The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Release Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 157 199 203
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.053% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.056% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £500 £500 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £420 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £385
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Release Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3190 5352 5733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.14% 94.98% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2597 4084 4305
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 80
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £32.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Release Engineer in the job title.

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Release Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Engineer across the City of London region.

Release Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Release Engineer 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 City of London region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Ektron
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) StreamBase
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Lightstreamer
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Lightstreamer
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) Ektron
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (33.33%) StreamBase
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 1 (33.33%) VMware