The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Release Management
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 15 25
Contract jobs citing Release Management 0 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf - 8.06% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 9.71% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 4
Median daily rate - £370 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £35.50 £20.59
% change year-on-year -44.61% +72.39%  

Release Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 99 103 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 87.61% 83.06% 91.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 77 109
Median daily rate £535 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.63% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Release Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Canary Wharf

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Release Management in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Canary Wharf