The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 178 175 140
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Contract jobs citing Release Management 291 256 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 1.18% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.56% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 177 280
Average daily rate £425 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £26.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.90% -32.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +13.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Release Management
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 73 £425 -0.58% 30
Docklands, London -3 7 £520 +30.00% 1
Croydon - 6 £430 -
Canary Wharf +22 1 £600 +9.09%
Bromley +4 1 £350 -22.22%
Brentford -1 1 £388 - 1
Uxbridge -3 1 £425 -24.10% 1
Wembley - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 173 (33.14%) Finance
2 139 (26.63%) Banking
3 135 (25.86%) Windows
4 130 (24.90%) SQL
5 109 (20.88%) Oracle
6 101 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 95 (18.20%) Java
8 89 (17.05%) Linux
9 86 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (16.28%) ITIL
11 84 (16.09%) SQL Server
12 71 (13.60%) UNIX
13 68 (13.03%) XML
13 68 (13.03%) Configuration Management
14 65 (12.45%) Scrum
15 61 (11.69%) Investment Banking
15 61 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 60 (11.49%) Project Management
16 60 (11.49%) Change Management
17 59 (11.30%) Subversion
18 56 (10.73%) C#
18 56 (10.73%) .NET
18 56 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (10.34%) Degree
20 51 (9.77%) TDD
21 50 (9.58%) HTML
21 50 (9.58%) MS Excel
21 50 (9.58%) QA
22 47 (9.00%) Git (software)
23 43 (8.24%) JavaScript

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (3.83%) Apache
1 20 (3.83%) Tomcat
2 19 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 19 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.07%) IIS
4 12 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
5 11 (2.11%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.11%) Confluence
6 8 (1.53%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.15%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.15%) Mule
8 6 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (0.96%) Node.js
10 4 (0.77%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 4 (0.77%) nginx
10 4 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.94%) MS Office
3 23 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 22 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (1.34%) Temenos T24
4 6 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (1.15%) Summit
5 4 (0.77%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.77%) Siebel Analytics
6 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.38%) Aligne
7 2 (0.38%) Agresso
7 2 (0.38%) Endur
8 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.19%) ZaiNet
8 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.19%) Magento
8 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.19%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.57%) SaaS
3 3 (0.57%) GitHub
4 2 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.19%) Force.com
5 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.64%) SAN
2 17 (3.26%) HTTP
3 15 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.30%) LDAP
5 10 (1.92%) Firewall
5 10 (1.92%) Internet
6 9 (1.72%) VPN
7 7 (1.34%) Wireless
8 6 (1.15%) DNS
8 6 (1.15%) Intranet
9 4 (0.77%) FTP
9 4 (0.77%) DMZ
10 3 (0.57%) SSL
10 3 (0.57%) VoIP
11 2 (0.38%) WAN
11 2 (0.38%) Broadband
11 2 (0.38%) IPv4
11 2 (0.38%) IPv6
11 2 (0.38%) DHCP
11 2 (0.38%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 28 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (4.60%) MySQL
6 19 (3.64%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.26%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.49%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (1.34%) QlikView
15 5 (0.96%) BusinessObjects XI
15 5 (0.96%) SAP HANA
16 4 (0.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 59 (11.30%) Subversion
2 47 (9.00%) Git (software)
3 30 (5.75%) Jenkins
4 27 (5.17%) JIRA
5 23 (4.41%) Cucumber
5 23 (4.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 20 (3.83%) CruiseControl
7 19 (3.64%) Maven
8 17 (3.26%) Visual Studio
9 14 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (2.49%) MSI
10 13 (2.49%) JUnit
10 13 (2.49%) TeamCity
11 12 (2.30%) WiX
11 12 (2.30%) Hudson
12 11 (2.11%) Ant
13 10 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
13 10 (1.92%) Toad
14 9 (1.72%) NUnit
14 9 (1.72%) ClearCase
General
1 173 (33.14%) Finance
2 139 (26.63%) Banking
3 61 (11.69%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.75%) Front Office
5 23 (4.41%) Legal
6 16 (3.07%) Back Office
7 15 (2.87%) Billing
8 10 (1.92%) Retail
9 6 (1.15%) Marketing
10 5 (0.96%) Advertising
10 5 (0.96%) Law
10 5 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.77%) Publishing
12 3 (0.57%) Local Government
12 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (21.26%) Analyst
2 100 (19.16%) Developer
3 31 (5.94%) Release Manager
4 28 (5.36%) Project Manager
4 28 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 25 (4.79%) Java Developer
5 25 (4.79%) Architect
6 23 (4.41%) Consultant
6 23 (4.41%) Support Analyst
7 20 (3.83%) Senior Developer
7 20 (3.83%) Applications Support
8 19 (3.64%) Support Engineer
