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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 390 378 379
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 40 68 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 45
Median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £338 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.95 -
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
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
City of London +7 7 £517 -13.87%
Croydon - 7 £463 -
Canary Wharf 0 1 £400 -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 44 (48.35%) Release Management
2 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.08%) Finance
4 19 (20.88%) Banking
5 18 (19.78%) Project Management
6 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
7 15 (16.48%) DevOps
7 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
8 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
11 11 (12.09%) ITIL
12 10 (10.99%) Java
12 10 (10.99%) JIRA
13 9 (9.89%) Change Management
13 9 (9.89%) TeamCity
14 8 (8.79%) Puppet
14 8 (8.79%) Configuration Management
14 8 (8.79%) SQL
14 8 (8.79%) Oracle
14 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
14 8 (8.79%) Scrum
14 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (7.69%) Linux
15 7 (7.69%) Python
15 7 (7.69%) Service Management
16 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
16 6 (6.59%) SDLC
16 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
16 6 (6.59%) QA

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 3 (3.30%) Confluence
2 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.10%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) GitHub
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) LAN
1 5 (5.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) DSL
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.40%) MarkLogic
2 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.20%) ActiveReports
5 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.99%) JIRA
4 9 (9.89%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.40%) Hudson
6 3 (3.30%) Maven
6 3 (3.30%) PVCS
7 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.20%) Gradle
7 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.10%) Build Forge
8 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.10%) MSTest
8 1 (1.10%) Selenium
8 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 19 (20.88%) Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
1 3 (3.30%) XML
2 1 (1.10%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.10%) J2EE
2 1 (1.10%) RESTful
2 1 (1.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.30%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) CMDB
4 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Unix
3 2 (2.20%) Solaris
3 2 (2.20%) Windows
4 1 (1.10%) CentOS
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.35%) Release Management
2 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.78%) Project Management
4 15 (16.48%) DevOps
5 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (12.09%) ITIL
7 9 (9.89%) Change Management
8 8 (8.79%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.79%) Scrum
9 7 (7.69%) Service Management
10 6 (6.59%) SDLC
11 5 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.49%) Software Delivery
11 5 (5.49%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.40%) Project Planning
12 4 (4.40%) TDD
12 4 (4.40%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.99%) Java
2 8 (8.79%) SQL
3 7 (7.69%) Python
4 6 (6.59%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.49%) C#
6 4 (4.40%) Perl
6 4 (4.40%) Ruby
7 1 (1.10%) C
7 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) BC Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.30%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) PMP
7 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) SLA
3 2 (2.20%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.20%) Ansible
5 1 (1.10%) Control-M
5 1 (1.10%) Kibana
5 1 (1.10%) logstash
5 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle
2 5 (5.49%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.40%) Perforce
4 3 (3.30%) Netezza
5 2 (2.20%) Intel
5 2 (2.20%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.10%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) New Relic
6 1 (1.10%) Niku
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Sybase
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