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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
England / London
Rank 200 197 180
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Release Management 224 244 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.14% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.34% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 170 170
Median daily rate £453 £485 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.70% -0.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £415
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -45.26%

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
16429 18227 17626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.94% 85.00% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11899 13033 12566
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 218 206
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Release Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 44 £535 +12.63% 10
Kingston Upon Thames -1 8 £375 +15.38%
Westminster - 2 £650 -
Hammersmith - 2 £360 -
Croydon +2 1 £450 +50.00%
Docklands, London 0 1 £600 +26.31%
Canary Wharf 0 1 £240 -58.18%
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 182 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (25.00%) Finance
3 118 (23.05%) SQL
4 99 (19.34%) Banking
5 98 (19.14%) ITIL
6 93 (18.16%) DevOps
7 89 (17.38%) Linux
8 86 (16.80%) Scrum
9 82 (16.02%) SDLC
10 77 (15.04%) Windows
10 77 (15.04%) Java
11 74 (14.45%) Unix
12 72 (14.06%) JIRA
13 71 (13.87%) Change Management
14 67 (13.09%) QA
15 66 (12.89%) Oracle
16 64 (12.50%) Project Management
17 63 (12.30%) Git (software)
18 59 (11.52%) C++
18 59 (11.52%) Microsoft
19 57 (11.13%) Security Cleared
20 56 (10.94%) Service Management
20 56 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
21 53 (10.35%) .NET
21 53 (10.35%) OO
21 53 (10.35%) Jenkins
22 50 (9.77%) SQL Server
23 49 (9.57%) Configuration Management
23 49 (9.57%) SC Cleared
24 48 (9.38%) Investment Banking

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (8.40%) Confluence
2 35 (6.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.17%) MQSeries
5 6 (1.17%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.17%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.78%) Apache
7 4 (0.78%) CMS
7 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.59%) IIS
8 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.39%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.39%) SAS
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.91%) MS Office
3 19 (3.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.59%) Lorenzo
2 3 (0.59%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Eikon
3 1 (0.20%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.20%) HFM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.32%) GitHub
4 10 (1.95%) Office 365
5 8 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (1.56%) OneDrive
5 8 (1.56%) Yammer
6 7 (1.37%) SaaS
7 4 (0.78%) IaaS
8 3 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.59%) G Suite
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.20%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Route 53
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.93%) Firewall
2 9 (1.76%) WAN
3 8 (1.56%) LAN
3 8 (1.56%) Skype
4 5 (0.98%) SSL
5 4 (0.78%) DNS
5 4 (0.78%) LDAP
5 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.59%) HTTP
6 3 (0.59%) VPN
7 2 (0.39%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.39%) Internet
7 2 (0.39%) Network Security
7 2 (0.39%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.20%) Broadband
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.20%) MPLS
8 1 (0.20%) NAS
8 1 (0.20%) SAN
8 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (5.47%) Big Data
4 26 (5.08%) OLTP
4 26 (5.08%) Oracle Database
5 23 (4.49%) Tick Data
6 22 (4.30%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.71%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (2.54%) DB2
10 12 (2.34%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.76%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.56%) MySQL
12 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.37%) QlikView
13 7 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (1.17%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.98%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.78%) Electronic Patient Records
16 4 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 72 (14.06%) JIRA
2 63 (12.30%) Git (software)
3 53 (10.35%) Jenkins
4 29 (5.66%) Selenium
5 25 (4.88%) Maven
6 21 (4.10%) Subversion
7 18 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (2.93%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.93%) Hudson
9 14 (2.73%) JUnit
9 14 (2.73%) TeamCity
10 12 (2.34%) Visual Studio
11 11 (2.15%) Gradle
11 11 (2.15%) TestRail
12 10 (1.95%) DbUnit
12 10 (1.95%) Robot Framework
13 9 (1.76%) Ant
14 8 (1.56%) JBehave
14 8 (1.56%) MSI
14 8 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 128 (25.00%) Finance
2 99 (19.34%) Banking
3 48 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 31 (6.05%) Legal
5 29 (5.66%) Front Office
6 15 (2.93%) Retail
7 12 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.34%) Marketing
8 6 (1.17%) Advertising
9 5 (0.98%) Prime Brokerage
9 5 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.59%) Games
10 3 (0.59%) Publishing
11 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (21.29%) Developer
2 67 (13.09%) Release Manager
3 53 (10.35%) Analyst
4 46 (8.98%) C++ Developer
5 34 (6.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (4.30%) Architect