9 17 (3.26%) Release Engineer
9 17 (3.26%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 16 (3.07%) Release Analyst
11 15 (2.87%) Credit Analyst
11 15 (2.87%) Risk Analyst
11 15 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
12 14 (2.68%) Legal Analyst
12 14 (2.68%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (13.03%) XML
2 56 (10.73%) .NET
3 50 (9.58%) HTML
4 40 (7.66%) CSS
5 29 (5.56%) Web Services
6 27 (5.17%) Spring
7 26 (4.98%) JSON
8 24 (4.60%) Middleware
8 24 (4.60%) HTML5
9 21 (4.02%) RESTful
10 20 (3.83%) Ajax
11 19 (3.64%) CSS3
12 18 (3.45%) Application Packaging
13 17 (3.26%) jQuery
14 16 (3.07%) Grails
15 15 (2.87%) ASP.NET
16 14 (2.68%) Hibernate
17 13 (2.49%) J2EE
18 12 (2.30%) XHTML
19 11 (2.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.79%) Credit Risk
2 19 (3.64%) Open Source
3 18 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (3.45%) Clustering
4 16 (3.07%) Derivative
5 14 (2.68%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.15%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.15%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.15%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.15%) Equities
8 6 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (0.96%) Tandem
9 5 (0.96%) HACMP
9 5 (0.96%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.77%) Xbox
10 4 (0.77%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 135 (25.86%) Windows
2 89 (17.05%) Linux
3 71 (13.60%) UNIX
4 25 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (3.45%) Solaris
7 16 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.68%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.34%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.15%) AIX
10 6 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.96%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.96%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.77%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.57%) CentOS
14 2 (0.38%) Android
14 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.38%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (16.28%) ITIL
3 68 (13.03%) Configuration Management
4 65 (12.45%) Scrum
5 61 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 60 (11.49%) Project Management
6 60 (11.49%) Change Management
7 56 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (9.77%) TDD
9 42 (8.05%) Service Management
10 41 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (6.70%) Software Engineering
11 35 (6.70%) Problem Management
12 32 (6.13%) Data Modelling
12 32 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (6.13%) Change Control
13 30 (5.75%) UML
13 30 (5.75%) Service Delivery
14 29 (5.56%) Test Automation
15 25 (4.79%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 130 (24.90%) SQL
2 95 (18.20%) Java
3 56 (10.73%) C#
4 43 (8.24%) JavaScript
5 39 (7.47%) Perl
5 39 (7.47%) Python
6 29 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 26 (4.98%) Bash Shell
8 23 (4.41%) Ruby
9 22 (4.21%) PL/SQL
10 21 (4.02%) C
11 20 (3.83%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.83%) Shell Script
12 17 (3.26%) Groovy
13 16 (3.07%) C++
14 15 (2.87%) VBScript
15 13 (2.49%) VB
16 11 (2.11%) PHP
17 6 (1.15%) Bourne shell
17 6 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (10.34%) Degree
2 21 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (1.92%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.72%) PMP
6 7 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.15%) ISEB
7 6 (1.15%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.38%) CAPM
10 1 (0.19%) CIMA
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.19%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.19%) PhD
10 1 (0.19%) MCP
10 1 (0.19%) PgMP
10 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.58%) QA
2 11 (2.11%) SLA
3 10 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.34%) Basel III
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) TickIT
5 1 (0.19%) EMIR
5 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 42 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.87%) VMware ESX
4 14 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.15%) Varnish
6 5 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.96%) XenApp
6 5 (0.96%) PowerHA
7 4 (0.77%) KVM
7 4 (0.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.19%) Squid
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (6.13%) Puppet
2 19 (3.64%) SCCM
3 13 (2.49%) Nagios
4 11 (2.11%) NetBackup
5 10 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.34%) YUM
7 6 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 5 (0.96%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.77%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (0.38%) Control-M
11 1 (0.19%) Foglight
11 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 109 (20.88%) Oracle
2 101 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 33 (6.32%) VMware
4 24 (4.60%) HP
5 17 (3.26%) NetApp
6 16 (3.07%) JBoss
7 15 (2.87%) SAP
8 14 (2.68%) Citrix
8 14 (2.68%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.11%) Brocade
10 10 (1.92%) CA
11 9 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.72%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.53%) Cognos
12 8 (1.53%) Siebel
12 8 (1.53%) EMC
12 8 (1.53%) IBM
12 8 (1.53%) Remedy
12 8 (1.53%) Serena
13 7 (1.34%) Murex
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