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 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 Manager
Rank 355 367 313
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 59 64 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.28% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 60
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 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 +24 20 £503 -4.28% 4
Hammersmith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 39 (39.80%) Release Management
2 18 (18.37%) Java
3 17 (17.35%) Project Management
3 17 (17.35%) Banking
4 16 (16.33%) Windows
5 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.31%) Finance
6 12 (12.24%) Configuration Management
6 12 (12.24%) ITIL
7 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.22%) Scrum
7 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.20%) HTML
8 10 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (9.18%) Web Development
9 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
9 9 (9.18%) MS Office
9 9 (9.18%) Service Management
10 8 (8.16%) Change Management
10 8 (8.16%) SOAP
10 8 (8.16%) Linux
10 8 (8.16%) Oracle
10 8 (8.16%) .NET
10 8 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (8.16%) Content Management
10 8 (8.16%) Investment Banking
10 8 (8.16%) TeamCity
10 8 (8.16%) REST
11 7 (7.14%) Puppet
11 7 (7.14%) Opscode Chef

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (6.12%) IIS
2 3 (3.06%) Apache
2 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Office
2 3 (3.06%) MS Project
2 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.02%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) DNS
1 2 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) VDSL
2 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.02%) Wireless
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) ADSL
2 1 (1.02%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.02%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) DataStage
3 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.04%) MySQL
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.02%) MS Access
4 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) TeamCity
2 6 (6.12%) JIRA
2 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.10%) Ant
3 5 (5.10%) Subversion
4 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.06%) Hudson
5 3 (3.06%) MSBuild
5 3 (3.06%) Maven
5 3 (3.06%) Selenium
6 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.04%) JUnit
6 2 (2.04%) TestNG
7 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.02%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.02%) NUnit
7 1 (1.02%) MSI
7 1 (1.02%) PVCS
7 1 (1.02%) ClearCase
General
1 17 (17.35%) Banking
2 15 (15.31%) Finance
3 8 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.14%) Retail
5 5 (5.10%) Front Office
6 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.08%) Publishing
7 2 (2.04%) Law
7 2 (2.04%) Advertising
7 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.02%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (1.02%) Billing
8 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.02%) Legal
8 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) HTML
2 8 (8.16%) SOAP
2 8 (8.16%) .NET
2 8 (8.16%) REST
3 7 (7.14%) Web Services
3 7 (7.14%) JSP
4 6 (6.12%) JMS
5 4 (4.08%) JMX
6 3 (3.06%) Application Packaging
6 3 (3.06%) LAMP
7 2 (2.04%) XML
7 2 (2.04%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.02%) HTML5
8 1 (1.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (1.02%) Velocity
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.08%) Derivative
2 3 (3.06%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.06%) DTV
2 3 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.04%) Biometrics
3 2 (2.04%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.02%) FMCG
4 1 (1.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.02%) Statistics
4 1 (1.02%) STB
4 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Windows
2 8 (8.16%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.06%) UNIX
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.80%) Release Management
2 17 (17.35%) Project Management
3 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.24%) Configuration Management
4 12 (12.24%) ITIL
5 11 (11.22%) Scrum
5 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (9.18%) Web Development
7 9 (9.18%) Service Management
8 8 (8.16%) Change Management
8 8 (8.16%) Content Management
9 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.12%) TDD
10 6 (6.12%) Change Control
11 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.08%) Performance Testing
12 4 (4.08%) DevOps
13 3 (3.06%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.37%) Java
2 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.10%) SQL
4 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.06%) Perl
6 2 (2.04%) Python
6 2 (2.04%) C#
6 2 (2.04%) C++
6 2 (2.04%) Scala
6 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (3.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.02%) ISEB
3 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) Puppet
1 7 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.08%) Nagios
2 4 (4.08%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.04%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.02%) Salt
4 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.02%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle
3 6 (6.12%) Cognos
4 5 (5.10%) Splunk
5 3 (3.06%) Remedy
5 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.04%) Siebel
6 2 (2.04%) HP
6 2 (2.04%) SAP
6 2 (2.04%) Perforce
6 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.02%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.02%) 29West
7 1 (1.02%) Cerillion
7 1 (1.02%) StreamServe
7 1 (1.02%) Open Text
7 1 (1.02%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.02%) Citrix
7 1 (1.02%) BMC
7 1 (1.02%) Informatica
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