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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Management
Rank 196 179 178
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Release Management 243 288 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.09% 1.19% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.52% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 187 172
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £29.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-32.15% +6.25%
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
17434 18911 16969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.16% 78.08% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12202 13316 11848
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 237 233
Average hourly rate £20.31 £23.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.69% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -5 44 £500 +17.64% 12
Canary Wharf +3 5 £550 -8.33%
Uxbridge +2 1 - - 2
Docklands, London -2 1 £600 +15.38%
Brentford -6 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 4
Isleworth - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 156 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (28.95%) Finance
3 135 (27.33%) Oracle
4 134 (27.13%) Linux
5 129 (26.11%) Windows
5 129 (26.11%) Java
6 109 (22.06%) ITIL
7 107 (21.66%) SQL
8 106 (21.46%) .NET
9 101 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 96 (19.43%) Banking
11 90 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (17.41%) Jenkins
13 85 (17.21%) Subversion
14 74 (14.98%) UNIX
14 74 (14.98%) DevOps
15 68 (13.77%) Project Management
15 68 (13.77%) Python
16 66 (13.36%) Change Management
16 66 (13.36%) QA
17 61 (12.35%) Configuration Management
18 58 (11.74%) C#
19 57 (11.54%) Web Services
20 56 (11.34%) XML
21 55 (11.13%) Investment Banking
22 54 (10.93%) IIS
22 54 (10.93%) Microsoft
22 54 (10.93%) Problem Management
23 53 (10.73%) Git (software)
24 51 (10.32%) Analytical Skills

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 54 (10.93%) IIS
2 48 (9.72%) Apache
3 42 (8.50%) Tomcat
4 25 (5.06%) OpenStack
5 21 (4.25%) WebSphere
6 16 (3.24%) Confluence
7 14 (2.83%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (2.23%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 9 (1.82%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.62%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
12 7 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.42%) Apache Pig
12 7 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (1.21%) SAS
14 5 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (5.47%) MS Office
2 25 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.23%) MS Project
4 9 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.61%) SPSS
7 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.62%) RMDS
3 5 (1.01%) SAP FI-AP
3 5 (1.01%) SAP GRC
3 5 (1.01%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.81%) SAP QM
4 4 (0.81%) Front Arena
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.61%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.61%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.20%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.83%) PaaS
2 14 (2.83%) Heroku
2 14 (2.83%) Engine Yard
3 8 (1.62%) IaaS
4 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.61%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.40%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Office 365
7 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.31%) Firewall
2 25 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 25 (5.06%) DNS
3 20 (4.05%) HTTP
4 17 (3.44%) VLAN
5 15 (3.04%) Internet
6 8 (1.62%) BIG-IP
7 7 (1.42%) Intranet
7 7 (1.42%) LDAP
8 5 (1.01%) DHCP
8 5 (1.01%) SAN
9 4 (0.81%) SSL
9 4 (0.81%) Multicast
10 3 (0.61%) LAN
10 3 (0.61%) WAN
11 2 (0.40%) VPN
11 2 (0.40%) Cisco ICM
11 2 (0.40%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.20%) iBeacon
12 1 (0.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.72%) Oracle Database
3 37 (7.49%) MySQL
4 34 (6.88%) Relational Database
5 31 (6.28%) MongoDB
6 29 (5.87%) RDBMS
7 28 (5.67%) NoSQL
8 25 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (3.24%) DB2
12 14 (2.83%) Big Data
13 13 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (2.63%) Hadoop
14 10 (2.02%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.62%) Data Mining
15 8 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (1.42%) DataStage
16 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 86 (17.41%) Jenkins
2 85 (17.21%) Subversion
3 53 (10.73%) Git (software)
4 50 (10.12%) JIRA
5 39 (7.89%) Maven
6 38 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 31 (6.28%) Ant
8 22 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (4.05%) MSBuild
10 18 (3.64%) Mercurial
11 15 (3.04%) Gradle
12 9 (1.82%) JUnit
12 9 (1.82%) JMeter
13 8 (1.62%) MSI
13 8 (1.62%) Introscope
13 8 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 8 (1.62%) Hudson
14 7 (1.42%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.42%) Visual Studio
14 7 (1.42%) jMock
General
1 143 (28.95%) Finance
2 96 (19.43%) Banking
3 55 (11.13%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.25%) Front Office
5 15 (3.04%) Retail
6 13 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.02%) Back Office
8 7 (1.42%) Law
9 6 (1.21%) Legal
10 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Marketing
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (15.99%) Developer
2 73 (14.78%) Analyst
3 57 (11.54%) Release Manager
4 39 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (6.68%) Architect
