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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 184 198 160
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -38
Contract jobs citing Release Management 262 251 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.14% 1.03% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.33% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 188 199
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £14.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+98.21% -34.50%
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
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 -28 57 £450 - 16
Canary Wharf +3 2 £450 -14.28%
Westminster - 2 £525 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 176 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (25.93%) Finance
3 125 (24.56%) Java
4 124 (24.36%) Banking
5 123 (24.17%) Oracle
6 117 (22.99%) Linux
7 115 (22.59%) SQL
8 110 (21.61%) SQL Server
9 100 (19.65%) ITIL
10 98 (19.25%) Windows
11 93 (18.27%) TDD
12 82 (16.11%) Scrum
13 80 (15.72%) .NET
14 79 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
15 73 (14.34%) Jenkins
16 72 (14.15%) DevOps
16 72 (14.15%) Change Management
17 71 (13.95%) Microsoft
17 71 (13.95%) QA
18 69 (13.56%) XML
19 62 (12.18%) Investment Banking
20 59 (11.59%) Configuration Management
21 57 (11.20%) C#
22 56 (11.00%) Web Services
23 53 (10.41%) Python
23 53 (10.41%) JavaScript
23 53 (10.41%) Puppet
24 52 (10.22%) Apache
25 51 (10.02%) OO
26 48 (9.43%) Open Source

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 52 (10.22%) Apache
2 45 (8.84%) Tomcat
3 37 (7.27%) JBoss
4 33 (6.48%) WebSphere
5 26 (5.11%) Confluence
6 21 (4.13%) OpenStack
6 21 (4.13%) WebLogic
6 21 (4.13%) IIS
7 16 (3.14%) GlassFish
8 11 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (2.16%) CMS
9 9 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.77%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.77%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (1.57%) Node.js
11 6 (1.18%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.98%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.98%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 28 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.13%) MS Office
3 12 (2.36%) MS Project
4 10 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.18%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.98%) SAP GRC
3 5 (0.98%) Siebel Analytics
4 2 (0.39%) SAP QM
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.39%) Documaker
4 2 (0.39%) Magento
4 2 (0.39%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (0.20%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.20%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.55%) PaaS
3 11 (2.16%) Heroku
3 11 (2.16%) Engine Yard
4 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.59%) GitHub
6 2 (0.39%) SaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Force.com
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.20%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.32%) DNS
2 18 (3.54%) Firewall
3 17 (3.34%) TCP/IP
3 17 (3.34%) HTTP
4 10 (1.96%) VLAN
4 10 (1.96%) LDAP
4 10 (1.96%) SSL
4 10 (1.96%) SAN
5 9 (1.77%) Internet
6 8 (1.57%) BIG-IP
6 8 (1.57%) Intranet
7 6 (1.18%) WAN
8 3 (0.59%) DHCP
8 3 (0.59%) VPN
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco ICM
9 2 (0.39%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.39%) FTP
10 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.20%) DSL
10 1 (0.20%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.88%) MySQL
3 34 (6.68%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 23 (4.52%) MongoDB
5 23 (4.52%) Relational Database
6 21 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (3.93%) RDBMS
8 19 (3.73%) Oracle Database
9 18 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (3.14%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.96%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.77%) Big Data
13 9 (1.77%) Data Mining
14 8 (1.57%) DB2
15 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 73 (14.34%) Jenkins
2 45 (8.84%) JIRA
3 43 (8.45%) Subversion
3 43 (8.45%) Git (software)
4 25 (4.91%) Maven
5 24 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (4.32%) Hudson
7 17 (3.34%) Cucumber
8 13 (2.55%) TeamCity
9 12 (2.36%) CruiseControl
10 11 (2.16%) NUnit
11 9 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (1.38%) Selenium
12 7 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (1.38%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.38%) Ant
13 6 (1.18%) JUnit
13 6 (1.18%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.98%) jMock
14 5 (0.98%) WiX
General
1 132 (25.93%) Finance
2 124 (24.36%) Banking
3 62 (12.18%) Investment Banking
4 29 (5.70%) Front Office
5 21 (4.13%) Retail
6 12 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.77%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.57%) Legal
9 8 (1.57%) Back Office
10 4 (0.79%) Marketing
11 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.39%) Advertising
12 2 (0.39%) Law
12 2 (0.39%) Local Government
12 2 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 147 (28.88%) Developer
2 65 (12.77%) Analyst
3 57 (11.20%) Release Manager
4 32 (6.29%) Architect
5 31 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 29 (5.70%) Java Developer
