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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 194 173 195
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing Release Management 250 314 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.03% 1.26% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.64% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 207 165
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £588 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £379
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £41.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-28.23% -5.55%
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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +34 69 £400 -5.88% 16
Hounslow - 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £275 -
Docklands, London +5 1 £425 +16.43%
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 161 (30.67%) Oracle
2 150 (28.57%) Finance
3 136 (25.90%) Banking
4 128 (24.38%) Java
5 122 (23.24%) SQL
6 118 (22.48%) Scrum
7 107 (20.38%) ITIL
8 102 (19.43%) Linux
9 100 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 96 (18.29%) SQL Server
11 92 (17.52%) Windows
12 82 (15.62%) TDD
13 78 (14.86%) Microsoft
14 66 (12.57%) Investment Banking
15 65 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 64 (12.19%) Change Management
17 61 (11.62%) QA
18 59 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
19 58 (11.05%) .NET
20 57 (10.86%) C#
21 56 (10.67%) XML
21 56 (10.67%) Configuration Management
22 55 (10.48%) Puppet
23 54 (10.29%) Project Management
24 52 (9.90%) Middleware
24 52 (9.90%) Software Engineering
24 52 (9.90%) DevOps
25 51 (9.71%) Degree
25 51 (9.71%) JavaScript
26 50 (9.52%) HTML

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 46 (8.76%) Tomcat
2 43 (8.19%) Apache
3 35 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 26 (4.95%) WebLogic
5 23 (4.38%) Confluence
6 22 (4.19%) SharePoint
7 20 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (3.24%) IIS
9 13 (2.48%) GlassFish
10 10 (1.90%) CMS
11 9 (1.71%) IBM HTTP Server
11 9 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
13 7 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (1.33%) Node.js
14 6 (1.14%) WebSphere Process Server
15 5 (0.95%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.95%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 46 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.33%) MS Office
3 16 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.10%) MS Project
6 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.14%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.76%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (0.76%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (0.57%) Siebel Analytics
5 3 (0.57%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.38%) Aligne
6 2 (0.38%) Endur
7 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.19%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.19%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.19%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 7 (1.33%) ElastiCache
3 7 (1.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (0.76%) GitHub
5 3 (0.57%) Force.com
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.19%) Gitorious
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.00%) HTTP
2 20 (3.81%) LDAP
3 18 (3.43%) SAN
4 10 (1.90%) SSL
5 9 (1.71%) Intranet
5 9 (1.71%) Internet
6 8 (1.52%) BIG-IP
7 6 (1.14%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.76%) DNS
9 3 (0.57%) Firewall
9 3 (0.57%) DMZ
9 3 (0.57%) VoIP
9 3 (0.57%) WAN
10 2 (0.38%) LAN
10 2 (0.38%) VPN
11 1 (0.19%) Extranet
11 1 (0.19%) CDMA
11 1 (0.19%) SMTP
11 1 (0.19%) FTP
11 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.86%) MySQL
3 27 (5.14%) Oracle Database
4 18 (3.43%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.24%) MongoDB
6 15 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.33%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.33%) BusinessObjects XI
14 6 (1.14%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 43 (8.19%) JIRA
2 42 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 40 (7.62%) Jenkins
4 31 (5.90%) Subversion
5 28 (5.33%) Maven
6 27 (5.14%) Cucumber
7 21 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (2.29%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.90%) Hudson
10 8 (1.52%) CruiseControl
11 7 (1.33%) NUnit
11 7 (1.33%) Selenium
11 7 (1.33%) MSBuild
12 6 (1.14%) Mockito
12 6 (1.14%) Hamcrest
12 6 (1.14%) Toad
13 5 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 150 (28.57%) Finance
2 136 (25.90%) Banking
3 66 (12.57%) Investment Banking
4 22 (4.19%) Front Office
5 19 (3.62%) Back Office
6 18 (3.43%) Legal
7 15 (2.86%) Retail
8 12 (2.29%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.33%) Billing
9 7 (1.33%) Publishing
10 6 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.14%) Advertising
10 6 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.95%) Marketing
12 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.19%) International Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Local Government
14 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 126 (24.00%) Developer
2 82 (15.62%) Analyst
3 39 (7.43%) Release Manager
4 31 (5.90%) Project Manager
5 29 (5.52%) Java Developer
6 25 (4.76%) Administrator
