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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Manager
England / London
Rank 363 326 360
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 39 89 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.42% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.44% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 71 30
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £345 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18338 20387 20346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.08% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13144 14440 14336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 307 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
City of London -18 6 £450 -5.26% 1
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 67 (58.77%) Release Management
2 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (24.56%) Finance
4 23 (20.18%) ITIL
5 22 (19.30%) Change Management
6 21 (18.42%) Project Management
6 21 (18.42%) Banking
6 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
7 20 (17.54%) Scrum
8 19 (16.67%) Java
8 19 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 18 (15.79%) SQL
9 18 (15.79%) JIRA
10 16 (14.04%) QA
10 16 (14.04%) Configuration Management
10 16 (14.04%) SDLC
11 14 (12.28%) DevOps
12 13 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (10.53%) Linux
13 12 (10.53%) Confluence
14 11 (9.65%) Jenkins
14 11 (9.65%) Service Management
15 10 (8.77%) .NET
15 10 (8.77%) Virtual Team
16 9 (7.89%) Software Deployment
16 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (7.89%) Product Management
16 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
16 9 (7.89%) Software Engineering

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 12 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (1.75%) CMS
2 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.14%) GitHub
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) LAN
1 5 (4.39%) WAN
2 2 (1.75%) DSL
3 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.39%) Big Data
2 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.63%) DB2
5 2 (1.75%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.88%) BODI
6 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (15.79%) JIRA
2 11 (9.65%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.51%) Hudson
4 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.63%) PVCS
6 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.88%) MSTest
7 1 (0.88%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (24.56%) Finance
2 21 (18.42%) Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.51%) Games
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) .NET
2 5 (4.39%) Velocity
2 5 (4.39%) Web Services
3 3 (2.63%) J2SE
4 2 (1.75%) XML
4 2 (1.75%) XSLT
5 1 (0.88%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) SOAP
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Virtual Team
2 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.75%) Derivative
6 2 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.75%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Fintech
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.88%) Online Games
7 1 (0.88%) Social Media
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.53%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) Unix
3 7 (6.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (58.77%) Release Management
2 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.18%) ITIL
4 22 (19.30%) Change Management
5 21 (18.42%) Project Management
6 20 (17.54%) Scrum
7 16 (14.04%) Configuration Management
7 16 (14.04%) SDLC
8 14 (12.28%) DevOps
9 13 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.65%) Service Management
11 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.89%) Product Management
11 9 (7.89%) Software Deployment
11 9 (7.89%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.02%) ERP
12 8 (7.02%) Microservices
12 8 (7.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.67%) Java
2 18 (15.79%) SQL
3 9 (7.89%) Python
3 9 (7.89%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.26%) Perl
5 3 (2.63%) Ruby
6 2 (1.75%) ABAP
7 1 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.02%) Degree
4 7 (6.14%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.63%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.04%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) Puppet
2 4 (3.51%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.75%) Ansible
3 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (7.89%) Oracle
1 9 (7.89%) SAP
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.51%) Hortonworks
3 4 (3.51%) IFS
4 3 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.63%) Netezza
4 3 (2.63%) Sybase
5 2 (1.75%) IBM
5 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.88%) Cadence
6 1 (0.88%) Facebook
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.88%) Sonatype
6 1 (0.88%) TIBCO