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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 356 359 342
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 60 66 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 50
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£450 £525 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £401 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Release Manager
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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
22742 23106 23422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.94% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15876 15912 15528
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 415 579
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -0.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +22 19 £475 -9.52% 2
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 47 (42.34%) Release Management
2 30 (27.03%) Banking
3 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (22.52%) Windows
5 19 (17.12%) Finance
6 18 (16.22%) Project Management
7 17 (15.32%) Java
8 16 (14.41%) Investment Banking
9 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 14 (12.61%) ITIL
10 14 (12.61%) Configuration Management
10 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.61%) Change Management
11 13 (11.71%) Oracle
12 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
12 12 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (9.01%) Scrum
14 10 (9.01%) SQL
15 9 (8.11%) HTML
15 9 (8.11%) JavaScript
15 9 (8.11%) TDD
15 9 (8.11%) Web Development
16 8 (7.21%) QA
16 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (7.21%) Puppet
16 8 (7.21%) REST
16 8 (7.21%) Content Management
16 8 (7.21%) Service Management

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (6.31%) IIS
2 3 (2.70%) Apache
2 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Office
2 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.80%) MS Project
3 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Markit EDM
1 2 (1.80%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.90%) Summit
2 1 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Internet
1 1 (0.90%) ADSL
1 1 (0.90%) Bluetooth
1 1 (0.90%) Broadband
1 1 (0.90%) FTP
1 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.90%) Wireless
1 1 (0.90%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.41%) DataStage
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.80%) MySQL
5 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.90%) MS Access
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Subversion
2 5 (4.50%) JIRA
3 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.70%) Ant
4 3 (2.70%) Maven
4 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.70%) Selenium
4 3 (2.70%) Hudson
4 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.80%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.80%) TestNG
5 2 (1.80%) JUnit
6 1 (0.90%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.90%) PVCS
6 1 (0.90%) NUnit
6 1 (0.90%) Build Forge
6 1 (0.90%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (27.03%) Banking
2 19 (17.12%) Finance
3 16 (14.41%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.31%) Retail
5 5 (4.50%) Front Office
5 5 (4.50%) Publishing
6 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Law
8 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.90%) Billing
8 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) HTML
2 8 (7.21%) REST
2 8 (7.21%) SOAP
3 7 (6.31%) JSP
3 7 (6.31%) Web Services
4 6 (5.41%) JMS
5 5 (4.50%) .NET
6 4 (3.60%) JMX
7 3 (2.70%) XML
7 3 (2.70%) LAMP
7 3 (2.70%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.90%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.90%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.70%) DTV
3 2 (1.80%) Derivative
3 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.90%) Equities
4 1 (0.90%) STB
4 1 (0.90%) FMCG
4 1 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.90%) Statistics
4 1 (0.90%) DTCC
4 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.52%) Windows
2 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (7.21%) UNIX
2 8 (7.21%) Linux
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) Release Management
2 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.22%) Project Management
4 14 (12.61%) ITIL
4 14 (12.61%) Configuration Management
4 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (12.61%) Change Management
5 12 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (9.01%) Scrum
7 9 (8.11%) TDD
7 9 (8.11%) Web Development
8 8 (7.21%) Content Management
8 8 (7.21%) Service Management
8 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
9 7 (6.31%) DevOps
10 5 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.50%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.60%) Change Control
11 4 (3.60%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.32%) Java
2 10 (9.01%) SQL
3 9 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.60%) Degree
3 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.80%) ISEB
4 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (7.21%) Puppet
2 7 (6.31%) Control-M
3 6 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.60%) Capistrano
4 4 (3.60%) Nagios
5 2 (1.80%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) Cognos
4 5 (4.50%) Splunk
5 4 (3.60%) SAP
5 4 (3.60%) HP
6 3 (2.70%) IBM
6 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.70%) Fiserv
6 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.80%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.80%) Siebel
7 2 (1.80%) Citrix
8 1 (0.90%) Remedy
8 1 (0.90%) BMC
8 1 (0.90%) Informatica
8 1 (0.90%) Murex
8 1 (0.90%) Open Text
8 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.90%) Cerillion
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