The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 192 152 200
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +48
Contract jobs citing Release Management 251 352 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.06% 1.45% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.90% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 233 155
Average daily rate
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£415 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £33.25 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18167 18542 19451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.94% 76.48% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12898 12907
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 260 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Release Management
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 +18 72 £395 -7.05% 20
Wembley - 2 £275 -
Docklands, London +2 1 £375 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £378 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 2
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 166 (31.14%) Finance
2 161 (30.21%) Oracle
3 136 (25.52%) Banking
4 126 (23.64%) SQL
5 125 (23.45%) Java
6 105 (19.70%) Scrum
7 103 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (19.14%) ITIL
8 102 (19.14%) Linux
9 93 (17.45%) Windows
10 91 (17.07%) SQL Server
11 85 (15.95%) Microsoft
12 75 (14.07%) TDD
13 68 (12.76%) Investment Banking
13 68 (12.76%) Change Management
13 68 (12.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 64 (12.01%) HTML
15 63 (11.82%) Configuration Management
16 62 (11.63%) QA
17 61 (11.44%) JavaScript
18 59 (11.07%) Degree
19 58 (10.88%) Project Management
20 55 (10.32%) XML
21 54 (10.13%) .NET
22 53 (9.94%) UNIX
23 52 (9.76%) MS Excel
24 51 (9.57%) C#
24 51 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
25 50 (9.38%) Puppet
25 50 (9.38%) Software Engineering

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 43 (8.07%) Tomcat
2 35 (6.57%) Apache
3 28 (5.25%) WebSphere
4 25 (4.69%) WebLogic
5 20 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 20 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (3.56%) Confluence
7 15 (2.81%) IIS
8 12 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 12 (2.25%) GlassFish
9 10 (1.88%) Node.js
9 10 (1.88%) CMS
10 8 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.31%) WebLogic Portal
11 7 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.94%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.94%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.94%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.94%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 52 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.44%) MS Office
3 21 (3.94%) MS Visio
4 18 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.69%) MS Project
6 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.13%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.13%) Temenos T24
3 6 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.75%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 4 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.56%) Siebel Analytics
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.38%) Endur
7 2 (0.38%) Aligne
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.19%) Magento
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.19%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (1.50%) Amazon S3
3 7 (1.31%) ElastiCache
4 3 (0.56%) GitHub
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.56%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Force.com
6 1 (0.19%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.56%) LDAP
1 19 (3.56%) SAN
2 16 (3.00%) HTTP
3 9 (1.69%) Intranet
4 8 (1.50%) Internet
5 6 (1.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.94%) DNS
6 5 (0.94%) BIG-IP
7 4 (0.75%) SSL
7 4 (0.75%) DMZ
8 3 (0.56%) VoIP
9 2 (0.38%) WAN
9 2 (0.38%) LAN
9 2 (0.38%) FTP
9 2 (0.38%) VPN
9 2 (0.38%) Firewall
10 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.19%) Wireless
10 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.19%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.32%) MySQL
3 26 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 22 (4.13%) MongoDB
5 21 (3.94%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
10 8 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.50%) QlikView
11 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.31%) BusinessObjects XI
11 7 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 46 (8.63%) Git (software)
2 39 (7.32%) Subversion
3 36 (6.75%) JIRA
4 35 (6.57%) Jenkins
5 31 (5.82%) Cucumber
6 25 (4.69%) Maven
7 23 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (2.63%) Visual Studio
9 11 (2.06%) Toad
10 10 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (1.88%) Mockito
10 10 (1.88%) Hamcrest
10 10 (1.88%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (1.50%) JDeveloper
11 8 (1.50%) Hudson
12 7 (1.31%) MSBuild
12 7 (1.31%) NUnit
12 7 (1.31%) CruiseControl
12 7 (1.31%) Ant
12 7 (1.31%) Selenium
General
1 166 (31.14%) Finance
2 136 (25.52%) Banking
3 68 (12.76%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.07%) Legal
5 23 (4.32%) Front Office
6 18 (3.38%) Back Office
7 12 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.25%) Retail
8 9 (1.69%) Publishing
9 8 (1.50%) Billing
9 8 (1.50%) Advertising
10 6 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.94%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.94%) Marketing
12 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.38%) Local Government
12 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.38%) Law
