The median contractor rate for a Release Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Analyst
England / London
Rank 398 431 415
Rank change year-on-year +33 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Release Analyst 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.041% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.043% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Median daily rate £425 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £295 £345
% change year-on-year +22.88% -14.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Release Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Release Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Release Analyst in London

Release Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Analyst in London

Release Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Analyst in London

Release Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
City of London +4 3 £425 +13.33%
Release Analyst
England

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Release Analyst 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 across the London region featuring Release Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
3 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
3 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) IIS
3 6 (54.55%) VB
3 6 (54.55%) Serena
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
3 6 (54.55%) System Testing
3 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
3 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Remedy
5 3 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) Release Management
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development

Release Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (54.55%) IIS
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Documentum
2 1 (9.09%) FileNet
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
2 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) COM
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Equities
1 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) System Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 6 (54.55%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) C#
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Serena
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) HP