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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 326 350 356
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 85 55 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 30 38
Average daily rate £475 £470 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £339 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £421 £410
% change year-on-year
-5.04% +2.74%
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 16 £475 +3.26% 5
Paddington - 2 - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 82 (55.78%) Release Management
2 53 (36.05%) Finance
3 48 (32.65%) Banking
4 39 (26.53%) Project Management
5 37 (25.17%) Java
6 35 (23.81%) ITIL
7 32 (21.77%) Change Management
8 24 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (15.65%) QA
9 23 (15.65%) DevOps
10 22 (14.97%) JIRA
10 22 (14.97%) Puppet
10 22 (14.97%) Configuration Management
11 21 (14.29%) HTML
12 20 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (12.93%) Jenkins
13 19 (12.93%) Opscode Chef
14 18 (12.24%) Linux
15 16 (10.88%) Git (software)
15 16 (10.88%) Web Development
15 16 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (10.88%) Content Management
16 15 (10.20%) Web Services
16 15 (10.20%) PRINCE2
16 15 (10.20%) SQL
16 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
17 14 (9.52%) .NET
17 14 (9.52%) SOAP
17 14 (9.52%) Windows
17 14 (9.52%) JMS

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.36%) Apache
2 2 (1.36%) Confluence
2 2 (1.36%) IIS
2 2 (1.36%) JBoss
2 2 (1.36%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) Node.js
3 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.72%) MS Office
2 4 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.68%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) BGP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.36%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.68%) GIS
3 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (14.97%) JIRA
2 19 (12.93%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.88%) Git (software)
4 14 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (8.16%) TeamCity
6 11 (7.48%) Ant
7 10 (6.80%) Gradle
8 8 (5.44%) FishEye
9 7 (4.76%) Subversion
10 4 (2.72%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.36%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.36%) Maven
11 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.68%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.68%) MSI
12 1 (0.68%) NuGet
12 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (36.05%) Finance
2 48 (32.65%) Banking
3 12 (8.16%) Investment Banking
3 12 (8.16%) Retail
3 12 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.48%) Publishing
5 7 (4.76%) Front Office
6 6 (4.08%) Advertising
7 4 (2.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.29%) HTML
2 15 (10.20%) Web Services
3 14 (9.52%) .NET
3 14 (9.52%) JMS
3 14 (9.52%) REST
3 14 (9.52%) SOAP
4 10 (6.80%) JSP
5 9 (6.12%) JMX
6 8 (5.44%) Middleware
7 4 (2.72%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.36%) ELK Stack
8 2 (1.36%) ServiceStack
9 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.68%) CGI
9 1 (0.68%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.68%) Ultra Messaging
9 1 (0.68%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.72%) BBC
2 4 (2.72%) IPTV
2 4 (2.72%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (2.04%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.04%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.36%) Derivative
4 2 (1.36%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.36%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.36%) STB
5 1 (0.68%) Equities
5 1 (0.68%) FMCG
5 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.24%) Linux
2 14 (9.52%) Windows
3 6 (4.08%) Unix
4 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (55.78%) Release Management
2 39 (26.53%) Project Management
3 35 (23.81%) ITIL
4 32 (21.77%) Change Management
5 24 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (15.65%) DevOps
7 22 (14.97%) Configuration Management
8 20 (13.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (10.88%) Content Management
9 16 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.88%) Web Development
10 15 (10.20%) PRINCE2
11 14 (9.52%) API Design
11 14 (9.52%) High Availability
12 13 (8.84%) SDLC
12 13 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (6.80%) Software Engineering
13 10 (6.80%) User Stories
14 8 (5.44%) Scrum
15 7 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.17%) Java
2 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
2 15 (10.20%) SQL
3 13 (8.84%) Python
4 11 (7.48%) Perl
5 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.40%) Scala
7 3 (2.04%) ABAP
8 2 (1.36%) C
8 2 (1.36%) C#
8 2 (1.36%) C++
8 2 (1.36%) LINC
8 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (5.44%) Degree
1 8 (5.44%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.65%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) GxP
2 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (14.97%) Puppet
2 19 (12.93%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.12%) Capistrano
3 9 (6.12%) Nagios
4 2 (1.36%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.36%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 11 (7.48%) SAP
2 10 (6.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.80%) Rally
2 10 (6.80%) Splunk
3 8 (5.44%) AppDynamics
3 8 (5.44%) Atlassian
3 8 (5.44%) New Relic
4 7 (4.76%) Oracle
5 4 (2.72%) BT
5 4 (2.72%) Pega
6 3 (2.04%) IBM
7 2 (1.36%) BMC
7 2 (1.36%) CA
7 2 (1.36%) Google
7 2 (1.36%) Remedy
7 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.36%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.36%) Unisys
8 1 (0.68%) CollabNet
8 1 (0.68%) hybris
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