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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 193 215 211
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs citing Release Management 277 242 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.28% 1.07% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.28% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 156 187
Median daily rate £463 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.74 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +25.73%
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
18291 18950 19002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.82% 83.60% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 13512 14020
Median daily rate £477 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 231 249
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 44 £500 +12.67% 6
Croydon - 14 £493 -
Canary Wharf +9 7 £350 -26.31%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 5 £365 +4.28%
Uxbridge +5 1 - -
Docklands, London -3 1 £700 +43.58%
Brentford - 1 - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 162 (27.46%) Finance
2 161 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (20.85%) SQL
4 115 (19.49%) Linux
5 110 (18.64%) ITIL
5 110 (18.64%) Oracle
6 109 (18.47%) DevOps
7 102 (17.29%) Java
8 101 (17.12%) Banking
9 97 (16.44%) Unix
10 86 (14.58%) Change Management
11 80 (13.56%) SDLC
12 76 (12.88%) Project Management
13 74 (12.54%) Windows
14 73 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 68 (11.53%) Git (software)
16 66 (11.19%) Migration
17 65 (11.02%) JIRA
17 65 (11.02%) Security Cleared
18 63 (10.68%) QA
18 63 (10.68%) Microsoft
19 61 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
20 59 (10.00%) Python
20 59 (10.00%) Scrum
21 57 (9.66%) Web Services
22 56 (9.49%) C++
22 56 (9.49%) Jenkins
23 55 (9.32%) Perl
24 54 (9.15%) Configuration Management
25 53 (8.98%) Puppet

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 41 (6.95%) SharePoint
2 38 (6.44%) Confluence
3 18 (3.05%) Apache
4 17 (2.88%) Apache Spark
5 16 (2.71%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.53%) Skype for Business
9 8 (1.36%) MQSeries
9 8 (1.36%) MS Exchange
10 7 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.02%) IIS
12 5 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.85%) Mule
12 5 (0.85%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.68%) Mule ESB
13 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.75%) MS Project
3 22 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (3.56%) MS Visio
5 19 (3.22%) MS Office
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.02%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.51%) Lorenzo
4 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.34%) Documaker
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-AA
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.73%) Office 365
4 20 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (3.39%) OneDrive
4 20 (3.39%) Yammer
5 19 (3.22%) GitHub
6 8 (1.36%) SaaS
7 7 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.85%) IaaS
9 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.51%) G Suite
10 3 (0.51%) Route 53
11 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.17%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.39%) Skype
2 19 (3.22%) Firewall
3 10 (1.69%) WAN
4 9 (1.53%) LAN
5 8 (1.36%) HTTP
5 8 (1.36%) Internet
6 6 (1.02%) FTP
6 6 (1.02%) VoIP
7 5 (0.85%) LDAP
8 4 (0.68%) AMQP
8 4 (0.68%) SAN
9 3 (0.51%) DNS
9 3 (0.51%) NAS
10 2 (0.34%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.34%) Network Security
10 2 (0.34%) SSL
10 2 (0.34%) VPN
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.17%) FCoE
11 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (5.08%) Big Data
4 29 (4.92%) OLTP
5 28 (4.75%) Oracle Database
6 23 (3.90%) Hadoop
7 22 (3.73%) Relational Database
8 20 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (3.22%) MongoDB
10 18 (3.05%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.37%) MySQL
12 12 (2.03%) NoSQL
13 11 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.53%) Apache Hive
14 9 (1.53%) HBase
15 7 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
15 7 (1.19%) Tick Data
16 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 68 (11.53%) Git (software)
2 65 (11.02%) JIRA
3 56 (9.49%) Jenkins
4 27 (4.58%) TeamCity
5 23 (3.90%) Maven
6 20 (3.39%) Subversion
7 19 (3.22%) Selenium
8 16 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (2.03%) Hudson
10 8 (1.36%) Ant
10 8 (1.36%) DbUnit
10 8 (1.36%) Robot Framework
11 7 (1.19%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.19%) JUnit
11 7 (1.19%) Mockito
11 7 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.19%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.02%) MSI
13 4 (0.68%) NetBeans
General
1 162 (27.46%) Finance
2 101 (17.12%) Banking
3 40 (6.78%) Investment Banking
4 23 (3.90%) Retail
5 22 (3.73%) Legal
6 13 (2.20%) Marketing
7 10 (1.69%) Front Office
8 9 (1.53%) Advertising
8 9 (1.53%) Publishing
9 8 (1.36%) Billing
9 8 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.85%) Back Office
10 5 (0.85%) Prime Brokerage
11 4 (0.68%) French Language
11 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.51%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.51%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.34%) Games
13 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (19.49%) Developer
2 62 (10.51%) Release Manager
3 58 (9.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 51 (8.64%) Analyst
5 47 (7.97%) C++ Developer
6 44 (7.46%) Project Manager
7 30 (5.08%) Java Developer
