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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 199 195 181
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing Release Management 248 264 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.00% 1.06% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.36% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 180 188
Average daily rate
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£450 £473 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £379
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £41.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £52.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.23% +110.00%
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
19127 19366 18283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.63% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13869 13562 12477
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 230 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.63 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +15 57 £450 +7.46% 16
Isleworth - 3 £378 - 1
Hounslow +1 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf +6 1 £450 -18.18%
Westminster -4 1 £550 -
Wembley - 1 £275 -
Croydon - 1 £700 -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 170 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (27.79%) Oracle
3 136 (27.59%) Banking
4 134 (27.18%) Finance
5 117 (23.73%) SQL
6 115 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 112 (22.72%) Java
8 104 (21.10%) ITIL
9 94 (19.07%) Linux
10 93 (18.86%) Scrum
11 87 (17.65%) TDD
12 85 (17.24%) Windows
13 77 (15.62%) Microsoft
14 68 (13.79%) Change Management
14 68 (13.79%) Investment Banking
15 66 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
16 65 (13.18%) XML
16 65 (13.18%) .NET
17 59 (11.97%) QA
18 57 (11.56%) Jenkins
19 54 (10.95%) Pair Programming
20 53 (10.75%) Configuration Management
21 52 (10.55%) JavaScript
21 52 (10.55%) DevOps
22 50 (10.14%) C#
22 50 (10.14%) Project Management
23 49 (9.94%) Middleware
24 48 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
25 47 (9.53%) SOAP
25 47 (9.53%) OO

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 44 (8.92%) Tomcat
2 43 (8.72%) Apache
2 43 (8.72%) JBoss
3 42 (8.52%) WebSphere
4 29 (5.88%) Confluence
5 27 (5.48%) WebLogic
6 23 (4.67%) IIS
7 19 (3.85%) GlassFish
8 18 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (3.04%) CMS
10 13 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (2.03%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.83%) IBM HTTP Server
12 9 (1.83%) Node.js
13 7 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (1.22%) WebSphere Process Server
15 5 (1.01%) NetWeaver
15 5 (1.01%) Apache Solr
15 5 (1.01%) Apache Pig
15 5 (1.01%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 35 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.07%) MS Office
3 11 (2.23%) MS Project
4 9 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.22%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.81%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 3 (0.61%) Siebel Analytics
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.41%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.41%) Magento
5 2 (0.41%) Documaker
5 2 (0.41%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.42%) Amazon S3
2 7 (1.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 7 (1.42%) ElastiCache
3 3 (0.61%) GitHub
4 2 (0.41%) Force.com
4 2 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.20%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.04%) HTTP
2 10 (2.03%) LDAP
3 9 (1.83%) SSL
4 8 (1.62%) BIG-IP
4 8 (1.62%) Intranet
5 7 (1.42%) DNS
6 6 (1.22%) WAN
6 6 (1.22%) SAN
6 6 (1.22%) Internet
7 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.41%) Firewall
8 1 (0.20%) CTI
8 1 (0.20%) VPN
8 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.20%) FTP
8 1 (0.20%) LAN
8 1 (0.20%) SMTP
8 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.87%) NoSQL
3 23 (4.67%) MySQL
4 21 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 20 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (3.04%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.03%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (1.83%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.42%) Couchbase
13 6 (1.22%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (1.22%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 57 (11.56%) Jenkins
2 45 (9.13%) JIRA
3 41 (8.32%) Git (software)
4 32 (6.49%) Maven
5 26 (5.27%) Subversion
6 21 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 20 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (3.65%) Hudson
9 11 (2.23%) CruiseControl
10 10 (2.03%) NUnit
11 9 (1.83%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.62%) Selenium
12 8 (1.62%) Ant
13 7 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (1.22%) MSBuild
14 6 (1.22%) WebDriver
15 5 (1.01%) TeamCity
16 4 (0.81%) WiX
16 4 (0.81%) JUnit
16 4 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 136 (27.59%) Banking
2 134 (27.18%) Finance
3 68 (13.79%) Investment Banking
4 28 (5.68%) Front Office
5 24 (4.87%) Retail
6 12 (2.43%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.23%) Legal
8 10 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.62%) Back Office
10 7 (1.42%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.42%) Marketing
11 5 (1.01%) Advertising
11 5 (1.01%) Publishing
12 4 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.61%) Billing
14 2 (0.41%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (28.80%) Developer
2 64 (12.98%) Analyst
3 53 (10.75%) Release Manager
4 29 (5.88%) Administrator
5 28 (5.68%) Java Developer
6 27 (5.48%) Architect
7 25 (5.07%) Project Manager
8 19 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (3.65%) DBA
10 17 (3.45%) Consultant
10 17 (3.45%) Middleware Developer
11 14 (2.84%) Change Manager
11 14 (2.84%) Linux Administrator
12 12 (2.43%) Business Analyst
12 12 (2.43%) Applications Support
13 11 (2.23%) Build Manager
13 11 (2.23%) Release Analyst
14 10 (2.03%) ETL Developer
14 10 (2.03%) Lead Developer
14 10 (2.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (13.18%) XML
1 65 (13.18%) .NET
2 49 (9.94%) Middleware
3 47 (9.53%) SOAP
4 42 (8.52%) Web Services
5 39 (7.91%) HTML
6 36 (7.30%) JSON
7 26 (5.27%) CSS
7 26 (5.27%) REST
8 22 (4.46%) XSD
9 20 (4.06%) Spring
10 18 (3.65%) OSGi
10 18 (3.65%) Apache Camel
10 18 (3.65%) ActiveMQ
11 17 (3.45%) LAMP
12 16 (3.25%) ASP.NET
13 15 (3.04%) Hibernate
13 15 (3.04%) Symfony
13 15 (3.04%) WCF
13 15 (3.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.33%) Open Source
2 35 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.65%) Credit Risk
4 14 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.64%) Market Risk
6 10 (2.03%) CMDB
6 10 (2.03%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.83%) Derivative
8 7 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.42%) Video on Demand
8 7 (1.42%) User Experience
9 5 (1.01%) HACMP
9 5 (1.01%) Replication
9 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.81%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.81%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.81%) Clustering
10 4 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 94 (19.07%) Linux
2 85 (17.24%) Windows
3 25 (5.07%) UNIX
4 24 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.22%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.01%) AIX
9 3 (0.61%) CentOS
9 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.41%) Debian
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.41%) Solaris
10 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (21.10%) ITIL
3 93 (18.86%) Scrum
4 87 (17.65%) TDD
5 68 (13.79%) Change Management
6 66 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (10.95%) Pair Programming
8 53 (10.75%) Configuration Management
9 52 (10.55%) DevOps
10 50 (10.14%) Project Management
11 48 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 47 (9.53%) OO
13 40 (8.11%) Software Engineering
14 39 (7.91%) UML
15 37 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
17 34 (6.90%) Service Management
18 32 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
19 29 (5.88%) PRINCE2
20 27 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 117 (23.73%) SQL
2 112 (22.72%) Java
3 52 (10.55%) JavaScript
4 50 (10.14%) C#
5 46 (9.33%) PowerShell
6 37 (7.51%) Python
7 34 (6.90%) C
8 28 (5.68%) Shell Script
9 18 (3.65%) PHP
10 17 (3.45%) Perl
11 16 (3.25%) Ruby
12 15 (3.04%) VB
13 10 (2.03%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.03%) VBScript
14 9 (1.83%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.83%) Groovy
15 8 (1.62%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.01%) VBA
16 5 (1.01%) C++
17 3 (0.61%) Jython
Qualifications
1 31 (6.29%) Degree
2 19 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.01%) SAP Certification
4 5 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) HND
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) CISA
7 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.20%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.20%) OCP
7 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.20%) CCNA
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (11.97%) QA
2 22 (4.46%) ISO 9001
3 12 (2.43%) SLA
4 4 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 19 (3.85%) XenServer
4 12 (2.43%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (1.22%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.01%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.61%) Varnish
9 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.41%) NFS
10 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.20%) XenApp
10 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.20%) GridGain
10 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 43 (8.72%) Puppet
2 22 (4.46%) Control-M
3 19 (3.85%) Tivoli
4 14 (2.84%) Nagios
5 13 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (1.83%) BladeLogic
6 9 (1.83%) ITRS Geneos
6 9 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.01%) logstash
7 5 (1.01%) Kibana
8 4 (0.81%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.41%) YUM
9 2 (0.41%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Foglight
10 1 (0.20%) WMI
10 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.20%) SCCM
10 1 (0.20%) Ambari
10 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 137 (27.79%) Oracle
2 77 (15.62%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.68%) VMware
4 25 (5.07%) Atlassian
5 23 (4.67%) Citrix
6 22 (4.46%) Red Hat
7 19 (3.85%) LANDesk
7 19 (3.85%) IBM
8 18 (3.65%) SAP
9 17 (3.45%) Business Objects
9 17 (3.45%) Zend
10 14 (2.84%) Informatica
11 12 (2.43%) Siebel
12 11 (2.23%) BMC
13 10 (2.03%) ServiceNow
13 10 (2.03%) Cognos
14 9 (1.83%) Hyperion
14 9 (1.83%) NetApp
14 9 (1.83%) HP
14 9 (1.83%) Altiris
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