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 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Manager
Rank 529 498 486
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 118 135 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 78 92
Median daily rate £450 £440 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +8.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £332 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +3 111 £450 - 12
London +5 51 £550 +7.31% 8
South East 0 20 £413 -6.25% 1
East Midlands - 13 £450 -
Surrey -1 11 £425 -3.40%
Yorkshire +14 7 £330 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 - -
Nottingham - 7 - -
East of England +18 6 £563 -9.27% 1
South West +7 6 £425 +16.43%
West Yorkshire -2 6 - -
Northamptonshire - 6 £450 -
Halifax - 6 - -
Bristol +10 4 £430 -
Hampshire +2 4 £351 -24.10%
North West -13 4 £500 +17.64% 2
Manchester - 4 £500 - 2
Croydon - 4 £322 -
City of London +44 3 £625 +19.04% 3
Bedfordshire +7 3 £563 -37.50%
Staines -4 3 £425 -
West Midlands -20 3 £450 -4.00%
Staffordshire - 3 £450 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £450 -
Luton - 3 £563 -
Buckinghamshire +9 2 £400 -
Essex +6 2 - -
Milton Keynes +5 2 £400 -
Leatherhead +1 2 £425 -5.55%
Edinburgh -9 2 £425 -6.84%

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 152 (56.72%) Release Management
2 67 (25.00%) ITIL
3 56 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (18.66%) Finance
5 40 (14.93%) Configuration Management
6 38 (14.18%) Project Management
6 38 (14.18%) Change Management
7 37 (13.81%) Banking
8 33 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (9.70%) Java
10 25 (9.33%) E-Commerce
10 25 (9.33%) JIRA
11 24 (8.96%) Oracle
12 22 (8.21%) Windows
12 22 (8.21%) SDLC
13 20 (7.46%) Service Management
13 20 (7.46%) Security Cleared
14 19 (7.09%) PRINCE2
15 18 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (6.72%) SC Cleared
15 18 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (6.72%) Retail
16 17 (6.34%) HTML
16 17 (6.34%) Puppet
17 16 (5.97%) Integration Testing
18 15 (5.60%) .NET
18 15 (5.60%) Microsoft
18 15 (5.60%) Telecoms
18 15 (5.60%) Scrum
18 15 (5.60%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.49%) Confluence
4 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.75%) IIS
5 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.37%) Apache
6 1 (0.37%) JBoss
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.99%) MS Office
3 5 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.37%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.12%) IaaS
2 3 (1.12%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
3 1 (0.37%) Google Play
3 1 (0.37%) iTunes
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) Firewall
1 4 (1.49%) SAN
2 2 (0.75%) DNS
2 2 (0.75%) SSL
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.75%) MarkLogic
4 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.75%) QlikView
5 1 (0.37%) MySQL
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (9.33%) JIRA
2 13 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.48%) TeamCity
4 10 (3.73%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.87%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.49%) Hudson
7 3 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.12%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.12%) Gradle
7 3 (1.12%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.75%) FishEye
8 2 (0.75%) Maven
9 1 (0.37%) CMake
9 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.37%) Subversion
9 1 (0.37%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.37%) WiX
General
1 50 (18.66%) Finance
2 37 (13.81%) Banking
3 18 (6.72%) Retail
4 15 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.73%) Publishing
6 8 (2.99%) Law
7 4 (1.49%) Advertising
7 4 (1.49%) Local Government
7 4 (1.49%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.12%) Marketing
9 2 (0.75%) Back Office
9 2 (0.75%) Front Office
10 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.34%) HTML
2 15 (5.60%) .NET
3 12 (4.48%) JMS
3 12 (4.48%) REST
3 12 (4.48%) SOAP
3 12 (4.48%) Web Services
4 9 (3.36%) JSP
5 8 (2.99%) JMX
6 4 (1.49%) J2EE
7 3 (1.12%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.12%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.75%) RESTful
8 2 (0.75%) XML
9 1 (0.37%) CSS
9 1 (0.37%) Middleware
9 1 (0.37%) SignalR
9 1 (0.37%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.24%) Data Centre
3 5 (1.87%) Reinsurance
4 4 (1.49%) BBC
4 4 (1.49%) IPTV
4 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.49%) Over-the-Top Content
4 4 (1.49%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.12%) Statistics
6 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.75%) STB
7 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.37%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.37%) Derivative
7 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.37%) FMCG
7 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.21%) Windows
2 12 (4.48%) Linux
3 9 (3.36%) Unix
4 6 (2.24%) AIX
5 2 (0.75%) CentOS
5 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.75%) Solaris
5 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (56.72%) Release Management
2 67 (25.00%) ITIL
3 56 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (14.93%) Configuration Management
5 38 (14.18%) Change Management
5 38 (14.18%) Project Management
6 33 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (9.33%) E-Commerce
8 22 (8.21%) SDLC
9 20 (7.46%) Service Management
10 19 (7.09%) PRINCE2
11 18 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (5.97%) Integration Testing
13 15 (5.60%) Scrum
14 13 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (4.85%) DevOps
14 13 (4.85%) Web Development
15 12 (4.48%) API Design
15 12 (4.48%) Content Management
16 10 (3.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.70%) Java
2 12 (4.48%) JavaScript
2 12 (4.48%) Shell Script
3 11 (4.10%) C#
3 11 (4.10%) SQL
4 7 (2.61%) Perl
5 6 (2.24%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.49%) Python
6 4 (1.49%) Ruby
7 3 (1.12%) ABAP
7 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.75%) C++
8 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
2 18 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.73%) Degree
4 5 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.48%) QA
2 7 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.49%) SLA
4 2 (0.75%) COBIT
4 2 (0.75%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.75%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.37%) Firmware
3 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (6.34%) Puppet
2 14 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.99%) Capistrano
3 8 (2.99%) Nagios
4 2 (0.75%) Ansible
4 2 (0.75%) Kibana
4 2 (0.75%) logstash
4 2 (0.75%) SCCM
5 1 (0.37%) Control-M
5 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (8.96%) Oracle
2 15 (5.60%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.99%) Atlassian
3 8 (2.99%) Rally
4 7 (2.61%) SAP
5 4 (1.49%) AppDynamics
5 4 (1.49%) BT
5 4 (1.49%) HP
5 4 (1.49%) IBM
5 4 (1.49%) Pega
5 4 (1.49%) Perforce
5 4 (1.49%) Remedy
6 3 (1.12%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.12%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.75%) BMC
7 2 (0.75%) New Relic
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.75%) Splunk
8 1 (0.37%) F5
8 1 (0.37%) hybris
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