8 23 (3.90%) Consultant
9 22 (3.73%) Service Manager
10 21 (3.56%) Transition Manager
11 19 (3.22%) Change Manager
11 19 (3.22%) Service Transition Manager
12 18 (3.05%) Architect
13 17 (2.88%) Administrator
14 16 (2.71%) C++/Java Developer
14 16 (2.71%) Scala Developer
15 14 (2.37%) Business Analyst
15 14 (2.37%) Senior Developer
15 14 (2.37%) Service Analyst
15 14 (2.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.66%) Web Services
2 49 (8.31%) .NET
3 40 (6.78%) STL
4 39 (6.61%) XML
5 29 (4.92%) HTML
5 29 (4.92%) Middleware
6 24 (4.07%) CSS
6 24 (4.07%) J2EE
7 23 (3.90%) XSLT
8 22 (3.73%) REST
9 21 (3.56%) RESTful
10 19 (3.22%) JSON
11 18 (3.05%) Velocity
12 17 (2.88%) EJB
13 16 (2.71%) SOAP
13 16 (2.71%) Spring
14 14 (2.37%) ASP.NET
14 14 (2.37%) jQuery
14 14 (2.37%) JSP
14 14 (2.37%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
1 34 (5.76%) Virtual Team
2 17 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.54%) Data Centre
3 15 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.03%) Reference Data
5 10 (1.69%) Hedge funds
5 10 (1.69%) iSeries
5 10 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.36%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.19%) DataPower
8 7 (1.19%) Equities
8 7 (1.19%) Fintech
8 7 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.02%) Tandem
9 6 (1.02%) Video on Demand
10 5 (0.85%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 115 (19.49%) Linux
2 97 (16.44%) Unix
3 74 (12.54%) Windows
4 23 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.69%) AIX
5 10 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.53%) CentOS
7 8 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.19%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.02%) Android
9 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.17%) Solaris
13 1 (0.17%) VMS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (18.64%) ITIL
3 109 (18.47%) DevOps
4 86 (14.58%) Change Management
5 80 (13.56%) SDLC
6 76 (12.88%) Project Management
7 73 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 66 (11.19%) Migration
9 61 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (10.00%) Scrum
11 54 (9.15%) Configuration Management
12 52 (8.81%) Service Management
13 50 (8.47%) Software Engineering
14 47 (7.97%) OO
15 42 (7.12%) Service Delivery
16 33 (5.59%) Continuous Delivery
17 32 (5.42%) Automated Testing
17 32 (5.42%) Incident Management
18 31 (5.25%) SOA
19 29 (4.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 123 (20.85%) SQL
2 102 (17.29%) Java
3 59 (10.00%) Python
4 56 (9.49%) C++
5 55 (9.32%) Perl
6 52 (8.81%) PowerShell
7 40 (6.78%) JavaScript
8 25 (4.24%) Ruby
9 22 (3.73%) C#
10 21 (3.56%) Scala
11 19 (3.22%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.37%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.37%) VB
13 12 (2.03%) C
14 11 (1.86%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.53%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.36%) PHP
17 7 (1.19%) Go
17 7 (1.19%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 65 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 46 (7.80%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.58%) Degree
4 23 (3.90%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.02%) PhD
8 5 (0.85%) PMP
9 4 (0.68%) CISSP
9 4 (0.68%) ECDL
9 4 (0.68%) ISEB
9 4 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.51%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.51%) CEH
10 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.34%) ACCA
11 2 (0.34%) CIMA
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.17%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (10.68%) QA
2 26 (4.41%) SLA
3 6 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.68%) MiFID
4 4 (0.68%) WCAG
5 3 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.51%) FATCA
5 3 (0.51%) SDET
6 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.17%) Basel II
7 1 (0.17%) Basel III
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) EMIR
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.24%) Docker
3 13 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.51%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.51%) vCloud
7 3 (0.51%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.17%) NFS
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.17%) Varnish
9 1 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (8.98%) Puppet
2 38 (6.44%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (5.76%) Ansible
4 14 (2.37%) SCCM
5 13 (2.20%) Kubernetes
6 7 (1.19%) Salt
7 6 (1.02%) Control-M
7 6 (1.02%) SELinux
8 5 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.85%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.68%) Casper Suite
9 4 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.68%) OpenAM
9 4 (0.68%) OpenSSO
9 4 (0.68%) SCOM
10 3 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.51%) Nessus
10 3 (0.51%) Nmap
10 3 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 110 (18.64%) Oracle
2 63 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.56%) VMware
4 20 (3.39%) SAP
5 17 (2.88%) IBM
6 13 (2.20%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.03%) Google
7 12 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.86%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.69%) HP
10 9 (1.53%) Sitecore
10 9 (1.53%) webMethods
11 8 (1.36%) Citrix
11 8 (1.36%) Remedy
12 7 (1.19%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.85%) Sybase
13 5 (0.85%) Symantec
14 4 (0.68%) Apple
14 4 (0.68%) Intel Security
14 4 (0.68%) New Relic
London
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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