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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Management
Rank 151 208 190
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -18
Contract jobs citing Release Management 368 233 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.69% 1.05% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.29% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 144 182
Median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.59 £32.47
% change year-on-year
+74.82% -36.57%
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
18259 18023 18246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.95% 81.01% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13352 12665 13083
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 253 225
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.31 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.39% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.64 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +51 48 £494 +9.72% 8
Croydon -12 7 £324 +3.52%
Canary Wharf +8 6 £365 -33.63%
Docklands, London - 4 £650 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £475 - 4
Wimbledon - 3 £425 -
Bromley -9 2 £378 - 1
Romford - 2 - -
Surbiton - 2 - - 1
Ealing - 2 - -
Uxbridge +4 1 - -
Release Management
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Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 212 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (27.26%) Linux
3 157 (25.32%) Java
4 138 (22.26%) Finance
5 137 (22.10%) DevOps
6 123 (19.84%) SQL
7 117 (18.87%) ITIL
8 116 (18.71%) Windows
9 113 (18.23%) Change Management
10 104 (16.77%) Oracle
11 99 (15.97%) Configuration Management
12 97 (15.65%) Unix
13 96 (15.48%) Puppet
14 91 (14.68%) Banking
14 91 (14.68%) Project Management
15 83 (13.39%) Scrum
16 80 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
17 79 (12.74%) Python
18 78 (12.58%) Microsoft
19 77 (12.42%) JIRA
20 75 (12.10%) Git (software)
21 74 (11.94%) Jenkins
22 68 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
22 68 (10.97%) .NET
23 67 (10.81%) SDLC
24 65 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
24 65 (10.48%) SQL Server
25 62 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
26 61 (9.84%) Web Services
27 58 (9.35%) JavaScript

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 28 (4.52%) Confluence
2 27 (4.35%) Apache
3 25 (4.03%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.06%) IIS
4 19 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.42%) Node.js
6 13 (2.10%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.61%) CMS
8 10 (1.61%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.45%) Jetty
9 9 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (1.29%) Skype for Business
11 7 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (0.97%) JBoss
13 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.81%) SAS
14 4 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 28 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.58%) MS Office
3 10 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.13%) MS Project
5 4 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.97%) Summit
3 4 (0.65%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.65%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.65%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.16%) Eikon
6 1 (0.16%) Endur
6 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.16%) Maximo
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.16%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.16%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 65 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.03%) GitHub
4 20 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (3.06%) SaaS
6 14 (2.26%) Office 365
7 11 (1.77%) IaaS
8 8 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.29%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.81%) Force.com
12 4 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.65%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.65%) Lucidchart
12 4 (0.65%) Route 53
13 2 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.42%) HTTP
2 13 (2.10%) DNS
3 9 (1.45%) Firewall
4 8 (1.29%) LDAP
5 7 (1.13%) SAN
6 6 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.81%) Internet
7 5 (0.81%) NAS
7 5 (0.81%) VoIP
8 4 (0.65%) DHCP
8 4 (0.65%) FTP
9 3 (0.48%) H.323
9 3 (0.48%) ISDN
9 3 (0.48%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.48%) Skype
9 3 (0.48%) Telepresence
10 2 (0.32%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.32%) X.500
11 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.94%) Oracle Database
2 43 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (5.97%) MySQL
4 34 (5.48%) MongoDB
4 34 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 32 (5.16%) OLTP
6 16 (2.58%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.77%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.13%) DB2
9 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.97%) Big Data
10 6 (0.97%) HBase
10 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.81%) QlikView
11 5 (0.81%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 77 (12.42%) JIRA
2 75 (12.10%) Git (software)
3 74 (11.94%) Jenkins
4 39 (6.29%) Subversion
4 39 (6.29%) TeamCity
5 35 (5.65%) Maven
6 31 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (3.39%) Ant
8 15 (2.42%) Hudson
9 14 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (2.26%) Visual Studio
10 13 (2.10%) Gradle
10 13 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (1.61%) FishEye
12 9 (1.45%) NUnit
12 9 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (1.29%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.29%) MSBuild
14 7 (1.13%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.13%) Flexmojos
General
1 138 (22.26%) Finance
2 91 (14.68%) Banking
3 32 (5.16%) Front Office
4 31 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 26 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 25 (4.03%) Retail
7 24 (3.87%) Back Office
8 14 (2.26%) Publishing
9 12 (1.94%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.13%) Marketing