6 22 (4.30%) Project Manager
7 21 (4.10%) Change Manager
7 21 (4.10%) Java Developer
8 19 (3.71%) Service Analyst
9 16 (3.13%) Service Manager
10 15 (2.93%) Consultant
11 14 (2.73%) .NET Developer
11 14 (2.73%) Business Analyst
12 12 (2.34%) C++/Java Developer
12 12 (2.34%) Change and Release Manager
12 12 (2.34%) QA Engineer
12 12 (2.34%) Service Transition Manager
12 12 (2.34%) Transition Manager
13 10 (1.95%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (10.35%) .NET
2 42 (8.20%) Web Services
3 38 (7.42%) XML
4 34 (6.64%) STL
5 32 (6.25%) HTML
6 29 (5.66%) JSON
7 26 (5.08%) CSS
8 21 (4.10%) Spring
9 20 (3.91%) ASP.NET
9 20 (3.91%) REST
9 20 (3.91%) Velocity
10 18 (3.52%) SOAP
11 17 (3.32%) AngularJS
11 17 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (3.32%) HTML5
11 17 (3.32%) J2EE
12 15 (2.93%) Node.js
12 15 (2.93%) RESTful
13 12 (2.34%) WCF
13 12 (2.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.64%) Virtual Team
3 22 (4.30%) Equities
4 19 (3.71%) Hedge funds
4 19 (3.71%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.95%) Fixed Income
7 9 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.56%) Video on Demand
9 7 (1.37%) Fintech
9 7 (1.37%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.17%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.17%) CMDB
10 6 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.98%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.78%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.78%) Derivative
12 4 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 89 (17.38%) Linux
2 77 (15.04%) Windows
3 74 (14.45%) Unix
4 12 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.95%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.37%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.17%) Android
8 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.98%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.78%) CentOS
11 3 (0.59%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.20%) AIX
12 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (19.14%) ITIL
3 93 (18.16%) DevOps
4 86 (16.80%) Scrum
5 82 (16.02%) SDLC
6 71 (13.87%) Change Management
7 64 (12.50%) Project Management
8 56 (10.94%) Service Management
8 56 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (10.35%) OO
10 49 (9.57%) Configuration Management
11 44 (8.59%) Software Engineering
12 43 (8.40%) TDD
13 40 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (7.03%) MVC
15 35 (6.84%) Migration
16 30 (5.86%) Analytics
17 29 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
18 27 (5.27%) Software Delivery
19 26 (5.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 118 (23.05%) SQL
2 77 (15.04%) Java
3 59 (11.52%) C++
4 42 (8.20%) JavaScript
5 41 (8.01%) Python
6 35 (6.84%) Perl
7 31 (6.05%) PowerShell
8 29 (5.66%) Shell Script
9 27 (5.27%) C#
10 15 (2.93%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.93%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.93%) VB
11 12 (2.34%) Ruby
12 11 (2.15%) Scala
13 10 (1.95%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.76%) Go
14 9 (1.76%) Rust
15 8 (1.56%) VB6
15 8 (1.56%) VBScript
16 7 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (11.13%) Security Cleared
2 49 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.25%) Degree
4 18 (3.52%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.52%) PhD
5 16 (3.13%) ISEB
5 16 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.78%) ECDL
9 3 (0.59%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.59%) CEH
9 3 (0.59%) CISSP
9 3 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.59%) PMP
10 2 (0.39%) MBA
11 1 (0.20%) MCDST
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (13.09%) QA
2 20 (3.91%) SLA
3 15 (2.93%) MiFID
4 9 (1.76%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (1.56%) EMIR
6 4 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.78%) SDET
7 3 (0.59%) FATCA
8 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.20%) Basel II
9 1 (0.20%) Basel III
9 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.71%) Docker
3 13 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.17%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.78%) vSphere
7 3 (0.59%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.39%) vCloud
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.20%) HDFS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.20%) XenApp
9 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (6.05%) Puppet
2 26 (5.08%) Ansible
3 17 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.34%) SCCM
5 8 (1.56%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.17%) SELinux
7 4 (0.78%) Control-M
7 4 (0.78%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.78%) OpenSSO
8 3 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.59%) Nagios
8 3 (0.59%) Nessus
8 3 (0.59%) Nmap
8 3 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.59%) Sysprep
8 3 (0.59%) WSUS
9 2 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.39%) Mesos
Vendors
1 66 (12.89%) Oracle
2 59 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.91%) VMware
4 16 (3.13%) SAP
5 14 (2.73%) ServiceNow
6 11 (2.15%) Google
7 8 (1.56%) HP
7 8 (1.56%) Perforce
8 7 (1.37%) Netezza
8 7 (1.37%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.17%) Fixnetix
10 5 (0.98%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.98%) Citrix
10 5 (0.98%) Hortonworks
10 5 (0.98%) IBM
11 4 (0.78%) LANDesk
11 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.78%) Splunk
12 3 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.59%) Talend
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