6 25 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 23 (4.38%) Business Analyst
7 23 (4.38%) Consultant
8 20 (3.81%) Support Engineer
9 18 (3.43%) Architect
10 14 (2.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 14 (2.67%) Applications Support
11 13 (2.48%) Change Manager
12 12 (2.29%) Middleware Developer
12 12 (2.29%) Deployment Engineer
12 12 (2.29%) Support Analyst
12 12 (2.29%) Tester
13 11 (2.10%) Test Analyst
13 11 (2.10%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.05%) .NET
2 56 (10.67%) XML
3 52 (9.90%) Middleware
4 50 (9.52%) HTML
5 40 (7.62%) Web Services
6 33 (6.29%) JSON
7 32 (6.10%) SOAP
8 30 (5.71%) CSS
9 24 (4.57%) LAMP
10 23 (4.38%) Spring
11 20 (3.81%) HTML5
12 18 (3.43%) jQuery
12 18 (3.43%) REST
12 18 (3.43%) Hibernate
13 17 (3.24%) XSD
13 17 (3.24%) ASP.NET
14 16 (3.05%) WCF
14 16 (3.05%) RESTful
15 15 (2.86%) CSS3
16 14 (2.67%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.90%) Open Source
2 24 (4.57%) Credit Risk
3 11 (2.10%) Derivative
3 11 (2.10%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.71%) Clustering
5 9 (1.71%) CMDB
5 9 (1.71%) Market Risk
6 8 (1.52%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.33%) Video on Demand
7 7 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.14%) iPad
8 6 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.95%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.95%) IPTV
9 5 (0.95%) Statistics
10 4 (0.76%) Equities
11 3 (0.57%) LIMS
11 3 (0.57%) Firmware
11 3 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 102 (19.43%) Linux
2 92 (17.52%) Windows
3 49 (9.33%) UNIX
4 30 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.67%) Solaris
7 12 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.76%) CentOS
9 4 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.76%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.38%) Debian
11 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.38%) AIX
12 1 (0.19%) Android
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (22.48%) Scrum
2 107 (20.38%) ITIL
3 100 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (15.62%) TDD
5 65 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 64 (12.19%) Change Management
7 59 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (10.67%) Configuration Management
9 54 (10.29%) Project Management
10 52 (9.90%) Software Engineering
10 52 (9.90%) DevOps
11 47 (8.95%) UML
12 45 (8.57%) Pair Programming
13 41 (7.81%) OO
14 37 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (7.05%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (6.86%) Problem Management
16 34 (6.48%) Service Management
17 31 (5.90%) Service Delivery
18 30 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 128 (24.38%) Java
2 122 (23.24%) SQL
3 57 (10.86%) C#
4 51 (9.71%) JavaScript
5 50 (9.52%) Python
6 47 (8.95%) PowerShell
7 37 (7.05%) C
8 31 (5.90%) Perl
8 31 (5.90%) Ruby
9 24 (4.57%) Bash Shell
10 21 (4.00%) Shell Script
11 18 (3.43%) VBScript
11 18 (3.43%) VB
12 17 (3.24%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.67%) Groovy
13 14 (2.67%) PHP
14 11 (2.10%) VBA
15 10 (1.90%) C++
16 7 (1.33%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (9.71%) Degree
2 18 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.76%) ISEB
6 3 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) CAPM
7 2 (0.38%) HND
7 2 (0.38%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.38%) PMP
8 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.19%) MCP
8 1 (0.19%) CCNA
8 1 (0.19%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (11.62%) QA
2 20 (3.81%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.10%) SLA
4 4 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) TickIT
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (2.48%) XenServer
5 12 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (1.71%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.76%) Varnish
7 4 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.38%) KVM
8 2 (0.38%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.38%) XenApp
8 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.38%) NFS
9 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.19%) Squid
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (10.48%) Puppet
2 24 (4.57%) Nagios
3 15 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.67%) Tivoli
5 13 (2.48%) BladeLogic
6 12 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (2.10%) Control-M
8 9 (1.71%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.71%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (1.52%) YUM
10 4 (0.76%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (0.38%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.38%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.38%) SCCM
12 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.19%) WMI
12 1 (0.19%) Foglight
Vendors
1 161 (30.67%) Oracle
2 78 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 37 (7.05%) JBoss
4 33 (6.29%) VMware
5 30 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 24 (4.57%) HP
7 18 (3.43%) Atlassian
7 18 (3.43%) Citrix
8 15 (2.86%) Informatica
8 15 (2.86%) Siebel
9 14 (2.67%) LANDesk
9 14 (2.67%) Cognos
9 14 (2.67%) IBM
9 14 (2.67%) Business Objects
9 14 (2.67%) Hyperion
9 14 (2.67%) NetApp
10 13 (2.48%) Zend
11 11 (2.10%) New Relic
12 10 (1.90%) SAP
13 9 (1.71%) Altiris
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