The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 357 362 368
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 77 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 48 47
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £341 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.15% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.95 -
Release Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20566 21246 22693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.12% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14667 15031 16334
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 345 448
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Manager across the London region.

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Release Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Release Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Release Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager across the London region.

Release Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Release Manager
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 Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 5 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 +2 14 £542 +3.19%
Croydon - 8 £509 -
Docklands, London -1 1 £700 +26.12%
Brentford - 1 - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Release Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 61 (55.96%) Release Management
2 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.85%) Finance
4 23 (21.10%) Project Management
5 21 (19.27%) Change Management
6 20 (18.35%) ITIL
7 19 (17.43%) DevOps
8 18 (16.51%) QA
8 18 (16.51%) Security Cleared
9 17 (15.60%) SC Cleared
9 17 (15.60%) JIRA
9 17 (15.60%) Scrum
10 16 (14.68%) Java
10 16 (14.68%) SQL
11 14 (12.84%) Configuration Management
11 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (12.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (11.93%) Banking
13 12 (11.01%) SDLC
13 12 (11.01%) Jenkins
14 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
14 11 (10.09%) Software Delivery
14 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
15 10 (9.17%) Shell Script
15 10 (9.17%) .NET
15 10 (9.17%) Linux
15 10 (9.17%) Degree
15 10 (9.17%) Waterfall
16 9 (8.26%) Software Deployment
16 9 (8.26%) Puppet

Release Manager Skill Set
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 9 (8.26%) Confluence
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) GitHub
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) LAN
1 5 (4.59%) WAN
2 1 (0.92%) DSL
2 1 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.59%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.67%) MarkLogic
3 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.83%) ActiveReports
5 2 (1.83%) Big Data
5 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.83%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.92%) BODI
6 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.92%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) JIRA
2 12 (11.01%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.42%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.50%) Hudson
6 3 (2.75%) PVCS
7 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.92%) Build Forge
8 1 (0.92%) Maven
8 1 (0.92%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.92%) MSTest
8 1 (0.92%) Selenium
8 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (23.85%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Games
3 4 (3.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) .NET
2 5 (4.59%) Velocity
3 3 (2.75%) Web Services
3 3 (2.75%) XML
4 1 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Virtual Team
2 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.83%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.92%) CMDB
7 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.92%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.92%) Fintech
7 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.92%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.92%) Online Games
7 1 (0.92%) Social Media
7 1 (0.92%) User Experience
7 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.17%) Linux
2 8 (7.34%) Unix
3 7 (6.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (55.96%) Release Management
2 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.10%) Project Management
4 21 (19.27%) Change Management
5 20 (18.35%) ITIL
6 19 (17.43%) DevOps
7 17 (15.60%) Scrum
8 14 (12.84%) Configuration Management
8 14 (12.84%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (11.01%) SDLC
10 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
10 11 (10.09%) Software Delivery
11 10 (9.17%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
12 9 (8.26%) Product Management
12 9 (8.26%) Software Deployment
12 9 (8.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.68%) Java
1 16 (14.68%) SQL
2 10 (9.17%) Shell Script
3 7 (6.42%) Python
4 4 (3.67%) Ruby
5 3 (2.75%) Perl
6 2 (1.83%) ABAP
7 1 (0.92%) C
7 1 (0.92%) C#
7 1 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.60%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.17%) Degree
4 6 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.59%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.75%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.51%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.83%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Puppet
2 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.67%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) SAP
2 7 (6.42%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.75%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.75%) Netezza
5 2 (1.83%) IFS
5 2 (1.83%) Intel
5 2 (1.83%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.92%) Facebook
6 1 (0.92%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
6 1 (0.92%) New Relic
6 1 (0.92%) Sonatype