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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 152 - 185
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £563 - £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £533 - £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 - £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
-45.34% -

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
2811 2943 4889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.80% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2242 2304 3778
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 80
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +34.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCons
2 1 (50.00%) CMake
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) CMake
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) SCons
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce