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 29 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
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 149 216
Rank change year-on-year -70 +67  
Contract jobs citing Release Management 235 363 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.13% 1.68% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.96% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 244 148
London median daily rate £475 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.81%  
10th Percentile £363 £305 £305
90th Percentile £638 £688 £588
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £31.00 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -  
England median hourly rate £15.83 £26.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -39.11% +28.80%  

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 18036 18488 19232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.76% 85.45% 82.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50342 52165 48000
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £333 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 397 607
London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -3.18%  
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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 -7 41 £450 -13.25% 18
Uxbridge -1 4 £515 -14.16%
Kingston Upon Thames -9 3 £375 -21.05%
Croydon -12 2 - -
Romford +3 1 - -
Surbiton -2 1 £390 -
Release Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 158 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (24.15%) Finance
3 105 (22.44%) SQL
4 95 (20.30%) ITIL
4 95 (20.30%) Windows
5 94 (20.09%) Java
6 93 (19.87%) DevOps
7 92 (19.66%) Banking
8 83 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (16.88%) JIRA
9 79 (16.88%) Scrum
10 71 (15.17%) Microsoft
11 70 (14.96%) TDD
12 69 (14.74%) Linux
13 67 (14.32%) SDLC
14 64 (13.68%) Project Management
15 63 (13.46%) Jenkins
16 58 (12.39%) .NET
17 54 (11.54%) SQL Server
17 54 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
18 52 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
19 51 (10.90%) OO
20 50 (10.68%) Unix
21 49 (10.47%) C++
22 45 (9.62%) Front Office
22 45 (9.62%) Service Management
22 45 (9.62%) Git (software)
22 45 (9.62%) PowerShell
23 44 (9.40%) Change Management
24 43 (9.19%) JavaScript

Release Management
Co-occurring 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 41 (8.76%) Confluence
2 24 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.49%) IIS
4 10 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.92%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.71%) nginx
7 7 (1.50%) Apache
7 7 (1.50%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.28%) CMS
9 5 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.07%) Jetty
9 5 (1.07%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.64%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.85%) Endur
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.43%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.43%) Lorenzo
3 2 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.71%) GitHub
3 8 (1.71%) Office 365
4 7 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (1.50%) SaaS
5 6 (1.28%) IaaS
5 6 (1.28%) PaaS
6 5 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.64%) Heroku
9 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.43%) G Suite
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.21%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.21%) Force.com
10 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.92%) DNS
2 8 (1.71%) Firewall
2 8 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.07%) DHCP
3 5 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.85%) LAN
4 4 (0.85%) SSL
4 4 (0.85%) Unified Communications
4 4 (0.85%) VLAN
4 4 (0.85%) WAN
5 3 (0.64%) HTTP
5 3 (0.64%) LDAP
5 3 (0.64%) Skype
5 3 (0.64%) VPN
6 2 (0.43%) Intranet
6 2 (0.43%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.43%) Wireless
7 1 (0.21%) Internet
7 1 (0.21%) MPLS
7 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.13%) Tick Data
4 23 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (4.06%) MySQL
6 18 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.63%) Oracle Database
8 16 (3.42%) Hadoop
9 15 (3.21%) OLTP
10 13 (2.78%) Big Data
11 10 (2.14%) Apache Hive
11 10 (2.14%) DB2
11 10 (2.14%) MarkLogic
12 9 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.50%) HBase
14 7 (1.50%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (16.88%) JIRA
2 63 (13.46%) Jenkins
3 54 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (9.62%) Git (software)
5 39 (8.33%) Maven
6 30 (6.41%) Subversion
7 26 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 25 (5.34%) Cucumber
9 21 (4.49%) JUnit
9 21 (4.49%) TeamCity
10 15 (3.21%) Selenium
11 14 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (2.78%) Gradle
12 13 (2.78%) Mockito
13 12 (2.56%) TestRail
14 11 (2.35%) MSBuild
14 11 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
15 10 (2.14%) Ant
16 9 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 113 (24.15%) Finance
2 92 (19.66%) Banking
3 45 (9.62%) Front Office
4 40 (8.55%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.42%) Back Office
5 16 (3.42%) Legal
5 16 (3.42%) Retail
6 8 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.50%) Marketing
8 6 (1.28%) Publishing