6 29 (5.87%) Consultant
7 28 (5.67%) Project Manager
8 21 (4.25%) Applications Support
9 20 (4.05%) Java Developer
10 19 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
11 18 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.44%) Environment Manager
12 17 (3.44%) Service Manager
13 16 (3.24%) Support Analyst
13 16 (3.24%) Delivery Manager
14 15 (3.04%) Coordinator
15 14 (2.83%) Build Manager
15 14 (2.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 13 (2.63%) SAP Functional Consultant
16 13 (2.63%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (21.46%) .NET
2 57 (11.54%) Web Services
3 56 (11.34%) XML
4 33 (6.68%) J2EE
5 24 (4.86%) Middleware
6 22 (4.45%) CSS
6 22 (4.45%) Spring
7 20 (4.05%) SOAP
7 20 (4.05%) MCollective
8 19 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 19 (3.85%) REST
9 17 (3.44%) JSON
9 17 (3.44%) WCF
10 16 (3.24%) Java EE
10 16 (3.24%) HTML
10 16 (3.24%) Rendezvous
11 14 (2.83%) Ajax
11 14 (2.83%) Django
11 14 (2.83%) RESTful
12 13 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.25%) Fixed Income
4 21 (4.25%) Clustering
5 20 (4.05%) Open Source
6 19 (3.85%) Device Driver
6 19 (3.85%) N-Tier
6 19 (3.85%) Derivative
7 16 (3.24%) Equity Derivative
8 9 (1.82%) FMCG
8 9 (1.82%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (1.42%) Equities
10 7 (1.42%) CMDB
11 6 (1.21%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.21%) iPad
11 6 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.01%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 134 (27.13%) Linux
2 129 (26.11%) Windows
3 74 (14.98%) UNIX
4 29 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (4.86%) Ubuntu
6 21 (4.25%) CentOS
7 20 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.02%) Solaris
9 9 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.42%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.21%) Android
12 3 (0.61%) Debian
12 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.61%) AIX
13 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.20%) SUSE
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (22.06%) ITIL
3 90 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
4 74 (14.98%) DevOps
5 68 (13.77%) Project Management
6 66 (13.36%) Change Management
7 61 (12.35%) Configuration Management
8 54 (10.93%) Problem Management
9 51 (10.32%) TDD
10 48 (9.72%) Load Balancing
11 44 (8.91%) Capacity Management
12 41 (8.30%) Service Management
13 39 (7.89%) Scrum
14 35 (7.09%) E-Commerce
15 33 (6.68%) Service Delivery
15 33 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (6.68%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
16 31 (6.28%) Incident Management
16 31 (6.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 129 (26.11%) Java
2 107 (21.66%) SQL
3 68 (13.77%) Python
4 58 (11.74%) C#
5 48 (9.72%) Shell Script
6 43 (8.70%) Bash Shell
7 40 (8.10%) Perl
8 32 (6.48%) JavaScript
8 32 (6.48%) PowerShell
9 30 (6.07%) Ruby
10 27 (5.47%) C++
11 19 (3.85%) VBScript
12 17 (3.44%) Korn
13 11 (2.23%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.82%) VBA
15 8 (1.62%) XPath
16 7 (1.42%) Groovy
16 7 (1.42%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.42%) VB
17 6 (1.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (9.31%) Degree
2 13 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.63%) SAP Certification
3 11 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.62%) PMP
6 5 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) CCIE
9 1 (0.20%) CCNA
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.20%) IIBA
9 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.20%) MBA
9 1 (0.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (13.36%) QA
2 14 (2.83%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.40%) COBIT
3 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.20%) FATCA
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.42%) vSphere
3 7 (1.42%) Firmware
4 5 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (0.61%) Squid
7 2 (0.40%) KVM
7 2 (0.40%) GPFS
7 2 (0.40%) Ceph
7 2 (0.40%) Gluster
7 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (9.31%) Puppet
2 27 (5.47%) ITRS Geneos
3 22 (4.45%) Cobbler
4 17 (3.44%) BladeLogic
5 16 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (3.04%) Nagios
7 13 (2.63%) Control-M
8 11 (2.23%) collectd
9 10 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (1.21%) SCOM
10 6 (1.21%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.21%) Ansible
11 5 (1.01%) logstash
11 5 (1.01%) Kibana
11 5 (1.01%) SCCM
12 4 (0.81%) WSUS
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.61%) Graphite
13 3 (0.61%) StatsD
13 3 (0.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 135 (27.33%) Oracle
2 54 (10.93%) Microsoft
3 47 (9.51%) VMware
4 38 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 28 (5.67%) SAP
6 26 (5.26%) IBM
7 22 (4.45%) Splunk
8 16 (3.24%) Remedy
8 16 (3.24%) TIBCO
9 14 (2.83%) ATG
10 13 (2.63%) ServiceNow
11 12 (2.43%) Perforce
12 11 (2.23%) Sybase
13 10 (2.02%) Cisco
14 9 (1.82%) Sun
14 9 (1.82%) webMethods
14 9 (1.82%) F5
15 7 (1.42%) Infragistics
15 7 (1.42%) HP
16 6 (1.21%) Murex
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London
Lorien Resourcing
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London
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Salt
Rate: £50000 per annum
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London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + Flexible
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £800 per day
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