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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 398 366 380
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 34 70 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 48 43
Median daily rate £569 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £408 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -
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
21054 22389 22119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15075 15722 15169
Median daily rate £450 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 370 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Croydon - 4 £322 -
City of London +36 2 £700 +33.33% 1
Docklands, London +12 1 £525 -5.40%
Canary Wharf +3 1 £450 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 60 (57.69%) Release Management
2 31 (29.81%) Finance
3 30 (28.85%) Banking
4 23 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (22.12%) Java
5 20 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (16.35%) JIRA
7 16 (15.38%) Project Management
8 15 (14.42%) HTML
9 14 (13.46%) Oracle
9 14 (13.46%) ITIL
10 13 (12.50%) Change Management
11 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
12 11 (10.58%) REST
12 11 (10.58%) Puppet
12 11 (10.58%) API Design
12 11 (10.58%) JMS
12 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
12 11 (10.58%) SOAP
12 11 (10.58%) Web Services
12 11 (10.58%) Scrum
12 11 (10.58%) Content Management
12 11 (10.58%) Web Development
13 10 (9.62%) Retail
14 9 (8.65%) Linux
14 9 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (8.65%) DevOps
14 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
14 9 (8.65%) TeamCity
14 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared

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 4 (3.85%) Confluence
2 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.96%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.96%) GitHub
1 1 (0.96%) Google Play
1 1 (0.96%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.92%) MarkLogic
3 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) JIRA
2 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.65%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.85%) Hudson
5 2 (1.92%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.92%) Gradle
5 2 (1.92%) Maven
5 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.96%) Build Forge
6 1 (0.96%) Selenium
6 1 (0.96%) Subversion
6 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (29.81%) Finance
2 30 (28.85%) Banking
3 10 (9.62%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Publishing
6 2 (1.92%) Advertising
6 2 (1.92%) Back Office
6 2 (1.92%) Front Office
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
6 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.96%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) HTML
2 11 (10.58%) JMS
2 11 (10.58%) REST
2 11 (10.58%) SOAP
2 11 (10.58%) Web Services
3 8 (7.69%) JSP
4 7 (6.73%) JMX
5 2 (1.92%) ELK Stack
5 2 (1.92%) RESTful
6 1 (0.96%) J2EE
6 1 (0.96%) Middleware
6 1 (0.96%) ServiceStack
6 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) BBC
4 1 (0.96%) Derivative
4 1 (0.96%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.96%) IPTV
4 1 (0.96%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (0.96%) STB
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) Linux
2 3 (2.88%) Windows
3 2 (1.92%) CentOS
3 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.92%) Solaris
3 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.92%) Unix
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.69%) Release Management
2 23 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (15.38%) Project Management
5 14 (13.46%) ITIL
6 13 (12.50%) Change Management
7 11 (10.58%) API Design
7 11 (10.58%) Content Management
7 11 (10.58%) Scrum
7 11 (10.58%) Web Development
8 9 (8.65%) DevOps
9 8 (7.69%) High Availability
9 8 (7.69%) Software Delivery
10 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.81%) Project Planning
11 5 (4.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.12%) Java
2 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.85%) C#
3 4 (3.85%) Python
3 4 (3.85%) Ruby
4 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.88%) SQL
5 1 (0.96%) Perl
5 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.92%) PMP
3 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) Puppet
2 9 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.73%) Capistrano
3 7 (6.73%) Nagios
4 2 (1.92%) Ansible
4 2 (1.92%) Kibana
4 2 (1.92%) logstash
4 2 (1.92%) SCCM
5 1 (0.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.85%) Perforce
4 3 (2.88%) IBM
4 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.92%) Rally
5 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.96%) BT
6 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.96%) F5
6 1 (0.96%) Google
6 1 (0.96%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.96%) hybris
6 1 (0.96%) New Relic
6 1 (0.96%) Niku
6 1 (0.96%) Remedy
6 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.96%) SAP
6 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.96%) Sybase