Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 6 months to 22 May 2018 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 48 48
Rank change year-on-year -30 0 -20
Contract jobs citing Release Management 23 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.05% 0.56% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.63% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Croydon median daily rate £463 £425 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +31.38% +7.83%
10th Percentile £389 £380 £306
90th Percentile £583 £470 £453
South London median daily rate £475 £403 £360
% change year-on-year +18.01% +11.81% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,022 319 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 90.93% 88.86% 90.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 185 385
Croydon median daily rate £500 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.78% +7.74%
10th Percentile £356 £287 £292
90th Percentile £688 £576 £577
South London median daily rate £489 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.61% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - £21.00
South London median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -7.45% +113.64% -35.29%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in Croydon

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in Croydon

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in Croydon over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 15 (65.22%) Deployment Automation
2 14 (60.87%) DevOps
3 12 (52.17%) Puppet
3 12 (52.17%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (47.83%) Maven
4 11 (47.83%) Java
4 11 (47.83%) Linux
4 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
5 9 (39.13%) Vagrant
5 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
6 8 (34.78%) CentOS
6 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (34.78%) JBoss
6 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
7 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Open Source
9 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (13.04%) Finance
10 3 (13.04%) Change Management
10 3 (13.04%) McAfee
10 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
10 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
10 3 (13.04%) Unix
10 3 (13.04%) Windows
10 3 (13.04%) SSL
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) VBScript

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 8 (34.78%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Trello
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
1 11 (47.83%) Maven
2 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (39.13%) Vagrant
3 2 (8.70%) MSI
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (39.13%) Java Engineer
1 9 (39.13%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Build and Release Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Build Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Release Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) SCCM Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Release Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Application Development Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Application Development Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Reinsurance
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) CentOS
2 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Deployment Automation
2 14 (60.87%) DevOps
3 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (52.17%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (17.39%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Management
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Task Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VB
2 3 (13.04%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (13.04%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) CA
2 3 (13.04%) Ivanti
2 3 (13.04%) McAfee
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) AlienVault
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy