The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Release Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 586 600 544
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -56
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 43 30 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.059% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 15
Median daily rate £450 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Release Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46808 48220 46633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.77% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 30827 29175
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1864 1918
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Release Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Release Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Release Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Release Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Release Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Engineer across the England region.

Release Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Release Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -4 15 £513 +2.50% 1
South East +1 6 £375 -6.25% 2
West Midlands -16 6 £325 +4.00%
East Midlands - 4 £373 -
South West - 4 £425 - 2
Yorkshire -1 3 - - 1
North East -52 3 £500 +66.66%
East of England - 2 £325 - 1
Release Engineer
UK

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (34.78%) JIRA
4 23 (33.33%) Release Management
4 23 (33.33%) ITIL
5 20 (28.99%) UML
5 20 (28.99%) ISO 9001
5 20 (28.99%) TickIT
5 20 (28.99%) Waterfall
6 19 (27.54%) Linux
6 19 (27.54%) V-Model
7 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
7 18 (26.09%) DevOps
8 17 (24.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
10 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
10 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (17.39%) Windows
12 11 (15.94%) Ansible
12 11 (15.94%) SQL
13 10 (14.49%) Java
13 10 (14.49%) Oracle
14 9 (13.04%) Finance
14 9 (13.04%) TeamCity
14 9 (13.04%) Maven
15 8 (11.59%) Subversion
15 8 (11.59%) Change Management
15 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
15 8 (11.59%) Ant
15 8 (11.59%) Python

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (7.25%) Apache
2 4 (5.80%) IIS
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
3 3 (4.35%) Lightstreamer
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) GitHub
2 2 (2.90%) IaaS
2 2 (2.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (34.78%) JIRA
3 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
4 17 (24.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
6 9 (13.04%) Maven
6 9 (13.04%) TeamCity
7 8 (11.59%) Ant
7 8 (11.59%) Subversion
8 4 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (4.35%) git-flow
9 3 (4.35%) Hudson
9 3 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.90%) CMake
10 2 (2.90%) Gradle
10 2 (2.90%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.45%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.90%) LAMP
4 2 (2.90%) Spring
4 2 (2.90%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Derivative
2 2 (2.90%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) CMDB
3 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Linux
2 12 (17.39%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Unix
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) AIX
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) ITIL
2 23 (33.33%) Release Management
3 20 (28.99%) UML
3 20 (28.99%) Waterfall
4 19 (27.54%) V-Model
5 18 (26.09%) DevOps
6 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.59%) Change Management
7 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.70%) Scrum
9 6 (8.70%) Service Management
10 5 (7.25%) TDD
11 4 (5.80%) Open Source
12 3 (4.35%) Content Management
12 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
12 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (2.90%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.94%) SQL
3 10 (14.49%) Java
4 8 (11.59%) Python
5 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.70%) C#
6 6 (8.70%) Perl
7 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.35%) PHP
8 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.35%) Ruby
8 3 (4.35%) VBScript
9 2 (2.90%) C++
10 1 (1.45%) C
10 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.45%) Groovy
10 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.45%) Jython
10 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.99%) ISO 9001
1 20 (28.99%) TickIT
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Ansible
2 8 (11.59%) Puppet
3 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.35%) Control-M
4 3 (4.35%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.45%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Atlassian
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) CA
3 3 (4.35%) Ektron
3 3 (4.35%) IBM
3 3 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.35%) StreamBase
3 3 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.45%) Trayport
4 1 (1.45%) VMware
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