12 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.65%) Advertising
14 3 (0.48%) Automotive
14 3 (0.48%) Electronics
14 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.48%) Legal
15 2 (0.32%) Games
16 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 111 (17.90%) Developer
2 92 (14.84%) Release Manager
3 72 (11.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 63 (10.16%) Analyst
5 38 (6.13%) Architect
5 38 (6.13%) Oracle Developer
6 35 (5.65%) Project Manager
7 33 (5.32%) C++ Developer
7 33 (5.32%) Consultant
7 33 (5.32%) Linux Developer
7 33 (5.32%) Unix Developer
8 28 (4.52%) Java Developer
9 27 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (4.35%) Support Analyst
10 24 (3.87%) MySQL Developer
11 21 (3.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 19 (3.06%) Applications Support
13 17 (2.74%) Change Manager
14 16 (2.58%) C# Developer
14 16 (2.58%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (10.97%) .NET
2 61 (9.84%) Web Services
3 43 (6.94%) HTML
4 35 (5.65%) Middleware
5 33 (5.32%) STL
6 31 (5.00%) JMS
6 31 (5.00%) SOAP
7 28 (4.52%) XML
8 26 (4.19%) J2EE
8 26 (4.19%) REST
9 21 (3.39%) CSS
9 21 (3.39%) JSON
10 18 (2.90%) jQuery
11 17 (2.74%) ELK Stack
12 16 (2.58%) RESTful
13 14 (2.26%) Spring
14 13 (2.10%) AngularJS
14 13 (2.10%) JSP
15 10 (1.61%) EJB
15 10 (1.61%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.55%) Derivative
5 20 (3.23%) Equities
6 18 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (2.42%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.26%) Fixed Income
8 14 (2.26%) Video on Demand
9 9 (1.45%) FMCG
10 8 (1.29%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.29%) Data Extraction
10 8 (1.29%) PMI
10 8 (1.29%) User Experience
11 7 (1.13%) BBC
11 7 (1.13%) Clustering
11 7 (1.13%) CMDB
11 7 (1.13%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 169 (27.26%) Linux
2 116 (18.71%) Windows
3 97 (15.65%) Unix
4 39 (6.29%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.26%) CentOS
5 14 (2.26%) Windows Mobile
6 13 (2.10%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.61%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.29%) Solaris
11 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.97%) Android
12 6 (0.97%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.81%) AIX
13 5 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.81%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.48%) Debian
15 2 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (22.10%) DevOps
3 117 (18.87%) ITIL
4 113 (18.23%) Change Management
5 99 (15.97%) Configuration Management
6 91 (14.68%) Project Management
7 83 (13.39%) Scrum
8 68 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (10.81%) SDLC
10 62 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (7.90%) Software Engineering
11 49 (7.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 46 (7.42%) OO
13 45 (7.26%) Service Delivery
14 43 (6.94%) Migration
14 43 (6.94%) SOA
15 42 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
15 42 (6.77%) Incident Management
16 41 (6.61%) Service Management
16 41 (6.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 157 (25.32%) Java
2 123 (19.84%) SQL
3 79 (12.74%) Python
4 58 (9.35%) JavaScript
4 58 (9.35%) PowerShell
5 52 (8.39%) Perl
6 51 (8.23%) C++
7 45 (7.26%) C#
8 35 (5.65%) Ruby
9 32 (5.16%) Bash Shell
10 18 (2.90%) Shell Script
10 18 (2.90%) VBScript
11 14 (2.26%) PHP
12 9 (1.45%) VB
13 7 (1.13%) C
13 7 (1.13%) Groovy
14 6 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.97%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.97%) XAML
15 5 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 51 (8.23%) Degree
3 37 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.77%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.13%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.13%) PMP
8 6 (0.97%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.65%) CAPM
9 4 (0.65%) ISEB
9 4 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.48%) PgMP
11 2 (0.32%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.32%) MCITP
11 2 (0.32%) MCTS
12 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.74%) QA
2 17 (2.74%) SLA
3 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.48%) MiFID
3 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) COBIT
4 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) SDET
System Software
1 34 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.32%) Docker
3 21 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.42%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.45%) XenApp
6 6 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.81%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.65%) NFS
8 4 (0.65%) vCloud
9 3 (0.48%) Squid
9 3 (0.48%) vSphere
10 2 (0.32%) GridGain
10 2 (0.32%) iptables
11 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.16%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.16%) Varnish
11 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 96 (15.48%) Puppet
2 80 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (6.94%) Ansible
4 20 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 18 (2.90%) logstash
5 18 (2.90%) SCCM
6 17 (2.74%) Nagios
7 15 (2.42%) Kibana
8 11 (1.77%) Control-M
9 10 (1.61%) Capistrano
10 9 (1.45%) Mesos
10 9 (1.45%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.13%) Salt
12 5 (0.81%) Casper Suite
12 5 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.65%) EMC VPLEX
13 4 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.65%) Packer
13 4 (0.65%) Pingdom
14 3 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 104 (16.77%) Oracle
2 78 (12.58%) Microsoft
3 38 (6.13%) Red Hat
4 29 (4.68%) SAP
5 26 (4.19%) Atlassian
5 26 (4.19%) IBM
6 23 (3.71%) VMware
7 21 (3.39%) Citrix
8 20 (3.23%) ServiceNow
9 16 (2.58%) Splunk
10 13 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.94%) Google
11 12 (1.94%) Murex
11 12 (1.94%) Rally
12 11 (1.77%) Cisco
12 11 (1.77%) New Relic
13 10 (1.61%) Bloomberg
13 10 (1.61%) Calypso
14 9 (1.45%) Adobe
14 9 (1.45%) AppDynamics
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