9 4 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.64%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Advertising
11 2 (0.43%) Automotive
11 2 (0.43%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.43%) French Language
11 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 140 (29.91%) Developer
2 61 (13.03%) Analyst
3 56 (11.97%) Release Manager
4 39 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 37 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 22 (4.70%) Quantitative Developer
8 20 (4.27%) Project Manager
8 20 (4.27%) Service Manager
9 19 (4.06%) Business Analyst
9 19 (4.06%) C++ Developer
9 19 (4.06%) Front Office Developer
10 18 (3.85%) Architect
11 15 (3.21%) Cloud Engineer
12 14 (2.99%) Service Analyst
13 13 (2.78%) Support Analyst
14 12 (2.56%) C# Developer
15 11 (2.35%) Environment Manager
15 11 (2.35%) Senior Developer
16 9 (1.92%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.39%) .NET
2 35 (7.48%) XML
3 27 (5.77%) Web Services
4 24 (5.13%) HTML
4 24 (5.13%) Spring
5 22 (4.70%) JSON
5 22 (4.70%) SOAP
6 21 (4.49%) AngularJS
7 20 (4.27%) .NET Framework
7 20 (4.27%) WCF
8 19 (4.06%) REST
9 18 (3.85%) CSS
9 18 (3.85%) HTML5
10 17 (3.63%) ASP.NET
10 17 (3.63%) RESTful
11 15 (3.21%) STL
12 14 (2.99%) Hibernate
12 14 (2.99%) JMS
13 12 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (2.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.70%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.06%) Equities
3 16 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 12 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 11 (2.35%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.92%) Derivative
7 9 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.92%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.71%) CMDB
9 7 (1.50%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.28%) Fintech
10 6 (1.28%) Video on Demand
11 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.07%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 95 (20.30%) Windows
2 69 (14.74%) Linux
3 50 (10.68%) Unix
4 19 (4.06%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.14%) Android
5 10 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.50%) CentOS
8 5 (1.07%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.64%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (0.43%) Solaris
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (20.30%) ITIL
3 93 (19.87%) DevOps
4 83 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (16.88%) Scrum
6 70 (14.96%) TDD
7 67 (14.32%) SDLC
8 64 (13.68%) Project Management
9 51 (10.90%) OO
10 45 (9.62%) Service Management
11 44 (9.40%) Change Management
12 42 (8.97%) Test Automation
13 38 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
15 35 (7.48%) BDD
16 33 (7.05%) MVC
17 32 (6.84%) Test Strategy
18 31 (6.62%) Migration
19 30 (6.41%) Configuration Management
20 28 (5.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 105 (22.44%) SQL
2 94 (20.09%) Java
3 49 (10.47%) C++
4 45 (9.62%) PowerShell
5 43 (9.19%) JavaScript
6 41 (8.76%) C#
7 32 (6.84%) Shell Script
8 31 (6.62%) Python
9 17 (3.63%) Ruby
10 15 (3.21%) T-SQL
11 13 (2.78%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.56%) Perl
13 11 (2.35%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.92%) C
15 8 (1.71%) Scala
16 7 (1.50%) VB
17 6 (1.28%) VBA
18 5 (1.07%) VBScript
19 4 (0.85%) Apple Swift
19 4 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (8.76%) Degree
2 22 (4.70%) PhD
3 20 (4.27%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.63%) ISEB
5 12 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.64%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.43%) MBA
10 2 (0.43%) PMP
10 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.48%) QA
2 15 (3.21%) SLA
3 13 (2.78%) MiFID
4 7 (1.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (1.50%) EMIR
5 5 (1.07%) PMO
6 4 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.21%) COBIT
9 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.06%) Docker
3 7 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.07%) HDFS
5 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.43%) KVM
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.43%) XenApp
7 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (7.69%) Puppet
2 31 (6.62%) Ansible
3 25 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.35%) Terraform
5 7 (1.50%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (1.50%) Oozie
6 6 (1.28%) SCCM
7 5 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.85%) Packer
9 3 (0.64%) Nagios
9 3 (0.64%) Rancher
9 3 (0.64%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.43%) Control-M
10 2 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.21%) Graphite
Vendors
1 71 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.48%) Oracle
3 18 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 14 (2.99%) Murex
5 13 (2.78%) Splunk
6 12 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 11 (2.35%) VMware
8 9 (1.92%) Calypso
8 9 (1.92%) Perforce
8 9 (1.92%) Sophis
9 8 (1.71%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.50%) CheckPoint
10 7 (1.50%) Fixnetix
10 7 (1.50%) SAP
11 6 (1.28%) IBM
11 6 (1.28%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.07%) Cisco
12 5 (1.07%) Netezza
13 4 (0.85%) Citrix
13 4 (0.85%) Juniper
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