The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 369 354 332
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 39 59 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 46
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£525 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £680 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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 +12 10 £525 - 4
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title.

1 56 (54.90%) Release Management
2 30 (29.41%) ITIL
2 30 (29.41%) Finance
3 28 (27.45%) Oracle
4 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (25.49%) Linux
6 25 (24.51%) Windows
7 23 (22.55%) Banking
8 22 (21.57%) .NET
9 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (19.61%) Jenkins
10 18 (17.65%) UNIX
10 18 (17.65%) Change Management
11 17 (16.67%) TeamCity
12 16 (15.69%) Configuration Management
13 15 (14.71%) Shell Script
14 14 (13.73%) Oracle Database
14 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
14 14 (13.73%) QA
14 14 (13.73%) Investment Banking
15 13 (12.75%) Service Delivery
15 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
16 12 (11.76%) Java
16 12 (11.76%) Subversion
17 11 (10.78%) Retail
17 11 (10.78%) C#
17 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (9.80%) Waterfall
18 10 (9.80%) JIRA
18 10 (9.80%) SQL

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Release Manager in their job title 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 with Release Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.86%) Confluence
2 5 (4.90%) Apache
3 4 (3.92%) JBoss
4 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.94%) IIS
5 2 (1.96%) SAS
5 2 (1.96%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) MS Office
3 5 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (1.96%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.98%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) PaaS
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle Database
2 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.92%) DB2
7 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 20 (19.61%) Jenkins
2 17 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 12 (11.76%) Subversion
4 10 (9.80%) JIRA
5 8 (7.84%) Maven
5 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.86%) Ant
7 6 (5.88%) Gradle
7 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.92%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.94%) JMeter
10 3 (2.94%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.94%) Hudson
10 3 (2.94%) JProfiler
10 3 (2.94%) VisualVM
11 2 (1.96%) SCons
11 2 (1.96%) Build Forge
11 2 (1.96%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (29.41%) Finance
2 23 (22.55%) Banking
3 14 (13.73%) Investment Banking
4 11 (10.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.57%) .NET
2 4 (3.92%) CSS
3 2 (1.96%) Spring
3 2 (1.96%) HTML
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.98%) JSP
4 1 (0.98%) SOAP
4 1 (0.98%) J2EE
4 1 (0.98%) JMS
4 1 (0.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.92%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.94%) Wiki
3 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.49%) Linux
2 25 (24.51%) Windows
3 18 (17.65%) UNIX
4 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) AIX
5 1 (0.98%) Solaris
5 1 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (54.90%) Release Management
2 30 (29.41%) ITIL
3 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (17.65%) Change Management
6 16 (15.69%) Configuration Management
7 13 (12.75%) Service Delivery
8 10 (9.80%) Waterfall
8 10 (9.80%) Service Management
8 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.82%) Migration
9 9 (8.82%) Project Management
9 9 (8.82%) Incident Management
9 9 (8.82%) Project Planning
9 9 (8.82%) Software Delivery
10 7 (6.86%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.86%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (6.86%) ITIL V3
11 6 (5.88%) Analytics
11 6 (5.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) Shell Script
2 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
3 12 (11.76%) Java
4 11 (10.78%) C#
5 10 (9.80%) SQL
6 5 (4.90%) Perl
7 4 (3.92%) Python
8 3 (2.94%) C
8 3 (2.94%) C++
8 3 (2.94%) Groovy
9 2 (1.96%) Ruby
9 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.98%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.73%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) Puppet
2 5 (4.90%) Control-M
2 5 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.92%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.98%) MOM
5 1 (0.98%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.98%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (27.45%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.84%) Perforce
4 7 (6.86%) VMware
4 7 (6.86%) IBM
5 5 (4.90%) Siebel
5 5 (4.90%) OpenText
5 5 (4.90%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.92%) Ab Initio
6 4 (3.92%) ATG
6 4 (3.92%) webMethods
6 4 (3.92%) Remedy
7 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.94%) DataFlux
8 2 (1.96%) Tableau
8 2 (1.96%) hybris
8 2 (1.96%) Adobe
8 2 (1.96%) SunGard
8 2 (1.96%) HP
8 2 (1.96%) Cognos
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