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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 412 344 375
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 33 80 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 59 44
Median daily rate £481 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £605 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -
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
21829 22482 22758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15488 15779 15445
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
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 270 332 431
Median hourly rate £17.95 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Croydon - 4 £461 -
City of London +9 3 - - 2
Canary Wharf +5 2 £425 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 48 (52.75%) Release Management
2 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.27%) Finance
4 17 (18.68%) JIRA
5 16 (17.58%) Banking
6 15 (16.48%) Project Management
7 14 (15.38%) DevOps
8 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (14.29%) ITIL
9 12 (13.19%) Oracle
9 12 (13.19%) Change Management
10 11 (12.09%) Java
10 11 (12.09%) Scrum
10 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
11 9 (9.89%) QA
11 9 (9.89%) Linux
11 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
11 9 (9.89%) TeamCity
11 9 (9.89%) Puppet
12 7 (7.69%) SDLC
12 7 (7.69%) Retail
13 6 (6.59%) Atlassian
13 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.49%) Software Delivery
14 5 (5.49%) Waterfall
14 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
14 5 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement

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 (4.40%) Confluence
2 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.20%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.10%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) GitHub
3 1 (1.10%) Google Play
3 1 (1.10%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) ActiveReports
3 2 (2.20%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) JIRA
2 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.89%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.40%) Hudson
5 3 (3.30%) Maven
6 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.20%) Gradle
6 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.10%) Build Forge
7 1 (1.10%) Selenium
7 1 (1.10%) Subversion
7 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (25.27%) Finance
2 16 (17.58%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.20%) Back Office
6 2 (2.20%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Publishing
7 1 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Games
7 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.10%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) ELK Stack
1 2 (2.20%) RESTful
2 1 (1.10%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) J2EE
2 1 (1.10%) Middleware
2 1 (1.10%) ServiceStack
2 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
1 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.10%) BBC
3 1 (1.10%) CMDB
3 1 (1.10%) Derivative
3 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.10%) IPTV
3 1 (1.10%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (1.10%) STB
3 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) CentOS
3 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Solaris
3 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.20%) Unix
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.75%) Release Management
2 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.48%) Project Management
4 14 (15.38%) DevOps
5 13 (14.29%) ITIL
5 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (13.19%) Change Management
7 11 (12.09%) Scrum
8 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.69%) SDLC
10 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.49%) Software Delivery
11 5 (5.49%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.40%) BDD
12 4 (4.40%) Coaching
12 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.40%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) Java
2 5 (5.49%) C#
3 4 (4.40%) Python
3 4 (4.40%) Ruby
4 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.30%) SQL
5 1 (1.10%) Perl
5 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) Degree
5 2 (2.20%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.20%) PMP
5 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.20%) Ansible
4 2 (2.20%) Kibana
4 2 (2.20%) logstash
4 2 (2.20%) SCCM
5 1 (1.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Oracle
2 6 (6.59%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) Perforce
4 2 (2.20%) IBM
4 2 (2.20%) Intel
4 2 (2.20%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.20%) Rally
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.10%) BT
5 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.10%) F5
5 1 (1.10%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.10%) New Relic
5 1 (1.10%) Niku
5 1 (1.10%) Remedy
5 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.10%) Sybase