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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 337 329 311
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 58 58 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 42
Average daily rate
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£470 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £374 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
19404 20335 18290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 93.10% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13736 13930 12338
Average daily rate £440 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
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 331 375 514
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 +16 19 £460 -8.00% 2
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 62 (48.44%) Release Management
2 45 (35.16%) Windows
3 36 (28.13%) Finance
4 33 (25.78%) Banking
5 30 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (19.53%) ITIL
7 23 (17.97%) Linux
8 20 (15.63%) Change Management
8 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (14.84%) TeamCity
9 19 (14.84%) Oracle
9 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
9 19 (14.84%) Configuration Management
10 18 (14.06%) UNIX
11 17 (13.28%) Investment Banking
11 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
11 17 (13.28%) Project Management
12 16 (12.50%) .NET
13 14 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (10.16%) Java
14 13 (10.16%) Control-M
15 12 (9.38%) Shell Script
15 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
16 11 (8.59%) QA
16 11 (8.59%) Service Management
16 11 (8.59%) SQL
16 11 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (7.81%) Project Planning
17 10 (7.81%) Apache
17 10 (7.81%) ITIL Certification

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (7.81%) Apache
2 5 (3.91%) JBoss
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.47%) MS Office
2 4 (3.13%) MS Project
3 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Siebel Analytics
1 3 (2.34%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.56%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.56%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) FTP
1 1 (0.78%) Intranet
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (14.84%) TeamCity
2 9 (7.03%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (4.69%) Maven
4 6 (4.69%) Subversion
4 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.91%) Mercurial
5 5 (3.91%) JProfiler
5 5 (3.91%) VisualVM
5 5 (3.91%) Gradle
5 5 (3.91%) JMeter
5 5 (3.91%) Ant
6 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.13%) JIRA
7 2 (1.56%) Build Forge
8 1 (0.78%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (28.13%) Finance
2 33 (25.78%) Banking
3 17 (13.28%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.47%) Retail
5 4 (3.13%) Front Office
6 3 (2.34%) Publishing
7 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Law
8 1 (0.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (4.69%) Spring
3 3 (2.34%) CSS
4 2 (1.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.78%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.56%) Derivative
3 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (0.78%) DTCC
3 1 (0.78%) STB
3 1 (0.78%) Equities
3 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.16%) Windows
2 23 (17.97%) Linux
3 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (14.06%) UNIX
5 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.44%) Release Management
2 30 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (19.53%) ITIL
4 20 (15.63%) Change Management
5 19 (14.84%) Configuration Management
6 17 (13.28%) Project Management
7 14 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.59%) Service Management
8 11 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.81%) Project Planning
10 7 (5.47%) People Management
10 7 (5.47%) DevOps
10 7 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.47%) Scrum
10 7 (5.47%) Migration
10 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.47%) TDD
11 6 (4.69%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.69%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.16%) Java
2 12 (9.38%) Shell Script
2 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.59%) SQL
4 9 (7.03%) C#
5 7 (5.47%) Perl
6 5 (3.91%) Groovy
7 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) Degree
3 3 (2.34%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) Control-M
2 8 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.56%) Puppet
3 2 (1.56%) Salt
3 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.78%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 19 (14.84%) Oracle
1 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) Perforce
3 7 (5.47%) hybris
3 7 (5.47%) VMware
3 7 (5.47%) IBM
3 7 (5.47%) Adobe
4 5 (3.91%) Splunk
4 5 (3.91%) Open Text
4 5 (3.91%) Siebel
5 4 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.13%) Remedy
5 4 (3.13%) HP
5 4 (3.13%) Fiserv
6 3 (2.34%) DataFlux
6 3 (2.34%) SAP
7 2 (1.56%) SunGard
7 2 (1.56%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.56%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.78%) Huawei
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