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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 344 349 317
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 58 76 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 49
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£481 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £624 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £436 £416
% change year-on-year
-5.44% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
21339 22648 19961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 93.06% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15381 15601 13363
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £264
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 399 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +1 18 £460 -8.00% 5
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 55 (45.45%) Release Management
2 39 (32.23%) Windows
3 33 (27.27%) Banking
4 31 (25.62%) Finance
5 28 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (15.70%) Java
7 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
8 17 (14.05%) UNIX
8 17 (14.05%) Configuration Management
8 17 (14.05%) Change Management
9 16 (13.22%) Investment Banking
9 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
9 16 (13.22%) Linux
9 16 (13.22%) ITIL
10 14 (11.57%) Oracle
10 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (10.74%) Control-M
11 13 (10.74%) Project Management
12 12 (9.92%) SQL
12 12 (9.92%) TeamCity
13 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (8.26%) Apache
14 10 (8.26%) QA
15 8 (6.61%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (6.61%) Jenkins
15 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (6.61%) .NET
15 8 (6.61%) Scrum
15 8 (6.61%) Service Management

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (8.26%) Apache
2 5 (4.13%) JBoss
2 5 (4.13%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) MS Project
2 4 (3.31%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.65%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (1.65%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.65%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.83%) Summit
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.31%) DataStage
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.65%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.83%) MS Access
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (9.92%) TeamCity
2 8 (6.61%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (4.96%) Subversion
5 5 (4.13%) JMeter
5 5 (4.13%) Maven
5 5 (4.13%) Ant
5 5 (4.13%) Gradle
5 5 (4.13%) VisualVM
5 5 (4.13%) JProfiler
5 5 (4.13%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.13%) JIRA
6 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.65%) Build Forge
8 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
General
1 33 (27.27%) Banking
2 31 (25.62%) Finance
3 16 (13.22%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.79%) Retail
5 5 (4.13%) Front Office
6 3 (2.48%) Publishing
7 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.65%) Law
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) .NET
2 6 (4.96%) HTML
2 6 (4.96%) Spring
3 5 (4.13%) JSP
4 4 (3.31%) REST
4 4 (3.31%) SOAP
4 4 (3.31%) Web Services
4 4 (3.31%) JMS
5 2 (1.65%) JMX
5 2 (1.65%) CSS
6 1 (0.83%) XML
6 1 (0.83%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.65%) Derivative
2 2 (1.65%) STB
2 2 (1.65%) DTV
3 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (0.83%) DTCC
3 1 (0.83%) Equities
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.23%) Windows
2 17 (14.05%) UNIX
3 16 (13.22%) Linux
4 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.45%) Release Management
2 28 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.05%) Configuration Management
3 17 (14.05%) Change Management
4 16 (13.22%) ITIL
5 13 (10.74%) Project Management
6 11 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.61%) Scrum
7 8 (6.61%) Service Management
8 7 (5.79%) TDD
8 7 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (5.79%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.96%) Performance Testing
9 6 (4.96%) Project Planning
9 6 (4.96%) Web Development
9 6 (4.96%) DevOps
9 6 (4.96%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.96%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.70%) Java
2 12 (9.92%) SQL
3 7 (5.79%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.79%) Perl
3 7 (5.79%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.13%) Groovy
6 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.65%) C#
7 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 13 (10.74%) Control-M
2 8 (6.61%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (4.96%) Puppet
3 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.65%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.65%) Salt
4 2 (1.65%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.57%) Oracle
3 7 (5.79%) Adobe
3 7 (5.79%) IBM
3 7 (5.79%) hybris
4 5 (4.13%) Splunk
5 4 (3.31%) Fiserv
5 4 (3.31%) Cognos
5 4 (3.31%) HP
6 3 (2.48%) Remedy
7 2 (1.65%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.65%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.65%) Perforce
7 2 (1.65%) Open Text
7 2 (1.65%) SunGard
7 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.65%) Siebel
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix
8 1 (0.83%) BMC
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