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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Manager
Rank 363 366 317
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 39 39 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 53
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£525 £466 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £618 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.09% -3.12%
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
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +10 9 £525 +12.60% 2
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 48 (51.06%) Release Management
2 28 (29.79%) ITIL
3 26 (27.66%) Linux
3 26 (27.66%) Oracle
4 23 (24.47%) Finance
5 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (22.34%) Banking
7 20 (21.28%) .NET
7 20 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (19.15%) Windows
9 17 (18.09%) Change Management
9 17 (18.09%) Jenkins
10 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database
10 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
11 13 (13.83%) QA
11 13 (13.83%) Investment Banking
12 12 (12.77%) Service Delivery
12 12 (12.77%) Shell Script
12 12 (12.77%) UNIX
12 12 (12.77%) TeamCity
13 11 (11.70%) Waterfall
13 11 (11.70%) C#
13 11 (11.70%) Java
13 11 (11.70%) Configuration Management
13 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.64%) Retail
14 10 (10.64%) Project Management
14 10 (10.64%) Migration
14 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
14 10 (10.64%) JIRA

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (7.45%) Confluence
2 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.19%) IIS
2 3 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.13%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) SAS
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.06%) JBoss
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.38%) MS Office
2 5 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.19%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (1.06%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) NAS
2 1 (1.06%) LAN
2 1 (1.06%) WAN
2 1 (1.06%) DNS
2 1 (1.06%) Intranet
2 1 (1.06%) SAN
2 1 (1.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.26%) DB2
6 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.77%) TeamCity
3 10 (10.64%) JIRA
4 9 (9.57%) Subversion
5 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.38%) Ant
6 6 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.32%) Gradle
7 5 (5.32%) Maven
8 4 (4.26%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.19%) Hudson
10 2 (2.13%) SCons
11 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.06%) Selenium
11 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.06%) Build Forge
11 1 (1.06%) ClearCase
11 1 (1.06%) CruiseControl
General
1 23 (24.47%) Finance
2 21 (22.34%) Banking
3 13 (13.83%) Investment Banking
4 10 (10.64%) Retail
5 4 (4.26%) Front Office
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.28%) .NET
2 4 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) REST
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.06%) JSP
4 1 (1.06%) SOAP
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.06%) J2EE
4 1 (1.06%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.19%) Wiki
3 3 (3.19%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.13%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.06%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.66%) Linux
2 18 (19.15%) Windows
3 12 (12.77%) UNIX
4 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.06%) Release Management
2 28 (29.79%) ITIL
3 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (18.09%) Change Management
6 12 (12.77%) Service Delivery
7 11 (11.70%) Waterfall
7 11 (11.70%) Configuration Management
7 11 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.64%) Project Management
8 10 (10.64%) Migration
9 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
9 9 (9.57%) Project Planning
9 9 (9.57%) Service Management
10 8 (8.51%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.51%) Software Delivery
10 8 (8.51%) SDLC
10 8 (8.51%) ITIL V3
11 7 (7.45%) People Management
11 7 (7.45%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.77%) Shell Script
3 11 (11.70%) C#
3 11 (11.70%) Java
4 9 (9.57%) SQL
5 5 (5.32%) Python
6 4 (4.26%) C
7 3 (3.19%) Perl
7 3 (3.19%) C++
8 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.13%) Scala
8 2 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) APMP
3 1 (1.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
3 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Puppet
2 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.26%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.06%) Ansible
5 1 (1.06%) MOM
5 1 (1.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (27.66%) Oracle
2 8 (8.51%) Perforce
3 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.45%) VMware
4 5 (5.32%) ServiceNow
4 5 (5.32%) Siebel
4 5 (5.32%) IBM
4 5 (5.32%) OpenText
5 4 (4.26%) Ab Initio
5 4 (4.26%) webMethods
5 4 (4.26%) ATG
5 4 (4.26%) HP
6 3 (3.19%) DataFlux
6 3 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.19%) Remedy
7 2 (2.13%) Cognos
7 2 (2.13%) Sybase
7 2 (2.13%) SAP
7 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.13%) Tableau
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