7 25 (4.91%) Administrator
8 22 (4.32%) Consultant
9 18 (3.54%) Service Analyst
10 17 (3.34%) Project Manager
11 16 (3.14%) Build Manager
11 16 (3.14%) Technical Architect
12 15 (2.95%) Middleware Developer
13 13 (2.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 13 (2.55%) Build and Release Manager
13 13 (2.55%) Linux Engineer
13 13 (2.55%) Linux Administrator
13 13 (2.55%) Release Analyst
14 12 (2.36%) Environment Manager
14 12 (2.36%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (15.72%) .NET
2 69 (13.56%) XML
3 56 (11.00%) Web Services
4 44 (8.64%) Middleware
5 41 (8.06%) SOAP
6 33 (6.48%) JSON
7 31 (6.09%) HTML
8 25 (4.91%) REST
8 25 (4.91%) CSS
9 22 (4.32%) Spring
10 20 (3.93%) WCF
11 19 (3.73%) ActiveMQ
12 17 (3.34%) Apache Camel
12 17 (3.34%) XSD
12 17 (3.34%) .NET Framework
13 16 (3.14%) OSGi
14 15 (2.95%) Backbone.js
14 15 (2.95%) Symfony
14 15 (2.95%) J2EE
15 14 (2.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.43%) Open Source
2 28 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.54%) Clustering
5 17 (3.34%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.14%) Derivative
7 15 (2.95%) Credit Risk
7 15 (2.95%) N-Tier
8 14 (2.75%) Market Risk
9 12 (2.36%) Device Driver
10 11 (2.16%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.77%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.18%) User Experience
12 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.18%) CMDB
13 5 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (0.98%) Video on Demand
13 5 (0.98%) HACMP
13 5 (0.98%) Replication
13 5 (0.98%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 117 (22.99%) Linux
2 98 (19.25%) Windows
3 46 (9.04%) UNIX
4 40 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (4.13%) Ubuntu
6 18 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (3.14%) CentOS
8 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.98%) AIX
9 5 (0.98%) Solaris
9 5 (0.98%) Debian
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.39%) Android
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (19.65%) ITIL
3 93 (18.27%) TDD
4 82 (16.11%) Scrum
5 79 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (14.15%) DevOps
6 72 (14.15%) Change Management
7 59 (11.59%) Configuration Management
8 51 (10.02%) OO
9 47 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 47 (9.23%) Project Management
9 47 (9.23%) Service Management
10 44 (8.64%) Pair Programming
11 43 (8.45%) Software Engineering
12 38 (7.47%) User Acceptance Testing
13 36 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (6.48%) Problem Management
15 31 (6.09%) Migration
15 31 (6.09%) Capacity Management
15 31 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 125 (24.56%) Java
2 115 (22.59%) SQL
3 57 (11.20%) C#
4 53 (10.41%) Python
4 53 (10.41%) JavaScript
5 44 (8.64%) Shell Script
6 39 (7.66%) PowerShell
7 28 (5.50%) Perl
8 24 (4.72%) C
9 23 (4.52%) Bash Shell
10 22 (4.32%) Ruby
11 21 (4.13%) PHP
12 12 (2.36%) VB
13 11 (2.16%) T-SQL
13 11 (2.16%) C++
13 11 (2.16%) Korn
14 7 (1.38%) VBScript
15 6 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.98%) Groovy
16 5 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (5.11%) Degree
2 19 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.38%) SAP Certification
5 5 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) HND
8 2 (0.39%) ISEB
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) APMP
9 1 (0.20%) IIBA
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.20%) CISA
9 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.20%) OCP
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (13.95%) QA
2 16 (3.14%) ISO 9001
3 13 (2.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.95%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (2.75%) XenServer
4 8 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (1.18%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.98%) PowerHA
6 5 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.59%) Varnish
8 2 (0.39%) Squid
8 2 (0.39%) NFS
8 2 (0.39%) vSphere
8 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.20%) GridGain
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 53 (10.41%) Puppet
2 25 (4.91%) Control-M
3 18 (3.54%) Nagios
4 17 (3.34%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (2.75%) Tivoli
6 13 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (2.36%) Cobbler
8 9 (1.77%) collectd
8 9 (1.77%) ITRS Geneos
8 9 (1.77%) BladeLogic
9 8 (1.57%) logstash
9 8 (1.57%) Kibana
10 4 (0.79%) Ansible
11 2 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.39%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.39%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.39%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.39%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 123 (24.17%) Oracle
2 71 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 45 (8.84%) VMware
4 29 (5.70%) Red Hat
5 23 (4.52%) Atlassian
5 23 (4.52%) SAP
6 19 (3.73%) IBM
7 18 (3.54%) Remedy
7 18 (3.54%) Citrix
8 17 (3.34%) Zend
8 17 (3.34%) Business Objects
9 16 (3.14%) LANDesk
10 14 (2.75%) BMC
11 9 (1.77%) Tableau
11 9 (1.77%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.77%) Informatica
11 9 (1.77%) Altiris
12 8 (1.57%) Sybase
12 8 (1.57%) EMC
12 8 (1.57%) NetApp
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