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 116 (21.76%) Developer
2 91 (17.07%) Analyst
3 38 (7.13%) Release Manager
4 32 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 31 (5.82%) Business Analyst
6 29 (5.44%) Java Developer
7 25 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (4.32%) Administrator
9 21 (3.94%) Support Engineer
9 21 (3.94%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 20 (3.75%) Architect
10 20 (3.75%) Consultant
11 18 (3.38%) Legal Analyst
11 18 (3.38%) Credit Analyst
11 18 (3.38%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
11 18 (3.38%) Risk Analyst
11 18 (3.38%) IT Business Analyst
12 14 (2.63%) Change Manager
13 13 (2.44%) Applications Support
14 12 (2.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (12.01%) HTML
2 55 (10.32%) XML
3 54 (10.13%) .NET
4 40 (7.50%) CSS
5 39 (7.32%) Web Services
6 37 (6.94%) Middleware
7 29 (5.44%) JSON
8 26 (4.88%) LAMP
8 26 (4.88%) Spring
9 22 (4.13%) HTML5
10 21 (3.94%) Ajax
10 21 (3.94%) Hibernate
11 20 (3.75%) SOAP
11 20 (3.75%) jQuery
11 20 (3.75%) RESTful
12 18 (3.38%) Grails
12 18 (3.38%) CSS3
13 17 (3.19%) ASP.NET
14 13 (2.44%) REST
14 13 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.63%) Credit Risk
1 30 (5.63%) Open Source
2 11 (2.06%) Computer Science
2 11 (2.06%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.06%) Clustering
3 9 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (1.69%) Derivative
3 9 (1.69%) Hedge funds
4 8 (1.50%) CMDB
5 7 (1.31%) Video on Demand
5 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.13%) Fixed Income
7 5 (0.94%) IPTV
7 5 (0.94%) FMCG
7 5 (0.94%) Statistics
7 5 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.75%) Market Risk
8 4 (0.75%) iPad
8 4 (0.75%) Equities
8 4 (0.75%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 102 (19.14%) Linux
2 93 (17.45%) Windows
3 53 (9.94%) UNIX
4 29 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.00%) Solaris
7 11 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.31%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.13%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.94%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.75%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.56%) CentOS
13 1 (0.19%) Debian
13 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.19%) Android
13 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (19.70%) Scrum
2 103 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (19.14%) ITIL
4 75 (14.07%) TDD
5 68 (12.76%) Change Management
5 68 (12.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 63 (11.82%) Configuration Management
7 58 (10.88%) Project Management
8 51 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 46 (8.63%) DevOps
11 44 (8.26%) UML
12 40 (7.50%) Pair Programming
13 39 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
14 38 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 38 (7.13%) Service Management
15 37 (6.94%) Problem Management
16 36 (6.75%) Service Delivery
17 33 (6.19%) OO
18 30 (5.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 126 (23.64%) SQL
2 125 (23.45%) Java
3 61 (11.44%) JavaScript
4 51 (9.57%) C#
5 44 (8.26%) Python
6 41 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 36 (6.75%) Perl
8 32 (6.00%) C
9 31 (5.82%) Ruby
10 24 (4.50%) PL/SQL
11 23 (4.32%) Bash Shell
12 21 (3.94%) Shell Script
13 20 (3.75%) Groovy
14 18 (3.38%) VBScript
15 16 (3.00%) VB
16 12 (2.25%) C++
16 12 (2.25%) PHP
17 9 (1.69%) VBA
18 8 (1.50%) Bourne shell
19 6 (1.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (11.07%) Degree
2 20 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.56%) ISEB
6 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.38%) CAPM
7 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) PMP
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.19%) PgMP
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.19%) MCP
8 1 (0.19%) PhD
8 1 (0.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (11.63%) QA
2 19 (3.56%) ISO 9001
3 12 (2.25%) SLA
4 4 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) TickIT
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (2.25%) XenServer
5 10 (1.88%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.13%) Varnish
7 5 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.94%) XenApp
8 4 (0.75%) KVM
8 4 (0.75%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.19%) Squid
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.19%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.19%) vSphere
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (9.38%) Puppet
2 27 (5.07%) Nagios
3 16 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 11 (2.06%) NetBackup
5 11 (2.06%) BladeLogic
5 11 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (1.69%) YUM
7 8 (1.50%) Control-M
8 6 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.75%) Ganglia
9 4 (0.75%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (0.38%) SCCM
11 1 (0.19%) WMI
11 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.19%) Foglight
11 1 (0.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 161 (30.21%) Oracle
2 85 (15.95%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.94%) VMware
4 29 (5.44%) Red Hat
5 27 (5.07%) JBoss
6 26 (4.88%) HP
7 22 (4.13%) Citrix
8 14 (2.63%) NetApp
8 14 (2.63%) Cognos
8 14 (2.63%) LANDesk
9 13 (2.44%) Atlassian
9 13 (2.44%) Siebel
9 13 (2.44%) Hyperion
10 12 (2.25%) Informatica
11 11 (2.06%) Zend
11 11 (2.06%) Brocade
11 11 (2.06%) New Relic
12 10 (1.88%) Serena
13 9 (1.69%) Akamai
13 9 (1.69%) Business Objects
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