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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 368 384 370
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 69 40 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 57
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £390 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £443 £423
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
21596 21303 22136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.70% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15665 14621 15505
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 389 400
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +42 10 £500 -4.76% 1
Croydon - 3 £322 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 93 (60.39%) Release Management
2 44 (28.57%) Finance
3 40 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (24.68%) Banking
5 33 (21.43%) Project Management
5 33 (21.43%) ITIL
5 33 (21.43%) JIRA
6 31 (20.13%) Change Management
7 29 (18.83%) Java
8 24 (15.58%) HTML
9 23 (14.94%) Configuration Management
9 23 (14.94%) Puppet
10 19 (12.34%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (12.34%) DevOps
11 18 (11.69%) QA
11 18 (11.69%) Web Development
11 18 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (11.04%) Content Management
12 17 (11.04%) Web Services
13 16 (10.39%) JMS
13 16 (10.39%) JavaScript
13 16 (10.39%) PRINCE2
13 16 (10.39%) SOAP
13 16 (10.39%) Telecoms
13 16 (10.39%) REST
13 16 (10.39%) API Design
14 15 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (9.74%) Retail
15 14 (9.09%) Scrum
16 13 (8.44%) Publishing

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 (2.60%) Confluence
2 3 (1.95%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.30%) Apache
3 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.30%) SAS
3 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.25%) MS Office
4 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.65%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) BGP
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.30%) MySQL
2 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.65%) GIS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (21.43%) JIRA
2 12 (7.79%) TeamCity
3 11 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.19%) FishEye
5 7 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.90%) Subversion
7 4 (2.60%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.60%) Maven
8 3 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.30%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.30%) Gradle
10 1 (0.65%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.65%) MSI
10 1 (0.65%) NuGet
10 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (28.57%) Finance
2 38 (24.68%) Banking
3 16 (10.39%) Telecoms
4 15 (9.74%) Retail
5 13 (8.44%) Publishing
6 4 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.95%) Advertising
7 3 (1.95%) Front Office
7 3 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.95%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.30%) Marketing
9 1 (0.65%) Back Office
9 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.65%) Legal
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.58%) HTML
2 17 (11.04%) Web Services
3 16 (10.39%) JMS
3 16 (10.39%) REST
3 16 (10.39%) SOAP
4 13 (8.44%) JSP
5 11 (7.14%) .NET
6 10 (6.49%) JMX
7 4 (2.60%) ELK Stack
8 2 (1.30%) RESTful
9 1 (0.65%) CGI
9 1 (0.65%) Middleware
9 1 (0.65%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.65%) ServiceStack
9 1 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.25%) BBC
1 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (3.25%) IPTV
1 5 (3.25%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
2 3 (1.95%) Online Banking
2 3 (1.95%) STB
3 2 (1.30%) Derivative
3 2 (1.30%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.65%) FMCG
4 1 (0.65%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.19%) Linux
1 8 (5.19%) Windows
2 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.30%) CentOS
3 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.30%) Solaris
3 2 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (60.39%) Release Management
2 40 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.43%) ITIL
3 33 (21.43%) Project Management
4 31 (20.13%) Change Management
5 23 (14.94%) Configuration Management
6 19 (12.34%) DevOps
7 18 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (11.69%) Web Development
8 17 (11.04%) Content Management
9 16 (10.39%) API Design
9 16 (10.39%) PRINCE2
10 15 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (9.09%) Scrum
12 12 (7.79%) High Availability
12 12 (7.79%) User Stories
13 10 (6.49%) Software Engineering
14 9 (5.84%) Software Delivery
15 8 (5.19%) SDLC
16 7 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.83%) Java
2 16 (10.39%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.19%) SQL
4 6 (3.90%) C#
4 6 (3.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.95%) ABAP
6 2 (1.30%) C
6 2 (1.30%) C++
6 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.90%) Degree
5 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PMP
6 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.69%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) GxP
2 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (14.94%) Puppet
2 19 (12.34%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.49%) Capistrano
3 10 (6.49%) Nagios
4 2 (1.30%) Kibana
4 2 (1.30%) logstash
4 2 (1.30%) SCCM
5 1 (0.65%) Ansible
5 1 (0.65%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 12 (7.79%) Atlassian
1 12 (7.79%) Rally
2 10 (6.49%) Oracle
3 9 (5.84%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.19%) AppDynamics
4 8 (5.19%) New Relic
4 8 (5.19%) Splunk
5 6 (3.90%) SAP
6 5 (3.25%) BT
7 4 (2.60%) Pega
7 4 (2.60%) Perforce
8 2 (1.30%) IBM
8 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.65%) Google
9 1 (0.65%) HP
9 1 (0.65%) hybris
9 1 (0.65%) Remedy
9 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.65%) TIBCO