The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Management
England / London
Rank 196 180 202
Rank change year-on-year -16 +22  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 233 306 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.21% 1.38% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.62% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 200 146
Median daily rate £495 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% -2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16395 18853 17384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.18% 85.15% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11793 13608 12215
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 194 249
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Management in London

Release Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Management in London

Release Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Management in London

Release Management
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 Management within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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 +14 53 £550 +10.83% 17
Kingston Upon Thames -5 3 £375 +15.38% 1
Westminster - 2 £650 -
Hammersmith - 2 £518 -
Croydon +5 1 £400 +15.10%
Docklands, London -2 1 £600 +26.31%
Canary Wharf -6 1 £240 -58.18%
Moorgate - 1 £340 -
Release Management
England

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 181 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (24.49%) Finance
3 117 (23.68%) SQL
4 100 (20.24%) Banking
5 99 (20.04%) ITIL
6 90 (18.22%) Windows
7 88 (17.81%) DevOps
8 87 (17.61%) Scrum
9 81 (16.40%) Linux
10 79 (15.99%) SDLC
11 76 (15.38%) JIRA
12 74 (14.98%) Java
13 64 (12.96%) Project Management
14 63 (12.75%) Change Management
15 62 (12.55%) Oracle
16 61 (12.35%) QA
17 60 (12.15%) .NET
17 60 (12.15%) Microsoft
18 59 (11.94%) C++
18 59 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
19 57 (11.54%) Unix
20 55 (11.13%) Git (software)
21 53 (10.73%) SQL Server
22 52 (10.53%) Service Management
23 48 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
23 48 (9.72%) Confluence
24 46 (9.31%) Investment Banking
25 45 (9.11%) OO
26 44 (8.91%) Configuration Management
26 44 (8.91%) TDD

