The median contractor rate for a Release Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Release Manager
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 375 371
Rank change year-on-year +21 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Release Manager 58 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 32
Median daily rate £475 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £419
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.00

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 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Release Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Manager in London

Release Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Manager in London

Release Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Release Manager in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Release Manager in London

Release Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Release Manager in London

Release Manager
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 Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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 +9 13 £425 -32.00%
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Release Manager
England

Release Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Release Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 57 (57.00%) Release Management
2 34 (34.00%) ITIL
3 31 (31.00%) Finance
4 27 (27.00%) Banking
5 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (24.00%) JIRA
7 18 (18.00%) Service Management
8 15 (15.00%) Project Management
8 15 (15.00%) Confluence
9 13 (13.00%) Linux
10 12 (12.00%) Java
10 12 (12.00%) QA
10 12 (12.00%) SDLC
11 11 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (10.00%) Change Management
12 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
13 8 (8.00%) Scrum
13 8 (8.00%) Oracle
13 8 (8.00%) SQL
13 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
14 7 (7.00%) Python
14 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2
14 7 (7.00%) ERP
14 7 (7.00%) System Testing
14 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
15 6 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
15 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (6.00%) Legal

Release Manager Skill Set
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 15 (15.00%) Confluence
2 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) CMS
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.00%) SaaS
3 2 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) LAN
1 3 (3.00%) WAN
2 1 (1.00%) DSL
2 1 (1.00%) Network Security
2 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) DB2
2 3 (3.00%) MS Access
3 2 (2.00%) Big Data
3 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.00%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 24 (24.00%) JIRA
2 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (4.00%) ClearCase
4 4 (4.00%) Maven
5 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.00%) NUnit
6 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.00%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (31.00%) Finance
2 27 (27.00%) Banking
3 6 (6.00%) Legal
3 6 (6.00%) Retail
4 5 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.00%) Law
7 1 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (1.00%) Front Office
7 1 (1.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (3.00%) J2SE
3 2 (2.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (1.00%) SOAP
4 1 (1.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.00%) Derivative
4 2 (2.00%) EPoS
4 2 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.00%) iSeries
5 1 (1.00%) CMDB
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.00%) Fintech
5 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.00%) PMI
5 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Linux
2 6 (6.00%) Windows
3 5 (5.00%) Unix
4 4 (4.00%) Android
4 4 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.00%) Release Management
2 34 (34.00%) ITIL
3 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.00%) Service Management
5 15 (15.00%) Project Management
6 12 (12.00%) SDLC
7 10 (10.00%) Change Management
7 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.00%) Scrum
9 7 (7.00%) ERP
9 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.00%) System Testing
10 6 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.00%) Regression Testing
11 5 (5.00%) Release Automation
11 5 (5.00%) Test Management
12 4 (4.00%) Analytics
12 4 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.00%) Java
2 8 (8.00%) SQL
3 7 (7.00%) Python
4 4 (4.00%) Perl
5 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.00%) C#
7 1 (1.00%) C++
7 1 (1.00%) VB
7 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.00%) ISEB
4 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.00%) PMP
5 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.00%) PMO
3 1 (1.00%) MiFID
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Ansible
1 4 (4.00%) BladeLogic
1 4 (4.00%) Puppet
1 4 (4.00%) Terraform
1 4 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (8.00%) Oracle
2 4 (4.00%) BMC
2 4 (4.00%) IBM
3 3 (3.00%) SAP
3 3 (3.00%) Sybase
4 2 (2.00%) Hortonworks
4 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.00%) Baan
5 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.00%) Epicor
5 1 (1.00%) Fixnetix
5 1 (1.00%) IFS
5 1 (1.00%) Infor
5 1 (1.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.00%) Remedy
5 1 (1.00%) Serena
5 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
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