The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Manager
Rank 358 337 330
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 53 77 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 49
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £610 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £410 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Release Manager
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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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 +11 17 £488 -11.36% 9
Hammersmith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Release Manager
England

Release Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 38 (33.63%) Release Management
2 34 (30.09%) Java
3 26 (23.01%) Banking
4 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.35%) Project Management
5 22 (19.47%) Windows
6 20 (17.70%) Scrum
7 19 (16.81%) Ant
8 18 (15.93%) Linux
8 18 (15.93%) ITIL
8 18 (15.93%) Finance
8 18 (15.93%) Configuration Management
8 18 (15.93%) Jenkins
9 17 (15.04%) Python
10 16 (14.16%) Perl
10 16 (14.16%) Front Office
11 14 (12.39%) Perforce
11 14 (12.39%) Fixed Income
11 14 (12.39%) C++
12 13 (11.50%) Visual Studio
12 13 (11.50%) Windows XP
12 13 (11.50%) Investment Banking
12 13 (11.50%) Derivative
12 13 (11.50%) Windows 7
12 13 (11.50%) Scala
13 12 (10.62%) Service Management
14 11 (9.73%) HTML
14 11 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (8.85%) JavaScript

Release Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (5.31%) IIS
2 3 (2.65%) Apache
2 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.77%) Confluence
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Office
2 3 (2.65%) MS Project
3 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Summit
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) DNS
1 2 (1.77%) Internet
1 2 (1.77%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
2 1 (0.88%) VDSL
2 1 (0.88%) ADSL
2 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) DataStage
3 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.77%) MySQL
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Ant
2 18 (15.93%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.50%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.96%) JIRA
4 9 (7.96%) TeamCity
4 9 (7.96%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.96%) Subversion
5 6 (5.31%) Maven
6 4 (3.54%) Hudson
6 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.65%) JProfiler
7 3 (2.65%) Selenium
7 3 (2.65%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.77%) FishEye
8 2 (1.77%) TestNG
8 2 (1.77%) JUnit
8 2 (1.77%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.88%) MSI
9 1 (0.88%) JMeter
9 1 (0.88%) NUnit
General
1 26 (23.01%) Banking
2 18 (15.93%) Finance
3 16 (14.16%) Front Office
4 13 (11.50%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.42%) Retail
7 3 (2.65%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.77%) Advertising
8 2 (1.77%) Publishing
9 1 (0.88%) Games
9 1 (0.88%) Law
9 1 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.88%) Marketing
9 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.73%) HTML
2 8 (7.08%) .NET
2 8 (7.08%) SOAP
2 8 (7.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (7.08%) REST
3 7 (6.19%) Web Services
3 7 (6.19%) JSP
4 6 (5.31%) JMS
5 4 (3.54%) JMX
6 3 (2.65%) LAMP
6 3 (2.65%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.77%) WebSockets
7 2 (1.77%) Middleware
7 2 (1.77%) XML
8 1 (0.88%) XSL
8 1 (0.88%) HTML5
8 1 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.88%) Velocity
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Fixed Income
2 13 (11.50%) Derivative
3 5 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.42%) DTV
4 4 (3.54%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.65%) IPTV
5 3 (2.65%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.77%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.77%) STB
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.77%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.88%) FMCG
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) Tandem
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.47%) Windows
2 18 (15.93%) Linux
3 13 (11.50%) Windows XP
3 13 (11.50%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.19%) UNIX
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.63%) Release Management
2 23 (20.35%) Project Management
2 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.70%) Scrum
4 18 (15.93%) Configuration Management
4 18 (15.93%) ITIL
5 12 (10.62%) Service Management
6 11 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (8.85%) Change Management
8 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.96%) Web Development
9 8 (7.08%) Content Management
9 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2
10 7 (6.19%) TDD
11 6 (5.31%) Performance Testing
12 5 (4.42%) Change Control
12 5 (4.42%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (4.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.09%) Java
2 17 (15.04%) Python
3 16 (14.16%) Perl
4 14 (12.39%) C++
5 13 (11.50%) Scala
6 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.19%) SQL
8 2 (1.77%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.77%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.77%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) ISEB
3 2 (1.77%) CCA
3 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.77%) vSphere
2 1 (0.88%) NDS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Puppet
2 7 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.54%) Nagios
3 4 (3.54%) Capistrano
4 3 (2.65%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.77%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.88%) Salt
6 1 (0.88%) Control-M
6 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Perforce
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.31%) Cognos
4 5 (4.42%) HP
5 3 (2.65%) Remedy
6 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.77%) VMware
6 2 (1.77%) Siebel
6 2 (1.77%) SAP
6 2 (1.77%) Splunk
7 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.88%) Open Text
7 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.88%) Citrix
7 1 (0.88%) BMC
7 1 (0.88%) Informatica
7 1 (0.88%) Lotus
7 1 (0.88%) StreamServe
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