Release Management
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 48 (9.72%) Confluence
2 26 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.42%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.42%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.21%) IIS
5 5 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.81%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.61%) CMS
7 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.61%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.40%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.40%) SAS
9 1 (0.20%) Apache
9 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.24%) MS Office
3 15 (3.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (3.04%) MS Project
4 13 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.01%) Lorenzo
3 3 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Eikon
4 1 (0.20%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.20%) HFM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.24%) GitHub
4 8 (1.62%) SaaS
5 5 (1.01%) IaaS
5 5 (1.01%) Office 365
6 4 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.81%) G Suite
7 3 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.40%) PaaS
8 2 (0.40%) Yammer
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.20%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.63%) Firewall
2 5 (1.01%) LDAP
2 5 (1.01%) SSL
2 5 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.61%) DNS
3 3 (0.61%) HTTP
3 3 (0.61%) Internet
3 3 (0.61%) Skype
4 2 (0.40%) Network Security
4 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.20%) MPLS
5 1 (0.20%) NAS
5 1 (0.20%) SAN
5 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (5.87%) Big Data
4 28 (5.67%) Relational Database
5 27 (5.47%) Tick Data
6 25 (5.06%) Oracle Database
7 23 (4.66%) OLTP
8 21 (4.25%) Hadoop
9 17 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (2.43%) DB2
11 11 (2.23%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.02%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.42%) Data Lake
13 7 (1.42%) MySQL
13 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.21%) Apache Hive
14 6 (1.21%) HBase
14 6 (1.21%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (15.38%) JIRA
2 55 (11.13%) Git (software)
3 43 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 25 (5.06%) Maven
4 25 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (4.86%) Selenium
6 18 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 16 (3.24%) TeamCity
8 15 (3.04%) Hudson
9 14 (2.83%) Subversion
10 13 (2.63%) Cucumber
11 12 (2.43%) Gradle
11 12 (2.43%) TestRail
12 11 (2.23%) JUnit
12 11 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (2.02%) DbUnit
13 10 (2.02%) Robot Framework
14 9 (1.82%) Ant
15 8 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (1.62%) MSI
General
1 121 (24.49%) Finance
2 100 (20.24%) Banking
3 46 (9.31%) Investment Banking
4 34 (6.88%) Front Office
5 32 (6.48%) Legal
6 14 (2.83%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.43%) Marketing
7 12 (2.43%) Retail
8 6 (1.21%) Back Office
9 5 (1.01%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) Games
10 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.40%) Law
11 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 114 (23.08%) Developer
2 73 (14.78%) Release Manager
3 55 (11.13%) Analyst
4 40 (8.10%) C++ Developer
5 34 (6.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (4.25%) Project Manager
7 20 (4.05%) Java Developer
8 18 (3.64%) .NET Developer
8 18 (3.64%) Architect
9 16 (3.24%) Change Manager
9 16 (3.24%) Service Manager
10 15 (3.04%) Service Analyst
11 14 (2.83%) Business Analyst
11 14 (2.83%) Change and Release Manager
11 14 (2.83%) Consultant
11 14 (2.83%) Support Analyst
12 13 (2.63%) QA Engineer
13 12 (2.43%) Front Office Developer
14 11 (2.23%) Quantitative Developer
15 10 (2.02%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.15%) .NET
2 34 (6.88%) Web Services
3 30 (6.07%) XML
4 29 (5.87%) HTML
5 28 (5.67%) STL
6 25 (5.06%) JSON
7 24 (4.86%) CSS
8 21 (4.25%) ASP.NET
9 19 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (3.64%) Spring
10 18 (3.64%) Velocity
11 17 (3.44%) REST
12 16 (3.24%) AngularJS
12 16 (3.24%) SOAP
13 15 (3.04%) HTML5
14 14 (2.83%) .NET Framework
14 14 (2.83%) J2EE
14 14 (2.83%) RESTful
14 14 (2.83%) WCF
15 11 (2.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.09%) Virtual Team
2 32 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.05%) Hedge funds
4 19 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.44%) Equities
6 12 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.02%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.42%) CMDB
9 7 (1.42%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.21%) Video on Demand
11 5 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.01%) NHS
11 5 (1.01%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.81%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.81%) PMI
12 4 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 90 (18.22%) Windows
2 81 (16.40%) Linux
3 57 (11.54%) Unix
4 12 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.23%) Android
5 11 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.42%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.42%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.21%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.81%) CentOS
8 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X Server
9 3 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.20%) AIX
10 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (20.04%) ITIL
3 88 (17.81%) DevOps
4 87 (17.61%) Scrum
5 79 (15.99%) SDLC
6 64 (12.96%) Project Management
7 63 (12.75%) Change Management
8 59 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 52 (10.53%) Service Management
10 48 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (9.11%) OO
12 44 (8.91%) Configuration Management
12 44 (8.91%) TDD
13 38 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 37 (7.49%) MVC
15 32 (6.48%) Analytics
16 31 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
17 30 (6.07%) Continuous Delivery
17 30 (6.07%) Migration
18 27 (5.47%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (23.68%) SQL
2 74 (14.98%) Java
3 59 (11.94%) C++
4 39 (7.89%) Python
5 38 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 34 (6.88%) PowerShell
7 32 (6.48%) C#
7 32 (6.48%) Shell Script
8 26 (5.26%) Perl
9 15 (3.04%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.04%) VB
10 14 (2.83%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.63%) Ruby
12 10 (2.02%) Scala
12 10 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.82%) Go
13 9 (1.82%) Rust
14 8 (1.62%) VB6
14 8 (1.62%) VBScript
15 6 (1.21%) Korn
Qualifications
1 35 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.48%) Degree
3 29 (5.87%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.45%) PhD
5 20 (4.05%) ISEB
6 14 (2.83%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.01%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.81%) ECDL
10 4 (0.81%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.61%) CEH
11 3 (0.61%) CISSP
11 3 (0.61%) PMP
12 1 (0.20%) ACCA
12 1 (0.20%) CIMA
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (12.35%) QA
2 22 (4.45%) SLA
3 17 (3.44%) PMO
4 12 (2.43%) MiFID
5 7 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (1.42%) EMIR
6 4 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.40%) FATCA
7 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.20%) SDET
8 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.24%) Docker
3 15 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.81%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.81%) vSphere
7 3 (0.61%) HDFS
8 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.20%) KVM
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.20%) vCloud
9 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.20%) XenApp
9 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (5.26%) Puppet
2 25 (5.06%) Ansible
3 23 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.43%) SCCM
5 6 (1.21%) SELinux
6 5 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.81%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.81%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.81%) OpenSSO
7 4 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.81%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.61%) Nagios
8 3 (0.61%) Nessus
8 3 (0.61%) Nmap
8 3 (0.61%) Oozie
8 3 (0.61%) Sysprep
8 3 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (12.55%) Oracle
2 60 (12.15%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.05%) VMware
4 17 (3.44%) SAP
5 12 (2.43%) Google
5 12 (2.43%) ServiceNow
6 9 (1.82%) Splunk
7 8 (1.62%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.62%) Netezza
7 8 (1.62%) Perforce
8 7 (1.42%) HP
8 7 (1.42%) Murex
9 6 (1.21%) Citrix
9 6 (1.21%) Fixnetix
9 6 (1.21%) Hortonworks
9 6 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.01%) Calypso
11 4 (0.81%) Apple
11 4 (0.81%) IBM
11 4 (0.81%) Symantec
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £454.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago