ASP.NET
8 28 (5.92%) WCF
9 25 (5.29%) JSON
9 25 (5.29%) SOAP
10 24 (5.07%) J2EE
10 24 (5.07%) HTML
11 20 (4.23%) Hibernate
12 19 (4.02%) JMS
13 18 (3.81%) Unity DI Container
14 17 (3.59%) Rendezvous
14 17 (3.59%) jQuery
15 16 (3.38%) Ehcache
15 16 (3.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.29%) Management Information System
2 25 (5.29%) Fixed Income
3 23 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.96%) N-Tier
6 11 (2.33%) Derivative
6 11 (2.33%) Market Risk
7 9 (1.90%) FMCG
7 9 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (1.69%) CMDB
9 7 (1.48%) RIA
9 7 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.27%) Clustering
10 6 (1.27%) Replication
10 6 (1.27%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.06%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.85%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.85%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 103 (21.78%) Linux
2 94 (19.87%) Windows
3 57 (12.05%) UNIX
4 25 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.11%) Solaris
5 10 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.27%) Android
8 6 (1.27%) CentOS
9 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.85%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.63%) VMS
11 3 (0.63%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.63%) AIX
11 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
3 81 (17.12%) ITIL
4 75 (15.86%) TDD
4 75 (15.86%) Scrum
5 66 (13.95%) Change Management
5 66 (13.95%) SDLC
6 60 (12.68%) Project Management
7 57 (12.05%) Configuration Management
8 53 (11.21%) DevOps
9 52 (10.99%) SOA
10 43 (9.09%) BDD
10 43 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 41 (8.67%) MVC
12 40 (8.46%) Problem Management
13 37 (7.82%) Load Balancing
14 36 (7.61%) Capacity Management
14 36 (7.61%) OO
15 34 (7.19%) Service Delivery
15 34 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (26.64%) Java
2 122 (25.79%) SQL
3 77 (16.28%) C#
4 65 (13.74%) Python
5 43 (9.09%) C++
6 36 (7.61%) Perl
6 36 (7.61%) Ruby
7 33 (6.98%) PowerShell
7 33 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 26 (5.50%) Scala
9 24 (5.07%) Bash Shell
10 21 (4.44%) Groovy
11 18 (3.81%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.33%) VBScript
12 11 (2.33%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.48%) PHP
13 7 (1.48%) ANSI SQL
14 6 (1.27%) Apex Code
14 6 (1.27%) C
14 6 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (9.51%) Degree
2 19 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.69%) PMP
5 8 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.69%) SAP Certification
6 6 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.06%) ISEB
8 4 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.21%) MCSE
11 1 (0.21%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.78%) QA
2 11 (2.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.21%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (2.11%) GridGain
2 7 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.27%) Docker
4 5 (1.06%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.85%) Firmware
5 4 (0.85%) Varnish
6 3 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.42%) GPFS
7 2 (0.42%) Ceph
7 2 (0.42%) KVM
7 2 (0.42%) Gluster
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.21%) Squid
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (6.98%) Puppet
2 31 (6.55%) BladeLogic
2 31 (6.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 18 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.33%) Tivoli
5 10 (2.11%) Control-M
6 9 (1.90%) Ansible
7 8 (1.69%) SCOM
8 7 (1.48%) Cobbler
8 7 (1.48%) Nagios
9 6 (1.27%) WSUS
9 6 (1.27%) Graphite
10 5 (1.06%) SCCM
10 5 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.85%) StatsD
11 4 (0.85%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.63%) Kibana
12 3 (0.63%) logstash
13 2 (0.42%) Pingdom
13 2 (0.42%) collectd
Vendors
1 95 (20.08%) Oracle
2 51 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.13%) Red Hat
4 24 (5.07%) Splunk
5 23 (4.86%) IBM
6 21 (4.44%) Sybase
7 18 (3.81%) SAP
8 17 (3.59%) TIBCO
9 16 (3.38%) VMware
10 15 (3.17%) Atlassian
10 15 (3.17%) Remedy
11 13 (2.75%) ServiceNow
12 10 (2.11%) F5
12 10 (2.11%) HP
12 10 (2.11%) BMC
13 9 (1.90%) Informatica
14 8 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (1.48%) Infragistics
16 6 (1.27%) ATG
17 5 (1.06%) Perforce
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