The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Release Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 472 483 494
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 156 156 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 95 90
Median daily rate £465 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £317 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.15% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £34.95 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.95 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Release Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Release Manager in the job title.

Release Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Release Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Manager within the UK.

Release Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Release Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Release Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Release Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Manager within the UK.

Release Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Release Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
England -4 136 £475 -2.31% 14
London +5 77 £500 - 3
South East +10 18 £463 +33.09% 3
Scotland +11 16 £400 -20.00%
East of England - 15 £486 -
City of London +2 14 £542 +3.19%
Edinburgh +18 12 £413 -17.50%
North West -7 10 £470 -4.56% 5
Suffolk - 10 £500 -
Ipswich - 10 £500 -
Hampshire +23 8 £463 -3.64% 1
South West +4 8 £450 +9.09% 1
Croydon - 8 £509 -
West Midlands -13 6 £425 -10.52%
Berkshire +10 5 £415 +118.42% 1
Manchester -2 5 £448 +6.54% 1
Surrey +20 3 £488 +12.06%
Cardiff - 3 £400 -
South Wales - 3 £400 -
Warwickshire - 3 £425 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £425 -
Wales - 3 £400 -
Essex - 3 £425 -
Leatherhead +18 2 £494 +9.72%
Reading +7 2 £450 -
Bristol +2 2 £575 +39.39%
Wiltshire -5 2 £450 -
Wokingham - 2 £438 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £413 -
Glasgow - 2 £275 -

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 featuring Release Manager in the job title.

1 126 (53.16%) Release Management
2 81 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (19.83%) ITIL
4 43 (18.14%) Finance
5 40 (16.88%) Project Management
6 37 (15.61%) Change Management
7 34 (14.35%) Configuration Management
8 33 (13.92%) DevOps
9 30 (12.66%) Security Cleared
10 29 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (11.81%) SC Cleared
12 27 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (11.39%) Scrum
13 26 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (10.55%) SDLC
15 24 (10.13%) JIRA
15 24 (10.13%) SQL
16 22 (9.28%) Service Delivery
16 22 (9.28%) Git (software)
17 21 (8.86%) Banking
17 21 (8.86%) SQL Server
18 20 (8.44%) QA
19 19 (8.02%) Windows
19 19 (8.02%) Microsoft
19 19 (8.02%) Jenkins
20 18 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
20 18 (7.59%) PowerShell
21 17 (7.17%) SAP
21 17 (7.17%) .NET
21 17 (7.17%) Java

Release Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 14 (5.91%) Confluence
2 6 (2.53%) IIS
3 3 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.84%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.22%) GitHub
1 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.69%) Office 365
3 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.11%) LAN
1 5 (2.11%) WAN
2 1 (0.42%) DSL
2 1 (0.42%) Firewall
2 1 (0.42%) Network Security
2 1 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.69%) MarkLogic
4 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.84%) ActiveReports
5 2 (0.84%) Big Data
5 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.42%) BODI
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.42%) MySQL
6 1 (0.42%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (10.13%) JIRA
3 22 (9.28%) Git (software)
4 19 (8.02%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.06%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (4.22%) MSBuild
7 9 (3.80%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.53%) Hudson
9 4 (1.69%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (1.69%) Subversion
9 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.27%) PVCS
11 2 (0.84%) Maven
12 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.42%) Build Forge
12 1 (0.42%) Gradle
12 1 (0.42%) MSTest
12 1 (0.42%) Selenium
12 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (18.14%) Finance
2 21 (8.86%) Banking
3 6 (2.53%) Retail
4 4 (1.69%) Games
4 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.84%) Law
5 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.17%) .NET
2 5 (2.11%) .NET Framework
2 5 (2.11%) Velocity
3 4 (1.69%) Web Services
3 4 (1.69%) XML
4 2 (0.84%) Middleware
5 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.42%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.42%) Node.js
5 1 (0.42%) SOAP
5 1 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.22%) Virtual Team
2 8 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.53%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.69%) CMDB
5 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.27%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.27%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.84%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.84%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) CESG
8 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.42%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.42%) Online Games
8 1 (0.42%) PKI
8 1 (0.42%) Social Media
8 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.02%) Windows
2 15 (6.33%) Linux
3 13 (5.49%) Unix
4 4 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.84%) AIX
6 1 (0.42%) Android
6 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (53.16%) Release Management
2 81 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (19.83%) ITIL
4 40 (16.88%) Project Management
5 37 (15.61%) Change Management
6 34 (14.35%) Configuration Management
7 33 (13.92%) DevOps
8 29 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (11.39%) Scrum
10 26 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (10.55%) SDLC
12 22 (9.28%) Service Delivery
13 16 (6.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (6.75%) Service Management
14 15 (6.33%) PRINCE2
14 15 (6.33%) Waterfall
15 13 (5.49%) Software Delivery
16 12 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (5.06%) ERP
17 11 (4.64%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.13%) SQL
2 18 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 17 (7.17%) Java
4 12 (5.06%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.38%) Python
6 6 (2.53%) C#
7 5 (2.11%) Perl
8 4 (1.69%) Ruby
9 2 (0.84%) ABAP
9 2 (0.84%) C
9 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.42%) C++
10 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.81%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (5.49%) Degree
5 5 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.27%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.84%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) CISSP
8 1 (0.42%) CLAS
8 1 (0.42%) ISEB
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.44%) QA
2 7 (2.95%) SLA
3 4 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.84%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (5.06%) Puppet
2 7 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.69%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.27%) Ansible
5 1 (0.42%) Control-M
5 1 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.17%) SAP
3 12 (5.06%) Oracle
4 4 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.27%) Netezza
5 3 (1.27%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.84%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.84%) ATG
6 2 (0.84%) Fujitsu
6 2 (0.84%) IFS
6 2 (0.84%) Intel
6 2 (0.84%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.42%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.42%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.42%) HP
7 1 (0.42%) IBM
7 1 (0.42%) MKS
7 1 (0.42%) New Relic
7 1 (0.42%) Sonatype
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