Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 84 55
Rank change year-on-year -13 -29 -3
Contract jobs citing Release Management 24 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.06% 1.58% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.69% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 10
Croydon median daily rate £463 £445 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% -5.82% +18.13%
10th Percentile £413 £353 £313
90th Percentile £638 £576 £541
South London median daily rate £455 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +1.11% -5.26% +39.71%
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 1,067 768 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.43% 93.32% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 499 303
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £369 £337 £300
90th Percentile £613 £638 £573
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -61.70% +26.89%
South London median hourly rate £43.01 £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.46% +216.67% -46.00%

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 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in Croydon

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 18 (75.00%) Java
1 18 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (58.33%) Linux
3 14 (58.33%) Maven
4 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (45.83%) Puppet
4 11 (45.83%) DevOps
4 11 (45.83%) Deployment Automation
5 10 (41.67%) Vagrant
6 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
7 7 (29.17%) JBoss
7 7 (29.17%) CentOS
7 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (29.17%) Docker
8 6 (25.00%) Open Source
8 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.83%) JIRA
9 5 (20.83%) Unix
10 4 (16.67%) Confluence
10 4 (16.67%) TeamCity
10 4 (16.67%) Change Control
10 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (16.67%) Kubernetes
10 4 (16.67%) SDLC
10 4 (16.67%) SSL

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 7 (29.17%) JBoss
2 4 (16.67%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) EDRMS
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (58.33%) Maven
4 10 (41.67%) Vagrant
5 5 (20.83%) JIRA
6 4 (16.67%) TeamCity
7 3 (12.50%) Ant
7 3 (12.50%) Artifactory
7 3 (12.50%) Gradle
7 3 (12.50%) SonarQube
8 1 (4.17%) dbdeploy
8 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Publishing
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 10 (41.67%) Java Engineer
1 10 (41.67%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) AWS DevOps
2 7 (29.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) Build Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Release Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Build and Release Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Release Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Python Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.17%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Development Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) YAML
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) CentOS
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (45.83%) Deployment Automation
1 11 (45.83%) DevOps
2 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.67%) Change Control
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) CRM
4 4 (16.67%) Data Management
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) Server Management
4 4 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (8.33%) Guidewire
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) AlienVault
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.17%) VMware